Axel Hotel Barcelona

Aribau, 33, Barcelona, Spain, 08011  show map
 4 stars
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Axel Hotel Barcelona

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Verified Reviews:

  • Telephone didn't work - Room with balcony - Good value
  • Delicious breakfast - Comfy beds - Excellent service
  • Very quiet - Pool on the roof - Modern bathroom
  • Towels quality very low - Well located - Great staff
  • Great place - Rooms were clean - Great shower

Overview

The Axel is one of the tourist chain hotels, spread throughout the Europe and well-known and beloved due to their functionality, wide range of servides and facilties provided, and friendly atmosphere. Axel Barcelona has an ideal position a short walk or a quick ride by bus or underground ride (the Universitat and Clinic stations are nearby) to the major city landmarks.


This design hotel is a unique example of the modern urban architecture and interior design: acid glass windows, stylish furniture, mosaic floors and bright elements in décor make it exclusive. At the same time the staffs create a really home-like atmosphere of hearty welcome.


The guestrooms range from Standard to Superior ones and Suites are soundproofed, have air conditioning, large beds, flat-screen TV, I-net access, pay-per view movies, safe, phone, and minibar. Rooms adapted for disabled guests are provided.


The hotel has an array of the modern amenities you may need during your stay: 24-hour front desk, tour desk, luggage storage, safety box, business services and conference rooms, laundry, dry cleaning, on-site shops.


Separate assets of the hotel are its recreational venues: an outdoor swimming pool, roof terrace with loungers, spa and fitness centers, sauna, steam bath/hammam, and Jakuzzi. The guests keen on reading can also enjoy the evening in a pleasant ambience of the on-site library.


The hotel offers an excellent alternative to dining out: an on-site restaurant able to compete with the best dining restaurants of the city, or modern bar. The buffet breakfast shouldn’t be missed – a variety and quality of items offered cater to the most demanding taste.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   105.

Dining options

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

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Gay friendly
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Paid porterage
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Paid swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Patio
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • Armchair

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Axel Hotel Barcelona Barcelona location
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Hotel Address:

Aribau, 33, Barcelona, Spain, 08011

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City Center
  • Barcelona
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • FGC - Provença
    2000 ft
  • Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station
    2300 ft
Underground stations
  • Universitat
    1400 ft
  • Urgell
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • La Flauta (cuisine: Mediterranean, Tapas, Spanish)
    300 ft
  • Cinc Sentits (cuisine: Contemporary)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Museu del rei de la Magia
    3800 ft
  • La Playa de Sitges
    1.2 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    105

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Rooms and availability

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Premium Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Double beds
Size: 270 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
    Axel Hotel Barcelona City Double RoomAxel Hotel Barcelona City Double RoomAxel Hotel Barcelona City Double RoomAxel Hotel Barcelona City Double Room
    City Double Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    City Double Room

    Room facilities
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      City First Floor Double Room
      Bed type: Double or Twin beds
      Size: 220 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Standard room with city or garden views, located on the ground floor. Each has 1 king-size bed or 2 single beds. There is a 4-pillow pillow menu, free WiFi, minibar and flat-screen satellite TV.

      Room facilities
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        Suite
        Bed type: 1 Super-King Size bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
        Size: 540 sq. feet
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        • Shower
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        With separate bedroom, lounge and 30 m² terrace.

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Axel Hotel Barcelona Barcelona location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Aribau, 33, Barcelona, Spain, 08011

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Barcelona
            2700 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • FGC - Provença
            2000 ft
          • Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station
            2300 ft
          Underground stations
          • Universitat
            1400 ft
          • Urgell
            2300 ft
          Restaurants
          • La Flauta (cuisine: Mediterranean, Tapas, Spanish)
            300 ft
          • Cinc Sentits (cuisine: Contemporary)
            400 ft
          Beaches
          • Museu del rei de la Magia
            3800 ft
          • La Playa de Sitges
            1.2 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2010
          • Number of rooms:
            105

          Hotel Awards

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          Axel Hotel Barcelona Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Casa Batlló - 2000 ft
          • Casa Milà - 2000 ft

          Places of interest

          • Next Level - 700 ft
          • Amics del Centre Cristia Dels Universitaris - 1400 ft
          • Adoracion Nocturna Femenina - 1700 ft
          • Casa Ametller - 2000 ft
          • Transbordador Aeri - 2300 ft
          • Monumento a Colón - 2300 ft

