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Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just returned from this resort. To sum it up I shall say we decided to look at the cup half full and found a way to have a great time. We had booked a bungalow with 2 beds and when we arrived we were put in the hotel with one bed saying they had nothing available. This was very awkward... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

That was my last time in Cuba and in this resort. it was recommended to us a friend's friend of mine. even though there were many hotel/resorts who had better reviews in Varadero and even cheaper fares. but we ended up picking up Barcelo Solymar. The resort might not be too fancy, but the least to say, it was decent.... More 

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Strumica, Republic of Macedonia
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Barcelo Solimar at the bungalows. They room was very big, the bed was California double king size:). It was very clean, the only problem was the hot water in the room , but they offered us a transfer in another bungalow with better view. They had a variety of foods, offered at two restaurants in the resort.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We watched this video on Youtube of these girls having an amazing time in Varadero and instantly knew that was the hotel we needed to stay at so we booked this hotel for $150/room for 2 people. Not bad at all for all inclusive. During check in, I was really upset to find out that when I paid online it... More 

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Thank Aria S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm interested in knowing who some of these reviewers are referring to in regards to rude staff. I was met with warm greetings and smiles. 4 buddies and I just got back 2 weeks ago and we still reflect on the amazing time. We're not picky with food, we're not there for that reason. We're there to meet people our... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was 2 different resorts. One is the Arenas Blancas and the other Solymar. I was in Solymar. The one was supposed to be 5 stars Hotel. The true. Maybe long time ago was in all the marvelous commodities all the 5 start hotel had. Today maybe gain 2. The building design are pretty, with natural plants everywhere inside. The... More 

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

Dear angela r, On behalf of our team we would like to thank you for choosing Barceló Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort among all hotels in Varadero for your stay in Cuba, as well as for your time and effort writing all your considerations about our services and facilities. First of all I would like to apologize for the impression you... More 

Mississauga, Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took my daughter and her friend for their senior trip. It was recommended as a nice resort and a fun place. Absolutely disappointing. We paid for a villa the tried to put us in a shared accommodations. Food was the worst I had on my six trips to Cuba. The place need to spend some of the money we pay... More 

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

Dear appreciated guest, After reading your review, we would like to transmit you that we are sorry to know that we did not fulfill your expectations and for the inconvenients you may had during your stay. We work every day in order to improve our service and your suggestions are always welcome, thank you for your valuable time and feedback,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First hotel in varadero after a fantastic 4 night stay in Havana. Not the best hotel in anyway but the bonus is the beautiful weather and the beach!! The daiquiris helped us enjoy the holiday but wouldn't return! Very friendly staff but the rest was a let down for us. Loved cuba but sadly not this hotel.

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

Dear Chaps18, Thank you for posting your comment about our hotel on Tripadvisor community. We are pleased that your stay at our hotel has been nice, that you appreciate ours facilities, staff and the beach. It is good to know that you enjoyed our daiquiris. Let me to tell you that our hotel is in a remodeling process to continue... More 

Toronto, Ontario
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to Veradero more than 15 times and have found the SOLYMAR resort to be my favourite manly due to the staff. They are always willing to assist and go out of their way to make my vacations memorable.

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

Dear wallaceb782, Thank you for posting your positive comment about our hotel on Tripadvisor community. We are pleased to have loyal customers who return year after year and this is our raison d'etre. We recognize that our staff plays a valuable role in the vacation experience of our guests but reviews like yours serve us to motivate us even more;... More 

Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kids are 14 and 9. We were on the 3rd floor ocean view room. View was beautiful. We had ants in our room and the beds were not very comfortable. We had told front desk about the ants and she said she would let the cleaning lady know. The next day, after the room was cleaned the ants were gone... More 

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

Dear darrienmama, Thank you very much for sharing your comments on Tripadvisor Community. First of all thank you also for the excelent opinion you made of our rooms - sea views, food, beach, the entertainment and our location. I am really sorry to know your disagree about the ants in your room. I don't know exactly details about your complaint,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
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: $99 - $295 (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
#23 Luxury Hotel in Varadero
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