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5985 Sylvie S Written on October 10th 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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charming small complex, the site and the rooms are clean, staff are friendly and available, the strength of this hotel in my opinion, is its location in the city center, good value for a 3 * I Tour does not so I rated 5

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choice buffet is really small, like for bars, choosing rather limited.
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5933 monalisa Written on October 9th 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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Very good price / quality ratio. Lobby very nice and welcoming. Beautiful pool, beautiful beach. Very good for a 3 *.

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The hotel does not provide bottled water, not even the first, which should be mandatory! More varieties of the buffet does not hurt. The bar is closed where it gives the show the night and yet it is open all day. We never understood that!
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5057 Emilie Written on September 7th 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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We spent two beautiful weeks at Cuatro and we are very satisfied with our trip. The hotel has a good location near the city center and services. There is clinical in front (I had to go and c was very fast their health system is better than here! The doctor very sympatic) and pharmacy right next. Exchange office nearby on the street (the rate is better than a hotel) Josone Park and Calle 62 near. The staff is very sympatic especially the musicians, which gives very good performances every night in the lobby. The dancers are very good as they come and dance music during the show and gives another spectacle to 9: 30 pm. The beach is beautiful, lots of palapas. Generally very nice site, everything is close we do not need to walk over to get to the beach to the buffet and rooms. Our room was at the beginning in the hotel across from Calle 62 (resto-bar in front) and very noisy, we got to change without problem. A la carte restaurant there 2 (internet it was only a part) on the edge of the sea was good (chicken kebab) and pearl caribbean really good and the waiter was very funny we had really beautiful evenings with him before a great food! It really was our best dinner buffet because the ca become what he always repeated the dough with tomato sauce (I bring spices and I've used!) Chicken pork beef fish ... and always rice, potato .. brief we get out at least one kitchen but not you get bored of the kitchen! In the morning there are eggs as they want really good omelets. The drinks are good in general especially at the bar near the beach at night the bartender is super good! The lobby is sometimes long to be served during the evening shows because they seem to lack the bartender. The buffet and restaurants where tips are given we are treated like kings, we kept our table was holding what we drank so. We observed that 75% of people do not Tippe I return not as the world are cheap! The world believes that "all inclusive" service also included but these people have to pay really silly so do not be shy to tipper at least once every now and then one pesos is not much for us! Most of the world that gave tips was Quebecois.

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I believe that every hotel there is the negative here is not dramatic frankly for the price we usually enjoy. First time we went in August there were maragouin in our room! Well it's better than cockroaches but we did sting at night so it was a little tanning. There was Gustav during our stay there was water that entered our room (doors and windows are not sealed!) And was told by reception that this was normal and eventually it we who have picked up. At the end there was a misunderstanding with nolitours for our departure so we almost missed our bus to the airport we were lucky if there were others who were not so lucky! In Aéoroport we heard the same story from Mount Royal Tour There were two flights with the same number of flights while everyone was mixed! There was no internet at the hotel.
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5448 raymondrobert1 Written on September 2nd 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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We went in August, tampérature beautiful, very well located hotel close to everything, very clean in general, but very little room hotel section, Section colonial people say it's good too. A la carte restaurant excellent especially Cuba Alberto server, which is very funny. The beach was breathtaking animated pretty good, live band every day in the evening, and a little buffet lunch. the shows are good. Ultimately we are very happy with our experience we would definitely come back for the fifth time in Varadero nudes are not disappointed in the hotel. The Famous specialty hotel is 3 star but is equivalent to a four stars to us.

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Of course there is the buffet repetitive but it's Cuba you would expect. Only two restaurants including a la carte lunch restaurant that turns into the evening. Lunch at the restaurant of the beach variety not really the same thing every day. The rooms are clean but quickly .... At the lobby bar only 2 servers and it is the only bar open in the evening, but hey you're on vacation and not supposed to be pressed.! It is little negative in general it is
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31 buibel1 134days before my next trip: Written on August 21st 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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I stayed from July 26 to August 9, 2008. Lovely complex not too big, almost all had room to garden and also the pool, room clean and fairly spacious, safe in the room and no extra cost, pleasantly surprised, given its three stars. Personal charming and pleasant with a few exceptions, background hard to talk in French. Beautiful beach and having several palapas and trash cans and ashtrays .... shame that people do not use it enough! The two a la carte restaurant are excellent in an air conditioned room and the other on the beach, nice view to the sunset. Hotel near the downtown restaurant and disco, Park Josone ... Very safe to walk. Excursion to Cayo Blanco catamaran with snorkeling and swimming with dolphins extra. In addition to 10CUC you are entitled to three beautiful and delicious lobster for another 10CUC you have a nice picture of you with the dolphins that make you a kiss. If you are looking for money this is an excellent choice!

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The buffet is just okay, there might be a little more variety, is that people will die of hunger or maigrira there ... soups and desserts super good! Lack of air conditioning in the dining room, it was very hot! People on the beach and in the water who want to sell you cigars and other things or quetter money .... at the end of the stay begins to fall on my nerves! it's like everything everywhere in tourist areas.
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5650 Karine D Written on June 29th 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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Only positive comments, the sea view rooms are lovely, renovated and ALWAYS clean. The staff is very friendly. Do not forget to smile .... You renderons it nicely. At the buffet, the choice variable, but touours very good, there is always a fish and meat (usually pork) and desserts are delicious .... The servers receive tips like .. remember that a pesos convertible Cuban pesos equivalent to 24 ... then they are really happy. They like candy and gum, which is really a luxury for them, since it is expensive. The beach is paradise .... ... obrelles and quiet enough. The pool is entirely renovated beautiful. During our stay, he had several renovations, so we were witnesses of their concerns to improve. What about the locality of the hotel .... wow, to the beginning of downtown Varadero, with a bar was open in front. I recommend you two excursions: Havana and day by jeep, really great. In our opinion, this hotel and 4 stars. Having been to cuba 4 times, I definitely would go back to this hotel. Several single women encountered on the site, they say they feel safe at this hotel. Cuba strongly!!

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not really, except the arrival chek in to hotel too hasty, as we had several arrive simultaneously, the service is quick but not very welcoming. Another downside, we have not got our room by 16:00 and we arrived at 12h00.
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5446 charles55 Written on June 22nd 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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The Cuatro was my favorite in Cuba, of all trips made in this country (4) up to now it is my favorite. This hotel is great if you want to go out as it is in the center and you can take a walk without having to take transport, a few blocks from the park Josone (nature park in the city), market the chip, restaurant ect. The room (section Colonial) very pretty without fancy but very comfortable, comfortable mattresses (the first time in all my travels in Cuba) staff VERY friendly and I never felt that the service was with the tips, although on we know that people make their salaries with those it so be generous. The beautiful beach, the animation is still present on the site, no disco on site but outside you can find. Several Cuban force themselves to speak French. Some fail to smile at first contact but if they made a real smile that comes so easily and then they make you. For the food we forget that we are in Cuba, the buffet is not extensive but there is always a little something to put in their mouths, the morning break for dinner, pizza, french fries hot dog Hamberger toasted sandwiches in fact things simple and acceptable to the taste. The Cuba restaurant (a map) then the hat has to lick the fingers, three different menu but just as good as each other, and what about the service and looks like a 5 star restaurant. Something else for francophones who love watching TV 2 station TVA and TV5 French world.

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For the pool .... it was under renovation but do not worry they had finished the work the day before we left, she was filling, the comments of those who went before us said that the painting of the pool was in poor condition They have redone all ceramic and is now very beautiful, though shallow. They offered us a bottle of rum in compensation for this inconvenience but we have not been hit by this inconvenience as we go to sea and not for the pool. I have very few negative comments to make on this place.
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5411 Dany C Written on June 19th 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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Room: Very clean, large, first rétage with intimate balcony. King bed, comfortable pillows ordinary, but there were 4, we made do. Air conditioning rather archaic, noisy but we got used to her purring equal. Bathroom very clean but poorly laid out. Not for cosmetics counter, a small round table in the room was very well done the trick. The hair dryer very inefficient, luckily I had mine. It was convenient, all were taken on 110 v. then no adapter required for flat iron, hair dryer, battery charger. Magnetic card safe (free) and the bedroom door. We can ask for a second, but it only opens the bedroom door only. Small fridge in the room works very well. The beach is super nice, large and clean. Josone Park. Is a nice place to walk, lots of greenery. A body of water is but water is green. Some were walking pedal. There are two camels on which children can hike, there are chickens, roosters, a few flamingos in captivity. Some restaurants are also, it has not tried. The Hotel, the center of everything. It forms a rectangle with the pool in the center. In this rectangle, the lobby with small stage, six young great musicians who play it every night from August to September hrs. They are very dynamic. Very good Mohitos, Cervezas, Ron 7 anos, Pina Colada. and especially the special KIKI (the bartender kiki) The bar closes at midnight. On another side of the rectangle, the buffet. Large enough, very clean, but despite that they hold doors closed, there are some birds that manage to enter, flies too. A little irritating because the birds we sometimes graze the head ... not too pleasant. By cons, the sheets are always very clean, utensils also with 3 meals. The food: I would say it is just OK. It is true that it is limited, repetitive, it's fast redundant. For cons, I fed her fresh fruit, orange, pink grapefruit, white, papaya, watermelon, pineapple, baby bananas sometimes. All this every day, with three meals, I had never seen that anywhere. Orange juice very good, bread, several kinds, excellent. There was also every day, a green lettuce, curly kind boston quite exquisite, tomatoes, cucumbers which I liked very much. Desserts were always good ice cream too. Okay red wine, drinkable. At the turn at the end of the buffet restaurant is a la carte. Nice atmosphere, it's seems he has lived in the residence Batista, President Fidel before. It seems that in this building, there is always a "bunker" where he was hiding. It is used now as a place of storage. As long as the restaurant menu is good but simplistic. Nearby, is the snack bar. Good hotdogs, hamburgers but the bread is cool ... you have to eat quickly. The fries are very good. The pizza ... boff, they are made in advance, very few are left and lined on shelves, flies revolve around ... rather ordinary. It remains the ranchon, two lunch menus. Small salad bar and we always offer two choices, either fish, chicken, beef, pork cooked in barbecue. Always served with the same rice, cooked vegetables the same, every day. Sometimes it's good, sometimes undercooked, sometimes too ... too bad, I think this is how to prepare the food that is deficient, more than the dishes themselves! At night it becomes ranchon la carte restaurant. I have tried a lobster (13 CUC). It was very small and overcooked, I was served with a string of fish. It was "okay"! Incidentally, for those who will soon, perhaps they will have the chance to know the new ranchon. It is under construction, on the far left when descending towards the sea "should" be ready by mid-February ... work is progressing at the speed of Cuba ... But it will be beautiful, to see what are done! The pool, what a pity for them. It seems that the hotel, ordered ceramics to cover the pool floor during renovations made this fall. This ceramic is not arriving in time then, time limit, in order to open the hotel at the earliest, the cement was painted in blue and two days later, they filled with water. Errreur! .... The paint is all blistered, and peeled off in several places. Sadly, it is not the best photos! But she is super well maintained, clean water, we can swim safely. As with Nolitours, got a bottle of rum in the room, enjoyed 2 dinners exclusive Cameleon Club Ranchon. Have been to only one, it was good but small portions. Three small skewers, chicken, beef, fish with white rice and cooked vegetables. Small entrance salad and ice cream for dessert. Entertainment: The best show in my opinion it is in the small bar in back of the complex or the bartender kiki (Enrique) has made his show he is worth the trip alone ca. ATMOSPHERE IN THIS BAR IS OUFFF The show at the hotel was just okay. You can always go across the street to take a trip to Bar Calle 62, salsa earful and an eyeful, musicians, musicians super good, nice atmosphere and you always feel safe. No internet in this hotel at this time. They have three posts in the lobby, but it is unclear when the computers will be installed. We refer to Barcelo Solymar, 20 min. walk, 5 cuc / 30min. We met with the hotel manager Hans, very friendly and professional. HANZ THANK FOR FREE SHIPPING IN HAVANA (TROPICANA) In short, I find this complex in excellent value for money. Cleanliness, we had apparently it a privilege to be in the hotel because the rooms are Nolitours own bankers to be in the colonial bungalows on the other side of the street. I met with many tourists who lived in the bungalows and all, without exception, loved this place for peace and are not inconvenienced due to having to cross the street.
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5158 gastonfortier Written on May 31st 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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The hotel is superb. The long beach of Varadero is one of the nicest I've seen. The rooms in the Colonial section are very well. People complained of dated rooms of the hotel section. Since May 29, 2008, they finally renovate the pool which was a general annoyance. The situation of the Cuatro Palmas, in downtown, is perfect if you are visiting Varadero. The city wakes up at night and the restaurant Calle 62, across from the hotel, offers a show with a group of musicians very catchy. People dance in the same street until the wee hours.

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The food is terrible. I spent the week to pay me out of the hotel restaurants because I was tired of so low quality meal. The a la carte restaurant are as bad as the buffet but with service. We manage to get out but everything is cold and is in a hurry. The birds merrily in the buffet leaving deposits in breads and desserts. I am not a fussy traveler, but, anyway.
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4849 helenepaquet Written on May 14th 2008 This review has been automatically translated
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NICE HOTEL, THE GOOD FOOD STAFF IS NICE EXCEPT SOME SERVER THE DINING ROOM THAT DO NOT SEE U.S. GET LOVED BOTH 6 AND WHO DID NOT WANT AT ALL WE HAVE IN HIS DIVISION. THE BEACH AND THE SEA IS BEAUTIFUL AND COULD BE EVEN LOWER THE CHAIRS OF THE POOL AT THE BEACH TO THE CONDITION OF RAMANER END OF THE DAY. I RETURNING TO THIS HOTEL

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ROOMS ON THE SECTION OF THE POOL AND FACING THE SEA IS RESERVED TO I DO NOT KNOW THAT??? BUT SURELY NOT WE QUEBECERS EVEN IF I PAY FOR A ROOM ON THE SEA????! WE HAVE BEEN SENT TO FURTHER SITE WITH ROOMS VIELLLOTTES RATHER, ON BUT went along with Air Transat and its AGENCIES SHOULD HAVE WE ADVISE THAT NICE ROOMS RENOVATED IN SECTION IS NOT THE PLACE OF QUÉBECOIS. FOR THIS REASON, MY OPINION THIS COMPANY REMAINS MIXED AS MUCH AND I LOVE MY COMPATRIOTS ALERT! THEY WILL NEVER HAVE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOMS, DO NOT GET IDEAS AND DO NOT PAY WITHOUT HAVING HAD INSURANCE (WRITTEN) OF YOUR AGENCY HAVE IS WHY YOU PAID IN WRITING AND PLEASE IF YOU WANT REQUEST A REFUND.
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