Barcelona Universal Hotel

Av. Paral.Lel, 76-80, Barcelona, Spain, 08001  show map
 4 stars
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Barcelona Universal Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Infinity pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Private beach

Beach access

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Overview

Barcelona Universal Hotel is placed in the heart of Barcelona steps away from convention centers and trade fairs. Since 2001 the hotel has been hosting guests in a 10-story Gothic building.

The panoramic setting within 5 minutes' walk of Boqueria Market train station offers fast access to Picasso Museum, Arc de Triomf and Fira de Barcelona. Nestled in the business district and 2 km from the city center.

Shoppers will enjoy close proximity to shops, fairgrounds and boutiques.

This hotel is only 600 meters from Paral·lel underground station. The hotel is located within 15 km distance of El Prat De Llobregat airport.

Rooms

There are 167 rooms including Special Triple Room, Privilege Double Room and Special Double Room in this superior hotel, offering a wonderful view of the skyline as well as double glazed windows, a private toilet, a safe, coffee/tea makers and LCD flat-screen TV. Some rooms come with a view of Montjuic Hill. The rooms are furnished with a modern interior and wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a cold buffet breakfast is served from 07:00 to 11:00. Guests can enjoy japanese cuisine in Domino Bar located 100 meters away.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 15.12 per person per night. 

Services

The hotel also offers cars and bicycles for rent.

Relax

Cots and babysitting for children are provided at Barcelona Universal Hotel. Such fitness options as a fitness room and a gym are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at EUR 25.41 per day.

Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   167.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Infinity pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sun terrace
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Street view
  • Interior view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Patio
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Av. Paral.Lel, 76-80, Barcelona, Spain, 08001

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City Center
  • Barcelona
    4000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Boqueria Market
    3000 ft
  • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
    4300 ft
Underground stations
  • Paral-lel
    700 ft
  • Sant Antoni
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • Cera 23 (cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish)
    1500 ft
  • Cerveceria 100 Montaditos (cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Montserrat Monastery
    2000 ft
  • Aeri de Montserrat
    2100 ft
Beaches
  • La Playa de Sitges
    5100 ft
  • Museu del rei de la Magia
    5100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    167

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Rooms and availability

Barcelona Universal photos Exterior Hotel information
Universal Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Queen-size bed or Twin beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 250 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Modern and well-designed rooms, perfectly fitted with everything you need for an enjoyable stay: full bath and free Internet access, through WiFi or broadband.

Room facilities
    Barcelona Universal photos Room
    Superior Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds or King-size bed or Twin beds
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Larger rooms, located mostly in the corners of the building. Complete with a bottle of cava (courtesy of the hotel) and everything you need for an enjoyable and comfortable stay. Superior rooms also offer free Internet access, through WiFi or broadband.

    Room facilities
      Barcelona Universal photos Room
      Triple Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed
      Size: 380 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Are you traveling with your family? Now you can enjoy a spacious room, ideal for 3 people. The cradle is free of charge for infants under 2 years (on request). These rooms are larger because they are are located in the corners of the building. They also offer free Internet access, through WiFi or broadband.

      Room facilities
        Suite Skyline Barcelona
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        A magnificent suite on the hotel’s 9th floor, spanning 110 square meters: a 75 square meter bedroom and sitting area, and a fabulous 34 square meter private terrace.

        The suite’s reception area is perfect for receiving visits or hosting business meetings, and boasts its own half bath. The sleeping quarters are furnished with a king size bed and a 15 square meter full bath, with marble fittings, shower, and jacuzzi, perfect for taking a relaxing bubble bath.

        The private terrace is furnished with everything you need to enjoy the marvelous panoramic views of the Barcelona skyline: Montjuïc, the Port, the whole of Avenida Paralelo, up to Plaza España; or, the Agbar tower, the Sagrada Familia, plaza Cataluña, and the Bruce J. Graham towers.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Barcelona Universal Hotel Barcelona location
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        Hotel Address:

        Av. Paral.Lel, 76-80, Barcelona, Spain, 08001

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Barcelona
          4000 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Boqueria Market
          3000 ft
        • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
          4300 ft
        Underground stations
        • Paral-lel
          700 ft
        • Sant Antoni
          2300 ft
        Restaurants
        • Cera 23 (cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish)
          1500 ft
        • Cerveceria 100 Montaditos (cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish)
          100 ft
        Parks
        • Montserrat Monastery
          2000 ft
        • Aeri de Montserrat
          2100 ft
        Beaches
        • La Playa de Sitges
          5100 ft
        • Museu del rei de la Magia
          5100 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          10
        • Number of rooms:
          167

