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Ernest Hemingway Marina

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Address: Havana, Cuba
Description: Perhaps to the author's chagrin, the marina is full of luxury pleasure...
Perhaps to the author's chagrin, the marina is full of luxury pleasure boats.
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Marina Hemingway

The Marina, well its a marina. It has changed since the early days of tourism in Cuba. It still does accommodate residences, a couple of restaurants and convenience stores and a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
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George Town, Grand Cayman
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George Town, Grand Cayman
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The Marina, well its a marina. It has changed since the early days of tourism in Cuba. It still does accommodate residences, a couple of restaurants and convenience stores and a pool. It mostly caters to the residents and boating visitors through the marina including fishing tournaments or repair stop in from in transit boats. It is a nice place... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We actually booked a full Day tour with the Tour Operator which incorporated the Marina and have to admit this is the best value for money, it was listed as the Ernest Hemmingsway Tour. We went everywhere that was connected to Him including his residence, eating places, his boat(still stored in the grounds of the house) and where he wrote... More 

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Apollo Beach, Florida, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I remember when the Marina used to be an amazing place to go to. Now it's destroyed. You can still come and have fun inside. There are many gorgeous boats and hotels. There used to be many pools, I don't know if they still exist but you can go to the end of the 4th canal and swim there. They... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Fishing with Marlin Nautical y Marinas with captain. José Enriques Pe`rez Ruiz at Marina Hemingway was the best fishing ever my husband Ken caught a Blue Marlin of 220 Pounds the captain and crew where jumping up and down as well as Ken my husband, they also made sure there where plenty of cold drinks and looked after us very... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If you're in Havana and need to have a quick swim this is the place to get to. Grab a taxi and head to the Ernest Hemingway Marina in La Playa area of Havana and enjoy yourself swimming in the Marina. If you are looking for a beach, there is none here but there is swimming and beer, booze, and... More 

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Cartagena, Colombia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Yachts, channels, beautiful marina and surroundings. Great for pictures and to experience the historic riches of the city.

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bristol
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164 reviews 164 reviews
64 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

On a corner in the middle of a little village, we entered to find a sweet man playing and the table and chair roped off where Hamming way sat! Lots of photos fill the walls and tales of the great man himself. We enjoyed a cool beer here and chilled out to the sound of the waves and music. Very,... More 

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east greenwich, rhode island
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608 reviews 608 reviews
152 attraction reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

The old man and the sea hotel is closed and the fountain empty except for the statue of an old man and a fist. The marina is run down, tired, and reminiscent of Russian buildings. A definite PASS on this marina.

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Dijon, France
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100 reviews 100 reviews
10 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We took a special trip to go to the marina from Old Town Havana to try and get great fishing. The whole marina seemed "out to lunch" in every sense. We did eventually get sorted out with a possible fishing boat but the Captain was so disinterested we felt there wasn't any point going, plus it could be dangerous as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

we were driving 100 foot motor Sailer during the tail end of hurricane Sandy so you could say it was a case of any port in a storm. There were a few boats in the Marina when we arrived and after clearing official formalities as well as being sniffed over by the cocker spaniel drug detector retied up. I have... More 

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