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Hotel Universal

Star Rating
2 out of 5



4.0 / 5Good
385 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Available
  • Housekeeping


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Galicia Plaza
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Alameda Park
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Galicia Parliament
    6 min walk
  • Airport
    Santiago de Compostela (SCQ-Lavacolla)
    17 min drive

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Book online or call:

  • Double or Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
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  • Single Room, 1 Twin Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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About this area

Santiago de Compostela

Located in Santiago de Compostela's Santiago de Compostela Historic Centre neighborhood, Hotel Universal is near a train station. Notable landmarks in the area include Obradoiro Square and Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. Alameda Park and Pazo de Oca are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Galicia Plaza - 1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Alameda Park - 3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Galicia Parliament - 6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Plaza Roja - 6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Plaza de la Quintana - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Santiago de Compostela Station - 9 min walk
  • Santiago de Compostela (SCQ-Lavacolla) - 17 min drive

About this property

Hotel Universal

This smoke-free hotel features a 24-hour front desk, express check-in, and express check-out. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, free newspapers, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are onsite. All 54 rooms offer free WiFi, TVs, and hair dryers.



Check-in between 3:00 PM - 11 PM
Express check-in


Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets not allowed

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 8 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

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.

Property is also known as

  • Hotel Universal Santiago de Compostela
  • Universal Santiago de Compostela
  • Universal Santiago Compostela
  • Hotel Universal Hotel
  • Hotel Universal Santiago de Compostela
  • Hotel Universal Hotel Santiago de Compostela

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily: EUR 8 per person


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


  • TV


  • Desk

Nearby things to do


  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Sailing
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

I loved the front desk staff, the breakfast, the location, the cleanliness. There was nothing that I didnt love.

Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2019

4/5 Good

Great location and perfect accommodation. Friendly staff and very clean.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

4/5 Good

Good Location

Airport Bus outside hotel door. U.S. fast food around corner. Edge of old town and edge of commercial area so close to most services.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Central location, Clean, Affordable

This hotel is your classic tourist type hotel. Clean, affordable close to the Cathedral and Rue Villar. Perfect for tired pilgrims. X

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

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