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Gran Hotel Encanto

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London, Canada
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Very comfortable, basic, clean and convenient location. The bed was comfortable, bathroom clean and overall the accommodation surpassed our expectations. When most everything else was booked up, there were a couple of rooms for our friends and us. There was a great view from the common-area sitting room.

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1Thank cubaexplorer
Gainesville, Florida, United States
Reviewed February 3, 2016

Historic building, roof top view is amazing, have a drink and enjoy the view. Fills up fast, so make reservations ahead of time. The location near the plaza is a big plus, you can walk to restaurants and the Casa de Trova for some of the best traditional music in Cuba.

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1Thank Joni E
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed April 25, 2013

Ok, sure, you have stayed in a better place. They probably had warm water (in that other place where you stayed). Maybe, in that other place, they had room service. But, if you came to Cuba for the room service and the hot water then please do yourself a favor and get on a boat fast. If you came to...

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14Thank Alex D
Guilford, Vermont
Reviewed November 13, 2012

The Gran Hotel Escuela is right on the pedestrian Calle Saco, which is Santiago's ground zero for the new, independent economy, with plenty of opportunities to purchase street food, in CUPs (Cuban National Pesos) instead of CUC's (Cuban Convertable Pesos). This hotel functions as a school for Cuba's hospitality industry. The staff on the carpeta is young, engergetic and enthusiastic....

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13Thank eastmagicmountainman
Havana
Reviewed July 29, 2012

this hotel is 300 meters to the center of santiago, is true that the rooms are verry old fashion like the years 20 but the price is good for the quality. as the hotel are in a populate corner the sleep quality is not the better. you will hear a lot of noises of cars.

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3Thank Rodney R
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed February 20, 2010

We stayed here one night during our trip to Cuba in '08, and since there wasn't any reviews of this hotel, we decided to share our experience. First of all, there's nothing 'gran' about this hotel, except for the facade. Rooms are quite cheap, but you really get, what you pay for - not much. Oh, well, at least you...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel is a 4 **** Encanto Hotel located in Enramadas, the main commercial artery of Santiago de Cuba. Next to the emblematic Hotel Casa Granda and hotels E Imperial and San Basilio is part of a company belonging to Cubanacan hotel complex. From its vantage point, it is a reference point for those visiting the tourist resort and who want to feel the throbbing of city life into the old town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel Encanto

Address: Francisco Vicente Aguilera, Santiago de Cuba 90100, Cuba (Formerly Gran Hotel Escuela)
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Santiago de Cuba Province > Santiago de Cuba
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gran Hotel Encanto 3.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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“the most away from the street because you will heard a lot of noises.”
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