Flagship Iberostar gets fifth star

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has spent a total of 7 Million
Euros in a full refurbishment programme to upgrade its flagship Spanish
property, Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia in Tenerife, to a five-star.The Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia will represent the hotel chain’s
first five-star property in Spain from April this year.  The hotel also
launches the new Butler service in Europe to guests staying in the suites.
Guests will have the attention of a dedicated Butler ready to cater to
their every need.  Butlers are on hand to organise anything from a
surprise birthday cake, to cleaning shoes and guests can choose from a
pillow and towel menu so they can relax in total comfort.

“Tenerife is such a key destination for the British market and we’ve
seen an incredible demand for high-end accommodation in luxury
surroundings.  We have 36 Spanish hotels and four properties on the
island, all four stars.  The Brits demand value for money and we believe
we can offer them 5-star value at a great price. As our flagship in Spain,
the Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia was a natural choice to upgrade to a
five-star” said Heike Genshow, Marketing Director for Iberostar Hotels &


Last year The Iberostar Grand Anthelia was also one of the first
properties to open the new Thai Zen Space, an authentic Asian spa.  The
authenticity of Thai Zen Space is guaranteed by the fact that all
therapists hail from Thailand and hold qualifications from the Temple of
Po in Bangkok.



As part of the refurbishment the Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia will also
have a water spa with a thermal activity pool complete with jacuzzis,
fountains and underwater shoots at various body levels to ease tense
muscles.  The complex boasts several swimming pools including a salt water
pool, a very warm pool and a cold plunge pool.  Other new services will
include: free Wifi in communal spaces, shuttle bus service to nearby golf
courses, free internet access in all rooms, and guests staying in the
suites will receive a welcome gift on arrival, late check-out, a private
bar and free entry to the water spa.


The hospitality group has 98 hotels currently in operation and will
celebrate the opening of its 100th hotel in May with the Iberostar Rose
Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica.