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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
  • Metro:
  • District:

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 6925 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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vacation and visit Varedero and try the restaurant 0000¼ June 22, 2017

  • excellent site very clean personnel great very nice beach not to far with excellent restaurant near by Restaurant a la carte ok only the Italian was so so but for the rest everything was correcct...
  • K1954KOpierrep

Hotel is Subpar yet Beach is awesome. Pool was nice. 00¼¼¼ June 22, 2017

  • I rented two rooms. Rooms are motel quality, outdated, and poorly maintained. Air Conditioning in many rooms was poor including mine. The food was very poor quality, to the point that we skipped...
  • shimmys2017

Go somewhere else! 00¼¼¼ June 22, 2017

  • Staff was rude and not friendly or helpful!!! Food was terrible!!! And they ran out of beer 3 days on a row!!! Will never stay here again!!! We booked a day trip and they booked it for the qro g day...
  • 342tristak
Transat rating
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