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Barcelo Solymar

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Carretera Las Americas, Km. 3, Varadero 42200 CubaSee on map
AMENITIES
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Free parking
Breakfast included
Air conditioning
Beachfront
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Non-smoking rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Room #1357 Hotel is extremely run down. Mold in shower heads and tubs DANGEROUS rust along tub Musty blankets Balcony door does not lock and front door is old and wobbly does not feel safe Multiple staff had no idea how to get bandaid or...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Patrice M
Response from BarceloSmAb, Gerente at Barcelo SolymarResponded May 7, 2019

Hola!! We were very disappointed to read your experience during your stay in our Barceló Solymar 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. Guest Services

Reviewed May 2, 2019

I stayed for 7 days at this amazing place, i got to tell the service is great, the staff is always smiling and ready to assist you. I really loved the beach, the most beautiful one i have ever seen. My room was spectacular, with...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank willyalexander2019
Response from BarceloSmAb, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelo SolymarResponded May 4, 2019

Dear Willyalexander2019, We are thrilled to read that you felt welcome and supported from the moment you arrived until the moment you departed and will not fail to share your compliments with the entire réception team as we know it will be a great source...More

Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I went there for four days and I could not wait to go home. Room had no hot water, no blankets, leaking toilet. For two days we were requesting at least to fix hot water, and every time the answer was “we...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Response from BarceloSmAb, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelo SolymarResponded April 30, 2019

Goog Afthernoon Dear Kravty. We were most concerned to read your remarks on the service you expérienced whilst staying among us, mostly because your comments do not reflect the usual standard of service we strive to ensure for our guests, nevertheless please rest assured that...More

Reviewed April 28, 2019

Ok so i just got back from solymar yesterday. I am not a picky person . I have been to Cuba 3 times.I believe I have an understanding of the way things work This was a family trip. thank goodness we upgraded when we got...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Manoli M
Response from BarceloSmAb, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelo SolymarResponded April 30, 2019

Dear Manoli. Thank you for your insights regarding our buffets, although we lament reading that we weren't able to meet your culinary wishes on this occasion, please rest assured that your comments will be shared with our Chefs to enhance our future guests' dining expériences....More

Reviewed April 28, 2019

Worth the read for new travelers. We had our very first trip down south and tried Cuba. We did our research and read hundreds of reviews from different resorts, all had horrible and amazing reviews. We chose Solymar because of the location. We are a...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Description
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, it’s the perfect place to combine rest and More relaxation with a wide array of exciting activities. At a short distance from downtown Varadero. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Free parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Air conditioning
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Room service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
525
Price range
$77 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort
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
Location
Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
525
Price range
$77 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas Resort
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
Location
Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero

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Traveler11317490130
June 20, 2019|
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Response from m3ph | Reviewed this property |
Hi, its probably the sun over there that helped your skin, not the shampoo
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June 12, 2019|
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Response from Fra05 | Reviewed this property |
yes, there are communicating rooms, for American tourist there are no problems, instead for american credit cards and dollars it is a problem all over the island, bring Canadian dollars or euro
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June 7, 2019|
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Response from BarceloSmAb | Property representative |
Estimado cliente, usted puede hacer uso de las instalaciones sin problema a partir de esa hora, guardaremos su equipaje en nuestro cuarto de maletas. Saludos.
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"Don't face the pool, avoid main building first floor over disco. Best rooms are higher levels facing..."
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"Rooms facing the pool can get very noisy especially at weekends when the Cubans are there"
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"email the hotel and ask for a good room before you go"
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"Don't come here"
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