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The Barcelo Arenas Blancas Hotel in Varadero is located directly on the beach, just 5 minutes from downtown and 30 minutes from the Varadero airport.
Hotel details
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  • Some services might not be available in Cuba during summer.
  • If you travel with sports equipment such as a bike, golf or kite board, a special transfer must be reserved prior to departure (fees apply).

Mandatory Information: A la carte restaurant closure (1)

  • June 15, 2017:
     
    Service not offered: The Oriental a la carte restaurant is closed for low season.
    Dates: June 15 to October 31, 2017
     
    We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this situation may cause you during your stay.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 30 km from Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport - Varadero
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a trendy area
  • Area: Varadero Beach

Hotel Description

  • 358 rooms
  • 5 building(s) of 4 storey(s)
  • Elevator

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 1 pool(s)
  • 9 restaurant(s)
  • 6 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Spa
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • Check-in time : 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Bike rental ($)
  • Car Rental ($)
  • This hotel accepts student groups (Minimum 21 years old)

Beach

  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas

Hotel Contact Information

  • Barcelo Arenas Blancas 4*
  • Calle 64 1ra Ave y Autopista Varadero, Cuba
  • Tel.: 5345614450
  • Fax : 5345611830
  • Email : comercbarcelo@resortsolymar.gca.tur.cu
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks and select international drinks unlimited, 24-hour (wine at meal)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Stay at One, Play at Two: Access to all services of Barcelo Solymar hotel (transport not included)
  • Service of a representative at destination

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks and select international drinks unlimited, 24-hour (wine at meal)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Stay at One, Play at Two: Access to all services of Barcelo Solymar hotel (transport not included)
  • Service of a representative at destination
For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks and select international drinks unlimited, 24-hour (wine at meal)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Stay at One, Play at Two: Access to all services of Barcelo Solymar hotel (transport not included)
  • Service of a representative at destination

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks and select international drinks unlimited, 24-hour (wine at meal)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Stay at One, Play at Two: Access to all services of Barcelo Solymar hotel (transport not included)
  • Service of a representative at destination
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Superior Room > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 36 m²
    • Garden & Pool View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Ironing board non included.
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
  • Superior Room Ocean View > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 36 m²
    • Sea View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
  • Suite > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 70 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed
    • 1 sofa in the living area
    • Living area
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • This room category includes a visitor toilet.
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Basketball
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
    • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Board games
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spanish lessons
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby ($)

Internet for Business ($)

Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • 24h snacks
    • 24h drinks
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Buffet Arenas Blancas
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      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Ranchón Arenas Blancas
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      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • El Quijote
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Spanish
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Sol y Arena
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Seafood
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Mexicana
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Pagoda
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Oriental
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Snack Bar Arenas Blancas
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      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Trattoria Venecia
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
  • Bar(s)

    • Snack Bar Arenas Blancas
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      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
    • Lobby Bar Arenas Blancas
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      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 07:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • Cigar Bar El Grumete
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      • Cigar lounge
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • Arenas Blancas Cuban Bar
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      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 22:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Disco Bar Amanecer
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      • Disco
      • Opening time : 21:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
    • Las Dunas
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      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      Ice Cream Bar
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
Golf 1
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  • There’s nothing like a good game of golf to get you in the vacation spirit, so here's some information on nearby golf course(s) offering advantageous rates locally ($).

    This information is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.,

Varadero Golf Club

Designed by Les Forber
Varadero
5345668482
5345668481
info@varaderogolfclub.com
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Lockers
  • Par 72
  • 6 856 yards
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre off-site
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Massage
  • Sauna
Excursions ($)6
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Varadero

Adventure Tours and Excursions
Aquatic Excursion
Special offers
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  • 2 children under 13 stay and eat free (2016-2017)

      • Applicable for travel between May 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • 2 children under 13 stay and eat free (2017-2018)

      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2017 and December 21, 2017
        • Between May 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018
Ratings
000)¼ 7141 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Decent and Good Value 000¼¼ October 5, 2017

  • I wanted to write a review from a "Canadian/American" point of view...as we have different standards from Cuban or Europeans. When we arrived, we were checked in very friendly and quickly, but...
  • dcill0

Good resort,great beach,friendly people :) 00000 October 3, 2017

  • I,my brother and my friend had a wonderful week in this resort,from 16-22 sept.2017 :) Before we go there i read the reviews and now i wonder how people can say that the people that work there are...
  • 508vesnav

quiet good, not so worse ! 000¼¼ September 30, 2017

  • i still remember, we had arrived from Havana afternoon more than one bus, i sty more than 90 minutes to get my room key ! cause you are not Spanish spoker you'll face some priority ..my room was at...
  • 164sulimana
Transat rating
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

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