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Hotel El Colony

Carretera Siguanea Km 42, Cuba
Hotel El Colony
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  • 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
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Rudkoebing, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Paris, France
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38 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
31 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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 

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Sao Paulo
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105 hotel reviews
254 helpful votes 254 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 

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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 

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Kitchener, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 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 

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Warsaw, Poland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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 

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ballybofey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

far from home,but worth the trip .this was our 4th stay at the colony.there are 2 different types of accomodation the bungalows which i reccomend and the hotel itself..the bungalows are modern, spacious and well serviced although bit of updating wouldent go astray.the food is basic but eatable,the staff were very plesent and helpfull and the boat crew in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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175 reviews 175 reviews
36 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

My review is longer in coming than it should be so it pre-dates the date on the review. There is very little on Isla de Juventud, but this is the thing that makes it worth going to. The diving is fantastic and pristine, like the Caymans were 20+ years ago before all the tourists ruined the coral. The equipment and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Well I visited the restaurant inside Colony Hotel a years ago in 1989, it was fascinating, very good service, very good, very organized, clean place , the restaurant furniture nice and employee's clothes great, Traditional Cuban food was delicious , besides, Colony Hotel is in a very inside place so far from the main city of New Gerona surrounding by... More 

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