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Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They welcome us with a small bottle of cava and 2 free drinks to celebrate my birthday. I wasn't expecting that, a great surprise! Also they had free entertainment on the roof top all weekend at night (drag show, gogo boys, spanish music). Very gay, very fun :-) Thanks to all the team at Axel, I'll remember my stay in...

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

Dear Guy, We would like to thank you for your positive review about your stay. At Axel Hotels, we strain to take care of the smallest details with our customers, which are always important. It is part of our priorities to offer different options for free entertainment and provide an excellent service. Axel Hotel's skybar is considered one of the...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We checked in on May 19, my birthday and our anniversary. We were welcomed to the room with a nice bottle of Cava on ice. We stayed in room 412, which has a great balcony and a great view of the city. The Sky Bar is an excellent place to relax with a cocktail. And, during the day, it's also...

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

Dear Tim, We would like to thank you for your positive review about your stay. For Axel Hotels, it is very important to provide an excellent service to all our customers and comments like yours are very appreciated. Thank you for recommending us and we are looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Marc - General Manager Axel...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for a short visit to Barcelona over the weekend. The hotel is centrally located and was convenient for us to walk to all places. The room was comfortable with a unique layout (glass shower facing the room). The balcony was great for soaking up the city atmosphere, as was the rooftop bar. Staff were friendly and helpful. The...

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

Dear Dominic, Thank you very much for your positive review about your stay. We are happy to hear your opinion about the hotel, our main goal is providing an excellent service and comments like yours are very appreciated. It is good to know you are satisfied with the SPA service and the massage provided by Martin. Thank you for recommending...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose this hotel to stay in with my partner as it's "heterofriendly", and I didn't quite know what to expect. This hotel MADE my holiday. Great rooms, amazing staff, beautiful view...just...perfect. I only came back a couple of days ago, and I'm already looking when I can go to Barcelona to stay there again. I don't even know what...

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Matt, 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...

Stockholm County, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always Axel is the perfect get away! This time it was a bit "to straight" with almost only straight couples.. When we arrived we realized that to roof top wasn't open for the summer. 6 sun beds and no bar service.. This was a HUGE disappointment.. If we would have got this information when we made the booking that...

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Andreas, We are happy to hear your opinion about your last stay at the hotel, our main goal is providing an excellent service and comments like yours are very appreciated. Our rooftop facilities (bar open daytime) are not fully operational until 1st June. We are sorry you were not aware of this and we hope you will be able...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel, helpful and friendly staff (Bartosz gave us exceptional service). Great location, loved the room with balcony ... only downside was blackberry cocktails in sky bar not made with fresh blackberries; made with a blackberry syrup which didn't quite cut it considering the price! Kettle/tea/coffee in room would be nice touch too; overall though loved our stay and would...

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Wendy, 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 for sharing it with all the travelers. Your opinion is very helpful for us and we are happy to know you are satisfied with the hotel and the service provided. We hope...

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room is spacious and clean. Great location-based very central. Only downside is the rooftop bar. Expensive drinks and horrible cocktails. Order a Bloody Mary and it just tasted weird and I noticed he put orange bitter on it which is very wrong. Enjoyed our stay for definitely but cocktail is a big let down. Only had beer and Cava in...

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear William, We really appreciate your review about your stay. Thank you very much for your comments, I can assure you the great quality of the cocktails served at the hotel bar, which are highly appreciated by our customers, as shown repeatedly in the hotel reviews. We hope you enjoyed your time in Barcelona and it will be a pleasure...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this hotel about three years when on a short holiday and remember the good old days when this opened. The last visit was OK so had mixed emotions on my return visit. I visit BCN regularly on business and stay in one of the more 5 star corporates, so the Axel in my eyes has always been great...

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Neil, 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. It is our priority all customers have a pleasant and satisfactory stay. Your comments will help...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stay 3 nights at the hotel in a Premium room #217. We had a great stay from the time we check in until we checked out. The front staff was extremely helpful in providing us with directions to the sites we wanted to visit as well as restaurant recommendations. They were always smiling. The room was immaculately clean. The...

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear customer, We really appreciate your positive review about your stay. We are glad to know you are satisfied about the room, staff and services. Sometimes we receive bad reviews that are not based on solid grounds and don't reflect the good standards and the quality of the hotel. That is why we love reading comments like yours. Thank you...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just here for 5 days, the room is small, but really nice and clean. Perfect for 2 persons. We are at Axel Two. I had a really really great massage from Danny! He is the best!, Thanks Danny for the great massage!

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Gerente at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Marco, We really appreciate your feedback about the massage you got at the hotel SPA. We do have an amazing team of masseurs and we are happy to read good comments about the service they provide. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the future. Kindest Regards Marc - General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona

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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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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: $179 - $535 (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:
#27 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#130 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#137 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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“Close to nice restaurants and gay bars”
81guyl, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Any room has a beautiful view and a balcony.”
TimCollier, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“We liked the premium room,,,think it is worth the extra euro $”
Marc007Montreal, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with the terrace!”
k13ash, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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