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Hotel Escuela Santa Cruz
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Good value and good location”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

We stayed at the Escuela for one night whilst at the Carnaval in Santa Cruz. It was very good value for a hotel during a busy time in Santa Cruz and we were surprised that breakfast was included in the price

The public areas of the hotel are very impressive and the swimming pool looked inviting, but the rooms were a little tired. The room smelt of stale cigarettes, the mock suede bed cover and cushion covers were a bit grubby and the beds were not very comfortable. Having said that I must stress that it was exceptional value for money.

The breakfast was good and had an extensive continental buffet including Cava and smoked salmon. The staff were efficient and friendly.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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38205Montse, Coordinador de alojamiento at Hotel Escuela Santa Cruz, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
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Estimada Sra. Paula:

Le agradecemos mucho su comentario. En la fecha en la que usted nos visitó nuestro hotel estaba al completo y muchas veces los clientes fumaban en habitaciones de no fumadores.
Lamentamos mucho este hecho. En cuanto a los plaid y los cojines intentaremos mejorar lo máximo posible.
Sin otro particular y agradeciendo la confianza depositada en nosotros se despide atentamente

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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

That's a really perfect hotel for journeys by car round the island! It's situated in the city center and very close to main Tenerife autopista. Parking garage (included in room rate) is very convenient. Staff is helpful. Room is comfortable. Breakfast is outstanding! (Good food, freshly squeezed orange juice and delicious pies). Hotel's design is great. I really enjoyed my stay here. Great experience!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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UK
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126 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

Located near the football ground up a hill with a small swimming pool which does not attract too much sun.

The hotel is a school for training staff into the industry and unfortunately some of the trainees have little idea although they try hard.

We asked for a restaurant recommendation and what we were given could best be described as barely adequate. They only had there own house wine and whilst the food was OK and plentiful it was NOT what we expected as the total bill for 4 people was €48. Yes it was cheap but if I am staying at a 4* hotel I expect to pay more than this for dinner. We asked for bath and shower gel and after 2 hours nothing had arrived.

The first day the breakfast was excellent with a wide a varied choice with plenty of staff. The second day which was a Sunday, every table had been taken and with only 1 waitress 80 % of the tables had not been cleared.

We had a junior suite which was good value with a large bathroom and separate living area and probably worth paying more for the facility

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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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South Petherton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

The hotel is very well located within a 10-minute walk of central Santa Cruz for the market, old quarter and restaurants and of the Ramblas. Staff were very friendly, welcoming and helpful and it was great to see so many young people being trained in the hotel industry. Free garaged parking is a great asset. Our room 104 overlooking the pool was quiet, large, modern, immaculately clean with excellent bed, safe and minibar/fridge. Bathroom had a very good shower as well as an over-bath shower! The buffet breakfast was magnificent with anything you could possibly imagine or want, with cooked food available on request (superb French omelette).
Outstanding value and quality.

Room Tip: Our room on the reception level was immaculate in every way, maybe others have not been renovated re...
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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4 Thank hh13rh
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

We spent 1 night in Tenerife lately in Oct 13 and stayed at Escuela hotel after a colleague advise. The Staff was very sympathic, available for help at any time and took their time to show us best places in the city.
The hotel itself is very well located as close few shopping centers and restaurants.
We were really surprised by the quality of the service and the standing of the hotel, especially for the low price we paid (around 60 Euros). Great architecture, clean, with swimming pool.
We will definetly go back for another stay there any time we travel to Tenerife.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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5 Thank Consty225
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Hale, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
107 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2013 via mobile

Arrived with 3 colleagues in the early evening to be told - very casually - that I was sharing a room with one of them. I made it clear that this was unacceptable. They said the hotel was full. The staff then brought a manager who said I could have another room. Laughably, this was a room allocated to another of my colleagues. Finally I told them to cancel all 4 rooms and we would find another hotel. They made some more calls and, magically, a spare room appeared. The hotel is old, needs a refurb, air con was ineffective, IT systems lousy! I won't be back

Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
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Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

We bought the deal cause the price compared to the number of stars was so catching. But in reality - rooms with the old furniture, dirty windows, not nice smell (maybe occupied before by a smoker), gray sheets, not comfortable beds (not double as we ordered but twin). Location seemed to be OK, but it was not matter to us as we had a car. For breakfast there was a lot of different meal, but somehow I did not find anything for myself, they did not have any hot breakfast.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank LiubovS
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Property: Hotel Escuela Santa Cruz
Address: Avenida San Sebastian 152, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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Region: Spain > Canary Islands > Tenerife > Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Escuela Santa Cruz 4*
Number of rooms: 65
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