Located in the old headquarters of the Philippine Tobacco Company, Hotel 1898 offers exclusive suites featuring private garden and pool, and five different kinds of rooms, all equipped with soundproofing and fitted with colonial decor and furnishings.
The hotel also has seven elegant ballrooms, five meeting rooms, a bar, café and restaurant, rooftop “chill-out” bar, library, business center, and complimentary WiFi access throughout the buildings. A gym, outdoor and indoor pool, solarium, and spa complete 1898’s spectacular offerings.
Its privileged location in the center of Barcelona gives H1898 guests access to the city’s most popular attractions and tourist destinations. From the heart of the Rambla, Plaza Catalunya, the Boquería marketplace, Liceu Theatre, Gothic cathedral, the Port Vell and the Born neighborhood, with its stunning Santa María del Mar church, are all just steps away from the hotel. Other nearby points of interest include the Catalan Music Palace, the Pedrera and Casa Batlló, Montjuïc, the Picasso Museum, the MACBA (Museum of Contemporary Art), and the CCCB (Contemporary Culture Center).
The part of the building originally used as a coal bunker, and later made into a vault for the General Philippines Tobacco Company, is finally being used to delight the senses, as a full-service spa with indoor pool and top-notch facilities.
The finest dining to be had in Barcelona: tapas and small plates made with fresh ingredients from the Boqueria marketplace, in an inimitable mix of Mediterranean staples and exotic ingredients from international cuisines, all to be savored while you enjoy amazing views overlooking the Ramblas of Barcelona.
A totally unique terrace on the Ramblas of Barcelona, this urban oasis in the heart of the city center grants spectacular ambience paired with amazing views of the skyline. Watch the sunset from this privileged locale as you savor fine hand-crafted tapas and cocktails.