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Hotel Universal is located in the heart of Santiago de Compostela, just a few steps from the old town, the emblematic Cathedral and the main shopping street. It offers free WiFi throughout.

Rooms at the Universal Hotel feature satellite TV and a work desk. The private bathrooms include a hairdryer.

Buses to the airport leave from a stop just outside the hotel. There are many shops in the surrounding streets, and the city's main monuments are just 150 feet away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Santiago de Compostela, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel Universal has been welcoming guests since Jun 23, 2006

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Located in the heart of Santiago de Compostela, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

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  • The staff speaks English

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About Hotel Universal

Welcoming guests since Jun 23, 2006

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  • Which toiletries are included with the room?

    Our bathrooms are equipped with towels, hair dryer, gel, shampoo, body lotion and hand soap bar.

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    Asked about: Double or Twin Room • Answered on February 3, 2020
  • My train doesn't get in until just after midnight. Will I be able to get in alright? And, how far from the station is the hotel?

    Don´t have a problem by the time of your arrival, the reception of the hotel is 24 hours. The train station is 1km away from the hotel. There is a taxi rank in front of the station.

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    Answered on January 19, 2020
  • Hola, hay servicio de consigna de equipajes? En particular, queremos dejar nuestras maletas durante 5 dias mientras hacemos el camino antes de que nos quedemos en este hotel en la ultima noche. Muchas gracias, Louise


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    Answered on October 5, 2021
  • Hola. Hay una plancha para ropas disponible?

    Buenos días, Contamos con una plancha que podríamos prestar a los clientes. Un cordial saludo

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    Asked about: Double or Twin Room • Answered on June 1, 2021
  • Hola, si reservemos una habitación donde estar después de 6 días de camino, ¿habría la posibilidad de dejar nuestro equipaje allí antes de partir?


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Galicia Park
    0 miles
  • Tourism Office
    0 miles
  • A.C.E.M.
    0.1 miles
  • Sala Capitol
    0.1 miles
  • Plaza del Toural
    0.1 miles
  • Alameda Park
    0.2 miles
  • AECC
    0.2 miles
  • University of Santiago de Compostela
    0.2 miles
  • Casa do Cabildo
    0.2 miles
  • Galicia Parliament
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Raxoi Palace
    0.3 miles
  • Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
    0.3 miles
  • Monastery of San Pelayo
    0.3 miles
  • Manos Unidas
    0.3 miles
  • Hospital of the Catholic Monarchs
    0.4 miles
  • Cámara Santiago de Compostela
    0.4 miles
  • Area Central
    1.1 miles
  • Point view
    1.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Santiago de Compostela Airport
    6.7 miles
  • A Coruña Airport
    30.6 miles
  • Vigo Airport
    44.8 miles
How to get to Hotel Universal from Santiago de Compostela Airport
    Public shuttle
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Amenities of Hotel Universal
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking options available
  • Street parking
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
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From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Hotel Universal accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Hotel Universal of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel Universal

  • Hotel Universal is 1,650 feet from the center of Santiago de Compostela.

  • The prices at Hotel Universal may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Universal by:

    • Taxi 20min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 40min

  • Guests staying at Hotel Universal can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Hotel Universal offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel Universal (subject to availability):

      • Street parking

    • Room options at Hotel Universal include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Single
      • Triple
      • Partner offer

    • Check-in at Hotel Universal is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.