Travel Blogs from Havana
... its base, though there has been very little rain recently, so there wasn't much water falling. We got back to town about 4 with very sore bodies, but after a shower we set off into town to have dinner in a local restaurant and visit the much-talked of Casa de la Musica. We spent a couple of hours watching two bands play traditional Cuban music and the crowds of locals and tourists get their salsa on. A great way to end our time in Trinidad! The following day we were up early ...
... tourist to taxi ride in fancy American car, etc (yeah he does it too, best way to make money in Havana), siesta around his place at mid day and playing chess near a hotel later in the afternoon when it gets cooler.
I had quite a few questions or things I wanted to confirm from what I had seen for 3 weeks in Cuba. It was really interesting and the best way to leave this country. We walked ...
... take it or leave it . Luckily I am not fussy. One very disgruntled English man was trying to argue as to why the waiter put red wine into a glass that had white wine inadvertently served to him, he got nowhere I was pleased about as he was being rude and arrogant. The restaurant staff were doing their best. On checking again at reception what time the pick up for the airport was to be I was told 11pm. Sitting then in the lobby using the internet I overheard 5mins later ...
... The art and culture of Cuba is amazing, you really have to be there to experience it! On our last day we went to Vinales, which is a tobacco growing community about 2.5hrs from Havana. We went on a tour bus from the hotel which was a bit lame (too many tourists and it cost us 120CUC), if we went again I think we would hire a car. Next up is Mexico City! Looking forward to eating some ...
... or family member reaches out to hug him. I am curious: is he sad to be returning, or happy to be reunited?
We get to our tour bus and meet our guide and bus driver. On the way to our hotel, we see Havana. There are billboards with Fidel Castro and Che Guevara's faces all over the place. Others read sentiments such as, "Mas socialismo." A mural commemorates the day Castro led the revolutionary army that eventually took over the ...
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. Vedado. La Habana, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Would definitely recommend...
- Amazing views; Great Cuisine
- Great Hotel in a fantastic location in Havana
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
Prado 603 esquina Dragones, Havana | 4 star hotel
- Great hotel, good location
- Saratoga hotel, Havana - Great!
- Good blend of modern and traditional
3rd Ave and 70th St, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $70
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
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
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Av 3ra y Calle 84, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- The pool is wonderful
- Comodoro OK.
- Dont do it
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
Calle 1ra. e/ 44 & 46, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Teniente Rey No 8, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $70
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
Calle 70 entre 5ta a y 7ma Ave., Havana | 4 star hotel$81 average