Principal Hotel - Barcelona

Junta De Comerc 8-12, Barcelona, Spain, 08001  show map
 3 stars
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Principal Hotel - Barcelona

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Solarium

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Editorial review:

You will enjoy sunbathing on the roof top deck of the Principal Hotel. The rooms are sparkling clean and have parquet floors, double glazing, and original art illustrating different views of Barcelona. All of the rooms have hair dryers and flat screen televisions. There is also a large room with a private terrace available for an extra fee.

Verified Reviews:

  • Hotel is quite - Would certainly stay there again
  • Modern bathroom - Bad pillow - Noisy floor
  • Good bed - Free internet - Air con was excellent
  • Friendly staff - Service was excellent - Poor food
  • Close to the ramblas - Rooms are very nice - Good experience

Overview

Hotel Principal is composed of three historical buildings. It was built in 1866 and renovated in 2006. There is a meeting room for business meetings for up to 20 delegates. Besides there is a solarium terrace to lay and get a beautiful suntan. Air-conditioning is provided in public areas. The other standard services include: 24-hour reception, safe, currency exchange, lift, TV room, Internet terminal, medical assistance, beauty salon, room services and car rental service.

Number of rooms   117.

Rooms

The hotel has 100 rooms spread over 4 floors, of which 30 are singles and 70 are doubles. They have air-conditioning, cable TV, hairdryer, in room safe, radio dataport, satellite TV, direct dial telephone and temperature control.

Dining options

There is a bar, a restaurant and a breakfast room in the hotel.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 10 per person per night. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Night club
  • Solarium
  • Sun terrace
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • International calls
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from 1300 hours

Check-Out

  • until 1100 hours

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Junta De Comerc 8-12, Barcelona, Spain, 08001

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City Center
  • Barcelona
    700 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
    800 m
  • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Drassanes
    600 m
  • Paral-lel
    700 m
Restaurants
  • Organic (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    50 m
  • Rita Blue (cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican, Bar)
    70 m
Parks
  • Montserrat Monastery
    490 m
  • Aeri de Montserrat
    520 m
Beaches
  • Museu del rei de la Magia
    940 m
  • La Playa de Sitges
    1.1km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 1300 hours
  • Check-Out:
    until 1100 hours
  • Number of rooms:
    117

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Rooms and availability

The hotel has 100 rooms spread over 4 floors, of which 30 are singles and 70 are doubles. They have air-conditioning, cable TV, hairdryer, in room safe, radio dataport, satellite TV, direct dial telephone and temperature control.

Principal Hotel Economy Double Room
Economy Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
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This room offers views of the building's interior courtyard. Please note that extra beds and baby cots cannot be added to this room type.

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 25m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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This modern room is decorated in warm tones and can include one Double or two Twin beds and bathroom with contemporary facilities.

Room facilities
    Principal Hotel Standard Triple Room Triple RoomPrincipal Hotel Standard Triple Room Triple Room
    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 20m2
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    This spacious room is decorated in calm tones and includes one Double and one Single beds or three Single beds and bathroom with bathtub or shower.

    Principal Hotel Superior Double Room Superior Double or Twin RoomPrincipal Hotel Superior Double Room Superior Double or Twin Room
    Superior Double Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 15m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This is a more spacious room type. Includes one Double or two Twin beds and bathroom with bathtub or shower and modern facilities. Most superior rooms have a balcony.

    Room facilities
      Principal Hotel Penthouse Penthouse RoomPrincipal Hotel Penthouse Penthouse Room
      Penthouse
      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 25m2
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      Spacious apartment is both comfortable and contemporary providing a genuine home from home, this apartment is fully furnished, enjoy the freedom of a new apartment with living room, bathroom, kitchen and separate bedroom.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Principal Hotel - Barcelona Barcelona location
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      Hotel Address:

      Junta De Comerc 8-12, Barcelona, Spain, 08001

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Barcelona
        700 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
        800 m
      • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station
        800 m
      Underground stations
      • Drassanes
        600 m
      • Paral-lel
        700 m
      Restaurants
      • Organic (cuisine: Vegetarian)
        50 m
      • Rita Blue (cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican, Bar)
        70 m
      Parks
      • Montserrat Monastery
        490 m
      • Aeri de Montserrat
        520 m
      Beaches
      • Museu del rei de la Magia
        940 m
      • La Playa de Sitges
        1.1km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from 1300 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until 1100 hours
      • Number of rooms:
        117

