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Barcelona Universal Hotel

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Cheshunt, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an excellent location from which to see the city. very near a metro station and easy to get to from the airport.It is a clean, modern hotel with many bars and restaurants nearby.We didn't have breakfast in the hotel as we are not big breakfast eaters and preferred to walk and get something while we were out.There are...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

booked through BA on a flight/hotel city break last June. Fantastic price! The hotel is immaculately clean and well presented, staff very helpful and polite. Breakfast is well worth it with vast choice and goes through till 11am they even made us a picnic breakfast as we had a stupid o clock return flight! Great location with plenty around including...

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Fintona, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Upon arrival at the Hotel was greeted with friendly helpful reception staff. The Hotel is modern, clean and has everything possible to make it a memorable stay. The bedroom was huge and was cleaned every day. Fantastic breakfast with great variety. Everything made our stay so enjoyable and would have NO hesitation in recommending this brilliant Hotel.....

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed at this hotel for 5 nights for our anniversary. Firstly this hotel is in a great location!! A 15 min walk to la ramblas, about half an hour to the beach and a couple of minutes away from a metro station. Next door is a lovely restaurant and a 24hr supermarket, which is great for...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have just returned from spending 5 nights in this hotel. Its location is perfect and within walking distances of many attractions/restaurants/bars. The room was beautiful and extremely spacious, the hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The pool on the roof of the hotel was beautiful and ideal. I would not hesitate to stay at this hotel when I...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Barcelona Universal and the reason for this was the polite,friendly & helpful staff, exceptionally clean,modern & comfortable room,easy access to public transport and within a ten minute walk to the Ramblas and other shopping attractions. Our room was a junior suite with a terrace on the ninth floor (room 906) highly recommend this room...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic location, good room, excellent staff, nice roof top sun trap, easy for Las Ramblas and Montjuic. We enjoyed a quick checkin, late checkout, and even a sun trap on the roof terrace. Staff were good including sorting our room issue (booked a double but got a twin). No views from the room and light structural work going on during...

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canvey island
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An excellent hotel in a very good location in Barcelona. Close to the La Ramblas, the Marina and seafront. Would suggest a room be booked on one of the higher floors as the hotel faces a main road and therefore a lot of traffic noise. We booked bed and breakfast and the restaurant for breakfast was excellent with a very...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel is located in the old theatre district and there is not much in the way of entertainment on the street although La Rambla is a short walk away. Metro is near enough on the doorstep of the hotel. Room was spacious but very dark, lighting was poor. The window opened up to a 100 foot drop down and the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Overall our stay was pleasant at the Barcelona Universal Hotel. The hotel staff were really friendly and very accommodating for all our needs. The buffet breakfast was good and had lots of choice for breakfast options. The hotel is in a good location as it is less than a minute walk to the nearest metro station and if you feel...

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Staying in El Raval

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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 forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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 

Additional Information about Barcelona Universal Hotel

Address: Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > El Raval
Price Range: $147 - $396 (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
Hotel Style:
#36 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#55 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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“We asked for a quiet room as it's located on a busy road)”
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“Ask for a city view (whether you get one is another matter) but definitely ask.”
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