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La Casa Purpura (Purple House)

San Nicolas #213 apartamento 1 | between Concordia y Virtudes, Havana, Cuba
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La Casa Purpura (Purple House)
Ranked #78 of 410 Havana B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Heidelberg, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at Alejandro and Ivette's house and it was okay. The room and house was tidy and the location was just awesome, close to the old town of havana and casa de la musica. But the atmosphere was rather businesslike than familiar which I missed a little bit. The breakfast was also too little compared to what... More

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Tartu, Estonia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We visited Cuba in April-May 2014 and started to look for casas about a month before. We just picked La Casa Purpura quite randomly, it was in good location.The reservation went smoothly, Alejandro answered quickly. We spent 4 nights in this friendly casa and it was the best choice we could do! It´s in very good location, Malecon and Old... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Well then, after three weeks in Cuba, I must recommend the Casa where it all started. We arrived with an order to a different casa that was not received. so we had to look for another Casa to sleep in. When we appeared at the door step of La Casa Purpura Dr. Alejandro and Ivette(speaks fluent English) greeted us and... More

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Afula, Israel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Me and my husband choice to spend our honeymoon in cube, and this place was defiantly a good way to start. We stay there 3 night and to more night in the end of our trip in Cuba. We meet at first Alejandro and in the morning we meet his wonderful wife jvette. The are pleasant and make you feel... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed with Alejandro and Ivette for two nights during our stay in Havana. Their home is clean, the common area welcoming, comfortable and beautiful. It is located in a neighbourhood- an area where folks live their everyday lives. The room was small and clean, with a private bathroom, air conditioning and a mini-fridge. We were encouraged to use the... More

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This was my first visit to Cuba, so I did not know what to expect. I will recommend La Casa Purpura for travellers to Havana. My impression of Ivette and Allejandro were that they were trustworthy and possessed high integrity. They were friendly and informative, gave lots of useful advice. My impression was that they gave special care and attention... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed firstly somewhere else, and my sister and husband stayed here. We left Havana and they offered to look after our bags til we came back and stayed with them. I was sick on arrival and the Doctor owner was caring and gave me good advice and they are so lovely, kind and friendly. We will recommend without a... More

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Drammen, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We have been in Cuba for a month november/december 2013 and we've had two stays at Ivette and Alejandro's place. The "casa" is located in the center of what's worth experiencing in Habana. The rooms are clean and nice. The sanitary conditions are excellent. In addition to being warm and good people, they're both well-educated people that it's possible to... More

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Fauske, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

A small intimate hotel with wonderful owners and their staff. p can strongly recommend this hotel is advices. Are you tired of hotel where you feel that you are just a regular guest among all others, then this is the hotel for you. Dær owners and staff make it comfortable for guests. Just ask and they will do their utmost... More

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County Kerry Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I have just returned from Havana Cuba where I spent 8 days in Casa Purpura. This is a family owned business and I highly recommend it. From the first moment to the very last moment Alejandro and Yvette were so welcoming and helpful to me. Alejandro takes the guests on a tour of Havana on their first morning and there... More

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Address: San Nicolas #213 apartamento 1 | between Concordia y Virtudes, Havana, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Havana

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