Axel Hotel Barcelona

Barcelona, Barcelona Spain

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Why Stay Here?

Axel Hotels is the first hotel chain aimed at the gay community. Each Axel Hotel is a liberal and tolerant place where everyone is welcome irrespective of their sexual orientation. We welcome, respect and value anyone who comes here without prejudice. has been in love with the Axel brand since its inception. We have followed the journey of the brand since its first hotel in Barcelona (currently there are now 2) with new properties in Berlin, the Canary Islands, Madrid and more.

We love their CEO and his vision for the brand. This is a hotel brand FOR THE GAY COMMUNITY although all are welcome. And they do not shy away from the gay traveler. Their marketing is very bold as it is one of the very first brands to use LGBT individuals in almost all of their online and print images. It is a brand who knows the LGBT traveler. employees and VIP clients will always stay in Axel Hotels. We love them! And we love their product!


From the beginning, the team has taken care of the minutest details. First of all, its location in “Gayxample”, the heart of the Barcelona gay atmosphere, 10 minutes from the most stylish and cool places in the city. Faithful to the Axel concept - style, design, comfortable, cosmopolitan atmosphere, and good value for price - the Axel Hotel Barcelona has completely renovated design rooms and expansion on facilities.

Particularly in the area around Eixample stands out for its vibrant gay scene. There is a wide and varied range of fashionable clothes shop, bars, restaurants, cafés, night clubs, hairdressers, saunas etc., and all without having to set foot outside this diverse and cosmopolitan area. As we are right in the heart of the Gayxample, the Axel Hotel Barcelona staff will tell you all the latest about what´s on in the Barcelona gay scene so that you won´t miss a thing.

The 105 rooms combine the touch of decoration from Modernista with the warmth and elegance of the Mediterranean. His trendy spaces will become the urban meeting point of the Heterofriendly and gay audience in the city, offering the unique atmosphere with an environment full of designful elements. The main design concept, the harmonious combination of the past, the present and the future, is exposed from the beautiful façade to the small decoration details in the interior design.

Let your senses to be wooed at SkyBar, the roof top terrace bar with great views on Eixample area, another chic place to feel the cool grooves and enjoy the nightlife in Barcelona under the stars on winter and summer nights. After a hectic day or a stressful week, give yourself a pleasurable treat with an urban spa experience at Wellness Club 33.

The wellness area of 500m2, with fabulous water-zone, treatment, massages and personal fitness trainer service, will be an ideal place to get disconnected and delight all your senses.

Axel Hotel Barcelona - Gay Friendly Hotel - has the honor of having been awarded as "The Best Gay Hotel in the World" by readers of "The Out Traveler" (USA), the prestigious travel magazine. Axel Hotel Barcelona, by the centric location in the city, cosmopolitan atmosphere with stunning guests and visitors all year around, will present you an unforgettable stay.


  • Bar
  • Black out blinds or curtains
  • Built in safe
  • Business Center
  • City Center
  • Complimentary Bottles of Water
  • Complimentary/Discounted Breakfast
  • Dry cleaning
  • Gay
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • iPod docking stations
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Laundry
  • Massages
  • Patio
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna/Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Steamroom
  • TV
  • WiFi


My Gay Getaway Bonus

CHECK OUT THESE EXTRAS FOR MYGAYGETAWAY.COM USERS: UPGRADES (if possible, subject to availability), LATE CHECK OUTS (subject to availability), Free Wi-Fi, Special conditions and promos at local shops or businesses (Check “Axel Lifestyle” section on our website), Free access to "APTRAVELER”, the private Axel travel planner for the GLBT Community