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Hotel Islazul Hanabanilla

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Salto de Hanabanilla | Manicaragua, Santa Clara, Cuba
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Hotel Islazul Hanabanilla
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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San Diego, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to visit the Habanilla lake, this is the place to go. Lots of excursions from there. Waterfalls, fishing, trekking etc. Habanilla is a vacation place for cubans. You will not find many tourists there but will feel at home. Staff is super friendly but this remains Cuba. Hence do not expect the elevator or internet to work.... More

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Victoria, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed here Feb 25 & 26 as part of a cycling tour of Western Cuba. The room was average; we had 2 twin beds and found them firm. The pool is excellent; it looks out upon the lake and there is a convenient pool bar with service. We found the breakfast buffett a little lacking in... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Once more we fell in love with this fresh water lake. Rooms are clean. Food is decent and inexpensive. We did shift the beds to the opposite wall, cause we kept hitting our heads on the wall suspended TV on the way to and from the balcony. The music at the pool did not seem as loud, and they even... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Spend two nights at this hotel. Food basic and healthy -which we like. Service staff very friendly and helpful. Bedroom very comfortable,clean with a beautiful view. Went fishing with a guide for large mouth bass. What a great day to spend on the water. Caught many fish, which we released. Lunch at the Rio Negro restaurant perched atop the shoreline... More

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is another Soviet-style hotel in the mountains, but with a superb view of Lake Hanabanilla beyond the pool. This is a great place to relax with a beer by the pool, and you can even take a boat ride round the lake. It has a fascinating concrete labyrinth for children to play in. We didn't dine here, but at... More

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

the views from this hotel were breath taking. the service is friendly the bar service is extraordinary the coffee is great. the pool is beautiful and have i mentioned how perfect the view of the mountains is?

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la habana
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The hotel is located by a wonderful lake. Rooms at floor 2 and above have great views. Hotel is clean and staff ok ok. it´s a good place for small hikes and fishing. These are basically the only good thing of the hotel. Food is basic and lacks variety. Rooms are small and there are no double beds. mattresses are... More

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We were the only guests staying at the hotel but there were an army of workers which they housed in the hotel. This ruined our stay because they were noisy, rude and ate everything in site before we even got to the buffet. The rooms were dirty, need repair and are unsafe because the balcony wouldn't close at all.Hanabanilla is... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We stayed here for a night on a tour. Really is set idyllically on Lake Hanabanilla, was a great sight at sunset & sunrise. Food was solid (for Cuba) & the bar staff were fantastic. The only drawback was that the walls are paper-thin (you can hear people snoring in the next room) & currently the pool & discotheque is... More

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Kitchener, Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Very nice hotel too stay at , for a night or two .. just to get away ! Rooms were big and clean and staff were very friendly ! Pool was under renovations, so no comment on it !Very quiet and the only attraction is the lake ! But if you are a fishing person or hiker , you will... More

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Address: Salto de Hanabanilla | Manicaragua, Santa Clara, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Santa Clara

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