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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
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.)25 min drive

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About this area

Barcelona

Hotel Barcelona Universal is located in Downtown Barcelona, a neighborhood in Barcelona, and is in the city center 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
  • Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station - 3 min drive
  • Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • BAR TERRACE — 1 min walk
  • La Prudencia del Raval — 2 min walk
  • Caleuche — 2 min walk
  • Ca l'Isidre — 2 min walk
  • El Jabali — 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 snack bar/deli 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 and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 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
  • 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

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • 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.

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
Free cribs (infant beds)

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

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

Barcelona Hotel Universal
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Hotel Barcelona Universal
Hotel Universal Barcelona
Universal Barcelona
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Barcelona Universal Hotel Catalonia
Barcelona Universal Barcelona
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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 790 out of 1350 reviews
5 - Excellent 59%
Rating 4 - Good. 442 out of 1350 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 70 out of 1350 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 31 out of 1350 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 17 out of 1350 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Heating did not work inside the room. We had to sleep in 1 degree Celcius, using the single-bed blankets provided in the room. Even after complaining several times the heating did not work.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great room. Awesome location
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Big rooms, friendly, helpful and efficient staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Good location. Modern and clean. Excellent breakfast!!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent staff and location
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2021