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Hostal Leonel

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O"Reilly 362 entre Habana y Compostela, apartamento 3 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba (Formerly Casa Particular Leonel)
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Hostal Leonel
Ranked #35 of 418 Havana B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very friendly family. Good location - near Central park by walking. Any restaurants and cafe, Etesca office (calls), CaDeCa (exchange currency point) are nearby too. Breakfast is not perfect, but it isn't the main.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Hostal Leonel 3 weeks ago and had a great experience. I arrived at the airport with no idea of where to stay. The lady at the information desk sent me to a 'nice casita en la Habana Vieja,' and boy am I glad she did. The hosts were amazing, very nice and willing to help me arrange... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

just stayed there with my friend... Hostal Leonel was such a heart warming place to stay and they made us feel at home... The host Amaryllis & Leonel were very helpful and speak fluent English. They helped us out a lot in many ways to plan our local trips & made sure our trip went safe.. Also, they have a... More

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Los Angeles, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Hosts Amarilys and Leonel are wonderful...they speak fluent English and are so well versed in local info. Rooms are very clean and homey...with air conditioning! We had delicious breakfast here every morning, and if you request they can make you lunch or dinner too. Location is excellent...in the heart of Old Havana, so anywhere you want to go is walking... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

What can I say, I arrived in to havana with no where to stay and this place was recommended to me, its located in the heart of Old Havana convenient to all transportation, restaurants and tourist attraction. Family Leonel, what can I say, they are the best, they took me in as one of the family, provided maps, directions to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My Boyfriend and I had such a great time at the Hostel leonel. The room and bathroom are clean ... Breakfast perfect And you feel like a part of the family.. We definitely coming back for some Salsa and some beers with leonel... Everybody speaks fluent English and the location is in the middle of old Havanna... See you soon

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Zagreb, Croatia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I had the chance to stay in Hostal Leonel for almost 4 weeks and I have only good words for this accommodation and the hosts! The location is really good, practically in the city center and close to all major sites, restaurants and bars. The room with ensuite bathroom was quite big, well mantained and clean. The hosts are very... More

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Krakow, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I really loved staying in this casa particular, the family of Leonel is great, extremely friendly and helpful with organizing basically everything- transport, accommodation in other places in Cuba etc. The place itself offers really nice rooms and great location in La Habana Vieja district. It's worth to mention that Leonel makes great mojito, one of the best that I... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I couldn't be more enthusiastic about this hostel... The hosts could not have done more to ensure we had an enjoyable stay. Although first impressions of the immediate location were not great - scruffy front door and shabby staircase - the location within Old Havana could not have been better. The rooms are basic but clean and plenty of hot... More

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Bologna, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Excellent position for touristic visit of the old city. The rooms are clean with all essential accessories. Good breakfast. Amy and her family always available for information and all supports. Very very kind people. Recommended casa for your time in Havana.

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Address: O"Reilly 362 entre Habana y Compostela, apartamento 3 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba (Formerly Casa Particular Leonel)
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Havana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Our hostel is located in the heart of this wonderful city, parallel to the street Bishop Boulevard in the Historic Center of Old Havana. From this location, you will be just a few meters around Central Park, the Malecón, the "Bodeguita del Medio", the "Plaza Vieja", the "Cathedral Square", "The Capitol", "The Tobacco Factory Partagas", the "Grand Theater of Havana" and many other historical sites and museums, for example, where every foreign visitor would like to hear. In our hostel, you will find above all, a place where we will offer the best to give you an excellent stay in our country wishing to explore the irresistible vitality of the city. ... more   less 
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