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Renaissance Barcelona Hotel

Unwind and taste some of the local flavors at CUIT Bar & Lounge. Enjoy classic and signature cocktails, complemented with modern Spanish Platillos.

Whatever brings you to Barcelona, if you stay with Renaissance at our Pau Claris location near the famous Passeig de Gràcia, we’re sure you’ll end up wanting to extend your trip. However long your stay, local Navigator Paula will help you make the most out of your time with us, giving you the lowdown on the incredible variety of artistic and cultural delights this vibrant city offers. You can then unwind after a day of sightseeing — or rejuvenate before a night on the town — with a signature cocktail at our rooftop CUIT Restaurant & Lounge, where delicious local flavors combine with unforgettable views.

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC fragrance
  • Multi-Cultural Cuisine
  • Flat-Screen HDTVs
  • Fitness Center
  • In-Room iPod Docking Station
  • 491- Sq. Meters of Event Space
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Katherine Burgos's top finds

VILA VINITECA - Gastronomy

Sample Spanish and international wines while snacking on a ham and cheese sandwich at charming boutique Vila Viniteca.
Located in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, Vila Viniteca offers shoppers a wide selection of wines from surrounding Spanish vineyards and worldwide. In addition to their large stock of wines, the shop serves some tasty ham and cheese sandwiches that pair well with just about any wine. A small selection of grocery goods such as chocolate, canned food, and staples like oil and rice rounds out the selection at this charming boutique. 
Address:9 Carrer dels Agullers, Barcelona, 08003
phone:+34 902 32 77 77

Bar del Pla

Visit Bar del Pla and enjoy tasty tapas in a casual atmosphere. The tomato bread is to die for!
The dishes at Bar del Pla are made for sharing, so bring your friends and family. This local restaurant offers some of the best tapas around. Whether you go for the classics, such as the patatas bravas or tomato bread, or some more unique options, like the squid ink croquets, everything is flavorful and well executed. The casual atmosphere makes it a great spot to visit on any night. 
Address:2 Carrer Montcada, Barcelona, 08003
phone:+34 932 68 30 03

Natalie Capell

Natalie Capell offers up elegant clothes for the modern woman.
Natalie Capell creates with his team an aesthetic centered on elements of mystery, magic, and the old concept of the word romantic. In particular, Capell focuses on capturing the essence of modern femininity. Hand embroidery and delicate materials combine to create clothes that represent a woman's strength, comfort, and elegance.
Address:Carrer de la Carassa, 2, Barcelona, 08003
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Pau Claris 190

A cozy restaurant offering homemade and traditional food with a modern twist.
This restaurant is owned by a local family, which means that all of their dishes are authentic and delicious. Only the freshest local ingredients are used to prepare each meal. Here you can find dishes like lamb, duck confit with rice, black rice with wild octopus, tuna tataki and much more.
Address:Carrer Pau Claris, 190, Barcelona, 08037
phone:+34 932 80 77 66

Church and Convent of Pompeya

A modernist building, you can find this design of Enric Sagnier on the Diagonal Avenue.
The church is part of the Gothic Revival Sagnier-planned buildings that are dedicated to worship, but the scale in this case is not at all that bombastic - it discreetly fits into the urban fabric of the avenue. A part of the interior of the church emphasizes the convent library.
Address:1 Carrer Riera de Sant Miquel, Barcelona
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El Paraigua

A charming cocktail bar where you can delight yourself with concerts and cocktails.
In this charming modernist building with two floors and a terrace. Here you can appreciate concerts of local and international musicians with exceptional acoustics while you delight in a savory cocktail. They also serve a delicious Chocolate con churros. Don’t miss their terrace when it’s sunny!
Address:2 Carrer del Pas de l'Ensenyança, Barcelona, 08002
phone:+34 933 17 14 79

Zona d'Ombra

A selection of over 200 Spanish and international wines.
In this cute space located in the Jewish Quarter of the city you can savor gourmet tapas to accompany a good wine from a wide selection of over 200 Spanish and international wines. You may also arrange a wine tasting.
Address:12 Carrer Sant Domènec del Call, Barcelona, 08002
phone:+34 935 00 58 02


Accessories such as hats, hairdressers and purses created by the artisan self-taught maker Eli Urpí are sold here.
This cute small shop in the Gothic Quarter challenges you to try a new look inspired in retro and vintage style. Eli Urpí an artisan accessories maker of hats, hairdressers and purses.
Address:11 Carrer de Montsió, Barcelona, 08002
phone:+34 931 86 77 77


