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Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Guest reviews

4.5 out of 5 Wonderful
2,381 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationPalau Guell9 min walk
Popular LocationLa Rambla9 min walk
Popular LocationBoqueria Market12 min walk
AirportBarcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.)27 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 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Triple Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 366 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 3 Single 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 Single Beds
    More detailsPrivilege
  • Superior

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

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

About this area

Barcelona

Located in Barcelona's Ciutat Vella neighbourhood, Hotel Barcelona Universal is in the city centre 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. Practise 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

  • Palau Guell - 9 min walk
  • La Rambla - 9 min walk
  • Boqueria Market - 12 min walk
  • Montjuic - 16 min walk
  • Barcelona Cathedral - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Parc de Montjuic Station - 1 min walk
  • Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station - 3 min drive
  • AirportBarcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • BAR TERRACE — 1 min walk
  • Jonny Aldana - 3 min walk
  • Rosal 34 - 3 min walk
  • The Tatami Room - 4 min walk
  • Quimet & Quimet - 4 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 centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 167 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and minibars. Guests can enjoy deep soaking bathtubs, and other standard amenities include room service (during limited hours), coffee/tea makers and flat-screen TVs.
Hotel Barcelona Universal offers 167 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath, bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

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

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

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

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
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 public transport

  • 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/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

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

Business services

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

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • 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

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

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 between 3 PM and 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 cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

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 the 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
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 the 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 Hotel Barcelona Universal 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 Hotel Barcelona Universal?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 2 AM.
What time is check-out at Hotel Barcelona Universal?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Hotel Barcelona Universal 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.
4.5
Wonderful
2,381 reviews
5 - Excellent
1,371
4 - Good
812
3 - Okay
138
2 - Poor
39
1 - Terrible
21

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: 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

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: 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

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: 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

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good location, great staff.good breakfast. Nice room
Stayed 6 nights in Mar 2020

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