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The Purple House

San Nicolas #213 apartamento 1 | between Concordia y Virtudes, Havana, Cuba
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cervia Milano Marittima, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no more Alejandro nor Yivet here. There is a water pressure problem. A lady that speaks English arrive for an hour several times a week. There is no mineral water in the house. The breakfast lady is not nice. The upper rooms are not good at all. The place is clean. But the street is not for sensitive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Alejandro and Ivette provided an excellent home for us to stay in while we visited Cuba. They even helped organise our stay with their own contacts, which all provided the same great service throughout Valle De Vinales and Cienfuegos! They were also very helpful when we on the last days ended up sick after a bicycle accident. Nothing but warm... More 

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Mo i Rana, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I stayed for a forthnight in The Orange house, whith my friends. Ivette and Alejandro made us all feel so at home and welcome. They are the best, even took care of us after we left them and traveled on.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

For us, La Casa Purpura was the perfect place, just when we needed it. We had just given up our room at another Casa in Centro Habana when my partner was struck down with a serious stomach problem. Needing a new place to stay, and unsure what we should do, we followed a recommendation from a new friend, and found... More 

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Halle (Saale), Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great location with wonderful hosts who give many helpful tipps and recommendations for your stay in this interesting town. Breakfast was served for all guests at a big table together with Ivette. Thank you for the good conversation and all your support!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Absolutely wonderful casa - Alejandro and Daisy were so incredibly helpful and kind, Alejandro even went so far as to help me track down some medication I had left behind in Australia that I was desperately needing. He gave me really helpful insider tips to guide me around the city that I would have otherwise not known about. Daisy was... More 

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Jerusalem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Location is very very good! The hosts ivette and alejandro and thier whole family are amazing! We felt like home in the whole time we been there! The room itself a little bit small but very clean. Breakfast simple and great! We highly recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Great casa, really friendly hosts - Alejandro & Ivette were really helpful from providing a tour of the local neighbourhood to helping organise other parts of our trip in Cuba. The Purple House is in a great, central location close to the old town of Havana and the Malecon. Rooms were clean, a little on the small side but we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Only a few minutes walk away from the old city of Havanna, this casa was a good choice for spending 5 nights. Our room was small, but clean. The breakfast was great, with fresh juice, fruits, eggs and so on. The dining room has 4 balkonys with chairs, where you can relax and watch the people in the streets. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The casa is in a great location (10 minutes walk from Central Havana). The hostess, Ivette, is wonderful and is very helpful, The rooms are small but good enough. The breakfast is Ok. It is recommended to follow her recommendations for cases in other towns,

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