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Outdoor pool
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Overview of Barceló San Salvador

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Barceló San Salvador

4.5 star property
Luxury hotel with spa, near Bambu City Center

9.2/10 Superb

1,194 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
Ave Las Magnolias Y Blvd Del Hipodromo, San Salvador, SS
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Massage/treatment rooms
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Monumento al Salvador del Mundo - 8 min drive
  • Estadio Cuscatlan - 15 min drive
  • La Gran Via Shopping Center - 13 min drive
  • Metrocentro - 16 min drive
  • U.S. Embassy in San Salvador - 18 min drive
  • Plaza Merliot - 20 min drive
  • Volcano El Boqueron - 52 min drive
  • Lake Ilopango - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • San Salvador (ILS-Ilopango) - 16 min drive
  • Cuscatlan International Airport (SAL) - 47 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)


  • McDonald's - 8 min walk
  • Donkey’s - 8 min walk
  • Strikers - 8 min walk
  • Brutto - 8 min walk
  • La Gastroteca - 8 min walk

About this property

Barceló San Salvador

Barceló San Salvador offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for SVC 40 per person one-way. You can grab a bite to eat at one of the 2 restaurants and visit the spa to be pampered with hot stone massages, facials or aromatherapy. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 bars/lounges, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Fellow travellers say great things about the helpful staff and location.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 205 rooms
  • Arranged over 16 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until midnight
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 1 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

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


  • Up to 2 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free secured, covered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*


  • Beach shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 5:30 AM–11 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping

Working away

  • 13 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (13400 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)


  • Built in 1997
  • ATM/banking
  • Terrace
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 43-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Eco-friendly toiletries

Special features


Fitness Center has 1 treatment room. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Churchill's Bar – This bar specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.
Garden Court Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Strikers Sports Bar – This theme restaurant specialises in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately SVC 19.95 for adults and SVC 10 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of SVC 40 per person (one-way)
  • Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Airport shuttle service for children up to age 12 costs SVC 40 (one-way)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 12 years old are only allowed with adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

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; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.</p><p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p> This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly). </p><p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Barceló San Salvador Hotel
Barcelo San Salvador
Hilton Princess San Salvador
Barcelo San Salvador Hotel
Barceló San Salvador Hotel
Barceló San Salvador San Salvador
Barceló San Salvador Hotel San Salvador
Princess San Salvador

Frequently asked questions

Does Barceló San Salvador offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Barceló San Salvador does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Barceló San Salvador?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Barceló San Salvador?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Barceló San Salvador?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Barceló San Salvador?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Barceló San Salvador?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is SVC 40 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Barceló San Salvador?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 1 PM.
What is there to do at Barceló San Salvador and nearby?
Barceló San Salvador has 2 bars and a spa, as well as an outdoor pool and a steam room.
Are there restaurants at or near Barceló San Salvador?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants, featuring international cuisine.
What's the area around Barceló San Salvador like?
Barceló San Salvador is a short 10-minute walk from Museo de Arte de El Salvador and 8 minutes' walk from Bambu City Center. Travellers give top marks for the hotel's prime location.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Need to be updated, but service was excellent
Ramses, 3-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice clean hotel, with exceptional friendly service … really comfortable beds and pillows.
Miguel, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Classically good
Great location and as always friendly service. The hotel does show its age but it's well kept. My colleague and I did complain about the a/c which wasn't working properly in both our rooms. Other than that, great stay!
1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3 Days
Nice Hotel! The staff was very friendly. The location of the hotel is good, there's a mall in front of it. It has a nice sports bar with good food, which makes it very convenient. Breakfast was included and the food was good, they make fresh pupusas. The room was vay spacious with a nice view and the bed was very comfortable. I did get to go to the pool, but I sure did used ths SPA, the jacuzzi and the steam room. My overall experience was great!
Yasmin, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Herbert, 8-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel and 10th floor lounge
Comfortable, and personable.
Erika, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Fun stay
The hotel property was well located and has very nice restaurants. The service at the Churchill bar was excellent! The only problem i had the hotels doesn't provided washcloths and we kept asking and they never brought me ant washcloths to my room .
morena, 6-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Stay!
The property is beautiful. My friend and I had a great stay. They have a great breakfast spread for buffet. Property was clean and housekeeping did a great job every day of the stay. Definitely recommended. Will stay with them again if I return.
Asim, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Over all is an excellent hotel. I stayed for three nights, I enjoyed every single night at the hotel. Food is great, I had pupusas, fried plantain, quesadillas, omelet so delicious etc. service was wonderful, they are customer service oriented, very professional in their execution.
Carlos, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

David, 2-night trip
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