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Hostal Casa Tarajano

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21 | Calle 21 #62 esq. M, apto. 6, Vedado, Havana 10400, Cuba
Hostal Casa Tarajano
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Santos, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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 

London
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151 reviews 151 reviews
67 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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 

Toulouse, France
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

There was nothing not to like about this hostel! The room was well equipped with a fridge, air con, TV, toiletries in the bathroom. It was more beautifully furnished than most midrange hotels. The location was also great, about 5 doors away from the famous hotel National, there were about a dozen good restaurants nearby. We walked to old Havana... More 

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

Thank you very much, for so cute and helpful review. I appreciate that you spent time writing about the hostel. Have a Happy 2015! A big hug. More 

Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I stayed at Casa Tarajano for two weeks and would definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking for a comfortable, well-situated place to stay in Havana. The location is ideal, only steps away from the very expensive Capri, Nacional, and Havana Libre hotels, as well as the Malecón, Copelia, and "La Rampa," one of the most famous streets in... More 

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Elena T, Propietario at Hostal Casa Tarajano, responded to this review

Dear friend, do not know how much I appreciate this gesture to mention all my colleagues, Orlandito, Rosita and Roberto they send thank you very much and blessings, this is your house, it was a pleasure having you here, has devoted much time to this vast and beautiful opinion that coming from you that you've been so many times in... More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were so lucky to stay at Elena's Casa! It's a really amazing place with the most inspiring balcony in Havana. The rooms are spacious, clean and well designed. The food is delicious (try the exceptional coconut paste in the breakfast). But above all the benefits, we have to mention Elena. She is such an incredible and warm person. Thanks... More 

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

Dear, I am very happy, happy to read this opinion. Very excited also for the nice things they say. I will send you by email recipe coconut candy. It is wonderful for my having met you, see you on Facebook, we'll keep in touch, a hug, Elena More 

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