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Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain
Av. Diagonal, 661-671. 08028 Barcelona Spain
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The building of the hotel, the work of the architects C. Ferrater and J.M. Cartañá, won the National Prize for Architecture and Construction for 1992-1993. Inaugurated by the King and Queen in 1992, shortly before the Olympic Games, the hotel is a faithful exponent el the "new frontier" of the hotel sector in Barcelona. Of spectacular and daring design, the hotel balances the beauty and elegance of such classic and noble materials as marble and wood with the sobriety and strength of concrete, steel, and glass. The hotel's most spectacular space is the lobby. Dominated by a sculpture of X. Corberó, it constitutes a Kind of interior patio which, as a vantage point in the form of a pyramid, gives access on each floor to the salons and guest rooms through surrounding hallways. Show Map

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain

ACCOMMODATION: All the rooms have the following equipment: Satellite Colour TV with remote control. Direct dial telephones next to the bed, desk and in the bathrooms. Private safety deposit box. Daily stocked minibar. Individually controlled temperature. Dimmers and lights sensors at the head of each bed.

Besides, the hotel offers other services: 24 hour room service. Free valet Parking in our garage. Daily newspaper. 1 day dry cleaning and laundry service. Video-In house movies. Rooms for handicapped. Free use of gym, indoor and outdoor swimmingpool and Sauna. Babysitter service on request. Business Center. Additional to the private safety deposit boxes in the rooms a central safe in the reception area is provided. Multilingual staff.

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Accommodation
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Accommodation
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Accommodation

HOTEL FACILITIES & SERVICES: This is one of the Hotel's truly outstanding areas. Here, surrounded by one of the city's most beautiful gardens, with its romantic lake and peaceful walks, you will find The Garden Restaurant, summer haunt of Barcelona's elite, surrounded by leafy, relaxing vegetation and with its marvelous swimming pool as backdrop. Complementing this magnificent gardened area is the Grand Garden Salon, ideal for large banquets and truly special celebrations, and the more youthfully-styled Blue Salon.

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Reception
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Lobby
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Banquet

DININGS & BARS: Highest-quality cuisine and unmatched service: these are the trademarks of the hotel's restaurants and bars.

From Chez Vous, with its luxury ambience, which marries intimate conversation, the enjoyment of the exquisite dishes and a wine list to satisfy the most demanding connoisseurs, to the more informal Café Polo, with its varied yet select buffet. The hotel's bars are also notable for their air of distinction, which sets them on a truly higher plane. Choose from Aris Bar, with its classical English style, or the Lobby Bar, where you will be accompanied by the melliflous tones of a perfectly-tuned piano. And, last but by no means least, the Bar Terraza on the first floor, which provides a refreshing break from meetings in the adjoining function rooms, which can themselves provide the ideal setting for social and business meals.

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - La Terraza
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Cafe Polo
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Restaurant

HEALTH & RECREATION: The Royal Fitness is with no doubt the best-equipped and state of the art center in Europe. Its features include spa, saunas, hair dressers, two heated swimming pools, one outdoor and another large pool in a family setting in the gardens. All of this is available for guests and members creating a unique environment of elegant comfort and complete relax.

One other service that stands out is the hotel's nutrition, dietetics and aesthetic medicine center, which specializes in different treatments such as, facial, post-pregnancy, vascular, permanent "photo depilation", dental and fashion medical treatments, as well as dietary therapy for those suffering from eating disorders and metabolic diseases, under specialist medical supervision.

The individual clients accomodated in the Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I suites can use the facilities of The Royal Fitness free of charge.

The clients with accomodations in the Hotel forming part of a contingent, congress or convention, will have to carry out their reserve in advance and hold to an extra fee; with the purpose of not harming the services due to overbookings and preserving a relaxed atmosphere and comfort. The Royal Fitness, also, opens its doors to the public but a monthly membership fee is compulsory in this case .

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Gym
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Jacuzzi
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I Barcelona Spain - Swimming Pool
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