Axel Hotel Barcelona

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 24 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Dining room

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

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

Offering 105 rooms, the unique Axel Hotel Barcelona features a steam room, an indoor swimming pool and a courtyard available on site. Residing in a 7-story building, the hotel was opened in 2003 and renovated in 2010.

Because of Axel Hotel Barcelona location in the heart of a vibrant area, it is easy to get to FC Barcelona Museum, Las Ramblas and Port Vell. The venue is set within 1 km from Barcelona city center.

Set next to restaurants and cafés, this hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library and a roof-top pool on site.

A 5-minute walk from Passeig de Gràcia train station. El Prat De Llobregat airport is 15 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

Rooms at Axel Hotel Barcelona feature modern touches such as heating, cable television, high-speed internet, direct dial phone and a kitchen. The rooms look on to the sea. Guests can make use of a shower, a hairdryer and towels.

Eat & Drink

Mediterranean meals are served at the restaurant. The downstairs bar stocks cocktails and champagnes to enjoy in a comfortable atmosphere. The property is located near a port, just about 50 meters from Bench restaurant and Restaurante Rias de Vigo serving a wide selection of dishes.

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

Services

Guests can rent bicycles and cars on the premises.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature cribs and a pool. The property offers a gym, a fitness room and aerobics classes helping guests to keep fit.

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.

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

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Gay friendly
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Aerobics

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Patio
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Mirror
  • Armchair
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 1 year
Existing bedding FREE
Crib FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

How to reach hotel

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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, 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 floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    105

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Rooms and availability

Axel Hotel Barcelona photos Room
Premium Twin Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • 24-hour room service
    • Heating
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Electronic key card
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bedding:Extra long beds
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|Twin Room - With Breakfast. Premium-Bed & Breakfast-Standard

Axel Hotel Barcelona photos Room
Twin Room
City view
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Heating
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Electronic key card
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bedding:Extra long beds
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Twin Room - With Breakfast. City Room-Bed & Breakfast-Standard

Axel Hotel Barcelona photos Room
City King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Slippers
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Extra long beds
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard room with city views or interior, some with twin or king size bed. All equipped with modern technology and all equipped with the following amenities: Menu 4 pillows, free high speed internet access for laptops, room service, hair-dryer, a flat screen TV with satellite channels and minibar.

Axel Hotel Barcelona photos Room
Suite
  • Room size:

    540 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Super King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Heating
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Electronic key card
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Extra long beds
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|SUITE STANDARD (suite)

Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Superior Junior Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • General:Free internet access
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Superior room or junior suite, with view to the city and courtyard views, spacious and comfortable. All equipped the most modern technology, and feature the following amenities: Menu 4 pillows, free high speed internet access for laptops, room service, hair-dryer, a flat screen TV with satellite channels and with minibar.

Economy Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Room

Axel Hotel Barcelona Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Casa Batlló2000 ft
  • Casa Milà2000 ft

Places of interest

  • Next Level700 ft
  • Amics del Centre Cristia Dels Universitaris1400 ft
  • Adoracion Nocturna Femenina1700 ft
  • Casa Ametller2000 ft

Train stations

  • FGC - Provença1700 ft
  • Passeig de Gràcia Train Station2000 ft
  • FGC - Pl.Catalunya2000 ft
  • Passeig de Gràcia - Rail Station2000 ft

Convention centers

  • Casa del Tibet2000 ft

Amusement

  • Billar Club Barcelona1400 ft
  • les plages1400 ft
  • Bunker Store1700 ft
  • Bingo Don Pelayo1700 ft

Museums

  • The Fundació Antoni Tàpies1700 ft

Parks

  • Institucion Teresiana1700 ft

Theaters

  • Villarroel Teatre1000 ft

Underground stations

  • Universitat1000 ft

Local attractions

  • City Hall 5000 ft
    Placa Sant Jaume 1, Barcelona
  • Basilica of the Sagrada Familia1.3 mi
    Sardenya Street, Barcelona
  • Teatre Principal5300 ft
    La Rambla 27, Barcelona
  • CaixaForum5100 ft
    Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8, Barcelona
  • Museu d'idees i invents de Barcelona 5200 ft
    Ciutat, 7, Barcelona

Near the hotel

  • Museu del Modernisme Catala1000 ft
    C/ Balmes 48, Barcelona
  • Fundacion Francisco Godia1500 ft
    Diputacion, 250, Barcelona
  • Passeig de Gracia2200 ft
    Passeig de Gracia, Eixample, Barcelona
  • Casa Amatller2100 ft
    Passeig de Gracia, 41, Barcelona
  • Casa Batllo2100 ft
    Passeig de Gracia, 43, Barcelona
  • Tapies Foundation1800 ft
    Arago, 255, Barcelona
  • Museo del Perfume 2100 ft
    Passeig de Gracia, 39, Barcelona

Restaurants nearby

  • La Flauta300 ft

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

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

  • Restaurante El Puma100 ft

    Address: Aribau, 44
    Phone: 934541913

    55% likes this, based on 68 reviews

  • Misaki100 ft

    Address: Aribau, 40
    Phone: +34 934513393

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

  • Cinc Sentits400 ft

    Address: Aribau 58
    Phone: 93 323 9490

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

  • L'Auca Restaurant100 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 floors:
    7
  • 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
Fabulous
Based on 1151 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
10.0
Service
10.0
Value
8.0
Dining
8.0

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, 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 floors:
    7
  • 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

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Travel Guide:
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