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Barcelona Universal Hotel

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“metro station”(332 reviews)
“las ramblas”(353 reviews)
“great hotel”(347 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
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Special Price: 25% off room rate
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Special Price: 25% off room rate
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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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Reviewed 18 August 2014

We booked the early bird deal in February for our planned trip in July. We apparently got a 25% discount but also included free breakfasts and complimentary bottle of Cava on arrival. When we arrived we were told we could ask for the Cava whenever,...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2014

We stayed here 1-5 July 2014…3 person room ….spacious and very well appointed .Staff from top management,Reception to Concierges could not have been more helpful re excellent restaurants locally and trips/excursions….in fact they were superb hosts throughout . Room service was a bit spotty but...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Hotel is clean and convenient. Unfortunately, when i checked in, a female staff is exceptionally impolite to Asian travelers. She was unwilling to explain and help, sometimes ignoring me. But other male staff are different, they are pleasant and nice.More

1  Thank Kathy C
Response from manageruniversal, Gerente at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 18 August 2014

I have been speaking to the female employee who you say she was not polite because you were Asian. First of all I think this comment is racist and not fair to be published in your comment. The real situation, as this employee and the...More

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

1  Thank dennelynn
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

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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
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 134 - US$ 263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#71 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 134 - US$ 263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#71 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 DaJo_1966 | Reviewed this property |
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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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"We had a room with an exterior view"
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"Excellent location for tourists and visitors!"
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"The rooms on the lower level at the front of the hotel can be noisy - ask for a room higher up and/or not..."
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"Room 720 is quiet and away from lifts."
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