Garden City holiday apartment
Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 3
Spacious self-catering studio apartment on the popular Garden City, holiday rental complex.. Some apartments have a pool view which is probably one of the most sought after positions on the holiday complex.
* 2 Swimming Pool (1 heated)
* Children's Pool
* Kids Club
* Pool bar with entertainment
* Pool tables
* Mini Market
* Self Service Launderette
* WiFi Internet in apartment
Choice of two sandy beaches within a 5 minute stroll.
Spacious self catering studio holiday rental apartment has a twin bed and separate sofa to sit. Own private balcony with patio- table and chairs, full bathroom, fully fitted kitchenette with microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle, iron etc. Satellite television with BBC, ITV etc. Two of the studios are arguably in the best position on the holiday rental complex overlooking the main swimming pool. Garden City is a quiet well run holiday rental complex ideal for families and couples.
Only 5 minutes walk to a choice of two lovely sandy beaches.
With shops, bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and all just outside the complex. Garden City has everything you could want right on your door.
The recently opened Siam Park is within an easy walk and is the largest water park in Europe and is receiving rave reviews.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, Studio|
|Nearest beach||5 minute walk|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Reina Sofia (TFS) 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Spacious apartment with built in wardrobe. Fully fitted kitchenette with toaster, microwave, fridge, hob etc.
The living area has a sofa bed for the third person. There is Satellite Television which receives a range of British programmes including BBC and ITV.
Through your French windows you have direct access to your own private sunny balcony complete with patio furniture and pull out washing line.
The fully fitted kitchenette comes completely fitted with hob, microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle, iron and ironing board.
The fully tiled bathroom has a WC, bidet, wash hand basin and shower over the bath.
|Further details outdoors|
Garden City boasts two swimming pools (1 heated) plus a children's pool and Kids Club. Pool bar ofers drinks, meals and snacks plus entertainment.
If you want a quieter pool there is a large pool to the rear of the complex for those who just want to swim or relax in the sun.
There are sunbeds around by both pools and unlike some complexes these are free of charge.
The pool bar has pool tables and there is also table tennis and a Kids Club.
With your apartment you have your own private sunny balcony with patio table and chairs and pull out clothes line.
No need to takes lots of luggage as there is a self service launderette on site.
To the rear of the complex there is a games area with basket ball net, darts board etc.
Janet looks after the apartments for me and is easily contactable in case of any problems during your stay.
There is a safety deposit box available at a small additional charge.
Linen is provided and changed at the end of each week for bookings of two weeks or more.
There is a self service launderette on site
Problems rarely occur, but if they do these must be reported while on holiday - when every effort will be made to resolve. Full details of terms and conditions are available.
The Canary Islands region
Tenerife offers a temperate climate all year round which makes the Canary islands the nearest place from the UK for a winter sun break. In fact the temperature remains constant for most of the year.
Playa de las Americas
Playa las Americas is the top holiday spot in Tenerife and offers everything for young and old alike. There's plenty to do and see. Garden City is a quiet well run complex ideal for families and couples - with everything you could want on your doorstep.
There are two sandy beaches within a 5 minute walk and a full range of water sports.
Eating out in Tenerife is much cheaper than the UK and there is a full range of international cuisine (try the local garlic cicken). As well as local restaurants there are Chinese, Indian, Thai etc.
The San Eugenio Shopping Centre with its hypermarket and banks, pavements cafes and shops is only a 2 minute walk. There is als a weekly market within walking distance.
There is the well know Aqua Park just a short distance away (free bus).
Fishing, boat rides to watch the whales and dolphins from the nearby Puerto Colon Marina with it's cafes and bars.
The new Siam Park is within walking distance of Garden City and is claiming to be the largest waater park in Europe - but there is plenty of other things to do and see there. Go to www.siamparktenerife.com
to check it out - it looks great.
There are 5 golf course all within a 20 minute drive.
If you want to venue further visit the famous Mount Teide - a cable car goes to the top. During the winter there is often snow on the mountain so you can play snowballs in the morning and come down and swim in the sea or pool in the afternoon.
There are lots of trips to the various interesting parts of the island. Or the local buses are cheap and the bus statation is only a short walk away.
For the Golf enthusiast there are a choice of 5 courses and all are within a 20 minute drive.
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9 Apr 2014
We stayed in one of her other apartments in november 2012 no 122 and another apartment up the brae we found them both satisfactory and enjoyed… More
Pleased you had a good holiday and look forward to welcoming you back later this year. The apartments are proving very popular and attract many repeat guests.
26 Mar 2014
"Basic accommodation, clean and ideally situated."
We know and like the resort and have stayed there before and would be happy to do so again. Previous apartments have been less basic but have cost more. This one had all the essentials, with the excep… More
Pleased you had a good holiday. Yes, Garden City is an ideal complex - you have probably stayed in the timeshare apartments before which are luxurious but as you say they cost a lot more. My apartments are well furnished and have a flat screen TV.
