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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

Aribau 33 Barcelona Barcelona 08011

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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), as well as Italian, Mediterranean, and international cuisine for dinner. 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.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Total number of rooms - 105 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Plasma TV 

Where to Eat

The Kitchen Restaurant - Serves breakfast daily (surcharge), as well as Italian, Mediterranean, and international cuisine for dinner. Indoor and outdoor seating. Art deco façade.

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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Parasailing nearby 

Spa Services

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.

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Minimum guest age is 18

Hotel Registry Number - HB-004327

Caters to adults only

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 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.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: EUR 14.30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 24.00 per day
  • A facilities fee includes use of:
- Spa
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Axel Barcelona Urban Spa
  • Axel Hotel
  • Axel Hotel & Urban
  • Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa
  • Axel Hotel Barcelona Spa
  • Hotel Axel
  • Axel Hotel Barcelona Catalonia
  • Axel Hotel Barcelona Urban Spa
  • Axel Hotel Urban Spa
  • Axel Urban Spa
  • Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa Catalonia
  • Axel Hotel Barcelona Urban Spa Caters to Gay Men

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.

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