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La Colonial 1861

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay in La Colonial was really, really enjoyable! Armando, his family and team have created a really beautiful spot, curated to perfection, nothing goes unnoticed! They provide such a friendly and welcoming stay, we really felt so at home while staying with them. The rooms and furnishings are truly stylish and aesthetically pleasing, a lot of work has gone...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Casa, great colonial interiors with a quirky and tasteful touch. Great artworks. Great service. Location is great, walking distance for the Malecón and nice bars and restaurants. Can't wait to smoke the cigar that Armando gave me! Would definitely recommend it to my friends.

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ArmandoUnsain, Propietario at La Colonial 1861, responded to this review

Hello Davide! Thank you so much for you great review about us. We are very happy to know that you feel good at La Colonial 1861 and It was a pleasure for us to recive you in our home. We hope to see you again. Un fuerte abrazo! Armando LA COLONIAL 1861

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot say enough good things about La Colonial 1861! Armando and his staff are highly attentive and friendly, very helpful. We loved all the dogs (all rescued and EXTREMELY well behaved) and the house kitty. Location is great as we walked to several restaurants and the Malceon. Room was very clean and comfortable-will absolutely stay here when we visit...

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ArmandoUnsain, Propietario at La Colonial 1861, responded to this review

Dear friends Thank you so much for your great review about La Colonial 1861, we are very happy to know that enjoy your cuban trip and that you feel good at you cuban home in La Habana!!! We hope to see you soon!! Besos y abrazos! Armando LA COLONIAL 1861

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We enjoyed our stay at La Colonia, a beautifully renovated house, decorated with excellent taste. The room and bathroom was very comfortable even if it didn't have a window. It's very quiet at night but in the morning or during the day you can hear people coming in and out. The place is clean and the bed very comfortable and...

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ArmandoUnsain, Propietario at La Colonial 1861, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much for your great review about us!!! We are very happy to know that you enjoy your stay and we hope to recive you again. All my best W Armando LA COLONIAL 1861

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We (3 German girls) used this quirky hostel as our home base in Havana. Hosts are super friendly and go out of their way to make you feel at home. They are happy to make calls for you to arrange your stay in your next visit. Only downside is that the location is a couple of minutes outside of Habana...

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ArmandoUnsain, Propietario at La Colonial 1861, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much for your great review about La Colonial 1861. We really aprecite your words and we hope to see again in La Habana. All my best W Armando LA COLONIAL 1861

Rome
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My family and I spent the week before Christmas at La Colonial 1861. We decided to go for a “casa particular” rather than for a more traditional hotel not only to avoid the very high hotel rates in La Habana (expect to pay in excess of € 700 per day in venerable properties like the Nacional or the Inglaterra), but...

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ArmandoUnsain, Propietario at La Colonial 1861, responded to this review

Hello family! Thank you so much for your great review about us and thank you so much for trust me. It was a big pleasure for us to recive you in La colonial 1861 and share good moments with you in the porch. You always have your home in Cuba!! Muchos besos y abrazos! Armando LA COLONIAL 1861

Reviewed 26 September 2016

I stayed at La Colonial 1861 for two nights. This house is quite unique and very memorable. The atmosphere is a little dark and a little provocative, which I personally really enjoyed. My room was small, basic and clean with a mini-bar and a/c. The people who help around the house were all very pleasant, especially Margarita who prepared dinner...

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ArmandoUnsain, Propietario at La Colonial 1861, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much for your good review about La Colonial 1861. So sorry that it was not posible to see you more time but when you stay only one day and a half it´s not easy to share and talk.....i use to be always around to support and help to my guest. I hope next time we...

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent stay here for three nights. The room was spacious and very clean. Breakfast was delicious every morning and our hosts were very welcoming and helpful - especially recommending local places to eat nearby which we really enjoyed. We would certainly stay here again and would highly recommend.

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ArmandoUnsain, Propietario at La Colonial 1861, responded to this review

Dear Anna Thank you so much for your help with a great review about us. We hope to recive you again at La Colonial 1861!! Thanks!! Armando LA COLONIAL 1861

Albany, California
Reviewed 16 August 2016

There were 7 of us, 4 adults and 3 children, we stayed twice, 3 nights at the beginning of our trip to Cuba and 2 nights at the end. So we practically experienced staying in all the rooms!! We really liked the location, it's in the residential neighborhood as oppose to touristy part of Havana. We got to know the...

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ArmandoUnsain, Propietario at La Colonial 1861, responded to this review

Hello Michael, family and friends Thank you so much for your good review about us. It was a pleasure to recive you in our home and we hope to see you again. Next time if you wish more food for the breakfast you only must to ask for more food (like you asked me for a lot of different things)....

Sao Carlos, SP
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was my second time at La Colonial, the first one after the renovations Armando made it. I stayed at the family room and was absolutely delighted with the whole scenery that Armando created so you can feel really at home!! I am uploading the pictures so you can see it for yourself! I know you read about the facilities...

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ArmandoUnsain, Propietario at La Colonial 1861, responded to this review

Hello Sidnei!!! Thank you so much for your great review and for choose La Colonial 1861... always!! For us you are part of these big family....we miss you! Un fuerte abrazo amigo! Armando LA COLONIAL 1861

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Colonial 1861 offers our guests the experience of staying in an authentic colonial house. Our house is located in the central neighborhood of El Vedado with the amenities of a boutique hotel and the charm of a private home. La Colonial was built in 1861 and maintains its original structure and mosaic floors. The roof was built with French tiles and our rooms have high ceilings with exposed wooden beams. Beautiful wrought-iron trellis sorround the well in the patio. The decoration includes furniture from different ages and styles as well as pieces of art by Cuban artists. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Colonial 1861

Address: Street 10 #60 Between/ 3st y 5st, Havana 02000, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Price Range: $39 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms are on the ground floor and one is a twin room which is very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 659aliceg, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The rooms furthest away from the kitchen doors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Z2791USlisag, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They all have high wooden ceilings, and cool designs, and all the bathrooms work well.”
 of 5 bubbles sheeerah, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely. You can't go wrong whichever one you chose. Enjoy :)”
 of 5 bubbles TravAgentlove, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We always asked- and received- rooms with twin beds because the double beds in Cuba can be smaller than the queens and kings many are used to. Armando's was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles 123BruceC, 8 May 2014 | Read review
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