Hotel El Castillo

Vacation spot: Baracoa
Address: Loma del Paraíso, Baracoa, Guantánamo, Cuba.
Phone: +(53 21) 645 165 / 645 194
Hotel themes:
Children Policy: Children from 2 to 12 years old , Infants under 2 years old .
Managed by: Gaviota
Energy: 110 / 60 Hz

Hotel El Castillo stands atop a marine terrace that looms 40 meters above the city, offering a bird-eye view of the beautiful surroundings, by the east side of the bay of Baracoa.

The building was, originally, El Castillo de Seboruco de Santa Bárbara, a fortress built by the Spaniards (1737 - 1742) to protect the harbor and the city from pirate attack. Parts of the castle walls, including a turret, remain.

It is reached by a winding driveway or an 85-step staircase, probably the hotel's main drawback, since visitors must be in good shape, or take a taxi to get to the top.

The 62 rooms, all Standards, are set around the picture-perfect pool. They feature a colonial style, lofty ceilings, terra-cota-tiled floors and furniture carved from cedar by local craftsmen. They are comfortable, but would definitely benefit from a makeover, as well as the rest of the hotel.

The swimming pool and sundeck offer excellent views of Baracoa, its harbor and the mountains. The tavern-bar overlooks the bay and the Rio Miel (Honey River). The pool and the views are, no doubt, the hotel's best features.

* First aid medical services are provided from 8 to 23 hrs and there's an international clinic a few minutes drive from the hotel.

Location Details

3 km from local airport

2 Km from nearest hospital

70 km from Moa City

240 km from Santiago de Cuba City


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A la carte restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Opening hours:

Breakfast: 7 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Lunch: 12:00 m to 2:00 p.m.

Dinner: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Bars, Cabarets and Discos

Snack bar offering drinks, light meals and barbecue by the pool.

Facilities & Amenities
Children Facilities and Activities
  • Kid's area in swimmingpool
Fun and Entertainment
  • Swimming pool (s)
  • Evening entertainment (live music and / or shows)
Internet Access ( Internet Café or Wifi in hotel areas)
  • Internet Café
  • Fire alarms
  • Security staff
  • Smoke detector
  • Parking
Room types
General room amenities
Nearby attractions
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