Hidden in the back of a popular bar, this restaurant is one of Barcelona's best-kept secrets!
The Speakeasy is a concept-driven bar and restaurant tucked away in the basement of The Dry Martini, another chic dining spot. The building was once an abandoned warehouse and the decor is made to look similar to its original structure with raw fixtures and a basement feel. The food is rustic with locally grown ingredients and produce used for the daily dishes. The atmosphere is chic and exclusive with attractive wait staff, large booths, and a password-protected back door to get in. The beer and wine list is extensive and will leave you with a tough decision on what to order for a drink.
Address:162-166 Carrer d'Aribau, Barcelona
phone:+34 93 217 50 80
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chök barcelona – The chocolate kitchen

This store experiments with chocolate. Bonbons and macarons are prepared with chocolate from their secret recipe.
Chök is a kitchen dedicated to a contemporary approach to chocolate making. This store, in the heart of the city, creates exquisite chocolate-based delicacies and confections like macarons, churros, cupcakes, crisps, bonbons and gourmet apples. Their specialties are the doughnuts that double up as wall displays and look as great as they taste.
Address:3 Carrer del Carme, Barcelona, 08001
phone:+34 933 04 23 60


Toto serves Italian dishes that keeps with the Slow Food movement, which encourages the preservation of regional cuisine.
The interior of Toto is welcoming and charming. Walk through the floridly decorated entrance, and take a seat at a rustic-inspired table. Here you can experience Italian cuisine that is a part of the Slow Food movement. The pizza dishes are authentic, and the slightly burnt crust will transport you to Italy. Watch the chefs preparing your meal in the open kitchen, which gives the restaurant an inviting atmosphere. 
Address:246 Carrer de València, Barcelona, 08007
phone:+34 93 467 67 29


Snack on Asian tapas and sip on fruity cocktails at this trendy bar. Be sure to try the mojito!
The atmosphere at Numeronueve is hard to beat. This hip cocktail bar is airy and bright, featuring friendly, specialized service. Sit at the bar and enjoy Asian-inspired tapas dishes, perfect for sharing with your friends. Their cocktail offerings take inspiration from a variety of flavors: definitely try the Sushi Mary and the Mexiterreano. If you can't decide or want to know more about a drink, the bartenders will be happy to answer your questions. 
Address:9 Carrer de la Vidrieria, Barcelona, 08003
phone:+34 933 10 05 17

Palau de la Música

This concert hall will blow you away with the world-class performances that take place there.
Built between 1905 and 1908, the Palau de la Música Catalana is an architectural landmark in Barcelona. The inside of the building is ornate, with a three dimensional glass mosaic of the sun on the ceiling being one of the highlights. Although its design is opulent, the greatest attention was paid to making sure the sound in the hall was fantastic during construction!
Address:4-6 Carrer del Palau de la Música, Barcelona, 08003
phone:+34 932 95 72 00
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Assunta Madre

This restaurant strives to bring gifts from the sea straight to you.
Assunta Madre is located just in front of La Pedrera, one of Gaudí's masterpieces. This authentic local fish market is bursting with freshly caught fish and tasty seafood.
Address:Carrer de Provença, 300, Barcelona, 08008
phone:+34 932 15 32 35

El Ciclista

This is a small and cozy bar located in the district of Vila de Gracia.
El Ciclista is a bar with a minimalist decoration where you can enjoy unique cocktails. Behind the bar they have a bicycle hung on the wall with a bell that rings every time the bartender has a cocktail ready. Here you will find a selection of contemporary cocktails, fruit cocktails, and gins, many named after famous cyclists.
Address:Carrer de Mozart, 18, Barcelona, 08012
phone:+34 933 68 53 02


Located in the Sant Gervasi neighborhood, this restaurant boasts a stunning view.
Mirabé is a great place to visit with your friends and family or for a special event. Chef Joaquin Reig offers you a menu of very original and creative Spanish and Mediterranean dishes and a great offering of cocktails.
Address:Carrer de Manuel Arnús, 2, Barcelona, 08035
phone:+34 934 18 58 80

Columns of the Temple of Augustus

These columns are witnesses of the Roman origins of the city.
These columns are part of the Temple of Augustus, which was dedicated to Emperor Augustus. They are an example of the Roman origins of Barcelona. Seek them out on Paradis Street in the Gothic Quarter. This hidden gem is a treasure that should not be missed for those who delight in discovering!
Address:10 Carrer Paradís, Barcelona, 08002
phone:+34 932 56 21 22

Mar de Cava

Shop for home decor in a totally new way at this imaginative space. Unique furniture, art, and even shoes can be found at Mar de Cava
At Mar de Cava, you can shop for a colorful new couch, see some amazing photographs, and be immersed in art, all at the same time. This space was created by a young Catalan designer, and there's even a restaurant onsite. After you've looked at a chest of drawers shaped like a diamond, trendy shoes, and colorful paintings, satisfy your hunger with a delicious flatbread pizza or salad. 
Address:293 Carrer de València, Barcelona, 08009
phone:+34 934 58 53 33

