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U232 Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Comte d'Urgell 232, 08036 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Nunez Urgell Hotel)   |  
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Ranked #37 of 517 hotels in Barcelona
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“Nice Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Stayed 2 nights in a plus room, you pay bit more than in the basic and is worth it. The room was spacious and well decorated with a nice balcony which doors were good soundproof. The bathroom was modern but the bathtub was not so clean or practical for that matter.
The service was friendly and helpful and it has a nice gym and a lounge roof.
We didn't have breakfast in the hotel due that is not included in the room and in our opinion expensive but not far from the hotel, on the way to the metro station is a nice bakery/café in the same street (Comte d' Urgell 210) daily fresh and homemade bakery products and sandwiches.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

U232 plus room was nice. Comfortable bed. Breakfast good and staff all friendly. In a very nice area and to be honest we walked everywhere and then got on tourist bus. Recommend the hotel as comfortable and pleasant.

Room Tip: Don't take a basic room as apparently they are very small. We had a third floor room overlooking...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

No complaints about the hotel. Rooms were modern and comfortable. No issues with noise from neighboring rooms, buildings, or streets. Hotel bar has an interesting design and is comfortable for a drink. Hotel breakfast is fine -- nothing memorable, but it meets expectations. Hotel staff was helpful with restaurants and such; they also helped me to get a tennis court reservation at a public facility.

My only gripe about this place is that it's a bit out of the way if you like to walk around. The main tourist streets / sights are a decent walk away. We ended up taking taxis about half the time, but luckily in Barcelona taxis aren't too expensive.

Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I'd stay here again without much thought. The location is less than 2 blocks from Hospital Clinic metro station (route L5) and with Barcelona's excellent public transport you're just minutes away from far more than I had time to see. The staff was very friendly and helpful and my stay was very comfortable. I'm posting this review from my room; the site has good free wi-fi coverage though it can become rather slow. They could use a faster circuit.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Stayed 3 nights here, location is not central or close to Las Ramblas, but metro station nearby. It was only a few metro stops to Camp Nou, so it was easy for us when we went to watch the game. Reception desks are pretty helpful, they booked our taxi to the airport the day , went smoothly. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Really like the heating bar in the bathroom, good for drying socks and thin apparels. Overall, I would recommend.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We went as a family to this hotel and city. It really is a fab hotel great rooms,service,clean,staff friendly and helpful close to metro and all attractions. Stayed here for 4 nights would come back to stay here for sure... The gym was a bonus.. No pool or restaurant but they do do snacks..

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Short trip in BCN. I stayed at U232 Hotel which is very nice decorated, the reception and breakfast staff are very nice and polite. The hotel is in the middle of a nice upcoming area. The metro is a short walk away and also the bus stop from the airport, stop URGELL is about a 17 minute walk. Note that if you take the bus to and from airport, on your way back to airport you need to go a block down to catch the bus.The streets in BCN have one direction. The return bus fare costed me 9,00 euro a bargain. And if you decide that you have the stamina you can walk almost every where. A short cab drive from the old city to the hotel will cost you 3.75 euro.
I decided to take a bus tour of the city. They have 2 rates one day 27,00 euro and 2 days 31,00 euro with discount from the hotel. You need 2 days to see most things. Red route goes via the sea side and museums and the Blue route i found more interesting. The reason why i know all these things is because the hotel staff from u232 told me.
Enjoy BCN...

Room Tip: stay at room 204 and had a private balcony
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Comte d'Urgell 232, 08036 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Nunez Urgell Hotel)
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#26 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#27 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#29 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#53 Family Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — U232 Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel U232 is located within the shopping and business zone of Plaza Francesc Macià, nestled between Avenida Diagonal and Paseo de Gracia. Easily accessible from all parts of the city, the hotel is just steps away from notable sites like Hospital Clinic and Camp Nou.The hotel offers 102 fully equipped rooms, including triple and family rooms, and an exclusive Top Room with private terrace. U232 also offers guests access to two meeting rooms, a fitness center, business center with complimentary Internet access, and a peaceful terrace-solarium. ... more   less 
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