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Playa Caleta

Ave. Kawama y Final, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Playa Caleta
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  • Location
    3.5 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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Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This hotel was not that bad. Rooms were clean, though nothing special. We got upgraded to an ocean view, maids were great! Food wasn't bad, though very repetitive - the al la carts are a must! Some staff are friendly, some are not! Bring hygiene stuff to give (toothpastes, shampoos, towels, etc) as tips.... No way to exchange money, though... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Just came back from here, service Non existent and food was terrible. Hotel was clean and the beach was beautiful. Adult pool was down the whole week and nothing in room to let you know about times or where anything was, it was a great price, but I'd gladly pay more for some service and food that's edible.

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Just came back from there and this hotel is amazing. So what if pool bar closes at five,there are other bars to drink at!! seriously.Rooms were nice beds actually comfortable considering this is Cuba and most are like sleeping on cardboard.Pools and grounds are very clean. There was always a variety of food yes it gets monotonous but go to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

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 Rooms are average but a little outdated.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 April 9, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
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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