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Playa Caleta

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Ave. Kawama y Final, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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Playa Caleta
Ranked #38 of 59 hotels in Varadero
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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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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and a friend saw the amazing deal on redtagvacations.ca and thought "Wow! What an amazing deal." We looked up the hotel and they had a ton of great things to offer from the 24h snack bar to activities - we even read some great reviews" Immediately checking in, I had a bad feeling... there was no a/c in the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just returned from the Puntarena in Varadero. I (was) slated to stay at Playa Caleta however, it is being renovated and would seem to house only a few Cubans at the present time. SO, there is no swim up bar as it is there and is 'unstaffed'... SO, I stayed at the sister resort next door. I WISH to... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It to be so much better this time they have done renovations at the puntarena our room was great oceanview loved it// food was always good I had no complaints at all// my girlfriend and I travel together Her first time and she will go back for sure ! They are now working on the playa calleta looking forward to... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Myself and eight others stayed at the Puntarena, the brother resort to the Playa Caleta. Went down under the impression that you can go back and forth between the two resorts. Which is true you can, but the Playa Caleta is closed due to being condemned and none of the online options for the resort were available. Not even a... More

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Havana, Cuba
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I’m a regular guest of Hotel Playa Caleta: good beach, acceptable food and reasonable prices. But unfortunately my experience changed this wee-end of April. Because it is not fair say the same opinion for all areas, I just want to specify one by one: -Reception service: Really nice. Professional and people disposal to help you, to provide a nice stay... More

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I have to say over all, it wasn't bad...we went as a group of seven, ages 20 to 35. We found everything we needed, food was better then expected for Cuba and You have the use of both resorts... i have to say, the caleta sides buffet was much better. the beach at night, was full of jellyfish, I believe... More

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Toronto, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This was my 3rd time at Playa Caleta. It has now merged with with the Puntaarena which is the next door resort. Guests can now use amenities at either hotel which I really enjoyed since the scenery doesn't get as stale. I personally thought the buffet and bar at Playa Caleta had better service, was also glad to see that... More

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Sarnia, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

March 22-29 2014 Had a great time!!! Food was a little so-so for the first couple of days but we warmed up to it. Repetitive Food and Bar-Great being able to go to both Puntarena and Caleta choice of buffets, late night snacks by swim up bar, beach bar had great pizza at lunch. Casablanca and chinese ala carte awesome.... More

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Food was very good! My daughter had a lot of fun. Dakira from the kids club is really good with kids! It was cheaper than the other hotels and I was very satisfied with what I paid. I would like to send a gift to someone who works there. Please contact me if you go to Playa Caleta or Club... More

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Varadero
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I dont know who put the stars on this hotel, the lady w glasses at the front desk just plain rude, the property deteriorated, the big swiming pool closed due to an issue with the filters, no lights on the hallway for our room, the cafe at the beach always had an issue,people was rude and the waiting time for... More

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Additional Information about Playa Caleta

Address: Ave. Kawama y Final, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Playa Caleta 3.5*
Also Known As:
Playa Caleta Varadero
Playa Caleta Hotel Varadero

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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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#25 On the Beach Hotel in Varadero
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