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Hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Pablo Montes Rincón

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from the blog Viaje con Pablo

Home to spectacular sandy beaches and bustling bars and eateries, Las Palmas is the vibrant capital of Gran Canaria, offering a plenitude of first-rate museums and historic sites to explore. Some of Spain's finest urban beaches are found right here in the city, but you can find even more — from wild and rugged to tranquil and secluded — nearby.

You can book a number of different affordable accommodation options in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, including sea-view apartments and quieter suburban properties.


Neighbourhoods of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has a number of charming neighbourhoods to explore:

  • Puerto - Canteras : Containing both the peninsula of La Isleta and the fantastic beach area of Playa las Canteras, this is one of the most beautiful areas of the city to stay in. Landmarks like Mirador de la Cruz and Castillo de la Luz are found here, right beside the city's marina and port.
  • Centro: Home to Playa de las Alcaravaneras and Calle Mayor de Triana, one of the most important commercial centres in the city. You'll find beautiful 19th-century architecture in the many restaurants and residential streets here.
  • Ciudad Alta : This is where the bulk of residents are found, along with a number of points of interest like the Gran Canaria Stadium and pretty Seven Palms neighbourhood (for shopping, entertainment and more).
  • Vegueta - Triana : The historic heart of the city is home to charming streets and the famed Las Palmas Cathedral.

What to see and do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Aside from the fantastic urban beaches, Las Palmas also has a number of must-visit museums. Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología is a modern science museum, Museo Canario gives an excellent history of the island and Casa-Museo de Colón is a brilliant tribute to Columbus' voyages (Columbus anchored here). The city's aquarium, Poema del Mar Aquarium, is an excellent option for children, and you'll find amusement parks like Catapum and Urban Planet in the vicinity.


What to eat in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas is a melting pot of cuisines and cultures, with everything from excellent Chinese eateries to vibrant Indian restaurants. Alfresco tapas dining is particularly popular, so be sure to indulge in papas arrugadas (wrinkly potatoes), ropa vieja (meat, chickpeas and onions), pimientos de padrón (salted peppers) and churros de pescado (battered and fried fish).


Typical events and festivals in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas hosts colourful fiestas and cultural celebrations throughout the year. Semana Santa (Easter) is celebrated with religious processions and Corpus Christi is celebrated with carpets of flowers. In June, the founding of the city is commemorated with Fiestas Fundacionales, a period of eye-catching parades and bonfire celebrations.


How to move around in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

There is a prominent bus infrastructure network with yellow buses serving the metropolitan area and tourist hop-on, hop-off buses serving the main sites. Taxis are also a popular way to navigate the city, particularly in the evening.


The climate in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas has a tropical desert climate with year-round sunshine, warm summers and very mild winters. This has led to the city becoming a favourite for many winter holidaymakers.


More interesting facts about and sights in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria



Las Palmas is an old city with long naval history with Spain. Christopher Columbus stopped-by here in 1492 and you can explore his life and legacy in a museum dedicated to him containing many artifacts from his voyages.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The most centrally located hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with the best ratings are: Hotel Santa Catalina, A Royal Hideaway 5gl and Alcaravaneras Hostel.

It depends on the category of the hotel. If you want to stay at a 4-star hotel in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the average price per night is 32 , while you will pay an average of 24 for a 3-star hotel, and in a more luxurious 5-star hotel, you"ll pay around 55 .

You can make reservations at Hotel Santa Catalina, A Royal Hideaway 5gl if you´re looking for a hotel with valet service for your visit to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

If you're bringing a vehicle, we recommend that you book a hotel with parking in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, like Hotel Bull Reina Isabel & Spa, Hotel Santa Catalina, A Royal Hideaway 5gl or Rk Luz Playa Suites.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, we recommend Hotel Lemon & Soul Las Palmas, Hotel Santa Catalina, A Royal Hideaway 5gl and Hotel Ac Gran Canaria.

Rickaty Lodge Bed & Breakfast is the closest one to Gran Canaria.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are Hotel Nh Las Palmas Playa Las Canteras, Hotel Aloe Canteras and Hotel Santa Catalina, A Royal Hideaway 5gl.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with express check-in and check-out are Hotel Lemon & Soul Las Palmas, Hotel Ac Gran Canaria and Hostel Hostal Kasa.

The best hotels with a pool in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are Hotel Bull Reina Isabel & Spa, Hotel AC Gran Canaria and Santa Catalina, A Royal Hideaway Hotel.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are Hotel Lemon & Soul Las Palmas, Hotel Bull Reina Isabel & Spa and Hotel Santa Catalina, A Royal Hideaway 5gl.