Calle Roble #85 A, e/7ma y 8va in reparto Silva, at the entrance to town from Guardalavaca, near the hospital, one block from the main road, Carretera de Veguitas. Neighbour to Nancy, next, shared phone numbers. Tel. (24) 80-3243 or 80-3648

"This is my preferred casa to stay at when in Banes, even though it is a mile from the town centre.
"Julio and his wife are very friendly but speak very little English. Two aircon bedrooms
with private bathrooms, patio, ranchon, meals served."

The room has an air-conditioning unit and electric sockets for both 110 and 220 volts, plus a small refrigerator which stands on a wooden unit with space to store shoes or similar items on the lower shelf. There is a comfortable double bed with headboard and one small bedside cabinet plus a unit with hanging space and three draws. Fixed to the wall beneath an oval mirror there is a small unit with three draws.

The bathroom, which leads off the bedroom, consists of a fitted wash hand basin with a cupboard underneath, toilet and walk in shower. Towels and soap are supplied. Outside the bedroom there is a lounge area with with a large sofa and chairs where you can sit if you so desire.

If you wish to cater for yourself there is a gas hob where you could cook your meals. Breakfast and dinner is available, if you so wish, at a reasonable charge. As you are away from the main road into Guardalavaca it's reasonably quiet. There is also space to park your car securely in the garden. bellagio Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom on tripad 131211

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