      Hotel Awards

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      Principal Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Las Ramblas - 100 m
      • Sinagoga Major, Associació Call de Barcelona - 400 m
      • Agrupacio Excursionista Pedraforca - 400 m
      • Barcelona Bus Turistic - 500 m

      Places of interest

      • Arco del Trinfo - 200 m
      • Ramblas - 200 m
      • Plaça Reial - 300 m
      • La Rambla Tourism Office - 400 m
      • Barri Gòtic - 400 m
      • Arquebisbat de Barcelona - 500 m
      • Plaza Sant Jaume Tourism Office - 500 m
      • Arquebisbat de Barcelona - 500 m
      • Plaça Sant Jaume - 500 m

      Convention centers

      • La Pipa Club - 300 m
      • Agrupacio Excursionista Catalunya - 400 m

      Amusement

      • Q-Zar Galaxy S.L. - 200 m
      • Beleta Records - 400 m

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • The Palau Güell - 200 m

      Historical sites

      • Liceu Opera House - 400 m
      • Catedral de Barcelona - 500 m

      Museums

      • Museum of Contemporary Art - 300 m
      • MACBA - 300 m
      • Museum of Modern Art - 400 m

      Theaters

      • liceu - 200 m
      • Gran Teatre del Liceu - 200 m
      • Sala Merce - 300 m

      Galleries

      • Mercado de la Boqueria - 100 m

      Local Attractions

      • Casa Lleo Morera - 1.5km
        Passeig de Gracia, 35, Barcelona
      • Barcelona Egyptian Museum - 1.6km
        Calle Valencia, 284, Barcelona
      • Port Vell - 1.7km
        Moll de la Fusta, Barcelona
      • Joan Miro Foundation (Fundacio Joan Miro) - 1.6km
        Parc de Montjuic, Barcelona
      • Parc de la Ciutadella - 1.7km
        Avenida del Marques de l'Argentera, Barcelona

      Near the hotel

      • Casa Bruno Quadros - 220 m
        La Rambla 82, Barcelona
      • Grand Theater of Liceu - 240 m
        La Rambla 51-59, Barcelona
      • CaixaForum - 340 m
        Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8, Barcelona
      • Teatre Principal - 410 m
        La Rambla 27, Barcelona
      • Raval - 220 m
        Rambla de Raval, Barcelona
      • Guell Palace - 300 m
        Carrer Nou de la Rambla 3-5, Barcelona
      • Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) - 550 m
        between Las Ramblas & Via Laiteana, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Organic - 50 m

        Address: Junta de Comerc 11
        Phone: 93-301-09-02

        76% likes this, based on 134 reviews
        Cuisine: Vegetarian
        Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 25

      • The Beach House - 150 m

        Address: Sant Pau, 34
        Phone: 00 34 935 168 136

        85% likes this, based on 338 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean

      • La Biblioteca Gourmande Restaurant - 130 m

        Address: Carrer Junta de Comerc 28
        Phone: 34 934126221

        63% likes this, based on 229 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean, Oyster Bar, European, Tapas, Spanish, Bistro
        Price Range: CAD 33 - CAD 50

      • Rita Blue - 70 m

        Address: Plaza Sant Agusti
        Phone: 93 342 40 86

        60% likes this, based on 146 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican, Bar
        Price Range: CAD 36 - CAD 45

      • Hello Sushi - 50 m

        Address: Junta de Comerc 14
        Phone: 934120830

        Cuisine: Japanese
        Price Range: CAD 41 - CAD 51

      Getting there.

      Hotel Principal is located in the historic centre of Barcelona, very close to the Les Ramblas and Catalunya square. The Gothic quarter is only a 5-minute walk away and all the major attractions are just a walk away from the hotel. Barcelona Airport within 2 miles form the hotel. Local attractions include Casa Batillom, Picasso Museum, Zoo and Aquarium, Cathedral and Guell Palace.

