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

Family atmosphere VERY close to the MALECÓN-Litoral-, VIAZUL BUS TERMINAL, UNIVERSITY OF HAVANA, BARS, RESTAURANTS, and good transport communication.
Privileged location between two municipalities, walking in 10 minutes arrives in Havana Center and 20 Old Havana (Central Park), several local bus lines, collective taxis or personified.
The House provides WIFI service through card payment, we are on the first floor.
Kitchen-dining room very nice for breakfast and enjoy a coffee, extends to the lounge. This whole area is airy, fresh and bright.
Jorge, is MSc in Health Economics, works all day and in the free time shares with guests and exchanges opinions, likes dialogue. His wife is always at home, works hard, is the breadwinner and family life.

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
  • Non Smoking
  • Allow Smoking

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 1 night

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

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, safety box, split, fan, 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 $
Room 3
From 20 $ per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Room with MiniBar, TV, Split, fan, private bathroom

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, fan, 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 in the limits or between the municipalities center Havana and Square of the Revolution (forbidden), the zone is calm and safe it is characterized by the movement of young people fundamentally 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 Rentar 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, the Central Park is 1/2 hour walk, Old Havana, and the Capitol, in addition there are several bus lines 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, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. 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

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.

221 Reviews

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    United Kingdom
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    April 2020

    Jorge and his family were so lovely, always on hand to give us advice and listen to our experiences. We were given enough privacy in our own room, which was cleaned daily, and were always warmly greeted by whoever was in the living area. We felt safe and well taken care of.
    The casa is located one block from the beautiful university, a couple of blocks from the Napoleon Museum (worth a visit!) and about 15 minutes walk to the main bus station. The walk to Old Havana was about 30 mins, but it was an interesting walk through the city or you can also choose to walk along the Malecon. I would wholeheartedly recommend staying here.

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    Spain
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    March 2020

    Muy, muy contentos con la estancia en esta casa, nos gustó mucho poder hablar con vosotros y conocer Cuba desde otro punto de vista. Fueron unos anfitriones magníficos, con detalles que no esperábamos encontrar, con una casa muy acogedora, compartieron su hogar y nos sentimos en el nuestro.
    Muchas gracias por todo.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Para nosotros fue muy bueno compartir el día a día con ustedes, les agradecemos las largas conversaciones y su tiempo.
    Un abrazo con afectos,
    Jorge y Familia

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    Ireland
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    February 2020

    It was GREAT to stay with Jorge and family, they are so kind and sweet and fun. We really felt at home there. We met other lovely people while there too. I would recommend! It's a 30 min walk to Parque Central, right next to the University and the neighbourhood is lovely.

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    Germany
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    February 2020

    Die ganze Familie war wundervoll freundlich und sehr hilfsbereit. So unterschiedlich meine Anliegen waren, ich habe immer sehr sachdienliche Antworten bekommen. Das Haus ist sauber, ordentlich, hat stilvolle, koloniale Architektur und ist in direkter Nähe der geschichtsträchtigen alten Universität. Ich habe ein Zuhause in Habanna gefunden.

    Jorge y toda la familia y toda la gente que trabajan en casa serendipia fueron muy amable. Disfruto esta lugar mucho. Limpia, linda, rico café, cerca del interés universidad, muy buena calle. Pero el mejor es la familia. La conversaciones y los recomendaciónes y la ayuda con todo la cosas fueron perfecto. Es mi casa en Havanna.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Estamos agradecidos por su llegada a casa, fue una estancia y convivencia muy bonita.
    Esperamos verle nuevamente, abrazos,
    Jorge y familia

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    Netherlands
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    January 2020

    Super friendly and nice family, very good breakfast. Thank you very much! Everything was clean and perfect.

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    Slovakia
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    October 2019

    thank you for the wonderful time spent in your House . It was a pleasure for us to meet you . Thank you hope to see you again . Jane :)

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    United Kingdom
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    June 2019

    Jorge and Nardy are lovely hosts, very welcoming, friendly and helpful. The casa is clean and comfortable, and in a quiet location.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Estamos muy felices con la estancia de Samantha y su familia, gracias por llegar
    Les abrazamos con afectos,
    Jorge y Familia

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    Germany
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    June 2019

    Lovely Hosts, super Breakfast. Nice and clean Rooms and really helpful People in every Situation. Couldn't have been a better experience, Thanks for everything!

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    Canada
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    June 2019

    I love this little place! And Jorge and his lovely wife Nardy are so amazing and are the cutest couple. I miss them already! Great location, cozy house and nice breakfast. Most importantly, beautiful host and hostess. Such wonderful people that make you feel welcomed and at home, and they have a great sense of humour as well. Just overall an awesome experience here. The room is clean and comfortable, breakfast (pay extra) is plenty, yummy and fresh, and the location is pretty central (35 minute walk to old Havana but there are plenty of restaurants around - try the limonada fresca at El Biky - and the university is right there). I definitely recommend this place and will come here again the next time I go to Havana! Gracias por todo, Jorge y Nardy!

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Para nosotros fue muy bueno tenerles en casa, y disfrutamos de su estancia, entonces??? tenemos que repetir el encuentro, donde?, cuando? ya veremos
    Les abrazamos con afectos,
    Jorge y Nardy

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    Germany
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    April 2019

    Lieber Jorge und Famile! Wir bedanken uns für den angenehmen Aufenthalt bei euch! Bei Fragen habt ihr uns immer geholfen! Wir haben uns so wohl gefühlt, dass wir in den 3 Wochen auf Kuba gleich zweimal bei euch waren! Wir kommen gerne wieder!

    Querido Jorge y familia! Te agradecemos la agradable estancia contigo! Para preguntas siempre nos has ayudado! ¡Nos sentimos tan bien que estuvimos con usted dos veces en las 3 semanas en Cuba! ¡Volveremos!

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jorge in ,

    Para nosotros fue fantástico compartir esos días con ustedes, además como dices el volver en una segunda oportunidad a casa hizo que disfrurtaramos de otros pequeños detalles y conversaciones.
    Les abrazamos con afectos,
    Jorge y Familia

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