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Iberostar Playa Pilar

Cayo Guillermo

Iberostar Playa Pilar Highlights

Our Rating ★★★★
  • Superb beach front location
  • Located very close to the amazing Playa Pilar beach
  • A wide range of guest rooms to choose from including family rooms
  • Range of diverse restaurants to enjoy


This welcoming and popular hotel with 482 rooms offers a wide range of facilities and amenities and is ideal for families and those seeking a relaxing break on a beautiful island location, close by to one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches, Playa Pilar. The hotel is located on a secluded section of beach, whilst Playa Pilar Beach is just a 15 minute walk away.


There are 4 swimming pools including a children’s pool with the island’s only water playground splash park, and a selection of contemporary restaurants, plus many bars to enjoy around the hotel. Enjoy a wide range of activities during the day from Tai Chi to Spanish lessons or find a quiet spot on the beach and relax.

The Hotel offers

  • Covered terrace grill restaurant located by the pool
  • French fine dining restaurant
  • International style a la carte restaurant
  • Large buffet style restaurant
  • Cuban Creole la carte restaurant
  • Japanese style show cooking teppanyaki restaurant
  • Pool side BBQ
  • Snack bar
  • Relaxed informal themed restaurant which offers a different style of cuisine on a nightly basis

A wide range of bars throughout the hotel including

  • Ocean view cocktail bar
  • Swim up pool bar in the main pool
  • Large lobby bar with sport events on large screens
  • Non-alcoholic bar
  • Cigar bar specialising in coffees, brandies and rums with a range of cigars to purchase

The Hotel offers

  • 7 different swimming pools
  • A range of activities, sports and entertainment
  • 4 massage rooms
  • 2 saunas
  • Jacuzzi
  • Beauty salon
  • Nautical base which offers a variety of non-motorised water based activities
  • Fitness lounge and sports club which boasts facilities including two tennis courts, a multi-sport courtFitness lounge and sports club which boasts facilities including two tennis courts, a multi-sport court

Families and Children

  • Baby pool
  • Children’s pool
  • 4 children’s clubs for a variety of ages (0-3, 3-6, 4-6, 6-12)
  • Video game area
  • Babysitting on request (chargeable locally)

Iberostar Playa Pilar Rooms

Iberostar Playa Pilar Standard Room

Standard Room

Standard rooms have air-conditioning, private bathroom with amenities and balcony or terrace with views across the gardens. Room facilities include flat screen television, mini-bar with soft drinks, beer and water, safe (chargeable), iron and ironing board, plus coffee machine.

Iberostar Playa Pilar Standard Room Ocean View

Standard Room Ocean View

Standard Ocean View rooms are the same as standard rooms, with an ocean view.

Iberostar Playa Pilar Junior Suite

Junior Suite

Featuring over 57 m2 of space the junior suites offer all the services of the standard room with enhanced bathroom amenities, access to the wet areas of the hotel spa, discount for spa treatments and nightly turndown service.

Iberostar Playa Pilar Junior Suite Ocean View

Junior Suite Ocean View

These rooms offer the same services as the junior suites and additionally offer an enhanced ocean view.

Iberostar Playa Pilar Suite


Offering a very large 88 m2 of space the Suites have a similar style to the junior suites, plus a small living/ lounge area, bigger discount on spa services, access to the spa wet areas, slippers and bathrobes and enhanced views from the room

Iberostar Playa Pilar Two Bedroom Family Room

Two Bedroom Family Room

Perfect for families the rooms offer 2 interconnecting standard rooms and all the services of a standard room in both bedrooms, children also receive a special welcome pack.

Iberostar Playa Pilar Two Bedroom Family Room Ocean View

Two Bedroom Family Room Ocean View

For families that enjoy an enhanced ocean view during their stay, these rooms are the perfect choice, otherwise they feature the same amenities as the family rooms.

Located in Cayo Guillermo

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