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Located in Downtown Barcelona, Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Casa Batllo and Placa de Catalunya. This 4-star hotel has 105 guestrooms and offers a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool. It's in central Barcelona and also close to Palau de la Musica Catalana and Sagrada Familia.
For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.
All of Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa's 105 rooms are soundproofed and have an array of amenities, including minibars, safes, and phones. Plasma TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, designer toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Desks are also standard.
Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa features a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. If you drive, self parking is EUR 24.00 per day, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle (available on request) for EUR 70 per vehicle one-way. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this adults-only hotel include a health club, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace.
- Walking distance to Casa Batllo and Placa de Catalunya
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Pool bar
Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa
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.
- Outdoor pool
- Poolside bar
- Steam room
- Health club
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Business center
- 24-hour front desk
- Shopping on site
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- 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
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge)
Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa offers 105 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Plasma televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Pay movies
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Designer toiletries
- 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 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
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
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
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.
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 4 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
- 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 14.30 per person (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: EUR 70 per vehicle (one-way)
- 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. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on 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.