Room type

Business hotel in the city center with rooftop pool

Near La Rambla

This 167-room Barcelona hotel on Avenida Parallel is less than 1 kilometer from the Maritime Museum, La Ramblas and Old Town. The Paralel metro station is in front of the hotel.

Rooftop pool

Medea restaurant serves buffet-style breakfasts and a la carte lunch and dinner. The terrace surrounding the unheated rooftop swimming pool offers city views. A fitness center is on site.

Free WiFi

Rooms are spacious and airy with light wooden floors and large windows, and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Bathrooms have towel warmers, telephones, and bidets.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Barcelona Universal's triangle-shaped rooftop swimming pool is surrounded by a terrace that offers views of the city. Also on this level is a fitness area with a small range of gym equipment.

There are 6 meeting rooms with the largest, the Universal, capable of holding 182 delegates as an auditorium or 100 for cocktails. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas and guestrooms. The 24-hour front desk offers currency exchange and translation services.

  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • One meeting room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 167
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Wedding services
  • Year Built 2001
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub only
  • Bidet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Free newspaper
  • Free toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Digital TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Private bathroom
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Soundproofed rooms
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Where to Eat

Medea - Restaurant serving buffet-style breakfasts and a la carte lunch and dinners.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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Fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.21 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.
A tourist tax will be collected at the property upon arrival. The tax applies up to a maximum of 7 nights per person per stay. Children under 17 years of age are exempt from this tax.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 15 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.

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

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