Hotel Arts Barcelona Mints “Penthouses” for a New Generation of Guests

Beginning in Q2 of 2017, a new generation of Hotel Arts Barcelona guests will benefit from the five star hotel’s demonstrable spirit of innovation, thanks to their newly minted, diverse accommodation offerings, The Penthouses at Hotel Arts Barcelona.

Formerly serviced apartments, the “Penthouses” will provide a fresh concept, well-suited to a new generation of guests who prescribe to the concept of short stays in foreign cities, as opposed to lengthy residencies. This new trend was predicted by Europe’s largest online travel company heading into 2017. Hotel Arts, the first in Ritz Carlton’s luxury European portfolio, through constant innovation and foresight, was already preparing to meet guests’ demand for ultimate exclusivity on abbreviated visits.

There are 24 traditional one, two and three-bedroom duplex penthouses. Additionally, there are four specialized penthouses: Arts, Barcelona, Royal and Presidential. The variety of Penthouses will cater to a diverse set of incoming guests.

Considered the premier host to business travelers, Hotel Arts Barcelona was recently awarded best meetings hotel in Europe, among other accolades. As such, a Fortune 500 business traveler might appreciate a one-bedroom penthouse while in the city for a meeting, whereas the two or three bedroom would be well suited to that same business traveler and their family.

Alternately, a named penthouse is ideal for leisure travelers looking to splurge on a heightened whirlwind experience, from newlyweds, to celebrities, diplomats and more. Private outdoor terraces, gyms within the penthouse, personal trainers and chefs on call, and more services, make these Penthouses the ultimate extravagance.

The Penthouses represent the purest philosophy of service and innovation. Unique to these accommodations are the exclusive location on the top ten floors of the hotel and the attention of a team of international, multilingual Butlers who provide personalized service. Locally born, internationally recognized artist Jaime Tresserra has recently refinished furniture from an exclusive collection, the results of which are now featured in all Penthouses.

Additional enhancements to amenities include: interactive smart televisions with Netflix access, new Bvlgari bath amenities, top-of the line fridges and more. All Penthouses include a spacious living room, dining area, kitchen, large marble bathroom, the latest technological advances and amenities.

Guests of the Penthouses will additionally benefit from a new partnership with La Roca Village. The massive shopping complex will provide visitors with the ultimate perspective on the high-end shopping lifestyle in Barcelona. The new “Luxury Shopping Experience” through Hotel Arts Barcelona will offer guests private transfer and premium access to shop over 100 internationally recognized brands. Penthouse guests will also be offered complimentary use of La Roca Village Lounge with beverages inclusive, Hands Free Service, a VIP Card and an Arab speaking concierge service, all subject to advance request and availability.
About Hotel Arts Barcelona: Hotel Arts Barcelona boasts stunning panoramic views from its unique location on the waterfront, in the heart of the city’s bustling Villa Olimpica neighborhood. Designed by renowned architect Bruce Graham, Hotel Arts features 44 floors of exposed glass and steel, making it a prominent feature of Barcelona’s skyline. The waterfront hotel’s 455 rooms and 28 exclusive The Penthouses feature sleek, modern design complemented by an impressive 20th century collection of works by contemporary Catalan and Spanish artists. Hotel Arts is one of the premier culinary destinations in Barcelona with 2 Michelin-starred Enoteca helmed by the illustrious, 5 Michelin-starred chef Paco Perez and Arola restaurant with a creative menu of reinvented tapas by Spanish celebrity chef Sergi Arola. Guests seeking a serene escape may enjoy signature treatments by renowned Spanish skin-care brand Natura Bisse overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at 43 The Spa. Recognized as one of the top business hotels in Spain, Hotel Arts provides over 3,000 square-feet of function space overlooking the Mediterranean in Arts 41, for board meetings and conferences as well as social events, weddings and celebrations. The hotel offers an additional 24,000 square-feet of function space, with the main meeting space located on the lower ground and second floors.

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