On 11 July the WTA gala for Latin American hotels will take place, in which Barceló Hotel Group has 10 hotels nominated.
European hotels of Barceló Hotel Group awarded in the WTAs 2019:
• La Bobadilla, a Royal Hideaway Hotel (Granada) – Best Boutique Hotel in Spain
• Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel (Mallorca) – Best Beach Hotel in Spain
• Royal Hideaway Corales Resort (Tenerife) – Best Hotel with villas in Spain and Best Resort in Spain
• Barceló Isla Canela (Huelva) – Best All-Inclusive Hotel in Spain
• Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento (Seville) – Best Hotel for Congresses and Events in Spain
• Barceló Palmeraie (Marrakech, Morocco) – Best All-Inclusive Resort in Morocco
In addition, the hotel is a member of Leading Hotels of the World (LHW)and has been included by TripAdvisor amongst the twenty-five best hotels in the “Best hotels in Spain” and ” Best luxury hotels in Spain” categories in the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards 2019.
Tucked away on the 3,000-acre protected nature reserve, it has direct access to Formentor beach, which this year was ranked amongst the top 25 of the best beaches in the world.2019 marks a milestone year for the hotel as it celebrates its 90th anniversary. Filled with old-school charm and a rich history, this iconic hotel has been a popular haunt over the years for personalities including Agatha Christie, Grace Kelly, Charlie Chaplin and Sir Winston Churchill.
Royal Hideaway Corales Resort (Tenerife) – Best Hotel with villas in Spain and Best Resort in Spain
Opened in February 2018, Royal Hideaway Corales Resort is a luxury five-star complex located in South Tenerife. The resort is split into two hotels – the adult specific ‘Corales Beach’ which is created exclusively of Junior Suites, complete with ocean view terraces, and the family-friendly ‘Corales Suites’ which have 114 deluxe ocean-view apartments with private terraces.
The hotel also appointed Michelin-starred Padrón Brothers, who are the only local Chefs awared with a star specialised in Canarian cuisine. The dynamic duo head up Maresía – the resort’s rooftop cocktail bar, restaurant and pool bar. There are nine restaurants and bars in total, with four exclusively for guests staying at the adults-only Corales Beach.
In addition to this award, the hotel received the award of Best New Hotel 2018 at the European Hospitality Awards last year for its facilities and its innovative proposal of experiences for guests.
Barceló Isla Canela (Huelva) – Best All-Inclusive Hotel in Spain
Barceló Isla Canela is the perfect place for an all-inclusive beach escape. Located on the Costa de la Luz and just moments from the Portuguese Algarve, this traditional Andalusian village style resort offers a relaxing beach break like no other. The hotel was also included by TripAdvisor amongst the 10 “Best all-inclusivehotels in Spain” in its Travelers Choice Awards 2019.
Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento (Sevilla) – Best Hotel for Congresses and Events in Spain
Situated on the banks of the Guadalquivir river, the high-speed AVE train station is located just 2.5 km from the hotel, and the San Pablo Airport just 10 km away, providing business travellers easy access to the hotel.
With over 36 meeting and function rooms at the Barceló Convention Centre, the hotel is a member of the ICCA (International Congress and Conventions Association) and has the best convention centre in Seville. With a capacity of up to 1,200 attendees, it is surrounded by 10,000 square metres of gardens, which provide the facilities with natural light and direct views over the river. The meeting rooms are fully equipped and are perfectly set up for meetings and conferences of all sizes and formats.
Barceló Palmeraie (Marrakech, Morocco) – Best All-Inclusive Resort in Morocco
Located in the heart of the mythical palm grove of Marrakech, Barceló Palmeraie is a majestic hotel inspired by traditional Moroccan architecture. The hotel has 252 rooms, two swimming pools and a beautiful garden setting. It has a 500sqmwellness centrewhich consists of a hammam, whirlpool and several treatment rooms.
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About Barceló Hotel Group:
Barceló Hotel Group is the hotel division of the Barceló Group, which is the 2nd largest chain in Spain and the 29th in the world. It currently operates 251 leisure and city hotels with 4 and 5 stars, and over 55,000 rooms in 22 countries, all marketed under four brands: Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, Barceló Hotels& Resorts, Occidental Hotels& Resorts and Allegro Hotels.