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Islazul Canimao Hotel

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Matanzas
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Poor service. Terrible restaurant! Food is served in a non hygienic way. You cannot sleep due to the airco in the room which is too noisy. Requests put up at the reception desk are not folluwed up correctly and sometimes even forgotten.

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Thank 961johanb
Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

I knew this place had had bad reviews when I booked to stay there but as it was merely a bolt hole after one long drive and before another long one the next day it didn't matter. It was cheap (you get what you pay for!) and the whole hotel was oozing with communist 1950s Soviet charm with nothing quite... More 

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Yonkers
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Small rooms wit 2 twin beds squeezed in. Over large dresser takes up precious space. There was *another* dresser in the closet - no idea why. The lighting was awful! the bedside lamp was broken & was held together with duct tape. The bulb was dim. The TV was missing the remote so you had to change channels manually. The... More 

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Thank nancyf386
Victoria, BC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

In fairness, the room was clean and okay. But there were mosquitoes, lots of them and in the morning the walls were spotted with bloody patches of the ones that I was able to annihilate. The rest of the hotel is decaying. . . The dining room ceiling was black with mold and the food, free with the booking, was... More 

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Thank rsklama
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Came here in Mach 2015, it truly is an amazing resort beautiful and it's sort of jungle-like, directly about the Canimao River. However, it's not maintained as the beautiful resorts in Varadero. This is a great place to stay for a few days if you don't expect to relax in the pool or in your room but explore the city... More 

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4 Thank Veronica L
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for about a week,was really pleasant and quiet in top off that is really cheap and the staff is amazing.the room are ok but u will have AC and hot water,the housekeeping ladies change and clean your room everyday.if u r looking for something cheap,nice and good service I recommend this hotel.Location is a plus u r... More 

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3 Thank Soccerbarca
Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

At the time I stayed here it was the only hotel that was available in February, everything else was booked. It's just on top a hill minutes from the edge of Matanzas city. It has beautiful views of the Rio Canimar. I didn't have high expectations but was looking forward to prepared meals and relaxing at the pool. This is... More 

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3 Thank travelbug_80Toronto
bristol
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2010

I like other people backpacking thought this hotel would be a good idea as it's only a stones throw from Varadero airport. Well yes it is close, thats it's defining feature, other than that, it's a sad state of affairs. The whole place looks like it has been under water for a couple of years and the pool has legionnair... More 

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3 Thank carsonking
Dublin
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2006

hotel has good location over Canimo river near Matanzas. Holiday camp atmosphere aimed at Cuban guests. Check in slow and difficult we had no Spanish they had little English. Room basis but adequate, very clean but no hot water in the norning the other guests get up early!!. Dinner was a revelation, very basic stringy chicken and blamange for dessert(what... More 

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3 Thank wedotravel
Denmark
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2005

I stayed at hotel Canimao in March 2005. The hotel is a bit outside Maranzas. It’s well run and a great value. 22.5 CUC for a single! If you want to visit the Matanzas version of the Tropicana, it’s right next door and you can get a reduction in the entrance fee for staying at the hotel :-) Only! Dooo... More 

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Additional Information about Islazul Canimao Hotel

Address: Carretera Matanzas-Varadero km. 4 1/2 | Matanzas, Varadero, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Price Range: €54 - €67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Islazul Canimao Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 120
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