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Barcelona Universal Hotel

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Huddersfield
Reviewed yesterday NEW

On arrival, we were greeted by friendly reception staff, who gave us lots of great advice on where to eat out on an evening,before heading to our room. The room was spacious, clean and had everything we needed and it was spotlessly cleaned daily. Possibly the comfiest hotel bed we have every slept in! The rooftop pool and gym would...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't mind this hotel, location was awesome front desk staff were very helpful. Rooms were nice, I wasn't thrilled that they gave us two twin beds when they knew we were on our honeymoon. The dinning room manager was very nice and helpful and also spoke some English. If you are heading to the cruise port this is the...

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london
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for three nights from 17th February easy, quick check in. Wonderful large room with plenty of wardrobe space and room to move around. Lovely bathroom with great power shower. Very clean. It was our first time in Barcelona and the guy on reception (sorry didn't get he's name) was very helpful with where to go and what to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 7 nights (708). Location is spot on . Breakfast buffet is decent value, there's not really much service in restaurant but staff around are fine. Toaster is very annoying. Reception staff mixed reviews, one man very helpful and knowledgable but others gave us wrong information that caused us hassle. Hotel a bit run down in places,...

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Kingswinford
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good location, can't be blamed for porn cinema close. Great staff helped us book restaurants, great bar and balcony, rooms are really well designed, better lighting and layout than normal. Bathroom was superb. Overpriced mini bar as all hotels make the same silly approach so didn't use it. 3.30 Euro for small packets of crisps. My max would be 2.

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Cheshunt, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an excellent location from which to see the city. very near a metro station and easy to get to from the airport.It is a clean, modern hotel with many bars and restaurants nearby.We didn't have breakfast in the hotel as we are not big breakfast eaters and preferred to walk and get something while we were out.There are...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

booked through BA on a flight/hotel city break last June. Fantastic price! The hotel is immaculately clean and well presented, staff very helpful and polite. Breakfast is well worth it with vast choice and goes through till 11am they even made us a picnic breakfast as we had a stupid o clock return flight! Great location with plenty around including...

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Fintona, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Upon arrival at the Hotel was greeted with friendly helpful reception staff. The Hotel is modern, clean and has everything possible to make it a memorable stay. The bedroom was huge and was cleaned every day. Fantastic breakfast with great variety. Everything made our stay so enjoyable and would have NO hesitation in recommending this brilliant Hotel.....

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed at this hotel for 5 nights for our anniversary. Firstly this hotel is in a great location!! A 15 min walk to la ramblas, about half an hour to the beach and a couple of minutes away from a metro station. Next door is a lovely restaurant and a 24hr supermarket, which is great for...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have just returned from spending 5 nights in this hotel. Its location is perfect and within walking distances of many attractions/restaurants/bars. The room was beautiful and extremely spacious, the hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The pool on the roof of the hotel was beautiful and ideal. I would not hesitate to stay at this hotel when I...

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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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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: £92 - £247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelona Universal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 167
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Also Known As:
Universal Barcelona
Hotel Barcelona Universal
Barcelona Universal Hotel Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#36 Family Hotel in Barcelona
#38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#55 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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