Travel Blogs from Havana
... so seductive. It is a city that hasn't become what it is based on what the rest of the world expects of it, and for that same reason it is the most unconventionally beautiful city I have ever been to. We spent the first 4 nights of our Cuban adventure in Havana. In Cuba, apart from a small number of hotels, the most common form of accommodation is 'casas' - since 1998 the Cuban government has allowed Cubans to offer tourists accommodation in their homes, otherwise know ...
... s last night. we walked home, then we all took taxis to our dinner spot. We entered the restaurant and saw very inappropriately dressed waitresses. White, right outfits and and Santa hats. When we ordered the food we talked and drank. When the food came, we all tried it and my lamb was pretty good. We finished with coffee and the cake, then we all made our way home, passing transvestites. Home sweet home, we are saving the party for tomorrow ...
... fun. First of all they made fun of my pronunciation and 4 of them discussed where we actually wanted to go then as Aimara had said no more than 4 we countered their 7 cuc with 4. They laughed so we offered 3 to which they immediately said 20. Very funny except we had to walk off before one of them agreed to 4. Home to the door though so we were pleased we knew where we were going and could give such good directions - we really are old hands in Havana ...
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 ...
... at our Casa we hit up Habana Vieja (Havana's old historical town) hard. We walked down all the famous pedestrian streets, hit up the four famous squares: Plaza des las armas, Plaza de Vieja, Plaza de San Francisco Asis, Plaze de Catedral, and went into la Museo de Ciudad (the museum of the city) which was alright (I'm not a big museum guy). Habana Vieja had some really good cafes that I went to for some dank ass ...
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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