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Get an overview of this hotelStylish hotel with spa and outdoor pool located in city center
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Near Casa Batlló
Located in Barcelona's Eixample neighborhood, this hotel stands near the designer boutiques on the Paseo de Gràcia. Casa Batlló, Plaça Catalunya, and Fundació Antoni Tàpies are all a 10-minute walk from the hotel.
Gay friendly hotel
The hotel's chic Bench Gastro Restaurant and Bar offers elegant cuisine made with local, seasonal products, and impressive show cooking.
Plasma TV, Wi-fi
Contemporary guestrooms at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa feature city or garden views. Plasma TVs come with cable channels and pay movies. Guests enjoy wireless Internet access.
Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa - Adults Only
Renovations & Closures
- Swimming pool
The area around the hotel is known as the Gay-xample because of its lively gay scene. Staff have excellent knowledge of the local gay scene, though the hotel welcomes everyone, with an open-minded, cosmopolitan atmosphere.
At Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, located in the city center, The Kitchen Restaurant serves breakfast daily (surcharge). Guests enjoy coffee and cocktails at Ground Bar. On the rooftop terrace, The Sky Bar offers drinks and snacks by the pool.
This Art Deco hotel features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility, as well as a sauna and a steam room. The Spa named Wellness pampers guests with massages. The hotel includes a business center, banquet space, and 2 meeting rooms with audio-visual equipment. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in public areas. The hotel provides laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk.
This is a smoke-free property.
- Rooftop terrace
- Full-service spa
- Indoor pool
- 24-hour front desk
- Poolside bar
- Business center
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 2
- Steam room
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor pool
- Health club
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 105
- Number of floors - 7
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge)
- Pay movies
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- In-room safe
- Free WiFi
- Soundproofed rooms
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- Plasma TV
Where to Eat
The Kitchen Restaurant - Serves breakfast daily (surcharge). Indoor and outdoor seating. Art deco façade.
The Nikkei 103 Restaurant - Serves Japanese-Peruvian fusion cuisine.
The Ground Bar - Serves coffee and cocktails nightly. Indoor and outdoor seating. Modern decor.
The Sky Bar - Poolside bar serving cocktails and snacks on the rooftop terrace. Outdoor seating.
In-room dining - Available during limited hours.
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility, as well as a sauna and a steam room.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
The Spa named Wellness pampers guests with massages, aromatherapy, and beauty services, as well as facial and body treatments. In-room massages are available (surcharge). All spa services have a surcharge.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.21 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.
- Breakfast fee: EUR 16.50 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: EUR 24.00 per day
- Facilities fee: EUR 10 per person, per day and includes use of:
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We should mention
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.