Janet who cleans the apartments puts a new toilet roll for guests arrival but as this is self catering guests are expected to buy their own as there is no maid service in the private apartments.
I am pleased you are going to come back next year as Garden City is a great place to stay as so close to everything.
9 Jan 2014
"Complex in the perfect spot!"
I can't stress how convenient Club Olympus, Garden City's location was for us, Beaches, Bars, Shopping, Dining it really is in the heart of everything we needed, Siam Park 10 minute Walk awa… More
12 Nov 2013
"As always, a Fantastic stay at Garden City"
Having stayed at Garden City many times before, we always love to go back time and time again. This complex never disappoints. The studio apartment we stayed in was lovely and the balcony looked out over the pool which was only a stones throw away, very well located! The people who own the pool bar are English and make you feel at home and are very friendly.
The location of the complex is perfect, no need to rely on a taxi or bus. Everything is in walking distance.
We absolutely love this complex and are going back again next year. We never want to leave! :-)
Pleased you had a good holiday. Guests do book again and again as Garden City is so close to everything and although there is a car park to the rear of the complex - a car is not necessary unless planning of doing a lot of touring around. The beach is just a 5 minute stroll away and so is the fantastic new Siam Water Park.
I look forward to welcoming you back soon.
28 Mar 2013
"nice place, good location"
'+" A good place for its price. We didn't plan to spend lots of time in the room, so mostly we needed a comfortable place to sleep and have a shower, breakfast. Really good location, ne… More
I am pleased you had a good holiday and enjoyed your stay.
The water heater is the standard size like all the boilers there and just takes about 20 minutes to reheat so it is easy to plan shower times if the first person has taken all the hot water.
A new toilet roll is provided for arrival and there is a mini market on site and a large supermarket just a 2 minute stroll away for soap etc if you do not take your own. Welcome packs can be provided if required.
Garden City is close to everything for your holiday in the sun and pleased you had a lovely time.
13 Feb 2013
"Fantastic apartment in a lovely complex"
This was the first time we booked through a private owner. The booking process was really easy and the owner provided clear directions.Keys were left in a key box on the front door and we were given the combination number and entry was smooth and the apartment ready for our arrival.
The studio apartment we stayed was ideal for our needs - it had obviously been recently painted and even had a brand new sofa and soft furnishings.
The studio was clean and well maintained and certainly a lot better than the budget apartment we had expected. It was also good to have proper beds and then a sofa to sit on and watch the British TV.
During our stay we had a problem with the kettle not working and we telephoned Janet and she replaced this the same day. We found Janet very helpful during our stay and she recommended places to go.
It was also great having the option to order towels as this meant we didn't even have to pack any beach towels and as there was a self launderette on site we just travelled with hand luggage.
Garden City had 2 pools but we used the heated one as although the days were very hot the water did cool. We also went to the beach which was just a 5 minute walk away - but mostly stayed by the pool.
We would certainly recommend this apartment and are booking to return later this year with family.
Pleased to hear you had a good time - the apartments are really popular and guests book with me time and time again.
23 Jan 2013
"DONT EVER STAY IN APARTMENT ")£">GARDEN CITY>>/."
OUr second day there the toilet overflowed,we had to call the cleaner ,Janet,whom then came.i,came back to the apartment to see janet the cleaner ,her husbandmand someone bent over the toilet fixing it,Janet said to me u will have to pay him30euro,i didn,t really think about it and came him the 30,euro.THe 4th day i locked the safe and couldn,t open it,it had my tablets ,money and anything else of value,once again i went and phoned janet,whom said she will come and try opening it,but it would cost me 50euro.i replied 50,euro?She said if i,d like, i could phone alock smith and it would cost me 240E.I told her to come,she enteredthe apartment,moved this piece of stuck on tape,put her key in it,OPENED IT,.Cost me 50..5th day after being shoping and buying meat and frozen foods,that dinner time,the electric went off for 5hrs,frozen food kaput..we,d order towels,she bought two and we re-ordered another two for fourth coming week,they never came,we saw cleaner about 12 days later.mentioned,the towels,she replied ,oh she must of put them in the wrong room,then gave us 4towels,haha,we had 3days left and had bought towels by then.I HAD AWord With Garden City manager whom said because it was aprivate apartment of which he,d had compliants of befor,They couldn,t do anything about it,but that i should really contact the owner which i did after our return,ands tell her as it was not on. that people whom are on holiday through no faults of theirs, should have to pay out more monies,when they had paid so much in the first place for their holiday.I have spoke to owner whom said she would inquire with janet the cleaner,and get back to me,That was on the 10th or 11th ,ist 2013. Haven,t had a reply yet?SO To anyone whom is going to tennerife apartament [2032!!]DO not book it.THE complex is nice,and i believe and what i saw of the complexes apartments they were good,so don,t book aprivate one as you,ve got no recourse if anything goe,s wrong.Book it through Garden City,itself,that way any problems they sort it no cost!!,with private,you get ripped off and at the time u ain,t in aposition to do anything about it,SO you pay.
