Hostels in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

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Get to know Santa Cruz de Tenerife (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. To help you make friends with Santa Cruz de Tenerife before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

The port of Santa Cruz is the busy capital city of the Canary Islands and of the island of Tenerife, home to almost half of the island’s total population. The city’s bustling harbor welcomes both commercial and passenger traffic, with regular cruise ships arriving from nations around the globe.

With a varied selection of local hostels and hotels, Santa Cruz provides a perfect hub for tourists looking to explore the northeast part of Tenerife. A hostel in Santa Cruz gives visitors free reign to explore this beautiful Spanish city without spending a fortune on accommodation, but there are also boutique hotels, vacation rentals, and bed and breakfasts to choose from.

Visitors can experience the brightly-colored Spanish architecture and urban sculptures lining the wide avenues and busy squares in Santa Cruz, before venturing to check out some of the city’s most popular landmarks – the Auditorio de Tenerife, the Santa Cruz Towers, and the Iglesia de la Concepción. There is plenty of modern architecture to be found in Santa Cruz as well, as the city’s skyline is the 6th highest in the country.

This tropical paradise also boasts a number of stunning beaches for tourists to enjoy, including las Teresitas, located near the seaman’s quarter of San Andrés. With landscapes varying from coastal sands to lush tropical vegetation, the island of Tenerife gives visitors to Santa Cruz plenty of outdoor environments to explore.

Santa Cruz is home to one of Spain’s most spectacular fiestas. Carnival features singing, dancing, music, and extravagant costumes. Tourists hoping to visit Santa Cruz during the city’s Carnival can expect large crowds and busy hostels and hotels.

Arriving in Santa Cruz is easy, as shuttles are readily available to bring visitors from Tenerife North International Airport. Public transportation throughout the city is also accessible for tourists, and travelers looking to venture throughout the rest of the Canary Islands can visit Santa Cruz’s main port to schedule a trip.

Written by local enthusiast for Santa Cruz de Tenerife hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Santa Cruz de Tenerife hostels Jakob Lombardi

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$25 Average dorm price
$25 Cheapest hostel in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tenerife Experience Hostel is the cheapest
5.7 Average rating of all hostels

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