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Hotel El Colony

Carretera Siguanea Km 42 | Isla de la Juventud, Cuba
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Hotel El Colony
Ranked #120 of 288 hotels in Cuba
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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ballybofey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

far from home,but worth the trip .this was our 4th stay at the colony.there are 2 different types of accomodation the bungalows which i reccomend and the hotel itself..the bungalows are modern, spacious and well serviced although bit of updating wouldent go astray.the food is basic but eatable,the staff were very plesent and helpfull and the boat crew in the... More

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New York City, New York
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100 reviews 100 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

My review is longer in coming than it should be so it pre-dates the date on the review. There is very little on Isla de Juventud, but this is the thing that makes it worth going to. The diving is fantastic and pristine, like the Caymans were 20+ years ago before all the tourists ruined the coral. The equipment and... More

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Miami, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Well I visited the restaurant inside Colony Hotel a years ago in 1989, it was fascinating, very good service, very good, very organized, clean place , the restaurant furniture nice and employee's clothes great, Traditional Cuban food was delicious , besides, Colony Hotel is in a very inside place so far from the main city of New Gerona surrounding by... More

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Spacious rooms, especially the ones outside the main building, a/c not adjustable (advice from houseboy: when it's too cold, simply wake up, switch it off, when too hot, wake up and switch it on!) breakfast is kinda okay-ish, dinner is gross (one evening they forgot to turn on the heaters under the serving dishes, so when we came in, the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I spent almost two weeks at this hotel in Feb 2013 for diving. The Hotel: The hotel is spacious, in a REMOTE location on a remote island. Don't expect a lot of action here. There are no other bars or places to go to. The hotel has a bar that overlooks the pool. The drive from the ferry to the... More

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Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I usually spend the summer diving in Punta Frances, and the Colony is the only place to get access to the reefs. The hotel, like most in Cuba was really nice, but has suffered from lack of materials and the isolation of the embargo, and is in bad need of updating. The staf, howeever, are fantastic, and certainly do their... More

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Staying here for the diving is a superb choice. The staff are friendly, many of them have been there a lot of years and they really care. The views are astonishing, the beach is unspoiled and deserted and there's NOTHING for miles. This is proper paradise and has been flooded in hurricanes so a lot of it is new. We... More

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Mill Bay, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights and spent one day out diving & snorkelling. The dive excursion was good however the experience of renting the equipment seemed to be a bit too relaxed with the staff not really checking that everything fit and worked okay. The hotel was okay but we didn't have hot water for the first... More

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Frauenfeld
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

If you want to dive, the El Colony is perfect (nice staff, perfect possibilities, nice rooms). If not, you're lost. There's no restaurant or town or somewere to go or eat nearer than 40 km (about 45 min. with a taxi, 20 Euro). At Weekends in Summer there are a lot of local people at the pool with loud music.... More

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Paris, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

We stayed at El Colony for 5 days in February, essentially for 2 of us to dive and the other 2 to relax and take some sun. We were surprised how empty the hotel was, given that February is the ideal time to visit the island. As a result there was not much ambiance at the hotel as the only... More

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Address: Carretera Siguanea Km 42 | Isla de la Juventud, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba
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Ranked #120 of 288 hotels in Cuba

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