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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Melia Cayo Coco in Feb 2016 and had a great holiday (see review) and thought we would try out Melia Paradisus Rio de Oro in November/Early Dec 2016 After a first few cloudy days the weather was brilliant for the rest of the 3 weeks.The pool is exceptional and the beach is long enough for a short walk...

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Celebrated my silver wedding anniversary here. Have to say I've got grumpier in my old age but have not a single complaint about this hotel or Cuba in general. Beautiful place and lovely people. My only negative and its purely personal, we had our anniversary dinner at the Royal Service restaurant, very pretty but slightly lacking in atmosphere, much preferred...

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing place,lovely people cant do enough for you,Royal Service is just the best,only stayed a week,such a relaxing place,nothing is to much trouble,Excellent service in Resturants,,fantasticially clean hotel,I will deffinately being returning.

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1Thank lala59_10
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have been to the paradisus rio de oro 3 times and have already booked our 4th for may 2017. This hotel, it's staff the whole experience is excellent. The grounds it's in are kept beautiful and the garden staff very happy always a wave and "hola" the Buffett staff work hard to ensure you have everything you need the...

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2Thank Elle2703
paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Elle2703, We are very grateful to you for posting a review on this important site, as a result of your fifth visit to our resort. It is very rewarding for us to read the nice comments that you have on the enjoyment of your vacation and we truly look forward to welcoming you in May for your 4th stay...

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What makes a holiday ? People do and we cannot praise enough the service, friendliness and desire to please from ALL staff at this wonderful hotel. Yes we can moan about the little issues that supposedly affect our enjoyment like the WiFi, kettles or hot water but they are insignificant to the overall pleasure that this hotel brings. Stayed for...

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paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Deuce-n-in, We feel particularly thrilled by the way you express your satisfaction of your second vacation at our resort and love to learn how much you have enjoyed the festivities prepared for you during the Christmas and New Year period. Thank you so much for recognizing the excellence of our employees in their daily performance and their genuine desire...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and myself, plus a couple we have travelled with many times on cruises and resorts were First timers here. My wife and I have been to Cuba at least 10 times and our friends were Rookies to Cuba. Well PRDO, IS THE BEST .Everything within 10 minutes of our Suite, food, water pool or beach, activity centre, all...

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paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear NeveragainBoganville, It makes us very happy to read your review and your great comments about your recent first stay at our resort and we would like to thank you for your kindness in expressing your full satisfaction of your vacation, from our facilities to the food we serve at the restaurants. We feel much honored to learn that we...

St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I, both seniors, stayed one week at the Paradisus Rio de Ora in Cuba mid-January 2017. We booked this trip through Sunwing/Signature and it was great value for the money. Five star, all-inclusive and adult-only; bring it on! Our only disappointment on arrival was our room; it was on the ground floor and we think it was...

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paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Away2long, It is with satisfaction that we read your review and learn that we were able to fulfill your expectations of a relaxing time at our resort. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed our facilities, the grounds, the entertainment, the restaurants and the level of service delivered by our employees. Please accept our apologies for the...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Having just arrived back to the uk from yet again an other outstanding stay at the Rio De Oro, what can I say about this small piece of paradise. Well this was our third trip back in 2016 and we have booked again to return in May 2017.... the reason for this is because the RDO has an ambience that...

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paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear nr151eg, We are sincerely thrilled by your review and would like to let you know how much we appreciate your great support and amazing loyalty. It is a true honor for the entire team of Paradisus Rio de Oro to count on guests of your caliber and we have no words to express how grateful we are to you...

Airdrie, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After staying at many all-inclusive resorts in different countries, this one is in the top of our favorites. The beach is perfect, we snorkeled almost every day and saw lots of fish. The water is very clear and you never get tired of looking at the beautiful shades of blue. We liked the size of the resort, it's large in...

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paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear heinekengirl, It is with great delight that we read your review and the very kind comments that you have written, based on your very recent stay at our resort. We sincerely love to know how much you have enjoyed our hotel, from its beach and the snorkeling, the restaurants and the food offered, the activities and the entertainment, some...

Warsash, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Looking forward to seeing what Easter 2018 is like, as we had a wonderful stay over the festive season, we lost 2 nights due a 29 hour delay at Gatwick, so arrived stressed and exhausted in the dark. After a champagne welcome we were whisked to our room in an electric buggy by a lovely concierge who carried our cases...

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Dear 20HiLarY55, We are sincerely delighted by your review and would like to thank you for taking the time to write in details what your experience at our resort has been during your recent vacation. It is with true pleasure that we read your comments on our facilities, the food and the drinks served, the entertainment, the Spa and so...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Bahia de Naranjo Natural Park, in Playa Esmeralda, on the northern coast of Holguin province. Five-Star Ultra All Inclusive Eco-Resort with 354 rooms. Conceived only for adults aged 18 years or more. Maximum comfort and perfection in its private Royal Service area for a fabulous experience in a world apart. Recommended for weddings, honeymoons, incentive trips and wellness/spa. Guest Rooms 354 rooms: 254 Junior Suites, 24 Luxury Junior Suites, 16 Luxury Junior Suites Ocean View, 2 Suites Deluxe, 36 Master Junior Suites Royal Service, 14 Master Junior Suites Ocean View Royal Service, 6 Master Junior Suites Luxury Royal Service, 2 Garden Villas Royal Service. Dining: 8 Restaurants (A la Carte, Buffet), 5 Bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa

Address: Playa Esmeralda, Crta Guardalavaca, Holguin 007, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Holguin
Price Range: $250 - $563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 354
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Also Known As:
Paradisus Rio De Oro Resort And Spa
Paradisus Rio De Oro Hotel Holguin
Paradisus Hotel Guardalavaca
Rio De Oro Paradisus
Paradisus Rio De Oro Cuba
Hotel Paradisus Rio De Oro
Paradisus Rio De Oro Resort & Spa Cuba/Holguin
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“Stay in JuniorSuite, Building 19 was dead centre”
 of 5 bubbles NeveragainBoganville, 5 days ago | Read review
“Mildew sensitive? Ask for a second-floor room. Bldg #11 - noisy at night”
 of 5 bubbles Away2long, 5 days ago | Read review
“All Junior suite of good size. Deluxe are small bungalows with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles LorraineClayden, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms 40 and 42 block best”
 of 5 bubbles keithH998, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 3517, refurbished and close to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkP697, 1 week ago | Read review
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