In the centuries-old city of Barcelona stands an architectural landmark that has reshaped this Spanish city's skyline. W Barcelona is an iconic glass tower that brushes against the clouds, turning heads from those far below. Overlooking the city is a heady collection of decidedly modern guest rooms and suites with platform-style beds, muted hues and unexpected bursts of color, and streamlined bathrooms with a stash of spa-like amenities. Cocoon yourself behind closed doors where beds are swathed in luxurious sheets and entertainment systems boast state-of-the-art visual and audio gadgets.
W Barcelona has the distinction of housing Spain's very first Bliss® Spa, which North Americans have come to regard as the benchmark for posh indulgence. The aptly-named SWEAT® fitness facility features muscle-building and cardio equipment coupled with yoga options, punching bags and LCD-equipped stationary bikes. WET® poolside lounge, is for the socially inclined who want to meet and mingle with new friends. The infinity-edge pool beckons throughout the day and features a fleet of chaise lounges, sun beds and private cabanas. The hotel's second-floor Signature Restaurant by Carles Abellan offers million-dollar ocean views and a sophisticated menu, while the ground-level WAVE is open for all-day dining. As for nightlife, W Barcelona's rooftop club, Eclipse explodes with high octane-level music and dancing at sky level, offering electrifying drinks and a sexy crowd. Beyond the hotel doors is the famed boardwalk La Barceloneta, cobbled streets and endless Art Nouveau treasures. The launch of W Barcelona brings an unprecedented sensory multiplex of entertainment, recreation, culinary delights, nightlife and hospitality to one of the most exciting European destinations.