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Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona

1 stars
Carrer d'Arago, 281BarcelonaBarcelona08009Spain, ‏‎800-491-6126
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2.9 / 5
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
Breakfast
Breakfast is average
Comfort
Uncomfortable
Vibe
Poor vibe
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Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $112
  • Single Occupancy Private Bathroom
  • Triple Room, 3 Single Beds, Private Bathroom
  • Double or Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Private Bathroom
  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 18 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at Noon
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Also known as

  • Barcelona City Hotel Hotel Universal
  • Barcelona City Universal

Policies

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.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • 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

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 21.00 per 24 hours

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 8 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona’s small print

Also known as

  • Barcelona City Hotel Hotel Universal
  • Barcelona City Universal

Policies

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.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • 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

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 21.00 per 24 hours

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 8 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Recent reviews

2.9 /5 from 73 reviews

Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona
Poor1.0 / 5
BEDBUGS GALORE! DO NOT BOOK!!!
If I can give it negative stars, I would. The rooms are pretty accurate to the photos, it’s not worth staying as this whole place is infested with BED BUGS! We stayed for a few nights not knowing what to look for since we’ve never experienced it. We told the receptionist and he sent us to a second room that unfortunately ALSO HAD BED BUGS! He explained that they did a 2 week inspection and surprised to hear this happening. Thus giving me the presumption that this issue reoccurs quite often. They tried giving us a third room, which we of course declined and they wouldn’t give us a full refund. When we were transferring rooms/cleaning up we saw the cleaning lady clean our room without any warnings from the receptionist. She actually pulled the mattress out of the rooms, refit the sheets and drag it on the floors through the halls back into the room. This is probably the culprit of how the bed bugs were spread. They do provide breakfast, which was never told to us until we discovered it on our last few nights. Better off that way because the breakfast was horrible and disgusting. The walls are very thin so you’ll hear everything through the balls and what your neighbors do. We left heading to another hotel, the next day we came back disputing this issue once more and already they handed down to some poor couple. This is not a hotel, more like a hostal. I would recommend paying a few more for a decent hotel elsewhere to endure what happened to us.
7 night trip with friends
Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona
Poor1.0 / 5
it was so cold
the place was cold, the aircon was not working. cold
1 night trip
Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona
Poor1.0 / 5
Not really a hotel...Hostel
Bad internet, impossible to find, walls are paper thin, the location was ok. Do not stay here.
3 night trip with friends
Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona
Fair2.0 / 5
Basic + Perfect Central Location
5 night trip with friends
Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona
Poor1.0 / 5
Very bad experience !!
I don't recommend this hotel at all. They have very bad smell in their bathroom!! and they claimed that they don't know ! It was extremely expensive for such hotel charged 336 Euro per night while it worth not more than 30 Euro I'll never use that hotel ever again...
1 night business trip

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Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona

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