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Sol Cayo Santa Maria

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice people. 4th time in cuba and impressed by the food this time(great BBq). but unfortunatelly very big problems with water no water at all for 2 days and hot water on and off for the 7 days there. No more mini-bar refills and cant heaven get a can of beer to go up to the room. this is...

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear Frederic L, We are sorry to read your comments in regards of your stay with us; normally everyone always enjoys our resort very much. In our effort to continuously improve the quality of our service we put a great interest in our clients comments as their perceptions are the most important to us as this is the only way...

Sharon, Ontario Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at Sol 11 times and love going back. It's my 2nd home. The staff are very good and friendly. Just remember you are not at home with all your fancy amenities and you'll be fine. The food is always fresh and the buffet has many options. We go for the nude beach. It's lovely and semi private....

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear CBare52, Thank you for posting a review about your stay at Sol Cayo Santa María and for having chosen our hotel to spend your vacations. In the name of the Hotel Management, we would like to express you how pleased we are to read that you had enjoyed your staying among us as your review shows us and we...

Gdansk, Poland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in Sol Cayo Santa Maria in a week of 14 Oct- 21 Oct. 2016, great resort , great peaceful vacation and a great time. The place where the service is exceptional, food is amazing, fish is the best in the world. Entertainment Staff- You are a Stars, Housekeeping staff, your service is 5 Star, Bar staff Fabio,...

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear tomaszek767, Thank you for posting a review about your stay at Sol Cayo Santa María and for having chosen our hotel to spend your vacations. In the name of the Hotel Management, we would like to express you how pleased we are to read that you had enjoyed your staying among us as your review shows us and we...

Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just came back from hotel. I have a bit o mixed feelings but overall It was a nice stay and nice 8 days vacation. To make life easier for readers I'll break things up so everybody knows what I like and what I do not like. This is what I like: 1. Location - hotel is located on the island,...

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear Larry_MB, Thank you for posting a review about your stay at Sol Cayo Santa María and for having chosen our hotel to spend your vacations. In the name of the Hotel Management, we would like to express you how pleased we are to read that you had enjoyed your staying among us as your review shows us and we...

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the front desk check in to check out a week later - WOW! Our experience was fantastic! We're from Canada and we tip according to service. Though it is an all inclusive, you have to appreciate that the wait staff, chefs and servers all work for tips. We tipped on CDN standards and left generous tips each night. Those...

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear StaceyG1970, Thank you very much for your good comments. That is why our staff works for. We keep working every day to give all our best to our dear guest. We hope you can come back to Sol Santa Maria again. Best regards, Angel miguel Pereira General Manager

Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great holiday in Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba. This is the second time travelling to this part of Cuba. The flight was operated by Cubana Airlines. There seems to be some new resorts added to this part of Cuba since my last visit. The service in general from the staff at the Sol Cayo Santa Maria was great. They were friendly,...

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear Canada141, Thank you very much for your good comments. That is why our staff works for. We keep working every day to give all our best to our dear guest. We hope you can come back to Sol Santa Maria again. Best regards, Angel miguel Pereira General Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been at The Sol Cayo Santa three times. It is a small resort, very simple, being the oldest resort in Santa Maria, but the beach is amazing. The staff and the cleanliness all around are spot on and that is the reason I keep going back. The buffet is nothing special but u will not starve. The entertainment...

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear npchele, Thank you very much for your good comments. That is why our staff works for. We keep working every day to give all our best to our dear guest. We hope you can come back to Sol Santa Maria again. Best regards, Angel miguel Pereira General Manager

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed October 31, 2016

My wife and I just came back from here for our honeymoon. It was my first tropical vacation and I am thoroughly Happy! Although the hotel is old and many areas are in a state of disrepair, the atmosphere is wonderful, the resort beautiful, the beach well groomed, and the staff are second to none,so friendly, courteous, and funny. The...

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear CandyHippo, Thank you very much for your good comments. That is why our staff works for. We keep working every day to give all our best to our dear guest. We hope you can come back to Sol Santa Maria again. Best regards, Angel miguel Pereira General Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Did not stayed at hotel as on day trip. However, the place looked very nice and staff very friendly . the restaurant served very good food. Location super as right on the beach. Would like to return and stay for a few days.

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear koonlan1955, Thank you very much for your good comments. That is why our staff works for. We keep working every day to give all our best to our dear guest. We hope you can come back to Sol Santa Maria again. Best regards, Angel miguel Pereira General Manager

Bowmanville, Canada
Reviewed October 9, 2016

I love the Sol Cayo Santa Maria because the staff and the beach are the best in the Caribbean. The staff are friendly, polite, helpful and make one feel like part of their family. Thank you to Pancho, wonderful captain of the Italian restaurant, Yumi and Martha. Lachi, Adrian, Anet, Marbee, Robert, Leo, Mike, Yosvani and Joleioy are fabulous dancers...

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AngelMiguelPP, Director General at Sol Cayo Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear Bruni E, Thank you very much for your good comments. That is why our staff works for. We keep working every day to give all our best to our dear guest. We hope you can come back to Sol Santa Maria again. Best regards, Angel miguel Pereira General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In an island paradise off the northern coast of Cuba stands the All Inclusive 4-star Sol Cayo Santa Maria hotel (300 rooms). Ideal for simply relaxing or for exploring the clear ocean bottom and neighboring keys that surround this marvelous Cuban tourist destination. Enjoy an unforgettable holiday with your family, all included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sol Cayo Santa Maria

Address: Cayo Santa Maria | Villa Clara, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Cayo Santa Maria
Price Range: $97 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sol Cayo Santa Maria 4*
Number of rooms: 300
Also Known As:
Sol Cayo Santa Maria Hotel Cayo Santa Maria
Sol Hotel Cayo Santa Maria
Cayo Maria Santa Sol
Sol Cayo Santa Maria Cuba
Cayo Santa Maria Sol
Hotel Style:
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#10 Luxury Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Stay around the pool. dont go there for snorkeling.”
 of 5 bubbles fredericl589, 6 days ago | Read review
“Rooms on the south side are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles tomaszek767, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“all rooms within decent walking distance of beach and food.”
  • the bed.
  • pretty floor
  • our lovely secluded balcony
  • our room
 of 5 bubbles CandyHippo, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“Look for another place to stay...”
  • bathroom 4 stars
  • bathroom 4 stars
  • bathroom 4 stars
  • terrasse 4 stars
 of 5 bubbles solerf67, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid it unless they have done major renovation on their water system.”
 of 5 bubbles mtwcheng, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
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