Located at Passeig de Gràcia, this sumptuous XIXs century building was designed by the architect Josep Vilaseca Casanovas, who also designed the Arc de Triumf for the Barcelona World Fair in 1888.
Monument hotel is a five-star hotel which has been completely renovated and opened two years ago combining classical refined architecture with modern interior design to please everyone’s taste and liking. It is part of the Condes group which include 2 other hotels : Hotel Condes de Barcelona and Hotel España.
This mix of modernity and classicism can also be spotted in some of the suites decorated with tones of neutral grey, white and wood, we can notice the red bricks wall as in the Arc de Triumf, a tribute to the architect of the building Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas.
Suitable for couples or small families, the main visitors of this hotel is a composition of Americans on cruising season, Chinese, Russian and Europeans, but also Middle eastern.
To make the visitors enjoy their stay at the fullest and make them unwilling to leave, this hotel provides a multitude of high quality services for the guests of its 84 rooms.
From its mesmerizing staircase to its balcony with a view on Passeig de Gràcia, the hotel team make sure every detail count.
Separated from the main entrance, the lobby is one space of comfort with Hall0 cocktail bar, and a restaurant: Oria, open 24/7 which serves Mediterranean cuisine. From breakfast to diner, the lobby set up different ambient throughout the day.
Accessible directly from the street or from the lobby, let’s not forget its notorious restaurant La Sarte by chef Martin Berasategui, where clients from all over the world fight over to get one of the 45 seats in the restaurant served by a kitchen’s brigade of 25 people.
It was since 2016 the first and only 3 Michelin starred restaurant in Barcelona, this year there are two with the restaurant ABaC by chef Jordi Cruz.
With its rooftop still being renovated and which will be ready this summer with a private pool for the staying guests. The spa, providing professional treatments by the prestigious Swiss brand Valmont, will be furnished with more than only one treatment room, completed with the fitness room, sauna, hammam make it the perfect haven of peace and therefore the perfect place to stay.
The hotel staff members manage to know everything about each guest so they can provide a personalized service accordingly whether they come for the 1st time in Barcelona, for a wedding, or a business trip.
If a guest doesn’t drink alcohol, they will remove all alcoholic beverages from his mini bar before he arrives and if he is vegetarian they will make sure to arrange a menu according to this diet. After his stay, the guest will receive a little note to check if the services provided met all their expectations.
According to the guest relations manager, the hotel has a returning rate of 40% since its opening.
This is not a surprise ! By the minute you pass the main entrance, you can feel that the hotel staff members are really caring, attentive to your every need and that they are willing to provide the best.
Even if it has only two years, with its great location and excellence in terms of service, it has a strong potential to be among the leading hotels of the world.