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    Hotel El Castillo

    Calixto Garcia St., Baracoa 97310, Cuba
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    Room & Suite (53)
    Pool & Beach (30)
    • Excellent13%
    • Very good39%
    • Average32%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible6%
    Travelers talk about
    “steep climb” (4 reviews)
    “large pool” (3 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 149 reviews

    Reviewed March 6, 2017

    Incredible location, sitting right above Baracoa with 270° views out to sea, over the harbour, down across the town in both directions and across the bay to El Yunque, the flat-topped mountain behind Baracoa. The rooms are fairly basic in the old building. We read...More

    1  Thank Erland H
    Reviewed February 11, 2017

    This hotel is on top of a hill with either a steep set of steps or a steep winding drive! But when you get to the top the views are terrific. They were still repairing the hotel after the hurricane. Be aware there are no...More

    Thank Pat D
    Reviewed January 21, 2017

    The hotel is on top of a hill and is build around a former fortress. If you want to walk into town, make sure your legs are in good condition and shoes have rubber soles. Remember that all hotels are owned by the government and...More

    Thank Reno D
    Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

    We just returned from Baracoa Cuba. We stayed four nights at the Hotel El Castillo. When in Baracoa, it is the best place to stay. An old fort on the top of the hill converted to a hotel a long time ago. The views are...More

    Thank John C
    Reviewed January 12, 2017

    Best hotel in town - great location and awesome views from the rooms. The pool is great - even though it gets overcrowded sometimes with visitors coming to the hotel only for the pool. The food is great, incredibly fresh ingredients cooked really well and...More

    1  Thank missdecadent
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • $79 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Cuba >
    • Guantanamo Province >
    • Baracoa
    • Also Known As
    • El Castillo Hotel
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    August 16, 2015|
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    Response from gstrange8 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, I believe all the new rooms have a balcony facing the mountains. If you open your room door there is an incredible breeze that makes its way through your unit. I simply loved this hotel. The dining room is just average... More
    August 3, 2015|
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    Response from gstrange8 | Reviewed this property |
    I found no problem with the bathroom. It is not a luxury hotel but very clean and nice. All I can say, is when I return to Baracoa, and I will because it is a wonderful place, I will stat at El Castillo if at all possible.
    Room Tips
    "our first room had a sliding door which didn't lock (ground floor) and had no view. When we complained..."
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    "Check the plumbing and lighting first."
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    "The rooms in the west section have the best views of El Yunque and the bay."
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    "Apparently the new building has better rooms (we didn't try)"
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