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Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'd like ti give it 4.5 stars but cannot. The resort was excellent. The food was good but I could see how overly fussy people could complain. I really think anyone should be able to find something different to eat each day that they would like. The bus ride wasn't really that bad, especially on the way there with a...

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

A big shout out to Yani and Lia Net from the snack bar they always took good care of us and were amazing ! The rooms were gorgeous and clean ! The food was pretty amazing for Cuba overall everyone in that place deserves Also to Yaritza Emily Jeidy Gloria,and Mylene

1Thank Thunder T
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was really pleasantly surprised by this property. By Cuban standards, it's great. The beach is gorgeous, and the hotel pools are really great. There is something for everyone. The main pool was nice, but party central, so we chose to mainly use the quieter pool, which was great. Staff were very friendly and happy. The only thing which wasn't...

1Thank canadagal09
Midland ON
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every time we go back it gets better and better. Service - check in was smooth and friendly room - always clean, comfy bed, small fridge refilled daily, always bottled water - cleaning service does an outstanding job. Pool - always clean. always lots of chairs. Pool bar was great, always smiles and conversations. Food - al la cartes were...

1Thank 25davem
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful ocean water, gorgeous beaches, rooms are clean, grounds are clean and we'll maintained, buffet is okay, Alejandro in the buffet was awesome, great service, polite and always had a table ready for us at dinner time when he was working.

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Midland, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just spent 10 days at Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria, April 4-14th, the resort is beautiful and well kept. We have been to Santa Maria 3 times, all different resorts. The beaches are amazing!!! Love walking the beaches. Mariez, our customer service rep was second to none. She made us feel like royalty. We let them know we were...

4Thank bethmccormick59
Madoc, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Seven days our stay was Awesome...Beaches are AMAZING...crystal clear water and great for kids to enjoy. Enjoyed the sailboats and canoe. Resort was always clean and pleasure to walk through. Barely any mosquitoes. All the pools are great. Our kids especially enjoyed the ice cream at the main pool area. Some kids activities recommended. Food was always fresh with many...

Thank nilataliya
Truro, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This property is located about 2 hours from the Santa Clara airport so be prepared for a long drive after arriving at the airport. But there is good beer and usually a good tour guide to show you the sights along the way. The hotel is lovely with a nice lobby bar that gets very crowded in the evenings. Great...

2Thank Ernestonvacation
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Pros: -clean hotel and rooms -pizza and pasta was great, kid approved. -Pools were great except the pool with swim bar and island. Missing sharp tiles but you can see where they are missing. Look for white patches on pool bottom. Poor little boy scraped his forhead and needed 8 stitches! -hospital very close and from what I heard they...

3Thank Kevin B
Fall River, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are a beach person this is the place to be! Yes.... There is a bit of a hill to climb over but that Crystal clear water and soft sandy bottom is worth it. Lots of chairs and shade although I strongly prefer umbrellas over the big long covered wood structures they offer. Pools- we went in June 2016...

3Thank Carla C

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Additional Information about Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria

Address: Las Dunas 5 | Cayo Santa Maria, 50100, Cuba (Formerly Hotel Gaviota Cayo Santa Maria)
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Cayo Santa Maria
Price Range: $188 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria 5*
Number of rooms: 769
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“if you want quiet, 5 block or just ask for away from the main pool - but its all quiet after 7pm”
25davem, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was 1574, 3rd, floor, overlooking the ocean, 2 minute walk to beach and right outside. Great choices either way!”
bethmccormick59, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Building 7 is close to pool and beach”
nilataliya, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Third floor, building choice depends how close you want to be to the beach and pools. Building 15 was closest to the beach.”
Ernestonvacation, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best rooms beside the "quiet pool"”
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