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Casa Particular Pepe y Rafaela

C/ San Ignacio n0454 entre Sol y Sta. Clara, Havana, Cuba
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Casa Particular Pepe y Rafaela
Ranked #43 of 109 Specialty lodging in Havana
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berkshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Being listed in the Lonely Planet means that this Casa can get busy and we were concerned that we might not get in. Also some of the reviews on here were a bit mixed. However there were no problems with the Casa. Our taxi from the airport found it a bit of a challenge as Habana Vieja is a bit... More

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Rome, Italy
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

This colonial house has been refurbished and has a very good light outside which is unusual for La Habana vieja. The location is perfect, few meters away fron Plaza Vieja. The owners are very kind and accomodating. The room in the corner is the niciest. The house is very clean and the breakfast is very rich. There are two bathrooms... More

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I was quite looking forward to stay at Casa Particular Pepe. The Good reviews made me think I would encounter a Nice Cuban GuestHouse with Friendly Hosts. I went with an Open Mind and thought that the fact Im fluent in Spanish would help with Having my Basic Travel needs met. All I ask for is a Clean, Safe, Friendly... More

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Medford, Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We stayed for four nights, and everything was perfect. Pepe is very welcoming, the rooms are large and the casa is located 1.5 blocks from Plaza Vieja - in the middle of Habana Vieja. You can't go wrong by staying here. The bathrooms are huge and the showers have great pressure and lots of hot water. Breakfasts were delicious and... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

As I read the wonderful and not so wonderful reviews, I cant help but wonder if my grandparents are a little misunderstood in the language barrier that most visitors have. Yes, it is a beautiful home, colonial decors, clean and always busy. My grandparents however, are an old style couple that has been married for over 50 years and although... More

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UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We stayed here for our last night in Cuba as wanted to be a bit more central. Location cannot be beaten and the place is gorgeous- it really is like staying in a museum. Hosts not overly friendly but perfectly pleasant. I guess if we'd just arrived in Cuba I'd have preferred hosts who were a bit more welcoming and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay with pepe, a rusty old man of "special" character. The place is beautiful, clean, cozy and perfectly located right next to Plaza Vieja in Havanna Vieja. The service is really good: the rooms are cleaned every day and the breakfast tastes great. Unfortunately, the family does not offer dinner (unlike many other Casas in Cuba).... More

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South Caicos
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108 reviews 108 reviews
19 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

What a great place. Museum standard rooms, impressive even by Havana Vieja standards, and the breakfast is the single largest breakfast I have ever seen (a mound of fruit, bowl of bread, jug of juice, plate of potato and salad, large tortilla + coffee). Really friendly hosts also. This must be one of the best Casa Particulars in Cuba. The... More

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Galway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Good location very close to Plaza Vieja, in Old Havana.The casa is beautiful, our room was good size very bright and nicely decorated. There was a fridge in the room, no safety box though. Shared bathroom had the best shower in Cuba. Mr Pepe wasn't the nicest person we met but he wasn't rude to us, maybe we were lucky.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Amazing place, it would be a museum in other countries, Rooms are clean but really really noisy due to busy streets. Nice bathroom. BEST BREAKFAST in Cuba ( we did 4 weeks and 20+ casas) but.... can you handle Pepe moods? Always angry and shouting at Rafaela's and everyone? Please let me know if you can get a smile out... More

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Address: C/ San Ignacio n0454 entre Sol y Sta. Clara, Havana, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Havana
Also Known As:
Casa Particular Pepe y Rafaela Hotel Havana

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