Hotel Oasis Islazul

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Please note that hotel standards in Cuba tend to be lower than in other Sun Destinations. Unless travelers are familiar with the resort or Cuban hotels, we typically recommend that travelers book a minimum 4 star resort when traveling to Cuba. 

Located on a private beach, 10 minutes from downtown Varadero & 25 minutes from the airport.
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  • 961johanb : Matanzas
Hotel Canimao Matanzas

Poor service. Terrible restaurant! Food is served in a non hygienic way. You cannot sleep due to the airco in the room which is too noisy. Requests put up at the reception desk are not folluwed up correctly and sometimes even forgotten.

  • Liz S : Norwich, United Kingdom
Awful but funny

I knew this place had had bad reviews when I booked to stay there but as it was merely a bolt hole after one long drive and before another long one the next day it didn't matter. It was cheap (you get what you pay for!) and the whole hotel was oozing with communist 1950s Soviet charm with nothing quite working properly. The pool actually had water in it but as it was raining when we got there we didn't want a dip. And the rain dripping through the roof of the bar added a certain something! There are some nice restaurants in Matanzas so other than sleeping there and eating the breakfast we didn't spend much time in the hotel.

  • nancyf386 : Yonkers
Terrible! Simply terrible!

Small rooms wit 2 twin beds squeezed in. Over large dresser takes up precious space. There was *another* dresser in the closet - no idea why. The lighting was awful! the bedside lamp was broken & was held together with duct tape. The bulb was dim. The TV was missing the remote so you had to change channels manually. The pedestal sink provided little room for toothbrushes, etc. There were little flies all over the place. 2 small towels. NO bath mat! The paths to the dining area & lobby had no lighting. The food was "meh". The only good thing was the water pressure in the shower. That was great.

  • rsklama : Victoria, BC
Dilapidated and going downhill fast

In fairness, the room was clean and okay. But there were mosquitoes, lots of them and in the morning the walls were spotted with bloody patches of the ones that I was able to annihilate. The rest of the hotel is decaying. . . The dining room ceiling was black with mold and the food, free with the booking, was god-awful hideous. We picked this hotel as it was the only place that would accept one night's accommodation prior to flying home from Varadero Airport.

  • Veronica L : Toronto, Canada
Not that bad

Came here in Mach 2015, it truly is an amazing resort beautiful and it's sort of jungle-like, directly about the Canimao River. However, it's not maintained as the beautiful resorts in Varadero. This is a great place to stay for a few days if you don't expect to relax in the pool or in your room but explore the city of matanzas, otherwise I'd recommend Varadero.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Unlimited domestic drinks from 10am to 10pm
  • Selected non-motorized watersports
  • Daytime tennis
  • Daily activities & nightly entertainment
  • 147 rooms
  • 1 Buffet & 1 a la carte restaurant
  • 2 Bars
  • Lobby bar (fee)
  • Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • 2 Tennis courts
  • Massage (fee)
  • Medical services (fee)
  • Internet access (fee)
Standard Room:
  • 2 3/4 beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Balcony or patio
  • Maximum occupancy per room is 3
Kids Stay Free - Under 15 Stay, Play & Eat Free when sharing a room with 2 adults using existing bedding. Pay a special rate including airfare & transfers. Maximum 1 child. Discounted rates available for 2 children in separate room.

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.

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Islazul Canimao Hotel
Carretera Matanzas-Varadero km. 4 1/2 Matanzas, Varadero 42200 Cuba

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.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.