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Hotel Principal

Junta de Comerc 8, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #268 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This hotel will rip you off if your not careful. When booking the hotel there was no option for breakfast so I presummed that they did not serve it. When checking in the receptionist told us where breakfast was served, what time and to just state our room number. We never had breakfast as we were not up on time... More 

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Crosby, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

just back from a lovely 5 day break in Barcelona. Hotel situated just off La Rambla and rooms very clean and nice big bathroom. Hotel not the most modern, reception staff not overly friendly, but the breakfast was fine. We chose a balcony room overlooking the street, but we didnt use it to sit out on as to busy out... More 

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