Barcelona Hesperia ready for January

The five-star, 280-room Hesperia Tower Hotel and Convention Centre in Barcelona will open on 16 January 2006 as one of the tallest and most iconic buildings in the city. Located within Barcelona’s new financial district, it is strategically positioned only six minutes from the airport and within easy reach of the city centre. The 27-storey property is the result of approximately £35m of investment and will offer the very best in facilities for both business and leisure guests, including 5000m2 of meeting space in the Convention Centre. There are 12 salons for small meetings and conferences of up to 1,600 delegates, and a ballroom for banquets for up to 1,300. Due to its proximity to the airport, the hotel will offer special rates for small one-day meetings and other products and services created with airport accessibility in mind. Guests staying at the hotel will also have access to the Metropolitan health club and spa next door, where facilities include cycling, fitness, a spa or Pilates. Introductory rates for meetings and incentive organisers and agents start from around £120 per room per night.

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