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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beach was absolutely beautiful. Me and my girlfriend were scared that the beach would not be as good as places like Punta Cana. The beach was perfect white sand, no rocks, no shells, turquoise ocean, long beach, shallow for a long time. Resort is beautiful everywhere, many pools, awesome landscaping, many many many acres. CONS: - Staff has VERY...

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Edmundston, Canada
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Playa Cayo Santa Maria I just returned from a vacation with my family (Dec 30th - Jan 6th) and this resort was really nice overall. Arrival : When we arrived, there wasn't anything that indicated where the people with a Montecristo package (quick check-in and no waiting) we're supposed to go so we went behind another couple who seemed to...

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1Thank Megan P
Toronto
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This was our second trip to Cuba, our first being a few years ago to Playa Pesquero in Holguin. Beach/Pools We LOVED the beach at this hotel, probably the most beautiful beach we have ever seen. People do reserve loungers but the attendant can always find you a spot. If you're a group of 4 or more, I'd come down...

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1Thank doberwoman
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria Feb 10th-Feb 17th. Check in: It was a bad start. Arrived late, about 1 a.m. and the check-in process took so long it was awful. The receptionist at the front desk wasn't happy, wasn't helpful and left me feeling worried about the rest of my vacation. Room: I did like the room,...

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STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO CANADA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have heard horrible things about the quality of All Inclusive s in Cuba as well as the food. This year we decided to give it a try as prices to Jamaica and the Mayan where we usually go were just to high. We chose the Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria based on the TripAdvisor reviews which were all positive!...

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2Thank KAYANDDEE
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed Feb9-16. Flew Airtransat Direct from London. Great flight and great service on flight. Kudos to Marta customer service she went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. From room selection to alacartes.Big hug to you! Mario at the buffet always waiting with a big smile and open arms. Rooms were average but had everything you needed. Food was...

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4Thank Chris S
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I'm really confused by the amount of excellent reviews this resort has received. My wife and I just returned from this resort two days ago. A lot of our decision to go to this resort was based on the amount of positive reviews. That was a mistake. Please read the poor/ terrible reviews as well before deciding to book this...

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6Thank Elliot144
Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time away and could not of chosen a better place. The resort meet all of our exceptions and more. As we got out of the Cuban airport we were greeted by Air Transat team pointing us to the bus to take to our hotel. Bus was very comfortable and had a/c. Was an 1.5 hour bus ride to the...

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8Thank denise s
Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time visitor and traveled alone from Feb 11 to Feb 21, 2017. I had know idea I would become so attached to so many friendly people, who I now call my friends. The Hotel Playa Caya was amazing in every way, all the staff worked very hard and long hours to make my stay incredible, I won't forget any...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'll start by saying we've traveled mostly to 4.5 - 5.0 star hotels in the past 7-8 years and have been to Mexico, Jamaica, Punta Cana and others destinations. This hotel is a perfect spot for a winter getaway and Cuba has awesome beaches (this was by far the nicest beach we've been on) and the staff really stands out,...

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  • Spa
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria

Address: Las Dunas 5 | Cayo Santa Maria, 50100, Cuba (Formerly Hotel Gaviota Cayo Santa Maria)
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Cayo Santa Maria
Price Range: RM678 - RM1,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria 5*
Number of rooms: 769
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“3rd floor ocean view two room suites rooms in building 6. By far the best in the resort.”
 of 5 bubbles KAYANDDEE, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“"Choose second or top floors for best views".”
 of 5 bubbles kevinmitchell1974, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are no elevators so be prepared to do stairs to higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles 998marlenes, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in building 6 room 0681 suite - great view and beautiful room!”
 of 5 bubbles Desstiny, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We paid extra for ocean view in #7. It was not facing the ocean but the sound of the surf was nice.”
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 of 5 bubbles JodieG333, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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