This four star contemporary design hotel, next to Barcelona, is air conditioned throughout and includes a luggage room and parking facilities. Situated in the Hospitalet area, the sights and attractions of central Barcelona are easily reached. Guest rooms all benefit from free internet access and a daily housekeeping service, whilst mod-cons like cable television, make-up mirror and climate control provide guests with a little extra luxury and home comfort. Board rooms and conference rooms are available for those guests travelling on business and cots can be provided for families with little ones.
Football fans should include a visit to the famous camp nou stadium. If you’re lucky enough to be visiting during the season, watching a match here is a truly memorable experience with the whole stadium coming alive with energy. Alternatively tours are available throughout the year to discover more about the famous FC Barcelona club and its home stadium. Start your tour in the museum section where you can see memorabilia from all the clubs players past and present and watch some of the clubs highlights over the years. Then you’ll take a tour into the press room, changing rooms and out onto the pitch.
Ciutadella Park is a great place to while away the day, especially when the sun is shining! The impressive fountain here is a great spot for a photo, and there are kiosks around it where you can enjoy a drink whilst admiring it. If you’re looking for romance, bring a picnic and then take a boat out onto the lake to enjoy some alone time with a loved one. Barcelona Zoo can also be found in the park as well as the museum of zoology and the museum of geology. Just up from the park is the city’s arc de triomphe, a popular spot for skateboarders and roller bladers, it’s another iconic photo opportunity.
You can’t visit Barcelona without sampling some seafood. Tabarca Langosta’s Club specialises in lobster, whilst Fishop is a chic restaurant come shop on the classy Passeig de Gracia serving delicious seafood dishes and a sushi set menu. Make sure to order a bottle of the local cava to accompany your meal- this delicious sparkling wine is a product of Catalonia with prices in the supermarket from just 1 euro for a whole bottle! For something sweet, crema catalana is the traditional dessert of the region, but the city also prides itself on a wide selection of exotic ice cream flavours. Just walk down las ramblas and you’ll discover biscotti, peanut butter and pavlova gelato to name just a few.