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Behind the medieval façade of a collection of buildings in the Gothic Quarter is this ‘ultra modern’, stylish hotel.
On an attractive square just off La Rambla, next to the Liceu opera house (and Metro station), this former convent of St Augustin has ‘simple, comfortable accommodation — good value’
Hotel 1898 once housed the headquarters of the Phillipines Tobacco Company and has a roof terrace, where an excellent breakfast is served in summer, has a pool and a cocktail bar, and there is a spa and larger pool in the basement.