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Fun and flirtatious

This place was our favorite place to take classes of all the schools we went to. We learned salsa a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Broomfield, Colorado
via mobile
Professional, fun and friendly

We have taken classes at La Casa del Son twice now and both times we have been highly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sharon M
Halifax, United Kingdom
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“salsa classes”(12 reviews)
“cuban salsa”(11 reviews)
“hour lesson”(5 reviews)
La Casa del Son was created with the idea of having a space in the heart of Old Havana where the foreign visitors have the chance to learn, enjoy and improve their skills about our Cuban traditional dances like Danzon, son, cha-cha-cha, rumba...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Empedrado 411 | entre Compostela y Aguacate, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8616179
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 May 2012

This is a fantastic place to learn Cuban dances. A group of us went from Australia and took advanced salsa and casino rueda lessons. It was a unique experience.The teachers, Raymon and Silvia, are amazing dancers and very generous with their knowledge. We had a...More

7  Thank MariaSeron
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 April 2013

In March I took a Son class for a week with 2 hours daily. In my opinion Raymond is an excellent teacher, very professional and very precise in all technical matters. However, I also think he lacks didactic experience or was this just the way...More

8  Thank vedado13
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was our favorite place to take classes of all the schools we went to. We learned salsa a few years ago and learned to associate it with fun and socialization and a little bit of flirting (innocent). Our teachers were all of that....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I were so pleased that we got a 2 hr same day lesson for beginners salsa. They took a $5 CUC deposit for each at booking and we payed the balance when we came back in an hour. (30 CUC for 2...More

Thank Shani T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have taken classes at La Casa del Son twice now and both times we have been highly impressed. We are all experienced dancers but we found the classes well structured, informative but fun too. The teachers are all extremely courteous and friendly and we...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took two hour private salsa classes earlier this month at La Casa del Son. My instructor, Abelardo, was fantastic. He worked with me at my level (not quite a beginner or advanced), provided me great suggestions, feedback and encouragement. I felt welcome by all...More

Thank Texjade
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A Group of 15 friends visited Cuba here recently . We signed up for a dance class at La Casa Del Son. It was a blast! All of our instructors what upbeat, happy and fun. We had a wonderful time!

Thank kiesha k
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I booked an hour salsa lesson for my me and my husband which I would recommend. Ennie and Jordie were really great teachers, they took us through the basics and we had a great time. The hour was just enough but if I had more...More

Thank liggey
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We booked a salsa lesson for our first day in Havana and it was well worth it! Our instructors were excellent, as well as fun and easygoing! If we were there for longer we would have gone back. It was a blast - highly recommended!

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 29 July 2018

What a great experience this was! Book in prior to arrival via email. We booked 2hr lessons every morning (Monday - Friday) and it was a blast - lots of dancing, laughter and fun.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Cuba on a cruise and wanted an experience that would be unique and memorable so we found Casa del Son online and booked a private Salsa Lesson for 1 hour! What an exceptional time we had!! Our instructors (we were 5 and...More

1  Thank Guiliano W
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I took salsa classes in some other schools before and after, ranging from good to mediocre - but nothing came even close to Casa del Son. I took 3x2 hours privates. I don't know how she did it, but she knew exactly what to teach,...More

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8 November 2018|
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Response from wildchildjojo_013 | Reviewed this property |
It's more convenient to book in advance because your teachers will be there, waiting for you. If not, it;s pot-luck ! Enjoy, its an amazing experience
Emily H
28 August 2018|
Response from wildchildjojo_013 | Reviewed this property |
No, it doesn't have aircon but.......fans everywhere ! We went in the heat of summer and it was fine ! Drank lots and lots of water though !
30 March 2018|
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Response from maryfinnegan | Reviewed this property |
I’m so sorry been away for some time so missed this question