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Mansion Xanadu

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#18 of 63 Hotels in Varadero
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Didn't stay at this hotel but visited for the experience and a drink in the 3rd floor bar. Well worth a visit for a couple of hours. The bar on the 3rd floor is stunning and serves a great gin & tonic. A very narrow, quirky little staircase takes you up instead of the old elevator. There was no-one else... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing setting right at the seafront. Impeccable service. Best lobster i had in cuba. Good mojito. Extensive choice of wines. Very expensive for cuban standards. 140 cuc in total for two choosing the three course lobster menu with drinks and a couple of glasses of housewine. I recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After travelling round Cuba for 2 weeks staying in casas prior to our trip to Xanadu, we were really excited for a bit of luxury. However I am sad to say that Xanadu did not live up to our expectations. The building itself is incredible and the views spectacular from our bedroom. Our bedroom felt like we were stepping back... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Our night at this hotel counts as one of my most memorable experiences. The rooftop bar is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been, with a 360-degree view of the ocean, an exquisite art deco bar, a dashing barman, a kindly old waiter and an excellent jazz band. As we were the only guests at the bar,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The grand estate of Irenee DuPont de Numours, built in 1929, and similar to the extravagant "summer homes" of Newport, RI. Right on the ocean, with opulent dining facilities, 18-hole golf course, and a bar/restaurant on top with spectacular views!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The former DuPont mansion perched on a rocky shoreline and surrounded by a golf curse is absolutely beautiful. We were fortunate enough to sit outside on the terrace overlooking the beach and the Caribbean. Service was attentive and friendly. Food prepared and presented by Chef Lima was world-class. People wanting to experience this level of luxury and ambiance are well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We were staying at Barcelo and came to Mansion Xanadu just to visit. Really beautiful place, well preserved and kept. We went to the bar on top floor, relaxing breeze and Mojito profesionally served. Strongly recommended and worth its 5 CUC price. The bar is the only place in Varadero that sells cigars on regular prices, not cheating. However their... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were staying at the Melia Varadero and this is an excellent destination to make when on a beach walk. It is an old mansion by the sea and has been done up for drinks and dinners, so a nice place to get refreshing drink if the weather is too hot. Worth a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

the Dupont mansion was built in the early 1930's and has been restored by the Cubans walk around the outside and admire the view and the architechure take the elevator to the 3rd floor and have a drink and view the entire peninsula through the glass windows enclosing the room and admire the woodwork in the ceiling

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Our tour group had drinks at the bar and lunch on the first floor of Mansion Xanadu. The upstairs views were spectacular and the beach was very nice as well. The exterior needs some work, but the interior of the former DuPont Mansion held up very well. Everyone in our group enjoyed the scenery and the lunch was very good.... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Mansion Xanadu

Address: Carretera Las Americas km. 8. 5, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Hotel Class:4 star — Mansion Xanadu 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Mansion Xanadu Hotel Varadero
Hotel Style:
#15 Luxury Hotel in Varadero
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