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El Palace

Gran Vía Corts Catalanes, 668, Barcelona, Spain
Classic Preferred Hotel

El Palace


Insider Tip

The World Heritage-listed Palau de la Musica Catalana concert hall is just a short walk from the hotel. Built between 1905 and 1908 in the Catalan modernist style, it is considered by many to be one of Barcelona’s most beautiful buildings. Guided tours are offered daily; advanced reservations are recommended.

Hotel Overview

By Passeig de Gracia
Ideally situated in Barcelona’s Eixample district, this luxury 20th-century hotel is 2 blocks from Passeig de Gracia and 2 km (1 mi) from Las Ramblas.
Flat-screen TVs
El Palace Hotel offers 120 guestrooms and suites, which include flat-screen TVs, wireless Internet access, and bathrooms with separate tubs and showers.
2 restaurants
The hotel features a business center, a concierge desk, and a 24-hour front desk. 2 restaurants and 2 bars are on site, and room service is available 24 hours.

Amenity highlights:

The brand new Winter Garden Restaurant offers gastronomic luxury menus focused on typical Mediterranean products with an exquisite combination of different cuisine styles. Other dining options include the Parisian Brasserie-style 19/Nineteen Restaurant and The Garden, which serves daily buffet breakfast. Room service is available 24 hours.

What to expect:

El Palace Hotel, first opened in 1919 with a neo-classical façade and grand public areas, has been totally refurbished and opened again in late 2009 as a renovated grand luxury hotel. Considered Barcelona's most iconic hotel for over 90 years, the works have preserved the classic spirit, distinguished as a symbol of the hotel tradition and considered nowadays as the only Luxury Classic Hotel in the city.


Gran Vía Corts Catalanes, 668, Barcelona, Spain


BCN - Barcelona El Prat Airport



120 new luxury rooms, 42 of them being Suites and Junior Suites, fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology. They are elegant, with classic luxury style combined with the most contemporary style in the bathrooms; some of them with Roman Bath decorated with different color mosaics. 6 top new Suites in 2017 inspired on the 6 Classic Arts will complete the hotel luxury offering.



Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guaranteed, and may incur additional charges.


19/Nineteen Restaurant
Restaurant designed to resemble a Parisian brasserie. Serves Mediterranean cuisine with international influences. Open daily from late morning to late evening.
Hall Bar
Intimate lounge serving drinks and afternoon tea.
Bluesman Cocktail Bar
English-style bar daily opened with refined cocktails and live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Is remarkable the new "Whisky Tasting Lounge" where it is possible to delight the best whiskies around the world as well as occasional marinated whisky tastings. Additionally, it is possible to buy the best cigars at the hotel's exclusive cigar's cave.
The Garden
Serves buffet and a la carte breakfast daily. Offers brunch on Sundays.
Winter Garden Restaurant
The new gastronomic restaurant, the Winter Garden (opened Thu-Mon evenings), has been recently inaugurated offering a menu based on medium sides with the best quality products as well as the most organic and ecologic dishes. In it, you can enjoy an incredible mix of cuisines, immerse yourself into the natural Mediterranean flavors and delight the most outstanding kitchen of our house Chef Marc Mallasen.


Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a health club, garden and a spa/sauna.

Mayan Spa: Inspired by the Mayan Culture, a place where mind, body and soul become one. Traditions from one generation to another applied with luxury in the unique hotel El Palace *****GL in Barcelona. Sounds, rituals and traditional Mayan treatments combined with the French exclusive and prestigious luxury cosmetics brand Anne Semonin, will make your spa experience unforgettable. Submerge yourself into the Mayan Culture and let us pamper you.

New Diana’s Romantic Garden: Recently opened at the hotel’s rooftop terrace including a totally ecological swimming-pool inspired in the Roman Baths designed by Cesar Ritz. More than 50 autochthone vegetal species configure the garden full of pergolas with different kind of flowers that will make client enjoy a sensorial experience with 360º panoramic views to Barcelona. The Gastronomic Restaurant called the Winter Garden honoring the antique hotel’s hall is completing this area.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving
  • Tennis