• City view
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms

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Featuring a sun terrace, Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo (formerly Barceló Santa Cruz Contemporáneo) is located in central Santa Cruz. This modern hotel offers free WiFi and an on-site restaurant. Air-conditioned rooms come with a flat-screen TV, mini-bar and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. The hotel’s Alfredo Restaurant offers a selection of Mediterranean and local dishes. There is also a lounge bar serving cocktails. You will find many dining options and shops in the surrounding area. There are also event rooms suitable for meetings and conferences at Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo. Tenerife North Airport can be reached in a 20-minute drive from the hotel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 15, 2008
Hotel chain/brand:
Occidental Hotels and Resorts by Barcelo Hotel Group

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Ezra
    like the location for the carnaval like the parking bear by in the casino for 12 euro per day
  • Ajim
    Very nice hotel without having to break the bank. We got a room with a view of the ocean, mountains and city and it was worth it. The room was spacious with a large terrace where you could smoke or relax sunbathing. The location is in the city...
  • Mirtill
    Rooms are very nice clean and spacious. We had a superior refurbished room. The bed is very comfortable and extra wide. The hotel is very quiet although it is located in the center of the city. The staff is very kind and helpful. The system of...
  • B
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Breakfast great variety and staff very nice and welcoming. Housekeeper, restaurant staff and reception staff very helpful too.
  • Justina
    Decent hotel in nice location. Staff was super friendly. Allowed me to check in earlier as I arrived early in the morning and had to work. Pool area was nice to chill. Bed was very comfy.
  • Yaoiina
    The property was clean with a great location next to a supermarket, a wonderful park and some restaurants. There’s a bus stop in front of it so you can get everywhere in a short amount of time. The staff was being helpful and friendly and I had a...
  • Anton
    The pool is great. The staff was nice and agreed to change my room for the one with a bath (which I critically needed) and clean the bad spots on it, so great hospitality.
  • Lasmabee
    Very small, but well equipped room. Nice that they had aloe shampoo, conditioner and body lotion.. Good breakfast. We needed a place near to the port and this was a good choice.
  • Alexandra
    Friendly staff that takes time for you, spacious rooms with everything one needs, great fresh breakfast (incl. croissants and fresh orange juice which are the signs of a good place for me), also many healthy options. The location at the park is...
  • Aspell
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Nice good sized room which was very clean. Comfortable bed. Nice sized bathroom. Ideal for an overnight stay, Close to Cruise Terminal where we were heading to the following morning.
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Property questions and answers
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  • parking a car is there a charge?

    Good afternoon, We don't have parking in the hotel. But there is a private parking for twelve euros / 24 Hours. Also it is possible to park near the..
    Answered on 5 February 2020
  • Hi how much roughly is the taxi from airport

    Dear customer, If you are coming from the north airport it is approximately 20€ and if you are coming from the south airport it is approximately 80€.
    Answered on 19 August 2021
  • is there a private bathroom and toilet

    Yes dear guest. All ours room have it.
    Answered on 14 March 2022
  • Are there any vegan/vegetarian options avaiable for the breakfast? Many thanks

    Yes, we have.
    Answered on 6 August 2020
  • Can add cot in room

    It is possible totally free
    Answered on 7 December 2019
  • Hello is it possible to check in at around 10am?

    Dear customer We informyou that we cannot guarantee your room until after 2pm, but if you arrive earlier we will check if it is ready and if not we wi..
    Answered on 19 August 2021
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Alfredo
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Ambience

Amenities of Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Lowered sink
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

House rules

Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 1:00 AM to 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Red 6000 Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please note that guests booking 5 or more rooms may be contacted by the property to make the payment within the next 72 hours to guarantee the reservation.

Please note that special dietary options are available upon request.

Please note that guests must present the credit card used to make the reservation on arrival. If you are not the owner of the credit card used to make the reservation, please contact the property in advance.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo

  • Room options at Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Single
    • Double
    • Family

  • Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo has 1 restaurant:

    • Alfredo

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo is 2,600 feet from the center of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American

  • The prices at Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming pool

  • Check-in at Occidental Santa Cruz Contemporáneo is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.