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Hotel Riu Arecas

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Urbanizacion La Herradura | Adeje - Tenerife, 38670 Adeje, Tenerife, Spain
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returning from a weeks holiday at the Riu Arecas with my wife & daughter and her boyfriend. We all had a great time at this hotel ! We had a few minor problems initially with the adjoining rooms we had requested while booking, but credit to (Ivan) on the reception and the manager of the hotel this was quickly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What made our week in Tenerife was the hotel's staff. They were helpful, funny, entertaining and cared that we were enjoying our stay. If we ever did this kind of holiday again, we would be very tempted to go back. The facilities were adequate - basic but they didn't need to be anything special. The shower and bed were excellent!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had great expectations for this hotel, and I was not disapointed. Staff was really helpfull, friendly and fun! Front desk spoke as many languages as needed (French, German, Portuguese, English, Swiss German...) It felt like at home! The room was clean and quite big with a balcony (had a room on the first floor, they're not the best, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday we returned home after a 2 week stay. Over the years we have stayed in the Costa Adeje area several times. This was our first visit to this hotel and we will certainly go back again. The staff are amongst the very best and friendliest we have ever dealt with in a holiday resort. I would suspect this is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the riu and we were very disappointed. We felt very unwelcome and found the other guests to be unfriendly and rude. The food was canteen like and of low quality and we ended up eating out most nights. The only thing that made our stay was our maid rose and a morrocan bar man.... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

thomson holidays leaves norwich on sundays for tenerife and uses a germania flight this aircraft is situated at Norwich and is used every day so if there is a fault there is no spare aircraft saying this we had no problem and left 20mins late on return leg left on time. the aircraft is a 737 with screens that pop... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have nothing bad to say about the hotel and this is why: - the staff were extremely helpful and polite at all times - the food was to a consistently high standard throughout - the rooms although slightly dated were adequate - location was brilliant - the atmosphere created by the staff outstanding I will be going again soon... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just returned from a fort nights holiday at the Riu Arecas, the hotel looks good from the outside but bedrooms are tired and the carpets in need of a good clean. The food was first class, plenty of it and an amazing choice every night. I am a vegetarian and a fussy one at that and I could have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have just come back from the Riu Arecas we stayed there for 2 weeks, and had a brilliant holiday. this hotel is well worth a visit. the staff are excellent, the food is wonderful with lots of choice and always good fresh food available both at breakfast and dinner. very clean too. we will definitely come back and we... More

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Tenerife and we were slightly disappointed with the Riu Arecas. The hotel was very busy and although a huge hotel it was very clean and well appointed but furnishings a bit out of date. Staff were very helpful and pleasant and cannot fault them at all.. Our room had loads of storage space and... 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*
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Also Known As:
Riu Arecas Adeje
Riu Arecas Hotel Adeje
Hotel Riu Arecas Tenerife/Adeje

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Located on Costa de Adeje. 3 and 5-storey building. 250 m from Playa del Duque beach (several steps lead to the beach). 1.5 km from various shops. 22 km from the airport. 200 m from a bus stop. Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa, Diners ... more   less 
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