Hotel Roc Presidente
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Roc Presidente Havana
Overall I was a little disappointed by the hotel. I really enjoyed the bellboy. Has very friendly and helpful. There were a few other staff members that were nice but a few were very unfriendly. The room was clean but the hotel did appear to have a bug infestation. I saw a bug that appeared to be a roach in the room. The breakfast buffet was huge. The cleani. The hotel provided me with what I needed a roof over my head, food and a hot shower. If I go back to Cuba
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Roc Presidente Havana
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... from Emerald who were on our tour, for some dinner in town. We immediately hit it off with these girls. Although only 22, they were great to chat to and lots of fun. We had a yum feast of Cubans staple meal 'rice and beans', a couple of mojitos and were even treated to a front seat view to a local salsa band ;. The vibe in Havana is sexy and salsa-ish (yep... I made that word up.) It's definitely made a great first ...
... tonight. Maybe it’s because the breeze is cool tonight, but I must say that on previous occasions the weather wasn’t bad at all. It is nice to see that the visitors to this iconic stretch of Havana varies throughout the days of the month that we’ve been here. And notwithstanding the tourists who hang around here, it remains very Cuban, without people on the lookout for foreigners to cheat and molest. Yes, this is a stretch of Havana to ...
... mean road work I mean they have ripped up the streets into mounts of dirt, no entry, out of the taxi to walk to the Casa, trying not to bump into everyone with my big pack, arrive at the Casa, 2 flights of stairs, unusual smell, beautiful 1950's decor, reminds me of Grandmas house, our Guest Family are so wonderful, taking us through the in's and out's of Havana, sold me some Cubans, Amy works in Accounting, her husband is a Doctor, Leonel tells us about the best places to eat, party ...
... large man, but the room did have a great view over the town. Loretta got lost as she couldn't make it into the ancient cast iron lift, but we met up again on the roof bar where the lift attendant was having a violent altercation with a guest. This enhanced our mojitos no end and I am sure Hemingway would have approved. At lunch we were serenaded on the accordion by yet another local looking for tips. I thought his choice ...
... was also very impressive, seeing endless green agricultural fields in the valleys and spectacular mountains around.
Tourist rip-offs and the difficulty of spontaneous travel
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