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Housed in an iconic building designed to look like an ocean liner, this high-end seafront hotel is adjacent to the World Trade Center, a 4-minute walk from the ferry terminal and a 10-minute walk from Las Ramblas. The bright, contemporary rooms feature TVs, free Wi-Fi and minibars; most feature balconies and whirlpool tubs. Suites add living rooms; some add additional bedrooms and bathrooms, and/or kitchenettes. Other amenities include a piano bar, gym, a seasonal outdoor pool, and massage treatments, plus regular art exhibits.