Built in 1908 and fully renovated in 2004, it was born from the renovation of the emblematic Modernist building known as “Casa Fuster”, designed by the famous Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, whose Modernist works have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. It can be defined as the most emblematic designer hotel, quite simply because it is.
The “casa” was a gift from the Señor Fuster to his wife, with the underlying intention to make the city of Barcelona more beautiful. It was the posthumous work of the architect that completed the building which at that time, was considered the most expensive house in the Catalan capital; due to the high quality materials such as marble that were used in its construction
The Hoteles Center chain acquired the building in 2000 rehabilitated it using the utmost respect to the building’s originality while at the same time optimized the spectacular architectural singularity. The hotel opened it’s doors in 2004.
Casa Fuster is not just the culmination of Domènech i Montaner’s masterpiece, but also a building that projects great dignity, it’s the crowning closure to the Eixample neighborhood, it is also the symbol of the greatest period of splendor and prosperity Barcelona has experienced during the past hundred years.