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All you need to know about the arts, culture, local fare and activities in Catalonia’s capital city. This is your guide to Barcelona.

Scenic Views of Barcelona

Reaching new heights and finding different perspectives is at the heart of travel, and sometimes it helps to get a bird’s eye view of where you’re at. If you’re planning a trip to Barcelona, we recommend you enjoy its colorful vistas. Plus, what’s a vacation without photos of sweeping panoramic views? Here are our favorite …

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Barcelona Beach Guide

The Barcelona Coast stretches 100 kilometers, 4.5 of which are within city limits. Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona is just 2 km from the beach; whether you’re looking to play volleyball in the sand, sunbathe in the nude, or enjoy some drinks in the shade, the high concentration of beaches still makes way for great variety. Here’s a …

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Wind Down After Work at Our Friday Beergarden Get-Togethers

After a long week of work or sightseeing, you deserve to lounge outside with a drink and enjoy the evening. We invite you to visit the newly-opened beergarden at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona to do just that. Every Friday from 6-1 am, celebrate the beginning of the weekend with us while enjoying an Aperol Spritz, music …

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Host Your Special Event at Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

If you’re just starting the process of planning a special event, the venue is one of the biggest decisions you’ll have make. Not only do you want a place that’s centrally located and accommodating for guests; it also needs to fit your own taste and expectations. The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona, located right near the iconic Torre …

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6 Essentials to Pack for Your Summer Barcelona Trip

It happens to everyone: upon arrival to your vacation destination, you wish you thought to pack x, y, and z, all of which you have just sitting at home. It’s easy to overlook things when packing for any trip. The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona gets it, so we decided to make a list of some items that …

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5 Different & Must-See Architectural Beauties in Barcelona

Barcelona is an architect’s Eden. Comprised of Catalan Gothic, medieval, Modernism and more, the city sets itself apart from the world with its alluring, almost impossible designs. During your visit at The Gates Hotel Diagonal, we suggest you take in all the different forms of architecture found around the city, some located as close as next …

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A Visit to Güell Park in Barcelona

Barcelona’s Park Güell offers an outdoor variety of the many fluid forms of Antoni Gaudí. At Park Güell, architecture melds with the environment with round, organic shapes. You can’t visit Barcelona without a trip to this important world heritage site. Our guide will cover the history of the park, featured elements, and pro-tips for your visit. …

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