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Hotel Acuazul

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Primera Avenida e/ Calle 13 y Calle 14, Varadero, Cuba
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Hotel Acuazul
Ranked #40 of 58 hotels in Varadero
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nanaimo, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is only a 3 star hotel but the staff treats you like you were at a 5. Our stay began with the bellman greeting us with beverages while checking in. Please note; this is an older budget hotel, slow elevator…. but the service and staff are excellent. The food is excellent as Cuban resort food goes. The rooms are... More

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St. John's, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

myself and my wife just had a 2 week stay at this hotel resort and had a wonderful stay, Upon arriving we were greeted well with the bartender bringing us cocktails while we were checking in. we were a large clean room which was very suitable to us(room 412). All staff were very friendly and helpful and always greeted us... More

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Kingston, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a great budget place to stay. I was solo and I did not have to pay anything extra, which is harder to find now. It is better than sister hotel Varuazul, so choose carefrully. Islazul, another sister, is lower in quality. There are several good places to eat and getting to the dance area, Calle 63, Beatles, Havana club... More

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I booked for about 8 nights, but was out of town and checked in two days late. The receptionist (guy in his 40:s) was really annoyed and did`nt really welcome me to stay in the hotel, because he could`nt find my reservation without putting a little effort on it. When he finally found my reservation, he started slowly acting nicely... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

booked between 12 n 26 feb 2014...upon landing at airport were told by the guide that there had been a gas explosion and were to be taken to hotel puntarena temporarily untill the repairs were done...was given a ocean view room with a balcony on the 5 th floor...but adjoining room was connected by a locked door ...hotel has a... More

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Halifax, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Second time at this hotel/resort, the room was much cleaner and the room looked like it was freshly painted, service was hit and miss, it depended on who was working the bar, some were really friendly, some were bitter. The front desk were very good, security guards were really nice. The beach was beautiful, the bar moved up to the... More

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Sudbury, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I spent two weeks at Acuazul and I had an amazing time. The hotel is clean and safe and much better than I had expected for what is rated as a two star. If you are looking for a budget holiday this is a great choice. I read lots of negative reviews and my response is...if you want a 5... More

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SK Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This was my 4th time to Cuba, first time at this hotel. All the basics are covered at the hotel. Yes the rooms need updating, and things are not perfect but my experience is that is how it is in Cuba. Rooms were clean. Didn't spend a lot of time in the room or in the hotel, Varadero has such... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I returned to this hotel again from september 27 to october 11 and had an enjoyable time.The hotel is still basic but the location and size is perfect for me.The pool bar is now the snack food bar which has improved,more choices.hamburgers,grilled cheese and ham and hot dogs.open from 10 am to 5 pm.the snack bar was closed on the... More

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Location close to the beach with there own beach chairs and parasols (free). Its a all inclusive hotel, what is not my cup of tea. I get irritated looking at the behaviour of some people (not all) when things are for free. I didn't know it was all inclusive, because it was the last hotel after a two weeks group... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Acuazul

Also Known As:
Acuazul Hotel Varadero
Address: Primera Avenida e/ Calle 13 y Calle 14, Varadero, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Amenities:
Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #40 of 58 hotels in Varadero
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Acuazul 3*

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