Islazul Varazul

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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.
Islazul Varazul is an apartment-style hotel with comfortable one-room apartments. Daytime and evening entertainment activities, as well as food services and a swimming pool, are offered at the neighbouring Hotel Acuazul.
Location: Centrally located in Varadero, near the beach, 10 km from the airport.

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  • Bungle6866 :
Run down, dirty and a waste of time

I arrived at the hotel after having already been in Cuba for a week. I was very unwell on arrival, unfortunately I must have eaten something bad. I was told my room was not ready, and it would be ready in 3 hours. I walked away to get some water and use the bathroom, and returned to tell them i could not wait. My room was miraculously ready. I used the lift which was stinking and very dark, which made up my mind that in future i will always use the stairs. The room was basic. It had a Safe, which i was given a key for with my room key. The Air conditioning unit was at the base of my bed and was extremely loud. It was also very cold. If i turned it off it was then too hot. I couldnt win! While lying in bed i noticed that at the base of the balcony door there was an ant infestation. The bathroom was in need of a clean and to be decorated. The toilet had no seat, and the flush was fluctuent. The lights did not work within the bathroom and i had to report this. The shower/bath tap lever fell off after the slightest of touches. The water came out brown and i had to run it for a while to get rid of the sediment. My room was not cleaned for the 4 days i was there. My sheets were straightened and occassionaly i was given a fresh towel. The bar in the reception was great, and the soft drinks were all bottled. you could get water in a cup however you had to buy water in bottles from the shop at the front of the hotel. The Snack Bar served ham and cheese baps which were disgusting and undercooked!The beach was only a 5 minute walk from the hotel and i spent most of my time here. There is an area with palm leaf beach umbrellas and sun loungers for hotel patrons, and a duty security guard who enforced this. He also had a set of binoculars and kept an eye on everybody swimming in the sea. There is a bar around 30m from the beach which is part of the hotel and all inclusive. I decided against going in the swimming pool as it was murky. The food was left out during the whole buffet time and i was severly put off by eating anything during my stay. I ate at other bars around the area. There was not very much to do in Varadero, i was most unimpressed and ready to go home!

  • Yaset B : Havana, Cuba
Falto de todo

El hotel es un edificio adjunto al Hotel Acuazul, peo no cuenta con ninguna de las comodidades con las que si cuenta el hotel Acuazul. En el Varazul no hay piscina, ni snack bar, ni actividades recreativas en las noches, ni restaurantes con buffette. Todo esto hay que irlo a buscar al Acuazul, lo cual puede resultar molesto, sobre todo si te topas con que estas en el séptimo piso sin elevador. Las habitaciones aunque muy espaciosas están muy descuidadas. Sería un hotel magnífico si le dedicaran los recursos que debe llevar. Está en una posición privilegiada, a solo unos metros de la playa, pero su condición lo condena. Espero tomen nota y hagan algo al respecto.

  • Enrico P :
leggete per credere!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Per tutti i lettori,non sono un tipo da recensione ma mi sento in dovere di informarvi della mia esperienza estremamente negativa. Non saprei da dove cominciare ma penso che se vi scrivo schematicamente l'impatto visivo è netto:- Camera orrenda;- ultima manutenzione (mai fatta);- divani con cuscini bucati;- mura sporche;- Acqua FREDDA!!!!;- lenzuola sporche di sangue;- climatizzatore fatiscente e non regolabile (o ghiaccio o spento);Sicuramente dimentico qualcosa ma vi assicuro che le foto parlano chiaro! EVITATE ASSOLUTAMENTE64€ buttati!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Alejandro2209 : Havana, Cuba
Una mala experiencia

Hotel con habitaciones en mal estado, sin luz en el baño, sin mandoen el televisor, sin agua caliente, todo esto en los apartamentos del Varazul, oferta de bar muy pobre, pasaron el bar del loby de incluido, a bebidas de pago, muy buenas en ese bar y muy pobre oferta en el bar de la piscina que es el unico incluido. comida regular, el la primera hora del bufett se acababan la mayor parte de las ofertas, se ve que hay un problema de gestion del hotel. el restaurant y bar son compartidos con el Aquazul. han empeorado de igual fecha del 2016 a la actualidad.

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  • Items of a personal nature
  • 78 Rooms
  • 1 Restaurant
  • 1 Bar
  • 1 Pool
  • Spa (fee)
  • Shops
Hotel Room includes:
  • 2 Twin beds
  • Balcony
  • Cable
  • Air Conditioned
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Private Bathroom
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Maximum Occupancy 3, up to 2 adults
1 Bedroom Standard includes:
  • 1 King or 2 Twin beds 
  • Separate Bedroom
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishware
  • Maximum Occupancy 3, up to 2 adults
Kids Deal - Children 2-12 yrs FREE when sharing room with 2 adults.

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Hotel Varazul
Ave 1, Calle 13 y 14, Varadero 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.

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