Contemporary design and state of the art technology are the key features at the Icaria Barcelona, located in Barcelona's up and coming Olympic Port area, 300 meters from the city's beaches. Travelers may enjoy Gaudi`s monumental Sagrada Familia Cathedral and the bustling Ramblas by using the city's low-cost and efficient metro system, only six blocks away. Barcelona's El Prat airport is ten kilometers and approximately a 15 minute drive from the hotel.
Hotel guests can take advantage of extensive fitness and spa facilities including an outdoor pool, hot tub, steam rooms and sauna, plus gym and massage treatment rooms. On the lower floor, boldly contrasting black, white, and red are offset by cool, contemporary grey in the informal, contemporary restaurant, where 21st century Mediterranean cuisine is on the menu at lunch and dinner. Guests may dine outdoors on the adjoining garden terrace, while the bar offers cocktails, drinks, and a fusion-style menu. Room service is available (hours are limited). The spacious lobby and vestibule offer ample seating and the daily press as well as wall mounted screens displaying the latest news. Facilities for business guests include a 24-hour business centre, computer rental, technical support, a meeting/conference room, and audiovisual equipment as well as secretarial and translation services. Guests can smarten up before a night out in fashionable Barcelona at the on-site salon.
The air-conditioned guestrooms feature clean, minimal décor including laminate floors and neutral, earthy color schemes. Guests may use the flat-screen monitors and wireless keyboards in every room for work or leisure. All systems are equipped with Microsoft Office software, free wireless Internet access, video games, cable television, and pay channels as well as music and radio channels.