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El Warung Beach Hostel

Calle de Portugal, 69, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain

91%Rating

  • 93%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

Property Information:

El Warung is a cozy, locally owned hostel located in the vibrant Las Canteras area of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Our 12-bed establishment is spread out over two floors. Each decorated and styled in-house, with a choice of 4 bed dorms and 2 bed dorms, common areas, four bathrooms and two fully equipped kitchens where you can enjoy our free breakfast. Upon arrival you will be greeted by one of our team of international staff members who will gift you with your keys, our free wifi, an El Warung-designed map of the island and advice and recommendations that only seasoned travellers can offer. There is no reception desk, which means no barriers between our guests and us, your hosts.

Across the street is one of the best examples in Europe of where the city meets the beach - the 3.5km stretch of Playa de Las Canteras, lined with a broad pedestrian street and enjoying some of the finest weather of any city in the world. The beach itself has both calmer swimming areas and a series of surf breaks, and the northern end merges into El Confital, a striking landmark of cliffs and rocky beaches. Enjoy our free bikes to get lost and explore.

Nestled amongst the streets surrounding El Warung are countless dives and eateries serving up the best in local fare and local characters. There is a supermarket opposite the hostel (open seven days), and two closed-roof marketplaces within walking distance for those seeking fresh, authentic Canarian produce and encounters. Every Saturday evening Las Canteras vibrates with the sound of live music, spread out around different venues and attracting lively crowds.

A short bus ride ((or a 30 minute cycle, if you take advantage of our free bike service) from El Warung is the historical centre of the city, spanning the neighbourhoods of Vegueta and Triana. Here you will find the beauty of European-style buildings and cobbled streets, and the famous €2 tapas night every Thursday. There are also more upmarket retailers, interspersed with second-hand stores, boutique cinemas and some of the bigger bars and clubs.

Aside from the attractions of the city, El Warung has plenty to keep you occupied as well. We are actively involved in the extensive outdoor lifestyle that Gran Canaria has to offer, and as avid supporters of the independent traveller we encourage you to be as well. We also have all sorts of water gear to rent, surf lessons can be arranged on request, and we may even join you for a wave or drag out our stand-up paddle for you to try. If hiking or climbing are more your style, we know just the places to go and the people to go with. We want your experience of Las Palmas to be the same as our own.

Facilities include: free breakfast, multilingual staff, lockers, free WIFI, 24-hour check-in, free bike rentals, surf board, body board, wetsuit, snorkeling equipment rentals, etc. etc...

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  • Latest Review

    The rooms were very small, only one bathroom for a lot of people. The living room is quite small as is the whole hostel. We didn't enjoy staying there, because our room was too small, too hot and musty. BUT the staff was friendly and welcoming and we a got great tips what to visit in Gran Canaria and where to go.
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      Anonymous, Belgium, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini-Supermarket


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.




El Warung Beach Hostel Located at Calle de Portugal, 69, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria.
El Warung Beach Hostel
Spain
Gran Canaria Canary Islands 35010 Calle de Portugal, 69, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
91% 213
28.1356909 -15.4389023
El Warung Beach Hostel
    Rooms available     Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite     Basic Twin Private Ensuite
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