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Barcelona Universal Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent location, excellent hotel, staff, rooms & restaurant. All very friendly helpful and hospitable. Easy to walk through to Las Rambles and Gothico and harbour. Would definately be my first choice to come back again.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent three nights at the Barcelona Universal Hotel. Hotel was easy to reach from the airport - metro L9 to Zona Universitaria and then L3 to Paral-lel - hotel is just outside the metro exit. We stayed in room 220 which is at the back of the hotel so we didn't notice any traffic noise. Room size was adequate, breakfast... More 

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Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel matched the expectations I had. We asked for a high level room with a view and were not disappointed, room 819 allowed us to see Sagrada, the Cathedral and a lovely view over the rooftops of Barcelona. Quiet room. Huge bed and very comfortable, clean room. Bathrooms are a good size and are well stocked with toiletries. Large... More 

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel with perfect location! Reception was fabulous and their service was efficient! would defenatly go back again. only one thing the breakfast needs improvment as it is the same everyday...

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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Superb location and accommodation, staff extremely polite and helpful, definitely would stay here again.Breakfast was amazing and the selection was great,. The outdoor terrace on the roof was great to relax on , and the Metro stop was right outside the door

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights, room was clean and had everythink we needed for our short stay, close to las ramblas,breakfast was enough to get the day started we walked everwhere,we visited ice bar barcelona, fira de santa lucia xmas market, sagrada familia, casa batillo the cathedral,and enjoyed a nice meal at the hard rock cafe , enjoyed plenty... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Large rooms with a king size bed, roomy shower things you don`t usually find in Europe.Steps to an easy to use subway. which will get you anywhere in the city. A ten minute walk to la rambla. The staff speak English and were very helpful. I can wholeheartedly recommend this hotel.

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Tirana, Albania
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

the main reason I'm rating this hotel is because of the cleanes. the bed sheets are very clean, the bathroom is very clean and they do the room every day. they change the towels regularly. as for location I'd recommend you buy a subway ticket for your whole amount of days you're planing to stay in Barcelona because it is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to Barcelona many times, and never had a hotel to complain about. This hotel was noisey, both at street end or the back. I could not sleep well at all. The service is poor, even at the entrance, you were never well received or helped with luggage etc...everything had to be asked for. We changed rooms twice... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dark and gloomy hotel situated at a street with heavy traffic. No good restaurant nearby. The breakfast was poor - not near the photos shown at the web. Expensive and not worth the money. The service was OK though.

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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
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  • Minibar
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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 

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: ₹ 5,591 - ₹ 16,228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelona Universal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 167
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Universal Barcelona
Hotel Barcelona Universal
Hotel Style:
#36 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#51 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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“Rooms at the back of the hotel will be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 127emyrj, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“High level”
 of 5 bubbles 236lindag236, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Do not face the street, the rooms are not well insulated from noise.”
 of 5 bubbles pombo12, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the main street as it gets very noisy if you have the windows open”
 of 5 bubbles jakobj, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Back is quieter, and from 7th to 9th floors have great view over city”
 of 5 bubbles Y3048NPdavids, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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