The Hotel La Siesta is a great holiday base, thanks to its spacious rooms and large pool. There's also a buffet restaurant that plates up a globe-trotting menu. Furthermore, a central address puts Playa de Las Americas' beach, bars, and restaurants within easy reach.
Location-wise, Hotel La Siesta plays a strong hand. The sandy beach is around a 10-minute walk away, and the same time in a taxi will get you to Siam Park waterpark. Plus, it's only 5 minutes on foot to Playa de las Americas' centre and its mix of restaurants, bars and clubs.
The property is made up of, low-rise, terracotta-coloured buildings that horseshoe around a large pool. Surrounding the pool is a sun terrace, complete with thatched parasols, palms and a bridge that leads you over the water to a snack bar.
The rooms here are spacious enough to include a lounge area, and some have views of Mount Teide. On the restaurant front, a buffet venue plates up food from around the globe. This involves everything from Italian dishes, like risotto, to local Canarian fare, like mojo picon – a spicy red sauce. There's also a regular barbecue night to add to the mix.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with show cooking stations and regular themed nights including Italian, Canarian and Mexican. Those who are staying on a half board basis can swap dinner for lunch. Special diets can be catered for if advised in advance.
having read some of the negative reviews, they CANNOT have been staying at the same hotel as my husband and myself. we found the hotel to be spotless EVERYWHERE. the staff do a remarkable job, inside and outside the hotel they work very hard to maintain a high standard. the staff are courtious, friendly, and very helpfull in fact nothing is too much trouble for them. the food is good, plenty of choice, always something different to choose. although towards end of second week it does get a bit boring.More
susan d, Neath, United Kingdom
I'd return to this hotel, no problem
I've just returned from a week in the la siesta, and I can honestly say I really liked the hotel.
Having previously stayed at the nearby mediterranaen palace hotel, I would choose this hotel for the room size hands down. Pool entertainment and the staff were all very good too, if I had to say one negative, It was hard to feed my two 5year old children at lunch and evening meal, B&B next year. The food for adults was more continental style, and very good.
Overall we had a great time and I'm looking forward to a Return visit for 10 days next time.More
Andrew M, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Room was not cleaned properly even on arrival.
Cleanliness of our room was very disappointing. Even after highlighting the matter to hotel staff, Our Room was still left uncleaned properly. We had to point out the dirt to the staff yo clean, very unprofessional.
Ruined our holiday! :-(More
Lettyr79, Westport, Ireland
Lovely looking hotel. Rooms are reasonably spacious, shampoo and shower gel was replenished every day. TV has ample channels - I found lots of UK channels from 60 onwards so keep searching !
I had emailed the hotel beforehand to ask for a ground floor room which they had organised for me. However, having had 2 hours sleep the night before due to an early morning flight we were very disappointed to have to wait around for an hour before we could check in due to our room not being available until 1.30. I did expect them to have prior knowledge of arrival times and try to ensure rooms were ready for weary travellers?? Not to be :(
We paid to hire the safe but did not hire the mini bar. TIP - the key to the safe also opens the fridge door, so we bought bottles of water from the supermarket just up the road.
Buffet breakfast was included in our booking which was very good. Just one gripe here is that there is only one chef cooking eggs and pancakes - this causes a huge bottle neck every morning.
The hotel is situated in a quiet area within easy walking distance of the busy strip and night life.
The beach is just a couple of minutes walk away but it is very rocky, strong waves and ideal for surfers. There is a nicer beach a few blocks away called monkey beach.
Transfer from hotel was about 20 mins and cost â¬25 each way by taxi and was much cheaper at â¬10 which we did when we booked through Travel Republic.
Wi fi is available at a cost but we didn't bother.
Weather in October was lovely and hot !More
The front desk was unfriendly and poorly staffed. I had booked a double and was given a twin they offered an alternative room after Two days however it stunk of smoke.
The hotel was spotless and in a great location bedding and towels changed daily.
We were half board and food was adequate as we had wanted to go out some evenings we could get lunch which usually had a good salad bar. Staff in the restaurant were friendly and attentive
Entertainment was poor but we did enjoy some of it.
The pool was good but could do with handrails at the step entry.
I would not go back to this hotel however if I go back to Tenerife I think I would go in an apartment as their are plenty restaurants and bars to choose from.More
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