Barcelo Santa Catalina, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Leon y Castillo, 227 Las Palmas Gran Canaria 35005
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 1054 Reviews
4.0

Recommended for

  • Great service
  • Quiet
  • Romantic
  • Central location
  • Good for shopping

Hotel Info

Overview


Lying at the heart of Doramas Park, the first-class Barceló Santa Catalina hotel is situated at the centre of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and offers its guests fabulous views out over the surrounding garden complex and the sea. It is 20 minutes walk to the Triana and Mesa y López shopping streets as well as to the marina and the nearest beach is just approximately 3 km away. The airport is 25 km away.

The comfortable, colonial-style rooms come with a marble bathroom, a hairdryer, telephone, satellite/ cable TV, Wi-Fi (extra charge), a minibar, air conditioning, a safe (included in the room price) and some of them with Canary Island style balconies and terraces.

A freshwater swimming pool with sun loungers and parasols is to be found in the garden complex. There is also a spa centre (access to those aged 16 and over, entry and treatments at extra charge) with sauna, a Turkish bath, hot tub, a gym and paddle tennis facilities (extra charge). Breakfast is on offer every morning; guests may serve themselves at the breakfast buffet. Midday and evening meals may be chosen from the sublime menu.

The Barcelo Santa Catalina is a fantastic choice for those travellers seeking a luxurious break in the popular and lively Las Palmas.

Note:

We have been informed that the parking of the hotel Barcelo Santa Catalina will not be for free any more. Clients have to pay 16 euros per day. Clients who book the hotel up to 24.11.17 will have the parking for free.

At a Glance

Board basis explained

Board basis explained

...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.

...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.

...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.

...means that breakfast is included in the price.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.

  • Nearest airport
  • Time zone UK + 0 Hour
  • Currency € Euro
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Facilities

Hotel facilities

Pool and Wellness

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Fitness facilities
  • Swimming pool - indoor

Food & Drink

  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

General Info

  • Terrace

Parking

  • Parking surcharge

Room facilities

Room Amenities

  • Minibar
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe

Internet, TV & Phone

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Phone
  • Satellite Television

Rooms & Comfort

  • Air conditioning

Bath & Shower

  • Private bathroom
  • Nearest airport
  • Time zone UK + 0 Hour
  • Currency € Euro
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Why book With AlphaRooms?

  • No booking fees
  • Includes taxes and charges
  • Proudly operating for 18 years
  • 500,000+ travellers away in 2016
  • 'Best Hotel Booking Website' 2016 & 17
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 1054 Reviews
4.0

Recommended for

  • Great service
  • Quiet
  • Romantic
  • Central location
  • Good for shopping
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 1054 Reviews
4.0

Recommended for

  • Great service
  • Quiet
  • Romantic
  • Central location
  • Good for shopping

At a Glance

Board basis explained

Board basis explained

...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.

...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.

...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.

...means that breakfast is included in the price.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.

Location

Attractions Nearby

  • Gran Casino Las Palmas 0.00 miles
  • Nestor Museum 0.05 miles
  • Pueblo Canario Chapel 0.08 miles
  • Doramas Park 0.08 miles
  • Romano Park 0.23 miles
  • Las Alcaravaneras Beach 0.69 miles
  • Plaza La Feria 0.69 miles
  • Luminosa Fountain 0.72 miles
  • Gran Canaria Marina 0.86 miles
  • Mesa y Lopez Avenue 0.95 miles
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Resort Info

Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

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Reviews

Barcelo Santa Catalina Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 1054 Reviews
4.0

Recommended for

  • Great service
  • Quiet
  • Romantic
  • Central location
  • Good for shopping

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10/10 Amazing

23 June 2016

Santa Catarina hotel

Excellent service restaurant bar and pool. Room was very large massive bed and everywhere was spotless with usual extras of bath robes slippers bath excessories. Breakfast was excellent. Did not use the spa. This hotel oozes class and character. Also excellent value for money.. Maybe tea/coffee tray in the room would give it a 10 score. If you need to eat out there is super restaurant just past the spa 100 meters and many more at the harbour via the underpass 300 meters.

The best thing about my stay was...

Everything
8/10 Great

28 June 2015

Santa catalina gran canaria

Great 4night stay ... Comfortable room, lovely breakfast,good service in bar and excellent service in restaurant ... Lovely food .... Only ad thing about there whole trip was the overpriced overlooked underwhelming taste of a pizza by the pool....other than that lovely relaxing stay xxx

The best thing about my stay was...

