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Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hotel is in a great location, but that's about it. The interiors are super cheaply done. The rooms are tacky with lots of bare walls in concrete and horrible wallpaper. Sheets are not that good quality and the bed is not the that comfortable. It has that cheap motel// student dorm // India hostel feeling about. Breakfast is basic and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my best friend stayed here for 4 nights and checked out today, the staff at the hotel was so friendly even offering us a room upgrade at no extra charge and a further room upgrade from this at half price for the superior premium room which had a covered balcony with painted glass windows and a second balcony,... More 

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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed and had a good time The location is excellent The staff are very helpful and knowledgeable about Barcelona Not sure what people saying very very gay Everyone we met were very friendly and there was a good mix of people staying Breakfast was good only one morning no scrambled egg lol Housekeeping excellent Really enjoyed the stay and would... More 

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Uddevalla
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a famous gay hotel In Barcelona but I think it is to much . If you make some changes, takes the condoms of the bathroom, other pictures at the walls you will have a lot more customers. This is gay YES but we were hetero so next time I will choose another one. I love gay people but... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second visit here and like returning home. We were pleasantly surprised to be given an upgrade again but this time we lucked into a terrace suite on the seventh floor complete with its own balcony and sun beds.. We particularly enjoy the Skybar here later on as darkness falls.

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear customer, Thank you for your positive comments about our hotel! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you soon back. Best regards! Cristina Canas General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a hype hotel, lots of lovely trendy exclusive gay persons all over! It's designer feature makes it cool and city chic. BUT all that does not make it a Grand hotel that it want to be. To be a Grand hotel you need to have competent staff, a service function 24/7, staff enough and comunication between the departements. Reported... More 

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for your opinion. I am sorry that the experience with us was not entirely satisfactory. On behalf of the entire family Axel my apologies for what he says. Usually our customers always stand part of good service, it may have been an isolated case that will be remedied immediately. Thank you very much again for your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was friendly and very helpful. Room modern but limited space to hang or store clothing. Modern, clean shower area. We faced the street with small glass enclosed balcony. Sky bar very sleek. Right in the middle of Barcelona gay life and architectural gems

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear customer, Thank you for your positive comments about our hotel! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you soon back. Best regards! Cristina Canas General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona More 

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

The reception staff at this hotel and wonderful and very friendly. I was woken up early by the cleaners even with earplugs due to the noise of talking in the corridor. There was a sound of running water at all times so this was also unwelcome noise. I was not asked if I had a nice stay at checkout as... More 

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We have taken note of your comments and hope to remedy soon in order to improve our quality and service. We really appreciate your time in giving us your opinion. We hope to see you soon in Axel Hotel Barcelona or another of our Axel Hotels. Sincerely, Cristina Canas General Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent early September in Barcelona seeking sun, beach, great food and a taste of the Catalan culture, as well as catching up with a friend from London. A week at The Axel Hotel was the perfect setting for this. It is central to everything we needed: great food, gay bars and had a very pleasant pool/terrace to relax and... More 

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AxelHotelbarcelona, Director General at Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for your comment about Axel Hotel Barcelona. We are pleased that you have stayed at our hotel. We strive to provide the final service, maintaining a pleasant atmosphere. Nothing is more important to us than the welfare of our customers. We hope to have you again in the not too distant future. Best regards, Cristina Canas... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this hotel for our engagement trip and after booking a premium room, we emailed the general manager in advance and asked whether we could get the best room for that category, matching the pictures and descriptions on their website. As it was our engagement trip, we wanted things to be perfect, to which the general manager replied 'but... More 

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Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognized architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Faithful to the concept and style of Axel-design, comfortable, cosmopolitan atmosphere, is a good value for price. The 105 rooms combine the touch of decoration from Modernism with the warmth and elegance of the Mediterranean. New spaces at Axel Hotel Barcelona, will become the urban meeting point of the heterofriendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa

Address: Aribau 33, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Barcelona > Eixample
Price Range: $90 - $395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 105
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Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa Catalonia
Hotel Style:
#27 Spa Hotel in Barcelona
#130 Business Hotel in Barcelona
#154 Luxury Hotel in Barcelona
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