Located just off Barcelona’s prestigious Passeig de Gracia Boulevard, this luxury hotel offers city views from its rooftop pool.
It also has a unique art collection and courtesy Smart cars.
Built in a converted 19th century palace, Claris Hotel & Spa GL combines the classicism of the original place with modern materials and it has over 400 original pieces of art on display, giving it the Specialit Monument status. It offers free entry to the Barcelona. Egyptian Museum located next door.
The smart, soundproofed bedrooms feature stylish décor and hand-made furniture. Each one comes with LCD satellite TV, sofa and pieces of Roman, Egyptian and Hindu artwork.
The hotel’s Terraza del Claris Restaurant serves gourmet Mediterranean food on the roof terrace overlooking the characteristic rooftops of the Eixample quarter. The Mr Kao Restaurant offers classic recipes from Chinese gastronomy combined with Mediterranean ingredients and local produce.
The Claris is just 5 minutes’ walk from Gaudí’s Casa Batlló and La Pedera. The Ramblas is around 10 minutes’ walk away.