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Barcelona Universal Hotel

PricelineUS$143*
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#75 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The staff is really nice and helpful, breakfast was amazing, rooms are clean and well serviced. There were shampoo and shower gel. You can leave safely your baggage at the hotel after checkout if you leave the city later.

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Odessa, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's hard to fault a hotel for the poor behavior of guests, so I'll try to outline what I consider to be the positives and negatives of this establishment and you can make your own decision. My wife and I stayed at this hotel in mid-May 2017. Initially, we were impressed with the friendliness and efficiency of the front-desk staff....

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Thank Gary C
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, All staff are very friendly, polite and helpful, Couldn't fault anything, would recommend staying here to anyone and will be visiting here again. Went in May 2017 weather was lovely and warm would deffo go back at this time of year again.

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Auckland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great stay here. Staff very friendly. Good location. Very clean and a great roof top bar, small pool but ok for a dip. Great breakfast. We booked a triple room which was good and large by Barcelona standards.

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Thank rudkins
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel's location is perfect. In the heart of Barcelona. The staff are so helpful and personable. Kind and fun loving. Professional treatment. Lovely rooms. The big suite is amazing. Modern design, traditional service. The breakfast is amazing. Thank you to all there. I will return.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was lovely and big, we visited with our eighteen year old son, and shared a room.brillant wifi access and great breakfast. Nothing to much trouble, great pool and sun terrace with lovely views. Would definitely return

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb hotel where all the staff did everything they could to make sure we were having a great time. Superb location within easy walking distance of the central areas and the metro. We will be back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here with two other couples. We could not fault the Hotel, excellent location, walking distance to many of the central tourist attractions, metro station outside of the main entrance. All of the staff were fantastic and the breakfast was one of the best we have ever had, such a massive choice and all prepared and presented to a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice hotel. Perfect spot for a group of 11 guys on a stag do. Staff were always polite with us, even when we were sometimes a little too excitable. Hotel was absolutely spotless, even our bathroom which my friend ruined. Twice. In the interests of honesty I will say the construction work before 8am was a bit of a...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked this hotel via Jet2 based on Tripadvisor recommendations. I was a little concerned having never been to Barcelona before and it was a real stab in the dark. Firstly, I was overall very happy with the hotel and will go for the plus points first. The room was ready for us despite checking in early and the...

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Strategically located just a five-minute walk from Las Ramblas, Hotel Barcelona Universal grants its guests easy access to all parts of the city. Metro lines 2 and 3 stop just outside the main entrance, at “Paral·lel,” and nearby buses can take you to the beaches of Barcelona, Park Güell, and anywhere in between. A stroll from our hotel near Las Ramblas will take you to some of Barcelona’s favorite tourist attractions.Hotel opened in 2001 and renewed in 2011.Hotel Barcelona Universal has 167 rooms, each equipped with free Wi-Fi Internet. Three “Barcelona Skyline Suites” feature a Jacuzzi and private terrace. Families and larger groups may be accommodated in triple or superior rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelona Universal Hotel

Address: Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $198 - $505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelona Universal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 167
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Also Known As:
Universal Barcelona
Hotel Barcelona Universal
Hotel Style:
#36 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#58 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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“our room was upgraded to a superior which was lovely. not sure what the standard room would be like”
, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a higher level.”
pumpkinmum, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Like previous reviewers comments, bear in mind it is on a busy main road, so if a light sleeper ask for high floor or room at the back.”
Javinny, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“On a busy main road, so if light sleeper ask for high floor or room at the back.”
Kar0nA, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“go for a room with a view and the bigger bed and bigger sq footage”
991iaind, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
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