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The stone and glass facade of this converted 19th-century hospital is accented with oxidized iron trim in an effort to give it what the designer thought was a “New York” Soho look. In truth, it couldn’t be anywhere but Barcelona, and the enthusiasms of the architect fortunately do not continue into the hotel itself, which is quietly and confidently posh without being the least bit snooty. Like the Bagues and the Balmes (see above), it is a Derby Hotel, and maintains the company style of dark wood, polished glass, and artwork everywhere. In this case, the art is from South and Southeast Asia. There are also a few Egyptian artifacts, and guests are given a free pass to the Museu Egipci of Barcelona. (The hotel’s owner is on the board.)