Club Amigo Guardalavaca

Holguin, Cuba
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Not the nicest of hotels visually but the Club Amigo Guardalavaca makes up for it in service and value. Nice quiet beach area. The great prices on this resort make it the best choice for a 3 star resort in Holguin.

Club Amigo Guardalavaca

The Club Amigo Guardalavaca is a favourite with Canadians and many keep coming back year after year. The 'Village', just recently built and more spacious, is the newest feature to the resort's property. You're just steps from the beach and from the other two all-inclusive hotels, where you have full access to their bars, restaurants, and activities. Great for families - sort of like three holidays in one!

Location: On Guardalavaca Beach and 60 minutes from the airport.

Club Amigo Guardalavaca Reviews

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    TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

    Avoid at all cost

    Just returned from this hotel and we were shocked how bad this hotel was.We were welcomed to the hotel by the most unhelpful reception staff I have ever met.Half of the hotel was closed the half that... Read Full Review


    2015-07-24 - Reviewed By : tony s - Telford, United Kingdom
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    We revisited this resort in July 2015 while on a vacation next door at Brisas. Not much different from 2009:crowded,dirty,noisy. Not much good service and lacks security. Beach is beautiful but is a... Read Full Review


    2015-07-21 - Reviewed By : vidandy - montreal
    Great place for the price!

    Super large site, great people, nice pool and entertainment, the beach is ok but not super nice, lots of sea weeds otherwise it's great. The food is ok but not over that except that we appreciated... Read Full Review


    2015-07-20 - Reviewed By : Sacapus1976 - Terrebonne, Canada
  • Club Amigo Guardalavaca Hotel Reviews

    Star Rating Rating: 3.5 - 6 reviews

    Rating: Star Rating
    "My girlfriend and i spent a week at club amigo and our first night did not start off so great. ( when the booking details say standard garden view don't think your getting a garden view) we entered our room come to find 2 single beds a broken sink and rust in the bathroom, we stayed for the night and upgraded the next morning for a extra 170 pesos to a beautiful ocean view villa. that's when we started to enjoy our trip. our week consisted of paddle boats, snorkeling, mopeds ( extra but worth it 25 pesos for 24hrs but make sure you fill it when its returned that only cost 3 pesos) and a few tours. For food you get what you get, breakfast and lunch are buffets and basically the same every day but for dinners i recommend to take advantage of the 3 free dinners your able to make reservations for, it gets you out of the crowded buffet room and someone serves you so you are not bumping everyone trying to get food on your plate. in my eye after the upgrade ( recommended) the trip was amazing great staff and amazing weather. Make sure you check out the flee market, they have some great deals." [...]
    Reviewer: reviewer827
    Date: May. 17, 2011

    Rating: Star Rating
    "We were very happy with clean rooms and pretty good food at the buffets. A la carte dinners were great!!! Room maids, waiters, bar tenders were all very good and quick. The beach was fabulous, and we enjoyed mingling with the locals very much!
    " [...]
    Reviewer: reviewer8724
    Date: Apr. 15, 2011

    Rating: Star Rating
    "My daughter (20yrs. old) and I stayed at Club Amigo Guardalavaca September, 08. Something had gone wrong with our booking, as a result; she got to stay in the actual hotel and I got a beach front villa. We had problems in the hotel, as the toilet was broken and could not be flushed also, the shower was broken. Hotel management promised that the repair would be done immediately, however; that did not happen. The following day, as a last resort, she moved into to my villa. There was no reimbursement from the hotel.

    On the other hand, my Villa was extremely beautiful. It was quite large, bright, spacious and clean. Overall, the food was excellent. We had food and booze to our disposal 24hrs. The resort was clean and staff and other guests were amazingly friendly. This resort is quite a distance from the nearest town and you would need transportation to get there. Although there is not much to see in the immediate area, I love the resort and would go back again and again.

