Axel Hotel Barcelona opened in July 2003 and is part of the first chain in the world focused on the GLBT community. Founder Juan P. Julià Blanch created Axel to be cosmopolitan and tolerant, a place where the gay scene and diversity would be highly valued. The first Axel Hotel was opened in Barcelona, a city known for it’s vibrant GLBT culture. The hotel is located in an attractive 19th-century building in the part of the Eixample neighborhood known as Gayxample, the heart of the Barcelona gay scene.
Axel Hotel Barcelona offers 105 rooms with king size beds, plasma TV’s, WIFI connection and room service. The hotel’s Bench Restaurant and Bar has a focus on cuisine made with local, seasonal products.
Axel Hotel Barcelona has 4 suites with expanded private terraces located on the top floor with spectacular views of the city and Mediterranean sea.
The urban spa Wellness Club 33 is spread over 500 m2 and features a water-zone, treatments, massages and personal trainer services.
The Sky Bar roof terrace includes a swimming pool, hot tub and a cocktail bar. Sky Bar hosts lively parties, art exhibitions and shows.
Axel Hotel Barcelona, has been chosen “best gay hotel in the world” by the readers of the US magazine: The OutTraveler.