Don Lino

About Holguin, Cuba

Don Lino Experience the natural splendour of Holguin, Cuba with a stay at the charming Hotel Don Lino. Located in the town of Santa Lucia

Experience the natural splendour of Holguin, Cuba with a stay at the charming Hotel Don Lino. Located in the town of Santa Lucia, only 30 minutes from Guardalavaca, the Hotel Don Lino provides villa accommodation in Brazilian styled cottages surrounded by tropical coconut palms and beautiful caleta grape vines. Guests will enjoy the private white sand beach and the tranquil atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing beach vacation. If you’re looking for a unique and rustic vacation in paradise, make the Hotel Don Lino your home when visiting Holguin.

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Location BeachfrontArea Playa BlancaProperty Amenities of Hotel Don Lino 94 Room(s)1 Pool(s)Children's section in main poolDining/Entertainment at Hotel Don Lino 2 Restaurant(s)2 Bar(s)Room amenities Hotel Room Maximum Number of Adults 2 Maximum Number of Children 2 Maximum Occupancy 4 Air-conditioned1 Double or 2 Twin beds Balcony or Terrace Hair dryer Satellite TV TelephoneIn-room safe Bathroom with shower Other room categories available Meal plans All Inclusive • 3 meals daily plus snacks • Domestic and selected international drinks • Daily activities • Nightly entertainment • Tennis • Horseback riding

Bonus features Bonus • Up to two children aged 2-12 stay, eat and play free. • No Single Supplement (when travelling with up to two children) • Exclusive special deals for teens aged 13 to 17yrs. • Beach Towel in room upon arrival • Welcome cocktail • Distinct identification bracelet • Safety deposit box • Private dance lessons during evening drinks (approx from 9PM -10PM) • Early check in/late check out (subject to availability) Honeymoon Bonus • Complimentary upgrade to Oceanview Room (subject to availability) • Bottle of sparkling wine • Flowers • Invitation to a la carte restaurant

*Please request at the time of booking. Proof of marriage is required upon check-in. Child Policy Hotel Room & Oceanview Room Categories: Two Children 2-12 stay, play and eat free. No single supplment when travelling with up to two children. Teenagers 13-17 receive special rate.

Bungalow Room Category: Child 2-12 yrs free when sharing a room with 2 paying adults with existing bedding (max. 1 child). No extra beds are available. Child 2-12yrs free when sharing a room with one adult with existing bedding (adult pays above single rate)(max 2 kids).

The above inclusions are available 

Hotel and Oceanview Room: First child (2-11 years) free when sharing a room with 2 paying adults. Second child (2-11 years) pays special rate when sharing a room with two paying adults.

Bungalow and Bungalow Oceanview Room: Child 2-11 years free when sharing a room with 2 paying adults with existing bedding (max. 1 child). No extra beds are available.


Quiet laid back older single adult resort the food is good but not large selection snack bar was great burgers and fries, band in buffet could be better

The strong points PRICE The weak points BEACH FOOD

Eric Ley Repentigny, QC from 2015-03-17 to 2015-03-24 (7 days)

“Don Lino”

I had a fantastic time at the Don Lino. The staff are who made it so. Although I was a little surprised at the lack of a bank and no Internet access being offered, I still very much enjoyed my would have been nice to have vendors come to the hotel at least a couple of days while there, but it wasn't far to the market and reasonably priced to get to and from. I would have liked a little more to be offered at the store at the hotel seeing as there were no vendors. When staying here make sure to have a 220 travel adapter as that is what is offered in the rooms. We were lucky that we had brought some pre charged adapters and a solar charged one to keep most of our electronics running. All in all though we had a fantastic time :) thanks to the fantastic staff who went the extra mile to make us feel welcome and answered our many questions. You are all awesome :)

The strong points We had a lovely stay. The staff were fantastic and as helpful as they could be. This was my first New Years away and we were treated to a feast and had entertainment after:) bring water shoes for the beach. The weak points I was surprised that Internet was not offered at all and neither was banking at the hotel. Although it wasn't to far to go for the bank it would have been nice to have it more convenient. No vendors came to the hotel.

Elizabeth Lee Chong Rockland, ON from 2014-12-27 to 2015-01-03 (7 days)

“Very good for the price”

I have been here before, it is an isolated location, good for people who do not like the crowd.

