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Hotel Carel

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Principes de Espana, 22, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in El Medano
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

And only a short taxi ride from the Tenerife South airport. (In fact I think you could shoulder your rucksack and walk along the beach! Forget the wheelie.) An inexpensive hotel with basic but completely adequate facilities. Our room was large, clean, quiet by Spanish standards. Planes don't fly all night. By this point in our trip we had suffered... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Room a had a balcony overlooking the street, but was not clean. Dusty bathroom shelves and fittings, shower holder broken, bathroom door did not close. If the windows closed do not hear the aircraft and street noise too badly, but if open a very noisy location. Breakfast poor, if you want a second cup of coffee have to pay extra.... More

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

WE stayed here 3 nights and we'll never be back to Carel. The Hostel is located in a noisy street, we could hardly sleep and awaked lots of times during the night. Rooms quite clean, but NO HAIRDRYER!! At the reception we were told to come later since another client had been using it, but we never got the hairdryer.At... More

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United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

We stayed in Hotel Carel for one night at the beginning and one night at the end of our trip to the Canary Islands. Our first night was in a very small, dark room on the main road. The noise of the road and the noise of the aircraft meant we got very little sleep. The second night was much... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

El Medano is a small seaside town literally at the end of the runway of Tenerife South Airport. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as when you get used to noise of departing aircraft, it is not a bad place for the independent traveller to visit. The town has some tourist trappings but is essentially a 'local' town.There are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Stayed one night in Hostal Carel, €45 for room with Double bed, Bathroom, TV and balcony. The staff were friendly and accommodating, let us have a late check out so we could spend the day at the beach before flying out early evening and they booked us a cab. Can't go better than all that for €45!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

I visited Hotel Carel back in december and I just loved it. Nice, clean, central and the staff is very kind. The small pub in the hotel is very nice as well... I loved it so much that I am going back in march for 3 days..

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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81 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Don´t expect the Ritz when you pay €44 for a double room with en-suite bathroom! However, this hotel is fine for those of you with standard expectations. Our room on the third floor had a refrigerator, a balcony with a partial sea view, and was perfectly adequate for our needs. It was spacious and clean and the beds were comfortable.... More

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32 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

We stayed here for one night (actually about 10 hours) at the end of our touring holiday as we had an early morning 7am flight. We were surprised at how near the hotel is to the sea- only a couple of minutes walk. The staff on reception were extremely helpful. They emailed the day before to check our arrival time... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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13 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Good Hostal close to the beach. Very nice people. Sleeping was quiet and the wind was great. It is a Hostal not a hotel so do not expect more than a Hostal offers

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Also Known As:
Hotel Carel El Medano, Tenerife
Address: Principes de Espana, 22, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Tenerife > El Medano
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in El Medano
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Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Carel 1*
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