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    Hotel El Castillo

    Calixto Garcia St., Baracoa 97310, Cuba
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    Traveller (241)
    Room & Suite (62)
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    Overview
    • Excellent13%
    • Very good38%
    • Average32%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “steep climb” (4 reviews)
    “large pool” (3 reviews)
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Poolside Bar
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    81 - 85 of 149 reviews

    Reviewed 6 February 2014

    The standard of El Castillo was a really welcome surprise. Our tour leader had warned us not to have high expectations and others in our group of nine had no hot water in their room and water from a downpour coming down the wall. But...More

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    Reviewed 4 February 2014

    We had been warned to lower our expectations the further we were from Havana, and this hotel was the poster child for that admonition. The rooms were clean, the beds reasonably comfortable, and air conditioning operational, but we rarely had hot water, and some of...More

    2  Thank Woodroad
    Reviewed 3 February 2014

    After spending nights in more than 8 hotels in Cuba I can honestly say that this hotel deserves the credits. It is located on top of a hill providing with an awesome view over the sea, bay, mountains and town. It does mean that you...More

    1  Thank 14NABster
    Reviewed 5 January 2014

    We stayed there for 1 night on February 2013. Baracoa is an isolated town which maintains a special character away from masses of tourists and is surrounded by rich natural beauty. Rythms and life are quite slower here and you get a feeling of easy...More

    1  Thank nikonas1976
    Reviewed 2 January 2014

    The evening meals provided for our group of 14 were quite shocking. The five vegetarians were given spaghetti with minimal 'sauce' each evening, One evening I had a beef 'steak' that was completely unchewable .Another evening only turkey was available for the non-vegetarians. Instead of...More

    Thank digger41
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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$76 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Cuba >
    • Guantanamo Province >
    • Baracoa
    • Also Known As
    • El Castillo Hotel
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    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    dalemh
    16 August 2015|
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    Response from gstrange8 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, I believe all the new rooms have a balcony facing the mountains. If you open your room door there is an incredible breeze that makes its way through your unit. I simply loved this hotel. The dining room is just average... More
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    4 August 2015|
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    Response from gstrange8 | Reviewed this property |
    I found no problem with the bathroom. It is not a luxury hotel but very clean and nice. All I can say, is when I return to Baracoa, and I will because it is a wonderful place, I will stat at El Castillo if at all possible.
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    "our first room had a sliding door which didn't lock (ground floor) and had no view. When we complained..."
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    "Check the plumbing and lighting first."
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    "The rooms in the west section have the best views of El Yunque and the bay."
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    "Apparently the new building has better rooms (we didn't try)"
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