SOURCE: Hotel Arts Barcelona

Hotel Arts Barcelona

November 05, 2013 15:29 ET

Hotel Arts Barcelona Rolls Out the Red Carpet to Welcome 2014

BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwired - Nov 5, 2013) - Hotel Arts Barcelona invites travelers to capture a sense of place in a memorable Spanish holiday combining gastronomy, relaxation and style to welcome 2014, a year that will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the iconic Barcelona luxury hotel.

One of the most vibrant destinations on the Mediterranean, Barcelona will highlight the holidays with a range of activities and festivities, including the renowned Santa Lucia Market offering traditional Spanish Christmas favorites, along with ice-skating at the city's main Plaza Catalunya rink, conveniently located between La Rambla and Barcelona's chic shopping haven, Passeig de Gracia.

Hotel Arts Barcelona's splendid annual Christmas decoration with be unveiled, featuring Donna Stain's notable floral designs and arrangements that will turn the lobby and entire property into a unsurpassed festive destination in itself.

Epicureans will enjoy an exquisite cuisine throughout the holidays, with menus featuring delicious culinary traditions revisited by Hotel Arts' chefs, ranging from a Fricandeau of scallops or a rack of lamb at Paco Pérez' two-Michelin starred Enoteca restaurant to a Traditional Catalan stew or a Waffle of truffled potato and cannelloni by chef Sergi Arola's tapas restaurant Arola.

As a highlight this holiday season, Hotel Arts will roll out the red carpet to welcome in 2014 with an awards-themed New Year's Eve gala dinner that will take place in the sumptuous Gran Salon Gaudí, celebrating guests and visitors who have made the Arts an icon for the past 20 years. The New Year festivities will feature a red carpet, professional photography, and a themed dinner menu including an ice bar with local favorites such as oysters, lobster, and caviar. Hotel Arts guests will celebrate the New Year in traditional Spanish style with the symbolic 12 grapes ceremony at each stroke of midnight.

A select few will also celebrate the most awaited night of the year with an exclusive menu by Chef Paco Pérez taking place on the hotel's 41st floor, to enjoy sweeping views of the city and the sea throughout the evening. Exclusive Champagnes and wines will be served for this special occasion, including Clos d'Agon 2003, Ribera del Duero, an emblematic wine from Catalonia by the famed winemaker Peter Sisseck.

Those seeking to unwind from the holiday stress will find respite at Six Senses Spa, the Arts' 42nd and 43rd floor spa overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The holiday signature Santa Claus treatment includes a chai tea honey scrub, followed by a warm green clay cocoon integrated with seasonal scents of cinnamon and orange, finishing off with a mini facial and hydrating lotion treatment.

A special New Year's Eve package is introduced to highlight this special occasion and includes a welcome glass of cava, the local sparkling wine, access for two to the Awards-themed gala dinner, followed by New Year's Day breakfast at Cafe Veranda and a late check-out.

Christmas Menus:

  • Enoteca restaurant from 165 EUR + 10% tax
  • Arola restaurant from 90 EUR + 10% tax
  • Brunch 25 December, 1 January at 130EUR + 10% tax / 65EUR + 10% tax

New Year's Eve Menus:

  • Gran Salon Gaudi - 295EUR + 10% tax
  • Enoteca at Arts 41 - 360EUR + 10% tax
  • Arola - 220EUR + 10% tax (excluding beverages)

The New Year's Eve Package includes:

  • Deluxe accommodation
  • Breakfast for two at Café Veranda
  • New Year's Eve Gala Dinner for two at the Grand Salo Gaudi
  • Late check-out until 14:00
  • Rates from 875 EUR + tax for two

Six Senses Spa's Holiday Treatments:

  • Santa Claus Treatment
    Available December 2013
    50 minutes - 169EUR 

  • Treatment Revive
    Available 26th December 26th to January 9th
    2 hours 30 minutes - 409EUR

About Hotel Arts Barcelona
Hotel Arts Barcelona boasts stunning panoramic views from its unique location on the waterfront, in the heart of the city's Olympic Village area. Designed by renowned architect Bruce Graham, Hotel Arts features 44 floors of exposed glass and steel, making it a prominent feature of Barcelona's skyline. The waterfront hotel's 455 rooms and 28 exclusive duplex Apartments feature sleek, modern design complemented by an impressive 20th century collection of works by contemporary Catalan and Spanish artists. The only hotel in Spain featuring two Michelin-starred chefs, Hotel Arts is one of the premier culinary destinations in Barcelona with Enoteca and Arola restaurants. Guests seeking a serene escape may enjoy signature treatments in the 43rd floor Spa by Six Senses Spas. Recognized as one of the top business hotels in Spain, Hotel Arts provides over 3,000 square-feet of function space overlooking the Mediterranean in Arts 41, for board meetings and conferences as well as social events, weddings and celebrations. The hotel offers an additional 24,000 square-feet of function space, with the main meeting space located on the lower ground and second floors. For more information, please visit

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 83 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)

Contact Information

  • Melanie Dorange
    Public Relations Manager
    Hotel Arts Barcelona
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