          Train stations

          • FGC - Provença - 1700 ft
          • FGC - Pl.Catalunya - 2000 ft
          • Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station - 2000 ft
          • Plaça Catalunya - Rail Station - 2000 ft

          Convention centers

          • Casa del Tibet - 2000 ft

          Amusement

          • les plages - 1400 ft
          • Billar Club Barcelona - 1400 ft
          • Bingo Don Pelayo - 1700 ft
          • Bunker Store - 1700 ft
          • Cine Renoir Floridablanca - 2000 ft

          Museums

          • The Fundació Antoni Tàpies - 1700 ft
          • Casa Milà von Gaudi - 2300 ft

          Parks

          • Institucion Teresiana - 1700 ft

          Theaters

          • Villarroel Teatre - 1000 ft

          Underground stations

          • Universitat - 1000 ft
          • Urgell - 2000 ft

          Local Attractions

          • City Hall (Casa de la Ciutat / Ayuntamiento) - 5000 ft
            Placa Sant Jaume 1, Barcelona
          • Basilica of the Sagrada Familia - 1.3 mi
            Sardenya Street, Barcelona
          • Teatre Principal - 5300 ft
            La Rambla 27, Barcelona
          • CaixaForum - 5100 ft
            Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8, Barcelona
          • Museu d'idees i invents de Barcelona (miba) - 5200 ft
            Ciutat, 7, Barcelona

          Near the hotelNear the hotel

          • Museu del Modernisme Catala - 1000 ft
            C/ Balmes 48, Barcelona
          • Fundacion Francisco Godia - 1500 ft
            Diputacion, 250, Barcelona
          • Passeig de Gracia - 2200 ft
            Passeig de Gracia, Eixample, Barcelona
          • Casa Amatller - 2100 ft
            Passeig de Gracia, 41, Barcelona
          • Casa Batllo - 2100 ft
            Passeig de Gracia, 43, Barcelona
          • Tapies Foundation - 1800 ft
            Arago, 255, Barcelona
          • Museo del Perfume (Museum of Perfume) - 2100 ft
            Passeig de Gracia, 39, Barcelona

          Restaurants Nearby

          • La Flauta - 300 ft

            Address: Carrer d'Aribau 23
            Phone: 933 237 038

            76% likes this, based on 516 reviews
            Cuisine: Mediterranean, Tapas, Spanish
            Price Range: USD 20 - USD 25

          • Restaurante El Puma - 100 ft

            Address: Aribau, 44
            Phone: 934541913

            55% likes this, based on 68 reviews

          • Misaki - 100 ft

            Address: Aribau, 40
            Phone: +34 934513393

            51% likes this, based on 29 reviews
            Cuisine: Japanese

          • Cinc Sentits - 400 ft

            Address: Aribau 58
            Phone: 93 323 9490

            85% likes this, based on 390 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary

          • L'Auca Restaurant - 100 ft

            Address: Aribau, 39
            Phone: 93 451 20 31

            76% likes this, based on 81 reviews
            Cuisine: Spanish
            Price Range: USD 13 - USD 38

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2010
          • Number of rooms:
            105

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          Axel Hotel Barcelona Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Axel Hotel Barcelona

          Average guest rating

          7.6out of 10
          Excellent
          Based on 1151 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          10.0
          Rooms
          10.0
          Service
          10.0
          Value
          8.0
          Dining
          8.0

          Individual guest reviews

          • Single
            9.2

            The location is great - near shopping streets, good restaurants and tourist sights. The staff, especially Wim at the front desk, were very helpful. The rooms were recently renovated and are very comfortable.

            The renovations were not complete so facilities like the spa, gym and roof terrace were not ready yet. Also, due to ongoing renovations it was quite noisy from 9am till about 6pm... not great to wake up to drilling and hammering.

          • Older travelers
            5.0

            the front desk staff were very helpful

            the lack of information about ongoing construction at the hotel and the lack of access to pool, roof bar, and the gym which are advertised as reasons to stay at this hotel... no offer to compensate either with breakfast or other supplement... jack hammers started at 8:00 and 8:30... we were given a room on the 4th floor right under the constructions... workmen were in the hallways at 7:30... trash containers in front of the hotel... I could go on and on...

