The Illusion of Christmas returns to Barcelona

At the Hotel Barcelona Princess we want all families to have a special Christmas and that children enjoy the magic and the illusion of these holidays.

el árbol de la ilusión Barcelona Princess

For this reason, together with the Hotel Negresco Princess we collaborate one more year with the Barcelona Forum District in the Tree of Illusions campaign to bring gifts to children around us, through a toy collection in which our team and all our guests can participate to contribute to this solidarity cause.

El árbol de la ilusión Negresco Princess

From December until January 2 we will have a large Christmas tree at the reception of both #hotelscompromesos in Barcelona where you can deliver toys that we will send to children from disadvantaged families next 06th January.

The Trinijove Foundation also participates in this cause to bring the toys to all these families with children between 5 and 12 years.

In the hotel chain Princess Hotels & Resorts, we take into account the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and following our 360º sustainable project, we like to participate in this type of actions, we want to contribute in order that all children can have a Christmas full of surprises and joy, so we encourage you to help us.

 

New year´s eve strikes in Barcelona

New year´s eve is a special day as is it the end of an era and the beginning of a new one, and Barcelona is a fantastic place to celebrate this special date.

In Barcelona, in addition to the new year’s strikes, you can follow the typical tradition of eating the twelve grapes to the rhythm of the bells to say goodbye to the year.

New Year's Eve in Barcelona

New Year’s Eve in Barcelona

From the Hotel Negresco Princess, hotel placed in the center of Barcelona, you will be close to several central places of the city such as Passeig de Gràcia, Plaça Catalunya or Les Rambles among others. These places will be full of good atmosphere and people who is willing to celebrate the last night of the year.

You can also enjoy it at the Hotel Barcelona Princess where, after the special New year´s eve dinner we have prepared, you can attend the concerts that will take place in the forum area, in front of  the hotel. And the next day you will be able to sleep un til later and enjoy our New Year´s Brunch

We encourage you to spend the last night of the year in Barcelona at one of our urban hotels of the Princess Hotels & Resorts .

MENU BARCELONA PRINCESS HOTEL
NEW YEAR´S EVE DINNER
Special new year´s eve Menu and lucky grapes
31st December 2017

BRUNCH
New year´s brunch
01st January 2018 from 10.00 to 15.00h

RESERVATIONS
933561000
bcn.reservas@princess-hotels.com

What to do for Christmas in Barcelona?

What to do for Christmas in Barcelona? Still don´t know? We give you some ideas.

For Christmas the streets of Barcelona have many lights and decorations, and in the city you can enjoy it in many ways.

Belén en Plaça de Sant Jaume de Barcelona

Belén en Plaça de Sant Jaume de Barcelona

Near the Negresco Princess and the  Barcelona Princess Hotel there are many interesting things to do, here are some of them:

 

  • Christmas markets in the Cathedral square of Barcelona:It is one of the oldest places in the city, and in this square you can find original Christmas objects.
  • Mangers: In a quiet walk along the Ramblas you can visit some mangers, which are a sample of small figures that symbolize the birth of Jesus. Also in Sant Jaume square you can find a big manger  that this year is aerial.
  • Christmas “Tió”: It is a typical Catalan tradition that consists on decorating a trunk with eyes and a smile and feeding it with different kind of food  for a couple of weeks, and  on December 24, it gives you a few gifts.
  • Illuminated streets: Walking through the streets of Paseo de Gracia, along the Ramblas, and other typical places of the city you can immerse yourself in a walk full of light and decorations.

These are some of things you can do in the city during these dates when Barcelona becomes a city full of light and magic.

The first Brunch of the year in Barcelona

The end of 2017 is approaching and at the Hotel Barcelona Princes, on the first day of the year we will make a special brunch where you can enjoy tasty menus of the best quality.

So when you get up on the first day of 2018, in our restaurant you will have at your disposal a set of dishes that will allow you to start the year with strength, both our customers and all those who want to sleep a little more and start the day well.

Brunch - Hotel Barcelona Princess

Brunch – Hotel Barcelona Princess

The brunch schedule will be from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and some of the foods that you will be able to taste are the following:

– Cooked shrimp
– Thay style mussels and cockles
– Tuna tataki with seaweed and sesame
– Humus
– Assortment of cheeses and Iberian sausage
– Assorted mini sandwiches
– Fish from fish market in Suquet
– Christmas sweets
– Yogurt with red berries
– Creme brule
– Chocolate creamy

As you can see there is a wide variety of foods, and the list goes on, so it may be the best way to start this day of change, with quality food that will help you start the year in a pleasant and healthy way.

The price of the menu is 46€.

You already know what to do on the first day of the year, we wait for you.

Reservations:

bcn.reservas@princess-hotels.com

(+34) 93 356 10 00

Barcelona, an ideal city for the free days December

We are approaching December and this month there are several dates in which we find free days (Puente de la Constitución and Puente de la Inmaculada) that can be used to spend a few days of relaxation in Barcelona.

You can spend a few days at the Hotel Barcelona Princess, where you can get away from the constant hustle and bustle of the city. In this hotel you can enjoy incredible winter views of the city of Barcelona towards the Mediterranean Sea or towards the city. In addition, near the hotel you can find leisure areas such as the Parc del Fòrum, the Diagonal Mar shopping center and the Port Fòrum

Puentes de Diciembre en Barcelona · Long weekend in Barcelona

Puentes de Diciembre en Barcelona · Long weekend in Barcelona

You can also spend a few days at the Hotel Negresco Princess, a hotel in the center of the city, it is a strategic point to attend different Christmas exhibitions and the beautiful streets and lit squares of Barcelona such as Plaça Catalunya.

Come to one of these two hotels in Barcelona to enjoy these free days in Barcelona and spend an original Christmas in the city.

Christmas markets, tradition, gastronomy, sport, architecture, shopping, culture … the city of Barcelona is ideal for December.

06, 08 and 25 of December, keep in mind these days to be able to plan a few different rest days in the city of Barcelona.