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    Barcelona Universal Hotel

    Avda Paral.lel 76-80, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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    Reviewed today

    Hotel Universal is a lovely hotel with lovely staff. Went for a few days and had no problems! The food and wine in the hotel restaurant was delicious too! We had a terrace room which was really nice too.

    Thank 20fdavies
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    When we come back to Barcelona, we are coming here! This place had the best and most helpful staff. The rooms were modern and comfortable. It's in a central location which made it easy to take the metro and/or get a taxi or even better,...More

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    1  Thank CarolinaOtter
    Reviewed 3 days ago
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    Nous venons de séjourner à cet hôtel et nous avons été très satisfaits. Le service est excellent, que ce soit...More

    Thank Sonia_Quebec_Canada
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Just returned from a short break at the hotel Barcelona Universal, it was excellent! The rooms were spacious, staff were friendly and helpful and the food was great. The roof top pool and bar are lovely and staff couldn't do enough for us, we also...More

    Thank Jackie B
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
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    ホテルは確かにパラレル駅から近いですが降り出口を反対側に間違えて遠回りして迷いました。マクドナルドの通り前にあります。チ...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • US$157 - US$368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #36 Family Hotel in Barcelona
    • #38 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
    • #57 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
    • #101 Business Hotel in Barcelona
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    cpower80
    is there an iron in room
    26 March 2017|
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    Response from Roger_Llado | Property representative |
    Dear Cpower80, There are not irons in the room. But the hotel has irons to borrow to the guests. If you need and iron, you can contact the front desk staff and the hotel staff will bring it your room. Kind regards
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    Teetime16
    Is the roof terrace accessible to guests in wheelchairs?
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from Roger_Llado | Property representative |
    Dear Teetime16; The roof terrace has two levels, the first level is totally accessible with wheelchair. In the first level, there is the bar, the swimming pool and a lovely resting area. In the second level of the roof... More
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    holaddictCambs
    Hi we are thinking of staying in this hotel for a long weekend & was wondering how easy is it to use the metro in order to get there or are there easier/cheaper ways? thanking you
    3 March 2017|
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    Response from Roger_Llado | Property representative |
    Dear holaddictCambs, You can see below the different ways of public transport to get the airport form the hotel. 1. Metro Line 9 Airport T1 or T2 to Zona Universitaria and Line 3 from Zona Universitaria to Paral.lel Cost... More
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    "Choose a room with a terrace!"
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    "We had 8 rooms in all and they were all lovely, some views better than others but all good standard."
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    "We overlooked the main street and it was fine."
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    "Rooms at a higher level have a better view."
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