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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the worst and utter stays I could imagine. I would never recommend this hotel to anyone unless you want sleepless nights of hammering and banging and room cards which do not work. We arrived on the 2nd of March to a standard room. Nothing special just basic small room next to the lift. There was a draft coming...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my fiancee stayed here last weekend (3rd March - 5th March 2017) and had a wonderful time. The hotel is very stylish and really big with 5 floors, including a great roof top bar with swimming pool and deck area. Our room was really nice - bed was very comfortable, bathroom very nice with lovely shower and very...

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AXEL BARCELONA A, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear customer, First of all, I would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with Tripadvisor users. Comments like yours are highly appreciated as they are a proof of the good work we make at the Axel Hotel Barcelona. They encourage us to continue working in the same direction and making our best to improve and make our customers...

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is good however this is not a 4 star hotel or even close to it. The room was very dirty and smells heavily (sewer or something). I mentioned it to the reception and they promised to fix it. However when I came back to hotel there was smelling heavily chlorine and the original smell was back within couple...

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AXEL BARCELONA A, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for your review. We are sorry to hear about the inconveniences you experienced during your last stay. We will be glad if you could offer us a second chance to show you that the hotel offers very good facilities and service standards. We would like to welcome you again in the future. Kindest Regards...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really had a pleasent stay at the hotel but i especially want to recommend the spa treatment with Jesus, a really nice guy. I had a couple of massages - i got a bad back on my flight to barcelona, but he got me back to normal to enjoy my trip. 5 Stars, thumbs up! Cheers!

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AXEL BARCELONA A, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mark, First of all, I would like to thank you for the comments you shared on Tripadvisor. We are glad to know you are happy with the massage given at the hotel spa and we hope you enjoyed the facilities. We will be happy if you could you recommend us and we hope to see you very soon at...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was probably the best massage I have ever experienced. I booked with Jesus and he was very skilful and delivered a very relaxing massage. I felt that he knew exactly what he was doing because he could detect easily all tension spots (my old or not so old injuries from pretty hard training I do almost every day) without...

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AXEL BARCELONA A, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear customer, Further to your recent stay at Axel Hotel Barcelona, I would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with all Tripadvisor users. We are glad to know you are happy with the massage given at the hotel spa and that you enjoyed the facilities. We will be happy if you could you recommend usl and we hope...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really want to thank you 💗 I Had a great time staying at the hotel!! It was close to everything I needed and the hotel employees were super nice and caring which made my stay ten times better :) highly recommend this hotel

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AXEL BARCELONA A, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tair, First of all, I would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with us. Comments like yours are highly appreciated as they are a proof of the good work we make at the Axel Hotel Barcelona. They encourage us to continue working in the same direction and making our best to improve and make our customers happy....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant hotel, perfect location, facilities and fabulous staff! Would not rule this hotel out as they are certainly heterofriendly just like their tag line states. All are made to feel very welcome! I look forward to visiting again some time soon!

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AXEL BARCELONA A, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Further to your recent stay at Axel Hotel Barcelona, I would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with all Tripadvisor users. Your compliments encourage us to do even better, we are glad to know you are satisfied with the hotel and the service provided. We hope to see you very soon at Axel Hotel Barcelona. Yours...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second stay at Axel Hotel. I specifically chose them because a) I am gay, and, b) because as a regional executive for an international luxury hotel brand, I find the quality on par to the quality I expect in my hotels. The staff are friendly. The guests are friendly. The atmosphere is open. I love that the...

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AXEL BARCELONA A, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jaime, Further to your recent stay at Axel Hotel Barcelona, I would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with all Tripadvisor users. Your compliments encourage us to do even better, we are glad to know you are satisfied with our the hotel, our facilities and services provided. We hope to see you very soon at Axel Hotel...

New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is in a convienent location and interior is modern. The neighborhood is quiet with many restaurants and supermarkets within walking distance. Service is good. The only complaint is that they don't have a business center.

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AXEL BARCELONA A, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, We really appreciate your review about your stay. Thank you very much for your comments and the feedback you shared with all Tripadvisor users. We hope you enjoyed your time in Barcelona and it will be a pleasure to host you again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Marc - General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner stayed here before on business trips and booked this hotel for a night in BCN. The reception is very helpful, particularly John is excellent, he is professional but also very friendly. Helping my friend to search a parcel send from Bilbao. Finally arranges us a room with a window box. It really make this one night trip of...

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AXEL BARCELONA A, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gabriel, First of all, I would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with Triapdivor users. Comments like yours are highly appreciated as they are a proof of the good work we make at the Axel Hotel Barcelona. They encourage us to continue working in the same direction and making our best to improve and make our customers...

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Staying in Eixample

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Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Faithful to the concept and style of Axel-design, comfortable, cosmopolitan atmosphere, is a good value for price. The 105 rooms combine the touch of decoration from Modernism with the warmth and elegance of the Mediterranean. New spaces at Axel Hotel Barcelona, will become the urban meeting point of the heterofriendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa

Address: Aribau 33, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: $157 - $406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Axel Hotel Barcelona
Hotel Style:
#27 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#130 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#140 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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“Interior rooms would be quieter than those with a street view, but we did not find traffic noise at night to be disturbing.”
  • View from bedroom, note glass walled shower is visible front bedroom!
 of 5 bubbles anthonyk732, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a balcony.”
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“the suites or the Balcony rooms”
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“If you want to upgrade to their premium rooms it's only €40, which you can pay when you check in”
 of 5 bubbles Mrussell84, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford it, the penthouse rooms are to die for!”
 of 5 bubbles Jaime_McNeal, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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