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. Near the dining room you will find a lounge area with a drinks and coffee machine. There is a free luggage storage room. 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 people with a disability. 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 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.
The advanced booking transfers below are independent of the the public transport system. This means if there is a public transport strike these services will continue to operate as normal and you will not be affected by the strike action.
Minibus shared transfer (advanced reservation required)
A shared minibus transfer option is cheaper than the private transfer. You would need to make your way to designated meeting point at the airport.
Private transfer (advanced reservation required)
With a private transfer service the driver will be waiting for you at the designated meeting point given to you on the booking voucher. You will be travel in one of the following car types (or similar): Volkswagen Passat, Skoda Superb, Citroen C5 or Peugeot 407. The driver will help you with your bags to the vehicle and then drive you to your hotel.
Business class private transfer (advanced reservation required)
This is the highest quality private transport service specifically for people wanting a business-class quality service. This service is more expensive than the other tranfer services however you will be travelling in a higher quality vehicle than a regular private transfer. Mercedes vehicles are used and will be one of the following: Mercedes E Class, Minivan Mercedes and V Class Mercedes depending on the number of people in your group. The driver will be dressed appropriately for a business environment - dark suit and white shirt and will assist you with your luggage. The pickup point at the airport is specified on your booking voucher. This service is suitable for business clients, VIP pick ups or if you have a special occassion.
Via Taxi A taxi from the airport should take about 25 minutes.
Taxi Fare: €30.00 - €35.00
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. You then have to change here for the Green Line Metro to Liceu. The hotel is a short 5 minute walk from the metro.
RENFE Train Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €4.20
Via Bus The Aerobus will also take you from the Airport to Catalunya station. 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.
Aerobus Ticket Prices
Single ticket: €5.90
Car parks near Hotel Principal Barcelona
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|BSM La Boquería||Floristes de la Rambla||190 m|
|SABA BAMSA Illa Raval||Sant Rafael, 15||290 m|
|SABA BAMSA Plaça dels Àngels||Carrer dels Angels, 1||400 m|
|Edén||Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 12||550 m|
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
Carrer Junto de Comerç, 8
Metro: Liceu (Green Line, L3) 5 minutes