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Weyburn
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is a quiet getaway for a low cost. As an adults only resort it was relaxing stay with early mornings and evenings. After a good evening show, all was more quiet than I may have wanted,but others like to retire early. There was limited English spoken. Many food choices which were checked regularaly for temp and quality. Staff...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Many times to Cuba in "All inclusives". When I arrived early morning, no one helped with my luggage, 3 flights of stairs and no elevator. Breakfast was very disappointing, was disappointed in the food and waiters kept walking by me; the place wasn't busy. The bar had a very limited selection, no tequila till tomorrow and out of this and...

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Nelson, BC Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

23rd time in Cuba, all over the Island. All-inclusives, casa particulares, friend's homes. 3rd time to Barlovento. A solid, mid-range AI resort. Perfect for my wife and I for 2 weeks: price was right, it's an older, smaller property at the south end of the peninsula near everything we want, and the staff are fantastic. Especially Raphael at Fusion Restaurant....

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed for a week and it was great. Lobby is welcoming and well kept. Housekeeping keeps the rooms spotless. Glasses, the bathroom, towels, sheets, and even the balcony was very well clean. The pool and the beach were amazing as well. The buffet great with lot of varieties. I work in a hotel and I know how hard this...

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1Thank erne900916
British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from our 4th trip to Cuba and have always stayed at our home away from home the Roc Barlovento. What we love most is the staff. They all work so hard and do everything they can to make sure you have the best vacation possible. I don't think there is anyone who works harder than Jose. He...

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Roc Barlovento V, Community Manager at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Debbie, Thank you for staying loyal to the Roc Barlovento through the years. It is always a pleasure welcoming our regular and new customers. Also, we love to surprise our guests with the improvements we work on before the start of every season. All of them have been intended for your greater enjoyment. We sure hope to see you...

Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently returned from the Barlovento on Nov 12th after another great week there. I was pleasantly pleased with the upgrades - buffet has more variety, beach bar up and going again, although it just opened the day I left so didn't get a chance to try it out :( ,upgrades to the rooms and more and better loungers at...

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Roc Barlovento V, Community Manager at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Donna, Thank you for you review and thank you for staying loyal to the Roc Barlovento through the years. It is always a pleasure for our staff to serve our long time friends and to welcome our new customers. We have worked on many improvements before the start of the winter season 2016-2017. We will continue to upgrade our...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just came back from a week that ended on November 17. We arrived at 3 p.m. and my first impression was it's not a 5* and nor is it rated as one, but the main lobby is welcoming and inviting. Check in was fairly quick and as we were traveling with another couple they accommodated us being in rooms beside...

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Roc Barlovento V, Community Manager at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you very much for your review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback. Working on your comments we can make our guests´stay an unforgettable experience. The managemement and staff work together to improve our facilities and services. We hope to see you back at the Roc Barlovento for another enjoyable holiday.

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a week at this hotel and was pleasantly surprised , especially with the cleanliness ! Its not one of the big hotels on the Peninsula and I think that's what makes it unique. The pool , decks and beach area were spotless. The food was as expected, hopefully as time goes on it will only get better. this hotel...

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Roc Barlovento V, Community Manager at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Kathi, Indeed, ours is a small, friendly hotel with a nice, relaxed atmosphere. The staff makes sure to provide personalized attention to our guests. It´s most likely that at the end of your holiday they may know your preferences and even your name. We have made changes to our menu, taking into consideration our customers´ suggestions. We are glad...

Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just came back from there. Spend two weeks there. Food was wonderful, very good. I had a pool side room, I will never take a room pool side again. The noise around the main pool starts at 9 am and ends at 11 pm at night. I am going to book one on the other side instead. The entertainment...

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Roc Barlovento V, Community Manager at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam Bussieres, It´s with great pleasure that we read your review. There´s no better encouragement to continue our hard work than to hear the comments of satisfied customers. However, we consider we can still add more value to our hotel so we will continue to improve our services and facilities. We look forward to serving you again...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff will happily do the least possible for tips, tips, tips! If you really have a question/problem, their English weakens and you always need to speak to someone else, but they're not in today. Should we have complained and demanded to see the manager?! I'm not comfortable having to argue and demand, and if you ask politely, they brush...

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Roc Barlovento V, Community Manager at Hotel Roc Barlovento, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Sinistershewolf, We are very sorry for not having met your expectations. Although, we do not agree with all of your comments we thank you for devoting some of your time to write this review about our hotel. We will definitely continue our hard work to improve our customers´satisfaction. Every year hundreds of clients return to our hotel and...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Roc Barlovento is located on beachfront and just a few meters from town centre of Varadero only 25 km away from the airport.This large Caribbean-style resort is in perfect harmony with its natural surroundings along an extensive, fine white sanded beach and turquoise waters .Adults only hotel, over 16 years.Services Around the gardens, there are a tennis court, a solarium, three swimming pools and one jacuzzi. 3 Out Door Pools Sunbeds & Umbrellas Reception 24 hrsStores, shops Air Conditioning Tourism office GardensInternet, with charge Telephone and fax, with charg eMassage, with charge"All Inclusive" Services Buffet service for breakfast, lunch and dinner 3 á la carte restaurants (prior reservation required and upon availability) Fast food, snacks, grill y paellas. Cocktails, beverages: national and international brands. 24 hrs Service. Non motorized water sports (upon availability), snorkel, windsurf, kayak, pedalboatl, catamaran, windsurf . Voleyball, football, tennis, ping pong, billard, petanca, dards, archery and table games. Basket, beach volley, water polo- Gym Sunbeds andbeach/pool towels Day time entertainment programme: aerobics, yoga, dancing lessons, Spanish lessons, pool/beach games. Evening entertainment with a variety of international shows and theme nights (resident band and dancers)GastronomyThe All Inclusive offer includes, in addition to the three complete buffet meals per day, à la carte meals in the 3 specialty restaurants (with reservation) snacks, alcoholic as well as non-alcoholic drinks throughout the day. A great variety of gastronomical treats awaits our guests in the hotel’s 4 restaurants and 4 bars . The hotel offers a 24 hrs service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Roc Barlovento

Address: Ave 1ra e/ 9 y 12, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Price Range: $161 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Roc Barlovento 4*
Number of rooms: 293
Also Known As:
Barlovento Hotel Varadero
Barlovento Cuba
Gran Caribe Club Barlovento
Hotel Barlovento
Barlovento Varadero
Hotel Style:
#23 On the Beach Hotel in Varadero
#24 Luxury Hotel in Varadero
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“ask for good room,eg ground level ,upper,near or away from pool”
 of 5 bubbles ivan025, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Away from pool and stage if you like quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Bigga, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Specify when you book if you want a pool view (louder) or not”
 of 5 bubbles OntarioDonna, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Newly renovated if you're lucky”
 of 5 bubbles benergized, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were facing the pool , nice view”
 of 5 bubbles kathij537, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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