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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Ave 1ra e/ 10 & 12, Varadero, Cuba
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Hotel Roc Barlovento
Ranked #29 of 59 Hotels in Varadero
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brockville, Canada
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141 reviews 141 reviews
28 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I are both young retirees as well as seasoned world travelers. We prefer staying in smaller hotels or with local families due to the fact that we quite enjoy meeting new people as well as learning about other cultures and languages. We were not at all disappointed with the choice that we made staying at ROC Barlovento,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a week. The staff were polite and helpful but not pandering to every wish. The house maid wrote notes welcoming us and hoping of a tip. As everyone who does anything in hotel industry expects a tip for doing anything. Got a little annoying this. Food was basic but palatable. The pools were clean and well... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Given the price of this hotel, I give it 4 out of 5. It wasn't amazing, but I wouldn't expect amazing for the price we paid. We still had a really good time. The beach was beautiful and the rooms were functional and clean. Only points I didn't like were the food, which was average at best, and the evening... More

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Juan Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Thanks for your time and comments. We continue to work and we continue to improve what does not please our customers. We hope to see you again in Cuba. More

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to begin? The hotel itself is not terrible. Although a huge cockroach chased after me when I opened the bathroom door and turned on the light in the middle of the night, the room was pretty decent as was the lobby. What made this hotel disgusting was a combination of the staff, the other guests, management, and the food... More

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Juan Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

We regret the bad experience you had with us. I did not mean to bother you, sorry. We only ask that you return back to Cuba and experience the good offered by the Cuban people. We wish the best for you More

Kitchener, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I really enjoyed this resort for the fact that it is not very big, and not overcrowded. We really enjoyed the night entertainment and the staff were incredibly friendly! The food was not the best for most of the stay which is normal for Cuba (I have been before), however we were there for New Year's Eve and they did... More

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Georgetown, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I enjoyed my stay at Barlovento. I travelled solo. It was very quiet(I'd say less than 1/2 capacity). That was the only real problem I had. There were not many guests to mingle with. The evening entertainment was really good and well done. Especially the water ballet. The food was not as bad as I was warned. I was told... More

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Juan Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Client We note your concern over the beach and think like you. The August with many visitors to the beach need more cleaning especially on weekends. It is a phenomenon that occurs in multiple sites and countries at this time. We appreciate your time writing about the Hotel. Thank you again. More

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My boyfriend, my sister and her husband and I stayed at this hotel July 9 -14, 2014. I would not recommend this place to anyone and would definitely not go back. I have been to CUBA seven times and this is definitely the worst hotel I have stayed at. Housekeeping was to a minimal. We never had enough towels in... More

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Juan Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Customer After reading your review I have no words of apology for you. I very much regret what happened and I regret not having been at that time in the hotel. We consider ourselves a team that works by and for the client. Obviously we failed with you. Not so sure to visit Cuba next time? please, do it... More

Quebec City, Canada
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A dream vacation, thank you to all the team at Roc Barlovento. Firstly a huge thank you to Kathy and Dalia, for your professionalism and your warm welcome. Thank you Willy, Efrain,Jacqueline, Ramone and La China for your 5 stars service. Cuba is the land of men of heart and kindness. Be open, generous and you will be happy and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Juan Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear customer We appreciate your feedback. We are working to improve our service and installation. Sometimes we succeed and sometimes not !! But the illusion is still unwavering. We wish the best for you. More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Traveling solo was no problem staying in this great hotel. It was easy to walk out the front door to all the shops and restaurants in Downtown Varadero. I felt very safe all the time. My room was comfortable and I slept like a baby. Entertainment was great especially the Water Ballet. But by far the Staff made my stay.... More

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Juan Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear client. Thank you for your time to write about Roc Barlovento Hotel. The whole team welcome your comments. See you soon!!! More

Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Was here again mid May. Hotel was just as good as last time in mid March. Food still quite acceptable for Cuba standards. Not comparable to North American or European standards but it is good for Cuba. The Hotel management has brought in European chefs to help out with the offerings and presentations. It has made for a good offering.... More

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Juan Jose R, Gerente at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear customer On behalf of the entire team we thanks you for your time writing about our Roc Hotel Barlovento. We know the difficulties in Cuba but we strive to improve our service and achieve the expectations of our guests. Your feedback gives us a lot of strength to continue working on the same line. We wish you all the... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Roc Barlovento

Address: Ave 1ra e/ 10 & 12, Varadero, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Roc Barlovento 3.5*
Also Known As:
Barlovento Hotel Varadero
Barlovento Cuba
Gran Caribe Club Barlovento
Hotel Barlovento
Barlovento Varadero

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