Barcelo Malaga Refurbishes Lobby with Business Travellers in Mind


The recent refurbishment of the lobby, together with the property’s 1,500sqm convention and meeting centre, form the perfect tandem for business travellers.

Who says that networking is boring? The Barcelo Malaga Hotel – with its trendy design, delicious cuisine and handy location, in the VIALA high-speed train station close to the city’s main shopping and business districts – has recently refurbished its spectacular lobby, challenging as always the established rules, so as to offer business travellers a modern, colourful place in which to meet and network, without renouncing the fashionable.

With precisely business travellers in mind, the Barcelo Malaga have given a twist to its B-Lounge with the aim of giving it more of an air of a meeting place, as well as making it more comfortable. This new space is ideal both for holding informal business meetings and for networking, thanks to the excellent Wi-Fi access provided by the hotel. It is also an excellent place to unwind after a hard day’s work: it is with good reason that its cocktail list has contributed to the lounge recently being voted as the best place for long drinks and cocktails in Malaga by the Culture Cocktails initiative.

In addition to the property’s spectacular lobby, the hotel also features a 1,500sqm convention and meeting centre, comprising 16 meeting rooms, equipped with cutting-edge technology, seating 1,200 people. The flexible meeting rooms are equipped with panel systems allowing them be adapted to different needs and capacities. The convention and meeting centre combines style, design and functionality, generating a fresh and creative atmosphere for meetings.

Barcelo Malaga refurbishes its lobby with business travellers in mind

From meetings organized by international organizations to football seminars
The Barcelo Malaga’s spacious convention and meeting centre, and its event organization staff, has be chosen by companies from different sectors looking to ensure the success of their event or meeting.

Political parties have chosen its function rooms for launching their election campaigns, and national and international football teams are among the property’s many clients. The hotel’s modern, colourful design makes it a perfect venue for all types of meetings, regardless of the sector involved. From top food and wine industry associations, through the meetings of national and international organizations, to multinationals from different sectors, many are the clients that have chosen this singular hotel for holding their meetings and events.

Since opening, the Barcelo Malaga has received a large number of awards and acknowledgements. In addition to being included in the 50 Best Business Hotels in the World category by the prestigious British magazine Wallpaper, the property has been a finalist in the FAD Architecture and Interior Design Awards, voted as one of the 10 Best Design Hotels in Spain by the users of, earned the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2012, and obtained HolidayCheck’s Quality Certificate 2012.