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Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa

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Reviewed 29 September 2012 via mobile

We stayed one week and enjoyed our visit. Hotel is nice and you can walk to almost every city location in Barcelona. Great selection of restaurants and bars in the neighborhood. Standard is nice and all staff are friendly and can speak english.

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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 for your great opinion. We hope see you again with us. Sincerely, Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

manchester
Reviewed 28 September 2012

Well what a great hotel Having read some of the reviews a mixed bag really recetion on arrival were friedly prompt and had all the information you needed for a quick check in The room faced out onto the main street on the 2nd floor very clean and compact and super bathroom shower the beds and towels changed every day...

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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 constructive and positive opinion. We are very happy that you enjoy your last stay with us! Hope to see you soon in any Axel Hotels around the world Best regards Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2012

We booked a year in advance and got a great deal on a 7 night stay at the Axel hotel Barcelona. On arrival we were greeted by the friendly and smiling reception staff and offered an upgrade for a nominal charge which we agreed to. Thankfully we did, as obviously our rooms would have been much smaller with no view...

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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. About the gym is totally free, pnly for the spa you have to pay. Thank you so much and hope to see you very soon back again with us! Best regards, Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2012

I first visited in 2011 and was pleased to be back. The hotel remains its clean and welcoming self. It is possible to get an inclusive deal for room and breakfast. The comfortable cocktail bar remains under used The breakfast is great and the tables kept topped up all morning. There is luggage storeage for early arrivals and late flights...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you in advance for staying many times with us since 2011, also, thank you for your positive opinion about us. We are so glad to welcome you back again. Thank you Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Thatcham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2012

After reading mixed reviews on Trip Advisor, I did wonder what the Axel Hotel would actually be like when I arrived. However, I need not have worried, it was a nice, albeit quite pricey hotel. The location is very good, close to all the main things that I wanted to see. It was also easy to find from train station,...

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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 constructive and positive opinion. We are very happy that, in general, your stay was good. Hope to see you soon with us. Best regards Borja Julia Axel Hotel Barcelona General Manager

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 22 September 2012

The hotel is located is a nice central area with lots of good places to eat and it is very close proximity to local transit and Las Ramblas. The hotel room we had was very nice, however one of the couples we were traveling with had a room in great need of renovation so I would recommend seeing the room...

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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 visit in Barcelona. I inform you that our The Ground Bar or Pop Bar it is closed during summer season, because we have open the SkyBar at the top floor. Anyway, thank you in advance for your constructive criticism and sorry if you do...

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 21 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...

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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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  • 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.”
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“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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