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We’re giving away a two-night stay at Barcelona’s coolest under-the-radar hotel.
Think Barcelona, think La Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Of course, but we’re less obvious than that – particularly when it comes to choosing where to stay in one of Europe’s most popular capitals.
Allow us to let you in on a little secret: The Wittmore. Tucked within the Gothic Quarter’s tight cobweb of medieval streets and trussed up in velvet, it feels more like a private members’ club than a hotel, and we’re giving a reader and a friend the chance to check in for a long weekend.
Inside, a palette of olives and burgundies make for a calm antidote to the mosaic madness of Park Guell. That’s not to say it’s lacking in character. Antique furniture and kitschy nods to the pre-digital age (note the rotary dial phones and heaving library) give this moody enclave a laid-back, speakeasy feel. There’ll be no photos here, nor children. It’s a strictly adults-only affair, with a baronial bar-lounge that descends into revelry as night falls.
The Wittmore couldn’t be better located for curious visitors keen to sink their teeth into the city either. Set out from the hotel and you’ll stumble upon a patchwork of pulsing plazas before emerging, several tumblers of vermouth later, into Barcelona’s glistening suntrap of a port.
We’ve teamed up with Small Luxury Hotels to give you and a guest the chance to win a three-night stay and dinner one evening at Witty, their in-house restaurant.
Full terms and conditions here.
About Small Luxury Hotels™
Small Luxury Hotels of the Worldc (SLH) is the most desirable community of independently minded travellers and independently spirited hotels in the world. We turned the luxury boutique hotel into a phenomenon and selected the distinctive, the diverse and the downright delightful. People, places and experiences with individual character, intimate charm and inherent class. We’ve personally visited, vetted and verified over 500 hotels in more than 80 countries. Be part of the community – join us at INVITED, a free to join loyalty programme where members gain access to exclusive rates and guaranteed benefits, visit us at www.slh.com, contact a travel agent or call the Small Luxury Hotels of the World VIP desk.
About The Wittmore
The Wittmore is tucked away in a quiet alleyway, in a secret corner in the heart of the Gothic Quarter. This Adults Only boutique hotel with 22 rooms might be one of the most sophisticated spots in the entire city offering tranquility and quiet luxury. All rooms have views to the central courtyard with an impressive vertical garden, the highest in the city, with more than 3000 plants. The inner patio features a seating area in which to relax after a busy day, a cocktail bar where bookcases line the walls on the side of a cozy fireplace and The Witty Restaurant whose cuisine is led by recognised chef Alain Guiard, with two gastronomic cultures; French and Catalan. Make time to go to the rooftop terrace with gorgeous views all over the Gothic Quarter, it provides a solarium, plunge pool and a bar. It is the perfect place to enjoy the views of the city while having a cocktail. With its enigmatic ambiance, sumptuous gastronomy and unparalleled nightlife, The Wittmore has managed to captivate an audience of the most discerning travellers and locals alike.
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