Barcelona Universal


Hotel and location

The Barcelona Universal is a luxury 4* hotel located in central Barcelona within easy reach of the city`s main attractions. The famous Las Ramblas is just 800m from the hotel and the Plaza Catalunya is within a 5 minute bus ride. This fresh contemporary hotel is also close to the popular Barrio Gotico (Gothic Quarter). The nearest metro station (Paral.lel) and bus stop are opposite the hotel providing easy access to all areas of Barcelona, and also to the funicular railway which climbs up to the famous Parc de Montjuic. Take a scenic Cable Car ride from here up to the Castle - Castell de Montjuic and enjoy the fabulous views across the city and out to sea. The seafront and marina are also within an easy walk of the hotel.

Room and facilities

All of the 167 rooms are contemporary in style, ensuite with air conditioning, direct dial telephones, sound proofing, complementary WiFi and internet connection, mini-bar, free safety deposit box and satellite TV. The hotel`s extensive facilities include a rooftop pool with great views of the city & The Wolf Tavern serving food and drinks throughout the day. Guests can also use the hotel`s small fitness centre and solarium. A wide variety of restaurants and bars are within easy reach of the hotel.

Board basis

Room Only.


Check-in: 3pm Check-out: 12pm

Family rooms

is free of charge

Car parking

12 onsite spaces at E23 for 24hrs first come first served. There are also 2 carparks nearby.

Getting there

BY CAR: From El Prat Airport: From Ronda Litoral (Cinturo Litoral) take exit 21 which is Paral.lel, you will see Paral.lel street. The hotel is number 76-78.

BY TRAIN: From the Airport take the metro to Sants Station. Then change to Metro Line 3 (Green) until Paral.lel. The hotel is opposite the metro station.

City Tax: The authorities in Barcelona have levied a tourist tax of 1.21 Euro per person per day (maximum 7 day charge) which is payable at the hotel on arrival and not included in the above room rate.

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Wonderful Hotel even better staff

Had a great stay at this hotel the room was nice and as described but what made my stay perfect was the staff. They are the some of the most friendly and helpful people I have ever met in a hotel, nothing was too much trouble. Next time I go to Barcelona, I know where i`m staying! 10/10...


Great Location

Staff were exceptional, very friendly, helpful and nothing was too much trouble....


Excellent hotel and staff

This was our first trip to Barcelona and we found the staff so friendly and helpful which helped to a memorable holiday. Many thanks...


Excellent location

Would stay again....


Very friendly and helpful

Enjoyed out 3 days stay.All staff very kind and the bar prices were very competitive.Breakfast buffet was very good.Nice clean hotel.Would stay there again....


Excellent room very central location

The hotel was fantastic, room really spacious & clean. Lots of bathroom products which is very nice. The staff were vey helpful. Only downside was that there was no tea or coffee making facilities in the room....


Great service and very helpful staff




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First class , hotel , with large rooms

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Friendly and helpful staff

My room was a bit cold and should have asked to get it checked...


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Avinguda Parallel 76-78, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, 08001

Parallel station is 1 minute walk (44 metres)