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Cubanacan Hostal del Rijo

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Honorato del Castillo No 12 esq a Maximo Gomez, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba
Cubanacan Hostal del Rijo
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Graz, Österreich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Sancti Spiritus, which is a really great and nice city as well/worth a visit, in the Cubanacan Hostal del Rijo or also known as Hotel Encanto del Rijo. The building is a really nice one and the hotel is located right in the heart of Sancti Spiritus - right next to the beautiful cathedral - so you´re... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not stay here this year. I usually stop for a couple of days before going to one of the resorts on the sea During several previous visits to Sancti Spiritus. Rooms are clean and charming old world Cuba. Prices are not bad for Cuba but compared to back here in Canada, the level of service , style and comfort... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After staying in many worn-out hotels in Cuba, Hostal del Rijo was a very pleasant surprise. Very nice athmosphere, good rooms, plenty of warm water, and very good service. Would definitely recommend.

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Glasgow
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

A marvellous hotel right in the middle of town set in an old Spanish villa with open central courtyard. Huge rooms and period furniture. Don't expect Internet access or any decent TV or, indeed, a wide choice of food - this is a country hotel somewhat off the beaten tourist route. Take some time to sample the rum cocktails in... More 

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canberra
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We really enjoyed this hotel...yes this is Cuba- and it is a government run hotel!! which meant the internet was not working -and like most places in cuba the food is average to terrible. They were unable to make a pina colada because they had no pineapple juice...in Cuba!!! We asked for a quiet room and we were happy with... More 

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Cheshire,England
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381 helpful votes 381 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A very historic building from the colonial period which is centred around an inside courtyard and restaurant area. The main problem is that the wooden shutters don't really go with expectations on sleep quality when you on a central town square. That said for one night ( New Years Eve) it wasn't that bad and I'm glad we stayed although... More 

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Port Elgin, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights after a "our pick" review in Lonely Planet. The hotel is lovely but the pillows on the beds are neck breakers. Our guide was in the room next to ours and on the first morning they wanted him to move to their sister hotel to free up his room for a tour. I refused... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were looking forward to staying at this hotel but it was closed when we arrived despite a written confirmation. We had to be unceremoniously relocated to another, far less desirable establishment. We were told that this was part of the same group and I wonder if this was partially due to an attempt to manage low occupancy levels accross... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed here as a respite from the travelling & dust of 3 weeks in Cuba. An astonishingly beautiful hotel with wonderfully large & clean rooms. We stayed as the lonely planet recommended it for its food. The down side was that had had problems & there was no food. We had to set at their sister hotel up the... More 

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Lisboa, Portugal
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I was in this Hotel for two nights. The village is great and I recommend it, but this hotel belongs to the main Hotel Plaza and it very well recovered, with good taste decoration, well thought through. But one simple detailed made the experience bad... The room was street level and it did not had a glass, it just has... More 

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