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Get an overview of this hotelBusiness hotel in the city center with rooftop seasonal 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 seasonal pool

Medea restaurant serves buffet-style breakfasts and a la carte lunch and dinner. The terrace surrounding the unheated rooftop seasonal 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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Barcelona Universal's triangle-shaped rooftop seasonal 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 (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 0 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 0 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 167 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2001 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Soundproofed rooms  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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

BAR TERRACE - Rooftop bar open daily (except rainy days) from April to October for lunch, dinner, and brunch.

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Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

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.
  • Kids stay free! One child under 2 years old stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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.

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 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. One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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