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HOTEL MIRAMAR, BARCELONA, SPAIN

Hotel Miramar in Barcelona consideres itself “luxury boutique.” In an artistically restored palace on the slope of a mountain with  views of Las Rambas, the property combines historical 1920s grandeur, with contemporary comforts. It’s in a lively spot, near the center of town. The pool area feature wooden decking and bar …

Melia Sky Barcelona

MELIA SKY, BARCELONA, SPAIN

Contemporary and innovative, Meliá Barcelona Sky is a pretty big-deal hotel in Barcelona. It’s tall—29 floors and big—258 rooms and is one of the tallest and most symbolic buildings on the Barcelona skyline. It’s centrally located and an icon of the city of Gaudi.  Designed by the famous French architect …

THE BIPOLAR HUFFINGTON POST

Really? We’re all sick of the Top 10 Hotel Pool lists that flood the internet come August, but we expected more from The Huffington Post.  They recently published their list of the Top 10 hottest hotel pools and they’re all the expected picks. Nary an original photo or first-hand account in …