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Hotel Universal

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

We were in a small room on our first night because the hotel was full and they were unable to give us the room they had wanted to. But then they moved us to a room on the top floor with a lovely view of the beach. This was big and spacious with a small balcony/terrace. TV but no kettle...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Great location and customer service. At first we were disappointed with the room. The decor was dated, and the room had an odd smell of fresh paint, or something. But the bathroom was newer, and the room very clean. The bed was hard, but they quickly added two mattress pads when we asked, which made it very comfortable. Breakfast is...

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Rivolta d'Adda, Italy
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Good location, near the pine forest and opposite the beach. It is not very close to the centre,but the view from the room is wonderful. The staff was very friendly and kind, breakfast was good, but the room was a bit small. The pool was clean and warm, but not suitable for the winter, as no real walls surround it,...

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Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We stayed here while doing the dragon boat festival in Ravenna. We are a group of visually impaired paddlers. The hotel was amazing in how they did everything possible to accommodate us. The front desk people were very helpful. Its was great how the adapted to tell us how to get to places. you can't just show us on a...

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Subotica, Serbia
Reviewed 3 September 2014

It looks like this hotel was built in 80s and it really needs some updating. We stayed in double room facing the back of the hotel. The view from a room was to a roof top of the hotels kitchen. Not very nice. The price of 150.00 euros per night was high for what we got. The continental breakfast was...

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

We arrived home 2 days ago after a wonderful and relaxing holiday at the Universal in Cervia. It had been our second visit to the hotel which we first stayed at in 2012. The fact that we returned to it this year meant that we were very impressed by the hotel. It is immaculately clean, the staff are friendly and...

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Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This hotel is a strange combination of sixties exterior and grand hotel type interior, with lots of marble and mirrors and gold details - but the rooms are quite small and the hotel has thin walls. You can hear what is going on in the rooms around you and in the corridors. The infrastructure (elevators, electric window blinds etc.) are...

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Pavullo Nel Frignano, Italy
Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

I stayed with my family on June 2 and 3 at this Hotel and I must say that I would recommend to everyone including families. Staff superb, friendly check-in guys, waiters, barman, EVERYONE ... great pool and clean. Clean rooms ! In short, my experience was more than positive ...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We stayed for a week in the hotel. The rooms are a bit basic and out dated, if you are used to business hotels you will rate the rooms as poor. Although they clean them every day, the floor was only cleaned once in the time we stayed there. Breakfast is good, great choose, a bit early (it closes at...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2013

This is an excellent hotel.The staff are very friendly, and speak relatively good English. The pool is big, very clean and has lots of sun beds. The room is a bit small but ours was with fantastic sea view; sitting in the balcony at night was great. The room was also very clean and the Housekeeping was five star. The...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Universal Hotel directly overlooks the sea and it is only 20 metres from the golden beach of the Riviera Romagnola. So, from their room our guests can admire a wonderful sight on the sea or, as an alternative, the large covered swimming pool, heated during wintertime.The pastel-coloured hotel facade, which has been recently renovated, makes this structure an elegant and refined picture. All the 117 rooms, 8 of which are family rooms, have the same romantic and delicate tones and they have their own balcony, a bathroom with a shower or a tub, a mini-bar and a safe-deposit box. The range of services is capped by faience ceramic floors, satellite TV, direct dialing phone, hair dryer, air conditioning and heating. For families there are also comfortable communicating rooms. Since good cooking is the strength of all the hotels belonging to the Select Hotels Collection, the Batani family aims primarily at a high-quality cuisine. The wide and bright restaurant, offering a panoramic view of the sea, proposes a la carte menus with tasty and genuine local and Italian dishes belonging to tradition, using always and exclusively fresh land and sea products. During summertime, evening entertainments for adults and daily mini-clubs for children up to 3 are organized. Right on the beach, at a short distance from the hotel, there is a beauty farm offering the guests beauty treatments at a special price.Among the services at your disposal: an internet point, an arcade equipped for children, a fitness area next to the swimming pool, unattended car park and garage on payment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Universal

Address: Lungomare Grazia Deledda 118, 48015, Cervia, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Ravenna > Cervia
Price Range: $128 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Universal 4*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Universal Hotel Cervia
Hotel Style:
#33 Luxury Hotel in Cervia
#80 On the Beach Hotel in Cervia
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“Stayed in the wing with curved balconies. Not sure if rooms in the other wing, which seemed newer, were better. Heard some elevator noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Mimigigi, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Right across the street from the beach”
 of 5 bubbles KerryB896, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Make sure the room is not facing the back of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles miroslavs66, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Definitely go for sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles manals2013, 2 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Try to get a room facing the sea”
 of 5 bubbles MirkoM201, 31 Jul 2012 | Read review
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