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Hostal Alma

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Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night in this very clean Casa with helpful hosts. The room was spacious and had a 'private' bathroom located two doors down. It had a fan, airconditioner and fridge. We enjoyed the breakfast on the enormous patio which included eggs, fresh seasonal fruits and fruit juice, marmalade, bread, coffee and tea. The Casa is central located, but...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here in December for three nights and it was lovely. The hostel owner and staff were very hospitable. The breakfast included very good coffee, fresh guava juice, beautiful fruit, eggs and toast. The beds were comfy and the water was hot! Also, I paid to have my laundry done. That was a real treat to...

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Winnipeg
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Other travellers have described this casa in detail, so I won't dwell on the excellent food, service, rooms, terrace, rooftop-views, etc. I would, however, like to thank Mayra for being such an exceptional host. I spoke to her on the phone from Canada, and right away I knew I was in good hands. I explained that our 21-year old daughter...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This casa is very professionally run. Maera has very high standards for her casa and her staff. The rooms are clean and well maintained. There is a lovely garden terrace. The food was excellent. It is also convenient to the Plaza. We stayed here our first and last night in Cuba, so Maera made the arrangements for airport transport. She...

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County Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Last month-September 2016-I spent 2 nights at Hostal Alma and I was very impressed.This was my first taste of staying at a casa particular in Cuba as I had spent the first 8 nights at a hotel in Havana.This casa particular is located a very short walk from the main square-Parque Libertad- and is in an old colonial house.As I...

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Kuban30, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hostal Alma, responded to this review

Estimated M Derry, First of all we thank you for your extensive and excellent commentary about your stay at Hostal Alma. We work to offer a quality service where our customers can feel safe and enjoy the atmosphere of tranquility in our house. We reiterate our thanks and hope you recommend us to your family and friends. Sincerely, Team Public...

Winsen, Germany
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Wonderful and clean place, fantastic garden und roof top, great and helpful staff and service, delicious breakfast and dinner. Super good life music and cocktails in next door casa and bar. Wifi just around the corner. A very good place to be!! Thanks

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Kuban30, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hostal Alma, responded to this review

Dear Client. Firstly, I would like to thank you on behalf of our Hostal Alma Manager & Owner, Mayra and our Team for your exceptional review of our Hostal. We are delighted to learn that you thoroughly enjoyed the stay and that your entire experience at Hostal Alma was delightful and memorable. Sincerely Hostal Alma Public Relations Team

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Very comfortable and welcoming. Room was clean and fairly spacious. Good evening meal and delicious breakfast. Lovely roof terrace to relax on. No English spoken but basic Spanish will be enough. 25 CUC per night, dinner 10CUC and breakfast 4CUC. Highly recommended

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Kuban30, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hostal Alma, responded to this review

Dear Poppyslane, Thank you very much on behalf of the Management of Hostal Alma for your feedback regarding your recent experience at our Hostel. Once again, thanks for your invaluable feedback. We look forward to welcoming you at Hostal Alma on a future trip to Varadero, hoping you will recommend us to friends and family visiting soon. Sincerely Hostal Alma...

Germany
Reviewed 26 July 2015

This house in a wonderful colonial style is THE place to stay in matanzas. Our room (n°3) was very comfortable with big private bathroom. You can choose between 2 terraces: one on the first floor surrounding the patio of the ground floor and a second one on the rooth with an amazing view on Matanzas and its the very animated...

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Juan Pablo P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hostal Alma, responded to this review

Dear Kar1342, Thank you very much on behalf of the Management of Hostal Alma for your feedback regarding your recent experience at our Hostel. Once again, thanks for your invaluable feedback. We look forward to welcoming you at Hostal Alma on a future trip to Varadero, hoping you will recommend us to friends and family visiting soon. Sincerely Hostal Alma...

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 January 2015

I have been twice in Hostal Alma in Matanzas. The first time was in Dezember 2012 and the second time was in June 2014. Both times the casa was very professional managed. The casa is in the center of Matanzas, but the rooms are calm. It ist the most clean casa i've ever seen in Cuba. We ate a great...

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Juan Pablo P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hostal Alma, responded to this review
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Estimado Cliente. Agradecemos mucho su comentario tan descriptivo sobre su estancia en Hostal Alma, trabajamos para que nuestros clientes encuentren...

Reviewed 25 January 2015

stayed here for a couple of nights and were very pleased with it. the location was perfect. the rooms were excellent. food good. two rooftop terraces gave great views of matanzas. and very competitive rates.

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Juan Pablo P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hostal Alma, responded to this review
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Estimado Cliente: Agradecemos su comentario y nos complace saber que su estancia en Hostal Alma fue placentera y tranquila. Esperamos...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Large colonial house a gem of IXX century architecture is preserved in excellent condition and is located in the heart of the city a few meters from the central park. In a privileged area of the city of Matanzas, surrounded by hotels, hostels, bars, coffee shops, restaurants, museums, churches, nightclubs, 100 meters from a medical clinic and pharmacy. A 40 km from the beautiful beach of Varadero and Havana ¨ Town 100 The majestic house with fabulous rooms and windows, has 6 rooms including three devoted to rent, also has a splendid terrace very comfortable to enjoy the Cuban sun or reading in Trombone and a second terrace higher up as plain where Enjoy an authentic and tasty daiquiri, mojito, Cuba Libre cocktail or just a native fruit of our Caribbean. • The magnificent air-conditioned spacious rooms with good lighting, air conditioning and private bathrooms with beautiful fans of the service provided with hot and cold water 24 hours, sound equipment, minibar, double and single beds are decorated with great taste. • Consists of other large rooms such as living room, parlor, bar, dining room and balconies that reflect the colonial architecture of the time • The great experience in the catering business owner has more than 10 years as of the first houses to open their doors to tourism, is a very hospitable and attentive to her guests who receive a tropical fruit juice or coffee Welcome Cuban • We offer services for breakfast, dinner, laundry, drinks in the minibar and bar, along with suggested guidelines to know the city or visit the resort of Varadero. • The family and the attractions of the house make a great popular choice for comfort, quality and individuality with your customers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Alma

Address: Calle Milanes(83) No 29008 | Calle Milanes (83) No 29008 E/ Santa Teresa (290) Y Zaragosa (292), Matanzas 40100, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Matanzas
Number of rooms: 3
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 of 5 bubbles ColinS741, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“both rooms as well as the beds in the rooms, my family had were very good. The ones that are outside the house. One with a bathroom in the room and the other the bathroom is not in the room, but it is private. A/C were very nice and quiet (for a change...)”
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“The one with 2 double beds in!”
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