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Land of Anne
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a frame of reference: we have lived in the tropics, are on vacation with family - enjoy a drink or two but are not on vacation to party. 1. Resort is large, but even at the far end you are only 750m from the beautiful beach - at most a 10 minute walk. Very welcome exercise after eating at...

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Bedford, Canada
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I actually read over the reviews that were written during the time that we were there and I was quite taken aback by a lot of the comments. Firstly I would like to say you are going to a country that is poor and has limited resources. Also a large some of these travellers got some pretty good deals during...

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Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile
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I am a bit astonished by some negative comments that I just read. Yes, it is not the perfect place but, nothing is perfect in life, and the difference is in the quality, attention and dedication of the peoples that PRESENTLY try and improve the place, service, and commodities EVERY DAY BETTER. For such reason, I/we enjoyed our stay over...

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2Thank caturiri
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can stay anywhere but when you're on vacation you expect it to be stress free. It's listed as a 4.5 star. Who rates these hotels? This is really a 2 star. Check in was ok. The front desk staff are not very helpful or friendly. Sorry is the commoyn response. The room. 12306 Although the room was ok, it...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

First the negative: The hotel is understaffed or overbooked therefore service somewhat suffers on busy weeks. We were being moved from one buffet to the other constantly which was a little tiring. The room we had in bldg 15 had a lovely view of the highway (not). The rooms are outdated but livable. Not much hot water for us. (Lukewarm)....

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Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I returned from this resort yesterday. Before we left we upgraded to the superior room and glad that we did as the standard rooms are quite far away from the beach. The superior rooms still are too far for my liking, in fact unable to see beach from the resort. If you want beach side this is not the resort...

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belnan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Vacation April 15-22,2017. The resort has a beautiful beach, windy weather made for lots of fun in the waves. Snorkelling was not good because of windy weather. The grounds are well maintained, however, the swimming pools are not. Lots debris and algae, not very well kept at all. Rooms are average for standard rooms. The maid kept it clean. Towels...

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Brockville, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I'd like to start by saying my husband and I are not picky people. As long as we have a clean room, hot food and a nice beach we are pretty happy. This was our first time in Cuba as we usually go to Mexico. I knew that going to Cuba we had to lower our standards a little bit...

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Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first ever trip. I was not impressed. The people I was with said this was one of the worst times they had had. We upgraded our package to "Diamond Club", the only perk I found was the separate seating in the buffet. We were told service on the beach(NOT), late checkout, NOT, in fact, we were out...

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1Thank raeellen2017
Stratford, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been to Cuba. We get it. It's not home and I don't expect it to be anywhere near such. This last trip has nudged me on to share experiences. April 10-17, 2017. Must have been a sale or something. The resort was far overbooked.When having to wait in line to enter the buffet I question If management were prepared...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy Cuba's blissful year-round climate, stunning white sand beaches, and crystal clear waters with a stay at the luxurious Grand Memories Varadero. Elegant and spacious guestrooms are available in a variety of room categories in our child-friendly and Adults-Only sections. Lounge by the dazzling pools, get active with a variety of land and water sports, work out at the fitness centre, or pamper yourself at the luxurious spa. Children will have a great time at our Kids Club, which features a children's play area with supervised games and activities. Guests of the Adults-Only area will enjoy extra luxuries such as complimentary 24-hour room service, club house, cigar room, butler service and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Memories Varadero

Address: Km 18.5 Autopista Sur | Parque Natural Punta Hicacos, Varadero 42200, Cuba (Formerly Hotel Riu Varadero)
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Price Range: RM537 - RM1,453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Memories Varadero 4*
Number of rooms: 1110
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#5 Spa Hotel in Varadero
#26 Top resorts Hotel in Varadero
#29 On the Beach Hotel in Varadero
#29 Luxury Hotel in Varadero
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“Blocks 21, 21, 23, 24 are close to the swimming pool at to the beach and, of course, the Diamond Club offers better privileges.”
caturiri, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't go to the std room buildings 11/12/13. They're too far away from everything.”
paulmil2017, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“buildings 21, 23 and 24 are closer to the beach, but still a bit of a walk.”
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“The standard rooms are next to a swimming pool but across the resort from the beach.”
991Sherrie_Lee, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“My room sucked. Not cleaned very well. Not stocked very well for clean towels. The cleaning lady was sweet until our last day.”
raeellen2017, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
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