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    Barcelona Universal Hotel

    Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
    011 34 932 20 39 47
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    Room & Suite (590)
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good38%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “metro station” (331 reviews)
    “las ramblas” (346 reviews)
    “great hotel” (335 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Rooftop Bar
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 June 2014

    Just got back from a short break here, the hotel is brilliant staff are so friendly and helpful haven't had such good service for a long time! The room was lovely, bed was so comfy could not get up in the morning! Hotel is ideally...More

    Thank Hannah H
    Reviewed 26 June 2014

    Great hotel, right next to Metro and easy walk to Ramblas and Port. Staff were brilliant, suggesting routes and things for itinerary. Hotel is clean, modern and great facilities or a city centre hotel

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    Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 26 June 2014

    Dear Guests; Thank you very much for your opinion, Best regards,

    Reviewed 25 June 2014

    My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights in June. This was a fantastic little hotel which was about a 5 minute walk from the Ramblas. This was close enough for me as having visited the Ramblas I really wouldn't want to stay in...More

    1  Thank Debbie T
    Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 26 June 2014

    First of all let me thank you for the confidence you placed in our hotel. Thank you very much for your comments which will help us improve our work performance. With your permission I will pass them on to the staff to share them in...More

    Reviewed 25 June 2014

    I stayed in this hotel from Thursday – Monday for a short break with four friends. I had requested rooms next to one another, on the first night we were given rooms on the same floor, which was not an issue but our room was...More

    Thank Kelly W
    Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 26 June 2014

    Thank you very much for spending time and writing your opinion. On behalf of our staff we appreciate your words; to us they are helpful and allow us to assess both: quality of our facilities and the service we want to offer to our customers....More

    Reviewed 24 June 2014

    Recently visited this beautiful hotel for a short get away and loved it. Can not rave enough about the staff everyone was absolutely lovely and really helpful. The employees helped on countless ocassions The pool and solarium overlook the whole or Barcelona which is outstanding....More

    Thank Zoe P
    Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 26 June 2014

    Personally I appreciate your writing; I will discuss your comments with our staff. Your words are very useful in order to keep improving and trying to provide a good service. Much obliged.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$73 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
    • #38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
    • #64 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
    • #101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 167
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    • Location
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    • Catalonia >
    • Province of Barcelona >
    • Barcelona >
    • El Raval
    • Also Known As
    • Universal Barcelona ,
    • Hotel Barcelona Universal
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    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
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    Trisha B
    9 January 2018|
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    Response from ultrapremium | Reviewed this property |
    Dear Mr Elias, First of all, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your next stay in Barcelona! Inform you that all the rooms have mini refrigerators , but do not expect is going to be cold as a... More
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    3 January 2018|
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    The hotel staff recommended the Tosca Palau restaurant. Upscale . Amazing food and service.
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    "I understand all rooms are comfortable"
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    "Not room 314 for a view. It’s pot lock I guess."
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    "Unfortunately our room was at the back of the hotel so no good view there so would have preferred to front of..."
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    "Get a free upgrade!! Lol."
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