Hotel Club Tropical

Ave 1ra E/ Calle 21 Y 23, Varadero 42200 Cuba
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#10 of 30 all-inclusives in Varadero
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Looking for a place to stay in Varadero? Then look no further than Hotel Club Tropical, a family-friendly hotel that brings the best of Varadero to your doorstep.

Hotel Club Tropical is a family-friendly hotel offering air conditioning in the rooms.

Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and breakfast, which have made this a popular choice among travellers visiting Varadero.

Given the close proximity to Iglesia Santa Elvira (1.3 mi), guests of Hotel Club Tropical can easily experience one of Varadero's most popular landmarks.

Travellers looking to enjoy some shrimp can head to Varadero 60, La Casa De Al, or La Gruta. Otherwise, you may want to check out a cafe such as Terracita's Cafe.

During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Artecru (0.7 mi) and Parque Central (1.2 mi), which are all within walking distance of the hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Hotel Club Tropical as you experience everything Varadero has to offer.

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Property amenities
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Water sport equipment rentals
Children's playground
Kids pool
Airport transportation
Facial treatments
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Poolside bar
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Nightclub / DJ
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
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Nicole M wrote a review Mar 2023
Ottawa, Canada158 contributions116 helpful votes
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I have just finished my 21st vacation at Club Tropical and I am very happy with my experience. Club Tropical has been renovated and it looks amazing. The new
Manager, Mr. Barbaro Honorio Dias Gonsalez has to be the very best Manager in all the years I have been going to Tropical. Every day he is very hands-on and very visible everywhere in the Hotel . The changes at Club Tropical are totally amazing from the reception area, rooms, dining room to the 2 bars. Kudos (elogios) to the Manager for all his good management and hard work. Tropical is a very well situated quaint hotel in town with a wonderful beach and pool. Because it is a smaller hotel, the staff remembers you from year to year. One has the impression of being part of a family, not just another tourist as we have experienced at larger and pricier hotels in Varadero. I have been to Varadero 56 times and I have stayed in many different hotels 3*, 4* hotels, and I still come back to Club Tropical because of the ambiance. As usual, the excellent Public Relation Representative "Emilce" went out of her way to welcome us and to keep in touch and make sure that I was happy with my accommodation and service. No need to worry because we found our room always well cleaned by smiling and helpful maids whom we have known for many years. The hotel has been making great efforts to improve every year. The number of chairs and beds around the pool and on the beach are plentiful. The staff are always very helpful and friendly. The food and soup were very good but sometimes a bit repetitive. We were a bit disapointed with the fact that there was no pasta bar this year. I assume that pasta was not accessible to the hotel this year. There was plenty and a good variety of fresh fruits, raw or cooked vegetables, meat and fish. I think people need a reality check, when you go to Cuba you are not in Canada so enjoy the beach, the sun, the lovely Cuban people and stop being negative about the food and little things that don't really matter. If you want a 5* hotel go for it. It might not be as good as you might think. Myself I prefer a 3* hotel in the centre of Varadero where you are close to restaurants, the "hop-on, hop-off bus which stops right in front of the hotel, the many flea markets close by. The proximity to downtown Varadero is a bonus if you like to take walks and catch the local scenery/routine.
ClubTropical offers excellent value for an economy hotel and I would not hesitate to recommend it to my family and friends or anyone seeking a pleasant vacation "Without having to break the Bank". Finally, many staff members speak english and some speak french. The only negative issue is that they need to do some work with the hardware in the bathrooms in the rooms and the pipes. The pipes are a bit rusted. Club Tropical was full when we went for our 2 weeks vacation and I know why, it is wonderful place to stay in Varadero.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Book early this quaint little hotel gets book very fast.
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Deborah D wrote a review Feb 2023
5 contributions2 helpful votes
We love this resort!
This was our first visit and we’re so pleased with our choice.
We found the food to be plentiful and well presented and the bars were well stocked. I can’t say enough about the service…top notch!
The location was ideal for exploring the downtown area and there are many good restaurants within a short walk. We particularly enjoyed a nearby coffee place a couple of blocks from the resort to have an espresso and do a little people watching! We met many other travellers there as well as locals.
There are plenty of palapas for shade on a beautiful stretch of beach that is only steps away to enjoy the ocean.
