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Horizontes Villa El Salton

Carretera File, Tercer frente, Santiago de Cuba 92700, Cuba
Horizontes Villa El Salton
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed here 4 nights in late February. We had booked this place and paid for it because of the beautiful pictures of the waterfall and the 3 natural pools that we had seen on the internet and on youtube. When we got there,There was hardly any water in the fall and the so called natural pools were almost dark... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We drove from Santiago to this resort to do a gentle trek in to the mountains .The journey is very pretty through the countryside climbing up into the mountains .The resort is wonderful very fresh air a coffee stop then were taken by a local guide named William for a short trek .Being British it was midday at hot but... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

If I remember correctly, this hotel/resort used to be a retreat for party members. It certainly still feels like a retreat situated next to a gorgeous river, in between to mountains and covered with lush green jungle. It's like a little haven to relax and unwind. The beautiful area is really stunning. The little village just down the road doesn't... More 

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Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Enjoying a beautiful mountain valley setting, this hotel is located at the end of a 70 mile drive from Santiago de Cuba, or 85 miles from Bayamo. The hotel consists of 4 apartment blocks, each containing 7 apartments. Each apartment is reasonably spacious with a veranda overlooking the river valley, and contains a good sized WC & shower room, air-con,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We had a private transfer from Trinidad to El Salton and our Cuban drivers even found it hard to find. It's in the middle of the rain forest with no outside noises or interference. Simple timber built roms with all mod cons you'll need for a relaxing stay. We had great sleep. We went on some fine walks to visit... More 

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Havana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

the hotel is excellent and it is in the middle of Forrest, and the food is great also, the bad part is the final route to arrive there. there are 7km of bad route to arrive be careful with your car.the service is excellent also the water fall, but ask before go about if the water is abundant because if... More 

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Dover
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

You don't need your own transport - we took a taxi from Bayamo for 45CUCs and a taxi onwards to Santiago for 60CUCs (there were 4 of us sharing the cost). The road is only bad on the very last stretch -we had to get out and walk while our taxi struggled up the hill. Once there, we were in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2011

We came across this little hotel by chance because we were tired of staying in the crowded cities. I found the name of this hotel in one of our cuba travel books. There was only two sentences about it and so we decided to call ahead and make reservations. Nobody picked up the phone. We were leaving from Santiago to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2010

Hotel Horizontes Villa El Salton is located on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Maestra, Cuba’s highest mountain range, surrounded by beautiful landscapes and a natural waterfall that is the main feature here. Opened in the 1960s as a health resort for the Cuban Communist Party elite, today it describes itself as eco-resort - I would say it is more... More 

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