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Hotel Roc Barlovento

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying at Barlovento for 5 nights Sept 19-24. I was a little nervous based on the reviews but went with an open mind. The beach did not disappoint as it was beautiful, however I found it annoying that travellers didn't pick up their empty plastics off the beach once they left... Something the hotel has... More 

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Summerside, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hey, didn't know what to expect when I arrived and was nervous, our first room was terrible but was moved the next day to room 358 which was awesome location. Met lovely people there young and old and couldn't believe the people that said this is my 10th time or 7th time we stayed here. Close to everything. I don't... More 

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Roc Barlovento V, Community Manager at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We are very happy to hear you had a great mother - daughter vacation at our hotel. Indeed, we have a great beach area and a perfect location, right at the start of town, very close to small restaurants and bars and also to the markets. We have renovated over 60% of our rooms. We will continue the... More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were at the Barlovento from Sept 6th to the 13th. Pretty much the same as last time. Some improvements but much work needs to be done. Yes much work. Pros -Beach as usual was outstanding - Staff were ggreat and most helpful - Pool area was well maintained with plenty of loungers - Daily spraying to... More 

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Francisco P, Director General at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bruce, Thank you for your kind comments. The management and the staff work together to ensure that our guests have an unforgettable stay. We will continue our hard work to keep improving our facilities and services. We are really sorry for not fulfilling your personal expectations. We have a series of menus for lunch and dinner that changes... More 

Varadero
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this hotel has a lovely location and with the nice swimmingpools it is perfect for just a couple of days at the pool. Wouldn't recommend it for more than that. The food is mostely the same every day, very little variation. We were a group of 7 and they made it a real problem if we wanted to sit together,... More 

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Francisco P, Director General at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Mr./Mrs., Thank you for your kind comments. The management and the staff work together to ensure that our guests have an unforgettable stay. We have a series of menus for lunch and dinner that changes daily for 15 days. This is overseen by the Hotel Management for compliance. Our drinks are good and we never have complaints from other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been staying at this resort for over 10 year's with my wife and kids due to the proximity to my families residence. I have always enjoyed my stay, taking in account the price and the ability of the staff to make you feel at home and willing to do anything within their humble possibilities to make our stay... More 

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Francisco P, Director General at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Gonzalo E, Thank you very much for your kind comments. The management and the staff work together to ensure that our guests have an unforgettable stay. As you says our modest little Resort, but always trying to improve it with new investments and reforms. We recently acquired a sufficient amount of deck loungers that are sure to meet... More 

Bowmanville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for our fifth time, in August. We had never been in this month. We usually go in April and October. We loved it! I'm guessing that about 90% of he clientele, were Cubans. I know many people disagree with me on this matter but we enjoyed it more than any other holiday. We have not always felt this... More 

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Francisco P, Director General at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Mr./Mrs., Thank you for your kind comments. The management and the staff work together to ensure that our guests have an unforgettable stay. We recently acquired a sufficient amount of deck loungers that are sure to meet the demands of our customers. We are also renovating appointed rooms. We have already begin the construction of the new Ranchón Beach... More 

Havana, Cuba
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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After long trip my wife and I arrived to the hotel at 1 pm and we had no rights to lunch or other hotel´s service since 4 pm (around 3 hours hungrier and thirsty). We spoke with Spanish General Manager of the hotel, I only said that this person is the most disrespectful person with customers... after that better don´t... More 

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Francisco P, Director General at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Joao C, Thank you for your kind comments. The management and the staff work together to ensure that our guests have an unforgettable stay. We are really sorry for not fulfilling your personal expectations. Our hotel has all conditions for the stars we are selling. I just must say that nobody from the hotel staff or myself have... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and stayed in room 181 from Aug 14 to Aug 18 2016. While the room was clean, the washroom was terrible, the door handle was falling off as well as the tiles on the skirting for the bathtub and the silicone caulking was mouldy. Most of the guests were Spanish speaking and while no one was rude, we... More 

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Francisco P, Director General at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Mr.&Mrs.: Thank you for your contact. First of all, on behalf of the Management, we want to apologize for the inconveniences that you could faced during your stay at ROC Barlovento Hotel. We booked the room according to your wishes you asked us . Near Beach , No Smoking , with king size bed and pool view . We... More 

Winkler
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for our long overdue honeymoon and had a horrible time. The beach was absolutely wonderful but lots of garbage. The staff were not nice to us at all and would not stop trying to sell us cigars. Other than that they wouldn't even talk to us as we couldn't afford to tip and that is the only... More 

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Francisco P, Director General at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ryan M, We are really sorry for not fulfilling your personal expectations. As advertised in our web page and other publications, the safe in room is not included. However, we charge a very affordable fee. Concerning the exchange of money, we work with the official rate, this changes depending on the orders provided by the bank. The area... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pluses: 1. to travel in August was nice as it helps not to stay in any waiting lines for food or drinks 2. staff is friendly 3. location is convenient 4. hotel's outline is nice and convenient 5. we are vegan but could find some appropriate fruit and veggies. Our diet was simple but there is nothing to complain 6.... More 

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Francisco P, Director General at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Miss/Mme Lara K, Thank you for your kind comments. The management and the staff work together to ensure that our guests have an unforgettable stay. First of all, on behalf of the Management, we want to apologize for the inconveniences that you could faced during your stay at ROC Barlovento Hotel. The area of the beach is public so... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Roc Barlovento is located on beachfront and just a few meters from town centre of Varadero only 25 km away from the airport.This large Caribbean-style resort is in perfect harmony with its natural surroundings along an extensive, fine white sanded beach and turquoise waters .Adults only hotel, over 16 years.Services Around the gardens, there are a tennis court, a solarium, three swimming pools and one jacuzzi. 3 Out Door Pools Sunbeds & Umbrellas Reception 24 hrsStores, shops Air Conditioning Tourism office GardensInternet, with charge Telephone and fax, with charg eMassage, with charge"All Inclusive" Services Buffet service for breakfast, lunch and dinner 3 á la carte restaurants (prior reservation required and upon availability) Fast food, snacks, grill y paellas. Cocktails, beverages: national and international brands. 24 hrs Service. Non motorized water sports (upon availability), snorkel, windsurf, kayak, pedalboatl, catamaran, windsurf . Voleyball, football, tennis, ping pong, billard, petanca, dards, archery and table games. Basket, beach volley, water polo- Gym Sunbeds andbeach/pool towels Day time entertainment programme: aerobics, yoga, dancing lessons, Spanish lessons, pool/beach games. Evening entertainment with a variety of international shows and theme nights (resident band and dancers)GastronomyThe All Inclusive offer includes, in addition to the three complete buffet meals per day, à la carte meals in the 3 specialty restaurants (with reservation) snacks, alcoholic as well as non-alcoholic drinks throughout the day. A great variety of gastronomical treats awaits our guests in the hotel’s 4 restaurants and 4 bars . The hotel offers a 24 hrs service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Roc Barlovento

Address: Ave 1ra e/ 9 y 12, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Price Range: $91 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Roc Barlovento 4*
Number of rooms: 293
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Also Known As:
Barlovento Hotel Varadero
Barlovento Cuba
Gran Caribe Club Barlovento
Hotel Barlovento
Barlovento Varadero
Hotel Style:
#24 Luxury Hotel in Varadero
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Varadero
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