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Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort

Carretera Las Americas, Km. 3, Varadero, Cuba (Formerly Barcelo Solymar)
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Toronto, Ontario
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Kitchener, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Thank darrienmama
Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed here at this hotel 6 times. The rooms are clean and very nice. The buffet is well prepared and and a variety of foods for every one. The restaurants give you a wide variety of choices and more than you can possibly eat.The hotel staff are friendly and speak a variety of languages, English, French, even some... More 

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Thank bernie225
BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Dear friend "bernie225" of Barceló Solymar Arenas; First of all we would like to thank you for the time that you have invested in sharing your experience during your stay in our hotel, we are glad to know that you endorsed our property highly. We recognize that our staff plays a valuable role in the vacation experience of our guests... More 

Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always stay in the bungalow. They are quiet and clean. You can have garden view - Wich is as nice as the ocean view. They are like having your own little house. Some have living rooms and kitchens ! They all have balcony and the maid service is exceptional, yes I always leaf the ladies a tip, either products... More 

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

Dear Brenzy B, Thank you very much for sharing your opinion about our hotel in Tripadvisor Community. Has been a pleasure to know you found your expectations completed at Barceló Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort. We are very glad that you enjoy our bungalows and our services, which actually are remarkable. We appreciate also your mention to our staff as we... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I Dunno where to start. You Walk in this resort as walking into a dirty jungle. Rooms are dirty and nothing was working. No coffee maker, TV that doesn't work, safe doesn't open, had to get our keys re-made 4 times, broken tile in room, no lights at night, ants in the bathroom,no lights in the room. Honestly , this... More 

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

Dear carmensalsaa, Thank you for sharing your comments in Tripadvisor Community. We are very sorry to know your considerations about our hotel since our primary objective is to bring our customers the best experience in Varadero - Cuba. This off course includes that they feel comfortable in our hotel so we try to please the diversity of tastes and opinions.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love reviews and take pride on being one of the top 10 % reviewers from Miami area. There is so much I need to write about this place, but I know time is limited. The hotel is a one star if much. The service is poor to horrible, people have attitude, and I don't blame them, the working conditions... More 

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

Dear Wendyram, Thank you very much for sharing your comments on Tripadvisor Community. I am really sorry to know all the experiences you comment, mainly because our Barceló Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort staff works very hard to bring our customers the best of experiences in Varadero / Cuba. We appreciate your mention to our staff (Lala, Midalys y Onay), since... More 

Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel is at very low service, they did not have room offered available, the food and service is mediocre. I would never go back to spend my money in general. Beach is good but food is mediocre. Shows are horrible. Theater needs lots of work.

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

Dear aduleidyy, Thank you very much for sharing your comments in Tripadvisor Community. It is always welcome to receive our guest’s feedback. We are very sorry to know about the experiences you describe, as our main goal is to give our customers the best service and make the most comfortable days in Varadero / Cuba. Thank you very much for... More 

Montreal
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I never EVER write or take the time to complain but the vacation I booked with Sunwing after having a great experience with Sunwing in May at Sol Palmeras was A DISASTER AND AN UTTER FARCE! We booked Arenas Blancas and the couple we met there, they had arrived a day earlier, met us at RECEPTION and told us the... More 

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3 Thank dlc97
BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Dear dlc97, We are very sorry to know your considerations about our hotel during your stay, which was really short (only 1 night) - since our primary objective is to bring our customers the best experience in Barceló Varadero / Cuba. This off course includes that they feel comfortable in our hotel so we try to please the diversity of... More 

Airdrie, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Arena Blancas next to the Solymar but were able to use both resorts a real plus for the budget we were on the buffets had pretty good food with good service .There are 5 restaurants you can make reservations for we took Don Quixote it was Spanish and grest great food especially the veal in red... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here. 3rd time to Cuba. Front Desk staff: -The front desk staff remains calm and collected when the going gets crazy busy! -checked in late(a delayed arrival) Brian met us with a smile and assured us finding the bungalow room would be easy. He called after 10 minutes to see if everything was satisfactory. Room: -the bungalow room... More 

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3 Thank 4Sisters67
BarceloSmAb, Director General at Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort, responded to this review

Dear 4Sisters67, First of all we would like to thank you for the time that you have invested in sharing your experience during your stay in our hotel, we are glad to know that you endorsed our property highly. We recognize that our staff plays a valuable role in the vacation experience of our guests but reviews like yours serve... 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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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, Cuba (Formerly Barcelo Solymar)
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Price Range: $97 - $288 (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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