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Casa Nivia Melendez

General Portuondo 510, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Casa Nivia Melendez
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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a casa to remember! Staying with this lovely Cuban family in this colorful colonial house was a great experience. Nivia is a warm and friendly lady and although she and her husband Roberto only speak little English, they really tried to make us feel at home. If your Spanish is as bad as ours, don't worry: their daughter... More

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Enghien Les Bains, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is a nice and big house located close to the activity center of Santiago. But what makes it excellent is the nice family who lives there and all the warm attention that Betariz did bring to us. Practically, room was big, clean with window, aircond, bathroom w hot water, even some books to read ... Breakfasts and dinner were... More

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Kingston, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is a rather late review for this casa, since we stayed at the Casa Nivia in December 2009 and revisited for just one day in March 2014. We would like to highly recommend this casa particular to anyone who is looking for an authentic experience living with a lovely Cuban family. Beatriz and David are warm hosts and very... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Beatriz is a very kind and wonderful host and made us feel comfortable. She helped us very well in exploring Santiago and the region.The casa is a beautiful house located near all points of interest. Breakfast and diner are great. The air-conditioned room and bathroom are clean and very comfortable. Our room even had a balcony on which it was... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Beatriz and her family could not have been more accommodating than they where. Not only did she organise our taxi from the very early Viazul bus, (and then have our breakfast ready for us) she organised a lovely man and his jeep to take us places around Santiago but she also made phone calls days later to our next destination... More

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We were the second time as a guest. A year ago, for the first time. Now we had two weeks of their guest. The wonderful care. The family and staff are so friendly and helpful. Everything is working perfectly. The rooms are clean, the laundry is washed, good food offered. Guest safety and comfortable block takes care of the whole... More

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Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Beatriz and her family were so gentle and helpful to us! We arrived quite late by Viazul bus and she already had pre-arranged the taxi transfer to her house and when we arrived dinner was already prepared and it was delicious! Our room was very nice and clean and had a little balcony with rocking chairs pointing to the inner... More

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Newmarket, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The vast majority of reviews of this casa say it all. This is a warm, friendly house where the owners and staff can't do enough for you. They really mean it when they say their house is your house and there is no sense of imposing, even though Beatriz and David have busy careers as biologists. They always have time... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Hola Beatriz! You are the best all over Cuba! Thank you so much for all the good time we had in your casa! We stood in her home for two nights - with all comforts you can imagine! They all were so kind and friendly - it was a pleasure for us to be there. We had comfortable sleeping-rooms (all... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

This was without a doubt the best house we stayed in while in Cuba. We had the room upstairs, which is probably the best of the two they rent, and we loved it. It was big, clean, had a veranda, air-con and ventilator, and a clean and comfortable bathroom. The breakfasts and dinners were ample and delicious (try the lobster... More

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Address: General Portuondo 510, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Santiago de Cuba Province > Santiago de Cuba
Also Known As:
Casa Nivia Melendez Santiago De Cuba

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