Hotel del Rijo
Restored colonial mansion in the heart of town, with spacious rooms, high ceilings and plenty of colonial character.
This attractive colonial mansion of Hotel del Rijo has been lovingly restored and oozes colonial charm. It is centrally located in Sancti Spiritus on the leafy Plaza Honorato del Castillo, just south of Parque Serafín. Its understated rooms are ample in size with high ceilings and pictures of the city from earlier eras in its history; some have views over the square and church tower.
The building wraps around a pretty patio with fountain – also the location of its small restaurant. This is connected by wide arched corridors to other relaxation areas with pastel walls and historic character. There is a TV lounge and bar leading out on to the plaza.
What our clients say
Highlights? The ride in the Vintage American car in Havana, The walking tour with Louis in Havana, Spending time chatting with Sofia on her deck in rocking chairs in Vinales, Drinking Mojito's in the sun. Snorkelling in the sea at Jibacoa.TW, Glasgow
Highlights included dancing and watching dancing in Guantanamo, Santiago and Trinidad. There's music everywhere - it gets inside your head and is wonderful. Also the road trip from Guadalavaca to Baracoa (6.5 hours) was amazing. Beautiful views driving through the mountains.SZ, Bungay
Highlights? Everything! The casas for showing us how Cubans live, the guides and their information, the sunset from the Palacio at Punta Gorda (Cienfuegos), the casa at Punta Gorda, the music everywhere, the food, the cocktails, the nice and hospitable people.EV, Enfield
Havana music, Vinales cigar plantation & Luis the guide in CienfuegosAB, Dollar
Most Memorable Moment: Seeing so much of Havana and the amazing countryside around Vinales.GF, London
Most Memorable Moment?: Horse riding to the waterfall in TrinidadCJC,
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