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Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia

#105 of 515 Hotels in Barcelona
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Plaza Pio XII 4, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to stay. The rooms were fairly large and extremely well maintained. We stayed for 3 nights. Only a 5 minute walk from the 'Maria Cristina' metro station. Located on Avinguda Diagonal, which is a wide, tree-lined boulevard. The 'camp nou' (stadium) is also a 5-7 minute walk. The complementary breakfast, like other European hotels, is typically continental. Nothing... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights on business., Very high level customer service, check in was a breeze and so was checking out... Rooms are a little dated but more than adequate and comfortable. Breakfast is standard but German beer garden is week worth a visit. Great Hotel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel with exceptional staff that cater to your every need. The rooms are a little old (like the bathtubs). The main restaurant is great and they also have a German restaurant right outside that is fantastic. This hotel is perfect if you are an FC Barcelona fan since it is a short walk away from the stadium making life... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel building is reminiscent of the staid buildings that used to be set up in the 80s. The interiors too are well preserved - lot of wood and carpeting. WiFi speeds were good. The bar serves nice snacks to go with the drinks. And very courteous service at both the bar and the buffet... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely, classic hotel in Barcelona. Close to the metro and shopping. The staff was very helpful - from the concierge to the bartenders. Gorgeous view from the event space up top (not sure of the name of the room, was there for a corporate event). Impressive to watch the staff handle the influx when fans from the soccer game... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is very near Camp Nou Stadium. The bad side of it is after a major game. Better stay in your room or you'll be swamped by the spectators leaving the stadium. The hotel is great and service is excellent. Very near the commercial areas and some restaurants. The location of the hotel is one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best properties ever seen in the whole of Spain. The service was excellent along with the rooms. Also situated at the best location of town. Plus, the food quality was remarkably good and wish to visit again soon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent 5 days in this hotel and can not speak highly enough of the staff. It is the staff who make this hotel worth a visit. We upgraded to the club package - tapas and drinks all day long, and a room with a splendid view of Barcelona. We were upgraded even further to the Presidential Suite because... More 

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here while attending a meeting in the congress center nearby The hotel is ok for business but there are much better ones for pleasure, it is far from most points of interest (Rambla, the Beaches, restaurants …ect), in fact it is in the university district and near the conference center, and also very close to Camp Nu (FC Barcelona... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights here on May. Primarily to see football but great breakfast and easy connection to city centre via tube. Plenty of restaurants in the area if you don't fancy the restaurant or bierkellar although they did look good. Staff were very friendly and attentive and you'll struggle to find a better breakfast in Barcelona.

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