    Adorable Sonia from Toronto" [...]
    Reviewer: evadson7990
    Date: May. 24, 2009

    Rating: Star Rating
    "Meet our needs, saw somthing crawling one time in the closet, however this is the carribbean which has a lot of creepy crawlers. Hotel cleaners were great." [...]
    Reviewer: Anonymous [via Escapes.ca]
    Date: Dec. 29, 2008

    Rating: Star Rating
    "I've been to all 5 star hotels before this is the first time I went to a 3 star and there is such a huge difference. I went with 2 friends and we had a good time. We liked the food it was a lot of fish so if you donít like fish not the resort for you. We're all young girls who didnít care much about the resort we went because it was cheap and we wanted to party and get a nice tan. They say they have a disco but itís really small and itís not much of a disco. The rooms arenít horrible mind you we were on the top floor every one who was on the main floor had bugs in there room, mold and water leaking. There was a lady who was crying because her room was so bad and wanted to get out asap. She wasnít the only one another guy paid to leave early. There was about 50 ppl that were on our plane that went to club amigo and out of those people I would say 20 of us had a good time. The staff was pretty awesome we made friends with some of the entertainment crew. Overall I had an awesome trip defiantly nothing close to a 5 star. If your expectations arenít too high then itís a good place just remember itís a 3 star for a reason. " [...]
    Reviewer: Anonymous [via Escapes.ca]
    Date: Dec. 23, 2008

    Rating: Star Rating
    "This is a very beautiful resort which my friends and I loved very much. The only thing is the problem with the rooms. They were a bit "poor" looking (that is if you get the 3 star room), if you upgrade you get a nice luxury room in a two storey house. If not, you are stuck with a motel-look-alike, something what you might get travelling across U.S. off a highway. The food was not bad, although we noticed that sometimes they would "recycle" the food, or this is what we thought they were doing. Like, if there was pasta the night before, there would be a tone of pasta salad the next morning at breakfast. There are 3 buffet restaurants, and some le-carte restaurants. We tried to book the le-carte, however they said that there are no spots for the next 2 weeks. This really turned us off, when we walked by one of the le-cartes that evening, it was only quarter full, so we believe that they might have been lying to save money, thus be cautious of this and book WAY ahead so they won't have an excuse. Try to book before you actually show up to Cuba. Otherwise, the service was great and everyone was extremely nice. We left some small dollar store gifts for the cleaning girls and they LOVED it (more than money!). I recommand taking make-up, hygene products, soap, tooth paste and all other small things we take for granted because they really have a lack of it there. The ladies will be pleased and you might just get a swan on your bed. =) Enjoy." [...]
    Reviewer: Anonymous [via Escapes.ca]
    Date: Oct. 20, 2008

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Hotel Amenities

Facilities

  • Hotel complex is composed of 4 sections; the Standard section (Club Amigo Guardalavaca - Guest rooms have recently been refurbished), the Villa section (Club Amigo Guardalavaca Village), the Bungalow section, and the Tropical section.
  • 3 buffet restaurants
  • 3 a la carte restaurants: International, Italian & Cuban (reservations required by 10am same day, dress code in effect)
  • 6 bars including swim-up pool bar
  • Snack bars
  • 4 outdoor pools
  • Kids pool
  • Sauna (fee)
  • 2 tennis courts (not lit)
  • Gift shops
  • Fitness facilities
  • Scuba diving on-site (fee)
  • A range of non-motorized watersports
  • Beauty salon
  • Massage services (fee)
  • Laundry service (fee)
  • Medical serives (fee)
  • Internet access (fee)
  • Car rental (fee)
  • Disco (fee)

Accommodations

Hotel Rooms include:
  • 2 single beds or 1 double bed
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Bathroom with shower only - 220V converter & adaptor required
  • Balcony with garden view
  • Max occupancy 3 persons
Villa Rooms
  • Same as above but recently built and more spacious
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Bathrooms with tub and shower
  • Located in the villa section
  • Max occupancy 2 adults & 2 children
Tropical Rooms
  • Same as Hotel Rooms but with 2 twin beds
  • Located in the building closest to the beach
  • Exclusive to Sunquest Vacations bookings

All Inclusive Features

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks
  • A la carte dining w/reservations
  • Unlimited Domestic beer and drinks (10am-11pm)
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Pedal boats
  • Snorkeling
  • 1 Introductory scuba diving lesson at pool per stay
  • Daytime tennis
  • Use of bicycles
  • Mini-golf
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Aerobics
  • Exercise room
  • Games room
  • Pool table
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment

Kids Deals

Kid's Deals - One child 12 and under stays and eats free when sharing a room and existing beds with 2 adults; pay only airfare. Youths 13-16 pay special all-inclusive rate.

For the Kids - Kids 4-12 enjoy supervised activities daily at the Kids' Club, Kids' pool and Playground. Babysitting service. (fee)

Bonus

Honeymooners - Receive a room upgrade, (based on availability at time of check-in) a bottle of sparkling wine, flowers, and an invitation to a la carte restaurant. Please inquire when booking. Requires proof of marriage certificate at check-in.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

Extra Info

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.


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