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Hotel Arts Barcelona
Hotel de la Villa Olympica, Hotel De Las Artes, Vila Olimpica, Arts


Structure in General

existing [completed]
curtain wall
exposed structure
white dark blue
structural expressionism


shop(s) restaurant casino fitness center


  • A camera of TV3, the Catalan official television station, is located on top.
  • Floors are made of a composite structure of steel and concrete, 18.5 cm. thick.
  • Construction delays prevented the hotel from opening for the Olympic Games. Some of the foundation was placed incorrectly.
  • There are 365 bedrooms with king or twin beds,44 Executive Suites,32 Deluxe rooms 12 Executive Suites on The Club, 27 duplex luxury Apartments with one, two or three bedrooms. All guest rooms have marble bathrooms, compact disc player, mini-bar and fax/pc connections, satellite television and video.The Apartments are between 34 and 44 level.
  • The architect from the office Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP who designed the building was Bruce Graham.
  • A "Six Senses Spa" is situated on the 42th and 43rd floor.
  • The facade maintenance cabin run between the white skeleton structure and the building facade.
  • There are 482 rooms with panoramic views of the sea and the city.
  • Proclamed as the third Best Hotel in the world by the tourism and holiday magazine Condé Nast Traveler in October, 2003.
  • The building seems to appears from the under the ground level, where there is a pool.
  • The Royal Bedroom has an area of 350 m².
  • There is a Club in the 33rd floor with special concierge team.
  • The building was built as part of the urban transformation plan to create a modern village for the 1992 Olympic Games, and a new skyline for the waterfront district of Barcelona.

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Carrer de la Marina, 19-21
Carrer de Ramon Trias Fargas, 8-12, Avinguda del Litoral, 16-22
Carrer de la Marina 19-21
Villa Olímpica
Ciutat Vella

Technical Data

505.25 ft
505.25 ft
505.25 ft
456.01 ft
9.84 ft

Involved Companies

Oriol Bohigues
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Public parking is available
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