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Ciutat Vella/Barri Gotic - 400 ft
        • Montjuic Mountain - 700 ft
        • Las Ramblas - 2000 ft

        Places of interest

        • Asociacion de los Testigos Cristianos de Jehova - 1700 ft
        • Parking MACBA - 2300 ft
        • Ramblas - 2300 ft
        • Arco del Trinfo - 2300 ft
        • Plaça Reial - 2300 ft
        • Mirador de Colon - 2700 ft

        Convention centers

        • Sala Apolo Nightclub - 400 ft
        • La Pipa Club - 2300 ft

        Amusement

        • Bicondal S.A. - 700 ft
        • Agrupacion Coral Humorista Lo Picarol - 1000 ft
        • Bingo Borrell - 2000 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • The Palau Güell - 2000 ft

        Museums

        • Wax Museum - 2300 ft
        • Museum of Modern Art - 2700 ft

        Theaters

        • Teatre Apolo - 400 ft
        • Vol - Ras Teatre - 1700 ft
        • liceu - 2300 ft
        • Gran Teatre del Liceu - 2300 ft

        Underground stations

        • Paral-lel - 400 ft
        • Drassanes - 2000 ft
        • Sant Antoni - 2000 ft
        • Sant Antoni Metro Station - 2000 ft

        Local attractions

        • Palace of Catalan Music (Palau de la Musica Catalana) - 5000 ft
          Carrer del Palau de la Musica 4-6, Sant Pere, Barcelona
        • Barri de La Ribera - 5000 ft
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        • Museum of Textiles and Fashion (Museu Textil i d'Indumentaria) - 5000 ft
          12 Carrer Montcada, Barcelona
        • Picasso Museum (Museu Picasso) - 5000 ft
          Montcada, 15-23, Barcelona
        • Museo del Mamut - 5000 ft
          Calle Montcada, 1

        Near the hotel

        • Sant Pau del Camp - 500 ft
          Carrer de Sant Pau, 101, Barcelona
        • Raval - 1400 ft
          Rambla de Raval, Barcelona
        • CaixaForum - 1800 ft
          Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8, Barcelona
        • Montserrat Museum - 2000 ft
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        • Ethnology Museum of Barcelona - 1000 ft
          Passeig Santa Madrona, 16, Barcelona
        • Maritime Museum (Museu Maritim) - 1800 ft
          Avenida de les Drassanes s/n, Barcelona
        • Montserrat Monastery - 2000 ft
          Montserrat, Barcelona

        Restaurants nearby

        • Cera 23 - 1500 ft

          Address: Carrer de la Cera, 23
          Phone: 934420808

          77% likes this, based on 1241 reviews
          Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish
          Price Range: USD 20 - USD 40

        • Nagano - 100 ft

          Address: Paral.lel, 76

          50% likes this, based on 34 reviews
          Cuisine: Japanese
          Price Range: USD 34 - USD 135

        • Moritz - 300 ft

          Address: Ronda Sant Antoni, 41
          Phone: 934411089

          58% likes this, based on 146 reviews

        • Cerveceria 100 Montaditos - 100 ft

          Address: Avinguda Paral.lel 69
          Phone: +(34)934415249

          83% likes this, based on 51 reviews
          Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

        • Domino Bar - 300 ft

          Address: Calle de Las Flores 16
          Phone: 696 461 725

          86% likes this, based on 224 reviews
          Price Range: USD 15 - USD 31

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          10
        • Number of rooms:
          167

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        Barcelona Universal Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Barcelona Universal

        Average guest rating

        8.0out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 478 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        8.0
        Rooms
        8.0
        Service
        8.0
        Value
        6.0
        Dining
        6.0

        Guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          9.0

          This hotel is central to all the attractions in the city with the Metro right outside the hotel.Le Ramblas is within walking distance and is very vibrant. The hotel staff were very helpful and nothing seemed to much trouble for trouble. My Partener celebrated his 50th birthday and we were provided with a complimentry bottle of carva, a lovely touch.

          The only thing I would say is, it would be nice to have tea making facilities and bottles of water in the room. There was water but it came at an extra charge out of fridge.

        • Family with children
          7.4

          Fair price and reasonably located for sights.

