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Hotel Barcelona Universal places you in Ciutat Vella, within a leisurely stroll of popular sights such as Palau Guell and Gran Teatre del Liceu. This 167-room, 4-star hotel has conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Located in central Barcelona, the hotel is also near Palau de la Musica Catalana and Casa Batllo.


In addition to a meal at the onsite restaurant, you can also enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is available for a fee.


All of Hotel Barcelona Universal's 167 rooms are soundproofed and have an array of amenities, including minibars, free newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes. 32-inch TVs come with digital channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, and bidets. Phones and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Hotel Barcelona Universal, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace. Self parking is offered for EUR 26 per day. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a 24-hour business center.


  • Walking distance to Palau Guell and Gran Teatre del Liceu
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Barcelona Universal features a triangle-shaped rooftop seasonal swimming pool. Also on this level there is a fitness area with a small range of gym equipment.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


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

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


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel Barcelona Universal offers 167 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Barcelona hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

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

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.

Nearby Things to Do

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

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


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

Hotel Registry Number - HB-004114

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • 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 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.

Hotel Name

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

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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