The Hotel Arts is one of the most luxurious hotels in Barcelona. Located in one of the towers that crowns the Olympic Port, next to its neighbor Mapfre Tower with the same height, it was built between 1991 and 1992 for the 1992 Olympic Games. It has 44 floors and is 154 meters high.
Its exterior structure of steel and glass and its imposing appearance, designed by Bruce Graham, allow you to guess a spacious and open interior, as well as the most spectacular views of the port and the sea. It is a glass tower of green and gray colors, surrounded by a white iron structure, designed by the Colombian architect Bruce Graham, owned by Deutsche Bank and headquarters of a luxurious five-star hotel of the Ritz-Carlton chain, which It opened its doors in 1994. It also integrates 30 luxury apartments that occupy the last nine floors. The hotel is home to half a dozen restaurants, including chef Sergi Arola’s. In the basement of the tower there are several entertainment venues, including the Casino de Barcelona.
In front of the south facade of the tower stands the sculpture of a large Golden Fish, the work of Frank Gehry, another of the emblematic elements of the building’s surroundings.