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Edinburgh
Reviewed 16 October 2013

The Hotel El Castillo is a VERY nice hotel, by Cuban standards! It is located in an old Spanish fort, which was built with a commanding view over the city and harbour entrance. The view from our room, number 221, was, by any standard, stunning! It enjoyed views over Baracoa city, the harbour bay, and the unusual flat topped mountain,...

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Italy
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I was with my group in this hotel on this holiday on august! A great stay, large rooms, a huge breackfast and a beautiful view of the whole city of Baracoa. Of course there is also a nice pool and the staff was installing the wi-fi connection! A good choice!

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San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Rooms were clean, average, sparse. 3rd floor walk up on slippery stairs not a big deal for us but for the poor gut schlepping the bags minus an elevator. Lock box did not work as they were out of batteries. I offered mine but was told they did not have the tools to do the job. Tried another room but...

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We just came back from 3 days in Baracoa. Initially, we were booked into the newes hotel in Baracoa city called Hostal 1511, which we don't recommend. The rooms in Hostal 1511 were small, with no natural light coming into the room (very small window on the side), with a smell of humidity and low ceilings. In contrast the rooms...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The hotel El Castillo is situated at the highest location in Baracoa. It is an old Spanish ford looking out over the sea. The best way to get there from the airport is by bicycle taxi, but remind that you will have to walk the last few hundred meters yourself. The cyclists will carry your lugage up the high stair...

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UK
Reviewed 17 August 2013

We had the most amazing view from our very large room... the rest was average. The food in the restaurant was extremely average - cocktails in the bar not bad though. Clean rooms with a/c and a fridge and decent enough bathroom. Steep climb to get to the hotel - fine for us after large meals elsewhere but not so...

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Hull, UK
Reviewed 10 August 2013

We spent 3 nights there in the new wing and had the most fantastic view of the bay, airport (only used about twice a week) and El Yunque. The hotel has a commanding position (old fort) in the town and it is quite a climb to get to it - unsuitable for some I'd imagine. It would be too steep...

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Coldwater, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2013

A beautiful hotel, with a wonderful view of the town of a Baracoa below. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The pool and pool deck is a great place to swim, toenjoy a mojito or other drink, or to just enjoy the sun. The town of Baracoa is very interesting with lots of thing to see and to do....

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Ohio
Reviewed 9 July 2013

The city of Baracoa is very beautiful, with views of the mountains and the ocean. Hotel El Castillo was definitely had no shortage of these views; they were absolutely amazing and we were able to get some breath-taking shots from the front and back of the hotel. Short of the views though, the only other part of Hotel El Castillo...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Another ok hotel by cuban standards. A/C maybe more noisy than usual. Supply of water is not fabulous, so if your room is on the top floor and far away from the reception, you may have problems having shower at the same time as other people. Breakfast was nice, we also had dinner meal in the restaurant, which was ok...

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Address: Calixto Garcia St., Baracoa, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Guantanamo Province > Baracoa
Price Range: €62 - €114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Castillo 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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“In rooms with city view is coming noise from local discotheque below in the city. But you are at Cuba. Don´t complain, join the party.”
 of 5 bubbles Mi_Li_SK, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are lots of stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles Wyretraveller, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor near pool for close, easy location.”
 of 5 bubbles Playfulchica, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Unless you really want it choose a room above pool level.”
 of 5 bubbles jackoNEEngland, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If stairs are a concern, ask carefully about your room's location (don't trust the room number).”
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