Case Study: How the Transformation of Hotel Ohla Played a Key Role in the Revitalization of an Iconic Barcelona District

Located at the center of one of Barcelona’s most elegant districts sits Ohla Eixample, a hotel that captures the charm and history of its namesake neighborhood. Designed by renowned architect Daniel Isern, a once neglected office building constructed in the 1970’s has now been transformed into a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel that tells the story of the district of Eixample.

The small district of Eixample was founded during the population boom sparked by the Industrial Revolution. It was initially developed as an extension of Barcelona where families could escape the growing city’s overcrowding.

Now one of Barcelona’s most bustling tourist locations, Eixample has undergone its own revolution that attracts nearly 700,000 visitors each year.… Continue Reading