The Barcelo Hotels and Resort chain of hotels announced that it will invest US$25 million to remodel the “El Embajador” Hotel, one of the capital city’s most iconic and beautiful hotels. The hotel is known for its beautiful gardens and large swimming pool, even though it is situated in the very heart of the city. The “El Embajador” Hotel is also situated next to the city’s most important park.
The hotel was built in 1956 and through the years the facility has been refurbished several times. Although the hotel has undergone changes, the facility’s classic glamour has remained the same.
The hotel also features: tennis courts, meeting rooms and halls that can accommodate some 600 guests, three restaurants, casino, a fitness center, spa and business center, and an executive floor.
The hotel is a member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts, a worldwide collection of luxury hotels in 85 destinations, eight of them in the Caribbean.