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Hotel Principal

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Junta de Comerc 8, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #205 of 520 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chose the hotel from the website and booked on-line. When we arrived in Barcelona, we were pleasantly surprised how close the hotel was to the airport-bus stop. The front desk was really efficient, even though we turned up at 11:00 at night! Our stay was Monday to Friday and room only and we assumed we would be tucked away in... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Selected this hotel based on the many favourable reviews and wasn't disappointed. Comfortable, clean, quiet, helpful staff. Didn't eat here but the breakfasts looked good. Very conveniently located to the metro and walking distance to many of Barcelona's attractions.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Stayed here on a two night break with my son to watch our beloved blues play in the Champions league. As a convenient location near to la Rambla and associated transport links the hotel was fine. Far enough from the main street to be quiet at night too. Clean, comfortable bed with a nice powerful jet shower met my expectations.... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We stayed here for 6 nights on a recent trip to Barcelona. The accommodations were average (stiff twin beds pushed together instead of a full mattress and good bathroom with strange/small shower), but the location and staff really set this place apart. Just a few blocks away from Las Ramblas and the Liceu metro stop, it was easy to walk... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Ideal hotel close to Las Ramblas. Friendly staff. Room was massive and the beds were quite hard. Bathroom small but adequate and shower good. Didn't pay for breakfast as we wanted to go out for it. Hotel was quiet even though close to Las Ramblas

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Bern, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights in Feb. 14. Got upgraded from economic to standard. Room was basic clean and ok. Bed was very hard. Staff was frendly and helpful, hotel is close to ramblas but still calm at night. Would I send a friend over, yes, any time.

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

On our first trip to Europe, and checking into Hotel Principal, we didn't expect that we are going to be given a room way in the back facing a dirty apartment building where you see drying clothes on a clothesline. The next day, we mentioned it to the day clerk and he said that if he was the night clerk... More

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Barcelona, Spain
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Our party of 10 friends have just spent 5 nights at this hidden gem of a hotel. We found it by luck on the Internet and I am so glad that we did. Located close to las ramblas but in a quiet road made it ideal. The staff were very helpful, rooms very clean. There was plenty of choice for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

We had a great and spacious room. Fantastic shower. Very comfotable beds. We didn't have breakfast at the hotel but at a little bakery down the road which was superb. Heating was a bit much though but we could turn it off. Borja was very helpful.

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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Stayed five nights over the New Year period. The hotel is five minutes from the centre of the Ramblas but very quiet and peaceful. We booked the hotel after reading the reviews here and we were very pleased we did so. The breakfasts maybe needed a bit of tweaking, why was the bacon cut into small pieces, ? it was... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Principal

Also Known As:
Principal Hotel Barcelona
Principal Hotel
Hotel Principal Barcelona
Hotel Principal Barcelona, Catalonia
Address: Junta de Comerc 8, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#96 Family Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Principal 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Principal is situated in the centre of Barcelona’s Old Town, just 200 metres from Las Ramblas. It features a rooftop terrace, 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi access throughout. The Principal offers simple, attractive décor throughout and rooms are spacious. Each has air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel serves a daily, buffet breakfast. There are several bars, cafés and restaurants within walking distance of the Principal. Guests can make use of computers with internet access, available in the hotel reception. Staff at the tour desk can provide information on Barcelona’s tourist attractions and arrange car rental. The Principal is 10 minutes’ walk from Barcelona Cathedral and the city’s Gothic Quarter. The Old Port is around 700 metres from the hotel, whilst Liceu Metro is a 5-minute walk awa ... more   less 
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