7.8
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Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa (Adults Only)

Barcelona, Spain
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Aribau, 33, Barcelona, Spain, 08011
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Overview

Set within 0.6 miles from Placa de Catalunya, the 4-star Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only features free Wi-Fi throughout the venue as well as private parking nearby. Located adjacent to University of Barcelona, this accommodation offers a fitness room and beauty services free of charge.

Location

Casa Batllo is less than 0.6 miles away. This hotel is 0.5 miles away from the center of Barcelona.

This property is 200 feet away from Aribau - Arago bus stop and within a 5-minute walk from Universitat subway station.

Rooms

Some rooms have courtyard view. Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa- Adults Only features 105 rooms across 7 floors.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. Guests can enjoy European, Mediterranean, Spanish and Catalan meals at La Flauta within 5 minutes' walk of the venue.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 14.30 per person per day. 

Leisure

Turkish steam bath, a spa area and a solarium are offered for relaxation.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 24 per day.

The hotel staff speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Catalan, Portuguese.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   105.

Former name: Axel Hotel Barcelona

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Facilities
Most popular facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 24 per day

Baggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness studio

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Rooftop pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Turkish bath

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

General

  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour services
  • Food/ Drinks
  • Fitness/ Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa and relaxation

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Fitness studio
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Stores/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Happy hour

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cribs

Spa & Leisure

  • Rooftop pool
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach towels
  • Sun loungers
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room features

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Mirror
  • Armchair
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cribs provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

Premium King Room
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Max:
    2 persons
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Premium for Single Use
  • Bed options:
    1 Double bed
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Premium Single Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed
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City King Room
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Max:
    2 persons
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Deluxe King Room
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Max:
    2 persons
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Deluxe for Single Use
  • Bed options:
    1 Double bed
  • Max:
    1 person
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Deluxe Double Room for Single Use
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Max:
    1 person
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Economy Double Room
  • Bed options:
    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed
  • Max:
    2 persons
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City Double Room for Single Use
  • Bed options:
    1 Double bed
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
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Superior Double Room for Single Use
  • Bed options:
    1 Double bed
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
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Superior Double Room
  • Bed options:
    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking
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Deluxe Room
  • Bed options:
    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed1 King-size bed2 Single beds
  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Sea view
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Heating
  • Balcony
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Classic Single Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed1 Single bed
  • Max:
    1 person
  • Courtyard view
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Heating
  • Balcony
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Premium Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed2 Single beds or 1 Double bed2 Single beds
  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Street view
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking
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Twin Room
  • Bed options:
    2 Single beds2 Single beds or 1 Double bed1 King-size bed
  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Courtyard view
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking
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Premium Double Room for Single Use
  • Bed options:
    1 Double bed1 Single bed
  • Max:
    1 person
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Location
Aribau, 33, Barcelona, Spain, 08011
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
University
University of Barcelona
1200 ft
236 Carrer de Mallorca
Cerveceria Catalana
2400 ft
Calle D'aribau
La Flauta
300 ft
18 Rambla de Catalunya
Ciudad Condal
2400 ft
Calle Aribau
Vigo
200 ft
Carrer D'Aribau
Nikkei 103
100 ft
Getting around
Airports
Barcelona-El Prat (BCN) 8.9 mi
Girona-Costa Brava (GRO) 56.8 mi
Train
FGC - Provença2000 ft
Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station2300 ft
Metro stations
Universitat1700 ft
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Reviews
7.8
Very good1192 reviews
Location8.2
Rooms7.8
Service7.2
Dining7.4
  • 9.0
    Perfect

    We stayed next to casa mila and could visit casa amatller. Private parking & friendly staff...

    MargaretCanada, 
  • 7.0
    Very good

    Some of great tourist attractions like universitat metro were right by the hotel. The venue was in the central setting.

    MichaelUnited States of America, 
  • 9.0
    Perfect

    Not far from many restaurants, shops.

    Ursula W.Switzerland, 
  • 10.0
    Perfect

    Super nice staff, great location, nice rooms.

    The spa area is 10€/day, which is a bit strange, otherwise everything was great!

    United States of America, 
  • 7.2
    Very good

    We had booked a premium room, which was very spacious and had a wonderful view of the street. Unfortunately, it is difficult to sleep with open windows because of the noise. The location is ideal for sightseeing and nightlife. Hotel in general is very cruisy :-)

    Personnel rather unmotivated. Unfortunately the spa area was closed for renovation. No special conditions with a parking garage nearby.

