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Hostal Casa Tarajano

21 | Calle 21 #62 esq. M, apto. 6, Vedado, Havana 10400, Cuba
Hostal Casa Tarajano
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are looking to visit Cuba, not as a tourist but as someone that wants to immerse themselves in culture, look no farther! Elena is fantastic and so is her trusty sidekick, Nancy, who serves up a delicious breakfast for 5CUC/person. It is absolutely worth it, but there are other breakfast options nearby in the 10-20CUC/person range. Our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I felt welcome and Elena really took care of us during 4 nights we stayed at her lovely and well located casa in Venado close to Malicon, Hotel Nacional and Hotel Habana Libre. She was our corner pillar in Cuba, suggesting a variety of Havana activities, all very safe, ranging from learning how to take the 1950's... More 

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MAAT1980, Owner at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review
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Queridos amigos Per e Ivonne, gracias, muchas gracias por tan linda opinión, me satisface mucho haberles ayudado a comprender un... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed our first 3 nights at Casa Tarajano. Very nice place in a save and central neighborhood of the Hotel Nacional, lovely hosts that helped to organize other parts of our travel. We can only recommend this place and would visit it again!

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MAAT1980, Owner at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review

Dear Christopher, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at my place. I appreciate very much your comments, which will surely be very useful to other travellers. I always pay attention to suggestions on things that could be improved, because my purpose is that my guests feel as they were at home. It was a... More 

Santos, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I don't know if I should start with how welcoming Elena is or start with the amazing location and house. It was close to everything, only about 2 blocks from the Malecon. The walk to anywhere is beautiful. Elena felt like family! She legitimately cared for her guests, it was her pleasure helping with any questions you might have. I... More 

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MAAT1980, Owner at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at my house. I very much appreciate your warm review because I know that for sure it will be very useful to other TripAdvisor users. My goal that my guests always feel like at home and it has been my great pleasure for me to have... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Our first visit to Cuba, and we wanted to spend the time in Havana. We booked Hostal Tarajano because of the Trip Advisor awards and we are delighted with our experience. Elena is the perfect host, meeting whatever level of involvement we needed. If we needed advice, she was happy and knowledgeable to provide it. If we wanted peace and... More 

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MAAT1980, Owner at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review

Dear Tim and family, Thank you very much for this comment and for taking the time to review the hostel. But you forgot to mention how extraordinarily well that I was with you all. I was very lucky to be your host and hope that one day we meet again. Nancy sends to you a hug, and if Dudú could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Elena at Casa Tarajano does a great job of providing somewhere that feels like home. Our room was large and clean, and the ensuite had hot water. Breakfast was worth taking, the sunny breakfast patio area is a good place to start the day. The house is in a good location, we walked all the way to old town one... More 

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MAAT1980, Owner at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review

Dear friends, Thank you very much for such a nice review. I am comforted to know that welcome in my house felt. For me it was very nice to know them and provide the best of my knowledge and relationships to make this short stay a very pleasant memory. Thanks for mentioning Juan Luis, our guide, that praise is well... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I am so glad that we stayed here and not in a hotel. Location - it was excellent. Walking distance to The National Hotel, the Melecon and the University. This Casa is in a nice location. She is walking distance to the Habana Libre hotel if you are interested in doing the hop on, hop off tour bus. Room -... More 

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MAAT1980, Owner at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review

Dear friends, You have been very special to me. From the first moment we felt such empathy and i felt very happy to have you at home. Thank you very much for your comments about us and our hostel. Thanks also for the opinion in Facebook, you have devoted a lot of time to share your experience in the hostel... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I stayed here with a friend for four nights before we headed out of Havana. Casa Tarajana is a lovely place, Elena was so welcoming and helpful. It is so close to the Hotel Nacional (lovely terrace for cocktails) and a nice walk from the old town along the seafront. We had a great breakfast, really set us up for... More 

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MAAT1980, Owner at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review

Hello friends, Thank you very much for taking the time to review my house and stay with us. They are very friendly by these cute and candid opinions, I remember them fondly and know that it is always a pleasure to hear from you and help hereinafter. A big hug, Elena More 

Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I enjoyed my stay at Casa Tarajano. It's safe, secure and affordable. The host, Elena, and her helper, Nancy, do a great job. The food is fresh and tasty. The rooms are comfortable. And Casa Tarajano is in a great location - near the Hotel Capri. Thanks for a great stay!

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MAAT1980, Owner at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review

Dear Tracey, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our house. I hope you come back to us ever again. Was very nice to meet you, we all have very fond memories of you. A big hug, Elena More 

Finland, Espoo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed here 3 nights on our 2 week cuban trip. The casa is located right next to Hotel Nacional and has good restaurants nearby. We stayed in room with 2 large beds, has own shower, toilet, fridge, A/C and safety box. The host Elena was really friendly and had brand new puppy at the house as well :) The... More 

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MAAT1980, Owner at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review

Hi girls, how nice to see this cute opinion, thank you very much, my house doors are always open for you, for me it was great to have them at home, very highly, thank you very much and Happy 2015, Elena More 

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