Known for its art and architecture, Barcelona is consistently voted one of the top cities to hold events. Spoilt for choice with venue options, the city boasts a variety of hotels with stunning rooftops, quirky meeting spaces and luxury bedrooms to give your delegates an unforgettable experience.
A striking mix of old and new, the 5* Mercer Hotel is located in the beautiful gothic quarter of Barcelona. Paying respect to its heritage, the hotel mixes original brick, with modern features decorated with contemporary furniture. The intimate hotel has 28 bedrooms, a restaurant, tapas bar, and terrace overlooking the Barcelona rooftops. They have a library and variety of private spaces for meetings and events.
Hotel Neri Relais & Châteaux is set across two medieval houses in the heart of the historic old Jewish quarter of Barcelona. Located next to the cathedral, the hotel has 22 modern bedrooms and suites, which are decorated with silver and gold, and embellished with quartzite stone. Their fine dining restaurant is run by chef Alain Guiard, with a European menu including dishes such as cod and ginger beignets or Andalusian calamari with sesame and soy mayonnaise. They have a variety of stunning customisable event spaces including their lounge bar, restaurant or private terrace.
Casa Bonay is set in a neoclassical building in the centre of Barcelona. The hotel has been born out of a team of talented collaborators from furniture and lighting designers, to local weavers and soap producers. Their bedrooms have preserved the original features, and been combined with modern touches. They have three quirky spaces ideal for events with a difference. Their Southeast Asian restaurant, Elephant, Crocodile, Monkey can accommodate 50 seated and 100 standing. The stylish Libertine space works perfectly for a drinks reception for 200, and their rooftop can host receptions for 100.
If location is what you’re looking for then Hotel Colón is your place. Sat overlooking Barcelona cathedral, this 129 room hotel is an excellent choice for events with all the delights of the city directly on your doorstep. From a welcome reception on their stunning roof terrace or a conference in their Marina room for 150, the hotel can cater for a variety of corporate events. This is all accompanied with excellent food and a spa space for delegates to relax.
Coming with a spectacular roof terrace, Hotel Claris is located in Barcelona’s central Eixample neighbourhood, only a hop skip away from many of Gaudi’s works. Set in a former palace dating back to the 19th century, the hotel has 124 luxurious rooms, each with a nod to the buildings heritage. The hotel houses an impressive art collection, with also a museum dedicated to their ‘Mayas and the splendour of America’ exhibition. They have eight available spaces that can be used for events, from their spectacular terrace overlooking the Barcelona rooftops to their glass enclosed East Garden function room with a botanical feel.
Ohla Barcelona is a five star hotel in the heart of Barcelona. The hotel has 74 rooms, a spectacular roof terrace and a variety of meeting spaces for corporate events. Their Caelis Privé room is the ideal space for private dining with a table for 24 and a screen that showcases the chefs at work in the kitchen.
Part of The Autograph Collection, Cotton House Hotel is a super stylish 5* option for an event. Housed in the former 19th century headquarters of the Cotton Textile Foundation, it has been lovingly restored with many of the original features in place. Their stunning library space is a perfect informal space for small meetings.
Set in a magnificent building from 1881, Hotel 1898 is a mixture of colonial and classic design and is located in the Ramblas right in the heart of the city. With their 12 event spaces to fit 15 up to 200 they can host a range of styles of events from business meetings to conferences to drinks receptions. Their restaurant El Nido prides itself on the best Catalan cuisine with the freshest ingredients.
Oozing the quirky luxury style that you would expect of any Soho House property, the Barcelona hotel has 57 bedrooms, a variety of event space to hire and a rooftop terrace with breath-taking views over the city. The La Mercè room comes with its own private bar, and can be hired for a cocktail reception for 175 guests. Their screening room with 36 velvet chairs is perfect for private screenings or a company presentation.
If you are looking for a venue for your next event, then don’t hesitate to contact the Banks Sadler team on 0207 424 3333