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Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Plaza Pio XII 4, 08028 Barcelona, Spain (Les Corts)
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Ranked #121 of 520 hotels in Barcelona
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights while visiting the city & it's a lovely hotel in a nice location. There's a nice German beer garden outside & plenty of choice for breakfast as well. Room was nice & clean & we were on the 10th floor overlooking the whole of the city. It's 5 min walk to the nearest Metro & then... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in this hotel with my family while in business. The service was excellent, staff very nice and the facilities were great. Swimming pool, sauna, spa were in a very good conditions and very well looked after. Very near the center by bus or tram A place to recommend for a nice stay in Barcelona !

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its a great location if you are visiting Camp Nou, only a 10min walk from the entrances. Its an hours walk, or a 15Euro taxi to La Ramblas, but i was mostly here for a conference, so proved to be a great location. Its an odd hotel. The reception is stately. Lots of marble and fantastic reception/bar staff, but the... More

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Riga, Latvia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I suppose this was a luxury hotel when princess Sofia as young. Currently it fits better a geriatric institute though fortunate for Sofia the Spanish taxpayer takes better care of her. It fills out your day alright -There are lines in the reception, there is a 100 people line for breakfast, the hotel needs some uplifting and Elon Musk Spacex... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here recently for a very short trip to see a football match at the Camp Nou. The situation of the hotel couldn't be better as it's just a few minutes walk to the football ground. To travel into the city centre is really no problem too - it's quick and easy using the tram and/or metro. I really... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over for business on 18th March Situated 5 minutes walk to Nou Camp Booked a junior suite on 18th floor Greeted by a very friendly lady, swiftly checked in and my case was already in the room The room was very big, 2 flat screens, walk In wardrobe, safe etc and a a separate bath an walk in shower. I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is a good business hotel and I was there for a conference. Staff are friendly and helpful. I had most meals in the hotel and they were very good. While I had a good stay in the hotel, it definitely needs a bit of an update.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been at the P.Sofia several times and usually I stay a couple of nights during the week. I really enjoy staying at the Club since it offers the use of the Business Center like a real and super personal office where I can work between a meeting and another or like perfect place to invite a business partner... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

I came with my son to watch a football game between Barcelona to man. City, the hotel is just 5 min walking distance.. The staff are very polite and attentive. We realized that Barcelona team are staying in the hotel before games and it was fun for me and my son to see them from a short distance... Nice and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Recent reviews have already commented on the fact that Princesa Sofia isn't a 5-star hotel in reality ... but there is much to compliment. It is located a couple of minutes' walk from the Nou Camp, so a perfect location for a Barcelona football match. Indeed, the team were staying the hotel whilst we were there, and reception let us... More

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Dear Sirs, Grateful as we are at receiving the travelers’ comments about our property, we do also read carefully the community impressions on those items or facilities which did not meet our guests’ expectations. It is our commitment to evaluate their opinions as a clue to improve. In this case, there are plenty of things we could have done better... More

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Additional Information about Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia

Also Known As:
Barcelona Princesa Sofia
Princess Sofia Barcelona
Hotel Princesa Sofia
Princess Sofia Hotel Barcelona
Princesa Sofia Hotel
Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia Barcelona, Catalonia
Address: Plaza Pio XII 4, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Les Corts
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#24 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#77 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#89 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#109 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The first 5* hotel in the city. This emblematic, luxury retreat is part of the genuine history of Barcelona. The hotel bristles with tales around national and international royalty and distinguished personalities from the world of politics, culture and entertainment who have been amongst its guests. Perfectly located on the famous Avinguda Diagonal - in the noble financial district of the city - it is only a 5 minute walk away from Camp Nou, the football stadium, home of the legendary FC Barcelona, and a mere 12km from the airport. Its 500 timelessly elegant rooms are all exterior-facing and offer - from the 9th floor up - magnificent panoramic views of the Catalan capital. A must. ... more   less 
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