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Villa Islazul Don Lino

Playa Blanca, Rafael Freyre, Cuba
Villa Islazul Don Lino
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cornwall, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

april 17th-may 2nd 2015 ....My husband and I were hoping to find a small ,hidden away,quiet resort to relax for 16 days ....Don Lino was the right choice for us...we were not disappointed. The food was good,the service was quick,the entertainment was excellent and our room,the pool and the resort grounds were clean. We did have a small concern that... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This in okay hotel complex, in the middle of nowhere. It was very windy when I was there and that you drove you off the beach in the afternoon, so if that is a concern, get to the beach in the morning when there is more of an off shore wind. Beach loungers are plentiful and there is no competition... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

This was my first time in Cuba and definitely won't be my last. The resort is small and we met great people throughout the week. The staff was very friendly. Tony did a great job at organizing games and had everyone involved. He also answered any questions we had about the resort. Will definitely be going back to Don Lino!

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Ciudad de la Habana Province, Cuba
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

i spend 1 week with my family and the stay was fantastic. it was all inckusive system, and the food was not as perfect as a 5 stars hotel,but was good and taking into account the relation price/quality,much much better. the place is just paradise on heaven.

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Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My wife and two teenage daughters visited Don Lino for a week and feel this place deserves a fair review. We read as many reviews as we could and decided that for such a low price(378.00 per), if we didn't like it, we could rent a casa in town. Bus ride to the resort was fine, about an hour, check... More 

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My husband and I just arrived back April 24 after a week there for the 6th time. To us this resort only gets better. They are building a new restaurant, and in the future they are going to be enlarging the pool. If you go there change your money at the airport as there is no bank at the resort.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was my 22nd trip to Cuba, staying at various resorts from 2* to 5*. I need a week of relaxation and decide Cuba is always good for that. I'm not found of the "all inclusive" world but in Cuba this just makes sense. I wanted a small resort where there were off resort walking and exploring. Don Liino had... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This resort is rated in most brochures as a 2 1/2 or sometimes 3 star resort, because of this I am giving this resort what I consider to be the maximum amount of stars that is possible to give it. I will rate it in categories: Grounds - The grounds were beautiful, they were clean, the foliage was mature, it... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Don Lino resort is just as described in many of the trip advisor reviews, the good and the not so good.....,quiet,quaint, safe, charm, friendly,unique, rural, a place to unplug and unwind. It is more of a cottage escape with caring friends than a resort. Surrounded by farmland and plantations, ocean and farmland, it is up to you to make the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I rented 2 cars from the desk at Don Lino and when I got my credit card statement it showed 3 car rental fees. trying to get refunded through VISA now. Be careful what you sign! I have never had this problem before in Cuba and was very surprised when I recieved my statement. Possibly it was just a mistake... More 

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