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Casa Particular Isel e Ileana Havana

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here based upon a recommendation from a friend. The house is centrally located and within walking distance to many attractions. Our first night we stayed in the upstairs bedroom, the room was clean and bathroom was located right outside. We then moved to a room on the main floor, this room was slightly bigger with 2 beds and...

Thank negrapola
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights last August. It was the best casa we stayed in in Cuba. Isel is the kindest and craziest lady in Cuba. She looked after us so well after our flight was delayed by hours. The taxi she had organised was still waiting for us in the airport and she was waiting for us at...

Thank Yvonne M
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We traveled there in October but 2013, not 2016. It was an absolutely one of a lifetime experience, so glad that we saw it when we did. This was a wonderful, air-conditioned casa in walking distance of everything in Old Havana. I would absolutely recommend!

Thank M C
New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Hosts We were recommended to stay at Isel's place by a friend who had a good experience prior. Isel, Maria Julia and Ileana are gracious and down-to-earth hosts who welcome all into their home. They are especially accepting of queer identified travelers (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender +) and provide a safe space for you to be yourself. Isel was...

Thank eightiezfreak
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Extremely warm and funny hosts. The home is very clean and homey. You MUST ask to have dinner at the house, amazing home cooked meal (miles better than what you find on the street)!! Magnifica experiencia, difícil encontrar a gente mas simpática y acogedora. Cenar el la casa por lo menos una noche, la comida esta riquísima (mil veces mejor...

Thank LuciaMartos
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Loved every moment in this warm and gracious casa particulare. Isel, Illeana, and their wonderful cast of characters took care of our every need, up to and including laundry one day! Thank you for a wonderful visit, ladies. Listen to me, Isel- I'll be back for sure!!! XO Don

Thank Don B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stayed with Isel for only a few days but it is a great place! Great location, authentic experience and you really feel taken care of :-) Isel a.k.a Mama Cuba gives you all the best tips to avoid the tourist traps, has a good sense of humour and makes you feel at home. Everything in old Havana is within...

Thank Monika S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great location, nice rooms, and best food in Havana. Located within walking distance from Parque Central, El Malecon, museums, and Floriditas (birth place of the daiquiri), you're close enough to the action but far enough away to get the authentic Cuba Vieja Experience. The food at most (touristy) restaurants in Cuba left much to be desired, but the reasonably priced...

Thank Peter A
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We stayed with Isel and her adorable cat Luna in January and while every casa we stayed at was an amazing experience I think Isel's was #1. First off we must talk about the woman herself. She is incredible. Besides taking amazing care of us and handling anything we needed she is hilarious. Her energy is contagious and the jokes...

Thank natalieckerbs
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Isle makes your stay a delight. She is a very welcoming and helpful. You feel right at home . Her Casa is in a great location in Old havana, only 3 blocks from the main road. Our room was comfortable with a small private bathroom. Doors that opened onto a small balcony. There is a fridge with water and beer...

Thank Marilynme

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  • Refrigerator in room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely and cosy clean casa in old Havana, run by two very hospitable women. Near Obispo, Malecon and Floridita. Typical Cuban breakfast and dinner is optional. Great chef! Always willing to show you around Havana. Private bedroom with TV, balcony and bathroom with shower/bath and toilet. Gay-friendly casa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Particular Isel e Ileana Havana

Address: Compostela #153 | 1er. Piso. Apto. 2, Havana, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Price Range: $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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“Two rooms: one has a double bed and private bath, the other has a single and double bed and private bath”
timlongphoto, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The smaller room has a private bathroom (but it's tiny). The larger room with two beds has a larger bathroom but it's shared.”
reba1970, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are two rooms and they are both nice!”
  • View from the very beautiful, and very typical balcony.
jroseshall, 22 Apr 2015 | Read review
“any all very Cuban”
10stmerryn12, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The owners stay in one room and rent the other out. The washroom is outside the room.”
viajeradelmar, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
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