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Hotel Horizontes Playa Giron

Playa Giron | Cienaga de Zapata area, Playa Giron, Cuba
Hotel Horizontes Playa Giron
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Cuba many times and stayed in many different types of hotels, resorts, etc. Never have I had a problem until I stayed at this resort. I'm in agreement with some reviewers that the rooms and resort in general are beyond run down, but for ecotourists (birders) it is an essential area to visit because of the Zapata... More 

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three nights at this all inclusive hotel and had very mixed feelings about this place as many of the bungalows were deserted with broken windows and doors, our bungalow was worn down with unstable lights and the staff did not seem to enjoy their job. So we felt like we were placed in starting scene of a horror... More 

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Beamsville, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is amazing if you want to see some of the 'REAL' Cuba. We asked for a room closer to the centre of things on day 2 and within the hour we were given a massive upgrade just 3 units from the reception. The staff were wonderful and the scenery was just gorgeous. We went on a couple of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Visited playa giron feb 15- feb 22. Got this for under $400 all inclusive. Had a great time. Food was ok, pool great , staff very friendly. Enjoyed fresh lobster dinner off site. Local bank, stores and restaurants close by. Would deffinatley go back.

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Trenton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This resort is popular with the locals. Very reasonable price and rooms were large and clean. We shared a unit with another couple and we each had our own ensuite. The food was ok but would recommend you bring your own spices to give the food some taste.

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Miami Springs, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I'm an American who decided to visit this beautiful country, but i made the worse mistake of my life by staying here. A lot of friends said it was good and cheap, but now i know why it was so cheap. I have a 4 year old who got eaten by mosquitoes almost every night, the place is dirty, it... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Brutal resort, urge you to avoid it if at all possible. Went there to dive and while diving in the Bay of Pigs was beautiful, the group was too large, the DMs were impersonal and our first dive was too short (we were only out there around 30 minutes). But this was certainly the highlight of our stay at Hotel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

For the great location by the sea we booked a room in the government own Hotel Horizontes Playa Giron. But the location is the only good thing about this hotel. It is VERY run down. The bungalow was obviously not cleaned, when I touched the floor my finger got black and dusty. There was an old cockroach nest behind the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

As frequent visitors to Cuba, we tend to avoid the larger 'resorts' in favour of low-key spots such as this (Don Lino being another example). First, the good: You feel like you're part of the local community there. It wasn't until the last day or two of our stay that there was a sudden influx of non-Cuban tourists; up until... More 

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I went diving with the dive centre here and was very unimpressed with their operations. They take massive groups of people out 8-10 people per DM and go to really uninteresting sites and do 30min loops. It was impersonal and really not worth the money. Sad thing is there are no alternatives, so my advice is save your money and... More 

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