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Melia Marina Varadero Hotel starstarstarstarstar
Melia Marina Varadero
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Located close to the end of the Hicacos peninsula, the All-Inclusive Melia Marina Varadero Hotel Hotel & Apartments, is a 5-star resort by the marina and the beach, the only one of its kind in Cuba, with a total area of 40,900m2. The 771 rooms and apartments are distributed in a Hotel building with 7 floors and two areas of condominiums, Condominiums West "Vistamares," 4 and 5 floors, and Condominiums East "La Marina" 8 floors, all with elevators and unsurpassed views of the Gaviota Varadero Marina and the Hicacos Peninsula. Its spaces combine very contemporary design and atmosphere with nautical references allegoric of the world of sailing and the sea.

Location
Integrated into Las Morlas Square and the Gaviota Varadero Marina • 50 m from Paradisus Princesa del Mar • 300 m from the beach • 5 km from Plaza America Convention Centre and Varadero Golf Club • 15 km from Varadero • 42 km from Matanzas and Tropicana Cabaret • 35 Minutes from Varadero International Airport • 15 Minutes from Varadero downtown.
Autopista del Sur y Final, Punta Hicacos
Varadero 42200
Cuba
23° 11' 42.072" N, 81° 7' 45.984" W

All inclusive features
Guests at Melia Marina Varadero can enjoy the following all inclusive features:
  • 24 hour food and beverage service Domestic drinks & selection of international drinks
  • 24 hour reception – concierge: Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: 12 midday. Late check-out and early check-in. 24 hour telephone and fax.
  • Currency Exchange: from 10am to 8:30pm
  • Internet Centre: Located in the lobby. PC with internet (WiFi with charge)
  • Medical services: Doctor and nurse available in the hotel from Monday to Saturday for first aid. International clinic open 24 hours a day 10 minute drive from the hotel.
  • 5 pools
  • White, sandy beach with calm and shallow water
  • Health and beauty salon
  • Activities and entertainment
  • Sports facilities
  • Fitness centre
  • Water sports

Meeting Rooms
The Meliá Marina Varadero specialises in welcoming business and leisure groups, events, meetings, congresses and incentives. It has a total of 7 rooms, 5 of which are multi-purpose and 2 meeting rooms; convention area with terraces, direct access and offices; Business Centre and rental of different alternatives such as pool, gardens, terraces and others. It has a capacity from 40 to 600 people and WiFi internet. Through the meeting, groups and events coordinator, we offer services including audiovisual equipment, food and beverage and banquets, as well as services for musicals, decorations and attentions, and added value for groups, parties and beach dinners and pools for groups. The meeting and banqueting rooms are located in the lobby area, with independent entrance and outdoor areas for cocktails and coffee breaks.

Facilities
1035 Rooms • 4 Pools (including kids' pool) • Baby Club (2-4 yrs) • Kids Club (5-12 yrs) • Kids' play area • Conference facilities ($) • Internet café ($) • 3 Tennis courts • Multi-purpose court • Fitness facilities • Jacuzzi • Beauty salon ($) • Billiards • Table tennis • Shops ($) • Medical service ($) • Laundry services ($) • Theatre

Restaurants
The Meliá Marina Varadero offers varied and delectable dining options in its 8 restaurants; buffet with international cuisine, Latin, Italian, French, oriental, beach grill, snack bar and VIP bar lounge. Some of them offer the extra enjoyment of live music, as well as off the menu options and children’s menus, continental breakfast, snacks service and 24 hour room service free of charge on The Level floor. Decorated in different styles, its 8 bars invite you to enjoy Cuban and international drinks, and delicious tropical drinks in elegant and welcoming surroundings.
 
