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Hosteria Cartacuba

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was first time in Hosterija Cartacuba for all together 3 nights. And I must say I got all the best in whole Cuba. Owners Yanila and her husband "Maestro" :) are the nicest people I ever met. Yanila planned all the trip for me and my friend so we didn't worry for booking in other casas. All the rooms...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yanila is Cartacuba's greatest asset, and it has many. She is very cheerful, funny and kind, she helped us a lot with arrangements regarding our rental car and she advised as very well about travelling safely with your own wheels.The breakfast buffet served on the rooftop restaurant is good, the evening meals are plentiful and yummy. We stayed at the...

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Girdwood, Alaska, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This may have been the nicest place we stayed during our trip. The hostess Yanila and her husband have the most beautiful place. Built in 1926 and restored with care. She was also very knowledgeable and speaks several languages.

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Yanila E, Propietario at Hosteria Cartacuba, responded to this review

Thanks so much, dear friend, for your lovely words and for choosing us to give you our very best. You will always be very welcome.

Berkeley, California, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We don't usually write reviews but wanted to add our voice to the others speaking highly of Hosteria Cartacuba. Our family of 5 (my husband, myself, our two sons and my sister-in-law) just returned from a lovely week with Yanila and family. We rented the four rooms in the main house and it was a perfect base for us. We...

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Yanila E, Propietario at Hosteria Cartacuba, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kindness and for sharing with us all your emotions in this so special trip. I wish to all the members of you beautiful family health and love. Always remembering you all. Un gran abrazo, hermanos.

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My greatest recommendations goes out to Yanila and her family!!! (this is even my first review ever, I never bothered before - but Yanila deserves) Yanila and her family are the most fantastic hosts I could possibly imagine! Weeks after we left their casa our 3yr old daughter was still asking daily when we were going back to Yanila (if...

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Yanila E, Propietario at Hosteria Cartacuba, responded to this review

Ohhh, friends, thanks so much for being so special. It was more than a pleasure having you at home. I won't forget you. Specially my sweet Thea. For being "the most beautiful girl in the world". WIshing you the best in life. A big kiss, Yanila.

Reviewed 22 January 2017

The first three nights of our Cuba tour we stayed in Hosteria Cartacuba. And in our experience, there is no better way to start your holidays. Yanila is the most fantastic hostess: she will bring all her service to ensure that you love every second of your time in Havana. Moreover, with her 13 years experience as a tour agent,...

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Yanila E, Propietario at Hosteria Cartacuba, responded to this review

Ohhh, queridisima...! Thanks so much for so warm words, full of beautiful feelings. And next time, will be even better! That's my Orange Power!

Paris, France
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My mother, sister and me shared a room for 3 and had a really nice time here. Friendly people, nice room and lovely big house with terrace. Great breakfast and possibility for dinner, too which we enjoyed very much. Thanks Yanila for looking after us so well.

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Yanila E, Propietario at Hosteria Cartacuba, responded to this review

I'm thanking you for the compliment and your kindness, gorgeouses. And for being a so beautiful team.

Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were recommended Yanila's hospitality from a friend travelling a year previously, and were not disappointed! A fabulous four days over Christmas and then she smoothed our return two weeks later, even though her hosteria was booked out. She found another delightful place for us to stay for a single night in peak season where the owner awoke at 2am...

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Yanila E, Propietario at Hosteria Cartacuba, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely words. And thanks so much too for your enthousiasm and for your such a beautiful family. Wishing you the best.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We travelled to Cuba in Summer 16, (Yanila, i'm sorry its taken this long for me to write a review), and Yanila was the nicest person we met on out entire trip. We stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of the trip with plan to backpack down to santiago, and fly back up to havana for a couple...

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Yanila E, Propietario at Hosteria Cartacuba, responded to this review

Wow..! I'm speechless...!But just because it's easy to be nice with such a nice persons as you, guys! In this storie, you are the awesome ones! Thanks ssssso much for being so kind, so polite, and for understanding the warm soul of this tiny island. Wishing you the very best.

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I had such a bad experience in this house,they closed the entrance door all the time so you have to walk late at night they do not care.. the food was the same not variety at all, the bathrooms were really old and the rooms were really dark and on top of everything the owner of the house gave us...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1926 this beautiful neoclassical style home, having about 500 squared meters is located in El Vedado, allowing guest to be within walking distance to Old Havana and Miramar. The house has 4 spacious air conditioned bedrooms; 2 with private bathrooms and 2 with a shared bathroom (useful for families and friends), an exquisitely landscaped backyard complete with a pool and grill. To expand on their services the proprietors have recently added a beautiful roof top restaurant, available for a variety of social events, including private parties, intimate dinners and business meetings. Acelo's culinary skills is what keeps guests coming back year after year. Yanila,Acelo's wife, with 13 years of experience as a national tour guide, has extensive knowledge in Cuban tourism and is able to provide guests with excellent concierge services. In addition, she is fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish making her the perfect hostess. We invite you to come and enjoy a real Cuban experience with a stay at our beautiful Casa, a home with character and charm, a comfortable atmosphere and a welcoming family. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle 17 #1105 between 14 y 16 | El Vedado, Havana 10400, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Number of rooms: 4
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“This is a B&B style accommodation.”
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