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Hotel Riu Arecas

4.0 of 5 Urbanizacion La Herradura | Adeje - Tenerife, 38670 Adeje, Tenerife, Spain
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swansea, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is in the Thomson A La Carte brochure and as such needs to be superb. The first impression of this hotel is of splendour from the 1980s with lots of wood and marble floors. The staff welcomed us very favourably and as we arrived late were told that there was a cold buffet prepared in the dining room.... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very nice comfortable and spotlessly clean hotel with the friendliest and most competent staff around. (With the odd exemption in the reception area). Although there are two issues which I hope the refurbishment planned in 2015 will resolve (the closeness of tables in the restaurant and likewise the sun beds around the pool area.) This didn't spoil... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel ok a bit dated,rooms fair we had a lovely sea view and pool view.Just came back last week so we liked the older age group.We had a fridge in our room but it did not work and one of the chairs in the room was broke my husband sat on it and the arm fell off.Food was average .Drinks... More

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very clean from reception to room,food good plenty of variety,friendly staff,nice quite location situated so you could have a steady amble on the pathways on the seafront or catch a bus just outside the hotel which are every 20 minutes or so and at 1euro 50 to Los Christianos good value.The only thing that threw us was the half board... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another great trip to the Riu Arecas went for the same week last year, once again no complaints, rooms very clean and comfortable, staff very friendly and helpful and plenty of choice at the buffet style breakfast and dinner. Hotel is beginning to look a little tired in places but I understand it will be closed part of next year... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly and helpful Staff. Comfortable ambience. Clean and tidy but getting on. Convenient and quiet only a short buus trip to anywhere. Buffet reasonable choice, good quality, our meals were hot and so were plates but quickly cooled in aircon. Breakfast variety could be improved on hot food but bread brilliant and continental choice, Great service for tea and coffee... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Aside from the food, which was generally very good, and the staff who were very nice, the hotel felt like something out of Faulty Towers; gloomy, dated rooms, narrow, rigid beds (even with the addition of mattress toppers), cramped, overcrowded pool area, ancient, dirty poolside furniture and as for anything not included- expect to pay around ten euros for three... More

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Hayle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Riu Arecas Hotel in Tenerife 16-30th September 2014 As we booked and paid for a four star A La Carte holiday we were very disappointed in what we received, for the following reasons. The hotel was very run down and tired with threadbare cushions on the furniture in reception, stained and worn carpets in the corridors and rooms. There... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit to this hotel in 3 years so here is latest update. First the negatives. Breakfast buffet disappointing. Hot selection was always cold so not very nice. Stick to cold choices, still lots to enjoy. Service at breakfast poor so be prepared to DIY. Not enough tables outside so if you want a late breakfast you will have to... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this hotel again and found it to be fantastic. All staff very helpful from bar staff to reception. Buffet style meals with a hot carvery,fresh pasta and salad table. Variety is fantastic and plenty fresh bread too. Pool snacks and drinks also available at both pools and a terrace for evening drinks with a band playing each evening. Entertainment... More

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Address: Urbanizacion La Herradura | Adeje - Tenerife, 38670 Adeje, Tenerife, Spain
Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Tenerife > Adeje
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Arecas 4*
Number of rooms: 371
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Also Known As:
Riu Arecas Adeje
Riu Arecas Hotel Adeje
Hotel Riu Arecas Tenerife/Adeje

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