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from 1300 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until 1100 hours
      • Number of rooms:
        117

      Hotel Awards

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      Principal Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Principal Hotel

      Individual guest reviews

      • Group of friends
        4.2

        The location was excellent - within close proximity to metro, sights and shopping

        The bathroom was smelly and old, the room was extremely small and the staff were not welcoming at all

      • Group of friends
        9.6

        The hotel was spacious and comfortable and very central

        At first a bit afraid going down side street but once we got used to it no problem

      • Single
        6.2

        Personnel is really friendly, staff speaks several languages, including Russian, without any problems. Location near Ramblas is very good, it's not a problem to reach the port or Catalunia square. Besides, metro station is about 4 minutes from the hotel.

        Standard rooms are really small and dark - sunlight comes poorly. Sounds are everywhere, it's cleanly heard, what's happening outside the room. Breakfast remains the same all the week days. Though the hotel is located in the heart of Barcelona, too much criminals appear in the nearest streets after 23-00, seeking for adventures.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        We are a married couple and stayed at hotel for a long weekend. Superb location with some few hundred meters to La Rambla and fresh food market, where you can get fresh fruits, fish and other sea stuff. Good place to have Spanish breakfast or enjoy sea stuff. Recomended.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        The hotel was very well situated near enough to La Ramblas to quickly be immersed and yet still provide a quiet retreat. While we did not have breakfast there, the buffet looked well stocked and had good variety for any taste. The staff was extremely helpful with setting up appointments with local tours and entertainment. Also is very close to the Market and Metro.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Care and comfort with the shower being exceptional

        The location was somewhat out of the way and in a seedy area of Barcelona It is no fault of the hotel but the area around and about is rife with pickpockets so travellers need to be aware and take care.... To be fair the hotel made this point clear upon arrival/checking in.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        We only had one day in Barcelona. The hotel staff helped us prioritize what we needed to see, then helped us with a terrific restaurant suggestion. Our room was modern, clean and quiet. It had everything we needed. They staff even arranged for a taxi for us, then called our room when it was 10 minutes out.

      • Group of friends
        8.4

        We thought the breakfast was very good with plenty of choice. The drinks machine was useful too. Received useful advice from staff on reception about local amenities. Enjoyed having the small balcony. Thought the hotel had character. The luggage facility was useful on our final day. Good value for the price. Fairly quiet at night despite being close to La Ramblas.

        Probably wouldn't want to walk down the sidestreet alone at night although had no problems whilst walking with my daughter. Not sure why the breakfast cost more to book online than if we booked on arrival.

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        the location

        the noise around the room I had, was right off the elevator so can hear people coming and going.

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        The location of the Hotel was very good, just in the centre...

        The breakfast was expensive and not very good.

      • Couple
        7.4

        Good value

        Hard bed, poor sound protection from the hall (inside hotel).

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        Staff was friendly and helpful. Location was great!

        The hardwood floors in the hallway made it very noisy. Could hear other guests coming and going

      • Family with children
        7.8

        Position, walking distance from a large number of sites even for those less interested in long walks.Rooms with laminate floors, power showers but aircon controlled centrally so only able to switch on or off.You pay extra for use of room safe. Roof terrace worth a visit.

        You pay extra for use of room safe.

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        The rooms were clean and suited our needs for a short stay and the location is excellent about a 4 min. walk to The Ramblas

        The hotel rooms are small and would not want to be staying there for more than a few nights as I would find it claustrophic

      • Family with children
        7.0

        close to La Rambla, claen and comfortable

        only tea bags no milk or coffee in the room, balcony was looking into a wall not a view

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Principal Hotel - Barcelona Barcelona location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Junta De Comerc 8-12, Barcelona, Spain, 08001

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Barcelona
        700 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
        800 m
      • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station
        800 m
      Underground stations
      • Drassanes
        600 m
      • Paral-lel
        700 m
      Restaurants
      • Organic (cuisine: Vegetarian)
        50 m
      • Rita Blue (cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican, Bar)
        70 m
      Parks
      • Montserrat Monastery
        490 m
      • Aeri de Montserrat
        520 m
      Beaches
      • Museu del rei de la Magia
        940 m
      • La Playa de Sitges
        1.1km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from 1300 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until 1100 hours
      • Number of rooms:
        117

      Hotel Awards

      SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBarcelonaPrincipal Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in Spain

      Use Badge

      Travel Guide:
      Barcelona Travel Guide
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