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Hotel Principal

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Junta de Comerc 8, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a superior room which had two balconies and was positioned at the front of the hotel. The room was lovely, the bathroom spotless and the air conditioning was very effective. We arrived earlier than the check in time, however, our room was ready so we were able to check in and unpack. We had booked the breakfast option... More

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Goychay, Azerbaijan
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203 reviews 203 reviews
45 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes the beds are slightly hard, there are no fridges in the rooms and checkout time (10:30) is too early but I cannot complain beyond this. The rooms are spacious.The WiFi and the air-conditioning are excellent. You are right next to Rambla but away from the noise so you can sleep soundly. This hotel is a brilliant,inexpensive option for Barcelona.... More

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here from 7/15 to 7/20. Barcelona was our last leg of a twenty day trip. We chose HotelPrincipal because of its proximity to Las Ramblas. Great choice! The room was kind of small but then again all we did was sleep as we were running all over Barcelona. It is located on a side street which means it... More

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Chicago
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed there 4 nights and the hotel looks and feels very nice. The location was also great. It was quite easy getting everything we needed to have a good stay. We were very close to all the main tourist attractions and it was very easy if we wanted to grab a bite of food or get... More

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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Rating this hotel 5 stars not based on a 5 star hotel, but based on exceeding expectations. Basic hotel but friendly staff, clean rooms great location and free wifi. Defiantly served our needs for a reasonable priced hotel for a couple days. Would stay there again and would recommend.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

17 of us stayed here in June for 3 nights prior to our cruise. The hotel is located 2 short blocks from Las Ramblas, but is very quiet at night. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Some of the rooms were larger than others. We had a very large room for the 3 nights, but had a smaller one the night... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stayed here for a week with my boyfriend. The staff were very friendly and efficient with excellent English. The lobby and stairs are quite grand and make an impressive first impression. True, it doesn't live up to the grandeur of it's entryway but it is only a 3 star hotel. Our room was relatively spacious with more than enough storage... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The hotel staff were very accommodating, spoke good English and were always happy to help. The hotel room was perfectly clean and spacious, nice bathroom too, and the air-con worked great for when the air was hot and humid. The location is ideal, it's essentially a few minutes just off La Rambla, and about half way down it, so you're... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We liked this Hotel, the location was brilliant just what we were looking for, it was right in the centre of town, close to the metro and the main bus terminal, the rooms were basic and clean, the maids came in everyday and we always had fresh clean towels, the shower was ok but we both found that it was... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed here in June. The rooms have good size and bathrooms are clean and big for Europe. Our view wasn't the best but we were only there mostly at night just to sleep so we didn't care. We had to pay for the room safe, I think it was 3 euro per night. The room was always clean and... More

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Address: Junta de Comerc 8, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Principal 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Wheelchair access
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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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