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Barcelona Universal Hotel

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Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona Spain See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews metro station las ramblas great hotel rooftop pool paral lel minute walk good size stayed here for nights triple room pick pockets small pool main road busy road reception staff excellent location booked this hotel short break
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The room was very dark with almost no daylight and foiled window. You never know what time of the day it is. The view out of the window was very ugly and depressing intoa "shaft with a plexiglas on top". You couldn´t see the sky...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this hotel is amazing. Our room was really fancy, we had a balconies but i did notice most of the rooms didn't have a balcony. It was extremely clean and very comfortable. All the staff where very attentive andbfriendly at this hotel. For example,...More

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Walking along the street before walking in, I did wonder what we would find, but I was more than pleasantly surprised. The staff service, the decor, the rooms, the breakfast and the roof top terrace with it's nice little touches of cocktail lessons, a pool,...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This hotel is fabulous. From the outside it can be a bit deceiving, but once you enter it all changes. The hotel is spotlessly clean with friendly staff. Rooms are spacious with tea and coffee, peanuts, crisps and a grudge full of drinks. The breakfast...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just returned from a weeks stay here, this hotel is great the staff are extremely welcoming and helpful, the location is ideal for all the main attractions, whether you walk or use the Metro which is just outside the door, rooftop bar is great to...More

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About
Description
Strategically located just a five-minute walk from Las Ramblas, Hotel Barcelona Universal grants its guests easy access to all parts of the city. Metro lines 2 and 3 stop just outside the main entrance, at More “Paral·lel,” and nearby buses can take you to the beaches of Barcelona, Park Güell, and anywhere in between. A stroll from our hotel near Las Ramblas will take you to some of Barcelona’s favorite tourist attractions.Hotel opened in 2001 and renewed in 2011.Hotel Barcelona Universal has 167 rooms, each equipped with free Wi-Fi Internet. Three “Barcelona Skyline Suites” feature a Jacuzzi and private terrace. Families and larger groups may be accommodated in triple or superior rooms. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
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Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
167
Price range
US$94 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Universal Barcelona
,
Hotel Barcelona Universal
Location
Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
167
Price range
US$94 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Universal Barcelona
,
Hotel Barcelona Universal
Location
Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
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Traveller (1,357)
Room & Suite (738)
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Dining (47)
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Family and Play Areas (34)
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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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Questions & Answers
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Mole09
8 October 2018|
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Response from lucrecevanhamme | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emma - according to my experience it is not cheaper since you go to the barcelona sites anyway - whether you go to Sagrada familia, to Parc Guell or any other attraction, you go to their official site. It is adviseable... More
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kendra m
18 September 2018|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
It's around 20minutes from where we stayed.
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Room Tips
"the higher floors at the back are quieter i believe."
pamw624
3 days ago
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"8th floor has the prestige rooms with better views"
Raymondo111
4 weeks ago
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"Ask for a hotel on the first floor -- those are the newest."
laurapY6834WL
4 Sep 2018
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"8th floor with a view on El Paral.lel Avenue"
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29 Aug 2018
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