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Hotel El Castillo

Calixto Garcia St., Baracoa 97310, Cuba
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent14%
    • Very good36%
    • Average31%
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    “poolside bar” (7 reviews)
    “fort” (16 reviews)
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    Reviewed 10 August 2013

    We spent 3 nights there in the new wing and had the most fantastic view of the bay, airport (only used about twice a week) and El Yunque. The hotel has a commanding position (old fort) in the town and it is quite a climb...More

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    Reviewed 8 August 2013

    A beautiful hotel, with a wonderful view of the town of a Baracoa below. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The pool and pool deck is a great place to swim, toenjoy a mojito or other drink, or to just enjoy the sun. The...More

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    Reviewed 9 July 2013

    The city of Baracoa is very beautiful, with views of the mountains and the ocean. Hotel El Castillo was definitely had no shortage of these views; they were absolutely amazing and we were able to get some breath-taking shots from the front and back of...More

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    Reviewed 2 July 2013

    Another ok hotel by cuban standards. A/C maybe more noisy than usual. Supply of water is not fabulous, so if your room is on the top floor and far away from the reception, you may have problems having shower at the same time as other...More

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    Reviewed 6 May 2013

    The location is great, on a hill overlooking both bays and Yunque. Remember you don't have to stay there to be able to use the bar/restaurant and benefit from the views. We heard good reviews of Casas. The new part of the hotel have balconies...More

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    Doris G
    Is it operational post hurricane?
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    Do the rooms on the second floor in the New Wing have balconies?
    17 August 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
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    EAV60
    Hello, I have traveled to Cuba three times and love it, but have always stayed in Havana. I am considering a trip next year which will include a few nights at the Hotel El Castillo. I am reading very mixed reviews. The stairs seem to be mentioned in almost every review. My question is, does the hotel have bellman to help carry luggage to the rooms, etc. I would be arriving with a group. I saw one post where the person mentioned he arrived with a group and there was no provision for the bus to go up the drive. It sounded like he had to walk, climb the steps, and carry the bags? I would think the hotel staff would have arrangements to help groups. Photos of the bathrooms did not look promising. Thank you for any insight.
    4 August 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.
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    "The rooms in the west section have the best views of El Yunque and the bay."
    John M, 14 days agoRead review
    "Apparently the new building has better rooms (we didn't try)"
    Erland H, 23 days agoRead review
    "In rooms with city view is coming noise from local discotheque below in the city. But you are at Cuba. Don´t..."
    Mi_Li_SK, 9 months agoRead review
    "There are lots of stairs!"
    Wyretraveller, 10 months agoRead review
    "Ground floor near pool for close, easy location."
    Linda R, over a year agoRead review
    "Unless you really want it choose a room above pool level."
    jackoNEEngland, over a year agoRead review
    "If stairs are a concern, ask carefully about your room's location (don't trust the room number)."
    wertuio22, over a year agoRead review
    "Try to get a room on the first floor - there is no elevator in the hotel"
    mrancer, over a year agoRead review
    "best view in new section third floor"
    Peter K, over a year agoRead review
    "Ask for new block"
    UkSkigirl, over a year agoRead review
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