Colony

Hotel Colony, Isla de la Juventud

Hotel Colony Description

In the 50s (of the last century) various hotel constructions were launched in Cuba with the aim of creating prestigious properties; beach facilities for US-tourism of those days, often with functions like a casino. This was exactly the plan for the Colony Hotel.

The architecture of the two-storey complex might remind of the fifties, however today, the main reason to stay here is not the gambling, but the diving. The International Diving Center Marina Colony is just 5 minutes away by bus.

The spacious and open complex features a swimming pool with sun terrace – positioned in a garden and located at sea, or better said at the Bay of Siguanea.

The majority of the hotel guests share a passion for scuba diving. To be honest, given the remote location (42 km from the city of Nueva Gerona) further entertainment and activities outside the bar, lobby and restaurant are limited. But the sunsets are fabulous.

Hotel Colony can best be described as an unpretentious accommodation with subservient staff, providing shelter to avid divers looking for a still pristine and affordable underwater world in the Caribbean Sea. That in itself is very exclusive.

Hotel Colony Modalities

 Beach  Budget  Diving
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Hotel Colony Details

Address: Carretera Siguanea Km 42, Isla de la Juventud, Cayo Largo, Cuba
Number of Rooms: 48
Distance to Airport: 50 km
Check In Time: 4:00 PM
Check Out Time: 12:00 M

General Hotel Colony Facilities

 

 Bar  Garden  Parking
 Tour Booking Desk  Swimming Pool  Restaurant
 24 hour Reception  Swimming  

Some services require local payment.

Hotel Colony Rooms and Rates
 Bungalow Room… from  €45
 Air Conditioning  Sea View  Climat Control
 (1) King or two (2) Double size bed.  Safety Deposit Box ($)  
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Hotel Colony Location

The capital of the Isla de la Juventud, Nueva Gerona, is centrally positioned in the north of the island. Hotel El Colony is located 42 km south-west of the capital at the Bay (Bahia) of Siguanea. At a distance of only 1.5 km from the hotel is the international diving center with the same name El Colony. More southwest lies the Parque Nacional Marino Punta Francés.

Acerca de Roberto A. Paneque Fonseca

Periodista cubano. Cuban journalist.
Esta entrada fue publicada en Buceo, Diving in Cuba, English, Gran Caribe, Hotels. Guarda el enlace permanente.

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