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Hotel El Castillo

Hotel Gaviota ElCastillo is located in the city of Baracoa - the first village foundedin Cuba by the Spanish conquistadors - and is housed in the fortress ofSeboruco de Santa Barbara, which was built by the Spaniards in colonialtimes. It is just a few km away from the city's national airport whichhandles the operations of small and middle size airplanes. The roadaccess to the hotel is by itself an attraction for visitors, since ithas to be done by La Farola, an ascending spiral road built during thefirst half of the 1960’s, with 11 hanging bridges whose maximum heightis located at a place known as Altos de Cotilla (Cotilla Heights), 600hundred meters above the sea level.

El Castillo has 34 rooms and offers very good service and the best foodin Baracoa. Facilities include a nice bar from where you can enjoy thebest view of the bay, Miel River and Anvil of Baracoa, symbol of thecity, restaurant, a little shop and a picture-perfect swimming pool.

Here you can book tours to visit the historic heart of the city, whichhas been declared a national monument; the fortresses of Matachin andLa Punta; the fortified towers of Joa; fast-flowing Toa River; cemeteryand many more.

Hotel El Castillo is the top hotel in Baracoa to stay; excellent place to relax and enjoy nature tourism.


  • Activities program for kids
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Cafe / snack bar
  • Car rental desk
  • Daily activities programme
  • Entertainment programs
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • International cuisine
  • Mastercard & Visa (not USA bank issued) accepted
  • Medical services
  • Nightclub / disco
  • Nightclub nearby
  • Reception staff speak Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
  • Rental
  • Restaurant
  • Safety - uniformed security personnel 24hrs
  • Shop(s) with basic supplies, souvenirs & gifts
  • Shops max 2min walk
  • Swimming pool
  • Taxis desk
  • Telephone - National & international calls
  • TV room/bar (international channels/videos)

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