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Barcelona Universal Hotel

4.0 of 5 Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was very clean with excellent facilities. It is in a central location perfect if you want to explore Las Ramblas area. The roof top pool and seating area is lovely and there is a lovely view as well as escape from the hustle. There are several lovely local restaurants, I would recommend eating at the more traditional type... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my husband have just returned from 5 nights at the Barcelona Universal Hotel and had an excellent stay. We booked this due to the good reviews and we were not disappointed. We arrived about 40 minutes before the check in time stated on our confirmation email but this was no issue for the pleasant and helpful member of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have no regrets with choosing this hotel. It is close to the cruise terminal where we got off a Princess cruise, to the Metro station, to La Rambla, airport, restaurants, marina, etc. Reception service was great. The staff helped us tremendously with our sightseeing plans ie to prepurchase tickets to Gaudi attractions and even printed them, how to get... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having stayed in a Hotel right on La Rambla previously this was a pleasant change from all the hustle and bustle of main Barcelona! Barcelona Universal Hotel is only a 5 - 10 minute walk to La Rambla / Beach / Port area or Shopping area if need be which was great in order to disconnect when returning to the... More

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Rockwall, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful Modern decor Hotel, Excellent Staff and service close to metro and walking distance to attractions, would stay at this hotel again has small roof top pool but dont let that stop you met so ,many nice people on the roof top also good drinks and food. Neighborhood is safe but still need to be careful anywhere in spain do... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing hotel and staff.. right near all the action of la ramblas.. definitely return next time in barca. The rooms where Immaculate and modern and well equipped. . The pool area is a lovely view over the city

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Auckland, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We flew to Barcelona to embark for a 7 day cruise. We had a long overnight flight and arrived at 10 in the morning. Our room wasn't ready but they stored our bags. The hotel is close to Las Ramblas, the market and many bars and cafés. We explored till 2 then got our room. It included a small lounge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fantastic hotel for so many reasons! We were warmly welcomed by the staff, who told us all about the area, transport links and places to visit. The room was large, stylish, clean and air conditioned. There was even an inbuilt music system - very relaxing! The location is great - it's directly next to the Metro, so... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is clean and modern, good air conditioning and comfy beds. Hotel bar was no more than a few seats in reception and closed at midnight which seemed ridiculously early. Streets surrounding the hotel did have a lot of restaurants with outside seating , some good some bad. Most of these shut at 1-2pm but then lots of people carried... More

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Brampton. Ontario
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights in September. This is a nice hotel in a good location. The room was clean, bed was comfortable, and the shower good. The Wifi worked very well. You are a 10 minute walk from Las Ramblas. The water is not much farther. There is a subway stop right in front of the hotel. Barcelona's subway... 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*
Number of rooms: 167
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Also Known As:
Universal Barcelona
Hotel Barcelona Universal
Barcelona Universal Hotel Catalonia

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