Gran Hotel Bali

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Gran Hotel Bali
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Gran Hotel Bali, La Cala, Benidorm
General information
Status Complete
Type Hotel
Location C/ Luis Prendes, 4 Benidorm, Spain
Coordinates 38°31′54″N 0°9′50″W / 38.53167°N 0.16389°W / 38.53167; -0.16389Coordinates: 38°31′54″N 0°9′50″W / 38.53167°N 0.16389°W / 38.53167; -0.16389
Construction started 1988
Completed 2002
Opening May 17, 2002
Owner Grupo Bali
Height
Antenna spire 210 m (690 ft)
Roof 186 m (610 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 52
Floor area 41,170 m2 (443,200 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators 18
Design and construction
Architect Antonio Escario

Gran Hotel Bali is a 4-star hotel located in Benidorm, province of Alicante, Spain. It is, at 186 metres high (210 metres including the mast), the tallest hotel in Europe and one of the tallest skyscrapers in Europe. It was the tallest building in Spain surpassing Torre Picasso in 2001, until November 2006 when it was overtaken by Torre Espacio (and then successively by the other three towers at the Cuatro Torres Business Area in Madrid. The hotel opened on 17 May 2002.

The hotel, which is actually a set of four buildings, was designed by architect Antonio Escario and has 776 rooms (with capacity for up to 2,000 guests), 18 lifts, gardens and swimming pools. It is located in La Cala de Benidorm, close to the Mediterranean seaside (300 metres), and, when the day is clear, the island of Tabarca can be seen from its highest balconies.

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