L'Antic Teatre

This bohemian venue is host to some of the best performances on the experimental art scene. Linger on with a beer on their rustic terrace.
L'Antic Teatre is located in the heart of the city. It breathes new life into a historic building that dates back over a century. A charming atmosphere, re-purposed furnishings and a rustic indoor terrace makes it a popular feature on the alternative arts scene. Here, performances by emerging artists across dance, theater, comedy, music and cinema are organized occasionally. Visitors can enjoy drinks from the bar, with a range of beer, wine and spirits on offer.
Address:12 Carrer Verdaguer i Callís, Barcelona, 08003
phone:+34 933 15 23 54

Flax & Kale

When you dine at Flax & Kale, you know you're eating healthy. Pair your healthful meal with a fresh, cold-pressed juice.
Enjoy simple, healthy food at Flax & Kale. This airy restaurant attracts health fanatics from across the city, thanks to its veggie-heavy menu and fresh juices and smoothies. Vegetarians will have a lot of options to choose from when they visit, including a delicious avocado toast that's sprinkled with seeds. Cold-pressed juices from Teresa's Juicery come in several flavors, including a nutrient-packed green juice. Barcelona doesn't offer a lot of health-conscious cuisine, so definitely pay this sustainable restaurant a visit. 
Address:74 Calle Tallers, Barcelona, 08001
phone:+34 933 17 56 64

Colmado Múrria

Visit this gourmet shop for the famed Iberian Ham, a Spanish specialty. Pair it with some cheese, wine and crackers for an impromptu picnic.
This deli is situated in the east Eixample District, and is housed in a Modernist building that was designed by Ramon Casas. It is famous for stocking the best products from every country like smoked salmon from Scotland, Norway and Canada, and the finest Spanish and Italian sausages. There are also about two hundred different kinds of cheese to choose from, and you will find a wide range of wines and spirits, meats, and chocolates from all over the world. 
Address:85 Carrer de Roger de Llúria, Barcelona, 08009
phone:+34 93 215 5789

El Salon

Visit El Salon's cozy dining room and feat on mouthwatering Mediterranean and Catalan fare.
El Salon wins many return visitors with its cozy, living room-like atmosphere and expertly prepared Catalan and Mediterranean dishes. This hidden gem may be tucked away on a small street, but it's worth looking for. Their wine list features some great, reasonably priced options. Service is top-notch and helps create the homelike, friendly atmosphere in the restaurant. The dining room is small, so be sure to call ahead and reserve or arrive early. 
Address:6 Carrer de l'Hostal D'en Sol, Barcelona, 08002
phone:+34 93 315 2159

La Tinaja

Taste delicious, traditional Catalan fare and small plates at La Tinaja. The rustic decor of this restaurant only adds to its charm.
Enjoy traditional tapas in a rustic ambiance at La Tinaja. The brick archways of this restaurant are decorated with plates, vases, and other varied knick knacks, giving the place a country house-feel. Choose your wine (or a delicious cava) and order some dishes to share with the table. Order from cheese and charcuterie plates, salads, seafood dishes, and more. This restaurant is great for group outings - you'll want to try a bit of everything. 
Address:9 Carrer de l'Esparteria, Barcelona, 08003
phone:+34 93 310 2250


One of Catalonia’s most famous traditions!
Castells is a Catalan tradition where spectacular human towers are built in the middle of the squares during traditional festivals. The teams who build these particular towers are called "Colles." Don't miss one of Catalonia’s most intriguing traditions!
Address:Plaça de la Catedral de Barcelona, Barcelona
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Parròquia de Santa Anna

Elements like windows, vaults and sculptures of this 12th-century church merge styles from three major eras of the Middle and Modern ages.
In Spain, “parròquia” means “parish.” Parròquia de Santa Anna was established in 1141, under the Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Originally, this church was part of a convent built outside the city's walls. Its earliest elements reveal Romanesque influence, while its later additions exhibit Gothic architecture. It is regarded as an epitome of the seamless transition between these two architectural styles, and today it stands proudly as a National Heritage Monument. It is replete with an intricately-carved entrance, semi-circular and pointed archways, cloisters with a hint of Renaissance design, and a chapel with bare brick walls, dimly lit by golden chandeliers. Besides being a tourist attraction, this church also conducts regular activities such as mass, baptisms, communions and weddings.
Address:29 Carrer Santa Anna, Barcelona, 08002
phone:+34 933 01 35 76

