Rooms (Mountain View Suite):
-huge room complete with kitchen area, seating/TV area, bathroom, bedroom and balcony
-generally very clean apart from a few worn/moldy tiles that cannot be cleaned
-a big bed but not especially comfortable as there was 2 single beds pushed together
-the jacuzzi setting on the bath, when turned on, smelt like drains
-the shower head would only stay up and a certain angle and the temperature didn't hold very well
-the English TV channels were very limited to only 3 news channels
-such a large selection at every meal including hot meats, cold meats, pastas, salad, fruit, ice-cream, water, juices, tea, coffee etc
-we only had lunch in the restaurant once because the snack bar was so good and convenient (we loved the ice-cream)
-some of the food was a little odd, meatballs for breakfast for example, but i guess the hotel has to cater for all guests; the food was quite German orientated
-the food did become a little repetitive but that is to be expected when going all inclusive
-the orange juice from the drink machine was gross!
-both pools were beautiful, however we preferred the pool by the snack bar as it was central to the hotel and it's facilities i.e. food, drink, toilets etc
-there were plenty of sunbeds at all times of day
-great for both young and old
-at times there was a shortage of parasols
-i wasn't too keen on the fact the sun loungers were on grass as it would stick to your feet and, if your feet were wet, cause them to get muddy (i guess though this does stop people falling over if they have wet feet!)
-the animation team were great and very friendly. Although we didn't have children with us and didn't wish to take part in the activities they regularly advertised, there was plenty of opportunity for kids and adults to have fun and try news things i.e. water polo, tennis, stretching etc.
-the views were incredible everywhere
-the hotel had their own free shuttle bus, taking guests into puerto de la cruz, which was very handy
-there was a great variety of entertainment in the evening
-the weather, although a little cloudy in the mornings and a little in the afternoon, was perfect. Very hot, with a little wind.
-this wasn't a problem at all for us because we didn't go on holiday to necessarily make friends, but the guests were largely German and Spanish
-when we arrived the man working on reception spoke very little English which made it rather difficult to understand where to find our room etc, but we were given a piece of paper with lots of information written on it so this wasn't so much of a problem. I believe this is why many other people have reviewed the staff at the hotel to be rude, yet i believe they come across this way because their knowledge of the English language is limited
-the hotel isn't near anything at all as it sits on top of large hill/mountain. This didn't matter too much because we were all inclusive but, when we did venture down the hill one evening to lidl, we had to cross over a very busy roundabout which was rather interesting! ..as was the walk back up the hill!
-wifi was very expensive! $5 a day!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The 4 star hotel Las Aguilas is located at the top of a mountain, surrounded by gardens of 10,000 sqm, with a spectacular view over Puerto de la Cruz and the Orotava Valley. It is just 3 km away from the city centre and from the beaches of Puerto de la Cruz and thanks to its easy accessibility this hotel is the perfect location for your holidays or your business trip. All of the suites dispose of one bedroom, one separate living room, a bathroom with Jacuzzi and a spacious balcony or terrace with wonderful views over the sea or towards the mountain Teide. Furthermore, all suites provide air conditioning, telephone, hairdryer, satellite TV, large beds, rental safe and refrigerator. Refresh yourself in the two swimming pools for adults (one of them heated in winter) and one for children, surrounded by ample gardens and areas with sunbeds. Try the variety of snacks and small dishes a la carte at our Snack Bar next to the pool and relax with the panoramic sea view. In our restaurant Amaltea you may enjoy the buffet with live cooking and theme nights and spend some time on its terrace with the amazing view over the Orotava Valley. The Vulcano Show Bar provides a large variety of drinks and international cocktails as well as an evening programme with shows and live music. During the day we invite you to participate in our activities for adults as well as for children (mini club for children between 4 and 12 years). You may reach the city centre of Puerto de la Cruz several times a day with our free bus service. WiFi is available in all rooms, the use of WiFi in the hotel lobby is free of charge. In 2005, the hotel was completely reformed. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Las Aguilas Hotel
- Las Aguilas Tenerife
- Las Aguilas Suites
- Hotel Las Aguilas Tenerife/Puerto De La Cruz