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Barcelona Universal Hotel

PricelineUS$153*
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#75 of 514 Hotels in Barcelona
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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We stayed at the Barcelona Universal just prior to Christmas, having previously stayed back in 2005. The hotel is in a great location; only a 10-15 minute walk from La Rambla, Montjuic (1992 Olympic venues), Magic Fountains at the Palau Nacionale, Port Vell etc. The Paral.lel Metro station is also right outside (the Montjuic Funicular Railway also leaves from Paral.lel)....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We booked last minute to this hotel and cannot complain. It was a 10 minute stroll to la rambla and central to all other touristy bits. We didn't use the metro but there is a stop right outside. The room was nicely decorated and spotlessly clean. On the 5th floor overlooking the main road there was some traffic noise at...

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skelmersdale
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We booked a 3 night stay in this hotel and the day before arrival I emailed them and requested we have a terrace to sit out on if we were lucky enough to have some spanish sunshine. On arrival the receptionist was very friendly and efficient, check-in was quick, which you want on holiday so you can unpack and go...

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1Thank Sharon H
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

A great hotel, big rooms and good sized bathroom. Service was good. Location was amazing. Walking distance to most of the main attractions. The views from the 10th floor are amazing. I would stay here again.

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 3 January 2014

The location of hotel is righ next to La Rambla. Staff is excllent andwill give you some local tips about barcelonawhich could be very helpful. The only thing that makes itnot that good is wi-fi internet service that breks up every 10 - 15 minutes.

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Reviewed 29 December 2013

We stayed for one night before and after taking a cruise from Barcelona. The rooms are very big and the included breakfast is buffet, also nice. The hotel is half a block away from a subway station an quite close to Las Ramblas. Definitely recommend it.

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1Thank HJUC
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Short walk to Las Ramblas. Took the subway to Nou Camp. Bought tickets at an "official" FC Barcelona store down the street from the hotel and paid face value for 4 tickets. Soccer game was a great experience. The hotel is exactly as shown in the pictures and very clean. There is a great bakery a few blocks down the...

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2Thank Anita S
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Stayed here for five nights in July with the better half. The room was a good size. Bathroom was really nice and great power shower!!! Room had a few mark on the floor which I wasn't expecting given the price paid but I do understand Barcelona hotel aren't that cheap. Great location.

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1Thank Robbiej4syth
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Great location, with a rooftop pool and great views over the city. Ten minute walk from Las Ramblas. There's a metro station about ten stops from the front door with direct trains to the Nou Camp and Place de Catalunya (2 euro per journey). Room was a good size, and very modern. Breakfast was ok - plenty of choice but...

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1Thank 123Lotusflower123
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Stayed in nov for 3 nights. Great location, staff on the front desk were very helpful when we asked which areas were nice to visit on an evening. nice big room with sitting area separate worth paying extra and breakfast was ok not the best. Definitely would stay here again.

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 “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. ... more   less 

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Address: Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: €134 - €337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelona Universal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 167
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Also Known As:
Universal Barcelona
Hotel Barcelona Universal
Barcelona Universal Hotel Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#36 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#58 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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“our room was upgraded to a superior which was lovely. not sure what the standard room would be like”
, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a higher level.”
pumpkinmum, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Like previous reviewers comments, bear in mind it is on a busy main road, so if a light sleeper ask for high floor or room at the back.”
Javinny, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“On a busy main road, so if light sleeper ask for high floor or room at the back.”
Kar0nA, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“go for a room with a view and the bigger bed and bigger sq footage”
991iaind, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
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