Serendipity House

Homestay in Plaza de la Revolución - Plaza de la revolución, Cuba

About the Homestay

Urban Eco friendly
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

The family offers security and tranquility, you can enjoy an atmosphere full of serendipity in a colonial house of the early twentieth century with elegant Romanesque columns, masonry, the living room communicates to the balcony with Neptune Street. It can be reached in 10 and 30 minutes walking to Havana Center and Old Havana (Central Park), in 3 minutes to the University of Havana, 2 minutes there is a small square where the bust of Julio Antonio Mella (University leader) and In 10, Rampa Street will be next to the sea, walking along the Havana Malecon, a point of encounters and disagreements full of history and lovers.
The Serendipity House is on the first floor.
Very nice kitchen-dining room for breakfast and enjoy a coffee, it extends to the living room. All this area is airy, fresh and bright.
Jorge, is MSc in Health Economics, works all day and in free time shares with guests and exchanges opinions, likes dialogue. His wife is always at home, works hard, is the support and life of the family.

Additional Info

Only with our daughter can speak English 5 minutes is the parking. From the house there is easy access to major recreational and cultural centers of the city either by bus or walking; they are 2 minutes from the University of Havana, 10 minutes Theatres and ice Coppelia, Movies, Malecon symbol of Cuba, Restaurants and Cafes that serve in National Currency (CUP) and Convertible Pesos (CUC), counseling centers , travel agencies, banks, hospitals. Places to enjoy music like Buena Vista Social Club, you will always find, discos and jazz, mojitos in bars and taverns. In The Blue House will always find a friendly atmosphere, the two rooms very airy with windows to the outside. We have pets No children No smoking inside the house, only in the area designated. The House provides taxi services and airport pickup.

House Facilities
  • Computer
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

   

room 2
From 20 $ per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Double room can be for 1 person, a couple, or two friends, with minibar, safe, split, tv, hot and cold water, natural light, very ventilated by windows to the outside.

Facilities
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
20 $
25 $
Weekly Price
140 $
175 $
Monthly price
600 $
750 $
Duplex
From 20 $ per night
Triple Room
Sleeps 3

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
2 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

RECOMMENDED for families, friends. CAPACITY 3 people in the ATTIC or GUARDILLA a double bed, in BAJOS double bed.

Facilities
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2+ Guests
Nightly Price
20 $
25 $
Weekly Price
140 $
175 $
Monthly price
600 $
750 $
room 1
From 20 $ per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Double room can be for 1 person, a couple, or two friends with minibar, safe, Split, tv, hot and cold water, natural light, very ventilated by windows to the outside.

Facilities
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
20 $
25 $
Weekly Price
140 $
175 $
Monthly price
600 $
750 $
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About the Area

The house Serendipia is located in the limits or between the municipalities downtown Havana and Plaza de la Revolución (closed), the area is quiet and safe is characterized by the movement of young people mainly students of the University.
Collective taxis are 5 minutes from home, and bus 2 minutes with several lines; very close there are coffee shops and restaurants that provide services in pesos (CUP) or convertible pesos (CUC) information centers to tourists, the Rampa, the Malecón Habanero symbol of Cuba and the Cubans, recreation centers, cinemas, theaters, the Coopelia meeting point of the lovers not only to the ice cream, agencies of Rent cars and the tourist bus to 5 minutes with panoramic view, the Palace of the Rumba place to enjoy the Flolklore, Alley of Hamell.
The location of the house is very good to be in the limits of two municipalities Plaza de la Revolución and Centro Haban, you can walk to many places of interest, Central Park is 1/2 hour walk, Old Havana, and the Capitolio, in addition there are several lines of buses or taxis, you can also move in the so-called almendrones (collective taxi) which are the cars (cars) of the 50s that still provide services in CUP, the price is very economical 10 Cuban pesos for each passenger, which makes it very comfortable to move around the city to enjoy music such as the Buena Vista Social Club, you will always find, discos and jazz places, mojitos in bars and bars.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Sports arena
  • 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

House Rules

Our family considers its guests: travelers or guests with the interest to know about the culture and history of the country. To maintain a family atmosphere, at home we have elementary standards.
-Breakfasts from 8:30 to 10:30 in the morning, coffee or tea is included as a courtesy of the house, EXTRA PAYMENT if you want the BREAKFAST COMPLETE.
_The exit of the room is done at 12 noon
_ The entrance to the room is made after 2:00 p.m.
-The visits are received in the room, never in the room
-Do not smoke inside the house, do it in the hallway or balcony
- Pets are not allowed in the house
-Maintain the security of the house
-Don't be in intimate clothes outside your room
-You can use the kitchen, leave it clean
- There are no conditions for small children, we do not accept accommodation request for children under 18
- Damages caused by lost keys or others must assume the cost

