Hotel 1898, Barcelona
Hotel 1898, Barcelona

Hotel 1898, Barcelona

Look out over the Barcelona skyline from the heart of the city with a stay at this elegant, colonial-style hotel and spa, located on the vibrant boulevard of La Rambla.

From the rooftop terrace at the Hotel 1898 you can enjoy magnificent, panoramic views over the Catalan capital. Also here you can take a dip in the open-air swimming pool or simply relax with a refreshing drink and delicious tapas.

For more relaxation, head to the H1898’s spa zone. Here you will find a gym, sauna and steam bath, allowing you to work up a sweat before a session in the submerged beds and hydrotherapy pool. You can even indulge yourself with a massage or other health and beauty treatment.

Choose from the H1898’s selection of 3 restaurants and 2 bars. Then spend a relaxing night’s sleep in your elegant, air-conditioned room, where luxury amenities include plasma-screen TVs and rain showers.

The excellent location of Hotel 1898 in the heart of Barcelona means you are just a short walk away from many of its famous attractions. Soak up the atmosphere of La Rambla, visit the fresh food market of La Boquería and stroll to the emblematic Plaça Catalunya.

The other side of the street you will find the narrow shopping streets of the Gothic Quarter and the city's cathedral. You can also walk to other important sites such as the Palau de la Música, La Pedrera and the Casa Batlló, the port and Montjuïc. Galleries such as the Picasso, the MACBA and the CCCB are all within 10 minutes of the hotel.

The H1898’s colonial-style hall leads onto a library and business centre, where you can make use of the free internet terminals. Exclusive facilities include a shoeshine service and free Wi-Fi throughout.

In the spa zone you can unwind using facilities such as the dry sauna, a steam bath or therapeutic showers. The indoor pool comes with a massage bench using micro-bubbles. Massages and other body treatments – inspired by the spices and products of the Silk Route – are given in the private treatment cabins (extra fees may apply).

The hotel is named after the year in which the final Spanish colonies, the Philippines and Cuba, gained independence. The building was once the headquarters for the Filipino Tobacco Company.

Each of the Hotel 1898’s air-conditioned rooms comes with marble bathrooms with rain showers and ETRO toiletries. State-of-the-art amenities include plasma-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi internet access. Extra comfort is provided by the pillow menu.