          • Single
            8.8

            Personel is superb

            It wasn't totally finished, so there was some noise in the morning from the work and all special things, like the swimming pool, the roofbar etc. weren't open. Will be back to see how it is in the end though!

          • Single
            3.8

            Location of this hotel is the only redeeming feature.

            This hotel is still under construction with many of the hotel facilities not working i.e. the elevator, the gym, air-conditioning, roof top bar. The hotel was covered in dust and the noise of drilling was unbearable. I was supposed to stay 4 days but checked out the first thing next morning and was charged the rate for a fully functional hotel. I was not informed that the hotel was under construction when I booked, and no explanation when I checked in.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Very nice facility wit great amenities. Rate was very good too. Buffet breakfast was good and included in rate. Also, gym and spa are very nice for a hotel.

            Staff needs to be better. Understaffed at check-in and WiFI reception was very poor.

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            Funny experience there being hetro.

            Spa water was cold.

          • Single
            7.4

            Cleanliness of the rooms, and areas other than the bathrooms in the reception floor.

            Wifi was very very slow. Eating area was not to par to the hotel. Bathrooms in reception area were constantly dirty.

          • Single
            5.8

            Wifi doesn't work in the room, made 3 complaints, unfriendly staff, the hotel management just want you to pay, shut up and leave as quickly as possible

          • Single
            10.0

            My lover and I experienced Axel Hotel 4 years ago and it was great. The hotel has recently being extended: the room I got was smaller (price was cheaper too) but still excellent: a perfect place!

          • Couple
            8.2

            Well designed, comfortable and good-sized room in new wing. The hotel had been upgraded since our previous visit and a great job has been done. Exceptionally clean room. Enjoyed the Sky Bar and being able to swim after sightseeing on hot days.

            Be great to have free access to WiFi as it gets costly over several days - most hotels that we have stayed in offer free WiFi in public areas allowing one to quickly check mails/travel info; the free access to PCs in the business area was essentially always busy. Opening the Sky Bar area to nonresident guests can potentially make the pool area quite congested.

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            The location is very good. Nice looking place. Very pleasant. Breakfast is very good an well organized, so well worth it . Ricardo at the front desk is especially very friendly and accommodating. I have been here before and will return again.

            They seem too casual about late checking in.

          • Single
            4.2

            Gay hotel which states to be "heterofriendly". The only good thing about it is the location and lots of nice guys staying there.

            Maybe once ago very nice hotel but unfortunately not anymore due to bad management. Hotel looks a little tired and 'luxury' obviously not the word to describe it. Completely disappointed with torn towels in my room and rude staff (hotel general manager?!) which instead of apologies stated I torn it on purpose to get the discount. Well. Should I say more?

          • Single
            4.6

            The receptionists are very attentive, specially the Portuguese guy.

            Air-conditioning not properly working, small bathroom, rooms with dark curtains.

          • Single
            9.6

            The location of the Hotel was amazing, just in the middle of the action. Staff very friendly and knowledgeble about the area and best places to visit.Will definatly go back again to this hotel.

            We didnt like the fact that we had to pay to use the Jacuzi and Sauna. But didnt care to use them honestly.

          • Group of friends
            5.4

            Very centrally located. The terrace is nice

            There is noone to carry your luggage when you reach to the hotel. The people at the reception are also the maintenance personel.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Axel Hotel Barcelona Barcelona location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Aribau, 33, Barcelona, Spain, 08011

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Barcelona
            2700 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • FGC - Provença
            2000 ft
          • Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station
            2300 ft
          Underground stations
          • Universitat
            1400 ft
          • Urgell
            2300 ft
          Restaurants
          • La Flauta (cuisine: Mediterranean, Tapas, Spanish)
            300 ft
          • Cinc Sentits (cuisine: Contemporary)
            400 ft
          Beaches
          • Museu del rei de la Magia
            3800 ft
          • La Playa de Sitges
            1.2 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2010
          • Number of rooms:
            105

          Hotel Awards

          SpanishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBarcelonaAxel Hotel Barcelona

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Luxury Hotels in Spain

          Use Badge

          Travel Guide:
          Barcelona Travel Guide
          Read now