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Your Guide to a Summer in Barcelona’s Iconic Majestic Hotel & Spa

Since opening in 1918, the five-star hotel owned by the Soldevila-Casals family has played an emblematic role in Barcelona architecture, society and lifestyle, hosting notable guests such as Ernest Hemingway and Antonio Machado

One of the best cities in the world, Barcelona continues to receive the most tourists in Spain. After Paris, London, Istanbul, Antalya, and Milan as the most visited cities in Europe in 2019, it came in at number six. The city is home to 180 different nationalities and is the birthplace of famous artists like Picasso and Gaudí. Located on a privileged location in the heart of the city on Passeig de Gracia, Majestic Hotel & Spa offers travelers a curated selection of activities and excursions that will allow them to explore the city’s many treasures and embark on exclusive adventures.

“As one of Barcelona’s most iconic hotels with over 100 years of history, we feel it is our duty to showcase the very best of the city, while offering our guests experiences beyond their imaginations,” said Pascal Billard, general manager of Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona. “From Michelin star cuisine to a 1,000-piece art collection, we remain committed to playing an emblematic role in Barcelona architecture, society and lifestyle. Majestic Experiences takes guests from the hotel to the city, embodying in unforgettable indulgences and a deeper understanding of where the magic lies.”

Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona has a total of 258 elegant and comfortable rooms, varying from deluxe to executive categories, with 45 suites providing impressive views of Barcelona. The one-of-a-kind Majestic Royal Penthouse features an outdoor jacuzzi, and two terraces overlooking Paseo de Gracias, as well as Sagrada Familia.

Enjoy Cocktails & Bites Overseeing the Best Views in Barcelona

Majestic Hotel’s rooftop restaurant and bar, La Dolce Vitae is the hotel’s crown jewel. Surrounding the plunge pool, this rooftop has become one of Europe’s best with views of the city’s remarkable landmarks, including the popular Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, and the Agbar Tower. Summer a-la-carte menus come with a selection of traditional Spanish and Mediterranean dishes. Guests can enjoy several dessert options while overlooking the city’s skyline including the Ferrero Rocher and Nutella XXL ice-cream sandwich.

End Your Day by Relaxing at the Majestic Spa

After a long day of exploring the city, be sure to stop at Majestic’s renowned spa. Those seeking the latest advancements in the world of aesthetics, will indulge in the most dreamy and relaxing experience with the newest hydrotherapy treatment, equipped with a jacuzzi, dry sauna, steam bath, and sensations shower.

Located on the top floor of the hotel, guests will enjoy from an elevated spa experience, with the latest advancements in the world of aesthetics, wellness, and beauty. In collaboration with Natura Bissé (named World’s Best Spa Brand in 2020) the new menu includes a hydrotherapy experience, signature treatments and personalized massages, bringing together the therapeutic benefits of natural, stimulating, and detoxifying products and equipment.

Enjoy a Michelin-Star Dish

Michelin-star gastronomy is offered at the 1st floor of the Hotel. Restaurant SOLC was designed as a tribute to the local produce used in Catalonian cuisine throughout history, offering local, seasonal, Mediterranean dishes prepared with the finest quality ingredients, delighting even the most selective palates.

Stay at the Best Hotel Suite in the World

The hotel was honored with the 20th annual Prix Villégiature’s Best Hotel Suite in the World award on October 17th 2022 in the salons of the Embassy of Mexico in France, honoring The Majestic Royal Penthouse.

The Majestic Royal Penthouse is Barcelona’s largest penthouse with panoramic views of both the renowned Paseo de Gracia and the Sagrada Familia. This lavish 5,000 sq. feet suite features a dining room, living room, three bedrooms and two spacious terraces complete with whirlpools. For guests seeking the ultimate in luxury, The Majestic Royal Penthouse includes a fully stocked Maxibar tailored to the guest’s preferences including gourmet snacks, butler and chauffer services during the entire stay and a total of eight high-end Bang & Olufsen televisions throughout the entire suite. The Majestic Royal Penthouse speaks to the history and the beauty of the city, cultivating every visitors’ admiration of the same.

After having won Best Breakfast in a Hotel in Europe in 2018 and Best Hotel City Terrace in Europe in 2019, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona is now home to the Best Hotel Suite in the World. These awards recognize the hotel’s dedication and passion spanning over 100 years in the luxury, gastronomy, health and wellness space.

Take Part in the Majestic Experiences

 Live the exclusive Barcelona lifestyle, courtesy of “The Majestic Experiences” – incomparable! Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona launched a number of exclusive adventures for guests to experience the city as never before. The hotel provides guests with imaginative and customizable programs to discover the city from right in the heart of Paseo de Gracia.