It is the most important and expensive area of the city. It became famous and attracted tourists because it was queen Isabella II and Amadeo of Saboy’s favourite summer resort. This caused a great cultural and architectural movement. Cafés, hotels, and tramways were constructed. Among them the Hotel Real was built. It opened up in the 1917 summer. A big, Modernist styled building located in a privileged spot with a view to Plaza del Sardinero.