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Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Buckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We have been to Cuba many times since 2000, but had never been to this hotel. We booked the holiday based on the excellent reviews. Many people love this place and quite rightly, however I can only review based on my personal experience and it is probably just down to bad luck. I have waited for two weeks after returning...

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4Thank Paula D
Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

3rd trip back. The entertainment staff need to bring more fresh ideas into resort. Real Cuban music. Otherwise he will shout. It's no children allowed under age 18. Just chill and relax or try water sports

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2Thank Ruthbsav
Perth, Ontario
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just home from our stay & we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I had been in Cuba in January in Varedaro & had felt afterwards I never wanted to return. Move along a few months & I decided it wasn't fair to judge an island on one stay. Our friends were going to this place & we decided to join them. We...

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3Thank RosieRed19
paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear RosieRed19, Your review rejoices us greatly as we read all the very nice comments that you are offering to this site readers, based on your recent stay at Paradisus Rio de Oro. Thank you for making such a wonderful description of your transfer, your accommodation, our restaurants, the Spa and the way our employees took care of your needs...

Fergus, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel and food was exceptional.. most of the staff were fabulous.. there were a few mornings at the buffet that we battled to get coffee or water even after asking several times.. pool is spotless as are the grounds.. the beach is beautiful but make sure you take water shoes to get you over the rocks.. highly recommend a massage...

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2Thank Ridleyp
paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ridleyp, We take great pleasure to read your comments after your recent experience lived at our resort last month. It is very rewarding to see how much you have enjoyed your stay, from the pool and the beach, the Spa and our fabulous staff. We would love to know that we can soon count on your return to our...

Bedale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Cuba - and what a resort! We stayed in the Royal Service suites and upgraded on arrival to an ocean view and what a good decision! Our accommodation was at the end of the resort (which suited us) in an upstairs room. All I can say about the rooms is - WOW! They are...

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paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Anne-marie28, We are truly delighted by the content of your review where you describe so well what made your holiday so special and relaxing. It is very pleasing to read your description of your room and its amenities, your satisfaction with our restaurants and bars and your enjoyment of the beach. We thank you very kindheartedly for your beautiful...

Cornwall, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Upon arriving at the airport I enjoyed the private ride to the hotel as this part of the royal service. No bus or stopping at all the other hotels on the way it was great start. Once received at the hotel we met the butler who would take care of any need we might have. I always pay more to...

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4Thank Vincent L
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and I spent a week in the royal service section of this resort. It was an amazing week. The staff are fabulous and the facilities are amazing. We will return! The spa is excellent value, be sure to spend the entire day using the spa facilities when you book a treatment there.

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1Thank Joan D
paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Joan D, On behalf of the team of Paradisus Rio de Oro, I would like to thank you for your kindness in writing a review and for showing all readers how much you have enjoyed your stay at our resort. We sincerely look forward to having the privilege of hosting you soon again to our little spot in paradise....

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We returned from this resort just a little over a week ago. This resort met all our expectations. We stayed in the Royal Service area, excellent choice recommend it to anyone . Quiet .... maybe too quiet. The other half the resort is livelier and we enjoyed a few evenings at that main lobby enjoying the entertainment and yes drinks....

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paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear CHASCO6900, We are very grateful to you for writing this review on Trip Advisor, following your very recent stay at the Royal Service of Paradisus Rio de Oro. Thank you for mentioning at length the setting of your room, the grounds and the beaches, your dining experiences and your appreciation of how our wonderful staff took very good care...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Room not as good as you would expect for the price. Everything else was excellent. Entertainment not really to my taste. Always sun beds and fantastic drinks. Not much else to do in the area so not the best place for sight seeing. Drinks at sunset were lovely but not advertised so hard to miss it. All four restaurants were...

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paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 187048Liz, We thank you for taking the time to write your opinion about your stay at our resort from last month and are glad to learn that you enjoyed your stay among us. It is a pleasure to know that we could deliver a nice vacation to you and we sincerely look forward to having the privilege of hosting...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I were slightly dubious about booking Paridisus rio de Oro after seeing some of the reviews online, despite this we booked it anyway and now we are back it is clearly due to simply just not being able to please everyone. The hotel and grounds: Unbelievably beautiful throughout, much of the main area in the hotel is...

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paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Holly W, Your review and its title could not bring more pleasure to our eyes and we are very grateful to you for sharing your impressions of your honeymoon stay at our resort with future travelers. We thank you for your description at length of all the nice things you came to enjoy, from your room and the surroundings,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Bahia de Naranjo Natural Park, in Playa Esmeralda, on the northern coast of Holguin province. Five-Star Ultra All Inclusive Eco-Resort with 354 rooms. Conceived only for adults aged 18 years or more. Maximum comfort and perfection in its private Royal Service area for a fabulous experience in a world apart. Recommended for weddings, honeymoons, incentive trips and wellness/spa. Guest Rooms 354 rooms: 254 Junior Suites, 24 Luxury Junior Suites, 16 Luxury Junior Suites Ocean View, 2 Suites Deluxe, 36 Master Junior Suites Royal Service, 14 Master Junior Suites Ocean View Royal Service, 6 Master Junior Suites Luxury Royal Service, 2 Garden Villas Royal Service. Dining: 8 Restaurants (A la Carte, Buffet), 5 Bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa

Address: Playa Esmeralda, Crta Guardalavaca, Holguin 007, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Holguin
Price Range: $264 - $653 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 354
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Also Known As:
Paradisus Rio De Oro Resort And Spa
Paradisus Rio De Oro Hotel Holguin
Paradisus Hotel Guardalavaca
Rio De Oro Paradisus
Paradisus Rio De Oro Cuba
Hotel Paradisus Rio De Oro
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“Block 34. Near pool/beach also craft sellers”
Ruthbsav, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Royal Service ocean view”
  • Sunset from balcony
Anne-marie28, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“9312 is ocean view at about 20%.”
vincentl797, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“oceanview rooms Royal Service awesome views”
CHASCO6900, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“room was very clean, a lot of space and comfortable. maybe a bit old, would certainly need a little refresh but it was not of great matter to us. we had all commodities and that is what matters to us. would return.”
linpaz60, 18 May 2017 | Read review
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