Hotel Velasco

Calle Contreras, Matanzas, Cuba | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Calle Contreras, Matanzas, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Matanzas

Three days in Matanzas, the Athens of Cuba

A travel blog entry by c.i.222 on Jun 15, 2014

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Matanzas was established in 1572, and it now has 17 bridges.
We checked into our casa particular a few blocks from where Manfred, Sheila, and Gord were staying. That's where we spent most of our time when not exploring and enjoying Matanzas.



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Chapter Fourteen - "Signs of the Times"

A travel blog entry by mmbcross on Jun 08, 2014

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Before I get to Havana, I want to show you how different publicity is in Cuba. There are no outdoor billboards advertising Coca Cola or Havana Club rum along the highways. In their place are signs advertising the glories of the revolution. It is as if the only signs you see on U.S. highways are praise for Barack Obama.

You will smile at some of the examples of the advertising arts that I have discovered along the way with my ...

A Bit of R & R

A travel blog entry by macfarlanei on Jan 27, 2012

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... many Cubans. It's not Cuba but better regarded as a generic Carribean beach. In truth this hotel and beach could be supplanted onto any carribean island and you would be non the wiser where you were apart from some idylic place. There is nothing identifiably Cuban here, but I guess that is not a concern for many who come here; that included us, and we got what we wanted in bucket loads.

One last thing. This is a bit of a posh hotel. Posh and rucksacks ...

Jeep safari, speed boats and swimming in a cave

A travel blog entry by tadzyla on Sep 19, 2011

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... outside was minimum 30 degrees of Celsius and inside a bit less. But the water was freezing to be honest.
After a cool swim, we had to come back to hotel. The jeep driver was inviting us to his house and meet his family, but we refused ti him, because we felt a little bit tired and wanted to rest after this tour. So he took us to hotel safely and left us, we got to our room and prepared for tomorrow trip to Havana.
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Beaching, snorkeling and night out in Varadero

A travel blog entry by tadzyla on Sep 17, 2011

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... dance. And not only girls knew the moves, the guys danced even better than girls. Amazing.
Then we turned in some night club, where you can see other tourists, not only local people. The music was various, from Spanish ones to popular hits. We had couple cocktails, made in plastic cups, dances on the floor. And been watching how couples were dancing, like in dancing contest.
The first impressions of Varadero town are awesome.
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