Palau Dalmases

This neighbor of Museu Picasso has been off the tourist radar and is a structural gem. It is a Baroque wonder and a haven of musical nights.
Palau Dalmases was the former home of Paul Ignatius Dalmases, one of the founders of l'Acadèmia dels Desconfiats. Carrer Montcada was the hub for influential families and had many beautiful palaces and residences dotting it. This remarkable, Baroque mansion is tucked away on this street. It attested to the cultural and political life of Catalonia and was a meeting place for scholars and art enthusiasts of the 16th Century. The bustling city becomes remote once you enter this magnificent building. The carved facade, period furniture, art pieces, tapestries and the 15th-century Gothic chapel, with its angelic reliefs, will transport you to a different era. The stunning courtyard is magical in itself with its coiled pillars and etched images of the chariot of Neptune. The Espai Barroc is located inside this historical spot. It also hosts flamenco and opera events nightly.
Address:20 Calle Montcada, Barcelona, 08003
phone:+34 933 10 06 73
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Disseny Hub Barcelona

See the past unfold as you observe the changing styles of popular design throughout the centuries at Disseny Hub Barcelona.
Disseny Hub Barcelona, nicknamed DHUB, is equal parts museum, education center and laboratory. Split into four different subdivisions of the design world, DHUB covers the topics of interior design, consumer product design, informational design and, of course, fashion. The collections at DHUB change frequently, although there are several permanent exhibitions such as their clothing display that informs guests about Barcelona fashions from the 16th Century to the modern day. With a host of lectures, workshops and other events, DHUB is becoming a force to be reckoned with in the European design scene. 
Address:37-38 Plaça de les Glòries, Barcelona, 08018
phone:+34 932 56 67 13

Coral Bells Oficis

Coral Bells Oficis is a shop selling handcrafted art objects located in the Gothic Quarter.
Carme Coral is responsible for all these pieces of art from around the world. An exquisite selection of pieces made of different materials and techniques, including Madola enameled glass, crystal jewelry by Javier Vidal, wooden figures by Weissflog and Schreiber, Yukiko Murata glass. A very charming store with a small studio at the top of it where some pieces are made.
Address:Carrer de la Palla, 15, Barcelona, 08001
phone:+34 934 12 16 68

Santa Casilda

A romantic shop specializing in accessories of tulle and cotton.
Santa Casilda is one of the latest additions to the Calle del Rec. This store is the project of two collaborators, friends and now partners Angela and Veronica. This charming shop specializes in accessories and clothes, many of which are made from tulle, lace and embroidery. The shop also offers naturally dyed tulle and cotton.
Address:Carrer del Rec, 42,, Barcelona, 08003
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In a warm and modernist atmosphere, Pepito delights with Mediterranean and Catalan dishes.
Boasting modern decor, Pepito is both warm, cozy, and chic. The restaurant serves a variety of dishes, from tapas and platillos to hearty meat and fish dishes prepared with authentic Spanish and Catalan ingredients.
Address:Passatge Domingo, 3, Barcelona
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Monastery of Pedralbes

This beautiful Gothic monastery is as serene as it is beautiful.
Discover this peaceful monastery constructed in the Gothic style and visit the art exhibits it hosts on its grounds. The monastery's garden boasts over fifty types of medicinal plants, many of which are here thanks to the abbess, mystic, composer and German naturist Hildegard of Bingen who lived from 1098 to 1179.
Address:Baixada del monestir, 9, Barcelona, 08034
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Oro Líquido

Stop by this unique shop specializing in olive oil products.
Explore a wide variety of products, including cosmetics, lotions and candles made with the finest virgin olive oil. The shop also sells different types of high quality olive oils that can me added to any recipe as a delicious addition.
Address:Carrer de la Palla, 8, Barcelona, 08002
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Sergi de Meià

Featuring a minimalist ambiance, this restaurant surprises with its creativity and high quality cuisine.
Owner Sergi learned the art of cooking during summers spent with his grandparents in Vilanova de Meià. The dishes he prepares are filled with the ingredients of this Catalan region. The restaurant Sergi de Meià is much praised in Barcelona for its creative Catalan dishes and for its quality ingredients.
Address:Carrer d'Aribau, 106, Barcelona, 080036
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Unique artisan purses from Barcelona designed with elegance.
LUPO Barcelona has a passion for detail. It is characterized by a devotion to quality, and innovation in the design and care of each product the company produces. They have their own factories that allow them great control and management of the product, because they know that their bags are treasures given to those who are treasured by others.
Address:Passeig de Gràcia, 124, Barcelona
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Dance the night away at this hip restaurant and club.
This spot is an amazing space to delight in Mediterranean and Asiatic dishes and enjoy a cleverly crafted cocktail. After finishing your meal, head out on to the dance floor to delight in the beats the DJ plays.
Address:Pau Claris, 92, Barcelona
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