Travel Blogs from Havana
... going, don't put it off. It is worth every penny you'll spend in getting there plus a whole lot more. Love to all, Sarah Julian's corner: THEY WILL RRRRIP YOU OFF!!! Never in my life have I ever had to be such on my A-game when dealing with any sort of money exchange. Just a little tip for anyone that's thinking of going to Cuba, whenever you are getting change back no matter how good of a rapport you may think you have made, always calculate your bill (or get ...
... body of work' the following year. The novella is based on a real story told Hemingway by a local fisherman and takes place in Cojimar, a tiny fishing village east of Havana. Our drive there took us past crumbling 19th century 'beach houses', a 'maleconita'-little sea wall and Mercedes Benz of Cuba. Hemingway's Cojimar has a monument and his favorite restaurant, La Terrazzo, where his pictures are on the wall and lunch is preceded by a blue daiquiri (made with blue ...
We arrived to a tropical rainstorm, flooding in places and huge drops of rain with lightening and thunder. Fantastic and over in an hour. Immigration was very entertaining if patience was a virtue. We all queued randomly, eyeing up queues as they ebbed and didn't flow and unfortunately missed opportunities to switch to a new lane as they opened. Our lane moved at 1 person every 5 minutes the others at 4 times ...
... Janet & I ventured for a photo excursion in Old Havana. It simply was the best way to wind-down our trip. Nothing beats just walking in a general direction and going with the mood and people flow. We clicked away like mad (and maybe the drinks along the way were “inspirational”). We went south on San Ignacio St. and turned west on Obispo, a pedestrian only street. We were in a slow running river of multi-ethnic tourists and locals strolling past ...
... eat traditional Cuban food cooked by locals - no menu's, just whatever they can source that day. If you needed the bathroom, you were directed into the kids rooms to use their toilet, all their belongings in there, toothbrushes etc. Bizarre. The items in the houses included old radios and record players from before the revolution (1959). It was like going back in time every time you walked inside a Cuban's home.
Everywhere in Cuba, night and day is live ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Ramiros House Havana
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
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
Ingnacio Agramonte 267, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $69
- Could be better.
- Hotel Plaza
- Perfect location
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!
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
Av 3ra y Calle 84, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- The pool is wonderful
- Comodoro OK.
- Dont do it
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 2 star hotelfrom $90
- Loved Havana City
- El mejor hotel que he estado
Calle Obispo 153, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $70
- Ambos Mundos
- Avoid Terrible Ambos Mundos @ $180
- Leaky with cockroaches
Teniente Rey No 8, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Calle 1ra. e/ 44 & 46, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Calle Baratillo 9, entre Obispo y Narciso Lopez, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $160
- It was Good...
- Splendid, elegant worn grandeur
- A mixed bag
3ra Ave. y 74, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $65