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Mansion Xanadu

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Didn't stay at this hotel but visited for the experience and a drink in the 3rd floor bar. Well worth a visit for a couple of hours. The bar on the 3rd floor is stunning and serves a great gin & tonic. A very narrow, quirky little staircase takes you up instead of the old elevator. There was no-one else...

1Thank Sylvia L
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing setting right at the seafront. Impeccable service. Best lobster i had in cuba. Good mojito. Extensive choice of wines. Very expensive for cuban standards. 140 cuc in total for two choosing the three course lobster menu with drinks and a couple of glasses of housewine. I recommend.

1Thank Diederik W
Reviewed 20 September 2016

After travelling round Cuba for 2 weeks staying in casas prior to our trip to Xanadu, we were really excited for a bit of luxury. However I am sad to say that Xanadu did not live up to our expectations. The building itself is incredible and the views spectacular from our bedroom. Our bedroom felt like we were stepping back...

5Thank Phoebe W
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Our night at this hotel counts as one of my most memorable experiences. The rooftop bar is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been, with a 360-degree view of the ocean, an exquisite art deco bar, a dashing barman, a kindly old waiter and an excellent jazz band. As we were the only guests at the bar,...

1Thank Jlom2014
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The grand estate of Irenee DuPont de Numours, built in 1929, and similar to the extravagant "summer homes" of Newport, RI. Right on the ocean, with opulent dining facilities, 18-hole golf course, and a bar/restaurant on top with spectacular views!

1Thank Stephen L
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The former DuPont mansion perched on a rocky shoreline and surrounded by a golf curse is absolutely beautiful. We were fortunate enough to sit outside on the terrace overlooking the beach and the Caribbean. Service was attentive and friendly. Food prepared and presented by Chef Lima was world-class. People wanting to experience this level of luxury and ambiance are well...

1Thank J E J
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were staying at Barcelo and came to Mansion Xanadu just to visit. Really beautiful place, well preserved and kept. We went to the bar on top floor, relaxing breeze and Mojito profesionally served. Strongly recommended and worth its 5 CUC price. The bar is the only place in Varadero that sells cigars on regular prices, not cheating. However their...

Thank Andrzej_Maks
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We were staying at the Melia Varadero and this is an excellent destination to make when on a beach walk. It is an old mansion by the sea and has been done up for drinks and dinners, so a nice place to get refreshing drink if the weather is too hot. Worth a look.

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 23 April 2016

the Dupont mansion was built in the early 1930's and has been restored by the Cubans walk around the outside and admire the view and the architechure take the elevator to the 3rd floor and have a drink and view the entire peninsula through the glass windows enclosing the room and admire the woodwork in the ceiling

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Our tour group had drinks at the bar and lunch on the first floor of Mansion Xanadu. The upstairs views were spectacular and the beach was very nice as well. The exterior needs some work, but the interior of the former DuPont Mansion held up very well. Everyone in our group enjoyed the scenery and the lunch was very good....

2Thank Luvs2TravelAnywhere

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Mansion Xanadu

Address: Carretera Las Americas, km 8.5, Varadero 42200, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Varadero
Hotel Class:4 star — Mansion Xanadu 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Mansion Xanadu Hotel Varadero
Hotel Style:
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Varadero
#18 Luxury Hotel in Varadero
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“There are only 8 rooms. The best one is on the East end because of the ocean breeze. It was also the room Dupont stayed in.”
 of 5 bubbles jodif725, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Just stay away from this hotel until the renovations are complete.”
 of 5 bubbles BinWoodside, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view north facing, second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles billybitzer, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We didn't stay at the hotel. Just stopped by for cocktails one evening.”
 of 5 bubbles lauries971, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“222 is a corner room with balcony views across the beach”
 of 5 bubbles cupdecha, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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