Formerly a concert hall and tea salon, the 9-story El Avenida Palace Hotel is superbly located one block from the Ramblas Promenade, near the Gothic Quarter, the Picasso Museum, Gaudi buildings, the Picasso Museum and FC Barcelona Museum and Stadium. An underground station faces the hotel. The multi-tiered lobby features a dramatic curving staircase laced with ornamental ironwork, restaurant and coffee shop, and spa facilities that offer beauty treatments. A heated pool and a poolside bar are also available to guests. Event space includes 4 meeting and conference rooms.