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Islazul Villa Don Lino

4.1 miles from Rafael Freyre center
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Playa Blanca, Rafael Freyre, Rafael Freyre, Cuba
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've been here many many times, it's a no frills resort , always met great people, this place is all what you make it. Not for the beach enthusiasts ! They are trying to improve each year! With the right company you can have a blast , not 100's of people like other resorts! The staff are friendly, and our...

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toronto
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The 547 reviews below are mostly filled with opinion good and bad. This review is different. It is mostly fact. Read them all and form your own opinion. In February of 2017, Don Lino was under construction with four new chalets being built. Our tour company, Hola Sun did not inform us and because of the construction our room often...

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3Thank Allan S
Angus, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Villa Don Lino resort is a disaster. We felt like we were held hostage to the staff's whims, or lack thereof, and their total absence of service/hospitality. We have been visiting Cuba since the year 2000 and have enjoyed every visit, except this one. A dead dog washed up on the beach with a noose around it's neck. A...

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1Thank K8tieM
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros & cons. First the staff & locals are really friendly. The place is small & comfortable the buildings are dated but kept clean. With any review of Cuba, you have to remember the difficulties the Cubans face getting supplies we tourists have come to take for granted. The food was just average & the buffets had trouble keeping hot...

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3Thank George C
Stayner, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time back to Don Lino in 2 years. We stayed in rooms across from the pool and found them a little larger than the bugalows we stayed in last time. They are currently building more bungalows behind where our rooms were but the constuction did not interfere with our vacation in any way. The big bar...

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3Thank cubacraisees
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In January 2017 I revisited the Don Lino and, after a four-year absence, was pleased to find that little had changed. Upon arrival to the resort, I noticed that my bungalow was in need of some upgrades. A nonworking toilet, safe, and air conditioner were all promptly repaired but the corroded shower head begged for replacement, forcing use of the...

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6Thank Linda A
Trenton, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew Sunwing to Holguin with a late departure due to weather (no biggie) landed in Holguin and quickly got through customs . Arrived at Villa Don Lino @ 12:30 am grabbed a drink with a friend who had waited for our arrival while the young lady at the front desk checked in the only other guest arriving with us...

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7Thank krazycook1968
toronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just came back from Don Lino's January 23rd , 2017 This Hotel is very basic and like the title says not for everybody , but most people that we met have been there as many as 20 times and they love it, there are even Canadians buying houses under cuban people names (foreigners can not buy properties in Cuba)around...

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4Thank TorontoBarrie
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read the reviews before choosing Don Lino, it met and exceeded my expectations for a quiet, uncrowded, clean and friendly resort where I got to know my fellow travelers and the hotel staff. The food was local, which meant not a lot of variety but fresh, healthy and well-prepared. Papaya was in season and it was juicy and delicious!...

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8Thank Lori W
newmarket, ontario
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had stayed here once for 1 week in October of 2012. The resort is a very small and intimate resort. There is not much to do on the resort but all rooms are like little bungalows and if you get one at the front, you have a decent view of the ocean. This resort is more for people who...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Islazul Villa Don Lino

Address: Playa Blanca, Rafael Freyre, Rafael Freyre, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Rafael Freyre
Price Range: $86 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Islazul Villa Don Lino 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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Hotel Islazul Don Lino
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Islazul Villa Don Lino Holguin Province, Cuba
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“Do not go to this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles K8tieM, 1 week ago | Read review
“4-plex bungalows are quiet, we were in 1061”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeC390, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Tip: Ask for an upper bungalow room for a better view, privacy and less noise.”
  • The room was freshened daily.
 of 5 bubbles LindaA104, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 1025 , stone cottages was perfect for us and closest to the beach !”
 of 5 bubbles krazycook1968, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“If you want to be in front of the beach 1020 and up”
 of 5 bubbles TorontoBarrie, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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