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Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona
Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona
Rank: 1 - TIE
Rates: From $440
Opened: September 2009

Located in Barcelona's commercial and shopping district, this imposing mid-century bank building was completely revamped; its 98 rooms and suites are by Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola. Four meeting rooms that seat up to 18 people each are outfitted with technology that allows for global live broadcasts and simultaneous international meetings; there's also a meeting coordinator and an IT butler.



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