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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 27 December 2012

Staff were always polite, room clean, reception and massage service very professional and i also liked the gym and spa AND working wifi. BUT there are also so many disgusting let downs, there for this was my first and last visit in this hotel. After travelling over 2500km, at the end of my workday, to this hotel, i just wanted...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Axel Hotel for your recent stay in Barcelona. Thank you Also for your opinion. We are deeply sorry for all the inconvenience that you had with the restaurant services, is not our regular way of working... I would like to apologize to you, again, for it and hope you can give us another opportunity....

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 27 December 2012 via mobile

10 Year veteran to Axel Hotel.... . I have never seen a hotel loose so much quality over a decade. - rooms are not aligned with what you expect of a quality hotel - door-list towards roadside is falling apart - toilet "flushing" every 10 seconds. ("Fixed" by staff three times.... Second time they said: just turn of the main...

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

Dear Guest, First of all I would like to thank you for staying with us during your last visit in Barcelona. Also thank you for your opinion and share it with all travelers on Trip Advisor. We are deeply sorry for the toilet flushing and the towels are brand new, that maybe the problem that you felt it wasnt drying......

Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2012

I have just spent 5 nights at the Axel in Barcelona. The staff on reception were all really friendly. Check-in was smooth and hassle free. Yep ok the issue of WiFi only being for one device is a bit of a pain, but other than my key not working on a couple of occasions, there were no problems with my...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for staying with us and thank you for your great opinion. We hope see you soon with us again during 2013. Sincerely, Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Oakland, California
Reviewed 25 December 2012

I experienced a most enjoyable and hospitable stay at the Axel Hotel Barcelona. The rooms were very clean and had all the conveniences that I desire while travelling. The staff made me feel more like family with their concern about my having a wonderful time at the hotel and in Barcelona. The staff members gave me information on using the...

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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 for stay with us during your last visit in Barcelona. Thank you for considerer us a great Hotel with a good service and good and very helpful staff. Thank you so much!! Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Very good place to stay but WIFI is only for one device and that wasn't precise before. If you wan to use personnal computer or more device, you must pay 5€ for each. Breakfast on friday, saturday and sunday were good but for monday you just have the rest : hard bread, croissant...nothing really fresh. However it's a nice place...

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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. We would like to inform you the upcoming opening of our new project AxelBeach Maspalomas in Gran Canaria island,...

New Jersey
Reviewed 4 December 2012 via mobile

I was very apprehensive to book a "gay" hotel but when I arrived my worries disappeared. The Axel is a very nice hotel for the price in a great location. It's really a great place to meet other travelers and have a good time in Barcelona. Me and my friends will definitely be back to Axel.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your fantastic comments about us. We really apreciatte you take your time and give us your opinion. We would like to inform you the upcoming opening of our new project AxelBeach Maspalomas in Gran Canaria island, which will be opened the next 1st of May 2013. The new property will offer the best leisure and...

Rome, Lazio, Italy
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Excellent hotel for gay life! It's well located for gay life and well located to visit all the main sites in Barcelona. You can walk and enjoin the local area not so busy of tourist or you can get paseo de gracia and the ramblas very easy.

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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 comments, we really apreciatte you take your time to wrotte about us in a good position. We hope to see you soon! Best regards, Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Reviewed 2 December 2012

This was my second stay in Axel BCN and I am sure that was not the last... I have booked the premium room but have asked for upgrade on arrival. The receptionist offered me fair deal for upgrade into the suite and I accepted it... if comfort is important... do the same... you will get a big room with huge...

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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!! Thank you for staying with us for a second time! thank you also for giving your support as a guest. Thanks for using Axel peolpe! is very nice socialmedia! We hope to see you soon with us! Best regards Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Just returned from a four night stay. We had booked a standard room but were offered a 10 EUR per night upgrade to a premium room. This was well worth it as the room had a balcony with excellent views, a hot tub, a king-sized bed and was very big. The room was in very good condition and the linens...

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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 your description about our rooms, areas and staff. Hope to see you very soon back again with us! Best regards, Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 28 November 2012

We just returned from a week-long stay here. The hotel was great: very quiet, clean, great price, great staff, as advertised: hetero-friendly. If you don't want to explain that to your kids, or parents, you might look somewhere else, though. The location was perfect for us to explore, a couple of blocks from the Metro and many of the Eixample...

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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 also for describe us as a great hotel with a great staff , price and very clean with a great location! Thank you also for staying with us. It is very important your opinion and to continue working for an excellent service. Hope see you soon with...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: ₹ 9,458 - ₹ 22,323 (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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“Upgraded to a superior room which was excellent.”
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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.”
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