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Mansion Xanadu

Carretera Las Americas km. 8.5, Varadero, Cuba
Mansion Xanadu
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We opted to skip the very expensive dinner and just enjoyed touring the property and went for a drink at the bar. Guzman served us BY FAR the BEST Daiquiri we had for our whole 15 days in Cuba! He was so lovely he really made our visit memorable.

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Wainscott, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The group of forty had prearranged a dinner over looking the ocean. The setting was wonderful. The building is a true beauty. The appetizer plate was artistic with 6 items carefully arranged. There was only one entree offered. The fish was a large serving but dry and tasteless. Dessert was ice cream cake which was again forgettable. The best part... More 

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Wpg.
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Three mature couples booked a Seating together. Service was so-so. Not at all busy. Got two dinners mixed up. Charged for water and bread/butter, which surprised us. Cash only, no credit cards. Easy listening piano and pleasant surroundings, but nothing spectacular compared to, say, the Italian Ala Carte at the Sol Palmeras, which is all-inclusive.

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Wirral
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179 reviews 179 reviews
49 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This lived up to all the hype, and was a great place to stay for 3 nights. Yes, the paint is peeling here and there and the toilet flush needed regular repairs, but that all contributed to its charm. Beautiful old 1920s building, abandoned by the family when Castro came to power. Gorgeous views from the roof top bar, and... More 

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Northaw, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This government owned hotel was a unique opportunity to see something of the Real Cuba. The hotel only has 8 rooms, and it is difficult to get a booking, it has not been altered since it was first built in 1930. The place could do with a lick of paint and a few repairs, but this is up to the... More 

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Sweden
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336 reviews 336 reviews
53 hotel reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This wonderful house was a residence of a millionaire DuPont, who owned a big part of Varadero-peninsula. It was also him who built the first golf course near his house, the predecessor of 18-hole course of Varadero we can play at now. The house belonging now to Varadero Golf Club, there are lodgings, restaurant and a bar/café on the top... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We were there, in a group, for lunch. The house and grounds were all available to us and the pre-set meal was wonderful--very oriented to local fare--including a poached Mahi-Mahi that everyone loved. The bar on what is essentially an enclosed roof deck would be inviting in any weather and was especially so on the bright windy day we had... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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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21 helpful votes 21 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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