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Barcelona Universal Hotel

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“metro station”(335 reviews)
“las ramblas”(346 reviews)
“great hotel”(336 reviews)
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

We stayed at the Universal for a couple of nights before a cruise and found it to be a very good choice for experiencing Barcelona. Located night next to the metro and walking distance to the port and a long walk or short taxi ride...More

Thank Vredenburgh
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Hotel has good and bad points which is why I gave it an average rating, have a read, weigh up what is important to you and then make your choice: Good Points: Excellent breakfast, suits all the family and all tastes, plentiful and always keep...More

4  Thank Trevor B
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 18 November 2014

Dear Sirs; Thanks for sharing your opinion with us and other posible guests, Best regards.

Reviewed 20 August 2014

Good place to stay if you want to be centrally located without spending a fortune. Clean spacious double rooms. The view is nothing in particular , neither towards the busy but rather ugly street nor towards the shabby backyard but we didn't choose this place...More

Thank Marianne B
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I spent a week in Barcelona and stayed here with my friend for a girlie holiday (we are both in our early 20s). We thought the room and location was great and excellent value for money. The room was spacious and clean and the maids...More

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Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 20 November 2014

Dear Sirs; Thank you for your review and thank you again for comment on the closeness of the metro and different atractions. Best regards,

Reviewed 19 August 2014

Nice hotel, OK walking distance to most of the must see attractions in Barcelona. Good breakfast. The roof pool was alittle small when high seasson. WiFi on our room worked well. We had terrace facing toward the city not the main street outside hotel. So...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 112 - USD 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#70 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 112 - USD 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#70 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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
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Hannah S
11 February 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
10 January 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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Carla M
4 January 2018|
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Response from grantkc88 | Reviewed this property |
The hotel staff recommended the Tosca Palau restaurant. Upscale . Amazing food and service.
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