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Cabaret Parisien

Calle 21 y O | at the Hotel Nacional, Havana 10400, Cuba
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Loved The Show ----Worth The Money

We were trying to decide between this show or the Tropicana . We booked the Cabaret Parisien... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gaithersburg, Maryland

An amazing showcase of great Cuban talent. The historic venue appears to be in its original form... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jaime S
Dallas, Texas
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  • Poor4%
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Calle 21 y O | at the Hotel Nacional, Havana 10400, Cuba
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were trying to decide between this show or the Tropicana . We booked the Cabaret Parisien because it was inside an air conditioned building , half the price of the Tropicana and we didn't have to pay in advance . I sent an email...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing showcase of great Cuban talent. The historic venue appears to be in its original form allowing its patrons to imagine what it was like to be in the audience decades ago. The very colorful costumes and vibrant music is alluring and almost magical....More

Thank Jaime S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

First of all, let me give you some advice. Buy your ticket at the hotel where it is located. Your tour guide can assist you with this or you can do it on your own. You will spend WAY MORE to go to this as...More

6  Thank Imamom
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Didn't really know what to expect,but this was a total letdown. Not worth the money.Meal was awful.Packed in like sardines,too many tables you couldn't move.Show wasn't interesting.

1  Thank Joy B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We decided to add this to our excursion list after boarding the Norwegian Sky during our cruise to Cuba and Great Stirrup Key. It was an amazing performance. The cast were energetic and the costumes were amazing. I highly recommend this for a wonderful evening...More

5  Thank Comitis
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Many claim that the Tropicana is the place to go, but the ticket bookers all say that the Parisien is more popular. First the Tropicana is too big (900 capacity) vs the Parisien (200) more intimate setting. Don't let that lead you to believe that...More

4  Thank John H
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This cabaret is small, cozy, elegant ...what I like in a cabaret! the show we enjoyed was nice, and we had a great time.

3  Thank VillaEscondida
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Don't expect the Tropicana but this is a really good alternative. We had opted for a deal which included a meal at the Nationale's Caribbean restaurant as opposed to in the cabaret - it was a good choice and the meal was excellent. We were...More

2  Thank DrGordy
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Cabaret "Parisien" is the most famous cabaret in Cuba, which hosts a show at the National Hotel from the 40s of the last century. This cabaret is small and can accommodate only 280 people. VIP lodge is available for VIP guests. In their colorful shows,...More

3  Thank Oleg K
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Havana. The theatre is intimate and retains the format as it would have been in the 50’s when the hotel first opened. The vintage stage and curtains made it easy to imagine the days when...More

1  Thank USAOnTheMove
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20 June 2017|
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Response from Sabrina1176 | Reviewed this property |
There are many restaurants in that area, just make sure you do your research before arriving to Cuba as internet in expensive, spotty at best and VERY slow.
17 June 2017|
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Response from Oleg K | Reviewed this property |
We just purchased our tickets at the door. Additional $5 CAD helped find the best seats.
12 June 2017|
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Response from USAOnTheMove | Reviewed this property |
There are different shows. We were expecting a Paris cabaret style but the Saturday night we were there it was the cultures of the Caribbean, which we did enjoy. I'm not sure if shows are posted on the hotel website or not. More