This modern hotel has become symbolic of Barcelona due to the building's unusual shape and colour. It has also been praised for its excellent interior and dedicated service. The air-conditioned hotel comprises a total of 364 rooms, with a lobby and 24-hour reception, a currency exchange bureau, a cloakroom and a safe, as well as lifts and conference facilities. Dining and drinking options include a bar, a café and a restaurant. Guests may also take advantage of the room and laundry service, the Internet access and the medical assistance available. Guests arriving by car may make use of the car park and garage.
This hotel is located on the Avenida Diagonal, near the new Barcelona International Exhibition and Conference Centre (CCIB) and the Forum 2004. It is in an ideal location, not only due to it being the new business area of the city, but also due to the proximity to the harbour, the marine zoo and the underwater reef. The beach is about 500 m away and the city centre is less than 15 minutes away. Ronda Litoral street and public transport links offer easy access to further attractions.
All the rooms are furnished in modern design and fitted with the latest technology, with particular attention paid to guests' comfort and well-being. The rooms come with en suite bathroom facilities with a hydro-massage shower, a hairdryer and a bathrobe, as well as complimentary ISDN Internet access, a direct dial telephone, satellite TV, free minibar, complimentary room safe, background music, a king-size bed and a fantastic panoramic view. The air conditioning and heating are centrally regulated.
Guests may take advantage of a whole range of complimentary leisure facilities. These include a spectacular 18-m outdoor pool with a view of the sea. There is also a fully-equipped gym with bar service, sauna, massage centre, changing rooms and a towel service.
The hotel offers an excellent, carefully chosen à la carte menu. Guests can sample a range of dishes which combine modern and traditional Mediterranean cuisine.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted in the hotel.
Take the underground line 4 (yellow line) to Maresme-Forum. By bus, take the number 7 (Diagonal Zona Universitaria to Diagonal Mar/Forum). By tram, travel to the stop Diagonal Mar/Forum. If arriving by car, take the Ronda Litoral, reached via every large road which leads into Barcelona. Then take exit 24. The hotel is on the right-hand side. It is house number 1 in Avenida Diagonal.
There is a city tax payable by guests at the hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV