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Carretera Las Americas km. 8.5, Varadero, Cuba
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Mansion Xanadu
Ranked #21 of 58 Hotels in Varadero
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ontario, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recently booked a typical all-inclusive vacation in Varadero. I had always dreamed of golfing at the Varadero Club and after looking into all of the various options I decided to book a one-night stay at the Xanadu as a romantic getaway for my wife and I during our vacation. The green fees and the dinner alone made up for... More 

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Cherry Valley Ontario
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed at the Las Americas resort next door for two weeks and stayed the last night at the Mansion. This is a home built in 1927 for $1,000,00. It is virtually unchanged. If you "don't get " why that would be great then stay away. We had the best meal of our trip in the DuPont families main hall... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Went as part of a package to see Bueno Vista Social Club, service for the meal and cocktail before hand was poor, my chateaubriand steak was virtually inedible! Starters and desert were fine. Lovely bar at the top of the building which wit hind sight is probably the only thing worth making a trip for.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

booked dinner at mansion xanadu as a break from mundaneness of all inclusive resort food and to be honest it could be so much better. Arrived on time and were asked to sit in the lounge where we were left for what seemed like ages without much of a welcome and no offer of a drink (complimentary or oherwise). Eventually... More 

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london
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I don't understand why anyone would consider this to be a place worthy of praise. It has been neglected to the point of being entirely unacceptable as an hotel. The paint was peeling off in great patches in the hallway. The taps in my bathroom were very difficult to switch off. The shower was substandard. There was cellophane on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

didn't stay here but , we travelled here in an old car and had dinner here before going to the Jazz club , it was an amazing meal the shrimps were brilliant, as was the veal ,NO mossies , great cocktails in an amazing location steeped in history

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Went with friends to have dinner here. Food was the best that I'd had whilst in Cuba. Too many mossies though! Lobster salad was very good, veal medallions just melted in your mouth! All round a good place to eat, in a nice mansion with a interesting back story ( DuPont, Castro etc)

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Birmingham UK
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

we heard such good things about this place, that even though we had an all inclusive hotel a few minuets away! We came here for just an hour, having a cocktail in the bar with the most amazing view of the sea - was beautiful The bar itself was beautiful too - really old fashioned. A great place to visit

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Sydney, Australia
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34 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

After nine holes of golf we stumbled upon this place and booked in for dinner and drinks. We sat outside on the cliff and watched the sun set which was magical. Just before dinner we took the skinny staircase up to the top floor which lead to the best stocked bar in Varadero. Whilst the cocktails were less than impressive,... More 

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Vancouver
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed at this hotel at the end of a two week trip through Cuba. Until then we had stayed mostly at Casa Particulares so walking into this place was quite the eye opener. It used to be the mansion of an early 20th century magnate, built on a rocky precipice overlooking the rather stunning looking ocean. The interior is... More 

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Address: Carretera Las Americas km. 8.5, Varadero, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Mansion Xanadu Hotel Varadero

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