Welcome to Axel Hotel Barcelona and Urban Spa Barcelona, Offering free Wi-Fi throughout, this design hotel is close to Passeig de Gràcia’s exclusive boutiques. The Axel Hotel’s 500m² Spa Centre includes a hydromassage pool and saunas, and the modern rooms have flat-screen satellite TVs. The Axel’s Sky Bar features a large swimming pool, a terrace with a hot tub and a cocktail bar. Here you will find parties, art exhibitions and shows. The hotel’s chic Bench Restaurant and Bar offers elegant cuisine made with local, seasonal products and impressive show cooking. The area around the Hotel Axel Barcelona is known as the Gay-xample because of its lively gay scene. The staff has excellent knowledge of the local gay scene, though the hotel is also hetero-friendly, with an open-minded, cosmopolitan atmosphere. The Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa offers easy access to the Ramblas, the Picasso Museum and Gothic Quarter. The hotel occupies an attractive 19th-century building. (Axel Hotel Barcelona and Urban Spa Barcelona hotels booking).