Who are the Three Wise Men?

Who are the Three Wise Men?

The story goes that the Three Wise Men were three kings following a star to Bethlehem from Babylon (or Persia, depending on the version), to bring some present to Jesus: frankincense, myrrh and gold....

Traditions: The twelve grapes of luck

Traditions: The twelve grapes of luck

If this is the first year you spend New Years' Eve in Barcelona, surely you have not heard yet of a tradition of our country: eating 12 grapes with the last 12 seconds of the year, on December...

Making Of - Xmas at Hostal Mare Nostrum

Making Of - Xmas at Hostal Mare Nostrum

We know that Christmas are usually spent at home, surrounded by all the family, but we also know that some people take the opportunity to travel, and many of you have chosen our hotel to spend these...

Christmas in Las Ramblas

Christmas in Las Ramblas

This Friday, December 19th, from 19pm at the Palau de la Virreina will be a concert of Christmas songs to start the Christmas season with good music. Then, from 19:30, there will be a free hot...

New Year's Eve in Barcelona

New Year's Eve in Barcelona

Some believe New Year's Eve is a magical night when anything can happen, a chance to start over with the flip of a calendar change and new luck. Others look at it as an excuse to throw the...

The 37th Edition of Zurich Marató of Barcelona 2015

The 37th Edition of Zurich Marató of Barcelona 2015

Hostal Mare Nostrum wants to announce today that on Sunday March 15, 2015 at 08.30 it will start in Barcelona the Zurich 37th edition of the Barcelona Marathon, and it will give a turn around the...

This Christmas...

This Christmas...

...you should visit Barcelona. The city will be more BEAUTIFUL than ever: the Santa Llúcia Market, its lighted streets, the lights of Las Ramblas and Paseo de Gracia, its shops full of...

It's Black Friday also at Hostal Mare Nostrum

It's Black Friday also at Hostal Mare Nostrum

Hostal Mare Nostrum joining this year once again to the tradition of the Black Friday! So all bookings made on November 28th through Facebook, Twitter, Telephone (+34 933185340), e-mail...

La Fira de Santa Llúcia (Christmas Market)

La Fira de Santa Llúcia (Christmas Market)

We want to inform you that the famous Fira de Santa Llucia (Christmas Market) starts on November 28th in Cathedral's Plaza of Barcelona. Do not miss this lovely market. Here you will find...

Icerink in Plaça Catalunya, BarGelona.

Icerink in Plaça Catalunya, BarGelona.

The ice rink in Plaza Catalunya, in Barcelona, opened its doors on November 21 at 6pm.  The ice rink, which until now was the largest one in Europe, becomes the world's largest one now. The...