About the Homestay
Hello, my name is Maria Graciela. I have lived my life in Cuba Entire and I speak Inglés fluently as I am an Inglés teacher. I know my country and my culture extremely well. As such, I can help make your visit to Cuba an unforgettable experience.
My apartment in located in the beautiful neighborhood of Central Havana. My house is very close to The Malecon, Old Havana, Habana Libre Hotel, and The University. From my home, you can walk to almost everywhere you wish in Havana. I am Also a short ride away from the lovely beaches That surround Havana. I can also Suggest other places to visit in Cuba and help with Means of transportation. An authentic Cuban breakfast is disponible upon request.
As for myself, I enjoy music, theater, reading, and cooking. Above all, I love spending time with my beautiful grandchildren.
It would be a pleasure to have you stay in my wonderful home. Please do come visit beautiful Cuba soon!
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Welcome to Graciela's house, located in the center of Havana very close to hotels, nightclubs, museums, theaters, cinemas and many other places of interest. From our house may be directed to different destinations without using transportation such as Old Havana, Vedado, the Malecón, among many others
- Air Conditioning
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our house is located in the center of Havana, about 15 kms approx. the airport, one kilometer and a half approx. Old Havana, less than a kilimetro from Malecon, near the University of Havana Hotel Habana Libre, Heladeria Coopelia, Hotel, about two kmts from the Plaza de la Revolucion, in short they can move around city walking ......
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Bus Stop
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
- Full Breakfast
- Packed lunch
Diet Type available on request
Your host is not a smoker.
Smoking is allowed in the established area.
Please keep our house safe by locking the door securely both when you enter and when you leave the house.
Enjoy our house and take care of it as if it were your own.
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
Der Aufenthalt bei Maria und Pablo war sehr sehr gut. Alles super sauber, komfortabel, ordentlich und geräumig. Wir haben uns sehr wohl, sicher und geborgen gefühlt. Das Essen war sehr gut und die Gespräche mit den Beiden interessant. Es war für uns sehr familiär; besonders die tatkräftige Unterstützung von Maria bei unserer Reiseplanung innerhalb Kubas war äußerst hilfreich.
Beide sind sehr gebildet und können viel über die kubanischen Trationen erzählen.
Das Haus von Maria und Pablo liegt sehr zentral und man alles gut zu Fuß erreichen.
Ich kann eine Buchung bestens empfehlen.
Maria Graciela was an excellent host - very nice and clean accommodation, fluent English and the best breakfast we had in Cuba. We travelled around Cuba for 5 weeks and her casa was our first stop. Maria Graciela gave us a lot of useful advice that helped us many times during our trip. The stay was so nice that we decided to come back for 2 days before our flight home. The location of her casa is also very convenient – in walking distance to the Malecon, city centre, supermarket and only 2 mins from a park with Wi-Fi. Maria Graciela and her husband Pablo were like our Cuban grandparents :) If you want to feel like home – do not hesitate and come to stay at her place! :)
We had a wonderful stay in Habana! Graciela is the perfect host. She helped us organize our entire trip through western Cuba and she makes a delicious breakfast. The room is exactly as described, the location is perfect. Together with her husband she really makes you feel welcome and at home. We would definitely stay with her again and truly recommend the place!
It was a very pleasant stay in a nice and safe street of Centrohabana (the 4 first days of my Cuba stay, reserved 2, prolonged 2). 10 minutes walk to Malecon and 15 minutes to Capitolio. Excellent communication with Graciela and her husband. Fair prices for brakfast and stay. If you feel like it, you can travel all Cuba without booking anything from your homecountry, just using Graciela's network.
Don't accept taxi fares from the airport to Graciela's place higher than 20 CUC. This is the least negotiation with the drivers should bring you down to.
Yo .. siempre volvería.
Thank you very much for the best accommodation, and best food ever, every day morning big breakfast, with mix of local fruits, mixed eggs and fresh juice, this breakfast was realy like brunch,and best dinner, fried bananas, meat,rice and delicious home made dessert, Graciela teach us to cook a local meal. We had lot of fun, and Graciela and her husband Paul was like family, like friend. They help us to manage our trip, find accomodation, transfer to other city and told us what is good to see. The flat was all time and everywhere clean, we were realy happy and had a rest by them, and we think on them many time after we came back home,they are realy nice and kind family . Thanks of them we had the best trip.
Ivana and Ivo
Sono stato ospite da Graziella appena arrivato a Cuba e subito l' accoglienza è stata bellissima. La signora Graziella è disponibilissima.... arrivai a casa sua dopo mezzanotte e lei aspettava con gioia il mio arrivo. Subito mi ha offerto un succo di frutta e mi ha spiegato un po di cose su Cuba. Il giorno seguente mi ha organizzato spostamenti e prenotazioni in vinales,cenfuegos e trinidad.
Sono tornato dopo una settimana da lei e sono rimasto per 4 giorni. Graziella mi ha trattato come un figlio.... mi preparava delle gustosissime e abbondanti colazioni con possibilità anche di cenare a prezzi modici ed assaporare la vera cucina cubana. Graziella e suo marito Pablo ti trattano con amore e sono sempre disponibili, entrambi sono professori e quindi bravissimi nel spiegare qualunque cosa voi vogliate sapere. Lo consiglio a tutti. La casa è accogliente con possibilità di dormire fino a tre persone in un ambiente che ha camera con climatizzatore e bagno indipendente. ha inoltre un balcone dove si può fumare e aver la vista su calle San Raffaell.
la posizione è ottima, vicino all'università e quindi al centro dell' Havana, a pochi passi da malecon.... a piedi o in bicitaxi si raggiunge facilmente L' Havana vecchia con tutte le sue attrazioni e ristoranti. Il quartiere è tranquillo e ha un parco adiacente dove ci si può collegare ad internet in wi-fi.
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