Nobu to open luxury hotel with gourmet restaurant in Barcelona end of 2018
Barcelona, Spain – 12 September 2017 –
Nobu Hospitality launched its latest development project in Barcelona. Set to open by the end of 2018, as part of a multi-million Euro refurbishment of Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya, this property will be an integrated mix of a Nobu Hotel and Restaurant reflecting the innovation and imagination that has become synonymous with the name Nobu. The property will continue to be part of the Selenta Group collection. The partnership agreement with Nobu Hospitality gives rise to the shared management of the new establishment.
The fourth European hotel and third Spanish property from the highly recognized brand, the 250 rooms and suites along with its meeting rooms, event spaces and Nobu restaurant will be under a long-term management contract with Nobu Hospitality.
World renowned architecture firm Rockwell will create an iconic Barcelona setting for Nobu Hotels’ devoted and loyal clientele. Wrapping the concept of a luxurious hotel around energized public spaces, Nobu Restaurant will sit atop the building with 360-degree views of the Catalan Capital, complementing Nobu’s famous restaurant offering with a high-rise dining experience. The Nobu Hotel Barcelona will intuitively balance the hotel and restaurant as one, creating a seamless integration of luxury hospitality and the finest in food and beverage. The new Nobu Hotel Barcelona will maintain 23 floors of rooms and it is well connected to the historic center of Barcelona and close to the business core.
Founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, with operations spanning five continents, the Nobu brand thrives in the world’s capitals as the ultimate destination lifestyle experience. The first Nobu Hotel opened in 2013 within Caesars Palace Las Vegas followed by the Nobu Hotel City of Dreams Manila opened in 2014, Nobu Hotel Miami Beach in 2016 and the Nobu Ryokan Malibu, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch London, Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay in 2017. Future development is planned for Palo Alto, Marbella, Riyadh, Los Cabos, Chicago, Toronto, and Bahrain.