Central located just in the middle of the Eixample area. Five minutes walking from Passeig de Gracia, plaza Catalunya and all the main landmarks, such as La Pedrera and Casa Batllo, and tourist attractions from Barcelona.
The hotel offers 124 luxurious rooms including 3 Suites, 18 Junior Suites, 14 Duplex and 4 Large Duplex, with unique works of art like Indian sculptures, etchings ordered by Napoleon or antique furniture. All sound-proofed rooms have air-conditioning and heating, direct-dialing telephone, 3 phones per room, mini-bar, CD player in rooms, TV, Canal Plus, Satellite TV and Pay-per-view, 24h room service, safe deposit box, exotic wooden floors, ancient furniture and art pieces.
There are three different venues: Restaurant Claris for exclusive breakfasts and to organise your private dinners.Then it has the East 47, a very private area with two really different ambience:The cocktail-bar with its warm cool and fashion atmosphere with gentle music and a 70s touch, Chill Out Sessions. Alternatively, the restaurant is a fusion exclusive venue, linking the brilliant Andy Warhol's art with exquisite gastronomy and trendy music. You can taste sushi, cod, game, fresh caviar etc.Finally, during the summer, the clients can enjoy a fantastic view over Barcelona, take a dip in the swimming-pool, and enjoy a modern, fun and fine gastronomy in the restaurant La Terraza del Claris.
The neo classic facade of the Vedruna palace is a balanced and true design of renaissance inspiration according to the style of 19th century Barcelona. The facade has been preserved and completely restored.
A large lobby, with exquisite and delicate decoration very in tune with the rest of the property.
A landmark in Barcelona which also offers wireless high-speed internet access, business center with ADSL internet connection, sauna and gym, courtesy car Smart, swimming pool and solarium, a lavish and profuse ancient Egypt art collection, and free access to the Barcelona Egyptian Museum. (10/09 dv)