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Axel Hotel Barcelona

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Aribau 33, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #140 of 519 hotels in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California, USA
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142 reviews 142 reviews
81 hotel reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Depends on the rate offered. Basic hotel. Doesn't exceed expectations or minimize them. Was much nicer when it first opened years ago. Great location and neighborhood. The "gay" factor shouldn't affect anyone as its hardly noticed. The hotel appeals to many. Rooms are basic and offer the minimum needed. Could use an update as the rooms are starting to appear... More

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Waalre, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've spend 5 nights in this central located (on walking distance to plaza Cataluna) down town Barcelona hotel, the Hotel is clean has free Wifi and a swimming pool on the top floor with a nice view into the streets of Barcelona. Rooms are rather small but everything required is available. TV channel recival is in poor quality. The breakfast... More

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JORGEPEREZ, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I really appreciate your feedback and the time you spent on it. In Axel Hotel Barcelona, we always try to improve our services so that our customers can enjoy the hotel and its facilities. We really are in the center of Barcelona and your opinion about our location it´s very helpful for us, but specially for other Trip... More

Dublin, Ireland
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131 reviews 131 reviews
93 hotel reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Comfortable hotel in a great location in the centre of everything L'Eixample offers. Many nice restaurants, shops, and bars closeby. Comfortable rooftop terrace with jacuzzi and small pool that's great during the day when the sun shines. Spacious rooms that (for my room, at least - a deluxe on floor 4) could use a little refreshing. A new coat of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our 'Check-In' was very slow [approx. 20 minutes] and at 14.50 we were told that the room wouldn't be ready 'yet'. As we had a reservation for Lunch at a Restaurant nearby for 3pm. we expressed concern - however, we went to our room - to find that it was ready to be occupied.

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JORGEPEREZ, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all I would like to thank you for staying with us during your last visit in Barcelona. Also thank you for your opinion and for sharing it with all travelers on Trip Advisor. We are sure this has been a particular case, but as we clearly inform, our check is at 2pm, and due to the... More

Yarmouth,Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thank you to the wonderful staff of the Axel Hotel. Always smiling and ready with a hello and any advice asked for. Nice and very interesting room. Great location close to the Metro. There for 5 days and can't wait to go back.

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JORGEPEREZ, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Thank you for your comment about Axel Hotel Barcelona. It was really nice having you in Axel Hotel Barcelona, we are pleased that you have stay in our hotel. We strive to provide the ultimate service while maintaining an enjoyable atmosphere. Nothing is more important to us than well being of our customers. On behalf of the entire... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in Barcelona many times, so knew the Axel and its location. Position wise, it's quite good, but a little walk through Example to Las Ramblas. The Axel is all about service. The rooms are nothing special, but the atmosphere makes up for it. Its really geared to non discerning gay travellers, mostly couples.

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JORGEPEREZ, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for staying with us again and on behalf the entire tema, we greatly appreciate the confidence you have placed in us as your landmark hotel in Barcelona. We hope you visit us again soon. Yours sincerely, Jorge Perez General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for the first time in February for nine days from 14 to 23. For the first five days I stayed in the suites on the 11th floor. These are stunning, I had the adjoining apartment to my friend and we had an enormous balcony with a great view of Barcelona. The suite was modern and well designed. The... More

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JORGEPEREZ, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all let me thank you so much for your great opinion about Axel Hotel Barcelona. We really appreciate your time to give us your opinion, for us is always welcomed to read how great your experience with us have been. Me, Adrià and all Axel Hotel Barcelona staff, are really pleased to have had you with... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for long weekend The good bits: Price, Location, friendly staff, breakfast, and facilities such as gym, spa, restaurant, and roof bar. The room was attractive The bad bits: 1.Had room on first floor with no windows just patio doors. If one wanted fresh air one had to open door so lack of privacy. 2.Noisy, as had music from bar... More

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JORGEPEREZ, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are delighted for your excellent comments about our Hotel. Axel Hotel Barcelona is synonymous of quality and this is what we want to offer to all our guests. What really matters to us is that our customers have a pleasant stay in our hotel and feel at home, because,... More

San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel for 3 days and it was a lovely experience, absolutely fantastic location super central to Placa Catalunya and Universitat Square. Very friendly staff, the room was great on the 6th floor, the staff were really welcoming and we had so much fun on saturday night, we didn't expected such party in a hotel and we... More

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JORGEPEREZ, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are really pleased that you stayed with us during your last visit in Barcelona. We really are in the center of Barcelona and your opinion about our location it´s very helpful for us, but specially for other Trip Advisor visitors. Our staff is 24h at your disposal to help you enjoy each option that the city can... More

Whittier, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 days in March 2014. Very interesting. Booked it because of location and pricing. There was a promotion they had, but when I got there I was asked if I wanted to upgrade my room. I didn't at first. I was out into a room that looked very much like a Motel 6- nothing like the pictures... More

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JORGEPEREZ, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your opinion and your time to give us the opportunity to improve our services. Our hotel is characterized by a hotel located in the heart of the gay district of Barcelona and as one would expect is the first aimed at the gay hotel in the world and we are very proud of. Our audience is... More

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Additional Information about Axel Hotel Barcelona

Also Known As:
Axel Hotel Barcelona Catalonia
Address: Aribau 33, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#23 Romantic Hotel in Barcelona
#62 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#88 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
#174 Family Hotel in Barcelona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Axel Hotel Barcelona 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
From August 2013, Axel Hotel Barcelona enters the path of development and to contribute our concern about the environment! As a reference for the international tourism, Axel Hotel Barcelona is certified as sustainable property. ... more   less 
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