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Hotel Principal

Junta de Comerc 8, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #269 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel ,,Principal" is situeted near Las Ramblas,on the quiet street. Hotel's rooms are big,comfortable,clear and modern furnished. the breakfast was good,very tasted.Hotel' staff is professional and friendly. Hotel has well working free WiFi.I stayed in ,,Principal" for 4 days with my friends.We are very pleased and with confidence recommend to everyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights. Cannot find fault with my stay. Reception was good and phoned for my shuttle bus back. Room was small size but I only slept there. Breakfast good with bacon,sausage,eggs. (Mainly a German hotel) Good food to start the day especially the coffee ! Close to the Rambla but did not make me feel nervous in the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Hotel has great location just 5 minutes from Ramblas but the surroundings are a bit shady. Also the room was tiny and the shower was a small closet inside the bathroom. The room was for 2 persons but I was travelling solo. If there would have been someone to share the room it would have been really tight fit. The... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stayed in this Hotel - Just off of Las Ramblas - Clean/Excellent Food and friendly Just a great base to explore from - Comfortable rooms- Cleaned daily - 24hr reception Booked through Thomas Cook city break and only 200m from Metro

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Hotel Principal served its purpose perfectly: being situated in a quieter area off La Rambla but within a few minutes walk of the area and close to the buses and underground, we were very pleased with our choice. The Hotel is tastefully decorated and is very comfortable and welcoming. The staff on the 24hr Reception area were always most... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Me and my boyfriend visited this hotel for 2 nights, The hotel is in a excellent location located just off La Rambla by Liceu metro station. When we arrived we were told we had been upgraded which was fantastic, the room was lovely overlooking the street at the front of the hotel with 2 balconies, it was clean and very... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Two friends and I visited Barcelona for the half marathon and we were recommended this hotel by friends who had raced last year. It was spot on. Very close to everything, very clean, very quiet - exactly what was required. We didn't have breakfast so can't comment on it. Staff at reception weren't the friendliest but answered our questions. Unfortunately... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Quit room, nice badroom,nice big bedroom.Good bed.The breakfast is good, nice hotelpeople. Very short to the ramblas. A special evening with dancing people. Very good restaurants in the neigberhood. Very good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Family trip (husband, grown up son and elderly father) to Barcelona. Location of hotel good; few streets away from La Ramblas. Road hotel is in not the prettiest. Arrived quite late in evening and check in quick and efficient. Public areas of hotel very clean and smart looking. All our rooms, although a little small, were fine ; very clean,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and enjoyed our stay. It wasn't the greatest hotel, but it was clean, the room was quite large and we had plenty of space to store our luggage. The staff were quite helpful and provided us with informative advice on our stay. It is in a good location and we walked to many main... More 

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