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Address: San Francisco de Paula | Carretera Central Km 12.5, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: 53 7 891 0809
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Description: Once the Finca Vigia, this ghost-white Spanish-colonial home was where...
Once the Finca Vigia, this ghost-white Spanish-colonial home was where Papa penned some of his greatest novels.
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fun to see how Hemingway lived

The house, boat and pool all in good shape. Seeing into the windows was a look back in time. He weighed himself everyday and wrote on the wall his weight-a little obsessed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The house, boat and pool all in good shape. Seeing into the windows was a look back in time. He weighed himself everyday and wrote on the wall his weight-a little obsessed! Worth the trip

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are Hemingway fan (and even if you aren't), his house and grounds are well preserved and worth seeing. You can't go into the house but the views from the open windows are fine and will give you a good sense of how he lived there. We saw at least a few people hand their camera to one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

10ks from Old Havana but worth the trip especially as you get to see some of the real Havana. House and contents are in very good condition.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Given my title, let me say that I am not a huge Hemingway fan, but I live and work very close to Oak Park, IL where Hemingway was born...blah, blah, blah. People on my study abroad to Cuba group this past trip wanted (as in REALLY WANTED) to go. So we went. There are a number of cons to this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's nice to see the lovely house where Ernest Hemingway spent many years of his life. It's a rather peaceful place surrounded by lots of greenery. Glad to see how well preserved the house is. From the wide open doors and windows, you can see the furniture and the books that belonged to the author, all arranged as if he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This little journey just a little outside Central Havana is well worth it. For only 20 CUC, a taxi will take you to a delightful oasis where you may bask on the dreamy grounds of Earnest. Even though you cannot enter the actual house, you can see most everything from the windows and doors. Latch onto a guided tour to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A great place to travel back in time, well worth a visit, not for smokers.. Nice to have a Cuban coffees with rum lovely

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A museum you peer into as you can not enter & walk around. Worth the visit for historical perspective of Hemingway. The grounds are beautiful and worth the price of admission alone. Great photo ops. Short ride outside Habana.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

As a Hemingway fan, I had to make the short - 20 minute taxi ride to his house. You can get a good look in without actually being allowed inside, unfortunately. You can go up the tower steps, but again, you can't enter. The door warden will take clise up photos of Hemingway's typewriter for you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It looked as though Hemingway had just gone out, possibly to Floridita. The rooms were just as he had left them but you could only view certain rooms from the outside. If you are a romantic you can sit on the chairs beside the swimming pool and imagine the celebrities and old movie stars that may have sat on the... More 

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Address: Address: San Francisco de Paula | Carretera Central Km 12.5, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: 53 7 891 0809
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana

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