About the Homestay

Urban Shabby chic
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

Our offer is an apartment in Centro Habana, with separate entrance and good privacy, it has one bedroom with double bed (but if requested can put separate beds and cot) .Air conditioning, TV, living room, kitchen and bathroom private with hot and cold water. Natural.Terraza good ventilation view of the locality where you can sit and enjoy a good Cuban coffee courtesy of the house, after a long walk around our city
 We also have another room (Room 2) spacious with private bathroom, good natural ventilation, hot and cold water and air conditioning includes common area is a dining room and access to kitchen (which is not that of the apartment), good privacy and security ( they can accommodate 3 people).
We have another one bedroom on the ground floor of the house, with separate entrance, living room, kitchen, private bathroom, hot and cold water, good privacy and security.
We are located three blocks from the Malecon in Havana and Hermanos Almerjeiras Hospital.
Our location allows walking access to Vedado and Old Havana.

Pets

Cat

House Facilities
  • Laundry
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 1 night

Maximum stay is for 29 nights

Available for given dates

Room Apartment
From 15 $ per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Room with good privacy and tranquility separate entrance and natural ventilation without losing security equipped for long stays

Facilities
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
15 $
20 $
Weekly Price
105 $
140 $
Masteroom
From 15 $ per night
Triple Room
Sleeps 3

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

spacious, comfortable, with private bath room good natural ventilation and safety

Facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2+ Guests
Nightly Price
15 $
20 $
Weekly Price
105 $
120 $
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About the Area

Our house located near the Vedado and Old Havana Habanero can be reached on foot without any problem, we are near the famous La Guarida Restaurant and Casa de la Musica de Galiano

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Cinema
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Hospital

Meals

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
  • Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
  • Full Breakfast
Diet Type available on request
  • Coeliac
  • Kosher
  • Diabetic

House Rules

Family home where all visitors must be registered

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

70 Reviews

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    Norway
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    August 2018

    Rafael and his family are truly amazing! They are so kind and helpful! Best host in Cuba! The apartment is very central and have a rooftop terrace also! We got our clothes washed also, which is very nice when you are travelling around! They also let us store our luggage when we came back to Havana at the end of our trip, and let us shower and borrow towels so that we could be clean and fresh at the airport! So thankful for everything you have done for us!

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    Sweden
    Age 35 - 44

    4 hearts
    July 2018

    Rafael is truly a nice host. Very helpful and makes great breakfast with lots of delicious fruits. One of his daughters also speaks good English and helped me to find places of interests in Havana. Clean room with comfy bed and AC. Centraly located home. Only five min walk to the Malecon. Great value for money. Would stay here again.

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    United Kingdom
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    June 2018

    Una estancia fenomenal! Volveremos muyyy pronto. El desayuno nos gusto muchisimo, y Rafael y Maria nos ayudaron much tambien! Muchos saludos

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    Germany
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    June 2018

    Wir haben diese Unterkunft von Deutschland aus gebucht und sind direkt nach unserer Ankunft für vier Tage zu Rafael und seiner Familie - es war absolut toll! Unser Flug hatte Verspätung, sodass wir erst spät am Abend angekommen sind, wir wurden herzlich empfangen und bekamen jeden Morgen (für ein paar Cuc) ein tolles Frühstück, mit dem besten Obst, welches wir je gegessen haben. Die Casa ist sehr sauber, hat eine absolut tolle Lage mit einer wundervollen Dachterrasse und ist jederzeit weiter zu empfehlen, denn Rafael macht alles möglich, damit man sich wohl fühlt und organisiert auch gerne ein Taxi Collectivo, wenn man weiter reisen möchte! Jeder der das Flair einer Casa particulares sucht und mag, sollte die Casa Botella buchen!

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    Germany
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    May 2018

    Die Unterkunft bei Rafael ist sehr interessant, man wohnt typisch kubanisch und hat einen super Ausblick auf die Strasse. Auch auf der Terrasse ist der Ausblick genial. Rafael und seine Familie bzw. seine Töchter sind sehr hilfsbereit und geben einem einen guten Einblick in die kubanische Gesellschaft. Sie sind sehr herzlich und beantworten gerne alle Fragen, die man über Kuba stellt. Wir fühlten uns wie Freunde dort. Das Frühstück war super... die Berge an Obst konnten wir kaum aufessen. Alles in allem ein sehr interessanter und angenehmer Aufenthalt. Gracias....

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    United Kingdom
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    May 2018

    Una estancia excelente. El apartamento como se ve en las fotos. El baño tiene agua caliente y fría. Ubicación en el centro de Havana. Muy fácil organizar viaje desde el aeropuerto a su casa. Rafael y su esposa fue súper bien y volveré a quedar con ellos. El desayuno muy rico y para un bien precio. Muchas gracias!

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    Turkey
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    May 2018

    A good place to stay, if you're a walker! Just in the center, close to the seaside and to Havana Vieja. The upstairs room we stayed in was a bit hard to reach with a toddler, as the stairs are really steep. Rafael was very helpful, lent us money to pay for the airport taxi and helped us deal with luggage loss.

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    United Kingdom
    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    May 2018

    We were very pleased with Rafael's cooking and the clean bedroom. Good to have the patio on the roof too! Rafael gave us an address to go to in Vinales and ordered a taxi for us which was especially helpful.I would definitely recommend this homestay to my friends. Thankyou,Rafael.

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    Germany
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    April 2018

    Rafael was very welcoming and he speaks a very good English which is rare in Cuba. When we arrived we got a coffee and also in the middle of the night before going to the airport. He and his wife are really nice, helpful and funny. The location of the flat is very close to the city center. Thanks for having us over!

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    United Kingdom
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    April 2018

    Rafael and his family were delightful hosts. Very friendly and helpful people who enriched our stay in Havana and Cuba. Rafael can help you with any questions you might have about travelling in his country. The accommodation was very spacious and clean. Breakfast (5 CUC pp) was delicious and absolutely huge! Would definitely visit again :)

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