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Occidental Arenas Blancas

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#49 of 72 hotels in Cuba
The hotel Occidental Arenas Blancas stands right on the sea front of the top spot of Varadero beach, Cuba’s best-known tourist destination. With a privileged setting, it’s the perfect place to combine rest and relaxation with a wide array of exciting activities. All clients staying in this hotel have the righ to equally enjoy all the facilities and services of both hotels at the Resort (except Solymar Buffet).
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Food was awful. Beach was nice but closed most of the time due to wind. No bar after 10pm. Weren't allowed to keep more than one bottle of water in our fridge, the staff would remove them. Would never go back.
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Response from BarceloSmAb, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Occidental Arenas Blancas
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Road, We are writting you a personal message to find out what could make you leave a poor impression about our hotel. Food was not of your taste and stocking water was mentioned in your comment but we are quite sure many other aspects of your stay were positive. We hope all together arrange an understanding and we wish to receive you back in a close future. All the best.
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Hotel's Favorite
Well that time of year again we head back to our favorite Hotel ( Our second home ) . Going end of May 2019 for 2 weeks this time . Can't wait to see everyone we now consider Family. As said in the title its the staff that make this hotel a 5 star hotel . Starting from Yanely's
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Response from BarceloSmAb, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Occidental Arenas Blancas
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear fsist, It is a great pleasure to read comments from repetitors guest. Moreover, we thank you for your kind words towards our staff, we are glad to hear that they all contributed to your wellbeing whilst staying among us, from the housekeeping team, doing their utmost to guarantee spotless accommodations and installations at all times, to the bartenders, with their kindness and professionalism taking care of our little guests and ensuring that they have a nice time and bring back home good memories of their holidays among us. Best Regards
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I have stayed at this particular location 5 times now, my third trip I was married (again at this location) we had ten guests that had never been to Cuba stay at this resort, another four people came from another hotel - which we paid extra for them to attend the wedding as well
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Response from BarceloSmAb, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Occidental Arenas Blancas
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Shelleym 1975, We were very disappointed to read your experience during your stay in our Occidental Arenas Blancas hotel, whilst an apology will regrettably not alter the outcome of your experience on this occasion, please believe we do extend it with all sincerity. After speaking wiht the departments involved, management is aware that the best attention was given to your matter. This must be an unfortunate missunderstanding. We hope to receive you in a close future and match with your expectations. Best Regards
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This was our first time going down South and we had done A LOT of research before going on different resorts and the reviews ect. We where a family of 4 with the "kids" being teenagers, this went into our decision of choosing this resort because we loved the idea of having
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Response from BarceloSmAb, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Occidental Arenas Blancas
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Carrie j, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay in our Occidental Arenas Blancas. It is wonderful to hear we were able to make your stay special from the moment you arrived until the moment you departed. We are happy to hear that our Staff made you feel confortable, that you enjoyed our beach and moreover we are glad you enjoyed the beauty of our pool area as well as the comfort of our sunbeds We work very hard, striving to surpass guest expectations and your review has stimulated us to continue endeavor to achieve your satisfaction if you decide to honor us with a new visit. Best Regards
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My girlfriend and I visited this resort end of March- Beginning of April.. We had not one complaint or disappointment!! The food was amazing , the staff were so friendly and accommodating, It was very clean and convenient.. It was great we could walk to town to shop and go to
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Response from BarceloSmAb, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Occidental Arenas Blancas
Responded 1 week ago
Dear mimi7512 First and foremost we would like to thank you for the praising review you shared following your recent visit to our Occidental Arenas Blancas hotel and are delighted to read that we were able to match your expectations. We are also grateful for your highlight on the efforts of our maids to keep our installations and accommodations spotless at all times in order to guarantee our high standards related to hygiene and cleanliness which is one of the most important aspects for Barceló. Best Regards
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$70 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Barcelo Arenas Blancas
CaribbeanCubaMatanzas ProvinceVaradero
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