Palacio O'Farrill

Calle Cuba 102 - 108 entre Chacon y Tejadillo, Havana, 10100, Cuba | 4 star hotel
 

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Hmm... Havana...

A travel blog entry by maroline

3

... cooks) didn't understand much English. And our Spanish wasn't working for in-depth conversations either. Hotels are exorbitant. Using credit cards anywhere is futile. As was most of our plastic to even withdraw money. And above all: there are two separate currencies in Cuba. With VERY different values. This is a major pitfall for so many tourists who don't know beforehand that there are two Cuban currencies, and the US ...

About Cubans

A travel blog entry by gboue

7

... pounds of Cuban coffee with us to give away.

The cynic in me wondered if the openness was from a want of knowledge in a system that controls information or because they figured we might give them money (which we did). There’s probably a little of both, but I felt a genuine connection with just about everyone we met. The smiles and looks in their eyes told me it was heartfelt, and that made me proud of my ...

Leaving Cuba

A travel blog entry by muzbec

4

... fumes just beyond the beach. Mind-boggling.

Entering the fume cloud of Havana and your lungs contract to protect the body. We rocked up to Zoe and Victors to find them not home. We waited anxiously with our stuff out the front of their place, which was thankfully was in the foyer of a residential building and not on the street. Not that Havana is overly unsafe, it’s just not a nice thing to be doing. Waiting somewhere with all your precious items. Penalty ...

That's Habana With A 'b'.

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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5
37

... in sweat and happy with our attempt. On the way back we decided to pop into the old town to find a gift for Maura, our wonderful casa particular owner who had been over-and-above good to us. She had talked about perfume so we went into a drugstore to check out the prices (which were astronomical) and were confronted by a local (who we assumed worked there) asking us if we needed any help. The long and short of it was she had followed us in, gave us ...

Old Havanna

A travel blog entry by rci123

9

... a ride so most cars are jammed packed with bodies. Cuba makes a strong impression on you and Is full of contradictions and the socialist society is certainly not the utopia Fidel would have us believe. It has good and bad like everywhere else, but it was great to escape our consumerist society for a bit and see that people can live happily with the basics, but like us back home people yearn for more and what they don't have. It's time to pack for Buenos Aires. Buenos Noches Kevin and ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Calle Cuba 102 - 108 entre Chacon y Tejadillo, Havana, is near Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), Gran Teatro de La Habana, Castillo de la Real Fuerza, and Cajo Levissa.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good