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4.2 out of 5

"A great location and wonderful helpful friendly staff especially Denis in the dining area " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 14 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

The breakfast at Hotel Barcelona Universal gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from La Rambla. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Built in 2001, this 4-star hotel has 167 rooms over 10 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a deep-soaking bathtub in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with deep-soaking bathtubs, flat-screen TVs and minibars
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Enjoy pizza and pool views while dining at BAR TERRACE
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre
  • Guests have great things to say about the central location and the breakfast
  • Steps from Sant Pau del Camp and 6 minutes on foot from Refugi 307

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 3 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Privilege

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Barcelona Universal ratings based on 312 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Barcelona Universal

Everyone (82) Couples (125) Business (5) Family (39) Friends (34) Other (4)
5 out of 5
A great location and wonderful helpful friendly staff especially Denis in the dining area

Posted by , from Stoke on Trent on 14 Feb 2020

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5 out of 5
Great hotel hardly recommend very nice staff and helpful. Service was great food was good . Value and money wise excellent.

Posted by on 16 Dec 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Oct 2019

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5 out of 5
Great location with excellent staff. Breakfasts were very good with a good selection.

Posted by on 19 Jun 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 6 May 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 May 2019

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3 out of 5
Next to metro, restaurants and takeaways opposite, shops & theater, only a 15 minute walk to the port if you dont like using public transport

Posted by on 20 Apr 2019

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4 out of 5
Good Location very good near the beach not far from La Rambla

Posted by on 5 Apr 2019

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4 out of 5
Pleasant hotel -good breakfast not matched by the poor evening menu.Located close to the metro but not in the best part of the city centre

Posted by on 20 Dec 2018

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Oct 2018

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Property Features

Hotel Barcelona Universal offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business centre and a meeting room. Event space at this hotel measures 0 square feet (0 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A rooftop terrace, a library, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Barcelona Universal. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Barcelona hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 167 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 0 sq ft of conference space
  • 0 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2001
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) (16.1 km / 10 mi)
  • Train station: Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station (2.2 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Parc de Montjuic Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Barcelona Universal offers 167 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath, bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Deep-soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

BAR TERRACE – Overlooking the pool, this rooftop bar specialises in pizza and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

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

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Please note: this property is located in the city's Low Emission Zone; only low-emission vehicles are permitted to enter. Guests with foreign license plates must register their vehicle with the city in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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 advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • One child stays free
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property Registry Number – HB-004114
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guests' stays 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: EUR 100 per stay
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.87 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 17 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 26 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • The seasonal pool will open in January and close in December.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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