Hotel Peninsular was inaugurated in 1876, located at Calle Sant Pau, 34, in a unique building in the Raval district of Barcelona. It has gone through different phases and owners, in the eighteenth century it was the old convent of the order of the Augustinian friars (1730), in 1868 it was the Great Inn Peninsular Restaurant with Prudenci Bros as chef. In 1875 it was inaugurated as a Peninsular Hotel, with five Italian partners and directed by Francisco Totti of the company Silvestre i Cª. Being a luxurious hotel establishment highly appreciated and requested by the clientele. In 1912 it was owned by Mr. Regàs, Badó and Maulini.