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Hotel Acuazul

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely not a 3 Star hotel - not even 1 star. Despite numerous complaints the TV never was fixed. The shower had no head, The bath room was continually flooded because of the lack of a proper shower curtain, and the TOILET HAD NO SEAT. Every morning we were killing hordes of mosquitoes breeding in the bath room. No lamps,...

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

I recently spent 9 days here at enjoyed every day and night. This place is all about the people you will meet. The food was better than I expected. Road noisy, but you get used to it. Pool/bar are excellent. Lots of great local food very close by.....Beatle's Bar...Pullman Hotel for Rock & Roll.......its Cuba.....relax and enjoy

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3Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food was pretty good. The spread at New Years was fantastic. Bring light bulbs and toilet paper. The hallways were dark and the toilet paper was sparse. Only 2 small hotel towels for showers which were cold to warm. Strong smell of pétrole from the plants between 4 and 5 am. Bring earplugs because the bar in front of...

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2Thank chantalp675
Florida
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first trip to Cuba and the first hotel, on our first night. This hotel, like all the hotels in Cuba, is owned and operated by the government. The first room we were led to was in the adjacent "apartmentos". The elevator was slow, pitch black (broken lights) and dirty. Hallways smelled like roaches. If you don't know...

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3Thank Mirrrcat
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Worst hotel in my lyfe. Doesn't worth 3 stars. Stinky, dirty, broken. Big bugs in the rooms. Only single bar opened for the customers. Elevator- klaustrophob's nightmare-no light. Never again. Highly not recommended.

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1Thank Dan D
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I spend 2 nights with my family. All the hotel is terrible, not hot water, ac didn't work, water on the floor all around hotel, broke walls on the rooms, ladies in reception were really rude. Food was bad and they didn't have many things to offer. They were not helpful at all. But all the opposite making all the...

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2Thank OLi R
New York
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Our first night in Cuba was not welcoming...The room was dirty and outdated. The bathroom tub was rusty, and the shower handle was broken. The doorknob to the actual room was broken. We landed at night, and couldn't wait for the morning to check out and RUN to another hotel. HORRIBLE...lots of locals are there as well, the pool looked...

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4Thank IslandGem69
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

When I first got to hotel the front desk person was rude. Thought it was going to be like that the whole time. But all the other staff were very friendly and kind. Food was good and clean dinning area. Had fun at the pool bar and snack bar! One problem was they had me off side around the corner...

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3Thank Jason D
Toronto
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Luxury hotel, NO ! But for $360 tax included we couldn't go wrong , great location walking distance to many things on the Varadero strip , rooms were very clean & 24 hour bar , we did not eat on the resort the buffet did not look to appealing but there were many restaurant options in walking distance

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7Thank Monique C
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2016

just came back from cuba staying at acuazul hotel in varadero from 1st to 12th may 2016...the plane left around 6 pm and by the time clearing customs in varadero and getting dropped of at the hotel it was already 11.30 pm.....a sandwich was kept for the 5 or so guests who had booked....Pros:downtown location,clean,friendly staff who remember repeat guests,lottsa...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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Additional Information about Hotel Acuazul

Address: Primera Avenida e/ Calle 13 y Calle 14, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Price Range: $111 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Acuazul 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
Also Known As:
Acuazul Hotel Varadero
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“pool side would be more quiet after 11 pm”
 of 5 bubbles 957larc, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for ocean view but will a little noisy at night ,there is a free safe ,tip your room cleaner ..”
 of 5 bubbles combien_99, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“rooms at front can be quite noisy in morning, pool side room quieter except during shows.”
 of 5 bubbles william2Canada, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Street side has great views but street noise. Pool side have AM sun but nightly entertainment could be troublesome if you retire early.”
 of 5 bubbles ianafraser, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I liked the view from the street, but the balcony's are not safe, do not go here”
 of 5 bubbles Annie48915, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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