About the Homestay

Urban Cosy
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

I am journalist and my wife Verónica is a teacher of Spanish and Literature. We are retired and we enjoy meeting people from all over the world and making them feel like at home. We recommend places of interest and provide recommendations for walking around the city, preventions and information of the history and culture of our beautiful island.

The guests will have a duplex apartment, which is part of the main house where we live. It is private and independent. Upper level: bedroom with air conditioning and a private bathroom (cold and hot water). Lower level: dining room, living room, digital TV, kitchen with refrigerator, gas stove, rice cooking and other accesories for cooking. Receptions: 24 hours.

We give our guests independence, but we are available if they need us, to offer guidance and advice to them.

There is a cleaning service periodically and changing of towels and bedding. Cleaning, security, peacefulness and complete privacy are guaranteed. The phone service (local calls) is included on the price of the booking.

If our guests want to travel to other provinces or places (Viñales, Trinidad, ect) we look for accommodations for them. Also, we look for collective taxis so our guests can travel in a comfortable and economical way.

Pets

Dog

House Facilities
  • Laundry
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

   

Room 1 (single or double beds)
From 16 $ per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
18 $
18 $
Weekly Price
123 $
125 $
Monthly price
500 $
520 $
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About the Area

It's surrounded by historical and cultural centers, theaters, craft markets, art galleries, fast food points, shopping centers, Banks, airlines and car rental agencies, and many of Havana's famous nightclubs. Very close it is located the ¨Cuban Art Factory (FAC)¨, where you can enjoy a varied mix of Cuban art, culture and entertainment. You don’t need to take a taxi or rent a car to go to the most frequent visited places by Cuban and foreign people, so you will save a lot of money.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Fishing
  • 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

House Rules

Upon arrival at the apartment, the guest is registered in the Official Tenant Registry Book, for which he must have a passport and a visa document. Individuals are respected and no one is discriminated at all.

Visits are allowed, but with prior presentation of the identification, without the need for official registration or firm. This is done for safety reasons.

To keep the apartment smoke-free and to avoid accidents, the client must smoke in the outside area of the terrace.

Smoking is not allowed.

6 Reviews

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    Finland
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    November 2018

    The Casa is located just next to the beach promenade Malecón and Fabrica del Arte which is worth visiting. It’s located on a quiet street. There is an own access to the room, which also includes an own living room with a small kitchen. José, Verónica and their son Alden are very lovely and helpful. Alden speaks good English and is there to help when the guests stay at his parents casa. If you don’t want to stay just in the city centre of Havana, Casa Vero is the right place to go to!

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family José in ,

    Dear Ksenia and Valtteri, thanks a lot for your wonderful review and your kind words. It was a great pleasure for us having you in our home. We hope you come back soon and you can stay longer with us.

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    Canada
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    November 2018

    What a great couple, helpful, accommodating, loving, it was a great pleasure to stay at their place!!!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family José in ,

    Dear Mike, it was a great pleasure for us to meet you. You will always be welcome in our home. Thank you very much for your beautiful words.

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    New Zealand
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    November 2018

    Jose, Veronica and their son Aldo were so welcoming and helpful. The stay was very comfortable and they made our first few nights in Havana, Cuba very special! We highly recommend staying with these lovely people!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family José in ,

    Dear Sam and Jaega, thanks for your beautiful words. We are so happy that you enjoyed our home and felt comfortable. You are wonderful and lovely people. We hope you come back soon. Here you have a Cuban family.

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    Netherlands
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    September 2018

    The days we visited Havana we're awesome, and one of the reasons was the personal service that Jose and Veronica delivered us. However we booked a 'Casa Particular', it felt like an all-inclusive resort including a personal touch.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family José in ,

    Hello Paula and Raul, we wish you the best of the world in your future travels and in your life. You are wonderful and lovely persons. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for another stay!

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    Russia
    Age 55 - 64

    4 hearts
    July 2018

    This guest awarded the host 4 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

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    Canada
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    June 2017

    WoW is the word that describes Vero & Joses house. It is an apt for you alone, super independent. You have your own entrance decorated very tastefully and elegant. With dining and living room and full kitchen facilities. I've travelled to Cuba more than 6 times and this is the best apt. The hosts are awesome as well they are very caring and helpful with great stories. They are also world travellers so you'll feel right at home.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family José in ,

    Dear Ernesto, thanks a lot for your beautiful words. We always feel you very close, as part of this Cuban family. We hope you come back soon. Much health, take great care and receive a big hug.

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