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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a decent and fun stay in Varadero Cuba at Grand Memories. Below are some issues we had with this resort. PROS: Staff - Helpful, courteous and kind. Food - Plentiful, decent and what we expected. (Get the Ice Cream in the Buffet in containers, totally delicious) Pools - Nice, scenic and well kept. The Main pool is loud...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Let me start off by saying that after my last trip to Cuba I wasn't going again and that all changed after this trip. This was one of the best trips that we have been on. We just got back. We travelled from feb 15 2017 to feb 22, 2017. I travelled with my wife and two kids 2 and...

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6Thank Steven D
Ottawa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from Grand Memories, Varadero - my bed had bed bugs. Our bathroom was finally cleaned after 3 days. Maid never left us any bath towels - not a good experience. There was no hot water. You are given a beach towel for the duration of your trip - you loose it, they charge you $20.00 for a new...

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3Thank Denise P
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were a group of 12, 4 older teens 16-19, 4 mid 20's and 4 upper 40's. We all had a great time! We were in superior rooms, building 23. Close to beach and action pool. We did not upgrade to diamond club. Resort was full to capacity. I was worried after reading all of the negative reviews that I...

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12Thank Gisele G
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the Resort was very nice, but the food was not great, except for the specialty restaurants (which were included in the package). The bathrooms were not always clean and sometimes no toilet paper. the employees do not speak much English, so learn some Spanish.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has (or had) a great potential to be a nice place, but today it requires a lot of attention in order to go back to its 4.5 stars. Some aspects were better than the others but overall, the hotel is unfortunately 3.5 stars at most (Cuban 3.5) Great: hotel grounds - very nicely kept, beautiful, large property, lots...

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2Thank poumnova
Ontario
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is tired and food was mediocre. We had one day without water for half the day, and another without hydro for most of the day- not so great when it's 28C outside and you like to sleep with the AC on or you enjoy the security of a smoke detector.... Service was poor unless you waved 3 CUC...

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Canmore, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I just got back from a week at this resort. For context, we are 39 and 40 years old, very active and adventurous, fairly social but also enjoy our quiet time, and enjoy good food and drink. We knew to keep our expectations low when traveling to Cuba; the food would be basic and the accommodations would...

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2Thank mswhipper
Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is rated as a 4 1/2 stars but our expectations were a bit high as we gave it a 2 1/2 stars. The entertainment is excellent, they have a quiet pool and an entertainment pool with games and shows, they have side shows every night, music in the lounge and on the steps, great shows in the theatre...

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1Thank HeleneP73
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our first trip to Cuba, we spent 7 days at Grand Memories and had a great time. Keep in mind that this is a large resort, so you will need to get to the beach early to reserve a chair. also the walk to the beach can be a little long if your room is at the back...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy Cuba's blissful year-round climate, stunning white sand beaches, and crystal clear waters with a stay at the luxurious Grand Memories Varadero. Elegant and spacious guestrooms are available in a variety of room categories in our child-friendly and Adults-Only sections. Lounge by the dazzling pools, get active with a variety of land and water sports, work out at the fitness centre, or pamper yourself at the luxurious spa. Children will have a great time at our Kids Club, which features a children's play area with supervised games and activities. Guests of the Adults-Only area will enjoy extra luxuries such as complimentary 24-hour room service, club house, cigar room, butler service and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Memories Varadero

Address: Km 18.5 Autopista Sur | Parque Natural Punta Hicacos, Varadero 42200, Cuba (Formerly Hotel Riu Varadero)
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Price Range: ₹ 10,028 - ₹ 21,728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1110
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#5 Spa Hotel in Varadero
#25 Top resorts Hotel in Varadero
#27 On the Beach Hotel in Varadero
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“Building 20 - 23 best location.”
 of 5 bubbles stevendK8465CX, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“Make sure the room is not near the sewage place.”
 of 5 bubbles gailg454, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were on the south side (building 10) and our room was very quiet. We slept really well!”
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“Upgrade to be closer to beach”
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