Cuba Day was fantastic with different bands and great entertainment for the kids…loved it!
We will return.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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hendygirl wrote a review Feb 2023
Llanelli, United Kingdom105 contributions53 helpful votes
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We don't normally go to all inclusive hotels, but we booked this as a
"Last few days" rest and recuperation before flying back to Blighty.
The staff were lovely, always smiling and helpful. Special thanks to
Ernesto who couldn't do enough. The food was good, the room was
comfortable with a balcony overlooking the main street. A bus stop
right outside for the Varadero hop on hop off tour bus, well worth $5
for an all day ticket.
Good entertainment in the afternoons and evenings
The beach was only a short step from the 24 hour snack bar, and it is
a beautiful beach with soft white sand and crystal
clear water. Free kayak, paddle board, catamaran usage.
Some colourful characters frequented the various bars, that made the
place more interesting.
The only bad bit is that there are no lifts, and my husband had to
carry me up two flights of stairs after a few rums.
All in all we had a great time, and would definitely go again.
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Bill M wrote a review Feb 2023
5 contributions12 helpful votes
We returned to Club Tropical after a 2 year covid absence. The hotel has seen some improvements since our last visit. The lobby area has been remodelled, a new children's play area built, a boardwalk to the beach, and a new beach bar was getting the final touches. The Wi-Fi worked much better than before and is a bargain at about 25 cents/hour.
There are no a la carte restaurants at the hotel but the buffet provided a good selection. There are restaurants nearby which are affordable - El Torro, La Sangria, and the Pink Cow come to mind.
The hotel seems determined to raise its star rating. Unfortunately, years of being a bargain hunters destination has left it with a core of regular customers who might not be consistent with becoming a more family oriented operation. The management and staff are motivated but the clientele may hold them back.
All in all it's a good hotel. Lots of hot water, clean, friendly staff, a/c worked well, reasonably good food, and no problem getting at seat poolside or at the beach. The biggest plus is the location - walk out the front door and you're downtown, walk out the back door and you're on the finest beach in the world.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Brenda W wrote a review Jan 2024
1 contribution1 helpful vote
I've tried a number of resorts over the years in Varadero but this is my favorite by far!
Just returned from my 5th vacation here and highly recommend it. Each year they continue to invest in noticeable upgrades and improvements that make it always comfortable and welcoming.
The staff are always amazing and the location is incomparable.
They have brought on new and young staff in the Lobby Bar who appear to be in training but I'm sure they will improve with experience. Ernesto is the BEST, he makes sure your luggage gets where it needs to be when it needs be there. He is also way more, just ask him!
I didn't experience any notable shortages that affected the quality of my experience and truly recommend Club Tropical to anyone looking for a relaxing, enjoyable Varadero vacation!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Small, intimate and quiet resort.
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darlene h wrote a review Mar 2023
1 contribution2 helpful votes
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Newly renovated and under new management. We’ve stay at this hotel for fifteen years and it has improved yet still only rated as a 2 1/2 star. It was always a great price for us especially being right on the beach and downtown. Quit an improvement.
Nice to see the familiar staff from previous years, Pino, William, Carmelita, Ernesto just to name a few and some new staff particularly then entertainers - Randy and Isabel, and our maid who always had a smile. Room (1104). Reception staff , some familiar faces and some new were pleasant and always helpful.
They presented a lovely cake by the pool for my husband’s birthday. I’m sure our friend Denise who was the original public relations employee had a hand in this.
Food has improved with the exception of the snack bar, however, we must remember that food shortages are a reality in Cuba.
Well done to new manager, and Emilce.
Larry and Darlene Hale.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: A very nice small hotel. Not crowded and right on beach and in centre of town. Money was a...
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ChistineC956 wrote a review Mar 2023
Leeds, United Kingdom217 contributions79 helpful votes
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Probably the worst hotel I have been to. Rooms are in dire need of updating or even redecoration woukd help. Bed lumpy, shower called up. Room door unpainted with rusty hinges. Glass pane m8ssing in bathroom door. Hand towels but no bath. Loud music every night. Food edible but far too many carbs. Furniture around site dirty as though being sat on by people in wet costumes. Only plus was the beach
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: If you want peace then avoid. I woukd rather pay for my drinks than go all inclusive here.
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LevTovZohar wrote a review Dec 2023
