Casa Bonay, Barcelona

Merging Catalan neo-classicalism with local, contemporary craftsmanship at this 19th century mansion turned hotel

There’s no denying Barcelona’s status as a mecca of brilliant architecture, art and design. If Gothic and neo-classical architectural edifices, clandestine, ornate gardens and awe-inspiring museums isn’t already enough, the timeless coastal city has recently succumbed to a new wave of properties and hospitality concepts that garner plenty of interest. The Barcelona of yesteryear is still delightfully present and its most impressive incarnation just might …