TripAdvisor Reviews Tortuga Lodge Cuba
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... interests, expectations and physical ability, not to mention budget limitations.
An important thing to note when considering a cruise holiday are the substantial expenditures beyond the published price. Fees and taxes can add several hundred dollars per person (as mentioned, ours was particularly steep due to the Canal fees). A daily gratuity of $11.50 per person is added to your tab and payable before leaving the ship. Almost everything ...
... collected by the casa hosts, but there was some miscommunication and after waiting for 15 minutes a very nice man, who according to his business card was a tour guide, linguist, accommodation arranger and taxi finder, found us a taxi friend of his and took us to the accommodation in his black American Classic car, for the same price as a normal taxi. This was a lovely house with a large garden. Our room was upstairs and had a balcony of its own. We both had ...
... owner on a rope - pigs,donkeys,sheep,cows.
We arrived safely to hotel - La Casa Del Abuelo (Grandad's House) and checked in with the family owners. As it was only 8 am they explained our room was not ready but they provided us an alternative one with a fresh clean bed to climb into - which was much appreciated as we had been up for 24 hours by then. Barry unscrewed an empty water bottle ...
... and I'm already experiencing some separation anxiety. You're my favourite part of so many memories - I'm going to miss all the stupid things we laughed about, the blurry nights or mornings, and all the things we were so lucky to cross off our bucket lists together. I saw so much growth in both of us the last 6 weeks and I'm glad we got to be part of that for each other. I couldn't have imagined a better companion to travel with and I look forward to exploring more ...
We ended our stay in Varadero by taking a arranged dive excursion to the bay of pigs where we attended to stay after the two dives and continue east to either Playa Giron or further.
The dive here offered walls of corals and many exotic fishes and a small wreck.
We are so lucky. Just after the dives a bus heading to Trinidad passed by and we hoped on and went all the way.
Other places to stay in Cuba
Carretera de Las Morlas, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Excellent new hotel
- Not Impressed.
- Loved Blau Varadero watch where you are walking
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
Jardines del Rey, Cayo Coco | Hotelfrom $124
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
Playa Guardalavaca, Guardalavaca | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Las Morlas, Km 18.5, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Great Hotel, Great Staff
- I Love the LTI!!!
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
Trocadero 55 e Prado y Zulueta Habana, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $100
- GREAT STAFF!!!
- Grace and elegance among ruins
- Good, but...
Ave 3era, e/ 76 y 80, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Above average hotel
- Could do better....
- Great hotel, even with a toddler
Cayo Largo del Sur, Cayo Largo | 4 star hotelfrom $60
Ave 1ra e/ 10 & 12, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- OH dear Oh dear ...lots to still learn here
- I don't ask for much but...
- Happy we chose it
Ave. Turistica Tararaco, Playa Santa Lucia | 4 star hotelfrom $8
- A good spot...but....
- Loved the site, the people and the ambiance!
- Noise Noise Noise
Avenida 1ra entre 60 y 64, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Incredible beach
- Would have liked to stay
- Jan 2004 to Cuba
Prado 603 esquina Dragones, Havana | 4 star hotel
- Great hotel, good location
- Saratoga hotel, Havana - Great!
- Good blend of modern and traditional
Jardines del Rey, Cayo Coco | 5 star hotelfrom $51
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
Calle Jose Marti 262, Trinidad | 5 star hotel$125 average
Calle 9 e/ Boulevard y Ave. Kawama, Varadero | 3 star hotel
- Run for Your Life!!!!
- Very so-so
- Amazing week
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
Calle M y Avenida de las Americas, Santiago de Cuba | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Playa Santa Lucia | 3 star hotelfrom $53
- Great for the price we paid
- Entertainment Staff
- Loved the hotel hate cuba