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The area around the Hotel Axel Barcelona is known as the Gay-xample because of its lively gay scene. The staff has knowledge of the local gay scene, and the hotel is hetero-friendly too.

Offering free Wi-Fi throughout, this design hotel is close to Passeig de Gràcia's exclusive boutiques. The Axel Hotel’s 1640 ft² Spa Center includes a hydromassage pool and saunas, and the modern rooms have flat-screen satellite TVs.

The Axel’s Sky Bar features a large swimming pool, a terrace with a hot tub and a cocktail bar. Here you will find parties, art exhibitions and shows.

The Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa offers easy access to the Ramblas, the Picasso Museum and Gothic Quarter. The hotel occupies an attractive 19th-century building.

This is our guests' favorite part of Barcelona, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 29, 2005

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Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Barcelona, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Buffet

Private parking available

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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About Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only

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  • Hi! I would like to know if the spa and restaurant are available. Many thanks

    Dear custmer, Thank you for contacting us. Due to the last restrictions, the SPA and gym are not available. The hotel restaurant is open friday and saturday night but the rest of the days we offer a room service delivery for lunch and dinner. Regards


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    Answered on November 9, 2020
  • Hi are spa facilities open..? And massage etc..? Many thanks cass

    Dear custumer, Thank you for contacting us. We inform you that due to the last covid restrictions SPA facilities are not available. The gym can be accessible by booking 24 hours in advance and the Massage service is also available.


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    Answered on February 10, 2021
  • Is the bar open in the evening?

    Due to covid our bar is open until 9pm.


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    Answered on January 18, 2021
  • Does any of the standard rooms have a French or normal balcony ?

    Dear guest, all standard rooms are interior without a balcony. Only Premium rooms have a balcony. Regards


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    Answered on April 20, 2021
  • is it possible to have a room with a balcony with this booking. TIA.

    Absolutely. It will be possible. Regards


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    Asked about: Premium Double Room with Free Health Insurance • Answered on February 25, 2021
  • Can you tell me what facilities of the hotel are closed or limited when staying in December? For example the sky bar and pool area. Thanks

    Good day, Our Skybar is open. Our outdoor pool and jacuzzi open too. Gym and Spa could be close for removating. Kidn regaerds


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    Answered on October 21, 2021
  • Hello Axel Hotel , can you recommend a private local Corona Testcenter , or can the Hotel arrange for a doctor to take a test before I have to leave for Germany again ? >Thank you .

    Dear guest, we recommend Ascires Cetir center at Calle Londres 6. As we can not provide contact through here we recommend to check online and book your apointment. The price for the PCR is 70€


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    Answered on March 30, 2021
  • Hello, my reservation was moved from TWO to Axel hotel. What category can I expect ? Is the roof top area open for sunbathing?

    We have upgraded you to a room higher than the one reserved for free. Our terrace is accessible but due to Covid-19 restrictions the pool is not available for use.


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    Answered on March 27, 2021
  • Is this room the one with large balcony with retractable awning just below rooftop? Had that room type at my last stay. Want again. Was great thanks

    Good day, Hope you well. That kind of room was a suite but they are not available anymore. Now there is the new Sky bar. We just got Premium .


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    Asked about: Premium Double Room with Free Health Insurance • Answered on May 18, 2020
  • Hi, is the outdoor pool and spa working in January?

    Yes, both are open, the best option would be get the Spa considering the weather in this season.


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    Answered on January 23, 2022
  • Is there any smoking room available?

    Dear customer, all our rooms are non smoking. If you wish we can allocate you in one of the rooms on the first floor which have a semi private yard where you can smoke. Please let us know


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    Answered on September 16, 2021
  • When will the pool be opening?

    Dear customer, it will depend on the weather, normally end of April bginning of May. Please bare in mind that the swimming pool is not heated. Regards


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    Answered on April 15, 2021
  • hello, is the rooftop pool heated? what are the opening hours?

    Thank you for contacting us. The rooftop swimming pool is not heated. It is only operation during summer season. Regards


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    Answered on November 4, 2020
  • Traveling from EU to visit in July. The rules will probably change but what do I need as far as COVID. Do you have a curfew still? I am vaccinated.