  • El Pilar buffet restaurant, specialising in international cuisine, is located in the hotel lobby. It is air conditioned and has large windows. It offers breakfast service (7:30am to 10:30am), lunch (1pm to 3pm) and dinner (6:30pm to 10pm), with capacity for 380 diners, formal dress code required.
  • Don Ernesto Latin Restaurant, whose interior design is inspired by the journeys made by Ernest Hemingway. It is air conditioned and located in the hotel’s shopping arcade. It offers an a la carte Latin dinner service (6:30pm to 10:30pm)with capacity for 98 diners, formal dress code required.
  • Don Peperoni Italian Restaurant is air conditioned and located in the hotel’s shopping arcade. It offers an a la carte dinner service (6:30pm to 10:30pm), with capacity for 44 diners, formal dress code required.
  • Casa Burguete distinguished by its sophisticated and elegant atmosphere, with a contemporary style and vintage glamour, as well as a sense of humour, the French Restaurant offers an a la carte dinner service (6:30pm to 10:30pm) with capacity for 70 diners, formal dress code required. It is air conditioned with large windows providing views of the marina. It is located in the hotel’s shopping arcade.
  • Bana Oriental Restaurant offers an a la carte dinner service (6:30pm to 10:30pm) with capacity for 52 diners, formal dress code required. It is air conditioned and has large windows with views of the marina. It is located in the hotel’s shopping arcade. It is attractive place where oriental dishes are designed and prepared in the purest fusion style.
  • El Pescador, located on the beach with an open lounge, pergolas and terraces, and connected to the hotel via an elevated walkway, El Pescador is a beach grill - barbecue with beautiful views of the sea and decorated with beach and marine motifs. It offers snacks and lunch (11am to 4pm) and an a la carte Cuban dinner service (6:30pm to 10:30pm)with capacity for 80 diners, casual dress code applied.
  • Havana Pool Snack Bar. Open space with pretty views of the pool and connected to the beach via an elevated walkway, located outdoors in the main pool area. It has a lounge, pergolas and terraces and decorated in a contemporary and modern style, with marine elements. It offers breakfast, lunch and snack services, 24 hours a day, with capacity for 194 diners, casual dress code applies.
  • Fiesta with a fantastic view of the marina is the main attraction of this lobby bar and piano bar (at night).Fiesta offers snacks and drinks 24 hours a day, with capacity for 240 people, formal dress code is required. It is located in the main lobby of the hotel and decorated in a contemporary style with references to the interior design of modern sailboats and yachts. Its name pays tribute to passages in the work by Ernest Hemingway.
  • Cojimar Bar located opposite the promenade, offers drinks from the afternoon until after dinner (3pm to 10:30pm), with capacity for 58 people. Its name pays tribute to passages from the works by Ernest Hemingway
  • El Mojito pool bar, located in the hotel’s main pool area, serves drinks and Cuban and international cocktails at its tables on the terrace when the pool is open (10am to 6pm), with a capacity for 30 people. Its name pays tribute to passages from the works by Ernest Hemingway.
  • Las Brisas Bar. Located in the beach area, near the beach grill, Las Brisas beach bar offers drinks and Cuban and international cocktails when the beach is open (10am to 6pm), with capacity for approximately 200 people.
  • Vuelta Abajo. Specialised in drinks and coffee to accompany the enjoyment and smoking of Havana cigars, in a quiet, friendly and elegant atmosphere, the Vuelta Abajo cigar bar provides a humidifier. Formal dress code required. Open from the evening to after dinner (6pm to 1:30am). The rustic wooden elements of its interior create a very special atmosphere. It is located on the ground floor, opposite the promenade. Its name pays tribute to passages from the works by Ernest Hemingway.
  • Las Velas. With beautiful views of the marina and located in the condo pool area on the second floor, Las Velas pool bar offers bar service and table service serving drinks and Cuban and international cocktails, open from mid-morning to the evening (10am to 6pm), with capacity to 30 people. (*) Exclusively for customers staying at the Condominium zone.
  • Daiquiri. The Daiquiri rum bar, serving Cuban and international drinks, is characterised by its unique Cuban atmosphere. Open for drinks and cocktails from the afternoon to late (3pm to 10:30pm), with capacity for 50 people. It is located opposite the promenade. Its name pays tribute to passages from the works by Ernest Hemingway.
  • Tierra Española. In surroundings that evoke the inside of a wine-cellar, with a special atmosphere created by wood and rustic materials, the bar Tierra Española, offering wine and "tapas," provides drinks service and music from 8 PM to 1:30 AM with capacity for 52 persons. It is located in the Shopping Gallery zone. Its name is an allegory of passages from the works of Ernest Hemingway.
  • Ambos Mundos. Its atmosphere is created by 2 decorative styles: classic vintage glamor of the Gourmet and nostalgic, adventurous Latino. Ambos Mundos is a bar with aperitifs open from 6 PM to 10:30 PM with capacity for 12 persons. It is located in the Shopping Gallery zone. Its name is an allegory of passages from the works of Ernest Hemingway.

Additional Services:
In addition to the all inclusive program offered at Melia Marina Varadero, several other services and features can be enjoyed at an additional cost to make your stay a more enjoyable one.
  • Souvenir and gift shop
  • Beauty Salon
  • Off the menu drinks and meals
  • specialist activities and water activities outside the hotel
  • massages
  • Telephone
  • Internet
  • Cigars
  • Car Rental
  • Bikes
  • Medical services
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry service
  • Parties and group activities
  • Photography and video Excursions and sightseeing tours
Accommodation
771 modern rooms distributed in a hotel zone in and the West Condominium "Vistamares" and the East Condominium "La Marina," with 11 different categories and the option of multiple capacity. The Hotel zone is equipped with 423 guestrooms from standard to suites operating in the All-Inclusive plan, and the Condominium zone features 348 studios and apartments with one, two or three bedrooms, equipped with all necessary comforts for long stays on the Accommodations Only plan. For more details please click here.


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