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Melia Buenavista

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brantford
Reviewed 6 April 2011

My husband and I travelled to the Melia Buenavista from March 3 -10. The resort is wonderful. Our favourite bartender, Michael, was at the beach bar. He makes this wonderful creation he calls "the Buenavista" and it is quite a tasty treat. My husband and I enjoyed chatting with Michael - he is very friendly and does an excellent job...

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Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear guest of Melia Buenavista, I want to thank you for posting such a great comment at the Trip Advisor. I´ll make sure Michael and the rest of my team reads it. It is very important for us to know that we have covered your expectations. I hope to see you soon in beautiful Cayo Santa María.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 5 April 2011

In the first week of the month of March we were at the Hotel Melia Buenavista and we discovered the best bartender of the hotels that we had previously been to. His name is Orestes, this individual was very professional and charismatic as well, he is definitely an asset to your organization

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Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear guest of Melia Buenavista, Many many guests agreed with you about Orestes, simply he is a great person and worker. I´ll make sure he reads your beautiful comment.

North Bay, Ontario
Reviewed 2 April 2011

Our Butlers (Javier and Mikeal) was great! We loved this place and would return in a heartbeat! We took full advantage of our spacious room....shower outside, jacuzzi tub, walk in closet, king bed, couch, chair and coffee table, outside patio furniture with ocean view and minibar and room service at any time. Our room was kept very clean by (Yuleidy...

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Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear guest of Melia Buenavista, I want to thank you for posting the experience you had with us at Melia Buenavista. Javier, Mikel, Yuleidy and Katy are very happy knowing that their daily efforts are appreciated. We hope to see you soon.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2011

After reading the reviews we were definitely expecting “version 1.0” problems with this hotel. Despite this, we just returned from a great trip. We are a young looking couple in their mid thirties to mid forties who wanted a relaxing trip and that is definitely what MBV served. Here are a few of our thoughts. Service and Bartenders All the...

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Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear guest of Melia Buenavista, Onbehalf of my staff, I want to thank you for taking the time and post such a great commet at the trip advisor. We would like to see you soon in beautiful Cayo Santa María, Cuba.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 30 March 2011

I recently enjoyed a Fantastic experience at the MBV with my Mother, and her friend. It was the perfect getaway for 3 woman seeking some down time to relax and spend quality time. From the moment of arrival greeted by champagne in this Zen feeling atmosphere to departure it was pure bliss for the 3 of us. Our butler Gerardo...

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Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear guest of Melia Buenavista: Onbehalf lf Gerardo, Lucas, Orestes, Borje, lionel, Armando and Israel, I want to thank you for sharing the recent experience you had with us in Cayo Santa María.

Cowansville, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2011

First of all, you have to keep in mind that this is Cuba and they have difficulty getting all the goods that we take for granted. I would like to point out that this resort is still in the breaking in phase and the vegetation is not yet fully grown. The gardeners worrk wery hard and trying to make the...

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Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear guest of Melia Buenavista, Thanks for your review, we hope to see you soon.

London, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2011

My wife and I traveled with another couple to escape the long Canadian winter! We have travelled to other caribbean islands but this was our first time to Cuba. We liked the isolated location and quiet relaxing atmosphere - and especially after we visited the other hotels - this one was the right choice for us although it is a...

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Dear friend of Melia Buenavista. Thanks for your wonderful review, we hope to see you soon in Cayo Santa MAría.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2011

On arrival to MB my husband and I were very disappointed with the location of the hotel and the fact that it appeared rather deserted. Also, we had not been prepared for the lack of vegetation surrounding the hotel. We enjoy RR however our initial impression was that we were stranded in some godforsaken place. We were reassured by staff...

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Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

I want to thank you for taking the time and posting the experience you had with us in Cayo Santa María. We hope to see you soon.

Fakarava, French Polynesia
Reviewed 16 March 2011

MB seems to be marketing itself as a romantic couples resort so I booked this with trepidation. It is a romantic place certainly, but I truly enjoyed my solo stay there and hope to return soon. With the best location on CSM, allowing a choice of several beach areas with a coral reef just off shore, it can’t be beat....

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Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear guest of Melia Buenavista: Onbehalf of my staff, I want to thank you for your review, we hope to see you soon.

Montreal
Reviewed 15 March 2011

Let me preface this review by stating I have stayed with my girlfriend at Melia Las Dunas (late March 2009) and Royal Hideaway Ensanchos (early April 2010). We visited Buenavista from March 6th-13th. I am in my early 40's and she - early to mid 30's and are from Montreal. We were some of the younger people at the resort...

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Melia B, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear guest; Thank you very much for all your comments, as always we are taking all the feedback in a very positive way and we are using as a tool to improve our resort and the service that we offer. I would like you to consider to comeback in the future and check the improvements done based in your comments....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located west of Cayo Santa Maria in a privileged ecological environment, and surrounded by beaches and coves. All-Inclusive five-star resort with 105 junior suites and suites, and the Villa "Zaida del Rio." Designed for adults over 18 years. An entire hotel featuring Royal Service. Recommended for couples, weddings, honeymoons and wellness/spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Buenavista

Address: Punta Madruguilla, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Cayo Santa Maria
Price Range: £193 - £424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Buenavista 4*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Melia Buenavista Hotel Cayo Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
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