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Gran Hotel Escuela

Enramadas on the corner of San Felix, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Gran Hotel Escuela
Ranked #6 of 13 hotels in Santiago de Cuba
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Ok, sure, you have stayed in a better place. They probably had warm water (in that other place where you stayed). Maybe, in that other place, they had room service. But, if you came to Cuba for the room service and the hot water then please do yourself a favor and get on a boat fast. If you came to... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

The Gran Hotel Escuela is right on the pedestrian Calle Saco, which is Santiago's ground zero for the new, independent economy, with plenty of opportunities to purchase street food, in CUPs (Cuban National Pesos) instead of CUC's (Cuban Convertable Pesos). This hotel functions as a school for Cuba's hospitality industry. The staff on the carpeta is young, engergetic and enthusiastic.... More

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Havana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

this hotel is 300 meters to the center of santiago, is true that the rooms are verry old fashion like the years 20 but the price is good for the quality. as the hotel are in a populate corner the sleep quality is not the better. you will hear a lot of noises of cars.

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Espoo, Finland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2010

We stayed here one night during our trip to Cuba in '08, and since there wasn't any reviews of this hotel, we decided to share our experience. First of all, there's nothing 'gran' about this hotel, except for the facade. Rooms are quite cheap, but you really get, what you pay for - not much. Oh, well, at least you... More

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Address: Enramadas on the corner of San Felix, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Santiago de Cuba Province > Santiago de Cuba
Also Known As:
Gran Hotel Escuela Santiago De Cuba

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