Hotel review overview
The most helpful positive review
I cannot explain myself what guests always fault. I had a lovely stay in this hotel. The room in the bungalow was clean, daily fresh clean towels. The food was wide and good. There was hardly any variation, but you had a large selection of hot and cold dishes. Furthermore, there were also the attendance in the à la carte restaurants on the way. The beach is only a few steps away. The pools made a very neat impression. The evening entertainment was also gr … read hotel review
The most helpful negative review
Was very lots of young people from Canada... The whole day drunk, very loud music always (2 hour!) first the from the hotel and from 'real' sleep, it was OK by the pool, at the lobby, front desk, Corridor or the room! We were with our 5-year old son and was a pure disaster! Had the room that above the party room was, we ruften each night the front desk and defendant because of the loud music and the eternal party in the corridor... Happened however nothin … read hotel review
- Recommended hotel
- Beach holiday
- March 2014
- Hotel not recommended
- Beach holiday
- December 2013
Information about Barcelo Solymar Beach Resort
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- What the hotel offersLocated 200m from the city centre of Varadero, the Barcelo Solymar Beach Resort is a four star hotel built on the Playa Azul beach. It’s popular with families and couples meaning to wed. The Barcelo Solymar Beach Resort offers free access to the Playa Azul beach as well as 3 swimming pools and two different accommodation areas: Area Solymar designed for couples and Area Arenas Blancas for families. The Barcelo All Inclusive programme was made to provide entertaining events both for daytime and the evening. A large variety of cuisine is offered in the many restaurants available in the hotel.
- LocationThe Barcelo Solymar Beach Resort is located right on the white sand Playa Azul beach and 200m from Varadero city centre in Cuba. The local airport is 25km away from the hotel.
- AccommodationIn the Barcelo Solymar Beach Resort 9 types of different rooms can be booked divided between the Solymar and Arenas Blancas buildings. All rooms come with a fully equipped bathroom, safe, satellite TV, air conditioning, telephone, radio, coffee maker and hair dryer.
- Food and Drink4 international cuisine open buffet restaurants are available in the hotel as well as 5 specialized a la carte restaurants. The a la carte restaurants’ menu ranges from traditional Cuban, Italian, Mexican and Spanish foods and a seafood specialized restaurant, though all of them require a prior reservation and follow a formal dress code. There are a total of 9 bars available to the guests of the Barcelo Solymar Beach Resort, most of the opening hours of which range between 7:00 and 10:00 and close at 18:00 to 23:00.
- LeisureA total of 3 outdoor pools are available at the Barcelo Solymar Beach Resort including a children’s pool plus 2 jacuzzis and an indoor pool. All of the pools contain a bar with refreshments, and entertainers perform near them during the day. In the evenings even more different shows are staged. Many sports activities are offered to the guests such as: windsurfing, archery, aerobics, dance classes, snorkeling, water polo and tennis among others. The city centre of Varadero is just 200m away from the hotel allowing for easy sightseeing possibilities.
- Other facilities and servicesA gym and a beauty salon are open between 9:00am and 5:00pm when seeking healthy activities. An internet room is open 24 hours-a-day as well as a telephone and fax service in the reception area. Medical, beach and wedding services are available for a charge. Other facilities include a parking lot, bureau de change, luggage service, and a car and motorbike rental. In addition, 1.5km away from the hotel there is a golf course and diving trips available for a fee.
- Non-smoking room
- Business centre
- Hotel safe
- Central heating
- Writing bureau
- Air conditioning
- Coffee and tea
- Pets allowed
- Hotel bar
Other hotel information
- 24 hour reception
- Information desk
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