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Situated just 200 metres from the heart of Varadero, Barcelo Solymar is a lively resort ideal for families and individuals looking for some fun and excitement. As soon as you walk in, you are greeted with a friendly reception and a bright and spacious lobby. The hotel is divided into two areas of accommodation. Barcelo Solymar provides an ideal setting for couples.
Stay close and learn the art of archery. Familiarize yourself with a new language. Or spend some time kayaking in the expansive waters. You will not run out of things to do in Barcelo Solymar Arenas Blancas. There is also a beauty salon in the vicinity - perfect for travellers looking to unwind and relax. So treat yourself to a spa or massage and come home feeling rejuvenated.
After a relaxing day, take the opportunity to explore the city’s active nightlife. The resort is in close proximity to downtown Varadero and is in walking distance to nightclubs such as Havana Club. If disco is more your jive, there is a bar in the main building, convenient for people wishing to stay in the hotel.
Barcelo Solymar offers extensive dining and drinking options, which is available 24 hours. Guests can choose between 4 buffet restaurants and 10 bars. Reservations are required for the a la carte dining options. Depending on the tour operator, each guest may be entitled to 2-3 reservations per week.
Enjoy the flavour of Cuba with Barcelo Solymar’s bright large rooms. Fall in love with the amazing views of the ocean and gardens, and wake up each day with a smile on your face. The rooms come with a Plasma television, iPod dock, a safe, and climate control.
For more information about Barcelo Solymar, our travel agents who have been there would be happy to speak with you!
|City Text||Central Varadero|
|Number Of Rooms||525|
|Number Of Pools||2|
|Beach Front||On The Beach|
|High Low Rise||HIGHRISE|
My fiancĂ© and I traveled to the Barcelo Solymar from June 27 to July 4th , 2015. When I first read the reviews for this resort, I was pretty terrified of what to expect when I arrived, but it is not nearly as bad as people have been making it out to be â€¦ some people you can just never please. Was it perfect â€¦ no â€¦ was it still enjoyableâ€¦ absolutely. Let me start by saying the resort is a little run down in some areas, but not to the magnitude some make it out to be. I will say that they are making efforts to be try and update / maintain their facilities. While we were there, we seen multiple different locations in the building being painted, new shower heads being put on the outdoor showers, the pool bar was renovated, fixed up and reopened while we were there and all the loungers by the pool appeared to be brand new. When we first arrived, the check-in was quick maybe a 10 minute wait, and the lady was very nice and polite. We were originally put into room 1260, unfortunately the air conditioner was not working, and because it was so hot we went right back down to reception and they happily changed our room to 1221 which was much better, the air worked pretty good and the bed was clean. I do have to mention that in our first room when I was checking the bed for bed bugs (which I thankfully did not find and), I did however notice quite a large white stain on the red box spring (you can take a guess at what it might have been â€¦ eeeek). The rooms are older but they are fine, our couch was black leather, and it was all torn up so they just threw a sheet on it to cover it â€¦ not very good for first impressions, but we are easy going so it didnâ€™t bother us much. The maids were good, clean rooms but she only left hand towels to shower with, which was weird, I would recommend that larger towels are left in the room to shower with. The food as with most Cuban destinations was not the greatest, but they did put on a decent spread of food. My biggest complaint about the buffet was the lack of air conditioning, it was very warm and muggy every time we ate in the buffet whether it be breakfast lunch or dinner, and the doors were always open so flies would get in. We only got to try the Italian restaurant and it was ok, when we tried for Mexican and Japaneseâ€™s on other nights it was closed, but we didnâ€™t try very hard to get the nights they were open so not a big deal. The positives of the trip was that the staff was friendly and the beach was absolutely gorgeous, probably the nicest beach I have ever seen. The crowd was a mixture of families with children and young adults. We are 29 and 33 so the noisy partying didnâ€™t bother us much but it was definitely louder (at times) than most other resorts I have travelled to. Overall, if you are looking for luxury, fine dining and a quiet relaxing vacation, this is probably not the best resort for you, however if you are young and arenâ€™t picky this is a reasonably priced decent resort. We had a good vacation, and for the price this is a good stay.