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Stratford upon Avon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I will be frank and honest, this resort is great, the pools are clean and safe, not too deep and the waterfalls are lovely to watch and listen too, the food is ok, can get a bit boring eating in the buffet so it's good to go to the al a carte, wasn't keen on the seafood or Italian...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the management and the staff from Memories Holguin we would like to thank you for your positive comments about our Hotel. We are sorry about the mosquitoes issue, we have a fumigation program but as you know our hotel is surrounded by vegetation. Thank you for your valuable time and feedback, we sincerely hope to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here Jan.31 to Feb 7 2017 A lot of stairs but we needed the exercise. The resort needs to have their pickup cart make regular rounds of resort for those we had trouble with the stairs.Food was pretty good except for the lasagna at the Italian restaraunt. The pizza was the best. Always found something good to eat...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the management and the staff from Memories Holguin we would like to thank you for your positive comments about our Hotel. We hope that Memories Holguin will be your hotel in your next time to Cuba. We will do our best to make you have a wonderful stay. Best regards, Rodrigo López, Resident Manager

London, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good vacation spot if you like to sit on the beach and read. We went as Diamond Club:Here is a list of pro's and con's - room 428 good: Hot water in the evening. TV had a working remote. Cleaning staff -excellent! Our shower head broke and was repaired pronto! -food - I gained 8 pounds so I had no...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the management and the staff from Memories Holguin we would like to thank you for your positive comments about our Hotel. We hope that Memories Holguin will be your hotel in your next time to Cuba. We will do our best to make you have a wonderful stay. Best regards, Rodrigo López, Resident Manager

London, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

4Th trip to Cuba Had a Great Time Took AC1766 Sunday morning from Toronto Memories Holguin is about 1 hour from Frank Pais airport Holguin. Diamond Club check in was speedy. To Diamond Cub guests, special dinner is Sundays at 6 PM at the Cuban restaurant by the beach you are invited. If the Diamond Club rep doesn't mention it,...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the Memories Holguin Beach Resort team we would like to thank you for your nice comments about our hotel. Our staff has received your compliments and appreciates your effort, one more time thanks for providing part of your precious time to share your experience with us and other travelers. We will be delighted to welcome...

Matheson, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this resort in the past when it was a riu and I do have to say some things haven't changed while others have gotten worse. I hope by writing this review things improve as it's a beautiful resort. The staff. All I can say is when u get to know them. They are exceptional. The woman...

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London, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family resort, kids are kept busy and not a problem. Has something for everyone.Very spread out with lots and lots of stairs. You do get used to them.Pools were amazing. Front lobby and bar is beautiful. Lots of activity and your Wi-Fi station. Our room was wonderful. We were in the 500 block just by the pool and Cuban...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the Memories Holguin Beach Resort team we would like to thank you for your nice comments about your stay with us. Our staff has received your compliments and appreciates your effort, one more time thanks for providing part of your precious time to share your experience with other travelers. We will be delighted to welcome...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Found the resort nice. Entertainment wasnt good. The gym was pitiful. Beach was beautiful. Staff were friendly. Food wasnt great. But nobody starved. Room was clean and more than adequate. Would return

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the management and the staff from Memories Holguin we would like to thank you for your positive comments about our Hotel. We hope that Memories Holguin will be your hotel in your next time to Cuba. We will do our best to make you have a wonderful stay. Best regards, Rodrigo López, Resident Manager

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Memories from Jan 7-21 as part of the group to celebrate mine and my husband's birthdays. We had a fantastic time. Let me start by saying that we are very well traveled all over Caribbean and usually stay at min 4.5 star resorts in Mayan Riviera, Bahamas and St. Maarten. This time a friend of us convinced...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear appreciated guest, It is pleasant to receive such nice comments of your stay with us, the Memories Holguin team would like to thank you for your high punctuation and your recommendation to other travelers. We are glad to hear that you had a good stay at our hotel, our main goal is to satisfy our guests and it is...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

“"January 2017 FULL REVIEW - All the Good & Bad - High Season”” 5 of 5 STARS !! Memories Holguin Beach Resort Travelled during High season - approx 90% Full Special Thanks to Elvis - Manager, he was absolutely amazing and helpful! He was exceptional to fulfilling our needs and helping us out with each request we had. His positive...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear appreciated guest, On behalf of the management and the staff from Memories Holguin we would like to thank you for your positive comments about our Hotel. We hope that Memories Holguin will be your hotel in your next time to Cuba. We will do our best to make you have a wonderful stay. Best regards, Rodrigo López, Resident Manager

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all Sunwing is giving less services too bad. The food menu should read "not exactly as illustrated" my hearty vegetable soup was campbells soup in cardboard container, the ones from dollar store. We left Winnipeg late, arrived at hotel after 1am check in was easy. Take ride to find room at night very difficult to see.Rooms are very...

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General M, Director General at Memories Holguin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, After reading your review, we would like to transmit you that we are sorry to know that we did not fulfill your expectations and the inconveniences you may had during your stay. We work every day in order to improve our service and your suggestions are always welcome, thank you for your valuable time and feedback, we sincerely...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the lush paradise of Holguin, Cuba and enjoy a wonderful stay at the Memories Holguin. Resting on beautiful Yuraguanal Beach, this impressive and charming all inclusive resort is the perfect place for families, couples, and singles alike. Memories Holguin features affordable accommodations with great amenities. Enveloped by lush foliage and tropical vegetation, Memories Holguin harmonizes perfectly with the natural environment. The hotel's main guestrooms are decorated with vibrant, tropical colours, and feature signature Memories amenities to ensure the height of comfort and style. Guests of all ages will delight in the abundance of activities and entertainment that run day and night along with several spectacular pools. Holguin beaches of white sand are among the most beautiful in the Atlantic ocean described by Christopher Columbus himself as "the eyes of the most beautiful country that man has ever seen." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Memories Holguin Beach Resort

Address: Carretera a Guardalavaca S/N | Playa Yuraguanal, Rafael Freyre 82200, Cuba (Formerly Hotel Riu Playa Turquesa)
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Holguin Province > Rafael Freyre
Price Range: $159 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Memories Holguin Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 531
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Also Known As:
Sirenis Playa Turquesa Hotel Holguin
Occidental Grand Playa Turquesa Hotel
Occidental Grand Playa Turquesa Cuba
Grand Playa Turquesa Cuba
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“They are all the same, If non-smoker, ask for non smoking section, if possible”
 of 5 bubbles -Mikester-A-, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 400's are closer to the Splash Bar”
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“number 700 are near all”
 of 5 bubbles MontrealLatino, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book a building close to the pools, suggest 450 block or 506”
 of 5 bubbles BobL68, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't go there.....11 times in Cuba and the first time I've felt the need to complain”
 of 5 bubbles NotquiteaSnowBird, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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