Monastery hotel is situated in the region of El Bages, near Barcelona, surrounded by magical places, such as the medieval monastery. It is only 45 minutes far from Barcelona, so it’s perfect if you want some time away from the city, or if you want to go and discover Barcelona.
Monastery hotel is an also a place to develop ideas, creativity, reflection and knowledge. To do so, it offers 4000 m² of facilities, specially prepared to hold meetings, conventions and congresses that are located in several buildings: La Fábrica, the Monastery and La Casa del Amo.
This excellent hotel and quiet environment is set separate from the old monastery in a manner that neither clashes with it or obstruct its view. The entire valley bordered by the river Llobregat and views of distant mountains is an idyllic setting suitable for walks or just relaxing strolls.
The hotel rooms are spacious and all with fantastic private terrace overlooking the gardens, the monastery and the natural park of Sant Llorenç del Munt i l’Obac. The hotel boast three restaurants, 3 worlds to discover, and one of them with a Michelin star rating. The common areas are very luminous, spacious and well-appointed and of course parking is available and free. There is a pool in the garden with plenty of sunbeds for guest use and there is easy access to walks along the river.
Sant Benet de Bages monastery is the main part of the complex. In this Benedictine monastery founded in the 10th Century you will be able to appreciate how different periods have left their mark: Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque and Modernism. There are two different routes to discover it in an entertaining and surprising way with a multisensory installation. The first route tells the history of this place until 19th Century, going through the church, the crypt, the cloister, the wine cellar, the monk cells and the sunny midday gallery. With the second route you will visit the part of the monastery that a famous modernist painter – Ramon Casas – converted into his summer residence. He rebuilt the monastery in the Modernist style with support from Puig i Cadafalch, a well-known modernist architect with important buildings in Barcelona.
Moreover, you will have the chance to visit Alicia Foundation, an international research center dedicated to technological innovation in cooking and nutrition lead by Chef Ferran Adria, using tradional local produce, as well as encouraging healthy eating for all. It is at once a place where ideas about food and its preparation are generated, a stimulating, sensory experience that combines tradition and innovation, and a project firmly committed to its heritage.
So whether you are looking for a business meetings, special event venue or treating your employees with a weekend of enjoying the mix history to a very special food experience and the great outdoors, Monastery hotel is a perfect place to do all this at its fullest potential. In case of any further information, feel free to contact us and we will gladly provide a break from the everyday rush in this oasis of calm.
The T-Made team