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Barcelona Universal Hotel

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2013

This was a very good value hotel- modern, comfortable with very good service. Was excellent as a base for exploring Barcelona for our 3 night break. Particularly good that one of the rooms was a spacious triple room which was great for our teenage/twenties kids to use. Great roof top area for sitting in the sunshine we had this week-...

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2Thank Allan W
Reviewed 30 October 2013

we stayed in this hotel for 3 nights, it was very clean and spacious. The hotel is based on the main road and yes there is a lot of noise but you are in the middle of a city which is what you would expect. the pool is small but due to the time of year and time we was...

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1Thank laurenchrisantony
Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 29 October 2013

This Hotel says it's a 4 star but I would never rate it as such. The front desk help were not "helpful" when we checked in. Also when we finally made it to the room it was the smallest room one could imagine. Two of the lamps didn't work and the TV didn't either until someone came and worked on...

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3Thank Michael S
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Hotel well situated to use public transport to explore Barcelona Good selection of cafes and restuarants closeby.Hotel amenities are of a good standard,though restuarant is relatively small and gets very busy at breakfast time. Hotel staff very helpful providing information on the city and ther best methods of travel

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1Thank Bill E
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Let me say the positives. Very friendly staff, spotless housekeeping, nice bathrooms, comfortable bed and a neat little roof top pool area and small area for laying in the sun or reading. Very convenient location for walking to La Ramblas, the waterfront or to catch the Metro anywhere. We had four rooms and the rate for eight days was excellent....

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1Thank George B
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2013

This hotel is great if you are looking for a room for 3 people and/or families. The rooms are spacious and modern, ours had two singles and a very comfy sofa bed, 3 wardrobes, a safe, TV and spacious bathroom with bath & shower. Our room was spotlessly clean as was every area of the hotel. There are 3 lifts...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Great location, short walk from Las Ramblas. Good breakfast, comfortable rooms and very nice mojitos at the poolside bar on the roof. Great value for money too. Lots of little tapas restaurants and cafés around and much quieter than you would think from a hotel on a main road.

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1Thank EssexDolly213
Wirral
Reviewed 24 October 2013

This was my second stay at this hotel, and aside from some minor irritations, we had an enjoyable time. For the price I don't think it can be beaten. We booked through the hotel's own website and got the early bird discount, only had to pay one night's deposit and got breakfast and a bottle of cava thrown in. All...

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1Thank Peejdj
manchester
Reviewed 21 October 2013

We stayed here for a short overnight visit to Barcelona prior to an early flight to the UK the next day. The location of this hotel is great on Avda Paral but not too far up that it’s too far to walk to the Marina, Las Ramblas and the beach etc. The hotel itself was of a very high standard...

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3Thank Gazmanchester
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We chose this hotel because of its location and we were happy with our choice as you can easily get to anywhere you want to in Barcelona. It's about a 10 minute walk to La Rambla, but there are also a few bars and restaurants along the street. We went to Los Cachitos on our last night in Barcelona (which...

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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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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • 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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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: RM691 - RM1,624 (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
#56 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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“We had 8 rooms in all and they were all lovely, some views better than others but all good standard.”
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“We overlooked the main street and it was fine.”
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