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Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playa Esmeralda, Crta Guardalavaca, Holguin 007, Cuba
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Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This resort was amazing. Its clean, staff are friendly and helpful. The beach has white sand and turquoise water, with bars and water sports to keep you entertained. The pool is quiet and relaxing. Food was tasty and good quality. I cannot fault anything. I would return in a heartbeat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Travelled during summer 2013 on recommendation from a friend and boy was we not disappointed. On arrival there was champagne and cold flannels waiting for us at check in. Unfortunately rooms were not quite ready but the lobby bar was great and it gave us a chance to meet other new arrivals. When we did get to our room was... More

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WALSALL WEST MIDLANDS
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Holiday booked for 2015 back to Paradisus. It reallly is like coming home, after so many visits we know what to expect. Yes the rooms are a little tired and the bathrooms in some rooms need an update but how much of the holiday are you going to spend in the bathroom?!!!!! We have always had a very good experience... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been here three times and we love it. The beach is beyond excellent with white sand and turquoise water. The pool is quiet - no games, no loud music and lovely little cabanas. Peaceful. 24 hour room service. Lovely staff. Very nice buffet that is in a big airy room with lots of hot food stations and good... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was an amazing vacation. Although the buffet was average and not stellar, the a la carte restaurants were excellent! This hotel really distinguishes itself from others in this aspect. We were travelling with other couples and managed to get a reservation for each of the restaurants. I highly recommend Los Helechos (the royal service restaurant) if you can try... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent another week in paradise at the rio de oro in holguin. The best part of this place is the people that work there. They are always smiling! Good food, good service and lots of sunshine! The musicians are wonderful! Every night before dinner we went down to the main lobby bar to listen to the pianists and dance... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We discovered this resort some years ago when we cancelled a trip to Mexico due to bird flu and thank goodness we did. We have returned five times now and it gets better every time. We both work very hard and look forward to returning to the PRDO to relax and see our genuine friends, to indulge in the fantastic... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I been there last summer with my girlfriend and it was lovely.Very nice and clean hotel with very tasty food and very friendly staff. Highly recommend!! Do not forget to try the cigar shop and the Japanese restaurant as well!!

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Manchester
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After what must only be described as an 'underwhelming' trip to Cuba at the neighbouring Blau Costa Verde in 2008, my wife and I decided to book the Paradisus Rio De Oro (PRDO) after reading the excellent reviews on TripAdvisor. Overall, it's safe to say that there are many positives to staying at this resort, and it certainly is the... More

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Manchester UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from the PRDO after having a great honeymoon there, staying at the main resort in the first week and the Royal Service in the second week. The hotel is set in beautiful grounds, with the gardeners working tirelessly to keep it looking like a real tropical paradise. We went to the spa twice and would really... More

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Additional Information about Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa

Address: Playa Esmeralda, Crta Guardalavaca, Holguin 007, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Holguin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa 5*
Also Known As:
Paradisus Rio De Oro Resort And Spa
Paradisus Rio De Oro Hotel Holguin
Paradisus Hotel Guardalavaca
Rio De Oro Paradisus
Paradisus Rio De Oro Cuba
Hotel Paradisus Rio De Oro
Paradisus Rio De Oro Resort & Spa Cuba/Holguin

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Holguin #1 Luxury Hotel in Holguin #1 On the Beach Hotel in Holguin
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ocated in the Bahía de Naranjo Natural Park, in Playa Esmeralda, on the northern coast of Holguin province. Five-Star Ultra All Inclusive Eco-Resort with 354 rooms. Conceived only for adults aged 18 years or more. Maximum comfort and perfection in its private Royal Service area for a fabulous experience in a world apart. Recommended for weddings, honeymoons, incentive trips and wellness/spa.Guest Rooms354 rooms: 254 Junior Suite, 24 Junior Suite Deluxe, 16 Junior Suite Deluxe Ocean View, 2 Suite Deluxe, 36 Master Junior Suite Royal Service, 14 Master Junior Suite Ocean View Royal Service, 6 Master Junior Suite Luxury Royal Service, 2 Garden Villa Royal ServiceDining8 Restaurants (A la Carta, Buffet), 5 Bars ... more   less 
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