I cannot believe you have left this review as I have written to you - but have not had a response.
Firstly, Janet certainly did not charge you anything for fixing the toilet - even though you had broken it yourself. In all the 15 years I have been renting apartments this particular damage has never occurred before and the maintenance man tells me it was a small problem which you had tried to rectify yourself and caused more damage - thus flooding the bathroom and the property below. You did contact the complex so if you paid anything it must have been to them - it certainly was not to Janet who actually had the problem fixed for you promptly.
You also failed to mention the time you lost the apartment key while you were out, leaving your wife locked inside the apartment as you had locked the door with the key, making it impossible for her to open the door. You had to call Janet to rescue your wife from inside the apartment and to change the locks as you had lost the key.
Regarding the safe. You entered your own combination number on arrival but later during your stay you forgot the code number you had programmed. This occurred early on New Year's Day. You telephoned Janet and she told you unfortunately, she could not drive as she had been drinking the previous evening (New Year's Eve). The only way she could get there was by taxi - so you would have to pay for a return taxi and something for her time as it was a holiday. Or a locksmith would have to be called and it would be your responsibility to pay him as there was no fault with the actual safe.
Janet informed you that if you could wait until the following day she would happily let you into the safe without charge. I would point out that it was totally your fault you were locked out of the safe as you had forgotten your own code number which you had set.
Regarding the electricity this was obviously a power cut on the complex and beyond my control, but as you pointed out electricity was back on within a few hours. I am pleased to say power cuts rarely happen.
You also fail to mention that on your last night you burnt a hole in the brand new bedspread, which I had purchased for your arrival. The damage went right through two sheets, mattress protector and the actual mattress on the bed which all had to be replaced, at considerable expense, for the next guests.
I am sorry if there was a mix up with the towels - but you only had to contact Janet to let her know and she could have resolved this.
The power cut was out of our control and other than the towels all your complaints were actually caused by yourselves. As you are aware Janet is easily contactable in case of any problems.
This is a self catering apartment and not a hotel. Guests are expected to be able to cope and look after themselves.
I am pleased to say many guests make repeat bookings and come back again and again to stay in my apartments.
10 Jan 2012
"Ideal place to stay."
Travelled with my wife and 4 year old son. We've been to Las America a few times and knew the area fairly well but had never stayed at Garden City before. We knew the location was ideal for just about everything being close to bars, restaurants, San Eugene shopping centre and short stroll to the beach. As for Garden City, we were extremely happy with the comlpex. The area around the pool was not huge but this was more to our taste. The pool itself was nice if a little cool considering it was supposed to be heated. The pool bar was very reasonable and the food was good quality. The bar staff were all friendly and helpful. The studio was ideally placed overlooking the pool and was comfortable if a little "well used" (only real complaint was the sofa bed was not the most comfy). All in all, a nice friendly place to stay. Will not hesitate to book here again.
Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. The sofa bed in a studio is really suitable for one child to sleep and even though it is a double sofa bed it is not really large enough for 2 adults and this is why I put the two single beds in the apartment - but leave the sofa bed for a single person adult or a child. I will certainly take a look at the sofa bed when I am next over shortly and replace.
I am pleased you had a good time - Garden City is close to everything. The main pool is heated but the other smaller small to the rear of the complex is not.
6 Nov 2011
We stayed with other members of our family in 2 one bedroomed apartments in August and have already rebooked for next year. But had a chance for a few days quick get away with my husband and only availability for a last minute break was a studio apartment.
While the studio was much smaller than a one bedroomed apartment it was more than adequate for our needs for a short break. We spent most of the time by the pool or on the balcony - who wants to stay indoors? The studio had a hob and microwave which we never used as we ate out every day and just used the kettle and toaster for first thing in the morning.
The complex is not new but everything was clean and tidy (I understand it is about 25 years old) but being older the rooms are larger than some of the newer complexes I have stayed in. Personally I prefer this complex as Garden City is close to everything including some great value bars and restaurants.
9 Aug 2011
"Beware of sunbed hoarders"
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at garden city in March, 2011. The position of the studio was perfect...opposite the swimming pool. It was very clean and presentable with adequate utensils for our needs. Our only complaint (which we made twice to the bar people) was that most sun beds had towels on them from about 7-30a.m., with many not having any occupants till dinnertime. There were several signs around the pool advising not to reserve beds but to no avail. We found this a very selfish attitude especially went most were British!!!
I am pleased you had a good holiday - Garden City is an ideal complex as it is close to everything for a great holiday. Sunbeds hoarders tend to be a problem in most complexes where the sun beds are free of charge. I will speak to the community when I next visit to see if something cannot be done to discourage this sort of behaviour, especially during peak times. August is one of the main holiday periods so it tends to be busy with families who want several sun beds. There is another swimming pool at the rear of the complex and this tends to be quieter with more sunbeds available.
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