An authentic icon that blends traditional architecture and modern design.
Built as a hotel in 1924 and restored in 1950 after serving as a military hospital, Gran Hotel La Florida has housed prestigious guests such as Ernest Hemingway, James Stewart, Rock Hudson and Queen Fabiola of Belgium. Room amenities include marble baths, L'Occitane bath products, Egyptian cotton towels and sheets and TVs with Internet, films, radio and games. The concierge is available for 24-hour service, and the hotel has multilingual staff. Restaurant L'Orangerie serves Catalan, Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine, and guests will find refreshment at the Lobby Lounge and GastroBar Miramar. The hotel meeting rooms offer natural light, open terraces, gardens and panoramic views of Barcelona. Romantic and intimate spaces for weddings include the New Orangerie Ballroom, with views of Barcelona and the sea, and Club Luna, a soundproofed jazz club in the basement. The Zen Zone Spa is a calming sanctuary, with rituals based on Eastern, Hindu and Arabic traditional treatments, as well as salon services, facials and yoga classes.