Axel is a "straight friendly" adult-oly hotel located in Madrid's city centre, a 15-minute walk from Chueca. The hotel offers glamorous, 1980s-inspired rooms with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a minibar, a safe and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries, robes and a hairdryer. Some rooms have balconies and/or four-poster beds. The hotel's Las Chicas, Los Chicos y Los Maniquís restaurant serves local cuisine with a modern twist. There is also a cocktail bar, a fitness centre and a rooftop terrace with swimming pool and sky bar offering panoramic views of the Madrid skyline.
• 88 rooms & suites (18-58m2)
• Hotel opened: August 2017
• Interiors: El Equipo Creativo
The DNA: Axel Hotels is a hotel chain aimed at the LGBTQ world. A cosmopolitan and tolerant environment where atmosphere, diversity and respect are valued which why the group calls itself "straight friendly" i.s.o. the usual "gay friendly". The first Axel Hotel Barcelona, opened in 2003, and has now opened further properties in Ibiza, Gran Canaria, and Berlin.