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

205 Reviews

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    Mexico
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    January 2019

    Jorge y su esposa son unas personas muy amables, la estancia en su casa fue muy agradable tanto que regresamos varias veces, mí esposo y yo quedamos encantados con su hospitalidad, la verdad nos sentimos como en casa, siempre están dispuestos a ayudarte y a orientarte en lo que necesites, sin duda alguna un lugar muy recomendable.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Gracias a ustedes por su amabilidad, si!! nos sentimos muy bien compartiendo en casa.
    Un abrazo con afectos, y el deseo que tengan un buen año 2019, ya nos veremos.
    Jorge y Familia

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    Germany
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    December 2018

    Jorge and his family are such a lovely family. I stayed here for 2 weeks and had a great time. Location is great in vedado (half an hour walk to Havana vieja). I got amazing breakfast in the morning and there was always someone in the house to help me if I had questions. I can definitely recommend this casa. Thank you so much again for everything. I’ll be back :-)

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Gracias Juliette,
    Fue bonita tu estancia en casa, si! 15 buenos días que disfrutamos en familia
    Un abrazo y buen año 2019 lleno de éxitos y felicidad
    Jorge y Familia

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    Brazil
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    December 2018

    Casa silenciosa y limpia, a 30 minutos a pie de Habana Vieja. Cálida acogida en mi llegada tardía, desayunos agradables en compañia de Jorge e su esposa. Barrio hermoso, residencial, cerca del malecón, de los prestigiosos Habana Libre y Hotel Nacional de Cuba, restaurantes, y de la UNEAC, para escuchar buena música.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Pasamos unos bonitos días con la sonrisa contagiosa de Giselle, gracias por llegar a casa.
    Buen año 2019 lleno de exitos y felicidad,
    Jorge y Familia

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    Germany
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    December 2018

    Jorge and his wife are great people. Very helpful and smart. They helped us with everything and there was somebody who was looking for the house day and night.
    Many thanks for the great time we had!!!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Oh queridos amigos, gracias por el comentario, si! fue un placer tenerles en casa, entonces?? a volver a Cuba y a casa, un abrazo, buen fin de año y mejor año 2019

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    Belgium
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    November 2018

    It sas a wonderfull stay. A very welcoming family. The breakfast was excellent. We would return there with pleasure. Kiss and thank you for all Jorge. Rachel and Thibault

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    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Pasar días en familia es nuestro mayor placer, y tener a Rachel y Thibault en casa fue genial!!
    Gracias por venir a celebrar el cumple con nosotros,
    Jorge y Familia

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    Australia
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    October 2018

    Jorge y su familia son personas muy amables. Tuvimos conversaciones buenas y la casa es muy linda y limpia. Recomendamos esta casa para todos.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Ohh gracias por tu comentario, fue muy bueno tenerles en casa
    Un abrazo con afectos de nuestra familia
    Jorge y Familia

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    Germany
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    October 2018

    I had a very pleasant stay in Jorge‘s place during my visit to La Habana. Jorge and his wife are very nice hosts.

    I spent many days in their place. It is located in the famous part of Vedado in La Habana (near to hotel Habana Libre and the University). The room is very clean and the place is very safe.

    I highly recommend to stay at Jorge‘s place if you happen to visit La Habana. Thank you Jorge and family for your hospitality and kindness. See you soon when I come back to Havana the next time. :-)

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    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Querido Sebastian, eres muy amable con tus palabras, gracias, si!! para nosotros fue muy bonito tenerte en casa, aun nos quedan clases por hacer de salsa
    Un abrazo con afectos y deseos de tenerte con la familia nievamente,
    Jorge y Familia

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    Netherlands
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    October 2018

    Highly recommended! Jorge has a lovely and kindly family. Clean rooms, good service and nice breakfast. Thank you for having us.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Que bueno saber que la pasaron bien en casa, gracias por llegar a la familia, saludos a la familia
    Jorge y Familia

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    Brazil
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    October 2018

    Great reception from Jorge and his family, they were very attentive during the period that I was in the house. They helped me a lot. The accommodations are very good and the breakfast also. Great option in Havana.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Muchisimas gracias por tu comentario, para nosotros fue un placer pasar esos días juntos
    Un abrazazo con afectos,
    Jorge y Familia

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    Germany
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    September 2018

    Jorge und seine Frau waren sehr nett und zuvorkommend, die Zimmer wurden jeden Tag gereinig und waren sehr sauber. Der einzigste Nachteil war, dass die Zimmer sehr klein und etwas dunkel waren.

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    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Nuestra familia esta feliz por conocer que su regreso a Alemania fue bueno, además porque valoran de muy limpia la habitación y fueron complacidos en casa con nuestro servicio y tiempo puesto a su disposición.
    Gracias por su recomendación, les saludamos con afectos,
    Jorge y Familia

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