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    Barcelona Universal Hotel

    Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
    011 34 932 20 39 47
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    31/10/20171/11/2017
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good38%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “metro station” (325 reviews)
    “las ramblas” (337 reviews)
    “great hotel” (325 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Rooftop Bar
    Fitness centre
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 October 2013

    This hotel is great if you are looking for a room for 3 people and/or families. The rooms are spacious and modern, ours had two singles and a very comfy sofa bed, 3 wardrobes, a safe, TV and spacious bathroom with bath & shower. Our...More

    Thank Gwenda G
    Reviewed 27 October 2013

    Great location, short walk from Las Ramblas. Good breakfast, comfortable rooms and very nice mojitos at the poolside bar on the roof. Great value for money too. Lots of little tapas restaurants and cafés around and much quieter than you would think from a hotel...More

    1  Thank EssexDolly213
    Reviewed 24 October 2013

    This was my second stay at this hotel, and aside from some minor irritations, we had an enjoyable time. For the price I don't think it can be beaten. We booked through the hotel's own website and got the early bird discount, only had to...More

    1  Thank Peejdj
    Reviewed 21 October 2013

    We stayed here for a short overnight visit to Barcelona prior to an early flight to the UK the next day. The location of this hotel is great on Avda Paral but not too far up that it’s too far to walk to the Marina,...More

    3  Thank Gazmanchester
    Reviewed 20 October 2013

    We chose this hotel because of its location and we were happy with our choice as you can easily get to anywhere you want to in Barcelona. It's about a 10 minute walk to La Rambla, but there are also a few bars and restaurants...More

    Thank shazza4024
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    About
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    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$ 88 - US$ 258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #36 Family Hotel in Barcelona
    • #38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
    • #67 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
    • #101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 167
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    • Location
    • Spain >
    • Catalonia >
    • Province of Barcelona >
    • Barcelona >
    • El Raval
    • Also Known As
    • Universal Barcelona ,
    • Hotel Barcelona Universal
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    Kunalsm
    13 October 2017|
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    Response from Keri M | Reviewed this property |
    I agree the staff were great, very obliging so I’m sure they would help you in any way they can
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    Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
    Hi we actually walked to camp Nou, a very long walk or if you get the sight seeing bus it stops right outside hop on hop off.As for breakfast we didn't try there as so many wee places down the Ramblas to stop at.Its a great... More
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    Response from craae | Reviewed this property |
    I'm not sure, the would be more appropriate to ask. However there is a small fitness room so I guess the area will be open for access - but most likely with limited service I guess. I hope you will have splendid and... More
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