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Hotel Roc Barlovento

Ave 1ra e/ 10 & 12, Varadero, Cuba
Hotel Roc Barlovento
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Moskow
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

1.VERY successful arrangement. 2. VERY green territory. 3. Good and polite personnel. 4. Good, pure beach and territory. Barlavento the best hotel in terms of location (on the beach, close to the market and restaurants). Very nice food.There was a fruit bar, salad bar, dessert bar, and a huge meat and rice selection, Italian restaurant and a Mexican restaurant on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yup, there were horror story reviews we read before going, but overall we were very pleased with the Barlovento. The biggest pleasant surprise (based on reviews) was the quality of the food. It was very good! Not a ton of variety, but well prepared, tasty, and served by some of the friendliest waiters and waitresses we've ever had! Excellent location... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

UPON arrival to our room we discovered that shower didn't work,sink wouldn't hold water,frig was broken,all linens were threadbare.Food was terrible, flies on food, ran out of orange juice and watermelon our second day there . furniture in room very poor,chair in room was a $5.00 Walmart plastic patio special .treated most unfairly when I had to exchange money. Despite... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel as the best location but the worst food only one restaurant was open the food was not covered and invested with flies no toaster at breakfast food not eaten was put back out for lunch or dinner they even burnt boiled eggs when not eaten put back out as egg salad no fresh orange one day no fresh... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read hundreds of helpful reviews before planning my trip, so I wanted to offer the same insightful advice to other travelers. For context: I am a university student and traveled with my older sister and parents. Room: We got two rooms next door to each-other and were never able to hear each-other through the walls. The rooms were spacious... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Cuba twice previous to this trip and have to say it was the best. The resort is small and easy to get around which is what we prefer. The staff were very friendly, we did tip regularly, it is the way of life in Cuba so we were prepared for that. The beach was very nice.... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very last minute decision. I am used to more stars when away. But I was surprised. The room was clean. Air work and hot water every day. Staff were helpful and nice. Beach was perfect. Shame the beach bar was closed but I survived. There was another option not far for a beverage. Food was the usual Cuban bland... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This was our first time staying at this hotel and it was fantastic! The hotel is older but well maintained, the food was good, people were fun and friendly and the beach was amazing!!! It was the first stop from the airport so that was good. Also you are in walking distance to all the markets, great fun. Good pizza... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

3rd time in Cuba, I selected this all inclusive as it is a wonderful location right in town. The resort is clean as are the rooms, no elevators if that's an issue. Food was disappointing and sparse and I'm certainly not picky and know what to expect. What was a real let down was no live music and a lack... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The hotel was OK. Considering the deal I got on the hotel. The good: The check in was quick but be sure to get your towel card at check in as they didn't offer it to during check in. The room was cleaned daily by the maid who left us little notes and did towel/blanket art daily. Given super tiny... More 

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