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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location and with a great service. The environment is good and the hotel its well located in the middle of the city. The staff were friendly and I had a great time travelling. I recommed it to travlerres who wanna have a good time in the city.

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

Dear Terry, 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...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff and rooms were exceptional! A lovely experience due to the very helpful and friendly staff. Very heterosexual comfortable and friendly. Would highly recommend, the location is perfect for walking access to historical sites and lively neighborhoods.

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

Dear Customer, We are happy to hear your opinion about the staff at the hotel, our main goal is providing an excellent service and comments like yours are very appreciated. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kindest Regards Marc - General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great central location, friendly staff, great daily breakfast. Alexandra at the front desk was very helpful as well as all the other staff members. The spa is great, and there is a nice gym. My two massages were excellent. We highly recommend this hotel.

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

Dear Gilbert, We really appreciate your positive review about the hotel. It is good to know you are satisfied with our facilities and services provided. We will be glad if you could recommend us and happy to welcome you again in the near future. Regards from all the team. Marc - General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona

Marseille, France
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This small gay owned hotel group is so simple and so nice. Rooms are spacious and adequate and the ambience overall is great for a w.e stay. The sky bar is cool for a late night drink. Staff friendly and service is superb. Go for it!

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

Dear Guest, We really appreciate your review about your stay, thank you very much for your comments and compliments. We hope you enjoyed your time in Barcelona and it will be a pleasure to host you again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Marc - General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I was referred to this hotel for a deep tissue massage while on a cruise. The location is good and the atmosphere was relaxing and clean. As I did not call ahead, I decided to take a chance and walk in for a massage. Fortunately, there was an opening at 14:00, so I only had about 1:30 hours to wait....

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

Dear Morgan, First of all, I would like to thank you using the spa facilities. We are sorry for your disappointment; I remember you paid the amount of 89€ for a deep tissue massage. After checking with the members of the staff involved I assume there was a communication problem from both sides. The spa receptionist who asked for your...

Reviewed 24 October 2016

beautiful place. great rooms and great service. the rooms are perfect. the stuff are extremely nice and help full. the location is amazing and the sky bar on the roof is a great place to hang. good place for LGBT people.

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

Dear Customer, We really appreciate your positive review about your stay. We hope you enjoyed your time in Barcelona and it will be a pleasure to host you again in the near future. Please do not hesitate to contact me for any future bookings you wish to make manager.bcn@axelhotels.com Yours Sincerely, Marc - General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My partner and I have stayed at the Axel Hotel in Berlin before which we loved. The Barcelona Axel is described as a hetero-friendly hotel but compared to the Berlin Axel and other gay hotels I would describe it more as a Gay-friendly hotel (subtle difference but different nonetheless) We had an 11 day reservation and the staff could not...

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

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for your opinion and for sharing it with us. It is good to know that our customers are satisfied with our quality and service. Axel Hotel Barcelona is synonymous with quality and really is what we want to convey to all our guests and what matters most to us is that our clients have...

Bradworthy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

When me and my partner booked this hotel we did so on Expedia.com and were unaware that it was a gay hotel, this did not bother us whatsoever, we arrived fairly late into the night and were greeted by a lovely man on reception, he upgraded us to a premium room with a balcony which was lovely. The rooms are...

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

Dear Customer, 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. We are sorry some of our facilities at the hotel spa were not available during your stay. Your opinion is very helpful for us and...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 16 October 2016

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

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a gay hotel, but not exclusively. I had a room on the 6th Floor which was clean, and spacious, very well appointed. My view was down the street and wasn't very spectacular, but OK. Free WiFi in all rooms and public spaces. The Breakfast which was included, was very good with plenty of choice. Overall the hotel was...

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

Dear Tony, We really appreciate your positive review about your stay. We hope you enjoyed your time in Barcelona and it will be a pleasure to host you again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Marc - General Manager

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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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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 

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Address: Aribau 33, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: $87 - $350 (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:
#29 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#130 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#150 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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“Our room was turned front to the street (main entrance), with a small balcony, and that was good to feel the city.”
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