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Hotel El Refugio

Cruz de Tejeda, s/n, 35360 Tejeda, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cruz de Tejeda is a great base for walking in the magnificent mountains in the centre of Gran Canaria. It is a stunning area. So it’s a pity that El Refugio isn’t a little bit better than it is. It doesn’t pretend to be a smart hotel – and it certainly isn’t. Our room, and particularly the bathroom, could have... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

It's a great place to stay! Beautiful hotel in the green with nice garden and pool. We spent there two nights. Our room was spacious, comfortable and clean. I especially liked the wooden furniture in typical Canarian style. The owners are very friendly and welcoming, giving our a very pleasant time. The dinner was genuine and tasty, with a vegetarian... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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126 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We stayed here two nights whilst walking in the area. The hotel is situated in its own gardens in a quiet spot opposite the Parador. The proprietors Juan and Juanina are delightful and will do anything to be of assistance. We had one of the cheap attic rooms, rather worn out furniture but comfortable and quiet. Watch your head on... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Wonderfully scenic location and great base for walking.Dinner simple but plentiful as was the wine and typically Canarian. Breakfast good with plenty of fruit,cheese,ham,eggs and as much fruit as you like. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Rooms clean but basic. Walking sublime.

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The Rhondda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Lovely hotel 1500m up in the mountains.We arrived and left during a storm, so didn't get to see much. I've been up there in the Summer, however and it's been glorious. Out of season the restaurant around the corner closes in the evening, so be prepared for a twisty drive down to Tejeda for food. Good hearty breakfast. Lovely cosy... More 

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Gran Canaria, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had a family weekend, 3 generatiions. The kids had superb time in the pool, playing billiards, and running around the garden. We adults enjoyed the peace, lovely sitting around the pool in the top of the mountains, surrounded by beautiful green vegetation! A cosy living room, where we watched the football match in the evening, mingling with the other... More 

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This hotel is in a great location at the top of a mountain range-traditionally furnished in a nice spanish style and economically priced. I stayed one night before flying home after a conference in the south of the island which was too hot for me. The height meant that it was much cooler and that suited me. The hosts were... More 

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Scotland
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106 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I stayed here for one night in the middle of a walking tour of Gran Canaria with The Untravelled World (Spain). I'd walked from Juncalillo in about 4 h 20 min, the latter part of the walk being of stunning quality. I'd prebooked the hotel and it was quite pricey (£58 for just the room) but there are few options... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

We didn't stay at the hotel but had the chance to eat a fantastic meal at the Hotel Restaurant. They have both "european food" such as sandwiches, hamburgers and french fries but we siggest to try the canarian food. we had papas arrocas (small potatoes bolid with salt) with a fantastic mjo picon (a tipical chilly sauce) and chicken with... More 

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UK and Worldwide
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183 reviews
175 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

I turned up at El Refugio after dark, in the rain and mist in winter, and had no problem securing dinner, bed and breakfast for as long as I cared to stay. I wanted to be in the mountains, but for the best part of a week I barely got a glimmer of sunshine, just more rain and mist. However,... More 

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