Relaxing good service comfy hotel
6/10 Good

22 July 2014

Truly 5 star experience

Hotel in the most beautiful of settings, A very well located hotel with easy access to taxis, bus routes ( even the open top- bus tour stops outside) and within walking access to beach and city centre.The entire experience of staying here, the service, the cleanliness,the beauty of the premises are truly 5 star. The food and drink are excellent and very good value.The spa also matches the hotels standards in service and friendliness. An amazing place to stay in an amazing city!

The best thing about my stay was...

The beautiful building and the great service
8/10 Great

02 March 2011

Great breakfasts and attractive spa

Very good hotel - lovely gardens - good spa (free for guests), decent service, and great breakfasts. My only winge is that as a single person in a double room I got a small dark room at the back with no view, and ended up paying nearly as much as a couple. Inevitable and age-old discrimination perhaps? The location would not be ideal for some people as it is a 40 minute walk into the shops in the centre of Las Palmas and a 40 minute walk to the beach...however on holiday I had the time, so it was good exercise!

The best thing about my stay was...

Open cafe /verandah in front of bar
6/10 Good

10 February 2011

B & B good, but evening meals unsatisfactory

Had superior room with huge balcony overlooking attractive garden-just perfect. The main downside to our visit to what must the best hotel in Las Palmas (?) was that the evening meals did not start until 8'30pm and the menu lacked variety and worse of all vegetables, the latter, even when odered, did not turn up, so the meal ended up being protien + bread rolls!! There were no open restaurants that we could find in the area, so had to travel for evening meal by bus/taxi after the disappointing first night experience at the hotel. Frankly, the hotel now seems to focus on the conference buisness rather than on tourism, so, despite its grandeur, could not really recommend it, unless one is addicted to eating out elsewhere.

The best thing about my stay was...

The balcony and view from it.
10/10 Amazing

15 January 2011

quality hotel,in top ten in gran canaria

good hotel, good service, good breakfast, as good as the raddison chain. rooms may seem dated, but this is a business hotel,no lager louts,tatoos or union jack waving morons. excellent room service,club sandwich to die for,mind your cholesterol levels ! If you like hot chocolate before bub byes, i promise this will be the best you`ve ever had. Two flasks delivered to your room, one melted chocolate,one whisked hot milk. mmmmm. Excellent beach ten min walk. Walk out of hotel,turn left, pass B.P petrol station on left. cry at the half price petrol price, yes 65p a litre, then cross road at lights, down slope to beach, ir is rare to see more than 40 people on this beach. lovely lazy days. Hotel has a superb gym, good resturant,good waiters. second visit,third to be booked soon.

The best thing about my stay was...

Stress free hotel. well run.
8/10 Great

08 September 2010

Good hotel for quiet city break

A very pleasant hotel for those looking for a quiet break in Las Palmas. There was some noise from a neighbouring property one night. The staff immediately moved me into a quieter room without hesitation. There is a free shuttle to the beach every day which is useful as the hotel is some 15 mins away. One gripe - although the rest of the breakfast was good the cooked items were cold and had clearly been left standing for some time.

The best thing about my stay was...

Helpful staff
8/10 Great

21 December 2006

Review of 'Santa Catalina'

Excellent hotel if you want a peaceful, beautiful hotel away from the high rise beaches. The bedrooms are lovely, mine was on the first floor with a wooden balcony above the gardens, with trees outside the window in the park below. It has a calm atmosphere in the public rooms. Breakfast was very good - choice of hot and cold foods, with a special cake for 'pudding' if you can manage it. There is a spa centre just outside the main hotel, with indoor and outdoor pools. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I shouldn't really have any complaints, but if pushed to mention something, I found the bed rather hard and would have preferred a duvet to tightly-wrapped sheets and blankets. There was no option of vegetarian 'sausages' for breakfast, which would have been good. I found the piano playing in the bar in the evening really annoying and would have liked a more quiet place.&nbsp;&nbsp; I was disappointed that Canary Island wines were not on the normal bar list, only rather standard Spanish wines that we get in England. These might have been available, but the bar staff didn't speak much English and my Spanish wasn't good enough to explain what I wanted. The hotel location is a bus ride away from many other parts of Las Palmas, including the bus station to visit other parts of the island. Having mentioned these, they didn't spoil my stay at the hotel and I would definitely go back there (as soon as I can) as I really enjoyed my visit to <a href="/guide/canaries/las-palmas/destination.aspx" title="Las Palmas holidays">Las Palmas</a> and was very glad I chose this hotel.