25th Anniversary of the Barcelona’92 Olympic Games

On July 25th will be held the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona’92 Olympic Games. Olympic Games that stimulated and transformed the city of Barcelona.

To celebrate it, special and commemorative activities are organized for this iconic event that was held in 1992 and in which the eyes of the whole world were concentrated in Barcelona. Do not miss them! (More info)

The Olympic Games in Barcelona 1992, 25 years ago (Jocs de Barcelona ’92) left us great memories such as the charismatic Cobi (the official mascot), “Hola” as a friendly greeting during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, the surprising ignition of the cauldron with an arrow, the song “Barcelona”, anthem of the Olympic Games and interpreted by the singer of Queen, Freddi Mercury and the Catalan soprano Montserrat Caballé. What was your best moment?

25 Aniv Juegos Olímpicos Bcn 92 - Twitter

Barcelona is still a city that welcomes sport and its values. On October 8 the Barcelona Triathlon will be held in the city, in which all those lovers of the sport can register.
The triathlon of Barcelona will have the same route of the last years, which will be done by riding a bike, swimming, and running, a combination of styles that can be a great challenge for athletes.
At the Barcelona Princess Hotel we have a passion for sport, healthy living and challenges in our DNA, which is why some of the members of our staff will be forming the #BarcelonaPrincessTeam and will take part in this magnificent event for another year.

Hotel Barcelona Princess, Official Hotel of the Barcelona Triathlon

Hotel Barcelona Princess, Official Hotel of the Barcelona Triathlon

In this hotel in Barcelona, Barcelona Princess, the sport is part of our project “360 Sustainable Princess & You” because it is an important aspect to have in mind in a healthy life, since it helps us to feel active in addition to improving our physical condition, making us feel more cheerful.
Let’s revive the 25th anniversary of the Olympic Games!

The largest escape room in Europe in Barcelona

The largest escape room in Europe opens its doors in Barcelona this summer, specifically on July 20. Very close to the Hotel Barcelona Princess, in the Parc del Fòrum will be held the opening of 18 rooms fully equipped and themed of this new trend.

Game Point Center - Escape Room

Game Point Center – Escape Room

Barcelona is in rising on reference to leisure and playful activities, at Game Point Center you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your skills to solve the enigma and problems to get out of the room on time.

A challenge for those who like to develop physical activity as the intellectual.

You can choose the theme of your room, “Stop the apocalypse”, “Secrets of Egypt”, “The X-Files” and many more. You just have to form a team and enjoy this new activity that triumph in Europe.

escape room.forum.Barcelona

Escape room.forum.Barcelona

To the Port Fòrum, Museu Blau, Diagonal Mar shopping center, Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB), business area and hotel area such as the Hotel Barcelona Princess, soon the opening of the new  largest escape room in Europe will be add to the Fòrum of Barcleona.

Room at Game Point Center joins the area at Port Fòrum and together with the newly opened Café del Mar Club, makes Fòrum de Barcelona a great leisure option in the city.

Festival Cruïlla comes to the Parc del Fôrum in Barcelona

Barcelona is a global benchmark for music and great festivals. And summer is the perfect time to enjoy them and spend an unforgettable experience.

And the Cruïlla Barcelona Summer Festival stands out on that, it comes to the Parc del Fòrum with its eighth edition in front of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, with a mixture of different styles and sensations.

Festival Cruïlla 2017

Festival Cruïlla 2017

Besides the music, in the Cruïlla Barcelona you can enjoy different activities like, The TreatWell Beauty Van, the past edition was already a success, offering massages, hairstyles and other beauty treatments, and you can also rest in the area of Food Trucks with different gastronomic offers.

On July 7th, 8th and 9th, artists such as Txarango, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, The Lumineers, Raiz, Morat, Pet Shop Boys and Jain will create a spectacular atmosphere very close to the Hotel Barcelona Princess.

A different line-up with the best of national and international independent music and with alternative activities, make the Cruïlla Festival a unique event.

Check the schedules of the Cruïlla.

On Channel 33 of Catalonia Television, the program Tria33, in charge of cultural disciplines, recorded from the terraces of the most emblematic buildings surrounding the Parc del Fòrum a report on the Festival Cruïlla 2017 and could not miss the Hotel Barcelona Princess.

The program was broadcast on Tuesday, July 4 by channel 33 and later by Tv3 and in it you will be able to recognize the terrace and swimming pool located on the 23rd floor of the hotel and its privileged views of the Parc del Fòrum.

Celebrate Sant Joan in Barcelona

Once again we receive the summer with one of the shortest and most magical nights of the year: Sant Joan, a traditional holiday in Catalonia that begins on Friday 23 at night.

Barcelona is full of people of all ages who celebrate the arrival of good weather with family dinners, party with friends, bonfires, fireworks and firecrackers that illuminate the whole city.

Sant Joan - by @chuttersnap

Sant Joan – by @chuttersnap

We live the celebration very close, right in front of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, the beach is full of people with their bonfires and music.

And in the heart of the city, the Hotel Negresco Princess doesn’t miss anything, just 10 minutes from Plaça Sant Jaume, where the party begins with the Flama of the Canigó and the representatives of each neighborhood turn on all the different bonfires of the city.

Another of the essential of this Catalan festival is the traditional Coca de Sant Joan (a sweet bread), taste it and enjoy Saint John’s Eve.

Summer days in Barcelona

The arrival of summer comes with sun, swimming pools, beaches and parties. Barcelona offers endless outdoor activities and places to spend an unforgettable summer.

We want you don’t miss any of them. Without going any further, the Hotel Barcelona Princess is located right next to the Mar Bella beach; 10 minutes walk away, where you can enjoy a sunny day with your partner or family.

Verano en Barcelona - by @justdontbeordinary

Summer in Barcelona – by @justdontbeordinary

The pools in Barcelona are essentials for summer. Enjoy our views in the infinity pool on the 23rd floor or in the pool on the 3rd floor while you have a drink at The Gym Bar.

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