Hotel La Gran Piedra Santiago de Cuba
 
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Hotel La Gran Piedra

Most people visit the geological giant called the Gran Piedra on a daytrip. However, for those looking for a peaceful, rustic place to relax for a night surrounded by unadulterated nature, the hotel here is the perfect solution.
 

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La Gran Piedra - Hotel Description

2-star Hotel in Santiago de Cuba Province
Hotel Details Rooms & Rates Location Photos Terms & Conditions
La Gran Piedra, Santiago de Cuba La Gran Piedra, Santiago de Cuba La Gran Piedra, Santiago de Cuba
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Address: Ctra Siboney Km 14. Stgo de Cuba, Cuba
Number of Rooms: 18
Distance to Airport: 30 km (SCU)
Meal Plan: Room & Breakfast
Check In Time: 4:00 PM
Check Out Time: 12:00 M
 
The island’s second-largest city, Santiago de Cuba, is rhythmic, buoyant and hot. When you’re ready to escape the heat and slow down a step, head to the Gran Piedra (the Big Rock), located in a microclimate 1200 meters above sea level, but only 20 kilometers from Santiago de Cuba.

The temperature drops noticeably as you drive the 12 kilometers along a switchback road to the top of the rock. If you’re coming from Santiago’s tropical torpor, it will be a welcome change! This microclimate benefits the lush and varied flora that characterizes this area.

The Gran Piedra is precisely that – a massive volcanic rock measuring 51 x 25 x 30mtrs (L x H x W); take the 452 steps to its summit and you’ll be rewarded with beautiful, long vistas over the mountains and down to the coast.

Typically visited on a daytrip, nature lovers and eco tourists will appreciate the peaceful environment provided on an overnight here. Accommodation is in a 2-star hotel, with a corresponding two-star price; the setting however, is sublime. The simple, rustic cabins are brick, with tiled roofs, and extremely spacious – including the balconies with panoramic views, they even feature an open fireplace. The complex boast a restaurant.

The Cafetal La Isabelica, 2 kilometers away, is one of the area’s first coffee plantations, for which it earned a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. The plantation’s colonial mansion is still intact and worth the visit. Guided hikes on 4 different trails are organized by the hotel.

Hotel Modalities:

Budget Countryside Eco-hotel
Hidden Gem  

General Hotel Facilities

Bar A la Carte Restaurant Garden
Parking Restaurant Terrace-Mirador
24 hour Reception Hiking Trekking
Some services require local payment

Hotel La Gran Piedra - Rooms Details & Rates

Standard Room... from US$34
The 27 double-room cabins have a living area, huge balcony, private bathroom, open fire place, satellite TV, safe-deposit box and mini fridge.
Phone Satellite TV Safety Deposit Box
Minibar Private Bathroom Balcony or terrace
Power 110V/60Hz Garden View  

Hotel La Gran Piedra Location

The Gran Piedra nature park is located approximately 20 km east of Santiago de Cuba; Hotel Gran Piedra, with its restaurant and guest cabins, is at the end of the 12-kilometer mountain road, more than 1200 meters above sea level.
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