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Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrival at the airport, greeted by all females custom agents with smile, which was kind of nice unlike when i came back to Canada with idiots waiting to have their guns drawn on you, asking "interrogating" questions. Location, Probably the best in Varadero as its short few minutes walk to clubs and shopping, yet just away from the noise. Perfect.... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms and food are bland and boring, but the staff are awesome, they make up for it. Beach was great, and the drinks are always fantastic in Cuba. Love Holguin more as it is a bit quieter and more cantered to adults

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Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent for The food, The clearing,..... The choice of restaurant And two Buffet.....The pool and The beach The service is Excellent to. Near The disco Caille 62. And near the city. I Will be back soon......

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Thank clau1ro
BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Dear clau1ro, Thank you for sharing your opinion in Tripadvisor Community. We are pleased to know you enjoyed your stay at Barceló Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort. We appreciate your comment about our staff since we work daily to offer a high quality service that distinguishes us. Thank you again for your comments and we hope to see you again in... More 

Guelph
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome Beach! Older resort with friendly and helpful staff. A la carte's were great especially seafood love it! 15 minute walk to Varadero shops. The Beatles Club has great atmosphere. ....awesome music. Would defiantly go again :)

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1 Thank Bev Y
BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bev Y, We could not been more pleased to have you here for this special occasion. Your review is the best reward for our Talents; I will make sure they receive these great compliments. Whatever/Whenever at any time! We really hope to have you back with us soon on another meaningful occasion. Have a Wonderful Day, Juan Marqués General... More 

Gatineau, Canada
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went a couple of friends at the Arena Blanca the week of July 25th, 2016. Like all my reviews, I will be objective and I do not take anything personal, Let's start with the reception...polite, quick and efficient and with a smile! We then went to our room facing the ocean, very clean, furniture is recent...if I have to... More 

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BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Appreciated JAZROK, Allow us to thank you for taking the time to write this review in which you share your experience at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas with all Trip Advisor readers. We are pleased to know that your relaxing vacation with us was highlighted by the courteous attention of our staff, comfort room accommodation & amenities. We appreciate that points... More 

Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Arenas Blancas for 2 weeks. The beach is one of the best I have seen in my 5 trips to Varadero. The pools for the 2 hotels were very good .The Solymar was more of a party pool the Arenas Blancas calmer. The bar service at both was fine. Unlike some other reviews I found the... More 

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2 Thank Jim D
BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jim D, I'm pleased to hear that you liked the location of the hotel & you referred to the outstanding service we delivered to you. We will of course share your feeling with our Welcome, Style & Food & Beverage department; a great merit for our Talents. All the Barceló Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort Family is waiting for your... More 

Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in Cuba at a casa, I still like to enjoy a day at the pool :) We went to Barceló and paid $40CUC for a day pass which includes everything (except beach towels and a room of course). The food and buffet was good and had a lot of variety. The meat dishes were all really good and same... More 

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3 Thank spicegrl13
BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Dear spicegrl13, We could not been more pleased to have you here for this special Day Pass. Your review is the best reward for our Talents; I will make sure they receive these great compliments. Whatever/Whenever at any time! We really hope to have you back with us soon on another meaningful occasion. Have a Wonderful Day, Juan Marqués General... More 

Brampton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is old. A/C was poor in some rooms and great in others. Staff mostly look miserable. Can't say I blame them. Although we tipped there wasn't a lot of smiles. They tried to charge one of our party $100 CDN for two beach towels that went missing. They were cheap towels and certainly not worth $50 a towel. Pool... More 

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2 Thank Nikki C
BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nikki C, I want to express thanks for taking your time to write a review about Barceló Solymar Arenas Blancas; but I would like as well, express regret for haven’t made this vacations an unique experience, the way we like in Barceló Hotels. Your review has been very detailed, be sure I will bring it over all the departments... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there 7 times! About to go back in November. Food is good. Beach is amazing. The people the work there is awesome. They will help you out in anyway they can. Pool bar is alot of fun. Very safe for leaving the resort. Can walk into town. Excellent restaurant in the park. Beautiful at night. Night life; best experience... More 

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BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Dear joleenlapointe, We could not been more pleased to have you here for this special occasion. Your review is the best reward for our Talents; I will make sure they receive these great compliments. Whatever/Whenever at any time! We really hope to have you back with us soon on another meaningful occasion. Have a Wonderful Day, Juan Marqués General Manager More 

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at several resorts in Veradero but this is definitely my favourite. From the entrance , it is smiles and service all the way. The place is spotless and the food is quite good. The best part is the staff. Onay, is amazing and will go out of his way to help you. The bungalows are the great.... More 

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BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Appreciated Josie1942, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experiences on your recent stay here at the Barceló Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort. We are thrilled to hear you had such a wonderful time at our property and that you enjoyed our friendliness and service. We cannot wait to have you back with us soon! Juan Marqués General... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel Barceló Solymar stands right on the sea front of the top spot of Varadero beach, Cuba's best-known tourist destination. With a privileged setting just a few metres from the city centre, this exclusive resort, surrounded by beautiful gardens, offers a wide variety of services characterised by the excellent Barceló All-Inclusive program. Highly recommended for families, couples and those who enjoy diving and water activities in general. Guests at the Barceló Solymar and Barceló Arenas Blancas hotels can enjoy the facilities at either hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort

Address: Carretera Las Americas, Km. 3, Varadero 42200, Cuba (Formerly Barcelo Solymar)
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Price Range: $101 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 883
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Hotel Solymar
Barcelo Hotel Varadero
Barcelo Solymar Cuba
Barcelo Solymar Hotel Cuba
Barcelo Solymar Beach Resort
Barcelo Solymar Varadero Cuba
Barcelo Sol y Mar
Hotel Style:
#20 Top resorts Hotel in Varadero
#21 On the Beach Hotel in Varadero
#22 Luxury Hotel in Varadero
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