Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

5* out of 5 stars

Gran Canaria’s oldest hotel first opened its doors in 1890. A temporary residence for kings, queens, and Hollywood royalty through the years, your stay will be imbued with timeless elegance. Modern refurbishments and up-and-coming local artworks bring these classic surroundings firmly into the 21st century, while attentive service and captivating Atlantic views create a grand, heritage-rich escape that’s warmly authentic and truly unique.

Accommodation at Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

204 deluxe rooms and tasteful suites – some family-friendly – feature beautiful ocean or park views. Luxurious elements include pillow menus, mirrors that double as Smart TVs, and free-standing bathtubs for indulgent bubble-soaks. Choose the Royal Suite for an exclusive experience that includes a spacious sun terrace and VIP service.

Dining at Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

You won’t have to leave the confines of the hotel to enjoy Michelin-starred dining: Poemas Restaurant features fine-tasting menus savoured from velvet chairs. Laze by the infinity pool at the Alis Rooftop Bar, inventive cocktail in hand, or take in a Sunday jazz brunch at the basement Doramas Restaurant, which also serves banquet-like breakfast buffets.

Things to do at Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

The hotel’s semi-al fresco spa is a soul-soothing way to while away some time, offering sensory treatments in an atmosphere filled with natural warmth. Splash around in the family-friendly pool, or work up a sweat in the gym. You could also take an invigorating stroll through Parque Doramas, visit the Old Town, or stretch out your towel on the palm-lined, Blue Flag Las Canteras beach, a 30-minute walk from the hotel.



Deluxe Room

Enjoy a cozy atmosphere and maximum comfort in these neoclassical-style rooms.

Deluxe Superior Room

Modernity and elegance in rooms with exclusive furniture, balcony and designer bathtub.

Junior Suite

Wonderful room with a seating area and rain shower. Includes VIP service.

Deluxe Junior Suite

It combines the classic style and the most current services. Balcony, living area and VIP Service.

Family Deluxe Room

Enjoy an atmosphere of peace with a separate living room, designer bathtub.


Enjoy an atmosphere of peace with a separate living room, designer bathtub. Includes VIP service.

Presidential Suite

Designed for the most demanding customers. Large balcony, living room, 2 bathrooms and VIP service.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bars
  • Daily Cleaning/Housekeeping
  • Gym
  • Parking
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi



Food & Drink

Poemas by Hermanos Padrón

A commitment to haute cuisine cuisine based on local products of the highest quality and the most avant-garde innovation.

1890 La Bodeguita

A space relaxed and open to the city with Spanish tradition as a basis, we reinvent the experience of tapas in an exclusive and avant-garde atmosphere, accompanied by the best wines in the area and with a gourmet touch that will surprise guests and visitors.

Alis Rooftop

An exclusive space perfect for sunbathing next to the Infinity pool and with maximum privacy during the day for hotel customers with "VIP Service" included that offers Pool Concierge service and cocktail service located on the roof. From 5:00 p.m., the Rooftop Bar will be available to all customers, being an exclusive gem to taste delicious cocktails while enjoying a pleasant evening with wonderful views.

Carabela Bar

The ideal place to enjoy a delicious coffee or cocktail throughout the day, organize a work meeting, or an informal meeting.

Jazz Brunch

Every Sunday, you can enjoy the Jazz Brunch with live music and buffet-style brunch on the Doramas terrace.

MuXgo Restaurant

The gastronomic project of the Canarian chef Borja Marrero, the first Michelin Green Star of the Canary Islands, defends a sustainable cuisine based on the products of the land where environmentally friendly practices take on special relevance.