In the Negresco Restaurant love is edible too!

If you’re wondering how to make this Valentine’s Day in Barcelona a special night, we have the answer , and it’s Negresco Restaurant. Live authentic love stories through the senses, do you dare?

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Valentine´s Day is about to come and love is in the air, Barcelona smells differently, it smells love! And we are going to make the best of us for you to have an amazing Valentine´s Day!

If you want to surprise your partner with a special night, come and try the delicious menu that we have prepared only for lovers and spend the night in one of our rooms with our special offer LoveBox.  What else could you wish? It´s an authentic love story.

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How? Our chef, Jon García, has prepared a menu to delight even the most demanding palates. A gastronomic menu where each step is important, as in love. And where does love start? Almost always with a glance, one of these glances that cross your soul and produce chills like this delicious ceviche of sea bass with avocado that starts the wonderful menu.

And what follows an intense glance? A first date full of symbolism and dreams, a corn cream with timbale of fresh cheese and hazelnuts in two textures. Will everything be fine or will it be the end? We are sure that the best ending is the main course: passion. And the best way to represent the pleasure of these delicious grilled scallops is with semi-sweet celeri puree and emulsions of guava, squid ink and passion fruit.

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But this trip through the senses does not end here, now it is time to decide: Meat or fish? Medallions of Iberian sirloin with pumpkin with vanilla syrup and foie poêlé or grilled turbot with creamy mint peas? Difficult decision, that will take us to the sweetness of exquisite desserts designed and made with all the care that we are capable of, like the taste of kisses, these desserts will take us through rose gardens and mountains of chocolate to end with a truffle duo that will join us forever.

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A menu only available for lovers and an experience of flavors that will take us along the paths of complicity. Are you ready? Do not hesitate and come to discover everything that the Negresco Restaurant offers for your Valentine’s night.

But a night like that should never end, right?! Book now at Negresco Princess Hotel (http://www.hotelnegrescoprincess.com/en/Mejores-hotels-hotels-in-Barcelona/San-Valentin?platform=hootsuite) your LoveBox stay and for just 25 € more you will get your kit ‘Bijoux Indiscrets’, romantic decoration in the room, Late CheckOut (until 3pm), access to the relax areas (sauna, gym and terrace) and, of course, free Wi-Fi and mini bar! Here you will find all the information you need about the special #SanValentín offer

Don´t think twice, come and enjoy the best Valentine´s!

 

We introduce you Gábor

You already know that we like to introduce you our team of the Barcelona Princess and the Negresco Priness Hotels It’s a good way to know each other a little better and so they can give us suggestions and explain some anecdotes.

On this occasion we spoke with Gábor Noé the person in charge of urban hotels in Barcelona of the Princess Hotels & Resorts chain.

– Where are you from?

I am Hungarian and I lived there until I was 27 years old. Later I came to Spain where I have been for 10 years. First in Tenerife and now a year ago in Barcelona, an exceptional and restless city with sea, mountains, culture and nightlife.

– What is your job at the hotel?

 I am joining the Princess Hotels & Resorts chain in their hotels in Barcelona as Sales Manager and my objective is to do business actions to attract businesses to hotels, and I do it mostly traveling.

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– What do you like the most about your job?

I like the idea of collaborating with two very different hotels in Barcelona at the same time.

They are the Hotel Barcelona Princess, a congress hotel with large meeting rooms and in front of the CCIB (International Convention Centre in Barcelona) and just a few minutes from the beach. The other one is the Negresco Princess, a hotel in the center of Barcelona with a large terrace and a restaurant, Negresco Restaurant, with a very interesting gastronomic proposal.

And of course traveling is also something that I love!

-Do you want to tell us any anecdote about your experiences at the Hotel Barcelona Princess?

Each trip is an experience because each destination is different. I have seen and heard many things! One example is that a partner was sent by mistake to another city because the agency organizing the trip made a mistake the city code.

– From your day by day, how do you contribute to the hotel’s social and environmental responsibility plan?

I will join the new solidarity cause of this year, as well as environmental, sports and solidarity activities organized by both Princess hotels in Barcelona.

– What is your favorite place in the city of Barcelona? And in the hotel?

The viewpoint of Montjuïc from where you can enjoy terrific views of Barcelona.

About the hotels, in Barcelona Princess the terrace of The Gym Bar is a great place to relax with a drink and an excellent place to organize an event. In Negresco Hotel, the terrace and the pool on the top floor of the hotel have a great atmosphere.

-If you came to visit the city, what do you think you could not miss in Barcelona?

I recommend living in neighborhoods of the city such as Gràcia, very close to the Negresco Princess or Poblenou, a few steps away from the Barcelona Princess.

Thank you for sharing your time with us and we hope to know more about your travelling experiences!

Color and tradition at the Carnival of Barcelona

If we say Carnival, you will probably think about the Carnival of Brazil, but in Barcelona we also have our peculiar and traditional Carnival.

It is called “Carnestoltes” and is celebrated as a party. This year it will be held from February 8 to 14.

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Each city has its ride or “rúa” and Barcelona too. There is also the Carnival King´s ride, the “naranjada” and the big “sarao” that takes place on Sunday afternoon, and on Ash Wednesday the burial of the sardine takes place too.

So Carnival is perfect to come to Barcelona and enjoy the atmosphere of the city. Near the Hotel Barcelona Princess you can enjoy the Carnival in Poblenou, and the Negresco Princess Hotel is in the city center, so you will be able to experience in first person the Carnival of Barcelona.

There is another city very close to Barcelona where carnival is really famous and full of party: Sitges. A big party is organized, full of costumes, feathers, color, music and fun. They know how to have fun and that´s why this is the gay capital of Europe.

Diagonal Avenue, a treasure of Barcelona

Beyond the beaches of Barcelona, we can find much more wonderful places in the city.

Exclusive stores, galleries, shopping centers, are some of the things you can find in Diagonal Avenue.

In the Forum area starting at number 1 of Diagonal we can find the impressive skyscraper of 26 floors, the Barcelona Princess Hotel, designed by the architect Óscar Tusquets.

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Walking up through the Diagonal Avenue you will find the Agbar Tower with its controversial shape and that lights the city every night.

Through the Diagonal you will have an easy access to the most emblematic buildings of Antoni Gaudí and other emblematic buildings of the city too, such as Casa de les Punxes designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch.

From the beginning to end of t his avenue you will find many green areas to rest. The Diagonal itself is green but there are also gardens such as the Diagonal Mar park, Parc del Center in Poblenou and the Pedralbes Park.

You will find more information about this avenue and about Barcelona, in our blog and also in the Smartphone Handy (lexus section) you will find in rooms in both Barcelona Princess and Negresco Princess Hotels