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Hostal Balcones

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

i stayed at Hostal Balcones 5 years ago and had very good experience. i came back to Cuba last month and wanted to stay there. unfortunately there weren't any rooms available and Isabel helped me to book for another hostel and was very kind and helped me a lot! Isabel speaks English which is pretty rear in Cuba and its...

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is a fabulous city centre Casa ideally situated close to the old centre of Havana, the Museum of the Revolution, Art Gallery, the Prado and the waterfront walkway of the Malacon. The room was clean and comfortable with good en suite facilities. The breakfast was superb in homely dining surroundings and the team of 4 staff running the Casa...

Thank Tim F
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I stayed here with a friend for 3 nights and it was spectacular. We loved the vibe and the look of the place, and all of the staff were beyond kind. When my friend got sick they made him soup and tea and checked on him constantly, offering to get him to a clinic if necessary. Upon arrival and departure...

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Hostal Balcones is close to all major landmarks and has super clean, bright and large rooms. Its interior design is amazing and feels like home. The staff is amazing: always friendly and helpful. We highly recommend this place.

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stayed at this casa twice: When we arrived in Cuba and one night prior to our departure. We stayed in two different rooms and both were very clean and tidy, with air condition and minibar. Hot water, safety, nice welcoming hosts... nothing more you can ask. On both occasions when we checked out it was early for our next...

Thank Danica G
coventry, RI
Reviewed 4 December 2016

BALCONES has a boutique feel with a comfortable and tastefully outfitted and decorated sitting room, hallway and kitchen Our room #2 was very clean and spacious, with two beds, a large dresser, safe, ceiling fan, fridge, AC, (not needed) fan on the wall, a balcony, night stands with lamps ......like home! The bathroom is large, tiled, with tub and European...

Thank satinpaw
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We just returned from 4 days in Havana at Hostal Balcones. Isabel was in Spain but the other staff kept things running smoothly and provided good breakfasts and the comforts of home. Nice balance of respect for privacy and availability to help. We appreciated Liennes help with questions and offering assistance when we needed it. We had room number 2...

Thank rbroches
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 July 2015

When we arrived at night in this place, we were told by the owner that was full and that we were going to be transfered to another Casa just across the street. If this Casa was full (and had a few days to confirm with us) they should'nt have accepted our reservation and let us choose were to stay. Lucly...

Thank HelderJCOliveira
San Diego, California
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This casa is clean and professionally-operated. It is centrally-located amidst all the main attractions in Old Havana. The owner, the staff, and all those associated with the casa (drivers & guides) are all top-notch, respectful, courteous, and on-time. My wife and I had an amazing experience in Hostal Balcones. The breakfast is good. The house is clean and airy. Our...

2Thank Leo M
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2015

My wife and I stayed here for one night. We found the casa very convenient for the sites of old Havana.The room was comfortable with air conditioning and a very nice ensuite which looked newly refurbished. The staff were very friendly. Cost 45 cuc with breakfast. Would definitely recommend this casa.

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Nice and spacious colonial style flat (built in 1926 and recently renovated maintaining its style), located in a central place of Havana, at few meters from: the emblematic Paseo del Prado, Central Park, the National Capitol and to the historic center of the city. We have 3 comfortable rooms, all with balcony overlooking the street to appreciate the Havana beat's , which have everything you need for a pleasant and enjoyable stay in a Cuban family house, where you will feel cared for and clothed at all times. Among the main services we offer are: - Private bathroom - Balcony to the street - Air conditioner - Daily cleaning included - Safe - Minibar - Radio alarm clock - TV - Breakfast (on request) - Meals (upon request) - Transfer to the airport and major stations - English spoken Warmest regards and do not hesitate to contact us for anything you may need Isabel Gomez Duran Head Hostal Balcones ... more   less 

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Address: Consulado 152 | Second floor, between Colon y Trocadero, Havana, Cuba (Formerly Casa Particular Isabel Gomez Duran)
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Number of rooms: 3
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“One room is smaller than the other two.”
ErikaPen, 22 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Location of this Hostal Balcones is super: Only one block to the Prado and the old Havana.”
hannalhook, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We preferred room 2 because it has a bigger bathroom, but both rooms we stayed in were good.”
SeanP43, 18 Feb 2013 | Read review
“room with private bath outside the dining room”
lottieNZ31, 15 Jan 2013 | Read review
“use an agent.”
deborahh629, 22 Jan 2012 | Read review
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