We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel El Colony

Carretera Siguanea Km 42, Cuba
Hotel amenities
Book on
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Isla de la Juventud
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Hotel El Colony
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (11)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 4 nights in August. It’s not luxury, but you’re probably not expecting that if you’ve made your way to Isla de la Juventud. It’s a bit dated like a lot of the state hotels in Cuba – some holes in the ceiling in the lobby area and restaurant and pool area is a bit tatty. But... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hamburg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The hotel staff were extremely attentive, and despite the language barrier on my behalf did their utmost to answer any questions or meet any requests I had. Those that manned the restaurant were especially friendly and welcoming - particularly the older gentleman with the black bow tie - and the food and service they delivered exceeded all my expectations. This... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Worthing, England
Level Contributor
31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It's not straightforward to get to, but if you wanted easy you would have gone somewhere else. Cuba is at a moment of change with the opening of its borders. The hotel is plain but clean, the staff are very helpful, the hotel restaurant is distinctly average, mainly due to the limitations of getting fresh veg. The pool is lovely... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Rudkoebing, Denmark
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of spending 6 nights at the Hotel El Colony while on a fly fishing trip to the Isle de Juventud. Having arrived after an early morning flight from Havana, we were greeted by huge smiles from the reception staff, shown our room, then invited to eat breakfast. The hotel is kept spotlessly clean, the majority... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Paris, France
Level Contributor
100 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Probably the only resort/hotel in the Caribbean without guests! And the place is actually beautiful and very well-maintained. It has a big pool and a small beach. The bar that juts out to the ocean unfortunately is not in service anymore because it was destroyed during a cyclone many years ago. The restaurant serves so-so food. The staff here are... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Watford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
95 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Visited here 15-20 Jan 2015 As much as its documented by many as hard to get to it's really not. The hard bit is confirming bookings in advance but with not many guests you're sure to get a room but it might not be a Bungalow. Fly with Aero Caribbean from Havana (2000hrs dept Terminal 1) to Nueva Gerona (2030hrs... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Sao Paulo
Level Contributor
470 reviews
110 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I'm not giving a poor here because the whole experience was more sad than bad. We've stayed five nights at El Colony, we booked in advance and the touristic operator (Cubaism) system showed us that the hotel was almost fully booked - that was a lie! We've been there in the new year's and it was completely empty, only me... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Mazatlan, Mexico
Level Contributor
58 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My husband and I have had the privilege to visit here twice.....in 2011 and October of 2014. We never stayed the night here but rather spent the day here, as we stay in Gerona with our Cuban friends. however we would love to stay here and we have looked at the rooms, they are lovely and very clean. In expensive...we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Kitchener, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A Nice out of the way Resort. Most of the people that come to this resort are going diving or snorkeling. There was a group from England of 28 university students & 3 professors. We had the resort to ourselves during the day. We took a bungalow and it was well worth it. Very nice. This resort runs on 220... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Warsaw, Poland
Level Contributor
39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed in El Colony in May - the place was compleately empty. For a total number o 3 guests it seemed that 30 people are employed, performing useless tasks. This adds to the rather outdated architecture, typical 80s resort, very common in Eastern Europe 30 years ago. Despite that the bungalows are renovated: clean, modern and comfortable. The food... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

94 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (94)
Hotel & grounds (10)
Room/suite (5)
View from room (5)
Pool/beach area (15)
Bathroom (4)
Dining (2)
Videos (3)
Other (50)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Isla de la Juventud
0.0 mi away
The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, St. Maarten
0.0 mi away
Ottley's Plantation Inn
Ottley's Plantation Inn
#1 of 6 in Basseterre
4.5 of 5 stars 392 reviews
0.0 mi away
Princess Heights Hotel
Princess Heights Hotel
#2 of 7 in Oyster Pond
4.5 of 5 stars 522 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 mi away
A Peace of Paradise
A Peace of Paradise
#1 of 1 in Praslin Quarter
5.0 of 5 stars 28 reviews
0.0 mi away
Grand Cayman Beach Suites
Grand Cayman Beach Suites
#5 of 10 in Seven Mile Beach
4.5 of 5 stars 867 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices

Near Hotel El Colony

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question