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Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Worcestershire
Reviewed 2 July 2012

We arrived at the Paradisus as a party of 8 on June 6th 2012 for 2 weeks. My partner and I had decided to get married here. From the moment we arrived we knew we had chosen the right place. Upon check-in we were greeting with cold champagne and towels (much needed after a 9 hour flight and 1 hour...

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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2012

13/06/12 to 27/06/12 A huge thank you to all the staff at this hotel especially Yolleidi, Mariam, Norge and Olga truly wonderful people. Hotel fantastic, food great at the buffet with lots of different things to choose from. El Patio (a la carte) restaurant, totally amazing food and service. Our room 3628 in block 36 was fab, large corner room...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2012

We got married in Cuba this year at the Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort and it was excellent. They made our wedding the most perfect day possible. The majority of staff at the hotel were very friendly and the food was amazing. You can do scuba diving for free and there is also a catamaran journey available on the beach...

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wales
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Such a beautiful hotel. Only one negative and that was we didn't enjoy the Cuban restaurant. And every couple we spoke to said the same. The food was awful. But all the other restaurants in the hotel were amazing!!!!

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Kent, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2012

My new husband and I went here for our Honeymoon and it was our first time in Cuba. We were told about it by a friend and as soon as we saw the pictures we knew it was where we wanted to go. The trip from start to finish was amazing, our flight arrived early, we have booked through first...

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cyberhev
Reviewed 25 June 2012

This was our first trip to Cuba and it was problem free and we would definitely go back! The hotel is lovely, the food is great with really good choice and they go out of their way to accomodate any requests. The room was in very good condition having recently been refurbished. We tried the Cuban a la carte restaurant...

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La Marina, Spain
Reviewed 24 June 2012

We have just returned from two weeks holiday and we would like to thank ALL the staff of Paradisus, nothing was too much trouble and they went out of their way to please us and make us welcome and at home. Thank you also to Angel who was very special and patient after my Husband had an accident and we...

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Kidderminster
Reviewed 24 June 2012

We arrived atPRDO on 6th June for 2 week stay with our son and future daughter-in-law (who were getting married there on 12th june) and her parents and 2 friends. Right from our initial welcome of champagne and cold towels while registering at reception we felt we had truly arrived somewhere special. Our room was large and clean and despite...

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Stoke on trent
Reviewed 24 June 2012

2nd visit to this hotel in 2 yrs and we are planning the next in 2014...the royal service in this hotel is fab can't fault anything from arrival to departure u are treated like royalty nothin is too much trouble the staff too many to name are faultless and live very happy lives and to us seem to have very...

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Hubby and I went for our 10th wedding anniversary in October. Probably not the best time of year to venture there with the pending hurricanes or less than perfect weather. But we knew this going in and overall, we were fortunate with the weather - and yes some rain that didn't really last and some wind, more in the evenings...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Bahia de Naranjo Natural Park, in Playa Esmeralda, on the northern coast of Holguin province. Five-Star Ultra All Inclusive Eco-Resort with 354 rooms. Conceived only for adults aged 18 years or more. Maximum comfort and perfection in its private Royal Service area for a fabulous experience in a world apart. Recommended for weddings, honeymoons, incentive trips and wellness/spa. Guest Rooms 354 rooms: 254 Junior Suites, 24 Luxury Junior Suites, 16 Luxury Junior Suites Ocean View, 2 Suites Deluxe, 36 Master Junior Suites Royal Service, 14 Master Junior Suites Ocean View Royal Service, 6 Master Junior Suites Luxury Royal Service, 2 Garden Villas Royal Service. Dining: 8 Restaurants (A la Carte, Buffet), 5 Bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa

Address: Playa Esmeralda, Crta Guardalavaca, Holguin 007, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Holguin
Price Range: £190 - £388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 354
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Also Known As:
Paradisus Rio De Oro Resort And Spa
Paradisus Rio De Oro Hotel Holguin
Paradisus Hotel Guardalavaca
Rio De Oro Paradisus
Paradisus Rio De Oro Cuba
Hotel Paradisus Rio De Oro
Paradisus Rio De Oro Resort & Spa Cuba/Holguin
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for corner room upper floor, block 38 is well placed for quiet and for amenities, has a bath, not a walk-in shower though.”
 of 5 bubbles 706northerners, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Contact the hotel directly...”
 of 5 bubbles ToddMorgan1967, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Royal Service is very nice, but quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles EssexUKPixylee, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“building 34 is close to pool and washroom has been upgraded. 3418 was a corner room with big balcony on 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles paulkim2017, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Standard rooms actually have the nicer, more modern bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles pippajsmith, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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