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Mandarin Oriental Barcelona New Luxury Hotel to Open

Published: July 13, 2009 -

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is slated to open its first luxury hotel in Southern Europe at the end of this year. Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona will offer avant-garde luxury at the city's most exclusive address.

This exciting hotel pairs the legendary hospitality of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group with the inimitable character that has made Barcelona one of Europe's foremost travel destinations.

View Hotel Profile: Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona is ideally located on Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona's most prestigious address, at the very center of the city's commercial and entertainment district. The property provides easy access to the city's finest shopping, dining and cultural venues and is a short walk from many major tourist attractions. From the hotel, guests will be able to stroll amongst the city's celebrated promenades and architecture and enjoy the attractions of the famous Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter. Barcelona's many museums, churches and parks are all close at hand and two of the most celebrated buildings by the city's famous architect, Gaudi, are just a stone's throw from the hotel.

Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona is housed in the re-development of an elegant mid-20th Century building, which will also incorporate luxury retail at street level. On opening, the 98 room hotel will offer highly stylized and spectacularly creative interiors by internationally renowned Spanish designer, Patricia Urquiola. Each of its stylish guest rooms and exquisitely designed suites will provide guests with highly sophisticated in-room entertainment systems, reflective of the Group's oriental heritage Mandarin Oriental's renowned customer-centric technology. The hotel will also provide elegantly designed meeting and banqueting facilities.

The 10,763 square foot Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona will offer a wide range of holistic rejuvenation and relaxation as well as luxurious water and heat therapies in a tranquil, meditative setting. Incorporating the most comprehensive range of wellness, beauty and massage treatments in Barcelona, the spa will feature life-enhancing signature programs created exclusively by Mandarin Oriental.

Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona will offer fashionable, stylish dining with culinary flair in a choice of restaurants and bars that will be destinations in their own right. Guests will be able to take advantage of the temperate Mediterranean climate and enjoy al fresco dining in the hotel's 7,104 square foot spectacular garden or relax by the rooftop dipping pool with panoramic view over the city's famous architectural skyline. Upon opening, Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona's ideal location will make it the perfect place from which to explore this fascinating city, as well as offering an intimate and exclusive retreat to return to.


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