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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed March 15- 22 where the weather was not great. However- the room was nice, food was really good. I am not a buffet person but we ended up eating Fresh fish every night...delicious and lobster night was fantastic!. Also had made to order breakfast everyday as the buffet food is lukewarm.Al la cartes are good and we had booked...

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st john's
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This was our 6th or 7th visit to Rio de Oro and we will be back again. Service is just wonderful, food is excellent and the atmosphere is so relaxed. Swim up bar is a favourite as the late afternoon approaches and we meet wonderful people there from all over the world. We are not there to party but enjoy...

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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This location of this hotel gives you the opportunity to explore and find out what Cuba is really like. At the moment it feels the safest place in the world. The people are hard working, honest and are always smiling. How they manage to get from A to B always amazes me, they must walk miles at times. As for...

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second visit to Cuba (last time varadero) Guardalavaca is much quieter and further away from major towns etc, but for us, this holiday was all about a relax and enjoy the facilities on site. we love snorkelling and this is the best hotel so far that we have been to for this. the fish are amazing. Not sure what the...

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Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had an amazing time at the resort March 14-21, 2017. Though the weather was not very cooperative, we did get a couple days of sun. Food was great. Lots of choices in the buffet, and the a la cartes were nice. Beach is gorgeous. At least we got in snorkeling one afternoon. Staff were amazing!!!

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4Thank ToddMorgan1967
paradisusri0de0r0, General Manager at Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear ToddMorgan1967, We thank you for your review and for informing other future clients about your experience lived at our resort recently. It seems that besides the weather, nothing went wrong about your vacations and we are very happy to learn that you enjoyed such a relaxing time. It will be a privilege for us to know that we can...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

6th trip to Cuba was the best! Returned home today after a week at this beautiful resort, with lovely grounds, spotless room, clean pools and so relaxing. Upon arrival we upgraded to Royal Service, and were treated to a week of being pampered. We were told that what ever we wanted to just ask....if the food we wanted was not...

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

Dear Jody C, It is with great pleasure that we acknowledge your review and we would like to thank you for your kind gesture in writing these beautiful comments about your experiences lived at our resort. We are very happy to learn how much you have appreciated the layout of your room and the way our employees have been taking...

Stratford, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Of all the resorts I've stayed at in the Caribbean, this was one of the most beautiful, beaches galore, beautiful grounds and very good food. The only issue is how secluded and distant it is from everything else. For some people that's a big selling point so it's a plus or minus depending on how you look at it

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

Dear Mike R, We thank you for writing a review about your stay at our resort from last year in April although we are sorry to learn that you did not appreciate the fact that we are located in a secluded area. There is unfortunately not much we can do about the location of the hotel and we do regret...

Essex UK
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We absolutely love Cuba and have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending this hotel. We stay at the Parque Central in Havana, Royal Hicacos (was Sandals) in Varadero, and this hotel in Guardalavaca. This hotel has a more suburban feel, you drive through the beautiful countryside to get here from Holguin airport. The hotel is possibly not the newest, but it's...

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

Dear EssexUKPixylee, We are truly delighted to read how much you love coming to our resort and we thank you for being such a great ambassador to our facilities and services. Your commendation is of great support to us and we are grateful for the very kind comments that you are granting us with. Please do not hesitate to contact...

Concessions
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This resort is very nice, beautiful grounds, nice clean rooms. The food is pretty good for Cuba. The beach is lovely but small and not really the best for swimming but good for snorkelling. Would be nice to be able to grab a snack next to the beach but everywhere is sit down with a menu... except the buffet which...

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

Dear beachsunConcessions, Thank you for taking the time to write your opinion about your recent stay at our resort. We are sincerely saddened by your rating and to read from your comments that we could not live up to your expectations, due to the fact that our resort caters mainly to adults who look for a relaxing place where entertainment...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

There's not enough to say about this beautiful resort, it is one of the best in Cuba by far. The rooms are spacious & clean. The swimming pool is massive and has a beautiful layout with jacuzzi overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Considering its Cuba, the food is pretty good with lots of choices and counters were they will cook you...

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

Dear VictoriaXara, We thank you for taking the time to write your opinions about your visit to our resort from last September. Your feedback is very welcome as it helps other travelers to prepare themselves for a trip to Cuba and find out in advance about what the resorts have to offer. We sincerely look forward to hosting you again...

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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
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: $317 - $644 (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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“2nd floor wrap around balcony”
 of 5 bubbles bms1234, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for corner room upper floor, block 38 is well placed for quiet and for amenities, has a bath, not a walk-in shower though.”
 of 5 bubbles 706northerners, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Contact the hotel directly...”
 of 5 bubbles ToddMorgan1967, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Royal Service is very nice, but quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles EssexUKPixylee, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“building 34 is close to pool and washroom has been upgraded. 3418 was a corner room with big balcony on 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles paulkim2017, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
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