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Hostal el Chef

Colon #179 entre la calle Frank Pais, Trinidad, Cuba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Whilst not centrally located, the rooms are spacious and the family incredibly warm and welcoming. Breakfast is a real treat. Bring an eye mask if you are wanting to get any beauty sleep after sunrise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed at this lovely B&B for the second time and liked it just as much as the first time. Emilio and Fatima are gracious and generous hosts who make you feel very welcome. The location is great, very close to everything yet safely out of the main tourist combat zone. We had one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

stayed here for 3 nights with my family in 2 floor. The upstairs is a separate apartment for guests with kitchen and living room although with a private terrace with a view over Trinidad we didnt spend anytime inside. There is a fridge full of cold drinks at very reasonable prices. Roome were confortable and location was 5 minutes walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We arrived to Trinidad in January 16th 2015, and stayed in Hostal el chef for 2 nights. We couldn't ask for better hospitality than the warm welcoming that we received from Fatima (the chef's wife). We slept in a room wich located in the 2nd floor, so we have our privacy. The room has AC and hot water. All the... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Amazing food, attention, service. This hostal count with bathroom in every single room. Great terraza with relaxing view!, close to stores and historical area of the city! Honestly, I can't complain! I recommend this hostal 100%.

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

i slept at the first floor at el chef. the bed was new, and all the furniture was new. Also the water pressure was better than any hostel that I've went. It is very famous hostel for korean or japanese And you can see it by its name. the Owner Emilio is such a nice chef. You can have great... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This is a really nice casa in Trinidad with air conditioning (very appreciable during Cuba's hot summers!). It is centrally located and this casa displays the same comfort level (incl. internet) as any other hotel in Trinidad for only 1/5 of the price (30 CUC per night). This casa has an amazing terrace with a view all over Trinidad. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is no doubt a hostel where you really get a five star treatment. The rooms are big, with individual bathrooms, immaculately clean. They have 3 rooms, which is quite uncommon in trinidad. We had a terrace with a view of whole trinidad and even chairs for sun bathing on the rooftop. The service is excellent, and the food is... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Many thanks you for your lovely warmth, friendliness, food and help!! My friend and I stayed only one night but it was enough to get to know this wonderful family and their super beautiful Casa particular. It is located within walking distance of Casa de la Musica, which should not be missed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

Every good thing that others have said on this page about Emelio, Fatima and their wonderful Hostal El Chef is 100% true. This is the best 'casa particular' in Cuba, no question about it. My wife and I and another couple from Perth in Western Australia emailed Emilio in November 2012 asking about accomodation in late March 2013. Emilio came... More 

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