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Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Although the hotel was being renovated when we arrived ( no pool) nonetheless this is one of the happiest stays ever. The hotel had several bars/ cafes/ restaurants but most of all it has FABULOUS people running it. Carlos Guerrero in reception started this off by welcoming us so well, enabling an upgrade to a suite (1614) with membership of...

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Blanca_Sarrias, Departamento de Calidad at Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia, responded to this review

Distinguished Travelers, You lighted up our day! We are so proud to provide you with this “happiest stay ever” that we printed out your review! Thank you for sharing this great five stars review and for giving us the chance to be at your service in Barcelona. We remember you and your family so well; it has been so special...

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

If you're planning to watch FC Barcelona or to visit the club,, this is the place to be ,, Perfect location Also 10 minutes walk from L'illa Diagonal shopping centre Staff are so friendly Room size is good But the building / furniture is little old Breakfast food is nice

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Reviewed 13 August 2016

the hotel's restaurant is so cozy and great even though the variety of the food isnt the best.There is a little space as an outdoor space of the restaurant that is great for breakfast.The rooms are spacious ,i had a suite.The lobby is very clean too. wouldve liked free wifi though!!! The hotels's location is amazing its next to Camp...

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We arrived in the middle of the night due to a problem with our original hotel, the night receptionist was cautious with us and didn't divulge a lot of information about the hotel to us; however, that was forgotten about once the day staff were on duty. We stayed on the 16th floor which provided access to 'The Club' ;...

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Blanca_Sarrias, Departamento de Calidad at Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia, responded to this review

Distinguished Travelers, Wow! Thank you so much for sharing this terrific five stars review with the rest of the TripAdvisor users. The fact that we went beyond your expectations in all ways was our main goal when you came to us. We made it, hurray! How nice to hear that you enjoyed our good location: on a quiet area but...

Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was a great hotel. The service was great and the lobby and rooms were very nice. Good food and bar. If you're a tourist, this hotel is a bit off the beaten track -- must take a cab to see any sites.

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed staying here and would recommend anyone else to stay here the staff are exceptional and can't do more to be helpful they made me feel very welcome the food in the restaurant is also excellent

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Blanca_Sarrias, Departamento de Calidad at Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia, responded to this review

Distinguished Travelers, WOW! Thank you so much for sharing this five star review with the rest of the TripAdvisor users. The fact that you would recommend us to anyone else makes us feel so fulfilled. The whole team would not thank you enough for your sweet compliments and we all had a great time together with you. This means a...

Temple City, California
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We stayed a night here before our cruise. The location is very close to the metro access (5 min walk). Everything was clean and nice. We were part of a very large group but the staff was efficient and organized to handle the volume

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Blanca_Sarrias, Departamento de Calidad at Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia, responded to this review

Distinguished Travelers, Thank you for giving us the privilege to be at your assistance in Barcelona, it was a great pleasure having you as guests. How was your short stopover in our lovely city? It goes without saying that we loved this awesome five stars review! We are delighted to know that you fully enjoyed our excellent location and that...

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

An older hotel which is undergoing very much needed renovations!! The pool was closed when we stayed, we were offered access to a local health club. The room was comfortable but not luxurious - it did not match a 5 star rating. The food was good. The service offered by the concierge was fantastic!! Help was offered when asked for,...

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Blanca_Sarrias, Departamento de Calidad at Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia, responded to this review

Dear travelers, Thank you very much for taking the time of writing this review. Hope you had a safe and flawless trip back home. It is extremely important to us that you feel comfortable and pampered while staying with us as we strive to provide our guests a 5 star experience. How nice to hear that our concierge was outstanding...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We spent a week in Barcelona on a football tour for my 12 year old son and chose Princesa Sofia principally because of its close location to the Nou Camp and to the games. We spent 1 week on the 18th floor with club room access. The lower floors of the hotel are being renovated but you would hardly know....

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Blanca_Sarrias, Departamento de Calidad at Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia, responded to this review

Distinguished Travelers, What a five stars review! Your acknowledgement is terrific to us and inspires us to keep making things happen! We were so delighted to host you for such lovely vacations with the whole family. Alicia and Gari are a credit to the hotel, they always do their very best to make sure our guests enjoy their stay and...

Pereybere
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Staff is amazing and speaks multiple languages. Breakfast is amazing with a big variety of different food choices. The hotel club is great with snacks, drinks and wifi. The rooms are spacious and cleaning's great. You have a shopping centre close by but you might wanna take a taxi to Passeig de Grácia.

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Distinguished Travelers, Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review! We were so delighted to host you and to be at your service in Barcelona. We love the fact that you appreciated everything from your stay, might be we are excellent, but let me tell you that we are so proud of having such excellent guests like you!...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The first 5* hotel in the city, this emblematic luxury retreat forms part of the history of Barcelona and bristles with tales around national and international royalty and important figures 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia

Address: Plaza Pio XII 4, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Les Corts
Price Range: €1,135 - €1,313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia 5*
Number of rooms: 500
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Also Known As:
Barcelona Princesa Sofia
Princess Sofia Barcelona
Princess Sofia Hotel Barcelona
Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia Barcelona, Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#21 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#60 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#70 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#81 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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“Try to get a room in the top floors and not facing the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Red_Chinese, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“top floors - request a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles Andyg020, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay on 16th floor to access 'The Club' also for the wonderful view of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineH162, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go for a room on the club room”
 of 5 bubbles fairhurst1, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Staying higher up would probably ease up on the noise but I really didn´t have a problem in my room.”
 of 5 bubbles FoxDylan, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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