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Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa

ElvolineUSD 159*
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 September 2012

If you want to treat yourself this is the place to be. Easy to find, central and not far from all the attractions in the city. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We did not have a breakfast but we went for a dinner in the hotel; The restaurant is modern and comfortable, the food is good, for those...

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BORJAJULIA, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great opinion and thank you for considerer us a wonderful hotel. We hope see you soon with us! Best regards Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 September 2012

I have stayed at another Axel (Buenos Aires) and was not terribly impressed but tried my best to come with an open mind to their property in Barcelona. I was suitably impressed. Firstly, the level of professionalism of the staff is far and away in another league to what I was anticipating. Secondly, the cleanliness of the communal areas such...

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BORJAJULIA, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your opinion and thank you for staying with us. For your information your opinion it is very important for us to continue working for an excellent service. Best regards Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

liverpool
Reviewed 22 September 2012

You will find lots at fault with this hotel and more to love. The staff have actualy improved. Denis is a massive improvment to the sloath like creatures that used to inhabit reception prior to the hotel refurb. I had several friends also staying, some of them had problems with poor phone reception, dark pokey rooms etc. I thought my...

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BORJAJULIA, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive opinion and thank you for considerer us as a great hotel. we really apreciatte your opinion and we inform you that we continue working for an excellent service. Thanks again for said that we are The Best Gay Hotel in the World Thank you so much and hope see you again in any...

Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 September 2012

We booked this hotel due to its location (central to a lot of Barcelona's sites) and proximity to the gay neighborhood. Arriving with a lot of bags, it was a bit frustrating to have about 5 steps down from the street to the lobby. There were also a few steps in our room, which I had never experienced before. The...

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BORJAJULIA, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your constructive criticism and thank you for staying with us. For your information your opinion it is a great help for us and that make to continue working for an excellent service. Hope we can see you soon in any Axel Hotels around the world Thank you in advance Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 September 2012

We had an enjoyable stay at Axel Hotel. Our room had a balcony that faced the street and it was nice to be able to open the door in the mornings. Overall, the room was fairly average, but comfortable. The hotel seemed fairly quiet, probably due to the time of year we visited. The hotel's location was perfect for exploring...

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BORJAJULIA, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your opinion and thank you for staying with us. We are very glad that you choose Axel Hotel Barcelona during your visit to Barcelona and we hope to see you soon with us again. Best regards, Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Booked as a dutch spoiled gay couple for a romantic short city trip, Hotel Axel Barcelona provided a perfect spot to discover the "gayxample" and of course the rest of the city. All the bars and clubs just a few blocks away within walking distance. To our surprise at arrival we got a free update to a Premium room, which...

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BORJAJULIA, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your opinion and thank you for staying with us. Thank you also for describe our areas and lifestyle of the hotel so good. For us it is very important your opinion and to continue working for an excellent service. Hope see you soon with us Sincerely Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

San Francisco
Reviewed 17 September 2012

I see from som reviews that the staff were not nice but I thought they were pretty good. There is definitely a difference from luxury hotels of course. The staff at Axel are fairly nice and fairly accommodating. They don't "go the extra mile", like they do at luxury hotels, but at least they were nice and had good restaurant...

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BORJAJULIA, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your opinion and thank you for choosing us during your last stay. Thank you also for said that our staff are good! and for love our Sky bar and restaurant! We hope to see you very soon again in any Axel Hotels around the world! Best regards, Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Leyland
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Having stayed here before 4 years ago I felt confident to book again for my recent visit. What a total and utter let down. I booked a standard Twin room for 2 nights. On arriving I was told the room was a twin but made up as a double and they could make it a twin the following the day!...

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BORJAJULIA, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your opinion and thank you for staying with us during your last stay in Bcn. I would like to inform you that you had a City Room and them you saw a Premium Interior Room, (better room) more relaxing but unfornatly not your type as you mentioned in your criticism, next time if you give...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Our stay in this hotel exceeded our already high expectations. We had been recommended to stay at this hotel when visiting Barcelona by a friend who stayed there last year. From what he told us this would be a modern, fresh and very friendly hotel with nice rooms, great location and with a fun atmosphere. I’m glad to say that...

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BORJAJULIA, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive opinion and thank you for considerer us as a good hotel and for saying that we exceeded your already high expectations. Thank you also for your description about our excelent service, location, areas and staff. Your opinion it is very important for us. Thank you so much and hope see you again in...

Reviewed 13 September 2012

Hotel Axel advertises itself as Heterofriendly. It's a gay hotel and one can expect all the gay topics to be present: design, details, fun, friendly...But the woman at reception didn't even say good afternoon when I arrived. The internet in the room is not free. They give you one connection for one only device, if you are two people or...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your opinion and thank you for staying with us. I am so sorry if your stay was not good for you. I would like to inform you that our cleanliness are very good, as many other guest said. I think, that you are referring to the maintenance of your room, as I can see in...

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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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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: $198 - $474 (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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Axel Hotel Barcelona
Hotel Style:
#26 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#130 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#137 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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“We liked the premium room,,,think it is worth the extra euro $”
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“Get a room with the terrace!”
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“My room was #414. I was right next to the elevator. Very quiet. Did not have a view. It was immaculately clean and well appointed.”
LAM487, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upgraded to a superior room which was excellent.”
LindseyB426, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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!
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