Hotel Bagues

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Situated in Barcelona’s on the famed La Rambla, within minutes from La Boqueria market, Hotel Bagues is a luxury five-star boutique hotel housed in the historic palace of El Regulador. With its prime location, the hotel places guests in the midst of the Gothic Quarter’s most illustrious cultural gems as well as other important local sights like the Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house, the Cathedral, and Museum of Contemporary Art. The palace is also home to the illustrious Masriera Museum, which showcases the Art Nouveau collection of esteemed jeweler Masriera.

Designed in 1850 by the architect Josep Fontserè i Doménech, the hotel is a masterpiece of Romantic classical architecture with a façade that features signature details of stucco, stone and terracotta sculpture work that remain a beautiful fixture of the Rambles architectural landscape. Deluxe amenities include 24-hour room service and mini-bar, safe, free WiFi Internet access, flat screen LED television with satellite programming, individual air conditioning and heating, and premium toiletries and bath robe.

Bistrot El Regulador is the hotel’s fine dining restaurant where guests can sample traditional Catalonian cuisine re-imagined with contemporary flair. The Cocktail Bar El Regulador is a perfect space to enjoy afternoon aperitifs or after dinner drinks, while the hotel’s terrace complete with outdoor swimming pool and solarium presents a wonderful opportunity to relax and take-in sweeping views of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter and Raval neighborhood.