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Mansion Xanadu

Carretera Las Americas km. 8.5, Varadero, Cuba
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63 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an enjoyable late morning at this delightful place. I would have loved to have stayed here but it was fully booked at the time of our visit. The ground floor is a restaurant and rooms are on the first floor. The crowning glory of this place is the bar on the top floor. Mahogany panelled with views over... More 

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Thank DMPridham
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived to the mansion amidst a huge rain storm. It was still a very special place to be. An incredible mansion that needs to be seen! we enjoyed a great drink and cigar in the look out. Reuben our bartender was wonderful! Our room was well kept, clean and lovely with a spectacular view. We did not have hot... More 

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1 Thank Sherry B
Vancouver, Canada
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124 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Ok, we stayed here at the end of a three week Cuba trip. If it was my first place in Cuba I would not have been pleased. But I was prepared when we got here. Yes not all water taps worked and things were broken BUT we had an original marble bathroom and an original wood lined walkin closet and... More 

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1 Thank FraserCarrie
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107 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Our first stop was at Xanadu Mansion, which was built and belonged to Irene Dupont, American chemical engineer and millionaire who bought all Punta Hicacos region in the beginning of the 20th century. He then built this stunning mansion full of Italian marble and noble woods. Afterwards, he divided and sold the land where many casinos and brothel arose and... More 

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2 Thank Roberto K
Orlando, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Love the architecture of this mansion. Bar upstairs is the perfect spot for a good cigar, yummy rum and to watch the sunset. Great selection of Rum. And of course the jazz band playing in the background made the experience even better. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank swellmon
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

The mansion is in an excellent location looking out over a cliff across the ocean with beautiful white beaches just steps away. If you're expecting 5* luxury then this may not be the place for you. It's old world charm which means some things are a bit tired (towels with holes & looking worse for wear although freshly laundered) but... More 

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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I did not stay at this place, and I don't even know if there are any rooms for rent in this mansion. But I not only was happy to come to see this place and take several pictures of this building (once own by DuPont Family, now turned to restaurant/bar and golf course), but I also enjoyed several drinks at... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

where do we start... We ended our fantastic time in Cuba by a couple of days relaxing by the beach; I think we don't have to say much about Varadero but we knew the score and were happy to book Xanadu knowing it would be in the proximity of huge resorts.. The mansion really is beautiful and well maintained but... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We went here just for lunch and we ordered some of their menu. As always the food in cuba is nothing special and this one is among the not so special restaurant you will experience. However, the view of the sea from the restaurant was quite lovely and inviting that after our lunch we head to the shore and swim... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

I took my daughter and her youngest sister here for her 30th birthday dinner while we were staying at the Melia Las Americas next door. We walked over during the day and had cocktails on the roof overlooking the golf course. You can climb up three floors the last set of stairs being quite narrow and scary or take an... More 

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