5 Great Reasons to Stay at the Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona

5 Great Reasons to Stay at the Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona

Since opening in 1918, the five-star Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona has played an emblematic role in Barcelona architecture, society and lifestyle, hosting notable guests such as Ernest Hemingway and Antonio Machado. Led by interior designer Antonio Obrador, the neo-classical French style property completed a five-year renovation and has reclaimed its place among the iconic landmarks of the vibrant city.

Barcelona’s Largest Penthouse Suite

For the most discerning hotel guests seeking the ultimate in luxury and comfort, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona has debuted the city's largest suite. The 5,000-square-foot three-bedroom penthouse is the only suite in the city that has two panoramic views of the Paseo de Gracia and the Sagrada Familia. With its privileged location in the heart of Barcelona, above one of the city's most exclusive avenues and yet most tranquil settings, Majestic Royal Penthouse is an exquisite and intimate space that has been decorated preserving the hotel's elegant and classic style with a keen attention to detail.

The suite has a lounge with several sofas and seating capacity for up to 14 people, a dining room, three bedrooms, and two spacious terraces complete with whirlpools. The Maxibar is readily stocked to the guest's preference of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks as well as gourmet snacks. The suite's complimentary Bar à Parfum, is a leather case containing five fragrances by Atelier Cologne Maison Parfum Paris in 250ml and 30ml bottles. The latter has its own leather case, embossed with the guest's initials as a keepsake.

Europe’s Best Breakfast

In 2018, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona was recognized by the 16th Prix Villégiature Awards, for serving the Best Breakfast in Europe. Founded in 2003, the Prix Villégiature Awards recognize the most beautiful hotels in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, with a jury consisting of 23 French and international journalists who select the top hotel in 27 distinct categories. The famed Majestic Breakfast Experience includes a unique buffet offering a wide variety of smoked meat, mini-sandwiches, homemade pastries, fresh bread, Iberian cold cuts, fruit, juices, yogurt and more.

More Dining at SOLC Restaurant

In April 2018, Majestic Hotel & Spa debuted a new dining experience. SOLC is an ode to local produce and authentic Catalonian cuisine that brings raw materials from the hotel's own vegetable garden in Maresme and fish and meat from local producers to its kitchens. The farm-to-table restaurant offers menus that are a tribute to Catalonia, with immediacy, freshness, origin and respect at the core of the restaurant concept. The hotel has its own estate in Maresme, located just a few miles from the hotel, where vegetables are grown and picked daily for guests. The dishes are completed with fish from Barcelona's fish market and delicious meats from local producers, creating a menu that is constantly-changing.

How about drinks?

One of the most unique wines in the Majestic Hotel & Spa cellar AA CAU D’EN GENÍS - Cuvée Majestic, made at the family's Alta Alella Winery in the heart of Maresme. The hotel's sommelier Pablo Fernandez played a role in creating the wine. The bottle offers honest aromas and its own identity made from the Xarel·lo grape variety, grown organically. Subtle aromas of white flowers and green fruits with incipient flavor, offer a sharp end and a pleasant salty aftertaste, thanks to the winery's proximity to the Mediterranean Sea.

Hotel of the Arts

In a city as vibrant as Barcelona, Majestic Hotel & Spa has always had close ties to the world of art. Artists such as Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró have stayed here before. Today, the hotel’s art collection includes more than 1,000 pieces including paintings, sculptures and graphic works, all on display throughout the hotel. Artists you may spot on display include Tápies, Chillida, Saura Guinovart, Ráfols Casamada and Gerardo Rueda, as well as many prominent artists from the 80s like Modest Urgell and Alfonso Alzadora, and contemporary artists including Miquel Barceló, the most famous Spanish artist of today.