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Barcelona Universal Hotel

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“metro station”(330 reviews)
“las ramblas”(351 reviews)
“great hotel”(341 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

The hotel is approximately 15 minutes walk from the beach and 10 minutes from La Rambla, but with a metro station literally outside the hotel and several bus stops within 100 yards it was far easier to use public transport to get around. Our room...More

2  Thank menton84
Reviewed July 30, 2013

We got a nice surprice when checking in at this hotel. Standard rooms by hotels.com = large suite with own balcony. Large clean room. Nice roof top solarium + small pool for a quck refresh. Underground station just outside the front door. Walking distance to...More

1  Thank Fahlvik
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Hotel Barcelona Universal De un, ne jamais demander pour des infos, restaurants etc... faites le contraire. On voulait manger une bonne paella et on nous a envoyé à deux reprises dans des restaurants de bas niveaux. Si vous voulez manger des fruits de mer, paella,...More

2  Thank meico
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded September 19, 2013

Thank you for choosing us for your stay in Barcelona, we welcome your visit has been good and we valued your opinion. Our trainned staff takes great effort in maintaining the standards of our service and making mistakes helps us learn from them. Therefore it...More

Reviewed July 29, 2013

This hotel should be perfect as it's location is great, it is clean, the staff are extremely helpful and friendly and the breakfast was more than adequate. However we were only staying for 3 nights and after a rather late night the first night had...More

1  Thank Ceels123
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded September 19, 2013

For us it is a challenge trying to improve every day. I would like to thank you personally for the time spent writing to us, as well as for choosing our hotel for your stay in the city. Thank you very much.

Reviewed July 28, 2013

This hotel was just perfect. Location was a ten minute walk to Las Ramblas. Local bus stop across the street and metro stop on the corner. Staff was wonderful and room was really nice. Breakfast served in morning quite adequate. Rooftop pool was added bonus....More

2  Thank Meema41
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Center with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$145 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#68 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$145 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#68 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Nearby
El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this
gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an
excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic
spots in the entire city. A sense of humble
authenticity protrudes from the many independent
record stores, second hand shops, and student bars
that seem to light up the streets day and night. The
rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day
...More
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Angela C
March 14, 2018|
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Response from 66Seahorse66 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a safe.
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Hannah S
February 10, 2018|
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Response from TonOfHats | Reviewed this property |
It was open during our stay even though online it said the pool was only open during the summer months, which is probably due to the fact it isn’t heated.
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Trisha B
January 9, 2018|
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Response from ultrapremium | Reviewed this property |
Dear Mr Elias, First of all, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your next stay in Barcelona! Inform you that all the rooms have mini refrigerators , but do not expect is going to be cold as a... More
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"Can be very noisy facing the street side. traffic noise 24/7, also driunken/shouting/chanting in street well..."
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"The rooms we had on the 2nd floor 219-221 all had an outdoor area"
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"Maybe top floor"
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"Avoid rooms overlooking the main road, although the alternative is no view at all."
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