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Melia Buenavista

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our 10th time to resort. Excellent resort. Adult only, mostly seniors. Quiet resort, Great staff, very good food. Pool bar Orestes, Osmani, Lester and Laily just outstanding. They make people return to this resort. Pool BBQ, make the best pizzas. For a 105 room resort making around 100 pizzas daily at lunch time is unheard of. Yosvany, Piti...

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Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife an I stayed at this resort from March 14-2, 2017. We have stayed in Cuba 5 or 6 times and have traveled to various other countries throughout the Caribbean. The cuban people are very friendly and accommodating. The food is always substandard and sadly we have come to expect it. We stayed at the VERY BIG and nosey...

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5Thank Rick C
Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's an amazing hotel with exceptional service and paradise-like beaches. One of the greatest places I have ever been to for getting perfect relaxation and switching off from reality for some days. I travelled to Cuba by myself but I am sure Melia Buenavista is a wonderful location for couples

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2Thank Maria M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel encapsulates all that is frustrating about Cuba - dated, slightly scuffed infrastructure, poor food, poor service (though reception staff and 'butler' were exceptions), and nothing much to do. Benidorm on the Caribbean, perhaps. I saw how well Iberostar operate the Parque Central hotel in Havana, so I know that better is possible.

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2Thank abager
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without going into all the details of why we continue to return to the MBV, I would refer readers to my prior postings. Staff and the service they provide guests continues to be a strength of the hotel. While there have been numerous changes in staff over the three and half years we have been patronizing the MBV, the consistent...

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5Thank jimy431
Halstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful place! This was the highlight of our recent trip to Cuba. We had travelled all around and had just three days to relax here. It was the perfect end to our holiday. The staff were so obliging, couldn't do enough to help us. The junior suite was sumptuous, immaculately clean and had a private balcony and outside...

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1Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want rest and relaxation, with amazing service in an impeccably well-kept resort, this is the place to go. We have been here 5 times, and have enjoyed it more and more every time. The friendliness and attention to detail of everyone who works there is terrific. At the pool bar, Orestes, Osmany, Lester, and Laily, meet every need...

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1Thank Debra K
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Cuba every year and always try a new place and a hotel we never stayed in. But with Melia Buenavista it’s different. Everything we are looking for on vacation is in there. We’ll return again, and not just once. This 5 star, adults only resort is small and very peaceful. There are three beautiful beaches. The Cove Beach...

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3Thank todos25
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visit Cuba quite often and have stayed at many places. I have to say that our visit at Melia Buenavista was one of our favorite! Everything and everyone were so welcoming. The rooms were beautiful, the grounds very well kept, and very relaxing. We enjoyed all our meals and the service was always excellent. We would...

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear Lois_Saskatoon Thank you very much for sharing your comments. We appreciate your kind comments on the facilities and the service since they give us the opportunity to continue improving the experience for our guests. We are also pleased to receive your positive feedback on our team and look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Ángel Pereira....

Cambridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is without question the worst hotel we have ever stayed at, the most dreadful food, we have ever been served, ice cold mashed potato !!, undercooked chicken, the wine was dreadful practically undrinkable, flies everywhere, particularly over the breakfast buffet, plus a very serious smelly drain problem. There is only one restaurant open each evening, despite advertising multiple...

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear. Mr. Cambridge Trees I would firstly like to thank you for the time you have spent sharing your opinion with other Tripadvisor users. I am very sorry that you left the Melia Buenavista with a non-positive impression of our hotel. We try from the first day of your stay to offer you the best possible service and meet your...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located west of Cayo Santa Maria in a privileged ecological environment, and surrounded by beaches and coves. All-Inclusive five-star resort with 105 junior suites and suites, and the Villa "Zaida del Rio." Designed for adults over 18 years. An entire hotel featuring Royal Service. Recommended for couples, weddings, honeymoons and wellness/spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Buenavista

Address: Punta Madruguilla, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Cayo Santa Maria
Price Range: €222 - €489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Buenavista 4*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Melia Buenavista Hotel Cayo Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
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