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Hotel Arts
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General information
Location Carrer de la Marina, 19 Barcelona, Spain
Coordinates 41¬į23‚Ä≤12‚Ä≥N 2¬į11‚Ä≤46‚Ä≥EÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ41.38667¬įN 2.19611¬įEÔĽŅ / 41.38667; 2.19611Coordinates: 41¬į23‚Ä≤12‚Ä≥N 2¬į11‚Ä≤46‚Ä≥EÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ41.38667¬įN 2.19611¬įEÔĽŅ / 41.38667; 2.19611
Status Completed
Constructed 1991-1992
Use Hotel
Height
Roof 154 m (505 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 39
Companies involved
Architect(s) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Owner Host Hotels & Resorts, ABP
Management Ritz-Carlton

The Hotel Arts is a 39-story, 600 room luxury hotel on the seafront of Barcelona, in Spain.

Contrary to popular belief, it was not built to service the 1992 Summer Olympics, though its construction was part of the big changes underwent by the city to prepare the Games. It remains one of the city's leading hotels. It is operated by the Ritz-Carlton hotel chain.

Construction was finished in 1994 and it is an example of High-tech architecture.

It was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and is 154 meters tall.

The hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2006, installing new technology and upgrading the rooms and bathrooms into modern, luxurious spaces.

See also

  • Torre Mapfre, tied with Hotel Arts for the title of tallest building in Barcelona
  • Torre Agbar, third-tallest building in Barcelona

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