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Gran Hotel Princesa Sofia

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I revisited this hotels after many years - they had a severe downturn in quality and service after management changed hands, I think several times. I was positively surprised by refurbished rooms and bathrooms, which now at least reach international standards. They have a superb gym with state-of-the-art (american) machines and a nice spa-area with a quite big swimming pool....

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

We spent 4 nights at the Princesca Sofia and very much enjoyed it! We didn't realise that it was so far out of the city (about an hours walk) but we then discovered the city sight seeing bus had a stop around the corner which was ideal! The rooms in the hotel were lovely and clean and the beds were...

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Durham
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Clean comfortable room, very pleasant staff, nice variety at breakfast, short taxi ride from airport. Good for sightseeing, close to Camp Nou and a 15 min bus journey to the main tourist sites. Would recommend an open top bus ticket for all day sightseeing.

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Sorocaba, SP
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Excellent location. 5 minute walk to Camp Nou. 5 minute walk to Metro station going downtown (takes about 12 min). Accomodations perfect, nothing to complain about. Great room with awesome shower, free wi-fi, everything works perfectly, great breakfast too.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights in mid July. It was a very good stay. Ive stayed at many hotels in many different places and I have to say that this is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Service was excellent, breakfast was good and its only a few minutes walk to a metro station and...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The location is very handy as it is few minutes away from BCN Underground. The rooms are little bit aged but with very high standards of cleanness and of services. The reception and conciergerie were simply amazing, trying to care so much to any need of the customer. Very good the breakfast, maybe not really worth the 5*, as well...

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The rooms: medium-firm beds, well working airco (which you can leave on when leaving the room, nice!), quiet. The bathroom was also nice, but as usual the shower in the bath is not really convenient for tall people 2m. Service: alright, had no problem checking out an hour later, rooms were nicely cleaned. Breakfast: a lot of choice, even with...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 21 July 2013

The Hotel was the select venue of a conference I attended recently. The capacity is huge (our event had 750 participants). At breakfast, the hotel facilities can get a little crowded but the service and the food are excellent. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and very well maintained. The staff are exceptionally helpful and friendly. The facilities include a nice...

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Lærdal
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We booked this hotel before we read on tripadvisor, and was a little anxious after reading others experiences. We saw on the map where the hotel was lokated before we booked it, and I do not now why people are making so many bad coments about location. We loved the hotel, we upgraded it to Club room when we arrived,...

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La Quinta, California
Reviewed 17 July 2013

I had to stay in Barcelona for a few days after a cruise unexpectedly. I didn't have time to research hotels, yet I wanted something nice without it being too expensive. I stayed at the Sofia. It is a big modern hotel, probably built in the 1970 s. the room was large and clean, and the bathroom was nice. The...

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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: $1,387 - $2,907 (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
Hotel Style:
#21 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#60 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#70 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#87 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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“Try to get a room in the top floors and not facing the main road.”
Red_Chinese, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“top floors - request a quiet room”
Andyg020, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay on 16th floor to access 'The Club' also for the wonderful view of the city.”
ElaineH162, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go for a room on the club room”
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.”
FoxDylan, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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