We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia

#105 of 515 Hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Plaza Pio XII 4, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Special Price
Your holidays, 25% nearer
3 people have started booking this hotel
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work directly with Preferred Hotels.. to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia
Add Photo Write a Review

1,215 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    500
    431
    187
    74
    23
See reviews for
219
324
75
374
Rating summary
  • 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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (157)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (1215)
  • Mar-May only
    (325)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (341)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (340)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (209)
All months
New Delhi, India
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Delhi, India
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
73 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cairo
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

763 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (292)
Viewed
View from room (18)
Viewed
Room/suite (56)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (65)
Viewed
Dining (25)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (5)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (27)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Other (94)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

Viewed
All expert photos (442)
Viewed
Amenities (36)
Viewed
Club Relax Room (45)
Viewed
Club Suite (62)
Viewed
Deluxe Room (39)
Viewed
Deluxe Twin Room (41)
Viewed
Restaurants and Bars (128)
Viewed
The Hotel (91)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (29)
Viewed
Other (29)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay