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Western Cuba Hotels

Mansión Xanadú

Pros

  • The ocean views are unparalleled, and the experience of 1930s-style luxury is unique

Cons

  • The charm of living in such a beautiful hotel is mitigated by the steady flow of tourists flocking into the property daily

Fodor's Review

The old du Pont mansion, Varadero's only true boutique hotel, has only a half-dozen rooms so it often sells out. If you can't get a reservation, stop by to ask about a cancellation, as this noble villa, the product of a millionaire's fancy, is truly elegant. Winston Churchill—and more recently Vladimir Putin and members of the Kennedy family—are just some notable guests who have stayed here. The upper-story restaurant ($$–$$$, reservations essential) is one of the

peninsula's prettiest places to dine, even if the food is a bit overpriced and below par. Just enjoy the views and the experience of living it up like a du Pont.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Av. de las Américas, Varadero, Matanzas Province, Cuba

Phone:

45-66–8482

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 6 rooms
  • Breakfast

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