Casa Particular - Ireluc
Travel Blogs from Havana
After a long day we are watching BBC news and have just seen Maurice Williamson making his gay marriage speech and that the law was now in effect and then an antique car rally in Habana Cuba which we had seen a few cars in earlier today whilst wandering around. It is very hot here and humid but still walkable. We took off with Lonely Planet in hand and found all sorts of good stuff. The city is everything you ...
... us by foot for three blocks to a local bar so we could get a couple of cold Cristals (Cuban beer). Every beer that we had in Cuba were inexpensive and always ice-cold.
I sat in the back seat of the 1948 Buick 88. The driver, Alfredo, was of Ecuadorean descent. He said that it was a “Canadian” Buick. With cold Cristals in hand, cruising alongside the ocean in a convertible was a highlight of the trip.
There are many other modern ...
... all over the city, promoting the revolution and its gains. We visited a tobacco farm and factory, saw how cigars are made, and had a day out on a lovely white sand Cuban beach, and visited the Havana Club rum factory where tasting was mandatory. ;o)
The moment I realised something wasn't quite right though was about 3 or 4 days in when it hit me that I hadn't heard a bird sing the whole time we'd been there. I think Chris and I don't tend to ...
... 8217;, this seemed to be ignored & embarrassingly for the school, their assumption that we were lying was proved wrong. So it turned out that there was no teacher at the school that was available to teach the novices.
The head of the school Sergio arrived at 9.30am an hour after we were supposed to have begun & was clearly nervous whilst he tried to stall us with an introduction to the school. His nervousness was probably increased by my clear disgust ...
... the Havana backpackers hostel. This hostel is the realization of a dream, common among travellers, of a mexican guy, David.
So, I take a cab to the given direction and get out in front of a blue 15-floors building that is just on the other side of the national baseball stadium. There are no signs for the hostel and I don't know where to go. Fortunately, someone does see me from the balcony and comes rescue me. We then go upstairs and enter an apartment... At ...
Other places to stay in Havana
Neptuno, esquina Prado y Zulueta, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Great location and hotel
- Stay at the Parque Central
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Best hotel ever
- Needs Improvement
- An historic beauty, worth every penny
Calle L e/ 23 y 25, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Would definitely recommend...
- Amazing views; Great Cuisine
- Great Hotel in a fantastic location in Havana
Trocadero 55 e Prado y Zulueta Habana, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $100
- GREAT STAFF!!!
- Grace and elegance among ruins
- Good, but...
Ave Paseo entre 1 y 3, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Top Hotel and not too far from Old Havana
- Good Cohiba
- Watch out for long distance calls
Ave 3era, e/ 76 y 80, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Above average hotel
- Could do better....
- Great hotel, even with a toddler
Prado 603 esquina Dragones, Havana | 4 star hotel
- Great hotel, good location
- Saratoga hotel, Havana - Great!
- Good blend of modern and traditional
5 Avenida e/ 72 y 76 Miramar, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Nice hotel, location a bit too far out!
- Best food in Havana
- Thumbs up
Ingnacio Agramonte 267, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $69
- Could be better.
- Hotel Plaza
- Perfect location
3rd Ave and 70th St, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Paseo del Prado No 416 , Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Beware of type of room given
- Be warned
- Das inglaterra war sehr schön und gediegen
C/ Calzada 110, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $50
- Cheap but not so cheerful
- Well, if you do not have any other option...
- Pro's and cons
Calle Amargura 103 esquina a San Ignacio, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Great place !!
- Great Base
- A Gem in Old Havana!
Av 3ra y Calle 84, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- The pool is wonderful
- Comodoro OK.
- Dont do it
Calle Obispo esq. a Cuba. Ciudad de La Habana, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Already needs a refresh
- The best.....
- A little expensive but very nice
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Calle Obispo 153, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $70
- Ambos Mundos
- Avoid Terrible Ambos Mundos @ $180
- Leaky with cockroaches
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 2 star hotelfrom $90
- Loved Havana City
- El mejor hotel que he estado
Teniente Rey No 8, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Calle Baratillo 9, entre Obispo y Narciso Lopez, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $160
- It was Good...
- Splendid, elegant worn grandeur
- A mixed bag
Calle 1ra. e/ 44 & 46, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Calle 70 entre 5ta a y 7ma Ave., Havana | 4 star hotel$81 average