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Cactus Host

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Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets
Beach nearby, surfing, kayaking
Suite (Suite 2) | Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Cactus Host

Cactus Host

2.0 star property
City centre hostel within easy reach of Las Canteras Beach

9.0/10 Superb

107 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Laundry facilities
Calle Doctor Miguel Rosas, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35007

Guests rated this location 9.1/10 - Wonderful

Main amenities
  • Airport shuttle
  • Barbecue grills
  • Business centre
  • Concierge services
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Luggage storage
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Near the beach
  • Picnic area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Terrace
Feel at home
  • BBQ(s)
  • Blackout curtains
  • Free toiletries
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the boardwalk
  • Las Canteras Beach - 4 min walk
  • Port of Las Palmas - 40 min walk
  • Santa Catalina Park - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Las Palmas (LPA-Gran Canaria) - 42 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Paparazzi - 4 min walk
  • Starbucks - 4 min walk
  • Bar San Remo - 3 min walk
  • Casa Chen - 4 min walk
  • La Madrileña - 2 min walk

About this property

Cactus Host

Putting you within a 10-minute drive of Las Canteras Beach, Cactus Host features a rooftop terrace, and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 25 per room. Free WiFi is an added perk, and guests can keep active with on-site kayaking and surfing/body boarding. Also, this hostel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Port of Las Palmas. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and location.


English, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 4:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

What to do

  • Kayaking
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • Bike hire
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Picnic area
  • Rooftop terrace


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Digital TV channels
  • Flat-screen television

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided
  • Blackout curtains

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 25 per room

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain) guidelines.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts cash.</p> <p>Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1000 owing to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information on the booking confirmation.</p>
Property registration number VV-17-6-12514

Also known as

Cactus Host Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Cactus Host Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Cactus Host offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Cactus Host does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cactus Host?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Cactus Host?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Cactus Host?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Cactus Host.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Cactus Host?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 25 per room.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cactus Host?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is noon.
Is there an on-site casino at Cactus Host?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Las Palmas (7-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at Cactus Host and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking and surfing. Cactus Host also has a picnic area.
What's the area around Cactus Host like?
Cactus Host is located near Las Canteras Beach, only a short 3-minute walk from Santa Catalina Park and 7 minutes' walk from El Muelle Shopping Center. Travellers say that this hostel is in a good location.







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8/10 Very good

Clean rooms good location
Deepak, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing, all was perfect Abi was great 🙂🙂🙂
Zoé, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good location
Very central. Close to the beach. Excellent service.
Pablo, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing experience
A lovely place with a unique style. The host was very friendly and let us keep our luggage in the reception until 5pm. The roof top terrace was a hidden gem. A great place to have a barbecue dinner. Very central location and very close to the beach!
TROND HAAVARD, 3-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Value
Exceeded my expectations. This place is a true gem
Daniel, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location and value for money
Lee, 7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was so amazing so much fun and the caveman design of cactus host is brilliant
Patrik, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Eduardo, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Eduardo, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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