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Barcelona Universal Hotel

#47 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
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Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very pleasant hotel, conveniently located for Ramblas and Barcelona old town. Metro station is directly outside hotel. Very helpful staff who were eager to help with directions to the various sights we wanted to visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in this hotel for 4 nights and was bitterly dissaponted as our room had a view to a cul-de-sac.There was no air when you open a window. We had issues with room cleanliness as well. As we booked this via British Aiways we expected a better hotel as as it was advertised as modern & comfortable

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel was excellent.It is conviently located by the metro and a few blocks from Las Ramblas. Plenty of places to eat nearby. The rooftop is a great place to relax and have a drink or dinner. The front desk staff was very personable and helpful. The room was clean and appealing, Unfortunately,the beautiful rooftop pool was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 4 nights at the Universal last week and had a wonderful stay. The room was lovely and spacious and we had an outside terrace, perfect to sit and enjoy a glass of wine after a day exploring. The bed was enormous and so comfy, we slept like logs. The pool and bar on the 10th floor are well... More 

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Alabama
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed with a group of friends and were not disappointed.The personnel was very nice,the rooms were clean and comfortable.The hotel was easily reachable and the surroundings are very safe and clean.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel with very helpful staff, & I would happily recommend it to others. Free map & advice on where to go & where to find things on arrival. Really convenient location to walk to sites or jump on the metro which opens up the whole city. Room good size & clean with a huge bed - so good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only had a short two days in Barcelona and this was a perfect place. The room was very nice, the staff wonderful and very helpful. Metro was located right outside the front door which made it easy to get anywhere. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who is going to Barcelona for a day or a week.

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Georgia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Can't say enough good things about this hotel. They have an awesome staff; you can't ask for info without their knowing the answer. The breakfast buffet is very well done & plentiful. Great location--- metro is right across the street. Several small restaurants in area also. Roof top pool with areas to just relax and enjoy the view. Check out... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We bought the hotel through a hidden price web site and were very excited to win this hotel. The hotel is located perfectly right out side of the Rambla area and just 1 metro station away. The metro is just at your door step which makes the hotel very easy to reach from any where in the city by metro.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very friendly & comfortable hotel. Great roof terrace with small pool. Bar excellent. Well placed for the attractions. Metro literally outside. Do not hesitate to book this hotel. You will not be disappointed.

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RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal Hotel, responded to this review

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