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Hotel Santa Isabel

Calle Baratillo 9, entre Obispo y Narciso Lopez | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Hotel Santa Isabel
Ranked #17 of 75 hotels in Havana
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Santa Isabel is located in Plaza de Armes and close to all the attractions of old Havana. You can easily walk to the Cathedral, interesting squares and many good restaurants and bars. Our room had a lovely large balcony overlooking the square.

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Willemstad, Curacao
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel Santa Isabel is beautiful ! Perfect location , very nice breakfast . Of course in Cuba there is a limit , even in a five stars hotel , of comfort and maintenance . For this reason my only objection is the overpriced rooms. In generally L'Havana is quite expensive for what you get , but it's worthwhile to... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located in Old Havana, very close to great restaurants, and a 15 minute walk from the largest indoor market in Havana. My room was very large, with a 20 foot long balcony. The adult beverages at the bar were some of the best I had in Cuba. The bar is in a pretty atrium with an open... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Santa Isabel was a delightful find and stay. Hotels in Cuba are not on par with international ratings due to their limited ability to acquire the necessary items to stay top ranked. That being said ... Santa Isabel has done an admiral job and a place I would definitely return to. It is on the same price range as the... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

After the return from Cayo Coco we had one more night in Havanna and we decided to stay in the middle of the Havanna Vieja. The Hotel itself is a litlle old but has nice room and the rooms on the first floor (facing the Plaza de Armas) have nice big terraces. Breakfast was a la carte and good. Overall... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The hotel is well placed, looks good inside and out. Breakfast taken outside under arcade, good service and food. Interior atrium with bar. Rooms are comfortable with good terraces on second floor at front and balcony on first floor, both facing afternoon sun

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Istanbul, Turkey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

I have heard so many good reviews over the time feom friends and tripadvisor about Hotel Santa Isabel I guess I had lots of expectations. We stayed at junior suite. The only good thing was the location and being a small boutique hotel.First of all rhe toilet seat and its seat cover were not matched. Considering there are no seat... More

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New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The Hotel Santa Isabel used to be one of the best hotels in Havana, where dignitaries and celebrities from around the world would stay. However, the hotel has since deteriorated and is definitely not worth the $200+/night price tag. The rooms, while lovely -- especially if you get one facing the plaza, are in need of some sprucing up. The... More

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Senior Reviewer
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We stayed two nights in November 2013, staff were all helpful (nearly all spoke English fortunately for us) but you do have to re-iterate what you'd like for breakfast (served outside, brought by waiting staff) - they didn't write down what we asked for and forgot to bring various things both mornings! Our room had a dull view of the... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

After reading many reviews about the staff being on the fiddle, we were abit weary! I do agree with most people that the fact that you have to use you door key for the safe is bait odd. But we locked our things in our cases, not a problem. We arrived at 11pm at night, check in was easy, and... More

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Also Known As:
Santa Isabel Havana
Santa Isabel Hotel
Address: Calle Baratillo 9, entre Obispo y Narciso Lopez | Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Havana
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Ranked #17 of 75 hotels in Havana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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