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Barcelona Universal Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #45 of 517 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this hotel twice with friends to watch Barcelona, this is a great hotel with brilliant staff. Nicely located with las ramblas only a 10 min walk and a metro station right outside. The rooms are all modern and very clean you don't even get ripped off with drinks in the bar!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location. It's so convenient to to go the subway and walk to places. We also really like the staff. Our room was spacious, nice, and clean. The temperature control in the room wasn't very effective, but all and all, we'd definitely stay here again.

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Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location was very very good; 5 min walk to La Ramblas. Restaurants and cafes nearby. A bakery close by to die for. Very comfortable and clean accomodations. Front desk was great help with directions and suggestions of things to do. We did the hop on and off bus for a day which gave a good basis for planning following days... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have just come back from 5 nights at this hotel which is was quite impressed with. The hotel is in a great location on Paral-lel with the train station opposite the hotel itself, the station is on the L3 and L2 lines and can get you to most places you require either on the L3 or L2 line.. I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel based on the reviews said that the location was very good. The hotel is located on a main road and is right next to a metro station. It is within a walking distance to La Rambla, the beach and Port Vell. However anyone expecting a relaxing walk to these places as I did will be disappointed... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is easy to get to and has a convienent location - you can take the bus to the beach and the metro station Paral-lel is outside the door. The pool is nice on the roof and the staff are very friendly. An added bonus is that they have a few spaces of underground parking available. Plus, the air... More

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Fornebu, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stayed last easter holiday (2014) as a couple, the location is very good, close to the beach and la rambla, etc. the only thing that`s not so nice was that, it was a bit noisy from outside, but the rest are ok.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were a bit worried beforehand as some criticism was directed to the weary or compromised neighbourhood. But we found the location almost ideal as the nearest metrostation (Paral-lel) was a few steps away from the hotel entrance. Plus funicular to Montjuic left from the same station. La Rambla and harbor area Port Vell are within walking distance. To sum... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is in an okay area. All of the sights are easily accessible by public transport or walking. The staff are very polite, friendly and helpful. The room was large and we had a balcony which didn't look out over anything other than flats but it was an added bonus. The hotel and room were very clean and cleaned... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel the end of March 2014 for three nights. We found the hotel with no problems. Right beside the metro station. Extremely handy. Upon checking in we were told we were getting a free room upgrade. The room was on the top floor. It was amazing. The breakfast was very good and the staff very friendly... More

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Address: Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelona Universal Hotel 4*
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Universal Barcelona
Hotel Barcelona Universal
Barcelona Universal Hotel Catalonia

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#33 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona #36 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona #41 Family Hotel in Barcelona #89 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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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 
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