        • Group of friends
          9.2

          Firstly the Staff who were always polite, friendly and helpfull. They also shamed this Brit by speaking 2 or 3 languages with ease. Price was very competitive and good value for money. The roof top gym and solarium was nice place to spend a morning, and terrific city views from there. Good location, walk 10 minutes to Port and La Rambla

          Hotel seemed noisy at night. Rooms could be sound-proofed better.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          Hotel room was lovely, had a triple room, v spacious, double sink in bathroom, shower and bath...v clean. Found the staff excellent, location is perfect for getting around the city. In general an excellent hotel. The hair dryer was not good however so id advise bringing your own if necessary. No iron in room either, selection of tv channels only average. It is quite noisy at night but that is to be expected considering the central location. Perfect for a city break with friends.

          hair dryer, no iron in room. little bit noisy at night but thats to be expected really.

        • Family with children
          9.6

          Very convenient location, friendly and helpful staff, clean comfortable rooms.

          Would have been nice if the pool was heated in the autumn

        • Group of friends
          9.4

          Hotel was immaculate, convenient to all locations and the staff was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful in many ways. I would recommend the hotel to all my acquaintances.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          the attention of staff when requested to deal with a problem with the safe in the room

          The cost of the breakfast. No facilities to shower after checking out. The location of the hotel required you to be alert when returning to the hotel after dark

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          Barcelona Universal is one of the best hotels I have stayed in and I have stayed in a lot of 4 star hotels. It's location is excellent 10 min walk to La Ramblas and the port wat a lovely beautiful city Barcelona is. I went with 8 of my friends for 4 days and I must say it was the best trip we ever went on together. Pubs are very good restaurants most of them very reasonable and food top class Italian Thai steak/seafood etc. Back to the hotel the staff are the nicest people I have witnessed in any hotel they could do enough for u a beer is 3 euro in the bar did not have food as we went off every mornin to different places. The roof top pool is fab we had some craic in it for 4 days in the afternoon. Yes do watch our for pick pockets my brother had his iPhone 4 taken well he thinks he was pissed. A friend had 80 euro stolen on the tube so defo beware folks. I cannot recommend this hotel enough. Aircon in rooms lovely spotless rooms beds very comfortable. I cannot remember the hotel staff names but thank you very much for all your help and we will be back next year. Ray Simpson Waterford Ireland.

        • Couple
          7.0

          Location, location, location

          perfume smell in th eroom was too strong.

        • Family with children
          8.8

          Good location. Very smart hotel with spacious rooms with good facilities

          No tea/coffee facilities in the room. Windows not sound proof

        • Couple
          10.0

          First thing that Madej a massive impression on us was The staff. We got Very warm welcoming and a we got a lot of help from Very polite recieption. During The trip from The Airport out bag gone missing, hotel staff helped us making all The phone calls and Very accurately told us where to go and who to speak to. If we go to Barcelona again we will definately stay in hotel Universal. We would also like to say thank you to Daniel, Francesco and The rest of thr staff members who helped us out and Madej The stay in The hotel Very special.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          The room was immaculate. I could not have asked for better service from the staff. The location is perfect for the visitor wanting Las Ramblas, touring generally (it sits right on top of the metro), and the beach is in easy walking distance too. Breakfast was excellent. All in all, great value and I would recommend it to anyone.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Within walking distance of La Rambla and the Market. Cathedral and the waterfront also just a short walk from the hotel. Reception was very helpful and the doorman very polite and kind

        • Single
          8.2

          Direct in front of Parallel metro station, very convenient. Very close to all the major tourist sites of Bacelona.

          Slight noisy due to the distance to the street.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          the staff were so nice and looked after us so well and was very helpfull

          nothing all good

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Barcelona Universal Hotel Barcelona location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Av. Paral.Lel, 76-80, Barcelona, Spain, 08001

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Barcelona
          4000 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Boqueria Market
          3000 ft
        • FGC - Pl.Catalunya
          4300 ft
        Underground stations
        • Paral-lel
          700 ft
        • Sant Antoni
          2300 ft
        Restaurants
        • Cera 23 (cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish)
          1500 ft
        • Cerveceria 100 Montaditos (cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish)
          100 ft
        Parks
        • Montserrat Monastery
          2000 ft
        • Aeri de Montserrat
          2100 ft
        Beaches
        • La Playa de Sitges
          5100 ft
        • Museu del rei de la Magia
          5100 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          10
        • Number of rooms:
          167

        Hotel Awards

        SpanishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBarcelonaBarcelona Universal

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in Spain

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        Travel Guide:
        Barcelona Travel Guide
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