    Good evening, Thank you to contact us. There is not curfew. But at this moment the clubs are close and the restaurants and bars close at 00:00 Regards, Axel team


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    Answered on June 1, 2021
  • Good morning, Can you please confirm as to whether hetro couples can stay here as it is in the perfect location for our trip? Regards Ady

    Good day, The hotel is for everyone. We are in the city center. 15 MINUTES to Plaza catalunya Kind regards


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    Answered on July 17, 2020
  • Hello! Is it allowed to use the swimming pool area for sunbathing? (In March 2021) Thank you.

    Dear guest, absolutely, the rooftop area is available for sunbathing at the moment. Regards


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    Answered on March 24, 2021
  • Hi is the hotel near la rambla how many km is far and if we make reservation for begening of may we can swim in the swimming pool it will be ok

    Yes, the hotel is near from las Ramblas. Around 1 KM, 10 min walking. We have an outdoor pool located on the rooftop which is very cold in winter. Other option is using the Spa services with indoor pools.


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    Answered on January 22, 2022
  • Is the pool, hot tub and spa open?

    Good day, Due the last restrictions, it is closed. Kind regards


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    Answered on January 20, 2021
  • Looking to book a premium room 2-16 May 2021. May i reserve a front facing room? Do all premium rooms have a balcony? Is the pool open currently?

    Dear customer; most of the premium rooms have a balcony facing the front of the buiding. We can allocate you in one of them. Outdoor swimming pool is open (but not heated).


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    Asked about: Premium Double Room with Free Health Insurance • Answered on April 2, 2021
  • I was wondering about the hours of the airport shuttle? I have a 6am flight to catch (have to be at the airport at 3am). Can the hotel help me with transfer to the Barcelona Airport? Do you have a shuttle from the cruise port to the hotel?

    The best way to get to the airport or port will be the taxi service. There is not shuttle to the airport so early.


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    Answered on July 20, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • La Villarroel Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Eixample Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Coliseum
    0.3 miles
  • Goya Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • The Fundació Antoni Tàpies
    0.3 miles
  • Casa Amatller
    0.4 miles
  • Casa Lleó Morera
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Casa Batllo
    0.4 miles
  • Passeig de Gracia
    0.4 miles
  • Plaça Catalunya
    0.5 miles
  • Tivoli Theatre
    0.5 miles
  • Placa Reial
    0.9 miles
  • Picasso Museum
    1.1 miles
  • Sants Railway Station
    1.2 miles
  • Sagrada Familia
    1.3 miles
  • Montjuïc
    1.4 miles
  • Port Olimpic
    2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Sant Miquel Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Barceloneta Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Sant Sebastian Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Somorrostro Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Nova Icaria Beach
    2.1 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Universitat Metro Station
    0.3 miles
  • Subway Urgell Metro Station
    0.4 miles
  • Train FGC - Provença
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Barcelona-El Prat Airport
    7.6 miles
  • Girona-Costa Brava Airport
    47.2 miles
  • Reus Airport
    54.7 miles
How to get to Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only from Barcelona-El Prat Airport
    Public shuttle
    Taxi
    Public transportation
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Nikkei 103

    Food: Japanese, Peruvian

Amenities of Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Happy hour Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 25 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safe
General
  • Adults only
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
  • Adults only
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool is on rooftop
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Solarium
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that use of the spa carries a surcharge.

Please note, when booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Hot tub/jacuzzi is closed from Sun, Oct 31, 2021 until Fri, Apr 15, 2022

Outdoor Swimming Pool and Outdoor Jacuzzi (not heated): Closed from Sun, Oct 31, 2021 until Fri, Apr 15, 2022

FAQs about Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only

  • Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only is 2,800 feet from the center of Barcelona.

  • The prices at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Single

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only on this page.

  • Check-in at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only has 1 restaurant:

    • Nikkei 103

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only by:

    • Taxi 25min
    • Train 30min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 35min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only (subject to availability):

    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage

  • Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Solarium
    • Fitness
    • Personal trainer
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Locker rooms
    • Happy hour
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

  • Guests staying at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Buffet