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Hotel Principal

Junta de Comerc 8, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the hotel is walking distance from La Ramblas and Placa catalunya, shops, restaurant, good for people watching, La Bouqeria market is nearby, the room is huge and clean exactly the same as the photos, facing the street, reception staff are friendly and helpful, rooftop you can sunbath with view of the city, free wifi, rental bikes nearby, getting taxi is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Principal for 2 nights and were happy to leave. The hotel is in a good location but it's wifi does not work most of the time. Also you can only get wifi signal at reception. We also found a large cockroach in the bathroom. The sound proofing is not so great so you can hear everything... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, clean rooms generally ok for the price. The wifi is non existent, we stayed and it was unusable 80% of the time, there answer was "well it's free" I'd rather have an option to pay so I can organise my trip. Wouldn't stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Goog location, bad wifi(disconnected each floor), friendly stuff,evry things you need are available near the hotel,supermarket,bike,metro,10 min walking beach, 5 minutes by taking taxi to Funicular de Montjuïc, Next to the plasa real sqr

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights in April. The location is great, a few minutes walk to the rambla which is only good because you don't have all the notice coming from there. The hotel is clean and the standard rooms a small, only a bed and a bathroom. So if you have problems with small areas, chose a bigger... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I stayed here for 9 nights in July. The rooms are decent and clean. The cleaning ladies are very nice people aswell. The breakfast was okay. The reception were helpful when asked. The downsides to this hotel is the wifi signal is very poor. If you want wifi you have to stay down in the lobby or get another hotel.... More 

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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Basic room provide for our one night stay. The room was clean and tidy and of a reasonable size. Staff were helpful. Breakfast was plentiful and there was a good choice available. One downside was that we had money stolen from our case. Free wifi. Hotel is convenient for the Ramblas. Ok for a short stay but lock up your... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The hotel is very well situated and it's clean, "ibis like..." if you stay at the queen bad, get ready to walk into the bad, the room was very small, no fridge and WiFi kept dropping on my room. First night my TV didn't work and staff didn't do much to resolve the problem and the A/C was weak. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a good hotel if you are on a short trip to Barcelona, especially if you are visiting the first time. We stayed for 3 nights and had a double room. The room was small, but that didn't bother us, as we weren't really spending time in it, apart from the nights. The bed was rather small too -... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a budget hotel with no services other than vending machines and wi-fi. On first impression the halls feel like a derelict hospital. The service desk was manned by two male individuals. One who seemed eager to help yet did not speak or comprehend much of anything, let alone English. The other, an old and grumpy man, bickered with... More 

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Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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