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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
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

This hotel has a fantastic location, with walking distance to the rambla, gothic quarter, harbor, placa de gracia etc. But: with a hotel as expensive as this, one expects quality. Our room was small, but okay. The staff was great and helpful. The roof pool...More

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

Dear Customer; Please acept our apologies if you do not like our gym, I agree you about the size of course is not a big gym but please understand that is a free service we have at the Hotel. On the other hand I would...More

Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

We recently stayed at this very impressive hotel. It is in a great location for exploring the city, just outside paral-lel metro station. Staff were all really friendly and professional. We had the breakfast buffet which was superb. The quality of food was excellent and...More

Thank Scamp88
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 20 November 2014

Dear Sirs; Thanks for your review, Bets regards,

Reviewed 15 August 2014

Arrived at Barcelona Universal Hotel very early in the am after a flight in from Paris. We took the rail station from the airport to the rail line to the city. Very easy to navigate. There was a band on the train that played "hit...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Service is Spain is decreasing, years after years, it is well known. This will NOT be the case if you decide to stay at Barcelona Universal Hotel (Para-lel). There are the main points that attracted my attention: The +: * location just in front of...More

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

Dear Sirs; Thank you about your comments, I will take care personally about items on breakfast. Thank you again and best regards,

Reviewed 14 August 2014

I stayed here August 10-13, 2014. Location is right outside El Born, and close enough to walk to the beach or the gondola. I had really great service at check-in, the lobby bar was excellent and comofrtable, and the rooftop pool and bar perfect for...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$ 145 - US$ 298 (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$ 145 - US$ 298 (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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Dining (46)
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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
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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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