Wake up in Barcelona, breathe, relax and smile

We love Barcelona and wake up in the city is our favorite way to start the day.

Business or leisure, you have unlimited possibilities in Barcelona. You can get lost in streets packed with shops, visit attractions (Tibidabo), museums (Dalí) and monuments (La Sagrada Familia) or just enjoy its modern architecture such as Casa Batlló or La Pedrera – Casa Milá.

Wake up in Barcelona, breathe, relax and smile - Hotel Barcelona Princess - Hotel Negresco Princess

Wake up in Barcelona, breathe, relax and smile – Hotel Barcelona Princess – Hotel Negresco Princess

After a day of work or seeing every last sight in Barcelona, forget the stress, the rush or the daily routine and enjoy a massage for each night of your stay in our Hotels in Barcelona with our RELAX Pack.

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Calçots & truffle season

One of the most fun gastronomic experiences in Catalonia is the calçotadas. A calçotada in Barcelona is a ritual event that includes friends, romesco sauce, bibs and obviously take calçots with your hands. Just be careful with the stains!

The calçots are vegetables like the green onions and the season to eat calçots is from January, February until March.

To eat calçots you requires skill and get your hands dirty. Take the calçot with one hand and with the other remove the layer scorched by the fire. Then dip the calçot in the calçot sauce and eat the inner white part.

Calçots · Hotel Barcelona Princess

Calçots · Hotel Barcelona Princess

Another seasonal product (November to March) is the truffle. This delicacy of the earth has a delicious taste and a delicate and penetrating aroma. That is reason that the Hotel Barcelona Princess brings to the table of its Restaurant The Corner Bar exquisite eggs truffled with truffle of Graus (province of Huesca)

You can taste of this seasonal fungus on the Weekly Menu of The Corner Bar from February, 20 to February 24.

The Corner Princess - Hotel Barcelona Princess

The Corner Bar – Hotel Barcelona Princess

Carnival 2017 in Barcelona: Celebration and costumes

From February 23th to March 1st Carnival, Mardi Gras or Carnestoltes takes over Barcelona: masked dances, costumes, parades, sardine funerals…

Barcelona Carnival begins on Thursday, February 23 (Fat Thursday) and it ends on Ash Wednesday the following week 01 March with a traditional ceremony in which sardines are buried to symbolize the beginning of the fast.

There are lots of activities in the city such as children’s activities, mask workshops and make-up courses, street parade, costume parties, etc.

Carnaval · Carnival · Mardi Gras · Carnestoltes · Barcelona · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

Carnaval · Carnival · Mardi Gras · Carnestoltes · Barcelona · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

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New solidary cause 2017

As part of our CSR (Corporate social responsibility) commitment, each year the Hotel Barcelona Princess and the Hotel Negresco Princess have a solidary cause which is chosen by the Hotel staff.

For the last two years (2015 and 2016), the hotels in Barcelona of the chain Princess Hotels & Resorts joined the fight against rare diseases through monthly voluntary salary donations of the hotels workers and participating in the eDreams Mitja Marató and Barcelona Triathlon with the purpose of raise funds.

For this year 2017 were several charity causes proposed by our staff but the most voted cause has been the Cottolengo del Padre Alegre Foundation which helps people with incurable diseases and with limited economic recourses.

Hotel Barcelona Princess @ Cottolengo del Padre Alegre

Hotel Barcelona Princess @ Cottolengo del Padre Alegre

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Mobile World Congress 2017 – The Next Element

The world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, Mobile World Congress, returns to Barcelona. The MWC is organised by the GSMA and it held in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona from February 27th to March 2nd,2017 at the venue Gran Via of  Fira de Barcelona.

As each year, the #MWC17 has a lot of novelties. This 2017 the Mobile World Congress organize two new programs. The first one is the Women4Tech, a program focused on reduce the gender gap in the mobile industry. The second one is the Youth Mobile Festival (YoMoBarcelona) for young people.

Mobile World Congress 2017 - Barcelona

Mobile World Congress 2017 – Barcelona

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