Stay in the heart of Barcelona Excellent location – show map

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

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.


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 full bed
or
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Sant Miquel Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Barceloneta Beach

    Barceloneta Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Sant Sebastian Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Somorrostro Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Are we able to rent the pool to sunbath for the day if so how much are your rates ?
    Good day, The spa is 10€ per one hour and per person. You must book in advance to: 24 hours before the apointment. Also is under availability. Regards,
    Answered on August 10, 2020
  • 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 sa..
    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 acc..
    Answered on February 10, 2021
  • Can you smoke on the balcony ?
    Good evening, You are welcome to smoke on our rooftop which is open from 12 to 8pm or anytime in front of the hotel. Inside it is prohibited. See yo..
    Answered on June 15, 2022
  • Is the bar open in the evening?
    Due to covid our bar is open until 9pm.
    Answered on January 18, 2021
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Hotel area info *
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 25.0 per day.
  • Parking garage
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 (temporarily closed)
  • Adults only
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi (temporarily closed) Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Solarium
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

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

  • 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.

  • 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
    • Happy hour
    • Personal trainer
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Swimming pool

  • 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.

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

  • 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

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

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

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

    • Nikkei 103

  • 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