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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Just got back last night. The room was great, enough beds for two kids and two adults. We had hot water every day and the room was always cleaned with bottled water in the fridge. We stayed in the 300 section so it was not a far walk to anything. We had a nice path near us so we never...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice Resort but too big. My wife and I left for Holquin in Cuba on 14 Feb 2017. Sunwing, as compared to previous years, this year seems to have their act together and are on time. Check in at Ottawa as well as emigration in Cuba was fast and efficient. The rep from Sunwing was present and guided us to...

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Bracebridge, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Memories Holguin from Feb 7-Feb 22nd. We read plenty of reviews before hand, so we went prepared. Bring a flashlight, water shoes, bug spray and Benadryl spray/afterbite and you will probably have a great time! I wouldn't recommend it for someone with mobility issues unless you are content with only seeing a small portion...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the management and the staff from Memories Holguin we would like to thank you for your positive comments about our Hotel. We hope that Memories Holguin will be your hotel in your next time to Cuba. It will be pleasure to welcome you back. Best regards Rodrigo López, Resident Manager

Waterford, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went back in mid January only for 4 days for a girls' adventure. I went meet some friends from quebec and it was a blast as always. I did not use the facilities as much during the day because we rented a car and left everyday however the staff recognized me and treated me like a queen wherever I...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear appreciated guest, On behalf of the Memories Holguin Beach Resort team we would like to thank you for your nice comments about our hotel. Our staff has received your compliments and appreciates your effort, one more time thanks for providing part of your precious time to share your experience with us and other travelers. We will be delighted to...

London, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Traveled February 2017 with my girlfriend and although we found some deficiencies in the property . . . it was overall a fun getaway with some very good MEMORIES! The staff really do make the best of what is available to them and if you take the chance to tip and show appreciation they are very grateful. Be aware there...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, It is pleasant to receive such nice comments of your stay with us, the Memories Holguin team would like to thank you for your high punctuation and your recommendation to other travelers. We are glad to hear that you had a good time during your stay at our hotel, our main goal is to satisfy our guests and...

Brantford, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

WE Just got back last week and I must say I DID have a great time but I'm not going to lie when I say we could have done MUCH better for our money. I ALWAYS like to start with the positive. Cuba is beautiful, beach was exquisite (except for the sand fleas after 2pm, BRING SPRAY!!! ) Surprisingly I...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, After reading your review, we would like to transmit you that we are sorry to know that we did not fulfill your expectations. It is true that our hotel has stairs, the resort was built on a hill and this is why we have our amazing five pools with incredible views. We work every day in order to...

Vegreville
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would just like to say thank you to all of the people that helped make our vacation so wonderful. From Rita the travel agent at I Travel to the tour guides on the buses. I cannot wait to go back. This is my second trip to Cuba and by far this area is the best. The resort food was...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear appreciated guest, It is pleasant to receive such nice comments of your stay with us, the Memories Holguin team would like to thank you for your high punctuation and your recommendation to other travelers. We are glad to hear that you had an amazing and pleasant stay at our hotel, our main goal is to satisfy our guests and...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall Hotel was more of a 3.5 star rating not 4 or 4.5. Staff was warm and friendly. Lily from Sunwing was wonderfu and very efficient in which she understood our grievances and compensated by late check out. Jeni at Bites snack bar was very efficient and friendly. She had a great knowledge of the English language unlike other staff...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, After reading your review, we would like to transmit you that we are sorry to know that we did not fulfill your expectations and for the inconveniences you may had during your stay. We had an issue with the machine that provides hot water that is already solved, we are working on renovations our lobby is renovated, we...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to this resort in 2015 and it was the most beautiful resort . The buffet,s were fantastic for Cuban food. Themes everynight in the buffet. staff overly friendly and the rooms excellent. Well went back February 8th, 2017 and I was told Sunwing bought this resort . Well I would only rate this place a 2 star. Staff...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, After reading your review, we would like to transmit you that we are sorry to know that we did not fulfill your expectations respect to your first visit. We work every day in order to improve our service and your suggestions are always welcome, thank you for your valuable time and feedback, we sincerely hope to have the...

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from this resort on February 14 and I have to say we were very disappointed with our accommodation. We stayed in room 184 and we had a number of issues. The first night we arrived we got to the room at 3.00 am and air conditioning wasn't working the maintenance person came at 4 am to fix...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, After reading your review, we would like to transmit you that we are sorry to know that we did not fulfill your expectations and for the inconveniences you may had during your stay. We work every day in order to improve our service and your suggestions are always welcome, thank you for your valuable time and feedback, we...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the lush paradise of Holguin, Cuba and enjoy a wonderful stay at the Memories Holguin. Resting on beautiful Yuraguanal Beach, this impressive and charming all inclusive resort is the perfect place for families, couples, and singles alike. Memories Holguin features affordable accommodations with great amenities. Enveloped by lush foliage and tropical vegetation, Memories Holguin harmonizes perfectly with the natural environment. The hotel's main guestrooms are decorated with vibrant, tropical colours, and feature signature Memories amenities to ensure the height of comfort and style. Guests of all ages will delight in the abundance of activities and entertainment that run day and night along with several spectacular pools. Holguin beaches of white sand are among the most beautiful in the Atlantic ocean described by Christopher Columbus himself as "the eyes of the most beautiful country that man has ever seen." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Memories Holguin Beach Resort

Address: Carretera a Guardalavaca S/N | Playa Yuraguanal, Rafael Freyre 82200, Cuba (Formerly Hotel Riu Playa Turquesa)
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Rafael Freyre
Price Range: $144 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Memories Holguin Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 531
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Also Known As:
Sirenis Playa Turquesa Hotel Holguin
Occidental Grand Playa Turquesa Hotel
Occidental Grand Playa Turquesa Cuba
Grand Playa Turquesa Cuba
Memories Holguin Beach Resort Holguin Province, Cuba
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“Diamond club”
 of 5 bubbles weiler2016, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in the 700 block section which initially seems far away but there are short cuts that actually make it a very good location.”
 of 5 bubbles bharrell269, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“As close to lobby as possible!!!”
 of 5 bubbles mrsniksimon, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“choose a room near pools and lobby near 700”
 of 5 bubbles lilyb4ever, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“500 and 400 are close to Beach 100 -300 close to noisey pools Diamond Club not worth it . You don,t get anything more .”
 of 5 bubbles joannemC5973MQ, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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