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Hotel Ancon

Carretera Maria Aguilar | Playa Ancón, Trinidad, Cuba
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Ranked #6 of 9 Hotels in Trinidad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights. The rooms were good, overlooking the beach and always taken care of in terms of cleanning. The pool was horrific, always green whater (not treated) and even the readings PH were there from the moment we arrived till the moment we left, they don't take care of it. The food could be a lot... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as part of a tour and I must say it was rather ordinary ! We wanted to stay in beautiful Trinidad itself but unfortunately couldn't be accommodated . I had read reviews prior to arriving and was rather hesitant . The hotel is rundown, staff were either unbelievably rude or totally indifferent ! The food was almost... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an awful place to stay. Room smelled rotten and damp. Food - it was really bad. Smell in dining room was very bad and nauseating. Pool looks like it is never cleaned. First chore in room was to kick cockroach out of room - then block all drains and gap under door. Aircon was great - only positive. It... More 

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Bosham
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Bit run-down but then its a budget hotel with everything included. Once you realise your there for the beach and water, the hotel is fine. The location is great and we had a real good time - remember to book the a la carte restaurant -worth it.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Consider myself a fair reviewer but I cannot say anything good about this place. To clarify we were only there on a day pass, thank goodness! Staff were very unfriendly, and the place was ridden with flys, Mosquitos and insects. The pool looked like it hadn't been cleaned for years. If you want to spend time at the beach i... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Reading many of these reviews was really funny, because people seem to expect something extraordinary from this hotel, especially in Cuba. I've been to Cuba myself 5 times as of now, Ancon was my 4th. I can honestly say that the beach out there is the worst I've ever seen in Cuba, and those who were to such locations as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Well this is the first time I have contributed a review to Trip advisor (although I read and benefit from them often - now I have started I will add all my reviews on cuba as it really is a place where one needs info in advance to benefit from and we had experiences from great to mixed to awful).... More 

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Southern California
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stayed here the first two nights of our Cuba trip. I came to Cuba with low expectations and this hotel met them. The hotel property was poorly maintained. The buffet food at breakfast and dinner was terrible. The only meal we enjoyed was a plated meal at the Italian restaurant on the lower level. Our bedroom, the bedding and... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The worst experience ever. In all my years of travelling, I have never met people like I met in this hotel. Staff in the dining room are very rude, busy talking in small groups and not doing their work. Every morning, lunch and supper when we went to eat, the tables were dirty and we had to run around to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Price would never correspond to the quality of the hotel. I've been there 15 years ago and unfortunately it looks/feels like a camping. Its dirty, messy; with a very poor room service (only two small soaps for a triple room for two days). Noisy air-conditioning and low lighting. Dirty beach and very careless staff. The pool was green in colour.

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