New gelato parlor Coccogelo to open in October

A new gelato parlor, Coccogelo (#01-01, 89 East Coast Rd., 6345-3646) is expected to open in October along the main drag of Katong. Expect a cozy, intimate space with hospitable owner J.J. scooping out balls of frozen treats. I scream, you scream, we all scream for some (Italian) ice cream.

Vincci SoMa

Experience a blend of modernity, comfort, functionality and style at one of the most revered hotels in Madrid. At your disposal is a cozy room with a fireplace for warmth while you read, a gym to break some sweat, a Play Station for your gaming entertainment and spacious bathrooms that were creatively decorated to evoke […]

The Hotel Urban

As its name implies, the height of tech-savvy cool can be experienced here. The hotel incorporates cutting edge architectural designs with contemporary artwork from Papua New Guinea and the Museum of Egyptian Art becoming of maximum and truly urbane impact. A really interesting feature is the complex lighting system that caters to your changing moods.

Westin Palace

Once deemed as the biggest and most luxurious hotel in Europe back in 1912 when it was first erected, Hotel Palace has housed legends like Mata-Hari, Picasso, Dalí, Orson Wells and Hemingway.

Hotel Orfila

Awarded the Most Charming European Hotel in 2008 by the British guidebook, Condé Nast Johansens, the exquisite Hotel Orfila promises a relaxing stay with its strategic location in the heart of the city. Renovation work for this 19th century palace left the staircase and hallway unperturbed, offering insight on how things looked like when it […]

The 5 Rooms

A centrally located hotel, The 5 Rooms offers three types of accommodation; rooms, junior suites and apartments. If you value uniqueness, and customized attention, then look no further.

Murmuri Barcelona

Calling all fashionistas; with its spot at the commercial and cultural centre, this is the best shopper’s pit stop. The charming rooms are art by themselves, and their house restaurant features Thai-Mediterranean fusion cusine that will surely tantalize the taste buds.

Hotel Omm

You eat and breathe art every day in Barcelona, and this small boutique hotel lets you live it too. Pamper yourself at the onsite spa, and bask by the rooftop pool as you gaze upon the architechtural wonders of the city.

Hotel Denit Barcelona

If you love minimalist surroundings, and desire nothing more than simplicity, privacy and functionality, you’ll feel right at home here. Nestled in the Gothic Quarter, Hotel Denit is a new establishment with a fresh, comfortable theme of plain white colors enhanced by gorgeous beechwood.

Casa Camper Barcelona

Casa Camper offers a whole range of complimentary services. From WiFi to a breakfast buffet and a snack bar, it’s all free. Located in the Raval area where the best galleries, bars and small restaurants are, the hotel is also dedicated to environmentally friendly practices. Best of all though, all the rooms come with hammocks.