Hotel Principal - Barcelona

Junta De Comercio, 8,10,12, Ciutat Vella, 08001 Ba, Barcelona, Spain, 08001  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Principal - Barcelona

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Rooftop pool

 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/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Rooftop pool
  • 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

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from 1300 hours

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

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 Comercio, 8,10,12, Ciutat Vella, 08001 Ba, Barcelona, Spain, 08001

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City Center
  • Barcelona
    2300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
    2700 ft
  • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station
    2700 ft
Underground stations
  • Drassanes
    2000 ft
  • Paral-lel
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • Organic (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    200 ft
  • Rita Blue (cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican, Bar)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Montserrat Monastery
    1700 ft
  • Aeri de Montserrat
    1700 ft
Beaches
  • Museu del rei de la Magia
    3200 ft
  • La Playa de Sitges
    3600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 1300 hours
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • 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.

Hotel Principal 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.

Hotel Principal Standard Double Room Double or TwinHotel Principal Standard Double Room Double or Twin
Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
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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.

Hotel Principal Standard Triple Room Triple RoomHotel Principal Standard Triple Room Triple Room
Standard Triple Room
Bed type: Triple
Size: 220 sq. feet
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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.

Hotel Principal Superior Double Room Superior Double or Twin RoomHotel Principal Superior Double Room Superior Double or Twin Room
Superior Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 165 sq. feet
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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
    Hotel Principal Penthouse Penthouse RoomHotel Principal Penthouse Penthouse Room
    Penthouse
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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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 Hotel Principal - Barcelona Barcelona location
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    Hotel Address:

    Junta De Comercio, 8,10,12, Ciutat Vella, 08001 Ba, Barcelona, Spain, 08001

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Barcelona
      2300 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
      2700 ft
    • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station
      2700 ft
    Underground stations
    • Drassanes
      2000 ft
    • Paral-lel
      2300 ft
    Restaurants
    • Organic (cuisine: Vegetarian)
      200 ft
    • Rita Blue (cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican, Bar)
      300 ft
    Parks
    • Montserrat Monastery
      1700 ft
    • Aeri de Montserrat
      1700 ft
    Beaches
    • Museu del rei de la Magia
      3200 ft
    • La Playa de Sitges
      3600 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 1300 hours
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      117

    Hotel Awards

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    Hotel Principal Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Las Ramblas - 400 ft
    • Agrupacio Excursionista Pedraforca - 1400 ft
    • Sinagoga Major, Associació Call de Barcelona - 1400 ft
    • Barcelona Bus Turistic - 1700 ft

    Places of interest

    • Ramblas - 700 ft
    • Arco del Trinfo - 700 ft
    • Plaça Reial - 1000 ft
    • La Rambla Tourism Office - 1400 ft
    • Barri Gòtic - 1400 ft
    • Plaça Sant Jaume - 1700 ft
    • Arquebisbat de Barcelona - 1700 ft

    Convention centers

    • La Pipa Club - 1000 ft
    • Agrupacio Excursionista Catalunya - 1400 ft

    Amusement

    • Q-Zar Galaxy S.L. - 700 ft
    • Beleta Records - 1700 ft

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • The Palau Güell - 700 ft

    Historical sites

    • Liceu Opera House - 1400 ft

    Museums

    • Museum of Contemporary Art - 1000 ft
    • MACBA - 1400 ft
    • Museum of Modern Art - 1400 ft

    Theaters

    • liceu - 700 ft
    • Gran Teatre del Liceu - 700 ft
    • Sala Merce - 1000 ft
    • Teatre Apolo - 1700 ft

    Galleries

    • Mercado de la Boqueria - 700 ft

    Underground stations

    • Drassanes - 1700 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Casa Lleo Morera - 5100 ft
      Passeig de Gracia, 35, Barcelona
    • Museum of Archaeology of Catalonia (Museu Arqueologic de Catalunya) - 5200 ft
      Passeig de Santa Madrona, 39-41, Barcelona
    • Parc de la Ciutadella - 1.0 mi
      Avenida del Marques de l'Argentera, Barcelona
    • Joan Miro Foundation (Fundacio Joan Miro) - 1.0 mi
      Parc de Montjuic, Barcelona
    • Barcelona Egyptian Museum - 5300 ft
      Calle Valencia, 284, Barcelona

    Near the hotelNear the hotel

    • Raval - 800 ft
      Rambla de Raval, Barcelona
    • Grand Theater of Liceu - 800 ft
      La Rambla 51-59, Barcelona
    • CaixaForum - 1100 ft
      Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8, Barcelona
    • Teatre Principal - 1400 ft
      La Rambla 27, Barcelona
    • Casa Bruno Quadros - 800 ft
      La Rambla 82, Barcelona
    • Guell Palace - 1000 ft
      Carrer Nou de la Rambla 3-5, Barcelona
    • Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) - 1900 ft
      between Las Ramblas & Via Laiteana, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Organic - 200 ft

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

      76% likes this, based on 134 reviews
      Cuisine: Vegetarian
      Price Range: USD 12 - USD 20

    • The Beach House - 500 ft

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

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

    • La Biblioteca Gourmande Restaurant - 500 ft

      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: USD 26 - USD 39

    • Rita Blue - 300 ft

      Address: Plaza Sant Agusti
      Phone: 93 342 40 86

      60% likes this, based on 146 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican, Bar
      Price Range: USD 28 - USD 35

    • Hello Sushi - 200 ft

      Address: Junta de Comerc 14
      Phone: 934120830

      Cuisine: Japanese
      Price Range: USD 32 - USD 40

    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  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      117

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    Hotel Principal Reviews

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

    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 Hotel Principal - Barcelona Barcelona location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Junta De Comercio, 8,10,12, Ciutat Vella, 08001 Ba, Barcelona, Spain, 08001

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Barcelona
      2300 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
      2700 ft
    • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station
      2700 ft
    Underground stations
    • Drassanes
      2000 ft
    • Paral-lel
      2300 ft
    Restaurants
    • Organic (cuisine: Vegetarian)
      200 ft
    • Rita Blue (cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican, Bar)
      300 ft
    Parks
    • Montserrat Monastery
      1700 ft
    • Aeri de Montserrat
      1700 ft
    Beaches
    • Museu del rei de la Magia
      3200 ft
    • La Playa de Sitges
      3600 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 1300 hours
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      117

    Hotel Awards

    SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBarcelonaHotel Principal

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

    Use Badge

    Travel Guide:
    Barcelona Travel Guide
    Read now