Went back to Los Gigantes Hotel Tenerife to see what had changed since last stay
Was pleasantly surprised to say that hotel was fantastic
Entertainment has suffered a bit now no longer Thomson Gold
But location/staff/hotel fantastic
Relaxing and friendly! Go!More
First visit, relaxing stay - we will return!
My husband and I visited the hotel two weeks ago for 7 days. Having not visited Tenerife before we picked the hotel due to it's location, availability and Trip Advisor reviews. We needed a relaxing week which is actually what we got. Our delightful room had sea views and the only niggle was the bathroom shower curtain! The hotel has two pools, we preferred the smaller quieter garden pool; the larger pool although having spectacular views was too regimented. There was also the problem of 'reserved sunbeds'!!! The food was good but not excellent. We never had a problem being given a table in the outside space - and no we did not bribe Thomas! The waiters were polite but not especially attentive. We decided to take advantage of the Al Carte meal one evening but wished we hadn't as there was no choice in menu and the background music was annoying to say the least - constantly on replay!!! We enjoyed most of the evening's entertainment, particularly the Rock Band and Dominic. Obsession are a lovely, talented, friendly duo who always took the time to say hello after their set. Elsie must also get a mention for her fantastic voice! The hotel is in a lovely location close to the small town centre and harbour where there are a sprinkling of shops, restaurants and bars. We enjoyed a fab afternoon out on 'Katrina', spotting quite a few pilot whales swimming alongside the boat - an amazing experience!
Apart from the thunderstorm on Saturday/Sunday, all in all we had a fantastic week and we will return! Thank you Hotel Los GigantesMore
AHF224, Bristol, United Kingdom
Great First Visit
Just got back from a wonderful weeks break at this hotel. I found the staff at all levels to be very helpful , friendly and professional. We booked a room with a sea view and it was certainly worth the extra as the views are amazing. The food in the dining room had plenty of choice and suited my wife as she does not like fish. We will certainly be back again hopefully in March. We normally stay in Gold hotels but this will certainly be added to our list and we will be sharing our great experience with all of our friends .More
Hotel Los Gigantes
Very good hotel. Excellent service and excellent location. Meals are buffet style with plenty of choice. As a couples only hotel it would not suit everybody and if you are after plenty of late night nightlife, this is not the place for you. The location of Los Gigantes limits the size of the town to a small area but quite a few bars and restaurants offering food and entertainment but more suited to those not wanting wild party lifestyle.
The hotel provides entertainment every night and we enjoyed the acts we saw.
We found the room spacious and very clean, The hotel had undergone a major upgrade around three years ago and this appeared to be the case with the rooms, although the bathroom while clean and adequate, did not seem to have been upgraded to the same level. We did not opt for 'a sea view' room, so our room was at the back. Our balcony looked over the town and harbour and we had a splendid view of the Los Gigantes cliffs, so it was far from being disappointing, as we sat having our G&Ts before dinner.
The main reception area as you walk into the hotel, looks straight through to a panoramic view of the ocean. The lower level of the hotel leads straight on the (main) pool area,looking out to sea.
As a Thompson Holidays hotel, Thompson staff were on hand to provide help and assistance and arrange excursions.
This hotel clearly suites the more mature couples (like us) but that may just be the case out of season (is there such a time in Tenerife?). Although there were some younger couples clearly enjoying themsleves too. We spoke to other guests who have been coming for years, so it is clearly very popular if this is your style of hotel.
We expect to return.More
HEAD WAITER PROBLEM
The dining room only has one small section of "open air" space and most clients like to eat there. However, Thomas who controls the restaurant dictates who eats there.
It seems very odd that whilst some people have to wait and queue, others are escorted to a reserved table. it seems to me that Thomas has some sort of system for his favourite clients. I did cause a fuss one night and Thomas did his very best to placate us with a bottle of champagne, and a basket of fruit sent tour room!
It is worth noting that when Thomas is on holiday there is no problem. Also my partner does not like his "touchy feely" he has with some of the clients, although some of the elderly ladies seem to like this type of attention.More
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