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Villa Islazul Don Lino

Playa Blanca, Rafael Freyre, Cuba
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Villa Islazul Don Lino
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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English first
Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have just returned from another 2 weeks at Don Lino. The brochure and description state there is a currency exchange. When I was there last year they had closed the exchange but due to pressure from the guests and the closest bank being in Santa Lucia (requires transportation via taxi or carriage $$$$$) were exchanging some money at the... More

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winnipeg
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

4 of us ladies went to this hotel being on a budget. Reading the rewies everybody was raving about this hotel. After our long winter and a great price we decided to try this hotel. you are an hour away from the airport and the long ride at 4 am was quite bumpy, but that did not bother us. Upon... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to book at this resort as my sister, niece, childhood friend and her husband were going. We flew Sunwing out of Halifax after being delayed 5hrs.....Arrived at resort very late and only one person checking us in (long slow process) we were all giving a new bungalow. Mine was ocean view. The bungalow was very nice and clean. Room... More

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ontario
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet - The Don Lino is sleepy hollow, for my wife and I that was perfect, exactly what we wanted; no internet, no emails, just a quiet place to relax and recharge. The entertainment staff tried in vain a few times to organize a volleyball game or Spanish lessons by the pool. By my observation, over two weeks, these offers... More

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ottawa ontario
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travelled to various resorts in Cuba in the past. Therefore I was shocked by DonLino. I am not a picky person, and understand the economy and living conditions in Cuba. The room in general was acceptable, dirty floors, used soap, filthy windows etc, but very clean beds and linen. The food was pretty much un edible, again I... More

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Vaughan, Ontario
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small unpretentious hotel has the quiet, away feel I was looking for. Met some very nice fellow Canadians and enjoyed their company. We had the room upgrade, will not do that again. They are dark and musty smelling. I had requested a fridge and had to throw away the gluten free pancakes I had brought. The camarera will tell you... More

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Ontario
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say.... I had been researching this resort for awhile now and it wasn't until I read that they finally had a 24 hr bar that I said ok, I'm going!!! So glad I did. The people here are great!!! And for the most part most of the reviews I have read are pretty accurate. It is like... More

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London, Canada
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don Lino te amo if you go you will know. From the front entrance to the tearful departures it is our paradise you know who you are. Can't wait to get back! The locals are an amazing addition to your experience. If the amenities are your focus go somewhere else. Don Lino will always try to accommodate you if they... More

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London, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Villa Don Lino is an excellent small resort which should appeal to many tourists looking for good value. This resort would most likely not suit someone looking for “action.” During my visit March 11-25. Aside from several Cuban families enjoying some vacation days at Don Lino pretty much all the guests were Canadian, many of them retired. Some of the... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom, aunt and my moms 2 best friends and I all took off to Don Lino from March 19th-26th! Are flight was delayed on the 19th, so we didn't end up getting to the resort until 2:00am. Wasn't the best frost impression, but as the week went along it certainly made up for that. It was my first time... More

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Also Known As:
Villa Islazul Don Lino Hotel Rafael Freyre
Villa Islazul Don Lino Hotel
Hotel Islazul Don Lino
Islazul Don Lino Hotel
Villa Islazul Don Lino Holguin Province, Cuba
Address: Playa Blanca, Rafael Freyre, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Rafael Freyre
Amenities:
Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Rafael Freyre

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