Sofia is arranged over 19 floors and is surrounded by beautifully maintained gardens and a terrace. The sophisticated marble clad lobby features a grand chandelier and creates a striking first impression that sets the tone for the rest of the hotel. A cosmopolitan hotel with a relaxed ambiance, there is an exceptional array of facilities on offer to all guests and a fine balance has been created so that the maximum of comfort and service can be offered to those seeking relaxation or to those on business. A world-class Spa offers a range of hydrotherapy treatments, two pools with retractable roof for year-round swimming and a gym. There are shops in the reception area and even an art gallery for guests looking for culture and retail therapy without having to leave the grounds of the hotel. The 28 private meeting rooms offer the largest capacity for meetings and conferences in Barcelona and have the best in modern technology. The hotel is easily accessible from Barcelona Airport and is close to the Camp Nou stadium, home of FC Barcelona and only 1 km from Catalunya Square in the heart of Barcelona.
Restaurants & Bars
Room amenities include TV, air conditioning, direct dial telephone with two lines and voicemail, and telephone in the bathroom, bathrobes (on request), in-room safe, and mini-bar.
Contraste Restaurant - This recently opened luxury restaurant serves one of the most varied menus of any Barcelona hotel, with an extensive breakfast buffet and a choice of buffet or à la carte menus for lunch and dinner, offering a wide range of delicious Catalan and Mediterranean dishes. In addition to the open grill area for meat and seafood lovers, there is also a deli offering sandwiches and light fare, with all breads and pastries baked at the in-house bakery, as well as an attractive terrace for al fresco dining. Contraste Restaurant also features two private areas, La Bodega and La Panadería, available on request.
Daily (Continental)- 6:00 am to 7:00 am
Daily (American)- 7:00 am to 11:00 am
Daily - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Daily - 8:00 pm to 12:00 midnight
Contraste Bar - A relaxing bar adjoining the Contraste Restaurant, Contraste Bar is the ideal meeting point for a relaxed evening. It offers a selection of unique tapas, and a range of cocktails and beers from around the world. You can also enjoy live piano entertainment on Thursday and Friday nights. Open daily from 11:00 am to 1:30 am.
Biergarten - The Biergarten is an authentic German-style terrace beer garden, complete with wooden benches, German music and staff in traditional German dress. The Biergarten offers a wide selection of German food, imported directly from Germany - typical dishes include pig's elbow with Bavarian potato meatballs and Obatzda with Brezl (Camembert cheese with dressing). You'll also be able to enjoy a glass of the celebrated Erdinger weiss-bier, a delicious pale beer with an international reputation. In the winter the terrace is kept warm by the attractive mushroom-shaped stoves. Open daily from noon to 10:00 pm.