Warwick International Hotels’ member in Barcelona opened its doors in 1991.
April 4th 2016, Barcelona – Gallery Hotel has celebrated its anniversary. The hotel opened its doors in 1991 on Carrer Rosselló, between the emblematic Passeig de Gràcia and Rambla de Catalunya, in the heart of Barcelona.
Gallery Hotel has been evolving in tandem with the city and with a clear value that has always defined its philosophy: “it has always been a hotel envisaged from the perspective of the guest” explained Armando Rojas, President of the hotel group Gallery Hoteles, during his speech.
With the anniversary, the hotel is inaugurating the recently renovated rooms and event spaces, as well as the public areas and terraces, an investment of €1,300,000 the hotel has made over the past two years.
The hotel has 110 rooms, categorized by the needs of its guests, eight event spaces, four of them with natural light and four terraces. Two of the terraces are on the rooftop, one with a swimming pool and bar/restaurant (The Top) and another for private events (The Top Events). The third and most emblematic of terrace is part of the hotel’s restaurant, El Café del Gallery. The fourth (The Gallery Space) is located in the walkway connecting Carrer Rosselló with the gardens of the Palau Robert.
As Marta Golobardes, Managing Director of the group Gallery Hoteles, said “Gallery Hotel has seen a 7% increase in sales this past year, with an average occupancy rate of 76.5% at an average price of €135.50. Our guests are 55% travelers visiting the city for leisure purposes and 45% doing so for business”.
The goal of Gallery Hotel for the next few years is to continue with the renovations, redecorating the restaurant and bar zone in line with the major renovation being done throughout the hotel.
Marta Golobardes, described the major undertaking for this year: a campaign focused on gastronomy to enhance the hotel’s restaurant offering: Mediterranean cuisine, richly elaborated and with a long tradition, but reinvented to keep up with the city’s gastronomic trends.
Gallery Hotel is 4-star superior hotel located in the heart of Barcelona, just a few meters from Passeig de Gràcia and very close to Plaça de Catalunya. In terms of architecture, it is a modern building in harmony with its surroundings in Barcelona’s Eixample district. Gallery Hotel has 110 rooms, eight event spaces, and a gym, sauna, swimming pool, and solarium. The hotel restaurant, “El Café del Gallery”, is characterized by its extensive and sophisticated menu based on fresh market ingredients, and its intimate terrace adjacent to the gardens of the Palau Robert. It also has an open-air café, The Gallery Space, with an inviting offer of breakfasts, tapas and uninterrupted cooking. In addition, July 2013 saw the inauguration of the terrace restaurant, The Top, a rooftop space with a swimming pool and a second restaurant with views of the city.
About Warwick International Hotels
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