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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very clean rooms Perfect service and really friendly staff and cleaning ladies Big bathroom and separate toilet Very good breakfast A real top hotel in the center of Barcelona. Only 10 minutes by feet of plaza Catalunya

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

Dear Michael, First of all, I would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with all 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...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice and clean hotel. Love the ideea of a heterosexual friendly hotel... Perfectly located in the heart of Barcelona, the only minus is that the restaurant for breakfast was closed for renovation

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

Dear Ciprian, 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 only encourage us to do even better, I will share them with the hotel staff and all the team. We hope to see you very soon at Axel Hotel Barcelona. Yours sincerely, Marc...

Heslington, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff at the hotel was very friendly and welcoming, the gym facilities are great and the location is perfect. The room was clean and had everything we needed, the beds are very comfortable, however it got a bit hot during the night.

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

Dear Grace, We really appreciate your positive review about your stay, we hope you enjoyed your time in Barcelona. I take this opportunity to let you know we will be opening our second in Berlin this month. All the team at the hotel and I hope to welcome you back to Axel Hotel Barcelona in the near future. Marc -...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the hotel before checkin time due to an early flight, so the reception staff kindly looked after our bags and invited us to explore the local area (which is fantastic by the way, very welcoming and inclusive) before popping back. On returning a few hours later when our room was ready, I was asked to provide the...

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

Dear Aaron, First of all, I would like to thank you for the comments you shared with all Tripadvisor users. I am sorry to know your last stay was not as pleasant as expected and I would like to apologize for all the inconveniences you experienced which could have been avoided. It is our priority all customers have a pleasant...

Reviewed 1 week ago

My self and my partner choose the Axel Hotel as is was a gay Hotel, I expected a very different experience. Before our arrival the guys seemed so helpful and went out of their way to suggest places to eat for NYE but when we arrived it was a different story, we arrived early and we were told that we...

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

Dear Philip, First of all, I would like to thank you for the comments you shared on Tripadvisor. I am sorry to know your last stay was not as pleasant as expected and I would like to apologize for all the inconveniences you experienced which could have been avoided. It is our priority all customers have a pleasant and satisfactory...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place in the middle of everything! Although it has been a few years since the remodelling, (the suites could use a facelift) it is still our favorite place. And that's mainly because of the friendly staff. All the receptionists! ( namely Bartosz, John, Alexandra and Aleix) are supernice, always helpful and smiling and make you feel welcome and...

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

Dear Niko, 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, I will share them with the hotel staff and all the team. I am glad to know you were happy with the hotel and its facilities. I...

St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guys, this is not a destination for you! This is more hostel rather than hotel. The only pros is a location. Otherwise, your room will be tiny, with thin walls, and VERY HARD beds! As rock! Impossible to sleep! We checked in for a week and cheked out in 45 minutes! No, no, no! Yes, it is a gay hotel...

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

Dear Alex, First of all, I would like to thank you for your review, and I am sorry you got that wrong impression of the hotel, which does not correspond with our standards. You mentioned it, you left 45 minutes after checking in, so that leaves no room for anyone to get a whole and reliable opinion about what a...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on the 1st Jan for 4 nights great hotel rooms are fab with choice of room types up to suites roof top pool and bar and inside pool and gym Would definitely recommend this hotel for a break this is my second visit here

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

Dear Alexander, 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 only encourage us to do even better, I will share them with the hotel staff and all the team. I take this opportunity to let you know we will be opening our second...

New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes this Hotel is Fantastic ! Yes it is a Hotel geared for Gays . But it didn't matter that my Husband and I were not.. We were more than welcome . Our room was wonderful large with a great view.. We would stay there again if we ever go back to Barcelona ! Sky bar was great !

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

Dear Caludette, 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....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, in the heart of Eixample. However, this hotel was over-priced for what it was. The room was quite small, and the hotel was very dark and it was a struggle to find one's way around. The staff were not particularly friendly.

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

Dear Samir, First of all, I would like to thank you for your comments and review. I am sorry to know your last stay was not as positive as expected. I will be happy if you could give us a second chance in order to show you that we make a good work at the Axel Hotel Barcelona. We will...

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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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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: £56 - £182 (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 & Urban Spa Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#28 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#130 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#145 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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 of 5 bubbles 228philipr, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“room was great right in the front of hotel.No noise and great view .”
 of 5 bubbles Caludette, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“higher up is quieter unless you go too high as there is a nice bar on the rooftop :-)”
 of 5 bubbles willemwillem, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great!!!”
 of 5 bubbles ronnieboyninja, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms to the front have a julette balcony”
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