    OwenUnited Kingdom, 
  • 9.0
    Perfect

    Staff was very friendly and courteous!

    The rooms could have been a little bigger! Second chair was missing, wardrobe was missing! . Hotel room is ideal for short trips

    DarrenUnited Kingdom, 
  • 8.2
    Great

    quick reach to lovely Restaurant and Clubs are nearby.

    MarcelRomania, 
  • 8.0
    Great

    Near to public transportation stops as well as the city center

    Melis M.Turkey, 
  • 9.2
    Perfect

    Great location in the center, nice building, very good japanese restaurant on-site

    United States of America, 
  • 8.2
    Great

    There was nothing that struck me as particularly beautiful or unique: except the massage. That was a super cool massage.

    The interior design is incredibly boring. I think my grandparents would like it but not a modern sophisticated aesthetic-conscious guest. The person shows the most necessary kindness, nothing more. The gym area is underground (bad).

    United States of America, 
  • 7.0
    Very good

    The staff were all very friendly and courteous. I have rarely been greeted so nicely with an offer of a guided tour of the spa area. The room could have been a little bigger, the open combination of room and bath was chic and yet functionally well solved.

    No wardrobe in the room, therefore little storage space for clothes. The elevator is definitely too dark - therefore uncomfortable in a strange environment.

    PatrickUnited Kingdom, 
  • 10.0
    Perfect

    The hotel staff was excellent. With the windows closed there was a peaceful silence in the room. Rooms are cleaned everyday and during the whole day. City centre is in walking distance. Neighbourhood is perfect. This hotel I most definitely will return to. If you are looking for comfort, service, humour and have an open mind towards people, this hotel is definitely a perfect place to stay.

    The Spa wasn't finished, so there was a little bit of noise of building and we could use all the facilities. They will finish the Spa within two weeks.

    United States of America, 
  • 9.6
    Perfect

    Great location in the middle of the gay district. Very gay friendly. Loved the roof top sky bar and excellent gym facilities - the buffet breakfast was great too. Rooms minimalist but comfortable - limited storage space if staying for more than a few days though.

    Even though we stayed in early July the roof top bar was closed on a Monday as were a large number of bars in the area

    United States of America, 
  • 9.2
    Perfect

    The service at the terrace was very poor.

    United States of America, 
  • 9.6
    Perfect

    This was my third stay at the hotel. I was pleased to see that the renovations that were being done last year are complete and the hotel is even more beautiful than before. The location is ideal and the hotel staff while truly professional are at the same time exceedingly approachable and friendly.

    I entered the Ground Bar one night on the way home and a woman who said she represented the hotel stopped me and told me it was a lesbian party and to "get out". When I explained that I was just going to the elevator she raised her voice and again told me to get out. This woman was extremely rude to me and I am not cerrtainly not used to being spoken to in such a manner particularly when I was a guest at he hotel. Nor was it posted anywhere what was going on that night. I'm sure this was an isolated incident because if I thought this is how guests are now going to be treated at Axel I would not recommend the hotel to anyone. Other that this experience the rest of my stay was great as usual. As I stated earlier this was my third stay at the hotel and I was very happy to return.

    United States of America, 
FAQ
What is the closest airport?
The hotel lies within 10 miles of Barcelona-El Prat airport.
Does the property offer facilities for business travelers?
Yes, the business facilities include a business center and a meeting room.
How far is the city center from the property?
The city center is located 0.5 miles away.
Are there any cleaning services provided?
Yes, the hotel offers ironing and room service.
How can I spend my leisure time at the property?
You can enjoy a nightclub, a courtyard and a shared lounge available on site.
Can I have lunch or dinner nearby?
Yes, you can have a meal at Cerveceria Catalana, Ciudad Condal and La Flauta located about 300 feet away.
What room types are available here?
The hotel provides such room types as a deluxe room and a double room.
What spa facilities does the property offer?
The hotel includes a health club, a spa area and a solarium.
What onsite sport activities can I take part in?
You can benefit from fitness classes and a gym area available on site.
Address
Aribau, 33, Barcelona, Spain, 08011
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Highlights
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104of 534 hotels in Barcelona
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cribs provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Barcelona-El Prat (BCN) 8.9 mi
Girona-Costa Brava (GRO) 56.8 mi
Train
FGC - Provença2000 ft
Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station2300 ft
Metro stations
Universitat1700 ft
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Need a shuttle?
You can book a shuttle, once your reservation is complete.
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