Next to Fira de Barcelona
• The Leonardo Hotels brand strengthens its presence in Barcelona with the announcement of its fourth establishment in the Catalan territory and ninth in Spain.
• The first hotel approved by the City Council that opens in Barcelona after the 2015 moratorium will generate 50 jobs.
• The new establishment, 4 * Superior, will open under the Leonardo Royal Hotels brand and will have 204 rooms equipped with all the facilities, three meeting rooms, parking and a rooftop terrace crowned with an infinity pool.
Leonardo Hotels announces today the construction of a new establishment in Barcelona with 204 rooms and category 4 * Superior, located in the vicinity of Fira Barcelona and which will be the first hotel to be built in Barcelona, with all the necessary requirements, following the tourist moratorium 2015. The project has been carried out by TDA Arquitectura y Urbanismo, being the winner of the construction Acsa, Obras e Infraestructuras, Sorigué group company.
Leonardo Royal Hotel Fira Barcelona will be the fourth hotel of Leonardo Hotels in the capital of Catalonia and the ninth in Spain. The company landed in the Spanish market four years ago and since then has been implanted in Barcelona, Madrid, Granada and Bilbao.
The new hotel will begin construction soon and plans to open its doors at the end of 2020. Barcelona City Council has approved this new project that will generate 50 new jobs, while contributing to the renovation of the hotel plant with a category establishment higher.
On the part of the hotel company, Daniel Roger, Managing Director of Leonardo Hotels Europe & UK, declares that this project shows that Spain continues to be a priority destination for the expansion of its group and Barcelona a city of unquestionable attraction for travelers of all the world. “The opening of this hotel reflects the frenzied demand of Barcelona as a key destination, both for a tourist getaway and for business trips. Also, under the umbrella of our brand Leonardo Royal Hotels, we want to offer travelers a unique accommodation experience that meets all their needs and allows them to experience the essence of a vibrant city from any corner of the hotel, “says Roger.
Shay Raz, general director of Leonardo Hotels in Spain, also underlines that “Spain, in general, and Barcelona, specifically, are synonymous with stable tourism and quality. For that reason, we trust in the economic and tourist future of this city “. From this trust comes this new hotel project that “complies with all the urban, environmental and sustainability requirements” required by the Barcelona City Council Regulation. “We thank the City of Barcelona for being the first approval after the moratorium and, surely, the first of many other future projects,” says the head of expansion of Leonardo Hotels in the Spanish market.
The strategic location of the future Leonardo Royal Hotel Fira Barcelona is another aspect highlighted by Raz. “Fira de Barcelona is known throughout the world, being a reference as a business and meeting center for companies and also contributing decisively to the tourist development of the city. Also, this hotel comes to complete our offer of accommodation in Barcelona, with a location close to Fira, the airport and the entire Montjuïc area. Reasons all for which we started this project with great enthusiasm, “adds the general director of Leonardo Hotels in Spain.
The first Leonardo Royal Hotel in Spain
The new hotel, together with Fira de Barcelona, will be the first one that Leonardo Hotels operates in Spain under the Leonardo Royal Hotels brand. This teaches the properties with category 4 * Superior, which are characterized by an offer of accommodation and first class services, in an environment of comfort and well-being.
Leonardo Royal Hotel Fira Barcelona will occupy an 11-storey building, with an infinity pool on its rooftop terrace, enjoying great panoramic views. The hotel will have three meeting rooms with capacity for 300 people and parking with 150 parking spaces. The decoration will follow a contemporary and elegant line, coordinated by the company’s interior designer, Andreas Neudham. Among the categories of rooms will include a specially designed business women, with all the desirable comforts to rest after a day of work and details such as soft bathrobes, fresh flowers and premium amenities.
So far, Leonardo Hotels has opened 10 establishments under the Leonardo Royal Hotels brand, divided between Germany (8), Poland (1) and the United Kingdom (3).
Leonardo Hotels in Barcelona
In Barcelona, which was the first Spanish city where Leonardo Hotels was established in 2015, the chain currently operates three hotels: Leonardo Hotel Barcelona Las Ramblas, Leonardo Hotel Barcelona Gran Vía and Leonardo Boutique Hotel Barcelona Sagrada Familia. With the launch of the Leonardo Royal Hotels brand in this capital, Barcelona continues to lead the presence of Leonardo Hotels in Spain.