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Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona

1-star1 star
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Carrer d'Arago, 281, Barcelona, Barcelona, 08009, Spain

City-center hotel, steps from Passeig de Gracia
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Great location
Fantastic service
Regular internet service
Food could be better

Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona

from $62 CAD
  • Single Occupancy Private Bathroom
  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Double or Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Private Bathroom
  • Triple Room, 3 Single Beds, Private Bathroom

What’s around Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona


  • In Eixample
  • Casa Batllo - 3 min walk
  • Casa Mila - 7 min walk
  • Placa de Catalunya - 11 min walk
  • La Rambla - 13 min walk
  • Palau de la Musica Catalana - 13 min walk
  • Barcelona Cathedral - 19 min walk
  • Sagrada Familia - 21 min walk

Getting around

  • Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Station - 7 min walk
  • Plaça de Catalunya Station - 11 min walk
  • Barcelona Placa de Catalunya Station - 11 min walk
  • Girona Station - 7 min walk
  • Passeig de Gracia Station - 7 min walk
  • Diagonal Station - 9 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 1 PM-3 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Languages Spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • 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
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

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

Also known as

  • Barcelona City Hotel Hotel Universal Barcelona
  • Barcelona City Hotel Hotel Universal
  • Barcelona City Universal Barcelona
  • Barcelona City Universal
  • Barcelona City Universal
  • Barcelona City Hotel Universal
  • Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal) Hotel
  • Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal) Barcelona
  • Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal) Hotel Barcelona


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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property is licensed under an applicable law. Property Registration Number HB-003925

Mandatory fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.72 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 21.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 6 for adults and EUR 6 for children (approximately)

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

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 63 reviews

Good 6.0
Excellent location near transit and Gaudi buildings. Breakfast was minimal. Room was clean and staff were very helpful with area info.
Gil, ca3 night romance trip
Poor 2.0
Hostel not hotel
It's a hostel not a hotel!!!!
ca2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Good Budget Hotel
Great area, very close to Metro and Medium distance trains. Front desk very accommodating. Breakfast options tasty and consistent with BCN culturally and all fruit was fresh. Is in a kind of random building with a lobby and elevator that smell funky but is pleasantly clean and simple/minimal once inside the facilities. An excellent budget hotel for travellers not looking for big rooms and amenities.
ca4 night trip
Good 6.0
My room was small, but the location made up for it
I was in a small room with a twin bed. The hotel lobby is on the 2nd floor. And the rooms are the floor above that. The elevators are very small and you have to use a flight of steps to get to them. Location is great with easy access to the city.
Thomas, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Hotel room was clean, white linens. The receptionist was very helpful, good service. Exceptional location, centrally located, close access to several metro stations. Will definetely stay here again.
VANESSA, ie3 night family trip

Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal), Barcelona

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