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Islazul Villa Don Lino

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Belleville, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been to Cuba at least a dozen times, but the first in this area, and resort. We stayed Nov. 13th for just a week, and we will be back for longer after 'checking it out'! The Don Lino is a wonderful resort, for what it is. As many have mentioned it is not a 'party... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small resort, very country like maybe not enough comfort for many. We enjoyed the people of Cuba. Take a buggy ride in the country side. Food is OK needs fresh fruit and no white wine all week. We had two lobster dinners only one eating area. No water for 3 days and no free bottled water. No water to flush... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my third trip to Cuba and I was looking for a break to relax more than tour around. So I had a great time. My expectations were low given the price and the reviews I'd read so I wasn't disappointed. We were there in August so had a couple of rainy days which we used to explore. There... More 

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Ottawa
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Overdue review...Stayed there in February of this year. It really is the staff (Tony!) and closeness of the guests (Timbone!) that really makes this place what it is. That's why we gave it 4 stars. The grounds, rooms and amenities are nothing to write home about so set your expectations in advance. The beach is decent but definitely want some... More 

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3 Thank BigEZ77
Canterbury
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I am a regular traveller to Cuba, first starting my Cuba journey in the big hotels but falling in love with the Cuba, the people, the sense of safety and untouched beauty, seeing as much as I can while I am there and meeting Cubans is like a breath of fresh air. From staying in the Casa particulars to finding... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Don Lino only because we were together and it was a break for us. It was a nice place to get away because of the sun. The people were friendly but if you like to swim at the beach this is not for you. You cannot go into the water without getting hurt by... More 

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Windsor , Canada
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

simple accommodations,basic food,friendly staff,cozy resort on the sea,spent our days outside looking at the view,reading,napping,close to a friendly village...had a lovely relaxing week! don't bother paying for the fancier dinner it wasn't... overall great stay!

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val-des-monts
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is no 5 stars hotel. But then again it's not supposed to be. I spent a week there and will go back for sure. I like to hear the surf when I go to be and that's what I got. I even saw a whale blow right from my porch. (Yeah it was too far to see the actual... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

it is an older resort but the staff were the friendliest people you ever would want to meet.The rooms were kept nice and clean and the air conditioning worked great..The food was very good with always 2 to 3 choices of everything from the main meals to the desserts.The band played every night with supper which I thought was great... More 

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Pickering, Canada
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

We travelled to Don Lino for the second time, April 15 to 23 2016. There is a new buffet restaurant and the old buffet is now an a la carte, Cuban Style restaurant. Cannot comment on the quality of the a la carte as we did not eat here. The new buffet is a completely indoor facility, unlike the old... More 

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Islazul Villa Don Lino

Address: Playa Blanca, Rafael Freyre, Rafael Freyre, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Rafael Freyre
Price Range: $124 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Islazul Villa Don Lino 2*
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
Villa Islazul Don Lino Hotel Rafael Freyre
Hotel Islazul Don Lino
Islazul Don Lino Hotel
Islazul Villa Don Lino Holguin Province, Cuba
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“Ask for a renovated room.”
  • From the small living room into the bathroom area
 of 5 bubbles wanderhoo, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The bungalows are on the beach and undergoing refurbishment. Wooden chalets are on 2 floors.”
  • Our room, one of the refurbished beach bungalows.
 of 5 bubbles Samuelbee, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we asked for a quiet room by the sea it was...”
 of 5 bubbles SEOWindsor_Canada, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“rooms closest to the pool have a nice ocean view and rarely need air conditioning”
  • our bed made daily the maid was the sweetest person
 of 5 bubbles dalen95, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bring ice bag..no fridge at beach rooms”
 of 5 bubbles igram42, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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