Hostal El Comendador

Address: Calle Obrapia 55, Havana, Cuba | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Calle Obrapia 55, Havana, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Havana


A travel blog entry by ecjt on May 22, 2015

2 comments, 21 photos

... more then a quarter of all the Cubans on the island, there are more cars then I had expected. Before arriving I have an impression that music and samba is a big part of Cuban's life. It is a important part of it, but nowadays it seems more contrived for the tourist than the average Cuban, they are more interested in their smartphones, TV and latest Nike sportswear, FC Barcelona t-shirt and AX Exchange everything. Havana is extremely fashion conscience, it looks ...


A travel blog entry by kstubbs97 on Sep 16, 2014

35 photos

... which is covered with black and white photos and another movie-themed display that includes a still from Casablanca. The menu is written on a blackboard and my waiter explained the dishes to me as they were, of course, written in Spanish. I went with two of his suggestions; the Almejillas en Salsa de Carne y especias for entree (8.8CUC) and Coronas de Cordero Especias for main (17.5CUC).

I ordered a lemonade to drink. This was more like a lemon sangrita than a lemonade, just ...

Cuba: Blast from the past - literally!

A travel blog entry by markjezek on May 10, 2014

102 photos

... cigar will be difficult to smoke, and to lose the cigar will not last long and burn up quickly. The second test was to ensure the physical appearance of the cigars, the outer leaf quality, the colour of the cigar and ensure lengths are correct. If these pass they move onto packaging and then distribution. What was seriously unfortunate about this tour was we were not allowed to take any photos in the factory, so apologies I can’t show you. BUT, I have ripped some images off ...

Las Terrazas: A Self-Sustaining Community

A travel blog entry by nicole.marrocco on Mar 26, 2014

16 photos

... pre-university levels in two separate buildings. Las Terrazas also has a technical school for those students who would like to continue with their studies in the community. We were greeted by the Principal who answered all of our questions from teacher to student ratio (1 teacher for 25 students in the elementary school; 1:30 in the pre-university) to how their classrooms are set up (the same teacher works with the same group of ...

Pass The Cigars

A travel blog entry by tdv95 on Feb 03, 2014

12 comments, 136 photos

... must work or the owner will have to sell). DH would normally insist on a convertible in order to more easily wave to her peep's as we were given the royal Cuban treatment. I assume we were in Havana during the high season for weddings since almost all other convertibles were filled with brides in full regalia also doing the DH Wave.

Pointless Fact #2: Cuba has so many vintage cars in part because of the U.S. embargo, but mainly because only pre-1959 vehicles can ...