Barcelona City Hotel Universal

Arago 281, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08009, Spain and Canary Islands | 1 star hotel
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A travel blog entry by suits89

Tive uma noite de dormir e acordar umas 6 vezes. Levantei as 8, tomei banho com o meu shanpoo, me sequei com o lencol, me arrumei e já sai com a minha mochila. Comecei a andar as 8:30 e fui direto no shipping perto do hotel para comprar água e sabonete já que descobri que nos hotéis não tem. Sentei pra tomar o litro de &# …


A travel blog entry by emmadahlen

... breath was literally knocked out of me. I kid you not I couldn't breath, it was beautiful. The amount of art there is just incredible. I also live in a city that isn't so small. But we don't have markets... Like I don't know if that is a Europe thing or not American thing but we don't have them here. We have grocery stores. It was so cool to just walk through the markets and see all the beautiful colored fruit ...

Gaudi's Gardens (Park Guell)

A travel blog entry by lesleykm15


... escalator or two!! What a genius Gaudi was. I love the mosaics and the houses there remind me of Seuss in their design. Gingerbread Seuss houses. Cute. We wandered around a while in the heat with the thousands of other tourists and made our way to the main entrance. A fairly short walk and train ride back to the hotel. Getting around Barcelona is quite easy really. We had put our luggage ...

La Boqueria

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... pretty thirsty, and bought a pineapple/coconut fresh fruit juice. En español, no less! I made a lot of discoveries on foot. Interesting old buildings/streets, traditional cafés with churros and chocolate, shops that sold Indian things, and spoke a bit with some store sales people. I bought 2 pairs of harem-like pants. I think they're the dhoti style in Indian apparel description. It's very big in Spain here since 2 years ago. Mostly women wear them and ...

Some good, some bad

A travel blog entry by shelleydarcy


... 2 euro bottles of wine!! Since the last post we have been reminded of the Roman Empire. The Pont de Gard is a wonderfully preserved 3 level bridge/aqueduct; nearly 2000 years old. We had a glorious day swimming there. Nimes itself was a lovely town to stay in. It has other roman amphitheatre, a theatre and some lovely gardens. Coming from a town with no train the last ...

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This 1 star hotel, located in the La Dreta de l'Eixample area of Barcelona, is near Casa Batllo, Catalunya Square, Barcelona Egyptian Museum (Museu Egipci de Barcelona), and Casa Lleo Morera.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good