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Hotel El Castillo

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did not stay here but wished I had. Had a drink in the bar,non existent service and selection of drinks, very fawlty towers, worth it just for this. Great views and the pool looked gd too. Not much more expensive than my casa.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

A very nice hotel with very friendly staff. The cocktails at the swimming pool are great and the swimming pool is very clean. They have a little gym and you can get a massage. A good breakfast. The stairs up to the hotel are not so tough.

2 Thank Monika156
Rome, Italy
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Hotel El castillo is The best hotel in Baracoa. Great position 2 floors beautiful view and a pool. This pool is full of cuban people and this is' not a thing that you Can accept in a top hotel. Too expensive!!!!

3 Thank Massimiliano S
Vinales, Cuba
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Quality hotel above the city with a nice view. Staff helpful. Room clean, but dysfunctional refrigerator and air conditioning. Pool for hotel guests only, clean. Food tasty and plentiful. I recommend.

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Thank 306petrp
New Zealand
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016

This was a lovely hotel, just a big walk to get up the stairs to it as our bus wasn't allowed up the steep road. And then I had a room along way up more stairs so it was certainly a way to get fit! However the rooms were comfortable, and it had a great swimming pool. And a hint... More 

2 Thank goldengirlNewZealand
North London
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights in June with my husband. The hotel is in the remains of the old fort (although very little remains), at the top of a hill from which some very steep steps descend into the town. So the good things - the view is wonderful as you expect from a hotel on a hill. The pool is... More 

1 Thank Eliru-Lon
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68 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2016

My comments are only based on comparison with other Cuban hotels. If you experience few of them than you know what I´m talking about. Our accommodation on second floor was clean, comfortable, spacious, and everything worked. The hotel is in an old fort on a hill overlooking Baracoa. The views are great. There is bar near a decent pool but... More 

1 Thank Mi_Li_SK
Sydney, Australia
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96 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2016

We were in the rear rooms of the hotel, and luckily, our tour bus was small enough to drive to the top of the hill, and the porters could lug our bags up to the room. Being high, gave you a good view of the town. But what is it with hotels in Cuba - they don't have plugs that... More 

2 Thank Grahame_B255060
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67 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2016

We stayed in El Castillo for three nights in May in a standard room. The room was spacious. Everything worked well. The bathroom had been modernized with a walk-in shower. The beds were comfortable and the air conditioning worked well. The room we had was on the ground floor of the top block and had a lovely view from the... More 

1 Thank Wyretraveller
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016

This hotel is in a great location overlooking baracoa. Quick access to town, down some steps. Rooms have great views. They work and are clean. Staff pleasent. Breakfast is good. The bar was disappointing. My worst Mohita in Cuba, but friendly. The true glory of the place is the pool. You can swim and relax in a beautiful environment. There... More 

2 Thank lesleymulhall
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Additional Information about Hotel El Castillo

Address: Calixto Garcia St., Baracoa, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Guantanamo Province > Baracoa
Price Range: $83 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Castillo 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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“In rooms with city view is coming noise from local discotheque below in the city. But you are at Cuba. Don´t complain, join the party.”
 of 5 bubbles Mi_Li_SK, Jun 21, 2016 | Read review
“There are lots of stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles Wyretraveller, May 25, 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor near pool for close, easy location.”
 of 5 bubbles Playfulchica, Mar 31, 2016 | Read review
“Unless you really want it choose a room above pool level.”
 of 5 bubbles jackoNEEngland, Feb 22, 2016 | Read review
“If stairs are a concern, ask carefully about your room's location (don't trust the room number).”
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 of 5 bubbles wertuio22, Dec 14, 2015 | Read review
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