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Located on Barcelona’s most exclusive boulevard at Passeig de Gràcia 113, this five-storey palatial mansion is an extraordinary example of modernisme (the sumptuous Catalan version of art nouveau)Tuesday, 11 June 2019

By El Palauet Living Barcelona
El Palauet Living Barcelona
El Palauet Living Barcelona
photo by El Palauet Living Barcelona

Located on Barcelona’s most exclusive boulevard at Passeig de Gràcia 113, this five-storey palatial mansion is an extraordinary example of modernisme (the sumptuous Catalan version of art nouveau). Its architect, Pere Falqués, is also known for his ornate lamp posts jutting from ceramic tile benches on the same boulevard. Within the hotel, carved-wood doors, stained-glass windows, mosaic tiles, wrought iron ornamentation, dramatic staircases and the traditional elevator have all been meticulously restored.

Six two-bedroom, two-bath, extremely spacious apartment-style suites can accommodate up to four guests. Similar in layout, the suites each feature a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room, contemporary furnishings and state-of-the-art technology throughout. The Passeig de Gràcia Suites have balconies and face east overlooking the tree-lined boulevard. On the opposite side of the building, the Tibidabo Suites each have a small private terrace, facing west to overlook the Monastery of Pompeya and, in the distance, the top of Tibidabo Mountain.

Bathrooms feature showers with large rainfall showerheads, while an additional room has a large bathtub, soothing chromotherapy lighting and a selection of organic Aveda toiletries. Touchscreens and iPads control mood lighting, temperature and music selection (from El Palauet Living Barcelona’s own music library).

Masterful interior decor features contemporary pieces by an array of award-winning designers. Space-age Corian seamless surfaces have embedded illuminated decorative patterns that reflect the original modernista design motifs found in the same suites.

Guests enjoy privacy at the rooftop spa and landscaped terrace with a panoramic view of this cultural capital. Spa facilities include a wooden Finnish sauna, treatment rooms and an outdoor Jacuzzi with hydromassage beds. The al fresco lounge area is ideal for yoga too.

A personal assistant is assigned to each suite throughout guest stays: multilingual and knowledgeable about Barcelona, they can make all arrangements as well as cook breakfast for guests.

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NEED TO KNOW

KEY FACILITIES

• 24-hour reception
• Finnish sauna
• Jacuzzi
• Massage and beauty treatments
• Full concierge service
• Secure underground parking

GET IN TOUCH

elpalauet.com
T: +34 932 180 050
E: info@elpalauet.com

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