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Hotel Universal

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Via Carducci 108, Cattolica, Italy
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Harstad, Troms, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The hotel was perfect for me and my familiy. A nice swimmingpool on the roof and very short way to the beautiful beach. The hotel personell was really nice and tried to do they upmost best for us from we arrived until we left a week later. I hope to travel back some time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We hade a really nice stay at the Universal Hotel, Cattolica. Cattolica generally is a very pleasant little town that provides what’s needed for a summer stay at the beach. Universal hotel especially offered good rooms, our hade a stunning view over the seaside, reaching all the way to Rimini, and varying and tasty food. At the end of the... More 

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london N21
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I recently stayed at Hotel Universal. We were a group of 6 English people. The only English speaking in the hotel. We were treated with special attention, all the staff were so kind and charming. Thank you, you know who you are! We had three rooms, all were spacious, my room faced the sea with an L shaped balcony. Lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

This hotel felt like we were visiting family. We were made so welcome. Food was plentiful with some great dishes on offer. The pasta & lemon sorbet were amazing. Roof top pool was really lovely, rooms large and drinks on the terrace was a great way to end the day. Beach so close too. We travelled to Bologna and got... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Thank you so much to Catia Battistelli, her family and all her staff for a brilliant holiday. Everything was perfect. Our room was spacious and very clean and from our balcony we had a beautiful view of the sea. All our meals were delicious and plentiful and the service was excellent. There is also a wonderful swimming pool on the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

First of all I would like to thank Catia Battistelli once again for her immeasurable hospitality and dedication. This is a fine hotel with generously sized rooms, spotlessly clean and genuinely friendly, helpful staff who are more than willing to make you feel welcome. It's a traditional, family-run hotel and you can feel it. I thoroughly enjoyed the warm evenings... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Booked hotel to stay whilst attending motogp. Very good location, a 10 minutes walk to main part of town, but that meant it was quiet and with a car, made it easier for parking. Hotel was probably 3 star, but very comfortable and good price. Room small but had nice view of sea (side view). Breakfast was basic but sufficient.... More 

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

we very much enjoyed our stay at the hotel Universal, the Staff was extremely helpful and attended to every possible need. if you wanted to go for a walk there was a stroller for our child, if it rained there were plenty of umbrellas to choose from, when we had to leave for 1 day they gave us food to... More 

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