Ideally positioned in the heart of the Gayxample area of Barcelona, Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa is the flagship of the Axel gay hotel chain. This 'straight-friendly' hotel opened its doors in 2003, and it has since gained two additional floors and has expanded to a second building next door. The Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa remains the meeting point for the community, particularly for its rooftop terrace and pool, which is always packed over the summer.
Faithful to the concept and style of the Axel brand, Axel Hotel Barcelona is equal parts comfortable, cosmopolitan, and good value for money. It offers completely renovated, designer rooms and expansive facilities, making your stay all the more memorable.
The 105 rooms combine the touch of decoration from Modernista with the warmth and elegance of the Mediterranean. Spaces at Axel Hotel Barcelona are the urban meeting point of the hetero-friendly and trendy audience of the city, offering a unique atmosphere and environment full of tasteful elements.
The main design concept (the harmonious combination of the past, the present and the future) is reflected in everything from the beautiful façade, to the small decorative details in the interior design. History and design are integrated through materials from both the Modernista style of Barcelona and contemporary European design.
The Ground Bar gives you the opportunity to experience a touch of indulgence in the city, with some of the best cocktails around. Let your senses to be wooed at Sky Bar, a rooftop terrace bar which provides great views of the Eixample district. Sky Bar is a chic place to truly enjoy the nightlife of Barcelona, under the stars of a summer night.
After a hectic day or a stressful week, give yourself a pleasurable treat with an urban spa experience at Wellness Club 33. The wellness area of 500 m2, offers a fabulous water zone, treatment rooms, massages and a personal fitness trainer service. This is the ideal place to get disconnected and delight all your senses.
Axel Hotel Barcelona Gay Friendly Hotels Barcelona has the honor of being awarded "The Best Gay Hotel in the World" by readers of "The Out Traveler" (USA), the prestigious travel magazine. With its central location, cosmopolitan atmosphere, and great guests year-round, Axel Hotel Barcelona will present you with an unforgettable stay in the Catalan capital.
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You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property: 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.
Don't miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including a health club, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. Additional features at this Art Deco hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.
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.
Make yourself at home in one of the 105 air-conditioned guestrooms. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, and housekeeping is provided daily.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy. Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 4 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out. Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 17.50 per person (approximately) Nearby parking fee: EUR 24 per day Facilities fee: EUR 10 per person, per day and includes use of: - Spa The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at Nikkei 103, a restaurant which specializes in Peruvian cuisine, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to noon for a fee.
Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events.
Located in Barcelona (Eixample), Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa - Adults Only is within a 10-minute walk of Casa Batllo and University of Barcelona. This 4-star hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from La Rambla and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Placa de Catalunya.
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer. University of Barcelona - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi Teatre Goya - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi Rambla de Catalunya - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi Teatre Coliseum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi Casa Amatller - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi Casa Batllo - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi Passeig de Gracia - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi Hospital Clinic - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi La Rambla - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi Placa de Catalunya - 1 km / 0.6 mi Teatre Poliorama - 1 km / 0.6 mi Portal de l'Angel - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi Casa Mila - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi The preferred airport for Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa - Adults Only is Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) - 14.6 km / 9 mi
Ideally positioned in the heart of the Gayxample area of Barcelona, Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa is the flagship of the Axel gay hotel chain. This 'straight-friendly' hotel opened its doors in 2003, and it has since gained two additional floors and has expanded to a second building next door. The Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa remains the meeting po...Read more
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