While the southern resorts of Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos may be better known to many British tourists the north of Tenerife is also a wonderful holiday destination. Santa Cruz de Tenerife with its museums and cultural attractions is a popular destination for those who like to wander its streets soaking up the historical and cultural aspects of the island.
The Hotel Pelinor is an eight floor city centre property situated in the business district of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 10 kilometres from Los Rodeos Airport.
The hotel’s 73 guestrooms feature simple, beige and green decor with modern light wood furnishings, lattice work wooden headboards and laminated wood flooring. Some rooms have a balcony and sea views. All include coffee/tea makers, direct dial telephones, fax machines, televisions, and bathrooms with tubs, showers, bidets and complimentary toiletries.
After a buffet breakfast, guests can browse through complimentary newspapers in the lobby lounge before heading out for a day of shopping or sightseeing.
The front desk is open 24 hours a day and the hotel offers concierge services as well as safety deposit boxes, laundry facilities, and shoe shine and dry cleaning services.
Business guests can enjoy access to a lecture and meeting room with audio visual equipment and exhibition space. public parking is available 50 metres from the hotel.
The Santa Cruz Seaport is one kilometre away and the Las Teresitas Beach is eight kilometres from the hotel. There are many spectacular views offered 10 kilometres from Santa Cruz in the northern mountainous region. Tenerife North Los Rodeos Airport is 13 kilometres away with an approximate driving time of 10 minutes.
Founded in 1965, the three star Hotel Tanausu is situated quite centrally in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, close to the Cabildo and to main landmarks like Nuestra SeÃ±ora de Africa market.
With only 5 minutes easy walking to the bus station, the Tanausu makes a good base from which to explore the capital and using the bus arteries on to the far points of the island.
With only 18 rooms the Tanausu is quite personal with a quiet and relaxed atmosphere. Internet facilites are available and the rooms are funrished with telephones and t.v.s.
Iberostar Hotel Mencey
The Iberostar Mencey Hotel is a favourite with nature lovers, placed as it is facing the Garcia Sanbria Park. With over 200 plant species the park is a true botanical garden and a pleasure to relax in at any time of the day.
Decorated in the style of an old Canarian house, the Iberostar Mencey is a reminder of a a slower pace of life in Tenerife’s capital city.
Only 10 km from the airport which serves the north of Tenerife, still the graceful gardens and colonial style of the property seem to offer an escape from the bustle of city life and the well appointed, high-ceilinged rooms are comfortable and elegant.
There is a heated outdoor pool with a bar alongside and a shady tennis court. There is also a reading room, business centre, a casino and internet facilities.
The hotel restaurant, Los Menceyes, serves regional and international dishes in a semi formal setting. A complimentary buffet breakfast is offered each morning. Drinks, snacks, and light meals are also available from the poolside bar, and from the wood panelled Ibala Bar.
Sercotel Principe Paz
This three star city centre hotel offers a central base from which to explore Santa Cruz and the rest of the island.
The hotel itself offers international, Basque, Canarian and Mediterranean cuisine and it is also deep in the restaurant business centre so is surrounded by eateries. A perfect spot from which to enjoy a gastronomic tour of the city.
All rooms have a satellite and digital t.v., a minibar, a dd telephone, daily maid service and a safe. There is a non-smoking floor available.
Silken Atlantida Santa Cruz
Stroll the wide avenues, quiet squares, lush gardens, and bustling harbor front of the enchanting capital city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Make the most of a prime location just 200 meters from the Csar Manrique Maritime Park, the Calatarava Auditorium, and Palacio de Congresos. Enjoy traditional warmth and hospitality combined with such modern amenities as a well equipped fitness facility, hydromassage, and business center. The Silken Atlantida Hotel features 112 guestrooms Amenities include: Tacoronte Garden Restaurant Relax and enjoy international cuisine in a garden setting.