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Hotel Riu Playa Turquesa

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Carretera Guardalavaca | Playa Yuraguanal - Holguin, Holguin, Cuba (Formerly Sirenis Playa Turquesa)
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Hotel Riu Playa Turquesa
Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Holguin
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  • Location
    4 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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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is a long time coming, just going through some paperwork and found an invoice for this hotel.stayed at this hotel in sept 2013. the accomadation was adequate,but the food was dreadful. I dreaded eating at the buffet nearly every night as they had barely any food.the service was poor unless you gave a tip and very few spirits and... More

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Quebec
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

good : the staff was great very friendly and fun excellent service , the resort was clean, the mini bar in the room was always full every day .... Ok : The drinks , The pools ..... bad: the food wasn't that great you always find something to eat ...... the beach isn't as beautiful as it should be in... More

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Port Dover, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review has been a while in coming. I'm a big Trip Advisor fan and supporter and I apologize if anyone has had to endure life at the Riu Playa Turquesa due to my lack of diligence in writing this. After spending two weeks at the Playa Turquesa in December 2013 we were sufficiently put off that I didn't do... More

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Hamilton
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 6th trip to Holguin , Cuba (Apr/May, 2014) and to the (Riu) Playa Turquesa Resort. Riu took over the running of the resort 2 yrs ago and we just happened to be there at that time. They are certainly showing their commitment to running the resort with the upgrades that were very noticeable to us. The new... More

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Owen Sound, Canada
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an awesome vacation...... My husband really enjoyed the pig roast and cigars.....We really enjoyed the food and wine.....The entertainment staff where really awesome from the daily activities to the nightly shows.......The bartenders where extremely entertaining as well....... Overall this was our best trip to Cuba so far......cant wait to go back... :)

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I traveled with my boyfriend from June 13-June 20. We actually booked a deal through itravel2000 for the economy club room but when we got to the hotel they had upgraded us to the 400s probably because it isn't a busy time for them. That definitely saved us from a lot of walking since the economy club rooms are about... More

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Ajax, Canada
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went on a family vacation on week of May 30-Jun 06 and honestly i cant say anything bad about this place.weather was beatiful,people there were always happy to service you, tip or no tip they greeted you with a smile,beach was amazing couldnt get enough we went snorkolings canoing,paddle boating. the pools were always available and temperature was always... More

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Port Perry Ontario
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

34 of us travelled to the RIU from June 3-10. Overall for the price you pay for this resort, I don't have any major complaints. But let me start with the negatives... A few people in our party didn't like all the stairs but given that I am a returning guest, I did forewarn them all. They really could upgrade... More

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Leamington, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great place but to big and uphill both ways for an old fat guy like me. Food was exceptional for cuba , no complaints there at all. Beach was great , nice warm waters. Pool was a bit on the cool side but beautiful with I believe 4 pools emptying into the bottom one. The shows were fairly good, very... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I just can't rate this hotel as better than 2 because the poor quality and lack of variety of the food ruined what I expected to be a great week (June 3 - 10 2014) in the sun. My wife and I have been to this hotel 5 times: once under Occidental (bad food) 3 times under Sirenis, and a... More

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Address: Carretera Guardalavaca | Playa Yuraguanal - Holguin, Holguin, Cuba (Formerly Sirenis Playa Turquesa)
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Holguin
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Playa Turquesa 4*
Also Known As:
Sirenis Playa Turquesa Hotel Holguin
Occidental Grand Playa Turquesa Hotel
Occidental Grand Playa Turquesa Cuba
Grand Playa Turquesa Cuba
Hotel Riu Playa Turquesa Cuba/Holguin

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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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