History behind Hotel Casa Fuster
Hotel Casa Fuster, constructed in 1908 and completely restored in 2004, born of the rehabilitation of the emblematic modernist building of the famous Catalan architect Lluís Domenech i Montaner known as "Casa Fuster".
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 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.