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Hotel Maria La Gorda

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Guanahacabibes bio-reserve is a very special place. It is distant from all services. So Maria Gorda is a welcome site. The rooms were fine. The location is stupendous. The diving is supposed to be very good. We found better snorkeling in Hawaii. But the food is a different matter. It is altogether ordinary and often out of a can.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved it at Maria La Gorda and really wish I'd booked at least an extra day here. It's a bit of a trek from everywhere else in Cuba, so a bit expensive if you're getting taxis on your own (like I was!), but if you are in a group or get the bus then it's all good. The diving... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

It didn't help that our first two days coincided with a tropical storm, but nonetheless, this place didn't begin to live up to its "five star" rating. The rooms were on the small side in the new buildings, and since most who were there were scuba divers, we necessarily had a lot of stuff with us, making the room feel... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Was pleasantly surprised with room & facilities having read some of the reviews. The room was spacious & comfortable, although we did have some flooding during a very heavy tropical storm when rain came through the rather badly fitted AC unit. The buffet restaurant served a good selection of food ( providing you are not vegetarian, but then not sure... More 

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Thank hutchinm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Hotel Maria La Gorda for two nights and had a wonderful time. The facilities in our beachside room were a little basic, but it had everything you need - a comfy bed, a (loud) air conditioner, and a toilet and decent enough shower. As with most places in Cuba, toilet paper is rare so bring your... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Nice beach, although located on a reef. Snorkeling next to the beach possible. Most people come here for scuba diving. Rooms with sea view (5 cuc extra per night) are located next to the beach. Rooms are spacious (tv, fridge, airco). Water pressure is not sufficient for a good shower. On some days the beach might have sand flees. The... More 

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Thank FrequentTraveler366
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The beachfront views and nearby Guanahacabibes Peninsula were the redeeming aspects. Our room was beachfront but less than nice and had a broken shower head and sewage odor in the bathroom. Fortunately, we had a large sink stopper with us that we placed over the shower drain that stopped the odor. There are plentiful lounge chairs on the beach and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

It's the only hotel, probably the only accommodation in this area. In Cuban standard, this hotel is pretty ok, clean and big rooms. Fair buffet, and food, great beach. A suitable place to divers or beach lovers.

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Stafford, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The birding was great, the biosphere preserve fascinating, and the hotel was good enough. If the water hadn't been turned off 10 pm to 7 am both nights we were there, I would have rated the hotel higher. We stayed in one of the newer rooms on the second floor of a 4 room building. There was a lovely view... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

The best things about being here are the beach, the sea (swimming, diving etc) and the nearby nature reserve. The hotel itself is a bit tired, the service is mediocre, it's pushing its luck to be described as a 3 star. The buffet is so-so. The a la carte restaurant is in a lovely position next to the beach, and... More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Hotel Maria La Gorda

Address: Peninsula de Guanahacabibes | Sandino, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Pinar del Rio Province
Price Range: $66 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 55
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