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Playa Caleta

Ave. Kawama y Final, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Playa Caleta
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sackville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An Honest Review. This was my second trip but will try some place different next time and this is why. Rooms are average but a little outdated. Pool Bar closes at 5 p.m. and the pool closes at 6 p.m. We got in to all the A La Cartes which are better than the buffet but some people didn't get... More 

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Toronto
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

never before I had complained about a service. I'm also giving a credit, knowing what to expect from Cuba....., but dirty tablecloth for 7 days in a row?.....come on, people! Staff is mean,extremely ignorant and useless most of the time. (but at least tanks for the wake-up call) Hotel....super outdated. Bathrooms and towels are awful. Public washrooms in the hotel... More 

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Summerside, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just recently returned from a week at the Puntarena. I read some of the previous reviews after booking, so was quite nervous and actually considered switching to another hotel before I got there. However, I stuck with it and was pleasantly surprised. Our first room was very drab with old furnishings and curtains and smelled somewhat musty. With the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Playa Caleta is side by side with the Bellevue Puntarena, but the playa caleta side is currently closed. If you can find a trip for around $600 each, taxes in, it is worth the money. The rooms and buildings needed some paint, new mirrors and some TLC but for what we paid it wasn't bad. Definitely a 3 star... More 

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Calgary, AB
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second trip to Cuba, this time was as a family. We travelled March 18-25th 2015, and were "supposed" to stay in the Playa Caleta, which is closed and no one ever said a word about that. Shame on redtag.ca for that and for rating it a 4 star hotel. We were then directed to the sister hotel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay so me and my boyfriend (his First time in Cuba) went on vacay the 7th-14th to the BelleVue resort, which we thought we were staying at the PLAYA CALETA (it's what he paid for). To get there and find out ITS UNDER CONSTRUCTION!!! Repeat PLAYA CALETA IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, YOU WILL BE MOVED TO THE PUNTARENA! It has been... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The short: If you want a cheap (we paid less than $700 pp, taxes in) get away in the sun and sand… and have a very good idea of what Cuba can be (both good and bad)… this place will do. I would not pay more. The long: Room – 1st night was in a standard room facing the lagoon.... More 

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London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Literally "gone to the dogs", dogs and cats rome at will and walk right through the lobby and are commpletely ignored by the staff. At night they sleep on the furniture in the lobby and pass on their fleas. Do not get fooled by the pictures posted of this resort, it may have looked like that 20 years ago, now... More 

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Toronto, On
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Overall, if you're looking for sun, sand and all inclusive beer, then this is the resort for you. Pina coladas and strawberry daquari were good sometimes but not consistent. Large younger party crowd here it seems. The beach is not typical of varadero, very coarse sand with shells and not kept clean of seaweed or jellyfish. Bathrooms in the lobby... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Having stayed here before more than ten years ago I expected changes. Hotel itself is not luxurious which I knew ahead of time but is clean and comfortable. I was truly disappointed in the service. I don't know if it was my partner or my perception alone but most times we felt ignored by staff or even as though it... More 

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