The strong points quiet, friendly The weak points rocky beach

Harry D Richmond Hill, ON from 2014-08-17 to 2014-08-24 (7 days)

“Little hotel in paradise”

If you are looking for rest, relaxation and sun at a good price then this is the place. Clean, neat and good service. People super friendly. Very Safe!! Take water shoes. No complaints from me. For the price it was great value. Recommend a flashlight. Take a bubba mug and leave with the staff. Take some extra toothpaste, razors as giveaways, ladies knee highs or feminine products. Work gloves too. They love Canadians. Happy people. Venture out into the surrounding villages and eat in some of the restaurants. Experience local Cubans/Cuba. Wonderful culture. Oh and ladies don't expect hair dryers and take your own shower products. Great little piece of paradise.

The strong points Staff were excellent and would do anything to assist you The weak points Food variety was limited and repetitive at times

Dee Fonthill, ON from 2014-04-11 to 2014-04-18 (7 days)

“Meet expectation”

Very nice renovated room in the new two story cottage, however bathroom is not great.

The strong points Ocean is great and beach is not crowded. The weak points Bathroom cleanliness. Food diversity

Boris Toronto, ON from 2014-03-15 to 2014-03-22 (7 days)

“Don lino”

Cozy little place. Stuff is polite, rooms are clean, they offer some activities like bikes and horse riding. It's not a big motel/hotel, so at the end of the stay everyone knows each other. No line ups in the buffet, supper accompanied with local musician playing local music. There were some activities between 9-10, after 10 they roll the carpet..Beach is very will need water shoes.And it is excellent for snorkeling..Very nice beach 25 min walk away, it's called playa blanca. You can take ride there by taxi, or horse..or walk.. Locals are friendly..

The strong points small cozy place. Quiet after 10 PM. Nice beach for snorkeling. Friendly locals and stuff.Offer free bikes and horse riding. So you are not isolated and can take a ride around. The weak points No internet access, no money exchange. Safe is the room I was given was broken.Only one pool.

Natalia O Rockland, ON from 2014-02-23 to 2014-03-02 (7 days)

“What a gem”

We were a little apprehensive about booking Don Lino, but were pleasantly surprised when we stayed there. Check in was fast - only 5 people in front of us. Room was clean and comfortable. The balcony faced the ocean. the ocean is rocky but you just need water shoes. There are sandy beaches nearby. food and service good. Staff - wonderful. efficient, friendly and helpful. pool - clean and refreshing. We are looking forward to returning next year.

The strong points peace and quiet. clean. not too big. country setting location on it's own, no other hotels nearby. The weak points beach party was a flop because they should direct the type of music to the majority age group which was 50 . There are no weak points!!!

Steven Zuch , from 2014-02-22 to 2014-03-01 (7 days)

“Peaceful quiet resort”

There have been improvements to Don Lino since March 2013. There is more variety in the food, and there is entertainment in the evenings. Every year a little better. Keep it up!

The strong points Lovely staff, good shows in evening, clean, and quiet. Close enough to big city to go on excursions. Another sandy beach within walking distance The weak points Windy at beach due to being on Atlantic coast, and can get lots of rain even in dry season

Birgitt M Gardiner Lisle, ON from 2014-02-09 to 2014-02-23 (14 days)

“Don lino”

service was super staff very nice and helpful

The strong points restaurant very good service food was good all cubans are soo nice The weak points the beach

Huguette Lajeunesse Fournier, ON from 2014-01-05 to 2014-01-19 (14 days)

“Place to rest and relax”

This was mt 4 th stay at Don Lino. I liked the small hotel more before the new bungalows,but it is still quieter than other hotels.Most of the guests go out and explore the area. I personally go to Holguin and visit my many friends,walk to Playa Blanca and swim or visit friends there or go for a bike ride.Next time I hopefully get time to go fishing with local fishermen. I love the area,the people are so friendly and the staff in hotel is great.What I do not like is some tourists,who complain about weather or other things,that are not conrtolable. I do not like to upset the staff,who is working hard to make our stay as comfy as possible.

The strong points The only hotel in the area.No disco.Family friendly,they love to help elderly and familes with small children. The weak points no water jugs in rooms.not enough bicicles,lots of tourists like to go for a ride.

Marketta Hanover, ON from 2014-01-14 to 2014-01-21 (7 days)

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