Hotel Universal Terme ****
Hotel Universal is located in the centre of Abano, between the pedestrian area and the new thermae spa facilities and just a short walk from Piazza Repubblica. Immersed in the nature of a beautiful park, which is also home to an outdoor thermal pool, this hotel boasts a large entrance hall that leads on to various other rooms, which are open to guests, including the games room, television room, breakfast room and restaurant.
At the Universal Spa guests can enjoy the indoor thermal pool and all the well-being facilities available, most of which make use of the renowned, local salso-bromo-iodine water which flows out of the sources in the Euganea area.
Work meetings and conferences can also be held here for up to 50 people, and the hotel organises excursions in the surrounding area, offers Wi-Fi in the communal areas and discounted rates for nearby golf clubs.
The outdoor thermal pool is 18m long, filled with thermal water, heated to 32-37°C and has hydromassage points. The indoor thermal pool is 26m long and guests can make use of the swimming machine and hydro-bikes in this pool. The Thermae Spa is recognised by the national health system thanks to the beneficial properties of the thermal muds and vapours, and traditional thermal treatments and personalised programmes can be undergone here, including aesthetic treatments. It goes without saying that the majority of the treatments make use of the renowned, local salso-bromo-iodine water, which flows out of the sources in the Euganea Hills area. The Universal Spa also has a Diet Division, a department this is dedicated to psycho-physical recovery, slimming and detoxing and is staffed with highly specialised personnel.
The rooms at Hotel Universal are split into 4 categories: Standard, of which there are 23, and these look out over the courtyard; Classic, of which there are 64, with views of the garden, De Luxe, of which there are 19, and these have balconies and a garden view and Suites. All the rooms have air conditioning, satellite television, a direct telephone, minibar and safe box.
Hotel Universal’s restaurant serves up dishes from the Veneto, Italian and international cuisine and boasts a rich selection of wines, including many wines from the area, especially those from the Euganea Hills area. The ‘tasting menu’ allows guests to try 4 first courses, second courses, sides, fresh fruit and homemade desserts, a well-being menu is also available which can be created and agreed upon at the Diet Division in the hotel and a vegan menu.
During the warmer months guests can dine poolside and enjoy the dishes on the à la carte menu.
Some of the Hotel’s services and facilities:
The Euganean Hills area and the destinations which are easily reached from here offer a whole range of possibilities which few places in Italy can boast; for instance, spa tourism, natural tourism, sporting tourism and cultural tourism. There are some splendid places which are located away from the congestion of the traditional tourist circuits and they can be reached without having to go too far away from Abano Terme: do not miss out on the Benedictine Abbey of Santa Maria Assunta, the most important monumental and religious entity in the area; the characteristic small town of Arquà Petrarca; the medieval town Monselice; and the parks of Villa Barbarigo in Valsanzibio, an extraordinary example of 17th Century Italian gardens which are still perfectly preserved. In addition, a stay in Abano Terme can be a comfortable base for visiting the most beautiful cities in the Veneto region, such as Padova, Venice, Verona and Vicenza.
Eur 2 per person per day (7 days max to be paid)
Wireless internet access
Restaurants in the vicinity
SPA pool in the hotel
SPA in the hotel
Indoor swimming pool