27 Jun Almanac Barcelona
Barcelona is the lucky city home to the first Almanac Hotel, a luxury hotel collection soon to open in other key destinations worldwide. Located along the Gran Via de les Cortes Catalanes, it is a perfect departure point as you navigate through the city. It is a mere five-minute walk from the iconic Paseo de Gracia where you will gaze at modernist buildings by Gaudí, in addition to enjoying stylish shopping and gastronomic experiences.
Design & Accommodation
The Almanac brand prides itself on enhancing their guest’s experience through the following elements of travel: Scent, Taste, Light & Touch. Upon entrance you feel a soft wave of citrus, a signature scent created by master perfumer Jimmy Boyd, that hits all the notes embodying the Mediterranean spirit. The lobby area and the entire hotel oozes quality; it strives to maintain personalized and consistent service. Heavyweight interior designer Jaime Beriestain has achieved a complex combination of luxury, comfort and creativity in his design of the hotel; as he has elegantly mixes textures, fabrics and colors.
The hotel houses 91 rooms, including 61 superior rooms and 30 suites. There are 12 room categories ranging from the Gallery Room & the Gran Via Cube Room to the Terrace Suite & the Almanac Signature Suite. The cube room offers a small resting nook by the window overlooking the vibrant avenue. Crack open one of the Almanac-branded craft beers and enjoy the view or simply relax with a hot cup of coffee or tea from the complimentary minibar. As the name suggests, guests of the terrace suite can enjoy their surrounding terrace, even accessing it from the shower! All bathrooms are done with a combination of gold details & Ibiza style marble, and offer uniquely crafted amenities.
All rooms dispose of the latest technologies: surround sound speaker, Bluetooth connection, electronic AC/Heating control, Apple TV/Netflix, tablet & smartphone giving you information about activities in the city. Also, the smartphone is yours during your stay and can be used for both domestic and international calls at no extra charge.
A Culinary Show
Taking advantage of the extensive harvest & moderate climate, the Línia restaurant offers Mediterranean and km 0 food. A complimentary full breakfast, including the finest Italian coffee by Ciano Coffee Roasters and innovative pastries created by well-known pastry chef, is served here to all guests.
On the top floor of the hotel is Azimuth, the rooftop bar & lounge. Here you will also find a pool & sun lounge exclusive to guests. Heighten your senses while sipping on an afternoon drink and take in the 360-degree views. This space, in addition to the Línia restaurant, is open to the public and hosts periodical DJ events and live concerts, bringing the city’s energy to the hotel!
Private Events & Additional Amenities
A variety of spaces are available for private events and conferences. Simply above the Línia restaurant, the Mezzanine level has three conference rooms fit for about 10 people each, all disposing of natural light. On the lower level you will find the larger conference room for 110 people, perfect for a large event.
On the other side of this floor, you can spot the spa. Here you can enjoy the meditation lounge and make a reservation for a massage or any facial service, where only the finest French beauty products are used.
From its quality products to its tailor-made services, the Almanac is truly a high-end tastemaker on the hotel scene this year and is sure to make a mark in the industry.
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 621, 08007 Barcelona | 5* | 91 rooms | almanachotels.com