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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)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

I want to preface by saying that I have been in many hotels in North America and China, but never in Europe until I went to Barcelona, so I can't compare this to other European hotels. In the past, of my top 2 hotels would...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

This ticked all of boxes. Fantastic location, fantastic room and amazingly helpful staff who couldn't help enough. Fab roof top view from our room which was immaculately clean and tidy. Every day it was serviced and left spotless. No tea or coffee in our room...More

1  Thank Tintedlove
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 26 June 2014

For us it is a challenge trying to improve every day. I would like to thank you personally for the time spent writing to us, as well as for choosing our hotel for your stay in the city. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 18 June 2014

Thanks to all the staff at the Universal-------super friendly and helpful. Rooms cleaned and beds made every day----and clean towels. Great beds. Spotless modern bathroom. Great air-con. Breakfast was a feast. Ten minute walk to the Ramblas. One minute to metro. Great bar two minutes...More

Thank Timothy S
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 26 June 2014

Continuous improvements in the quality of our facilities and the service provided are our top priorities. Your feedback helps us continue maintaining the facilities in line with the service. Thank you. We are very pleased by you choosing us for your stay and the fact...More

Reviewed 18 June 2014

This hotel is in a good location with a train station a short distance away. The bed was very comfortable and thr amenities good. There are lots of eateries close by for breakfast and dinner. The hotel is close walking distance to La Ramblas but...More

1  Thank elgor
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 2 July 2014

First of all let me thank you for the confidence you placed in our hotel. Thank you very much for your comments which will help us improve our work performance. With your permission I will pass them on to the staff to share them in...More

Reviewed 17 June 2014

My daughter and I had a lovely long weekend break here and could not fault the service or cleanliness at all. All the staff working at reception were friendly, helpful, and couldn't do enough for you. The guy who checked us in went through all...More

2  Thank Theresa M
Response from RobertoCifuentes, Director General at Barcelona Universal HotelResponded 2 July 2014

Dear Customer; Thanks for sharing your opinion with us and other guests, I disagree with the comment that out prices are different at the bar paying in cash or charging it on your bill room, prices are totally the same. Anyway please check the prices...More

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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$ 136 - US$ 267 (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$ 136 - US$ 267 (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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Nearby
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
...More
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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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Room Tips
"Opt for higher floors"
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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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