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Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)

Arago 281, 2nd Fl 1A, 08011 Barcelona Spain
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Welcome to Barcelona City Hotel- Hotel Universal!Barcelona City Hotel is a hotel located in Barcelona center, a few meters away from Passeig de Gracia. Our hotel offers you value for money just two blocks away from the Placa Catalunya, where the Gothic Quarter and the famous Ramblas of Barcelona begin.Enjoy the city and relax in your room with free wifi, flatscreen TV, private bathroom, air-conditioned, heating...
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Free internet
Public wifi
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Catalan, Italian


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
395Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
74Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognized architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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Good location, clean rooms and good basic food. Limited range of dinner options, however they are all well cooked. Breakfast buffet style again limited for my taste, however my family though it was varied and good. Room had no windows with a view, but all 3 beds were proper beds and comfortable. Would use again
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I booked the apartment for several days stays with my children and fully paid this. But just before my travel day the owner sent me the message that apartment is not available (when it was still published on the booking.com but at higher prices!!!). Instead of the apartment with fridge, kitchen ( as I have special needs for food of my children), the proposed me the room in the lousy hotel not equipped with smth to stay with children. Instead of doing something the receptionists of the owner told me that I need to contact booking.com support service, what I'm doing already for two days - but there is NO REPLY and any feedback!! Please be aware of his owner Barcelona City Apartment and Barcelona City Hotels and in general about booking.com service as this is not acceptable that so knowledgeable service was cowering the OWNERS THAT ARE UNFAIR AND CHEATING THE CLIENTS!
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What a lovely hotel. As it was cheap wasn't quite sure what to expect. Very easy to find. Right by metro and train station. Was very clean. Had aircon. A safe is €10 which you get back. All staff are very helpful. The breakfast is simple but enough and very nice. Was able to leave luggage after checking out. Would Def stay again and would recommend. As we only use as a base and sleeping as out all day and eve was perfect for us. Lovely restaurants around area. Was able to walk to many sights.
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Even if my impression about the hotel is not good, we get what we pay for. Now that I’ve experienced this, probably I would pay extra money for a better accommodation. If you receive a room with street view, you experience the noise from the cars all night. It is so loud, chances are that you won’t be able to rest. Staff was very nice, they were able to change the room for us.
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Our stay was very pleasant. The staff was friendly, helpful and always polite. The location is superb, very near to Metro and train station. You can basically walk everywhere from here. The rooms are modest and clean. If you like to spend more time in your hotel room, consider taking some entertainment with you ( books, chrome cast). We had nothing to complain about. Very pleasant stay and great value for money.
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$65 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
universal hotel barcelona
SpainCataloniaProvince of BarcelonaBarcelonaEixample / La Dreta de l'Eixample
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)
Which popular attractions are close to Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)?
Nearby attractions include Casa Batllo (0.1 miles), Passeig de Gracia (0.3 miles), and Casa Milà - La Pedrera (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, breakfast buffet, and a concierge.
Which room amenities are available at Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sato I Tanaka, Lokal Bar, and Patachou.
Is Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal) located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Barcelona.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, and Catalan.
Are there any historical sites close to Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal)?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Basílica de Santa Maria del Mar (1.1 miles), Ciutat Vella (1.0 miles), and Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes (2.7 miles).