Puerto hotel reopens its doors after extensive renovation
The RIU Garoé Hotel, a four-star hotel establishment located in Puerto de la Cruz and associated with Ashotel, has recently reopened after a two and a half month closure for a complete renovation.
The reform has mainly focused on completely renovating all rooms, main restaurant and certain kitchen areas. A solarium chillout terrace with Balinese beds has also been opened on the third floor.
The hotel is part of the catalogue of RIU Hotels & Resorts, but independently owned and managed, a success formula that both parties have kept active since its opening in 2002.
The RIU Garoé has a clientele of mostly German origin, followed by English, Spanish and French, predo-minantly the holiday tourist, and to a lesser extent the client of events and congresses.
The reform of the RIU Garoé adds a new value to the renewal strategy of Puerto de la Cruz, promoted not only by the business sector, but by public institutions such as Puerto council, and Tenerife Cabildo, coordinated by the Urban Rehabilitation Consortium of Puerto de la Cruz, in which the inter-administrative public sector and the private sector participate.
“This renovation successfully completes the ambitious and exciting challenge of providing the establishment with modern, current, high quality and high comfort facilities, friendly to the environment and capable of satisfying our most demanding clientele; an effort that the family has assumed with great enthusiasm and that it trusts helps to boost the tourist city par excellence of Puerto de la Cruz, ” said the owner, Juan Manuel Farrais.
The hotel has 190 rooms of different categories, all with balconies overlooking the sea or the Teide. In this renovation of facilities, a new spa with a jet circuit pool, jacuzzi, cold well, sensation showers, salt sauna, Finnish sauna and steam bath, as well as a hot bed area or aesthetic cabins, has been launched. And beauty. In addition, the complex has a main buffet restaurant, as well as two bars, one of them next to the pool.
The hotel staff consists of about 110 workers, 95% of them of local origin (Valle de La Orotava), which highlights the company’s commitment to local, Tenerife and Canary Islands professionals, in general.
The establishment has been distinguished with numerous awards given by its clients and for its good environmental practices.