Located on a quiet residential road in the Raval district of central Barcelona is the popular Hotel Principal Barcelona. Surrounded by amenities and sights of interest this hotel is perfect for a weekend tourist break.
A hot and cold buffet breakfast is served in the hotel's dining room every morning from 07:30 - 10:30. Near the dining room you will find a lounge area with a drinks and coffee machine. There is a free luggage storage room, because check-out time is 11:00 and you may want to have more of the day in Barcelona without being held back by your bags! The hotel offers an internet area with a computer for the guests. There is also a sun terrace to relax on at the end of a busy day.
The hotel has no business facilities, though there is free internet for those who need to stay connected.
There are 116 rooms in the Hotel Principal, including 3 adapted for the disabled. The rooms all feature air-conditioning, a TV with satellite channels, a telephone, a radio and a safe box. The bathroom is en-suite and has a hair dryer. Despite the hotel being in the heart of El Raval the road on which it is situated is mainly residential and therefore reasonably quiet.
|Area around Hotel Principal|
The location of this hotel is very central, the hustle and bustle of Las Ramblas is a mere 5 minute walk away but you are on a quiet street so to a certain extent will avoid the usual night-time noise problem. You are in easy walking distance of the MACBA, the coquetries food market and the Liceu theatre, as well as numerous cafes, restaurants and shops.
On the hotel's street there is a grocery shop and another larger supermarket for all your essentials. At the end of the road there is a pharmacy along with some very attractive restaurants and even a specialist organic café. The surrounding roads are full of internet and phone places and there is a cash point 2 minutes away near Las Ramblas.
You can either arrange a private transfer or minibus shared transfer.
Private Transfer A private transfer is dedicated for you and your party only. The driver will be waiting at your arrivals gate holding a sign with your name on it. Your driver will assist you with your luggage to your own private vehicle and you will be driven directly to your hotel.
Minibus Transfer The shared minibus transfer option is cheaper than the private transfer. Unlike a private transfer you would need to make your way to a dedicated meeting point and the vehicle may be shared with other passengers. You will be taken to your hotel however there may be some stops for other passengers along the way.
You can reserve both the private or the shared transport by following this link:
Via Taxi A taxi from the airport should take about 25 minutes and cost around €25.00 - €30.00.
Via Train The RENFE train leaves the airport every half an hour and will take you to Passeig de Gràcia station in about 25 minutes and costs €3.80 for a single ticket. You then have to change here for the Green Line Metro to Liceu. The hotel is a short 5 minute walk from the metro.
Via Bus The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Catalunya station and costs €5.90. The journey time is around 30 minutes.
From Catalunya you need to take the Green Line Metro to Liceu which is only one stop up. The hotel is a short 5 minute walk from the metro. If you decide to walk from Catalunya station you have a 15 minutes walk to the hotel.
The Hotel Principal Barcelona is a clean, basic and popular hotel right in the centre of the Raval district of Barcelona offering you good access to the heart of the city centre.
Hotel Principal Barcelona - 2 Star
Calle Junto de Comerç, 8
Metro: Liceu (Green Line, L3) 5 minutes