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County Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Last month-September 2016-I spent 5 nights at Casa Colonial Maruchi and overall I was very disappointed.To be positive first,the room that I was given was clean and it was serviced on a daily basis-this was unusual because my experience of casas particulares in Cuba is that they are not serviced until the guest checks out.The casa is centrally located,perhaps a...

Thank Derry M
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Having arrived early in the morning, we stepped into the dark house and were immediately taken by its atmosphere: the house is like a living thing combining its colonial past visible in the furniture and decor with Santeria practices - this is not a museum, but staying here allowed us to understand a little more about Cuban culture, its curious...

1Thank maq44
Reviewed 23 February 2016

What a marvelous place with fantastic people who run the casa. It is the third time that I visit Santiago in 2 years and I have found the CASA. I stayed there 7 days. The room was clean, each day the room was arranged, the food was marvelous, the people helpful and sympatic, the inside garden and the decoration exceptionals....

1Thank normand52
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We reserved this house (2 rooms for one night) by phone four months before our arrival (in september 2015 for a stay in early january 2016), confirmed by phone call, always in september. And 2 weeks before our stay, we make an other phone call : everything was ok. But when we arrived, there wasn't any rooms available. The owner...

Thank Ramuntch0
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We choose this casa because of its good review in Lonely Planet. We stayed in one of the courtyard-facing rooms and it was very noisy as all the family living seems to take place right outside this room from 8am until late at night. The "legendary food" Lonely Planet discribed was also very disappointing: we had very dry meat, no...

Thank Anne D
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We had a nice stay in Maruchis casa. Yes it's a bit noisy and the owner knows she has a nice and populair house but othersides the rooms are nice, clean and big, the owner speaks English is very helpfull, dinner is great and it's really close to the center. We enjoyed it and recomment stay here in Santiago

1Thank Marina J
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Honestly, after reading the description in the lonely planet guide we came to Casa Maruchi with great interest. The communication we had by mail with the owner of the Casa was good, same it was the telephone call we had with her just 3 or 4 days before arrival. Unfortunately, as soon as we arrived, we had the impression that...

Thank andreailcujo
Reviewed 31 January 2015

We booked this casa through an agency for 2 nights (We had read reviews about the interesting santeria objects on the premises). We were not disappointed: the living room looked fascinating and there was a patio with rich vegetation. We had a warm welcome by the owner's daughter who offered us welcome drinks. The room was nice and clean. It...

1Thank annehe
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 6 February 2014

After reading such great things about Casa Colonial Maruchi in the Lonelyplanet guidebook and having stayed at other wonderful casa particulares in Cuba I was excited to stay here for a couple of nights. I’m not sure if the reason our stay was so unpleasant was because Maruchi wasn’t there and her daughter was running the house, or maybe the...

4Thank Yesenia A
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 16 January 2014

This place is recommended by the Lonely Planet (edition Oct. 2014), but really don't bother going here for diner (I'm explicitly not judging on the place as a casa, just a paladar)! The setting is lovely in a wonderful patio rich in vegetation as part of a great colonials house, including strolling turtles and begging cats (can't blame them when...

4Thank Floor V

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Additional Information about Casa Colonial Maruchi

Address: Calle Hartmann (San Felix) 357 | e/ Trinidad y San German, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Santiago de Cuba Province > Santiago de Cuba
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Casa Colonial Maruchi Santiago De Cuba
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“Our room was on the ground floor, second door in (away from the street). It was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles maq44, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“the second room from the entry was mine and was quiet and spacious”
 of 5 bubbles normand52, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this casa, very noisy”
 of 5 bubbles whipped_cookie, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Please avoid this place if you don't want to have bad surprises”
 of 5 bubbles andreailcujo, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I am not sure if there is modern (quiet!) air conditioning in every room but there was in ours, so it makes sense to ask for it”
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 of 5 bubbles annehe, 30 Jan 2015 | Read review
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