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The Barcelo Solymar Resort Hotel in Varadero is located directly on a stunning, white-sand beach, approximately 27 km 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).
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 27 km from Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport - Varadero
  • Beachfront
  • Close to cultural site
  • Area: Varadero Beach

Hotel Description

  • 525 rooms
  • 1 building(s) of 4 storey(s)
  • 1 building(s) of 5 storey(s)
  • Elevator

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 9 restaurant(s)
  • 11 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Dolphinarium ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 3 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • Shuttle service off site ($)
  • Check-in time : 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Photo shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Massage ($) ($)
  • Bike rental ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

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

Hotel Contact Information

  • Barcelo Solymar Resort 4*
  • Carretera Las Americas Km 3 Varadero, Matanzas Cuba
  • Tel.: 45614499
  • Fax : 45668798
  • Email : reserva@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
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Barcelo Arenas Blancas
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Babysitting service ($) subject to availability
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
* Included with "Room Solo Collection" only

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
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Barcelo Arenas Blancas
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Babysitting service ($) subject to availability
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
* Included with "Room Solo Collection" only
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
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Barcelo Arenas Blancas
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
* Included with "Room Solo Collection" only

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
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Barcelo Arenas Blancas
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
* Included with "Room Solo Collection" only
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to room)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Ocean View Room > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Suite > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 90 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed
    • 1 sofa in the living area
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Whirlpool in room
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Bungalow Suite > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 45 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • 1 sofa in the living area
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Bungalow > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Room Solo Collection > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Solo Collection inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Solo Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 1 people :
      • Maximum 1 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to room)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Solo Collection inclusions
    Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
    • 3 tennis court(s)
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Board games
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Giant chess board
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pedal boats
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Riffle shooting ($)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Shuffleboard
  • Spanish lessons
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby ($)

Internet for Business ($)

Family Collection
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Kid-Friendly Fun

You’re going on a family vacation! Great! Where do you go? Where do you stay? Does the hotel have a water park? Will your teen get bored? So many questions! That’s why we’ve compiled our Family Collection, catered to the wants and needs of all types of families. So you can spend more time teasing your teen about singing Justin Bieber at karaoke or bonding over that time Grandma fell out of the canoe.

WHO ARE YOU TRAVELLING WITH?

CHILDREN UP TO AGE 12
For the Little Ones and Tweens
With fun-filled kids’ clubs and activities galore, your children might never want to leave!

TEENS AGED 13 TO 16
Cool for Teens
Surf simulators, arcade games, DJ classes – your teens won’t even have time to miss Snapchat!

SWIM FANS
Water Parks
Spend hours of aqua fun at these hotels with awesome water parks and surf simulators.

JUST YOU AND THE KIDS
Single Parents
Moms or dads travelling alone with kids under 13 can benefit from reduced rates and even free stays for their little ones.

FAMILIES OF 5 OR MORE
Big Fun for Big Families
Big families are the stars at these hotels with spacious rooms and/or luxurious suites.

To find out if this hotel meets the needs of your family, and see which specific inclusions apply to this hotel, please refer to "Family Collection" Inclusions in the "Inclusions" section.  
Available for season 2016-2017
Solo Collection
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Your Vacation, Your Way

The South is your oyster when travelling solo. Kick up your heels in salsa classes. Swap your dancing shoes for fins and snorkel among colourful fish at the beach. Go ahead and order that plate of empanadas in your room at 3 a.m., no one is stopping you! Make new friends, blaze out of your comfort zone… or stay in it! The choice is yours because this is your vacation. Another serving of empanadas, please!

BENEFITS

No single supplement * 
Free WIFI ** 
Communal table for sharing meals **
Free room service **

* Limited number of rooms.
** Where available, in designated areaa.
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • 24h drinks
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Buffet Restaurant Solymar
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Buffet Restaurant Arenas Blancas
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Ranchon "Hicacos" Solymar
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Ranchon "Caribe" Arenas Blancas
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Pagoda
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Venecia
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • El Quijote
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Spanish
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Sol y Arena
      Image bar
      • Lunch : À la Carte Lunch
      • Dinner : À la Carte Seafood
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Mexicana
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
  • Bar(s)

    • Cuban Bar
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 22:00
      • Local drinks
      Located at the Arenas Blancas
    • Daiquiri
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 07:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • Saoco
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 07:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Arenas Blancas
    • Horizontes
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • El Cactus
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Arenas Blancas
    • Las Dunas
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar.
      Ice cream parlour.
    • El Mojito
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • Ranchon Hicacos
      • Sports Bar
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 06:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • Grumete Cigar Bar
      Image bar
      • Cigar lounge
      • Opening time : 18:30
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar.
      Speciality:  tobacco, rhum and coffee.
    • El Danzon
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 21:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • Disco Havana Night
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 21:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Arenas Blancas
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)

Notes

kids club closed 12h00 to 14h00
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • PADI certification
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free wedding Package

  • In order to qualify for a free wedding package you must reserve 5 or more rooms, minimum stay 7 days

Free honeymoon package

  • To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present their proof of wedding, dated within the last month, upon arrival at the hotel

Wedding package ($)

Excursions ($)6
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Varadero

Adventure Tours and Excursions
Aquatic Excursion
Duo package
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ONE TRIP, TWO DESTINATIONS

It’s great to be able to swim in the ocean and soak up the sun on a white-sand beach, but imagine also getting able to explore the cultural and historic attractions of an intriguing city! With our duos, you get to enjoy the best of both worlds.

Expand your horizons and experience an all-inclusive vacation showcasing two facets of the same Sun destination in one trip. Discover the hidden gems of the Caribbean and Central America with these wonderful programs that combine lazing on the beach with the discovery of a city, or even seaside relaxation with a few days of snorkelling in a gorgeous coral reef.
Available for season 2016-2017
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

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.