Luxury Axel Hotel Barcelona vacations

Axel Hotel Barcelona

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The Axel Barcelona is a chic, “straight-friendly” hotel in the heart of Eixample (also known as “Gayxample”). It’s surrounded by gay bars and great restaurants. The Macba museum of contemporary arts is just around the corner. Las Ramblas is also within easy walking distance. You’ll be in a prime location with all the action on your doorstep.

Well-travelled, well-dressed gays from far and wide favour the Axel Hotel Barcelona. In the lobby, you’ll find marble floors and colourful furnishings. The roof terrace gives you excellent city views and it connects to a gym, sauna and jacuzzi. The rooms are stylish and well-appointed. At night, the atmosphere in the bar is guaranteed to be lively and packed with the international gay jet set.

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  • Premiere gay hotel in Spain
  • Located in the buzzing Eixample district
  • Lively rooftop bar

Spanish law has a number of protections for LGBTQ+ people that allow queer travellers to travel within the country with peace of mind and freedom. There are fantastic gay scenes in the cities of Madrid and Barcelona, and even the smaller destinations are very accepting.


The standard rooms come with a king or twin size bed. If you upgrade to a superior room or junior suite you’ll have more space and courtyard and city views. All rooms come with an LCD TV, minibar, free WiFi, coffee makers and a Casanova Kit for the lovebirds.

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The Sky Bar is open day and night and it has a great atmosphere. You’ll be greeted with sweeping views of Barcelona all the way out to the sea. You can catch some rays on a sun lounger and then cool off in the pool. At night, a party atmosphere prevails. It’s open until the early hours.

If you need a massage head to Wellness Club 33. You can work up a sweat at the gym and then head to the massage booth.

The in-house Nikkei 103 restaurant serves up the finest Peruvian cuisine. The fish dishes are both light and full of flavour.

The Axel also hosts regular events, including pool parties, live music events, drag performances and more.

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Maria Gardner

Maria Gardner

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"If you've never been to Spain, add it to your travel bucket list. My favourite Spanish destination for luxury travel is Barcelona."

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Luke Matthewman

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"There's nowhere quite like Spain- a place where cuisine, culture and stunning scenery truly converge into one unforgettable destination. "

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