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Barcelona Universal Hotel

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“metro station”(330 reviews)
“las ramblas”(351 reviews)
“great hotel”(341 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

Spent a week at the Barcelona Universal Hotel in August 2014. Location was perfect 10 mins from La Rambla, walking distance from the Magic fountain at Espanya and with the L3 metro line just outside the hotel. The staff were very helpful in describing how...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2014

5 days in this hotel in august 2014. good location close to the metro station and 10 minute walk to "la Rambla", even if the area is not so interesting. our "first" room on the street side was very noisy. We moved to a smaller...More

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Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 18 November 2014

Dear Sirs; I am very sorry about yor experience, I will take care about your writing and I will share your opinion with all the staff in order to imporve our service. Sorry again, please accept our apologies Yours sincerely

Reviewed 23 August 2014

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a 3-night stay here, and would recommend it as a very good base from which to explore the city. Our room was clean, modern and comfortable, and provided for an undisturbed night's sleep. The reception staff were friendly and helpful,...More

1  Thank PuckleProf3
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 17 November 2014

Dear Customer; Thank you very much, Best regards,

Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a week. The hotel is located really well for exploring the city: there is a metro stop right outside the hotel which makes travel around the city really easy. The rooms are modern and clean. There are a...More

1  Thank Jessica J
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 18 November 2014

Dear Customer; Thank you very much, Regards,

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

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About
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
Details
Price range
US$142 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#68 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$142 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#68 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this
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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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Angela C
15 March 2018|
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Response from 66Seahorse66 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a safe.
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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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"Can be very noisy facing the street side. traffic noise 24/7, also driunken/shouting/chanting in street well..."
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"The rooms we had on the 2nd floor 219-221 all had an outdoor area"
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"Maybe top floor"
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"Avoid rooms overlooking the main road, although the alternative is no view at all."
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