Hotel Melia Varadero 5 * (Cuba / Varadero): overview, description and reviews of tourists

This review will introduce you to several luxury hotels in Cuba owned by Melia Hotels International. Complexes are considered to be a paradise by the sea. Here, stunning views, beautiful gardens, excellent service, personal service and many services for an unforgettable vacation.

In total, we consider three hotels "Melia", each of which is in its own good and unique.

First hotel

Melia Varadero 5 *, is a beautiful building in the shape of a pyramid. The first thing tourists come to pay attention to is the hotel’s round lobby, surrounded by gardens with panoramic elevators. They overlook the magnificent lagoon. The hotel is located near the famous city golf club and a large conference center. It stands on the first coastline 8 kilometers from the city center. The distance from the hotel to Havana is about 140 kilometers, to the nearest airport 35 kilometers.

The best hotel in Cuba


Melia Varadero 5 * offers 490 comfortable rooms of different categories. All of them are elegantly furnished and decorated. Description of rooms:

  • Balcony.
  • Air conditioning.
  • TV.
  • Mini bar.
  • Phone.
  • Safe.
  • Bathroom.
  • Rest zone.

Rooms are cleaned daily and efficiently.

Services offered

The complex is perfect for recreation of any category of tourists. It will be comfortable both for business people and young people, big companies, families with children. Even tourists of retirement age admire the rest spent in Veradero, in Melia Varadero 5 * (Varadero, Cuba).

Melia Varadeo All Inclusive

Here for leisure activities are available:

  • Three pools.
  • Jacuzzi.
  • Five bars (there are with show programs and karaoke).
  • Four restaurants.
  • Tennis court.
  • Massage room.
  • Gym.
  • The shops.
  • Beauty saloon.
  • Babysitting service.
  • Rent a car and bike.
  • Parking.
  • Wi-Fi (paid).
  • Seven conference rooms.


  • Diving.
  • Catamarans.
  • Windsurfing.
  • Sailing.
  • Billiards.
  • Table tennis.
  • Shooting.
  • Volleyball.
  • Children's entertainment club.
  • Animation.


Melia Varadero 5 * offers its customers all-inclusive meals. The menu offers a variety of dishes for every taste.

The hotel has a la carte restaurants, institutions with Cuban, Asian, Mexican, international cuisine, a snack bar, a restaurant specializing in the preparation of seafood dishes. The pool is a bar with animators. The main restaurant has a diet and children's menu.

Guest reviews

Judging by the reviews, Melia Varadero 5 * is a decent hotel, which is one of the best in Cuba. Hotel rating - 4.49 points, reviews, mostly positive. Judging by the words of tourists, settling in the rooms takes place instantly, the number fund itself is old, but everything is in decent and working condition, the food is tasty and varied, funny animation programs, the ocean and the beach are clean.

As for the minuses, many tourists complain about insects, such as cockroaches, which are found in this hotel almost everywhere.

Second hotel

Melia Peninsula Varadero 5 * (Varadeo) is a complex of cottages, created in the colonial style. The hotel is located on the famous Cuban beach in an ecological reserve, on the first coastline. The hotel has many pools, terraces, gazebos, a family area.There is also the so-called Friends Club, where programs for children are held daily.

Pensula Hotel in Cuba


All 586 spacious rooms of this wonderful hotel are located in detached bungalows.

The rooms have:

  • Rest zone.
  • Balcony.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Bathroom.
  • TV.
  • Safe.
  • Fridge.
  • The Internet.

Service and facilities

Pensula Melia Pool

Melia Peninsula Varadero 5 * offers its guests high-class service and many services:

  • Several pools.
  • Four restaurants.
  • Three bars.
  • Fitness Centre.
  • Bathhouse
  • Tennis court.
  • Conference hall.
  • Massage room.

Entertainment in Melia Varadero Peninsula 5 * (Cuba, Varadero) provided the following:

  • Water skiing.
  • "Bananas".
  • Windsurfing.
  • Baby Club (from 0 to 4 years).
  • Mini Club (from 5 to 12 years).
  • Disco.


Melia Varadero Peninsula 5 * has several restaurants with a varied and refined cuisine. Restaurants specialize in Mediterranean cuisine, fast food, grilled, Tex-Mex, Buffet, Japanese, Italian, Mexican, with children's dishes.

