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Lionel Messi Became a Hotel Owner

News Internationally prominent football star, Lionel Messi, decided to step into the hotel business. The Barcelona FC star purchased a hotel in Sitges, a charming beach town not far away from Barcelona. According to the data provided by “Expansion”, the football player paid as much as 30 million euro for the 4-star hotel.

It is known that the hotel has 77 guest rooms including 5 junior suites and one superior suite. The property is located in the second line of buildings if count from the seaside. Guests can choose to go to the seaside or relax near a swimming pool open in the hotel. The pool is located on the top floor of the building, so, while swimming or sunbathing, guests can enjoy spectacular views of the sea. During the high season, the price per night of a room ranges from 250 to 300 euro. The hotel also has a spa, a 300 square meters large lounge area, and an open terrace with beautiful views of Sitges beach.

Currently, the hotel is managed by the Majestic Group. The property owned by Messi is located on Avenida Sofia 12. Initially built in 2013, the hotel has changed several names and is now known as Hotel MiM Sitges. Before changing the owner, the hotel belonged to Francisco Sanchez, a local businessman who owns other hotels in the popular Spanish tourist town.


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