There are about 45 hotels, mainly in Barcelona, on the Costa Brava, the Costa Dorada and in the Catalan Pyrenees. They are distinguished by their dishes based on local recipes, made with ingredients with designation of origin or protected geographical indication. They are also informal, family-style hotels, none of which has more than 60 bedrooms. Their location makes them ideal for exploring some of Catalonia’s attractions. For example, you’ll find some in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, in Palafrugell and Figueres (where you can find out more about the life and work of Salvador Dalí), near Tarragona and its Roman legacy (in Reus, the town where Gaudí was born), surrounded by vineyards in the home of Catalan cava (Vilafranca del Penedés), in the wild nature of the Pyrenees (in Peramola, Ribes de Freser or Prullans, for example), in small inland villages like Pals or La Seu de Urgell, or with views over the Mediterranean sea in Begur or Altafulla.