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Sol Rio de Luna y Mares

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Ctra. de Guardalavaca | Playa Esmeralda, Guardalavaca, Cuba
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Sol Rio de Luna y Mares
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Guardalavaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

To be honest, I wasn't looking forward to going to Cuba as it looked run down, old and dead. still after extensive research we decided to stay at the Sol Rio de Luna y Mares Playa Esmeralda, Guardalavaca, Cuba. We got back this morning and WOW ! what an amazing holiday ! The Hotel itself, yes a little dated but... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have visited Mares 14 th times and consider it as our second house. The truth is that hotel do needs some renovation but nothing serious.As a trained architect I can say that hotel is designed by the very same rules how hotels should be which is to say that area, lay- out , parks and name... More

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We travelled as a couple in our eighties, and really enjoyed our one week in Sol Rio de Luna y Mares, the first week of June 2014. Overall this was a splendid, laid-back vacation! No problems. Reception was very accommodating to our needs, namely minimal stairs and close to the restaurant etc. Front desk immediately placed us in the Main... More

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mymrozetka
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our 13th visit to this resort and for the first time we stayed for 2 weeks. Weather, ocean, beach - beautiful as usual. Special thanks to wonderful people: Yanet at El Dorado (wonderful and caring person, always with a smile), Mayelin, Luis, Jiancomo and Katia at 24-hour snack bar by the Luna pool, Cecilia from Customer Service, Elisa from the... More

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Ricardo M, General Manager at Sol Rio de Luna y Mares, responded to this review

Dear mymrozetka, Thank you so very much for your regards to our staff. We will convey your thanks. We hope to see you soon for your 14th visit! Ricardo Moreno General Manager director.general.srm @ meliacuba.com More

Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is very nice: area, lay-out , surroundings, views, you name it. Very clean, it shows its age but clean. People very nice as all cubans (at least with us) :)) Beautiful beach, the only issue is weekends, when locals are filling it up and some of them are begging for stuff, especially if they find out that you... More

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Ricardo M, General Manager at Sol Rio de Luna y Mares, responded to this review

Dear peterkeanu from Kitchener, Thank you for your recommendation and suggestions. We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Warm regards, Ricardo Moreno General Manager director.general.srm @ meliacuba.com More

Mississauga, Canada
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time I am reviewing a hotel, but after reading the reviews on SRLM for months before we left, I felt obliged to give my personal opinion on it as well. Let me start with the state the resort is in - after reading so many times that resort is dated and in need of repairs, I... More

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Ricardo M, General Manager at Sol Rio de Luna y Mares, responded to this review

Dear Tamara S from Mississagua, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your holiday so much and hve decided to return! Thank you so much, Ricardo Moreno General Manager director.general.srm @ meliacuba.com More

nottingham
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed and got married here in September 2013 with my wife kids and father and girlfriend and had a great 2 weeks.Check in was quick and sorted on the bus and welcome you with a cocktail and very quickly take yr luggage to your room.Stayed on the mares side top floor and the view of the beach is stunning. Sea... More

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Ricardo M, General Manager at Sol Rio de Luna y Mares, responded to this review

Dear stuart c, Thank you so much for your suggestion.. we will try to make it happen….. Please, if you have any requests for september 2015, do not hesitate to contact us beforehand. It will be pleasure to welcome you back ! Thanks for your review and for choocing us for your wedding. Warm regards, Ricardo Moreno General Manager director.general.srm... More

Montreal Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Sol Rio de Luna y Mares from July 4 - 11, 2014. The Sol Rio is situated on top of a small cliff which overlooks the sea. This provides a nice breeze which made the July summer heat barely noticeable. In fact, we never felt "hot" during our stay. However, families with young... More

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Ricardo M, General Manager at Sol Rio de Luna y Mares, responded to this review

Dear NM9 from Montreal, We are very pleased that you enjoyed a wonderful week with us. Thank you for acknowledging the efforts of our staff. We hope to see you again sometime. Have a great day, Ricardo Moreno General Manager director.general.srm @ meliacuba.com More

chambly
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just got back from the Sol Luna Mares for a two weeks vacations. It wasn't my first time at this hotel (my 6 or 7 times and 21 in Cuba), and once again, I had a very nice vacations. The weather was very nice. I come back with a lot of beautiful memories. I traveled by myself and at... More

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Ricardo M, General Manager at Sol Rio de Luna y Mares, responded to this review

Dear sylviac33 from Chambly, We hope to see you again for a 8th visit ! Thank you for your preference, Ricardo Moreno General Manager director.general.srm @ meliacuba.com More

Warrington, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 2 weeks with my husband son and daughter in law at sol luna we went on 2 june and it was all we expected and more. Stayed luna side room 5316 and the veiws were just stunning straight over the fab beach woke each morning to birds and the sound of the sea. The rep was a very... More

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Ricardo M, General Manager at Sol Rio de Luna y Mares, responded to this review

Dear luckyhoneypoppy from Warrington, We thank you as well for having the kindness to post your review and recommend the hotel, Hoping to see you again, Ricardo Moreno General Manager director.general.srm @ meliacuba.com More

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Additional Information about Sol Rio de Luna y Mares

Address: Ctra. de Guardalavaca | Playa Esmeralda, Guardalavaca, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Guardalavaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sol Rio de Luna y Mares 4*
Also Known As:
Sol Rio De Luna y Mares Hotel Guardalavaca
Sol Rio De Luna y Mares Resort
Sol Rio De Luna y Mares Guardalavaca, Cuba - Holguin Province

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Four -Star All Inclusive Resort with 464 rooms. Located beachfront in Playa Esmeralda, on the northern coast of Holguin province, where visitors will be amazed by the dazzling superposition of blues and greens from the sea, sky and costal shrubbery. This hotel complex is surrounded by extensive green areas and offers a wide variety of services and attractions. Recommended for families, weddings, honeymoons and tourist groups.Guest Rooms464 rooms: 308 Standard, 108 Standard Ocean View, 30 Standard Superior Ocean View, 6 Junior Suite, 4 Suite, 8 Family Suite Ocean ViewDining7 Restaurants (A la Carta, Buffet), 6 Bars ... more   less 
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