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Overview of Hotel Barcelona Universal

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Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
9,403 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant

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What's nearby

Popular LocationSant Pau del Camp3 min walk
Popular LocationRefugi 3076 min walk
RestaurantCerveseria Pepe1 min walk
RestaurantPizzeria Torras1 min walk
AirportBarcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.)20 min drive

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  • Standard Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Triple Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 34 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Privilege

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Superior

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Barcelona

Located in Barcelona's Ciutat Vella neighbourhood, Hotel Barcelona Universal is in the city centre and near the beach. Refugi 307 and Joan Miro Foundation are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Columbus Monument and Raval Cat. Consider Parc del Forum for a night out, and don't miss Barcelona Aquarium, a top local attraction. Practise your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as skydiving in the area. Our guests love the hotel's central location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sant Pau del Camp - 3 min walk
  • Refugi 307 - 6 min walk
  • Raval Cat - 8 min walk
  • Palau Guell - 9 min walk
  • La Rambla - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Parc de Montjuic Station - 1 min walk
  • Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station - 3 min drive
  • Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • BAR TERRACE — 1 min walk
  • Cerveseria Pepe - 1 min walk
  • Pizzeria Torras - 1 min walk
  • A la Turca - 1 min walk
  • Bar Cerveceria Pepe 2 - 1 min walk

About this property

Hotel Barcelona Universal

4-star Barcelona hotel in Ciutat Vella, walk to Palau Guell
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 167 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and minibars. Guests can enjoy deep soaking bathtubs, and other standard amenities include room service (during limited hours), coffee/tea makers and flat-screen TVs.
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.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

Self parking: EUR 26 per day

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: EUR 17 per person
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Room service available
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

Fitness centre
Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Library

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

Catalan
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Business services

24-hour business centre
1 meeting room
Computer station
Conference space

Outdoors

Pool sunloungers
Rooftop terrace

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.
Accessible bathroom
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

Bidet
Deep-soaking bathtub
Eco-friendly toiletries
Hairdryer
Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

32-inch flat-screen TV
Digital channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Minibar

More

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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and 2 AM

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 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.

Pets

Pets not allowed

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)

Payment types

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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 1.87 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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property 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

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 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.
Property registration number HB-004114

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the 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

Hotel Barcelona Universal
Hotel Universal
Barcelona Universal
Universal Barcelona
Barcelona Universal Hotel Catalonia

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Barcelona Universal and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Barcelona Universal offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Barcelona Universal cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Hotel Barcelona Universal have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hotel Barcelona Universal?
Self-parking is available for EUR 26 per day.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 2 AM.
What time is check-out at Hotel Barcelona Universal?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Ciutat Vella, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sant Pau del Camp, Refugi 307 and Raval Cat. Columbus Monument and Joan Miro Foundation are also within 1 mi (2 km). Parc de Montjuic Station and Paral-lel Station are within a 2-minute walk.

Guest reviews

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
4,690
4 - Good
3,882
3 - Okay
609
2 - Mediocre
152
1 - Poor
70
4.6
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

2/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

The property itself was very nice in a great location. However, when my son had to leave early due to corona virus and borders closing, the hotel refused to refund his last two nights. Bad business.

Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Room was ok , neede little bit of tlc, lack of information at the desk regarding covid19, just had letters posted under door , restaurant was expensive for what you got and food was warm at best .

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Everything was as expected. Service was prompt. The staff was very helpful.

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Good location, great staff.good breakfast. Nice room

Stayed 6 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The location is excellent and is very close to metro station, (Paral-ell). The superior room we booked was air conditioned, reasonable size and had safe, enough storage and clean bathroom.WE did not use the restaurant in the hotel so unable to comment.

Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020