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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Maceo 67 B/ General Gomez and Ignacio Agramonte, Camaguey, Cuba
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Islazul Gran Hotel
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Camaguey
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Washington
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150 reviews 150 reviews
125 hotel reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Gran Hotel in Camaguëy is nearly 100 years old, but it has been modernized over time. Many famous people, including Ernst Hemingway and Tom Mix, have stayed here. The hotel is located in the center of the city along a pedestrian walk that is a pleasant place for a stroll in the evening. My room, located on the third... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, centrally located hotel with very helpful front desk staff. Beautiful interior first floor patio. Clean rooms with working air-conditioning. Second floor swimming pool with a salsa themed water ballet show in the evening.......I felt like I was enjoying some 1940's evening entertainment!! I continue to smile when I think about the oddity of watching synchronized swimming while drinking mojitos... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gran is not the Cuban version of the Holiday Inn; it is a classic, old-school hotel built in the 30's. Could it use some freshening? Sure, but it has other charms: a lovely roof-top bar with a great view of the city, an attractive restaurant buffet with wonderful breezes from the big open windows, a great staff who couldn't... More 

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israel
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

we stood only one night at this very old hotel. the building and internal yard are very nice but all around re very old and need big work for renovation. the room was very small and as all hotel old and unpleasant. the best is the hotel location at the center on pedestrian area. recommended only if you haven't any... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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129 reviews 129 reviews
53 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed a night at the Gran Hotel in Camaguey. The hotel is centrally located in a pedestrian area and getting there + parking your car isn't easy. I'd recommend anyone driving around with a rental car in Cuba to download offline maps of Cuba to your spartphone and then using the GPS. This helped us several times - certainly... More 

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Barbados
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Older hotel, that looked out of place in retail and main pedestrian area. Interior reminiscent of old world style hotels but without the charm. Total power outage upon check-in. The hotel worked very hard to restore and the guests were politely patient. Now to the high-ceiling room: odd shape should have been designated as a single not two-person room; the... More 

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Toronto
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Who expects to go to Camaguay (beef capital of Cuba) and find this amazing colonial hotel - an enormous building, all the original features (including the crazy old elevator). This hotel has not been updated in ages but the original features are a big compensation factor - wooden shutters in your room that open up to a really cool view... More 

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Athens, Greece
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297 reviews 297 reviews
47 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have been told it is the best hotel in Camaguey. Well It was a very nice colonial building centrally located with inner court The furniture old style but in good condition however the whole hotel seemed neglected. Our room was spacious enough with balcony but the pedestrian area below, too noisy. The bathroom small, no amenities, only soap. The... More 

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Miami, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
59 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This elderly grand dame of a hotel is located right on the main pedestrian shopping street of Camaguey within walking distance of practically everything. Rooms tend to be medium to small, somewhat dark with narrow windows sometimes quite difficult to open. Streetside rooms are noisy and interior rooms darker but quieter after the evening entertainment closes down around 23 hrs.... More 

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São Paulo
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I loved this old, centrally located hotel. Camaguey is a delightful city, easily accessed by foot from the hotel. Although the rooms look a bit tired, they are comfortable, nice hot shower, and AC. Breakfast is up at the top floor with lovely views of the city.

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Address: Maceo 67 B/ General Gomez and Ignacio Agramonte, Camaguey, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Camaguey Province > Camaguey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Islazul Gran Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 72
Also Known As:
Islazul Gran Camaguey
Islazul Gran Hotel Cuba/Camaguey

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