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Safety index

57 out of 100

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Hotel Barcelona Universal

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8.7

Good (14,016 ratings)

Barcelona, Spain - 

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210 m Sant Pau del Camp

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420 m Refugi 307

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700 m La Rambla

Hotel Overview

Hotel Barcelona Universal, based on user reviews, is a well-regarded accommodation option, offering a blend of comfort, convenience, and attentive service. Guests generally praise its location, amenities, and overall value. Here are the top five good and bad aspects as highlighted by the guests.

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Hotel highlights

Property

Service

Location

  1. Location: Centrally located, making it easy for guests to access major attractions and public transportation.
  2. Staff: Friendly and helpful staff who go out of their way to ensure a pleasant stay.
  3. Cleanliness: High standards of cleanliness throughout the hotel, including rooms and common areas.
  4. Amenities: Modern amenities available, including a gym, pool, and high-speed internet.
  5. Value for Money: Guests find the hotel offers good value for the prices charged, considering its amenities and location.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests report noise issues, either from the streets or adjacent rooms, affecting their sleep.
  2. Room Size: A few guests feel the rooms are smaller than expected, especially those traveling with family or lots of luggage.
  3. Breakfast Variety: Limited breakfast variety has been pointed out by some as needing improvement.
  4. Extra Charges: Unexpected extra charges for certain services have been a concern for some guests.
  5. Maintenance Issues: Occasional maintenance issues in the rooms, such as with air conditioning or plumbing, have been reported.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Parking available

Parking available

Laundry

Laundry

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

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Score icon8.7

RateScore

Total 14,016 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.7

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8.4

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4.4/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

1,950 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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booking

3,260 Reviews

8.3 / 10

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expedia

1,008 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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google

2,110 Reviews

4.4 / 5

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tripadvisor

5,688 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property

Service

Location

Cleanliness

Breakfast

Fitness

Sleep

Transit

Restaurant

Atmosphere

Room

Bar

Dining

Pool

Bathroom

Nature

Gym

Safety

Nightlife

Accessibility

Wi-Fi

Family

Parking

Air Conditioning

Kitchen

Business

TV

Spa

Couples

Property was mentioned 581 times

8% Negative86% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Meda Wara2 months ago
3/5Google icon

I would stay here again and would recommend it to others. What i liked: Location is great! Staff are great for the most part. The room we had was large. Kettle was nice. TV size and channel options were just eh. The private patio was awesome and I'm not sure how we ended up with it. Lots of food options nearby by and within walking distance of a lot of activities. The metro is literally right outside the building. What I didnt like: i think its a bit pricy. The room we were in was run down (safe didn't work, sink cracked in several places, toilet lid cracked and would run or flush randomly, had to open window, in the winter, in the bathroom to aleviate the steam, the edges of the furniture were all beaten up and missing). The fridge was crammed with items to purchase so you had remove their stuff if you want to put your own drink in. Apparently, even tho they have a resturant and a rooftop dining area, you cannot get eating utensils if you get take away and forget to check. The walls were only so-so at filtering out noise, especially talking, from other rooms and hallway. We all need to be quieter and not do things like let the door swing and slam shut, having full blown conversations in the hallway or letting your kids run like lunatics but apparently some people are oblivious to everything. And finally, laminent or hard flooring might looks nice and easy to clean but it also means you're going to hear every foot step, child running, and item drop from the room above you because carpeting buffers the sound some.

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André Asbjørnsen3 months ago
3/5Google icon

An older building along one of Barcelonas biggest streets. Easy communications - a non stop supply of taxis right outside the door, also very close to metro/subway. The hotel seems recently refurbished. Nicely appointed rooms and bathrooms.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 167

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Number of floors 10

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 2001

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

7

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156

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141

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Sant Pau del Camp

210 m

Refugi 307

420 m

La Rambla

700 m

Barcelona Cathedral

1.12 km

Plaça de Catalunya

1.5 km

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Getting around

Parc de Montjuic Station

Nearby

França Station

2 km

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Airports Nearby

Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)

11.5 km

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Restaurants

Sala Apolo

140 m

La Confitería

210 m

Bar Borrell

140 m

Antic Cafè Espanyol

210 m

Abirradero

140 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

69 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

43 out of 100

Risky

Barcelona safety index

Safety

Crime

57

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

57 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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53

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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68

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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53

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Political safety

Risky

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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43

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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70

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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55

51

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

51 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

63

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Mugging or robbery  58/100

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Car theft  35/100

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Car break-ins  51/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

46

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Physical attacks  46/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  28/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

56

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Insult or harassment in public  43/100

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Corruption or bribery  56/100

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Drug problem  60/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.4 - $1.5

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Coffee

$1.4 - $4

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Beer 0.5L

$0.8 - $1.7

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$11 - $21

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.2 - $2.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.2 - $4

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$40 - $80

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$3 - $8

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McMeal at McDonalds

$9 - $11

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.2 - $3

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Public transport, monthly pass

$20 - $43

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.6 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$10 - $30

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$30 - $60

Weather In Barcelona

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Precipitation In Barcelona

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.514

PM1024

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Good

Water quality is satisfactory. Slight deviations may be noticed.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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