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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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North London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Sydney, Australia
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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3 of 5 stars 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 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Vancouver
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I usually stay in casa in Baracoa, but sometimes, when I want better experience, I stay at El Castillo. It has nice pool, gorgeous view of all Baracoa, table-top mountain and see. If you want to have a balcony ask for a room at upper wing (left one). The rooms are typical for 3-star Cuban hotel - basic but clean,... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

The location is lovely for views and close to the center of town, but getting to it is a bit tough. As others have said, the steep road and/or stairway up to the hotel will be hard on anyone that has trouble climbing and maybe carrying your bags. The views from the hotel are wonderful, though. The restaurant was inconsistent... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

In the course of a tour round Cuba we spent two nights at this hotel. It was clear that a place with such amazing all round views had to be at the top of a hill. What wasn't clear was that only small minibuses are able to get up to hotel with the suitcases - we had to walk. There... More 

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Northern Virginia
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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We stayed four nights at this hotel; it was the best hotel we stayed during our week tour of the Oriente, although service left a lot to be desired (particularly at dinner where some waited over an hour to be served, another hour to get the bill when done). First caveat to this hotel though is it's up on a... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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Additional Information about Hotel El Castillo

Address: Calixto Garcia St., Baracoa, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Guantanamo Province > Baracoa
Price Range: $53 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Castillo 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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