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Occidental Arenas Blancas

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Carretera las Americas Km 3, Varadero 12345 Cuba See on map
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My boy-friend and I stayed at Occidental Arenas Blancas from August 12th – 24th. There are great things, not so good and bad things about this resort...this may be the longest review ever written…but we want to cover everything and be as honest as possible!...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We were not impressed with the review of the hotel, but when we arrive and spent a couple hours we noticed that the hotel is good! We were scared because it’s a family hotel so kids everywhere but it wasn’t that bad seriously. We spent...More

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Response from BarceloSmAb, Gerente at Occidental Arenas BlancasResponded 7 June 2018

Hello We always find it nice to read that our guests went home with great holiday memories and we are very grateful for the time and effort you spent to share your personal experience at our Occidental Arenas Blancas hotel with us and Tripadvisor readers....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately our experience at Arenas Blancas was not what we expected. We were very displeased with the service, the sanitation and overall experience. Most importantly we feel that the advertising as a 4 star hotel is a misrepresentation. At best this hotel is a 2.5...More

1  Thank cacaced
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived Monday August 27th at 11:30 pm. Our bed was dirty and unchanged. We put our t-shirts on our pillows...We were unable to get clean towels everyday and the beach towels just the same. The food was Not good! Half cooked hamburger meat! And...More

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually stay at Cuatro Palmas ( my laSt 5 times in Cuba) but this time chose to try this resort. There are some good tjings and some not so good things. I will start with the good: I really liked my room and the...More

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Response from BarceloSmAb, Gerente at Occidental Arenas BlancasResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the time you spent to share your personal impressions of your stay at our Occidental Arenas Blancas .We always welcome feedback, as it allows us to continually improve the experience we create for our guests. Guest service

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The hotel Occidental Arenas Blancas stands right on the sea front of the top spot of Varadero beach, Cuba’s best-known tourist destination. With a privileged setting, it’s the perfect place to combine ...More rest and relaxation with a wide array of exciting activities. All clients staying in this hotel have the righ to equally enjoy all the facilities and services of both hotels at the Resort (except Solymar Buffet). Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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On the Beach
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$75 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Barcelo Arenas Blancas
Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Traveller (342)
Pool & Beach (69)
Room & Suite (32)
Dining (21)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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7 June 2018|
Response from Canucklife | Reviewed this property |
not that I am aware of sorry
Xenia M
9 May 2018|
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Response from Lina C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is from 11:30 pm to 3:00 am however... infested with Roaches :(
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"Ask for ocean/pool view otherwise you will face the parking lot"
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"Stay at another hotel"
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"Don't pay extra for a suite if you want a balcony because they don't exist!"
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"Rooms on the south are quieter."
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