Hotel Riu Palace Tenerife  

With its plum sea-and-mountain setting, the Hotel Riu Palace Tenerife showcases this Canary Island at its best.

Views don’t come much better than this hotel, with volcanic slopes to the rear and sea views to the front. And location-wise, you’ve got a little beach on the doorstep and Costa Adeje is a 20-minute stroll away.

The hotel’s curved design means lots of the rooms look out to sea. And this place is getting a top-to-toe refurb for July 2015.

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Based On 676 reviews

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  • 1Building
  • 5Floors
  • 296Rooms
  • 4Lifts

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Food & Drink

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks, Icecream
Half Board

Buffet breakfast and dinner. Breakfast comes with sparkling wine.   

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2 outdoor pools

Heated in winter and with plenty of sunbeds, parasols and towels on the terrace.

Buffet restaurant

Open for breakfast and dinner. There are two themed evenings organised every week. For dinner there are two sittings, 6.30pm to 8pm and 8.30pm to 10pm.

Wellness centre

Complete with a fitness room open from 8am to 8pm, a steam room, massage* rooms, a list of treatments*, and hairdresser*.

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twin room

Twin room sleeps up to 4. As well as the air-con, there's a ceiling fan to keep the room cool. Image shown is the planned appearance for July 2015.

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We stayed here in July 2013. It was excellent, the food was lovely, the staff were the best we have encountered in any holiday hotel. The pool area was just great with lots of space and sun loungers. I just hope that the ambience of this place is not destroyed by the refurbishment currently being carried out. Would go again without hesitation.More

Karl S, Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom

great hotel

a well run hotel with great service from all area's especially the resturant staff. all staff very helpful and would go out of their way to help and make your stay a very pleasant one. area is quite and peaceful.More

lordallgrove, Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

The Staff

We spent two weeks over Christmas & New Year & the effort put in by the whole staff was superb, especially New Year. We have been coming to the Riu for many years & we agree most of the clients tend to be of an elder generation but that doesn't matter the culture is fine and the hotel staff are extremely friendly & helpful. let's hope all the current staff Mannel, Daniel, Said, Thomas et al all return after the refurb!! MarionMore

marion110841, Greater London, United Kingdom

Hoping the future is as great as the past!

Having just returned from this great hotel - it closes today for a 3 month total refurb and upgrade which after a further 3 months evolution will be classified 5 star from November. Like many of the regulars we have enjoyed many years at this wonderful hotel in its great location, with first class staff and service to go with it. Mr 'Riu' please note - its people and staff that make a good hotel into a great one so hopefully many of the staff will be encouraged to return after the upgrade. With so many good times here in the past, we've already booked to come back in August to see the new Riu Palace.More

DavidandDebbieH, Coventry, United Kingdom

Not a 5 star and robbed!

On checking in we were pleased to hear we would be given an upgrade to a larger room, room 354 as all the standard rooms were full. however on the 2nd night we changed rooms as we were robbed in this room, 354 facing the street on the ground floor(whilst having a meal in the hotels Krystal restaurant) The thief stole my jewellery, perfumes makeup, trainers, several items of clothing and duty free purchases. Thankfully our money and passports were in the safe, which you are charged for by the way. There were no signs of a break in, my husband thinks he may not have pushed the bolt up on the balcony door properly. Either way there should be security cameras in this particular area of the hotel, this is not something I have ever encountered before and we changed rooms to one on a higher floor. This was a standard size room and I have to say the worst hotel room I have ever stayed in, especially for a 5 star, very small, dated furniture with ants around the wood work. The hardest mattress I have ever laid on. The gym was a joke, tiny with barely operating equipment, the wellness centre, never anyone on reception and again very run down. No daytime activities around the pool, therefore no atmosphere. I have to be honest and point out the good areas of the hotel , which are the staff who were all very friendly and polite, especially Graci on reception, The grounds were kept very nice, lovely views from the terrace and the food wasn't too bad. However for what we paid for a weeks stay I expected a lot more. This hotel is very popular with the older guests, hardly anyone under 60 I would say and had I of known this I wouldn't of booked it, being in my late 20's. Disappointing stay. I am aware this hotel is closing soon for a major refurb, this can only improve things.More

bozgeyik86, Leeds, United Kingdom

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Hotel Riu Palace Tenerife
Rated: 4.5 /5 based on 676 customer reviews
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