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Melia Varadero

Certificate of Excellence
5.0 of 5
Carretera de las Morlas | Autopista Sur Km 7, Varadero, Cuba
Melia Varadero
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Valencin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is 15 min by bus from Varadero center. A commercial center is also available 5 min close to the main entrance. Rooms are big enough and well equiped for Cuba (fridge, TV, WIFI). In addition to the buffet with good food 4 restaurants are available (think of booking in advance): Trinidad mainly for seafood and lobster, Steak House... More 

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi Alain, We just love your review, it doesn't miss no detail about our hotel! You really make us feel special and blessed when you say “Wonderful place for holidays”! Thank you for recommending us! And please, come back soon! Sincerely, The Management More 

Calgary, Alberta
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cuba has been in our sights as a vacation destination for several years and finally, with nothing else planned and with the impending tourist invasion from the U.S., we thought this was the time. Strangely enough, although we are a couple in our 60s and have traveled extensively, we had never stayed at an all-inclusive either. So after 4 days... More 

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi Maddogrick, The team here at MELIA Varadero sends you cordial greetings.. We all want to thank you for completing this review for us and we truly appreciate all the comments as it helps us develop our services and hotel, to better fit your needs. We already share your feedback, about the SAKURA, with our Executive Chef in order for... More 

Moncton, New Brunswick
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As this was my first time travelling to Cuba, I truly did not know what to expect, except that everyone I spoke to warned me about the food. They obviously have never visited this resort because the food was super! I am an extremely fussy person and I ate way more than I should have this week! I only booked... More 

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi Boxergal, Every time that we have the chance to answer reviews just like you and if you are giving us a 5 star rating...that make us so very happy! All of us here at MELIA Varadero have read your review and we just want to thank you! and please, come back soon! Wishing you a nice day! Yours Truly,... More 

Cold Lake, Canada
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My fiancé and i decided on this resort after many hours of reading reviews and researching our options. Glad we did. It was a beautiful resort and offered exactly what we were looking for. Highly recommend for the couples who are looking to get away for a romantic, quiet vacation.

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi Crystal Thank You Very Much for your great comments and review, We do agree with you that our best assets are our staff, they just make the difference in a vacation. Thank you for recommending us! And please, come back soon, you will enjoy another romantic and quiet vacation! Will be a pleasure! Wishing you a nice day! Yours... More 

Saskatoon, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again we had an amazing holiday at the Melia Varadero. We travelled in January 2015 for 2 weeks with our bother and sister in law. This was our 5th year back and their 4th year back to this wonderful resort. We truly feel now that many of the staff have become great friends and each year when we return... More 

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi Dorothy, WOW!! thank you very much for such a great review, we will make sure that our staff receives your compliments, especially with the individuals you have so kindly mentioned by their names. It will be a pleasure to host you back again next year! We will be thrilled to serve and pamper you back! Wishing you a nice... More 

Matanzas, Cuba
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and I just stayed at the The Level of this hotel Melia Varadero, we came to celabrate our 2nd year anniversary and did we have an fantastic time! what made the difference was the room, facilities and the very professional and lovely staff of the The Level section! sophisticated and cozy rooms and restaurant, Josue and all the... More 

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi Yosel, WOW; you have become another THE LEVEL fan! We wish we could have many more guests like you, people that leave our hotel feeling just as you say: “this is undoubtedly a perfect choice for your vacation in Varadero!” Thank you for this verdict! The best advertising we get is from the word of mouth by a satisfied... More 

Sooke, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This review was started to cover all the aspects of the Melia Vareadero resort but the end result was along essay so I will do a two part review. This first part covers the history , location and the new five star additions. The Melia Varadero opened in 1991 and is a joint venture between the Cuban company Gaviota and... More 

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi Sean, You have become another THE LEVEL addict! We have been so glad to share it with our team, especially with THE LEVEL staff, they did it again! We cannot find enough words to describe how your kind words make us feel! We hope that your next review will be so kind like this . . . LOL! Many... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
30 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The last 3 nights of our Cuban tour were spent here and to be honest I was not really looking forward to it. I had never done "All Inclusive" before and was therefore a bit apprehensive . Why did I worry? I had an absolutely fabulous time. Very relaxing in a beautiful spot. White sandy beaches and warm water. The... More 

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi Hungry, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We truly appreciate all the comments as it helps us develop our services and hotel, to better fit your needs. We are sorry for the issues you encountered with your room, this year we will do another process of refurbishing our guest rooms, which will be... More 

Ottawa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I know why we keep returning. This was a wonderful vacation. From the time we checked in to the time we checked out, we could find nothing to complain about. This was our 9th stay at Melia Varadero. Stayed from March 26- April 2nd Check in: Our room was ready at check in. Incomparable Ocean View! Hotel Room: We were... More 

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi ShadyLady, Our hats off to you! This is one of the best reviews we have ever got! We have been so glad to share it with our team, especially with THE LEVEL staff, they did it again! It will be a pleasure to host you back again next year! We will be thrilled to serve and pamper you back!... More 

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got home a few days ago (tear) but I wanted to give my praise of this resort. My now husband and I got married at the Melia on March 27, and it was ALMOST perfect (the non perfect parts were not the resorts problems hah) there were 21 of us in total, and the staff there through the... More 

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DIR-MELIA-VARADERO, Director General at Melia Varadero, responded to this review

Hi NewLiv, We are totally agreed with you: “our staff is amazing!” Thank You Very Much for choosing us in one of the most important days of your life! It is great to see that everybody that was involved in your wedding did a tremendous job to make you have a worry free wedding! All the best for you on... More 

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