Medicine Hat, Canada29 contributions22 helpful votes
We stayed 5-19 Dec 23. Our rooms overlooked the pool. Despite the rough economy, food was plentiful. Staff was simply outstanding. The management was very committed (mgmt by walking around). I'm returning March 12th to my forever Cuba Resort. This was my 10th trip to Cuba. Having stayed in many resorts, I recommend the older resorts downtown. Special thanks to Jolly, Lazaro and Sueajay. The Animation Team made flawless adjustments as the weather was rainy and windy. I especially treasured meeting so many "repeaters" who add character to the experience. More Western Canadians should visit here. Overall, an outstanding and memorable vacation in every regard.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: A tip, whilst not obligatory, is incredibly appreciated by the staff in these times.
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cubaamor wrote a review Dec 2023
San Andres, Philippines42 contributions18 helpful votes
Everything was excellent: service second to none from the buffet chef Adel Diaz ; a ready smile from server Kenya,; manager Osvaldo who was attentive. Room was comfortable and the location was right downtown. All these made my stay extraordinary. Thanks very much to all.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Trip type: Travelled solo
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Juan Manuel S wrote a review Apr 2023
9 contributions6 helpful votes
stands out -Food with more than 20 main dishes that include red, white, and blue meats, which includes fish of various qualities such as roast grouper, lobster, squid, hake, etc., beef, pork, chicken, various sausages and most of them cooked in the iron in a personalized way, various cheeses, vegetable salads in incredible combinations and flavors, vegetables with very different presentations, combinations and dressings, breads in a variety, fruit cocktails to think about, custards, pastries, broths, etc. -drinks of almost every kind from tequila whiskey, brandy, ron, cocktails and everything in five bars, from spaces facing the sea to intimate and air-conditioned -tremendous animation where games, bingo and music stand out -Good condition and comfort of the rooms, cable TV in 5 languages - If all that were not enough, the attention is exceptional, everyone asks how you feel, what problem you have, how you are going, from the hotel manager to the simplest employee. Everyone revolves around serving you quickly and to your liking, they even serve you on the beach. You see many employees communicating in different languages. - And the special thing in addition to the above, if the whole story seems more than 5 stars, the price is 3. - The staff combines people with many years of work with very new personnel who, although less experienced, are not without the question "what do you want to drink, how do I serve it?" The willingness and delivery is unanimous - There is no shortage of problems, although minor, but they are resolved quickly. - The norm of the hotel is not the protocols but the attention. - The location is very close to several attractive places, eclipse bar, craft park, bus station, etc. This is not a promotion, it is my honest opinion after more than 15 visits to the hotel TROPICAL CLUB, VARADERO,
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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mgalexiou wrote a tip 25 Feb
Winnipeg, Canada3 contributions
"Book early as Club Tropical can get booked up."
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Brenda W wrote a tip Jan 2024
1 contribution1 helpful vote
"Small, intimate and quiet resort. "
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LevTovZohar wrote a tip Dec 2023
Medicine Hat, Canada29 contributions22 helpful votes
"A tip, whilst not obligatory, is incredibly appreciated by the staff in these times."
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ChistineC956 wrote a tip Mar 2023
Leeds, United Kingdom217 contributions79 helpful votes
"If you want peace then avoid. I woukd rather pay for my drinks than go all inclusive here. "
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darlene h wrote a tip Mar 2023
1 contribution2 helpful votes
"A very nice small hotel. Not crowded and right on beach and in centre of town. Money was a challenge this year as it changed to Cuban peso. "
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Club Tropical
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Club Tropical?
Nearby attractions include Josone Park (0.7 km), Varadero Street Market (0.4 km), and CompasBar (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Club Tropical?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Club Tropical?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a desk, and a pool view.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Club Tropical?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Club Tropical?
Conveniently located restaurants include Salsa Suárez Restaurant-Bar, Don Alex, and Terracita's Café.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Club Tropical?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Club Tropical have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Club Tropical offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Club Tropical?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Club Tropical?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Cueva de Ambrosio (13.0 km).
Does Hotel Club Tropical have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.