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Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
2,478 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available

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Explore the area

Popular LocationSant Pau del Camp3 min walk
Popular LocationRefugi 3076 min walk
Popular LocationRaval Cat8 min walk
AirportBarcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.)22 min drive

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  • Standard Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Triple Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 366 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 3 Twin Beds
    More detailsTriple Room
  • Privilege

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsPrivilege
  • Superior

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Barcelona

Located in Barcelona's Ciutat Vella neighborhood, Hotel Barcelona Universal is in the city center 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. Practice 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 Intl. Airport (BCN) - 22 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 center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a coffee shop/café are onsite. All 167 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and minibars. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include room service, coffee makers, and flat-screen TVs.
Hotel Barcelona Universal offers 167 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

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

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Hand sanitizer provided
Masks and gloves available
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • 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/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Catalan
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Pool sun loungers
  • 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

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub 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 from 3 PM - 2 AM

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

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 cribs (infant beds)

Property 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 1.21 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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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 guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • 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 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

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

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–2 AM.
What time is check-out at Hotel Barcelona Universal?
Check-out 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

Overall score and ratings for Hotel Barcelona Universal

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
1,420
4 - Good
849
3 - Okay
141
2 - Mediocre
43
1 - Poor
25
4.5
Cleanliness
4.6
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

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 1 night 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