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Hotel Islazul Hanabanilla

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Gainesville, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only good thing about this place is that the view is nice. But the staff only speaks one language and that is Spanish. The service is very bad, sometimes there isn't even anyone at the front desk in the lobby. The wifi is $2 for an hour and it barely works! I only had breakfast there and it wasn't... More 

Thank laurenwright39
Toronto, Ontaro
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for 2 nights. Room was comfortable but we were on the main floor right in front of the pool. The group we travelled with decided it was a good idea to plunk themselves down right outside our room by the pool and have a party both nights (even though we nicely mentioned that they kept us awake the... More 

Thank Trish A
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful views of the lake and the mountains , and a great base for boat trips and walking , but dont expect the hilton , this is a cuban hotel , more or less oin the middle of nowhere , the food is well cooked and plentiful , but its local , and a bit samey the wifi is hit... More 

Thank mattjay49
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This ismthe worse hotel I have ever stayed at. So bad that after arriving at lunch time, sampling the food, and spending a few hours we decided to leave during the early evening and not spend one night in this dilapidated and abandoned hotel. The road access was blocked by lake water and our party had to walk over a... More 

Thank Pedro T
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We were a group of 7 adults, 2 teenagers and one child who stayed at the Hanabanilla resort for 3 nights during the last week of July. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hotel was very clean as well as our rooms. The view was magnificent from our balconies (all the rooms face the mountains, the lake and the pool).... More 

1 Thank caleroux57
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Wanted to go to El Nicho falls but found this place to stop for the day as the driver told us that the falls stop due to lack of rain, not sure if he was lying as its common in Cuba since we did not understand spanish!!!! Anyway it did not matter as we found the this hotel excellent to... More 

1 Thank Ron R
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143 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I stayed for one night at the Hanabanilla Hotel south of Santa Clara. It is located on large reservoir. The surrounding hills are beautiful with tobacco fields and palm trees. The hotel when built would have been beautiful. It does suffer a little bit with the maintenance. As with many Cuban hotels, you must be patient when checking in as... More 

1 Thank Rocks_to_travel
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119 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

It was along drive to get this spot but when we arrived we were blown away by the views. Hotel itself is adequate. Room was small but clean. Very basic bathroom facilities. Walls were quite thin and you could hear what was going on in adjacent rooms. Food nothing to write home about but we didn't starve. If you travel... More 

1 Thank AMBLondon60
Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I stayed at Hanabanilla for 4 nights and I fell in love with the area! First of all, let's talk about that breathtaking view! Those pictures aren't photoshopped, trust me! The hotel is very simple, there are about 100 rooms in one 4-storey building and all the rooms have the lake view. There's only 1 buffet, the food there is... More 

1 Thank Vanessa-reviews
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

a 2-night stop off on way to Trinidad become 1 night very quickly after we arrived at what was accurately described as an unappealing building in a stunning setting. But the staff are so apathetic and the food so appalling that we left as early as we could to continue our travel to Trinidad (if we could have secured a... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Islazul Hanabanilla

Address: Salto de Hanabanilla | Manicaragua, Santa Clara, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Santa Clara
Price Range: €45 - €77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Islazul Hanabanilla 3*
Number of rooms: 125
Also Known As:
Hotel Islazul Hanabanilla Cuba/Santa Clara
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Get a room at the hotel away from the pool or the noise will keep you up all night - higher up rooms have better views!”
 of 5 bubbles 665trisha, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“dont expect top quality , think butlins in the 60's”
 of 5 bubbles mattjay49, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles caleroux57, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles Vanessa-reviews, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles Wms3070, 24 Oct 2014 | Read review
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