The hotel will not close during the renovation. So that clients are not affected by the renovation, work will be done in two phases: phase 1 (October 26 until late February 2016): Remodeling of the lobby and common areas. 2nd phase (from March 2016 through July 2017): Renovation of the sleeping rooms.
Its capacity will not change: it offers 432 rooms with views to Barcelona, 24 meeting rooms and an executive floor with 32 rooms, suites and an executive lounge; as well as its famous gardens in which to hold events. The hotel also offers Royal Catering, its high-gastronomy external catering service. The Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, part of the complex, will continue its operations with no interruption.