Hotels Las Palmas De Gran Canaria - The Top Hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Hotel Parque, AC Gran Canaria, Hotel Santa Catalina
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital of the Canary Islands, just southwest of mainland Spain. The city has a population of 381,847, making it the largest city of the islands. The subtropical climate of the city ensures a large and robust tourist economy. In fact, surveys of climatologists have declared the Las Palmas to have “the best climate in the world.”
Las Palmas not only has a great climate and fantastic beaches, it has a lot of history for those who enjoy more cerebral activities. The city was founded in 1478 and was used by Christopher Columbus as a jumping point on his first trip to the Americas. Other museums and attractions of Las Palmas include the Museo Canario, Casa Museo de Colon, Elder Museum of Science and Technology, and the Atlantic Center of Modern Art. The city also hosts a number of events and festivals throughout the year, such as the Canary Islands Music Festival, Festival of Theater and Dance, and the Opera Festival.
To accommodate the large number of visitors, there are several top hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Many of the hotels in the city have positive reviews and ratings, but these are the top three Las Palmas de Gran Canaria hotels as rated by past guests:
c/ Muelle de Las Palmas
Las Palmas de G.C. Las Palmas 35003, Espana
The Hotel Parque is located in the center of the city near Triana and the Vegueta neighborhood. This makes the hotel perfect for historical leisure travelers and business travelers. The hotel also has dedicated parking for guests and is located near the bus station for those relying on mass transit. This hotel has been in operation since 1940, and the building has stood since 1932. The Hotel Parque has a large business and meeting center with four rooms and that can accommodate up to 130 people in two adjoining rooms with a breakaway wall and up to 50 in the other two. The hotel restaurant provides fine dining with modern cuisine, and there is also a café for breakfasts, snacks, and lighter fare. Room choices include single, double, triple, double bed, junior, and junior superior. Rates start at $93US per night.
AC Gran Canaria
Eduardo Benot, 3 35007
Las Palmas de G.C., Espana
AC Gran Canaria is located next to Santa Catalina Park and the Alfredo Krauss Auditorium near the beach and Puerto de La Luz. The 26-floor building makes the hotel a neighborhood landmark. The AC Gran has some of the best amenities of any of the hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria that include a top-floor outdoor swimming pool, sauna, and fitness center. The hotel restaurant takes up both the 23rd and 24th floors and has an ambience that has been described as avant-garde. The menus are designed around local favorites using only local produce. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Seven rooms are available for meetings and conferences for up to 200 guests. Rooms are designed with hardwood floors and modern décor. They have high-speed internet connections and free mini-bars. Room choices include the AC, AC Twin, and AC Business. Rates start at $96US per night.
Hotel Santa Catalina
5* Leon y Castillo, 227 – 35005
Las Palmas de G.C., Espana
The Hotel Santa Catalina is located conveniently across from the Yacht Harbor in the Domas tropical gardens of the Ciudad Jardin area. A great selection of restaurants, cafes and shopping boutiques are easily accessible right outside the hotel. It is also located near Pueblo Canario, so there are a number of leisurely activities always available for guests, including live folk performances. This historic hotel opened in 1890 and was first opened as an establishment for families of British adventurers and company men stationed in Africa. Amenities include free shuttles to Las Canteras Beach, a business center, and a full-service spa. A large 10-room meeting and banquet center can accommodate up to 1,000 people. For dining, a buffet breakfast is served on the patio and lunch and dinner are served at La Terraza with a selection of fine wine and cheeses. Light Mediterranean cuisine is also served at the Bar Piscina. Rooms are modestly decorated and provide Wi-Fi internet, mini-bars, and marble bathrooms. Room choices include double twin, double king, junior suite, superior junior suite, and senior suite. Rates start at $135 USD.