Hotel of the month: El Palace, Barcelona
NEWSLETTER – SEPTEMBER 2019
100 years of history: from Ritz to Palace (1919-2019)
Located in the city center, just a few steps away from the historic Barrio Gotico
and the famous Las Ramblas, El Palace is surrounded by luxury boutiques,
fashionable restaurants and the most important sites of Barcelona
César Ritz, a swiss businessman and hotel owner, considered the founding father
of the modern hotel trade, founded in the late 19th century the Ritz Development
Company hotel chain, revolutionising the history of the traditional hotel trade
and introducing the new concept of luxury hotels.
One of the first banquets to be prepared at the Ritz Barcelona was in early 1920,
for the employees of a local newspaper, who were celebrating the achievment
of not working on Sundays anymore
From then on, the prestige of the kitchen at the Ritz began to rise and reached
such a level that In one year, it had offered 288 banquets with 10.234 diners.
With the years, the current El Palace continues with its ambitious
comprehensive refurbishment in order to recover the splendour, classic style
and glamour of its greatest years.
Special attention has been paid to offering top-class cuisine and the public areas,
presidential suites and standard rooms have been carefully restored
with handmade carpets, restored antiques and exact replicas of objects such as
lamps and curtains.
Also the creation of the Diana Garden, a romantic 750 m2 area with more
than fifty species of plants, fountains, pergolas and a pool,
inspired by the Barcelona of the twenties
El Palace Hotel Barcelona has 120 guest rooms fully-equipped with the latest
technology, all decorated with the elegant and historical style of our classic luxury.
Despite the hotel has large meeting rooms with the most advanced technology
for all kind of Corporate needs; and special mention to its Mayan Spa,
inspired by the Mayan Culture, a place where mind, body and soul become one
100 years of excitement, innovation, culture and creations. 100 years of tunes,
rythms, dances and dancers. More than 100 coincidences, more than 100 banquets,
more than 100 surprises, and most probably, more than 100 accidental encounters…
100 years of experiences, hopes, tastes, smells, emotions, voices and emotions…
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