BOUTIQUE BLISS IN GOTHIC QUARTERS – Ease into Barcelona’s gothic grandeur at this snazzy boutique hotel that’s a few steps away from the spindly spires of Saint Eulalia Cathedral. Bright rooms with oak furnishings and refined fabrics are a breath of fresh air. Keep fighting fit in a well-equipped gym. Lounge in a lush lobby that pops with golden Art Deco touches. Chill out in a rooftop pool overlooking the sweeping cityscape. Creative Mediterranean cuisine is served at 4 Capellans restaurant. Wander down nearby Via Laietana, which is a continuous ribbon of cosy cafés and tapas bars open until late.