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Courtyard

While strolling the streets of old Havana, pop into this museum with a lovely courtyard. One room... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Miotoni
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Restored home

The former home of a rich man who gathered money for the homeless while keeping slaves in his home... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2015
LPHDK
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Calle Obrapia 158 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

I have to admit that this is one my favourite houses in old Havana, dating from the 17th century, with its refined interior contrasting with the exuberance of the grand baroque entrance to the street. It is generally quite quiet and does not seem to...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 27 November 2017

rooms had no window which i didnt like. No atmosphere in the place. Staff were ok but the casa is just a business. Breakfast ok but lacked variety. bed was good. Cleaning was good. This place was organised by tour operator.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

While strolling the streets of old Havana, pop into this museum with a lovely courtyard. One room is reserved as a classroom for primary school students. Worth requesting a guide. No charge.

Thank Miotoni
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I only went because it's one of my '1,001 buildings to see before you die', but I was underwhelmed. The House of Charitable Works dates back to the 17th century and was a large colonial house. It has a pleasant courtyard and reasonably impressive rooms...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Don't know if this is an exact translation but the house belonged to a rich man who took in four orphans and fed and taught them till maturity before finding four more. This is an interesting house with lots of antiques representing a rich Spanish...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Beautiful building and then two doors down the next building is in a terrible state but what a fascinating place I would go back again

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Reviewed 29 January 2015

The former home of a rich man who gathered money for the homeless while keeping slaves in his home. It was free to see and a lady was so kind as to give us guided tour of the premises. Much of it restored so you...More

Thank LPHDK
Reviewed 28 August 2008

The museum is little but very interesting. Fragrances are hand produced on site. I loved how the fragrances are bottled in containers reminiscent of the style of the museum and, for that matter, historic Havana. I purchased 3 of them, four years ago, and I...More

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Response from SCOTTYHalifax | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of hours but I am sure it will be open at that time.
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Nancy C
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Response from SCOTTYHalifax | Reviewed this property |
Casa de Obrapia... does not have rooms for rent. It is a Museum. Sorry.
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