Melia Internacional

Varadero, Cuba

The hotel

Shaking up the seaside scene in Varadero, the new Meliá Internacional has managed to find a spot on the resort’s ever-popular sweep of sand, giving you the promise of glorious beach days and hypnotic sea views. Its attractions aren’t all natural though – with more than ten dining and drinking venues, six spectacular pools (including a fun splash pool and children’s pool), the YHI Spa with its infinity pool and teen spa, and a boulevard lined with many of the hotel’s cafés, restaurants, and bars.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Close to Beach
  • Tennis
  • Restaurant
  • Windsurfing

Where is it

On Varadero beach. Transfer time from Havana Airport: 2 hours 20 minutes.

Hotel information

Selection of rooms on suites 11 floors divided into two zones: East and West. All rooms have air-conditioning, balcony, satellite TV, coffee maker, mini-bar (replenished daily), safe, iron and board, and hairdryer. Classic Rooms are located on floors 2-9 and have pool/garden views, with 1 king-size bed or double bed and a sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

All Inclusive of: all meals, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. For a seven-night stay, guests are entitled to one visit to three of the  following à la carte restaurants per week (Cuban, Tex Mex, Japanese, Italian and Mexican). All activities and entertainment unless otherwise stated.

Classic Sea View Rooms are located on floors 3-9 with 1 king-size bed or double bed and a sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Junior Suites Sea View are between floors 2-9 with 1 king-size bed or twin beds and a sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Selection of restaurants and bars on the 1st floor of the hotel.

Daytime and evening activities.

6 freshwater swimming pools. YHI Spa*. Fitness centre. Catamarans, pedalos and windsurf boards are available. Tennis courts. Varadero Golf Club nearby*. MINICLUB for kids' (4-8 years).

24-hour reception. WFi access. Beauty salon*.

* Denotes local charge. 

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Traveller rating

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Mar 27, 2020 J5190SNzoea

I visited Cuba at the second week of March and had the level service with access to adults only restaurant and other amenities included in adults only part of the hotel. I can only say that our vacation was exceptional. Big thanks to all staff and especially to Maxel, the Level Manager, staff at the Level restaurant, cigar shop, snack bar and… Read more
I visited Cuba at the second week of March and had the level service with access to adults only restaurant and other amenities included in adults only part of the hotel. I can only say that our vacation was exceptional. Big thanks to all staff and especially to Maxel, the Level Manager, staff at the Level restaurant, cigar shop, snack bar and hard working cleaning ladies. All staff is simply awesome. The room, hotel and beach were always clean, The entertainment was fantastic and added a special touch to the hotel and overall experience. The food and service were also great, especially at the Level. I wish all the best to hard working, resilient and positive Cuban people and I am looking forward to be back. Read less
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Mar 25, 2020 JillianN906 Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom

Great hotel, pricey but worth it. The rooms were lovely clean and just as in pictures we stayed on the level which meant concierge service All staff really helpful, restaurant of a good standard for Cuba (remember not all food easy to come by so don’t expect Michelin quality) Whole country going into lockdown for Covid 19 and staff obviously… Read more
Great hotel, pricey but worth it. The rooms were lovely clean and just as in pictures we stayed on the level which meant concierge service All staff really helpful, restaurant of a good standard for Cuba (remember not all food easy to come by so don’t expect Michelin quality) Whole country going into lockdown for Covid 19 and staff obviously worried for the future yet they continued to work hard and most had a smile. Great service across majority of staff and good beach staff. Entertainment was good possibly more adult oriented. Read less
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Mar 24, 2020 Dizzle G

The staff were awesome! Took the time to get to know us. The hotel, pool & beach were always clean and pristine. The activities were great. Loved watching Volleyball on the beach daily. The breakfast buffet is really good. the natural juices and omelets were great! We will definitely be back!
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Excellent place for vacation

Mar 24, 2020 denpau2020 New Brunswick, Canada

We went there from March 11 to 18, we were in the adult level section, service was great, friendly especially our waitress Anisleydia, she always greeted us with her nice smile, and made sure we where always satisfied with our service. Also at the beach Sergio would make sure to keep Moitos coming, he was very friendly and nice. This place is a… Read more
We went there from March 11 to 18, we were in the adult level section, service was great, friendly especially our waitress Anisleydia, she always greeted us with her nice smile, and made sure we where always satisfied with our service. Also at the beach Sergio would make sure to keep Moitos coming, he was very friendly and nice. This place is a nice quiet place to relax, the beach is awesome, the restaurants are all good, the only exception is the Hacienda (Mexican) the service was slow and the quantity was very small, but it tasted good...we where told afterwards that we could of ask for more, but I think the server should of ask us if we wanted more, it’s there job to do so. Very satisfied with our vacation, too bad we had to cut it short because of the Covid-19 situation, sooo sorry for you guys, hope to come back visit you 😉 Read less
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Mar 23, 2020 Susan M

This was our fifth trip to Cuba, 4th to Varadero, first time to Melia Internacional. It was a wonderful experience. The hotel and rooms were lovely, service was outstanding. I would like to send a shout out to the people who serve in the Cubano, for breakfast and lunch. Rosa Maria, Miryan, Nora, Yoseilan and Lazaro made us feel at home and… Read more
This was our fifth trip to Cuba, 4th to Varadero, first time to Melia Internacional. It was a wonderful experience. The hotel and rooms were lovely, service was outstanding. I would like to send a shout out to the people who serve in the Cubano, for breakfast and lunch. Rosa Maria, Miryan, Nora, Yoseilan and Lazaro made us feel at home and very special. The servers at the beach were great, and the servers in the Blue Bar were awesome too. Oh and a special mention to the young man in the Tex Mex restaurant, he use to serve in the Melia Marina in the Level Restaurant I lost his name. I would think you should take advantage of his outstanding customer service and add him to your Level Staff. He was one of the factors that brought us back to the Melia Marina 3 times. We tried the Internacianal because we hoped to run into him again. We were there from February 27 to March 5 Room 6607 Read less