Designed by the architect Ricardo Bofill, the hotel will provide a contemporary lifestyle experience with a complete range of services, such as Spain's first Bliss® Spa (New York's hottest spa), a restaurant on the second floor with unparalleled views of the Barcelona shoreline, a sleek rooftop bar from London-based nightlife gurus Ignite Group and the signature W living room experience. Built in 2009, the hotel has a total of 473 rooms on offer and welcomes guests in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities and lift access. Guests may additionally make use of the newspaper stand, conference facilities, WLAN Internet access and room and laundry services. A garage is available to those arriving by car (fees apply).Guests can sleep in style and enjoy the state-of-the-art entertainment system and the signature Munchie Box for the intermittent snack. They may also unwind on a stylishly cosy chaise lounge facing floor-to-ceiling windows with a virtually 360-degree view over the sea, city or mountains. The rooms come equipped with a shower, double or king-size bed, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, radio and Internet access. Furthermore, they have a safe, minibar and individually regulated air conditioning and heating as standard.