Family Apartments in Barcelona
Barcelona Apartment is a division of the Derby Hotels Collection group. The company was established in 1968 with the opening of the Derby 4* Hotel in Barcelona and is now one of Spain’s most prestigious hotel chains. Jordi Clos is the chairperson and founder of Derby Hotels Collection, a Catalan businessperson closely linked to the tourist sector in Barcelona, who runs the company along with his family.
As well as an hotelier, Mr. Jordi Clos is an Egyptologist, collector and sponsor of art. He chairs the Clos Archaeological Foundation, an organisation that owns the Egyptian Museum of Barcelona, with the largest private collection of Egyptian art in Europe on display to the public and that has been funding archaeological digs in Egypt for over twenty years.
Located in major European capital cities, such as Barcelona, Madrid, London and Paris, Derby Hotels Collection owns 22 buildings, including a wide range of tourist apartments under the name Barcelona Apartment, and has over 1,200 rooms and a workforce of 900 employees.