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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in a quiet area of San Salvador, this hotel is highly recommended for the quality of service and the comfort of the rooms. Breakfast is substantial and varied. There is a dedicated travel company Network Tours (Alvaro and Co.) and a shop.

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate the time you spent to share your recent holiday experience at our Barceló San Salvador hotel and we thank you for your kind recommendation to Tripadvisor’s readers. We also greatly appreciate your comments on the quality and variety of our buffets because our talented team of Chefs strive to ensure a wide variety of both local and...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 January 2017

requested a volcano side view. hotel obliged. I asked if I could take a couple of beers out of the minibar to put something in. they said sure and later that day they brought in a small fridge. Always a hello and friendly. Luis was terrific concierge. Executive Dining room- so much fun for my son. they started to make...

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing this great review of your recent stay at Barceló XXX. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed your stay and certainly agree that our dedicated staff plays a key role to our guests' overall experience. The entire team works very hard to ensure that we deliver a high standard of service and...

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Avianca airlines had put us up in this hotel, it's about 45 mins away from the airport. Check in took a long time since there were a lot of people, but the lobby staff took a long time to check in everyone. Evening buffet was just fine, but deserts and the next morning breakfast was great. We didn't have any...

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the time you spent to share your personal impressions of your stay at our Barceló San Salvador.We always welcome feedback, as it allows us to continually improve the experience we create for our guests. We have taken good note of your remarks related to the service you received upon check in and apologize for the...

Columbia, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I had to go to a wedding in San Salvador, the hotel I wanted to stay was booked, I read the reviews from the Barcelo and decided to give it a try My man and I have traveled around the world and stayed in 5 stars hotels before but I have never have experience the friendly, professional, service the people...

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Firstly we would like to thank you for the lovely review you shared following your recent visit to our Barceló San Salvador hotel and are delighted to read that we were able to match your expectations. On the other hand we thank you for pointing out the kindness and enthusiasm of our staff, their friendliness and helpfulness being...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Barcelo Hotel is a very nice hotel, extremely well located, great service, nice people, very good breakfast, Sunday's brunch have live music. You have to try the Lorocos pupusas ( loroco is a eatable flower that grows in central América). The rooms are very comfortable and have a really good size. They only have to improve the elevators, they are...

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for your visit and the positive evaluation. We are happy you felt comfortable and well served. We hope you had a safe and pleasant trip back home and hope to welcome you back on any future visits. It is a pleasure to welcome this review and this gives us a lot of encouragement to...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Staff is super well trained - you can tell they take customer experience very seriously. Upon entering, you will get a nice bottle of water - unexpected but nice. Rooms are spacious and beds are extremely comfortable. AC works perfectly. Fitness center is pretty good - pleasantly surprised. The food and drinks at the restaurant are too expensive! Frustrating! If...

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for your visit and the positive evaluation. We are happy you felt comfortable and well served. We hope you had a safe and pleasant trip back home and hope to welcome you back on any future visits. It is a pleasure to welcome this review and this gives us a lot of encouragement to...

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 6 November 2016

When I tried to check in, the front desk person insisted me to upgrade to premium facility so that I could use their premium launch. Due to the high pressure, I accepted it. But the breakfast in the premium launch (10th floor) is really Pathetic. Snacks / drinks are also not worth. Don't upgrade to Premium benefits. That's not worth.

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for the opportunity to be your host in Barceló San Salvador and for took your time to sent your opinion about our products and services. In reference to the food quality we will make a compromise to prepare and offer great food with consistency quality to create a memorable experience. I hope in the future you...

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I have stayed at Barcelo Hotel from Oct 23th through the 27th. The staff was super helpful and friendly and the amenities matched my highest expectations. Thumbs up for the very comfortable bed ;-) Get good with the good work!

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for your visit and the positive evaluation. We are happy you felt comfortable and well served. We hope you had a safe and pleasant trip back home and hope to welcome you back on any future visits. It is a pleasure to welcome this review and this gives us a lot of encouragement to...

NJ
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Staff was welcoming - breakfast was fine and adequate - rooms were spacious, beds comfortable - this was the former Hilton - changed hands less than a month ago. Location is central and a security seems good. The hotel was busy and crowded - not sure how it would be if a conference was held there but if you have...

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for your great feedback; you are always cordially invited to visit us again at Barceló San Salvador to enjoy our facilities, convenient location and our personalized service. We are really glad to hear that our staff was able to satisfy your needs and exceeded your expectations. It is a pleasure to welcome this review and this...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a very comfortable and charming hotel in San Salvador. The location is very safe, the building is very pretty and has lots of personality, very friendly staff. Food is great, though a bit expensive (but first class hotels in Sal Salvador ARE expensive). I found the internet speed to be very reliable. They do have to work on...

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Desiree426, Manager at Barcelo San Salvador, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for choosing our Hotel for your recent stay in Hilton Princess San Salvador. We really appreciate the time taken to express your opinion and observations, please be assured that your comments and feedback are certainly being taken into consideration and acted upon in order for us to improve our services. We appreciate your preference...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a High-rise Hotel situated in the heart of business district with spectacular views to the volcano and the city. Surrounded by the best restaurants in a secure and calm area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelo San Salvador

Address: Ave las Magnolias y Blvd del Hipodromo, San Salvador, El Salvador (Formerly Hilton Princess San Salvador)
Region: El Salvador > San Salvador Department > San Salvador
Price Range: €80 - €160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo San Salvador 4*
Number of rooms: 204
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Also Known As:
Hilton Princess San Salvador Hotel San Salvador
Hilton Hotel San Salvador
Hilton San Salvador
San Salvador Hilton
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in San Salvador
#2 Spa Hotel in San Salvador
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Salvador
#4 Business Hotel in San Salvador
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“Top floors and facing the volcano”
 of 5 bubbles PajaritoLondon, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“volcano room, although city views are also pretty”
 of 5 bubbles JRocksmom, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“mid level floor facing the volcano”
 of 5 bubbles NJCricketer, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is on a hill, and lower floors have very little view. Higher is a little better.”
 of 5 bubbles rodolfop246, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Preferably I would say go with even number rooms so you have views of city.”
 of 5 bubbles Shadows702, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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