Hostal Conde de Villanueva

Calle Mercaderes 202, Havana, Cuba | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $150.00

Travel Blogs from Havana

Dirty Havana Trilogy

A travel blog entry by julian-sarah


... cave and Cayo Juitas the following day, if we wanted to join them there was space in their car. Sure enough we did, and we had a great day there. We ended up at a local Cubans for dinner, who grilled us lobster and fish while we hung out with his extended family. From Vinales onwards we traveled with Andy (the Brazilian guy) as Thais (the girl) had to go back to Brazil as she was working for FIFA for the World Cup. It was really helpful for us having a fluent ...


A travel blog entry by rachel21601


... and told us (what I did not know) that the United States supplies significant amounts of food and medicine to Cuba despite the 'trade embargo'. Another $5 billion worth,1/4 of the Cuban GDP, of goods and services is furnished Cubans by the Cuban-American community world-wide. So much for trading with the enemy.

Ernest Hemingway wrote his masterpiece, the Old Man and the Sea in 1952. It won the Pulitzer in 1953 and helped earn Hemingway a Nobel prize ...

You are so poor, that you have only money.

A travel blog entry by aspirina


Today I decided to consciously get lost - no strict plan on where to go nor what to see. After half-sleepless night, had a shower, strong coffee and bowl of fruit. Had a chat with some other people staying at the same hotel, hoping to find mates to explore the city with but apparentely they all came to Cuba looking for sun, drinks and beaches so there was no otger choice than go by myself, and at tge end I think it was ...

Old Havana (Veija Habana)

A travel blog entry by jamesanddebra


... worrying about getting wet. No major scams today though the taxi ride home tried to give James a local peso instead of a cuc as change. Local peso is 24 to 1 cuc so it would have been quite a good for him if it had worked. Our hotel room is styled by Carmen and she does a great job decorating it. Today is a swan made out of a towel displayed on our bed. Off out for dinner now - who knows what it will bring? Luckily not an early start tomorrow. 9am in the lobby. Very ...


A travel blog entry by mblosser


... touts (hustlers) haranguing you with their famous line, "taxis? Rum? Cigar? Chiquas (girls)? That being said, the Cuban people are very friendly and full of life and Cuba is one of the safest countries I have been to. Gun violence is non-existent and muggings and robbery is rare due to the heavy police presence and stiff penalties for crime here. Ok, now where was I,? Oh ok, after Habana Vieja we went to walk ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Calle Mercaderes 202, Havana, is near Central Havana, Castillo de la Real Fuerza, Parque John Lennon, and Cajo Levissa.
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