There are also several bars on site, which will delight you with exclusive cocktails and high-quality alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.In this hotel the power supply system is Al, that is, it is organized throughout the day. In addition to the main meals, there are snacks (pizza, snacks, sandwiches, pancakes), ice cream is provided free of charge, anyone can take alcoholic beverages.

Peninsula rooms

What do tourists think about the complex?

Focusing on reviews of Melia Peninsula Varadero 5 *, the hotel is excellent. His rating is 4.27. Tourists, vacationers in the complex, liked the number of rooms, food, territory, services for children.

The comments that travelers often leave are the shortage of umbrellas on the beach, the queues in bars and restaurants, and the slow staff.

Mostly, people advise families with children to relax here.

Third hotel

Hotel Melia Marina Varadeo

Melia Marina Varadero 5 * - located 15 kilometers from Varadeo in an ecologically clean reserve with dolphins. The hotel is located on the second coastline, 300 meters from the beach.

Number of rooms

"Melia Marina" has 423 rooms of different categories. The rooms have everything you need for a comfortable stay: air conditioning, refrigerator, bathroom, TV, balcony, coffee maker.

Service and infrastructure

The hotel provides its customers with a huge variety of services, so it is able to meet the diverse needs of guests.

The complex has:

  • Luggage storage.
  • Parking.
  • The Internet.
  • The shops.
  • Banqueting hall.
  • Conference hall.
  • Medical office.
  • Excursion Bureau.
  • Car rental.


  • Four pools.
  • Beach sports.
  • Spa.
  • Tennis court.
  • Restroom.
  • Aerobics.
  • Room with board games.

For children, the hotel provides:

  • Pool.
  • Children's Corner
  • Nanny
  • Children's menu.
  • Mini club
  • Entertainment programs.


In hotel Marina 5 * meals are organized in a boarding system. Here, guests can enjoy a buffet with international dishes, 5 restaurants (Latin, Italian, French, Asian, grill) and ten bars, evenly located throughout the complex.


The rating of the hotel Melia Marina is 4.2 points.

Tourists celebrate such advantages of the complex:

  • Fast check in without surcharges. Despite the early arrival, the rooms are settled very quickly.
  • Good rooms. Chic rooms, bright, spacious, clean. All equipment works properly and without complaints.
  • Service. Cubans are very friendly, polite, smiling, hospitable.
  • Food. Food is very varied and tasty. Meat, fish, seafood, pasta, soups, an abundance of vegetables and fruits.
  • Beach. Large and clean beach, sun beds and umbrellas all enough, the sea is clear, warm and very beautiful.
  • Animation. Guys animators are very funny and sociable.Every day they hold various shows, do aerobics, dance, organize interesting games.

Of the minuses:

  • Location Far from the city, discos, clubs and entertainment.
  • The Internet. Very weak connection.


As for the cost of rest in the hotels listed above, it is almost the same.

  • Accommodation at the hotel Melia Varadero 5 * for seven days will cost the company of two people 190 000 rubles. When placed with a child tour will cost about 240 thousand.
  • Accommodation in a complex Peninsula (with the same parameters) will cost about twenty thousand cheaper.
  • Marina offers its guests a seven-day rest with meals for 160 thousand rubles for two, and without meals for 130 thousand (a room with a kitchen).

A cheaper option can be picked up when booking a tour in advance (about six months before the trip). Sometimes tour operators offer clients so-called “last minute tours” with special offers. If you are lucky, you can find such a tour, the cost of which may be lower by 30%.

As for the visa, it is not required to visit Cuba.

Little about the city

Ambrosio Cave

Varadeo is considered the most popular Cuban resort.The city is located on a peninsula and is surrounded by the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic.

Many people call Varadero a city of unbridled fun and eternal sunshine. There is summer all year round, and the water temperature is never below +22 degrees. The beaches in Varadeo are all clean with snow-white soft sand. On the ocean, you can relax both day and night. The sea is almost always calm, there are no storms and big waves here.

As for the sights, then things are not very good. The city is focused on a beach holiday, there is almost nothing to see in it. But for a change of leisure, you can go to the Dupont mansion, the historical museum, the Hosoné and Montemar parks and the Ambrosio cave. Diving enthusiasts will like the marine park with flooded ships and aircraft.


If you want to spend your vacation amazingly and unforgettably, then you can safely choose Varadeo for your trip. And Melia Hotels International is the chain of hotels that will help you appreciate the beauty of this amazing country. Here you will find a decent level of service, good service, quality food and gorgeous ocean along the clean sandy beaches.

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