With its modernist architecture and location at the heart of Barcelona's oldest district, Hotel Espana blends heritage with modern-day comfort. The hotel is situated on a quiet street, just a few minutes' walk from Las Ramblas and its attractions, while the nearby metro station provides access to the wider city. Rooms are small but comfortably furnished and feature essentials such as air conditioning, but this property is better known for its lobby and dining rooms. Designed by Lluis Domenech i Montaner, they are breathtaking examples of modernist architecture. One has sea life murals by Ramon Casas, the other magnificent floral tiling and a wood-beamed roof. Guests can enjoy a leisurely breakfast, light lunch, or evening meal in such an intimate, original ambiance.
Named after the celebrated sculptor, Eusebi Arnau, whose splendid alabaster fireplace is the centrepiece of the bar.A space in which modernist elements combine with contemporary design.A local meeting point to enjoy an aperitif and the best cocktails in a unique and welcoming setting.It also has an appealing menu featuring sandwiches and delicious tapas.
The restaurant is located in the Modernist dining room originally designed and decorated by Domènech i Montaner, a rich environment of historical value in which the older features enhance and inspire the new.At Fonda España, Martín Berasategui aims to bring his renowned culinary style to a wider audience with simple, balanced and mouth-watering creations that pay tribute to this renowned chef’s origins.Fonda España offers traditional cuisine that has been brought up to date, is presented imaginatively and uses the best ingredients available.