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1 room, 2 adults

Principal B&Bcn, Barcelona

3.5-star3.5 stars
Avenida Diagonal, 433, bis Principal 2, Barcelona, 08036, Spain

City-center pension within easy reach of Passeig de Gracia
  • Free WiFi
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Awesome vibe
Great location
Great amenities
More comfort would be nice

Principal B&Bcn, Barcelona

from $60
  • Premium Double Room, Balcony, City View
  • Standard Double Room
  • Single Room

What’s around Principal B&Bcn, Barcelona


  • In Sarria-Sant Gervasi
  • Passeig de Gracia - 9 min walk
  • Casa Mila - 12 min walk
  • Casa Batllo - 18 min walk
  • Placa de Catalunya - 23 min walk
  • La Rambla - 23 min walk
  • Sagrada Familia - 27 min walk
  • Boqueria Market - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • Barcelona Intl. Airport (BCN) - 16 min drive
  • Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station - 23 min walk
  • Plaça de Catalunya Station - 23 min walk
  • Barcelona-Sants Station - 26 min walk
  • Provenca Station - 8 min walk
  • Gracia Station - 10 min walk
  • Diagonal Station - 11 min walk
  • Airport drop-off service
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 9 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Please note: this property is located in the city's Low Emission Zone; only low-emission vehicles are permitted to enter. Guests with foreign license plates must register their vehicle with the city in advance.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (16 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport drop off (available 24 hours) *

  • Train station shuttle *

  • Cruise terminal shuttle *


  • Self parking (limited) *

  • Electric vehicle charging point


  • Beach shuttle *

  • Theme park shuttle *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1932
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Languages Spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping

Principal B&Bcn, Barcelona’s small print

Also known as

  • Principal B&Bcn Hostel Barcelona
  • Principal B&Bcn Pension
  • Principal B&Bcn Barcelona
  • Principal B&Bcn Pension Barcelona
  • Principal B&Bcn Hostel
  • Principal B&Bcn Barcelona
  • Principal B&Bcn Barcelona Catalonia
  • Principal B&Bcn Pousada Barcelona
  • Principal B&Bcn Pousada
  • Principal B Bcn
  • Principal B&Bcn B&B Barcelona
  • Principal B&Bcn B&B


Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Measures to reduce infection (Spain) guidelines.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property Registration Number HB-004721-81,HB-004721

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.72 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.

Optional extras

Late check-in between 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 20

Self parking costs EUR 20.00 per day

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 20 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 50 per vehicle

Cruise ship terminal shuttle, train station pick-up, and train station drop-off service is offered for an extra charge

Beach shuttle and theme park shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Principal B&Bcn, Barcelona

  • Does Principal B&Bcn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Principal B&Bcn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Principal B&Bcn?
    Yes. Self parking costs EUR 20.00 per day. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Principal B&Bcn?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Principal B&Bcn?
    You can check in from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Principal B&Bcn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Tunateca (1-min walk), Parking Pizza (1-min walk), and La Tagliatella (1-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Principal B&Bcn?
    Yes, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport is available. The charge is EUR 50 per vehicle.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 93 reviews

Fair 4.0
Room was tiny, only window was overlooking basement of the building with workers shouting and construction going on. There was some leak from bathroom on the wall that always left a dungeon smell in the room . Location is great however. Staff were helpful.
Ola, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing grace
It was amazing and what made it better was the service! The hospitality and help we received at a last minute time of need, was impeccable!
Mariela, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
1st time in Barcelona
Staff was fantastic! The room was beautiful and quiet. The bed was extra comfy and it was located near all kinds of great stuff & places to eat. Would definitely recommend and would definitely stay again.
Donna, usRomance trip
Very Good 8.0
It was very loud. There is no reception to control the noise, only someone who is there for a few hours during the day. Very high ceilings so noise echos well and the night I stayed there I was woken up at least twice by loud people in the hallway. Also on it says check out is at 12, and at 10:50 we received a knock at the door saying check out is at 11. We were told it wasn’t a problem for us to stay until 12, since they “recently changed their policy”, but we managed to check out at about 11:10. Here’s the interesting part. I am an American girl, with latino heritage, but my friend did not speak spanish so I did not want to speak without her knowing what I was saying. Because I did not speak Spanish, the woman at check in/out, who seems to manage the place along with what appeared to be her mother, assumed that I (we) do not speak Spanish. The receptionist then began to ask her presumed mother if she should offer us a coffee because of our misunderstanding. The mother tells her “no, not if we’re going to throw them out of here”, and the daughter questioned this, thinking maybe she should still offer us coffee. They did not. This doesn’t make or break the service, but is more to say, never assume that someone doesn’t speak spanish in a spanish speaking country! Definitely left an impression on me
usTrip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Awesome comfortable stay
Edward was an amazing host. The room was awesome, comfortable, the bed was just right, slept like an angel. It is close to shops, stores, the security of the place was also amazing. Just a wonderful trip... next time I'm in Barcelona I'll definitely stay at Principal BnC
Enrique, us2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Great location, helpful at desk. Everything new. Nicely done. Optional breakfast was good. Needed better signage. We looked all over for hotel and it was right in front of us! No place to put clothes when showering - need hooks and an additional place to put second suitcase. All in all would stay again.
us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent Stay!
The hotel location is convenient and the staff is very helpful. The room is comfy, neat and tidy.
Leslie, hk4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The breakfast is good even very simple. The room is bit small but very clean and the location is good. The hotel host Ed is very kind.
Shirley, hk2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Overall good stay
Overall very nice stay. It was a bit cold due to the high ceilings.. the aircon/heating was very slow. Also the shower has very little hot water!! Very easy to run out of it when two people need to shower, so not pleasent in winter. Other than that the location is great and the place is beautiful.
Daniel, gb3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Pretty little boutique BnB
From the pre-visit correspondence, throughout our stay, and the checkout process, the service warm and friendly really put the icing on a lovely stay in a beautiful boutique BnB. The entrance is easy to miss from the outside, but the interior is simple and stunning We were in room 3, which is one of the premium rooms. We loved the decor, the French doors and balcony are so pretty. And the room was so comfortable, such a good quality and comfortable bed, with lovely pillows and duvet. The bathroom fittings were lovely too, with a roomy, powerful shower. There isn’t masses of storage but we managed ok. The only slight downside is that the beautiful French doors don’t offer much in the way of sound insulation and we did find that we needed to get ear-plugs part way through our stay, but we slept soundly after that. There are lots of nice shops and restaurants in the area, and it’s really clean and tidy, with reasonable access to the city centre and gothic quarter (either on foot or via public transport). Other than beautiful rooms the property offers a cute little mezzanine with little bistro tables and chairs, a microwave and tea/coffee facilities so you can eat there if you bring anything back. Water and a few other drinks are available via an honesty box just below. Overall we can’t say enough good things about this little hotel and would really like to thank the two members of the hotel that we encountered as they were truly lovely.
Kerrie, gb5 night romance trip

Principal B&Bcn, Barcelona

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