Hotel Barcelona Universal

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Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Overview of Hotel Barcelona Universal

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Hotel Barcelona Universal

4.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
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Del Paral.lel, Del 76-78, Barcelona, 08001

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLa Rambla9 min walk
  • Popular LocationBarcelona Cathedral17 min walk
  • Popular LocationPlaca de Catalunya18 min walk
  • AirportBarcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.)24 min drive

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About this area

Barcelona

Hotel Barcelona Universal is located in Downtown Barcelona, a neighborhood in Barcelona, and is near a metro station and near the beach. Refugi 307 and Joan Miro Foundation are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Raval Cat and Columbus Monument. Check out an event or a game at Camp Nou, and consider making time for Barcelona Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed. Practice your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as skydiving in the area. Guests love the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Sant Pau del Camp - 3 min walk
  • Refugi 307 - 6 min walk
  • La Rambla - 9 min walk
  • Barcelona Cathedral - 17 min walk
  • Placa de Catalunya - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Parc de Montjuic Station - 1 min walk
  • Plaça de Catalunya Station - 4 min drive
  • Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) - 23 min drive

Restaurants

  • La Prudencia del Raval - 2 min walk
  • Caleuche - 2 min walk
  • Ca l'Isidre - 2 min walk
  • El Jabali - 3 min walk
  • Espanyol - 3 min walk

About this property

Hotel Barcelona Universal

4-star Barcelona hotel in Downtown Barcelona, walk to La Rambla
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and a fitness center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a rooftop terrace are onsite. All 167 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and minibars. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include room service, coffee makers, and flat-screen TVs.
Hotel Barcelona Universal offers 167 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Barcelona hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (EUR 26 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: EUR 17 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Hosted evening meal available daily for a fee of EUR 20

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Catalan
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (646 square feet)
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Pool sun loungers
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Restaurants on site

  • THE WOLF
  • TERRACE BAR

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Mini-fridge
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 2 AM

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property is located in the city's Low Emission Zone; only low-emission vehicles are permitted to enter. Guests with non-Spanish license plates must register their vehicle with the city in advance.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities will be closed during January, February, March, November, and December:
  • Bar/Lounge

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: EUR 100 per stay
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3.80 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 17 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 26 per day
  • Hosted evening meal: EUR 20

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1000, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from January to December
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

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Hotel Universal Barcelona
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Barcelona Universal Hotel Catalonia
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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 619 out of 1043 reviews
5 - Excellent 59%
Rating 4 - Good. 329 out of 1043 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 54 out of 1043 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 27 out of 1043 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 1043 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.2/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Carlos on the night shift was awesome EXCELLENT customer service 👏.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Good
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The Hotel Barcelona Universal did everything right! Upon arrival, I was offered a better room than what I had originally paid for and they added breakfast as a bonus. I was wowed! Friendly staff and delicious breakfast buffet. Also, the Hotel is near a Metro station and a Taxy stop.
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2022

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I did not like being above the kitchen. Constant noise til 10 pm. The hotel was full and no place to move
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very near to tourist attractions. Metro station a few steps away
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022