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Villa Cristal

Certificate of Excellence
Rafael Trejo #99, Vinales 22400, Cuba
Villa Cristal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Key West, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My first time in Vinales (and Cuba) and by the grace of God I was encouraged to come to Villa Cristal. When you meet individuals so in love with their work and their product that the experience better's your appreciation of humanity, you know you have landed in the right place. While traveling in Cuba is not too hard neither... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

All round this casa is probably one of the best you will find. Any and Francisco's hospitality was outstanding. The welcome into their home and to see their friends and family part of the home is brilliant. The casa has everything including a safe, a power shower, comfy beds, umbrella, your room is separate from the house with privacy and... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Annie and Francisco, our hosts at Villa Cristal went out of their way to make our stay comfortable and special. the bed was comfy and breakfast was plentiful healthy and excellent. Annie even cooked us a delicious Lobster dinner for my 60th birthday which we celebrated whilst in Vinales.They also recommended places to eat and visit and arranged a horse... More 

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Montreal
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A wonderful oasis in a very nice area indeed. Guests have their own little 'casita', with a lovely tiled bathroom/great shower. There's even a TV set with a repetoire of films (yes, there can be rainy evenings in Vinales). Great views from the terrace on top, a covered outside eating/relaxing area, and even a very small pool! Wonderful people (host... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This place came highly recommended and we were not disappointed. The family who owns the place was away on vacation, but a friendly local lady took over the role of host, with a helping hand from the neighbors. Love the attention to little details, such as a safe for valuables and earplugs (presumably as a defense against the ubiquitous local... More 

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Augsburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed there for three nights in October 2013. Courteous and very helpful hosts offering tipps for tours and trips, pleasant and clean room, parking space in the drive-up, delicious, fresh breakfast and dinner :-)

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Sourced by Cuba Direct for my boyfriend and I, this proved to be the best part of our recent 3-centre Cuba experience. The guest accommodation is charming. You feel part of family and village life, but the separate building (fully self-contained) that we occupied also offered comfort and privacy. We even had our own sun deck on the roof! Lovely... More 

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Clean, comfortable, quiet and very friendly. Stay and join the family, who run the operation. Could not be more helpful. Would recommend to anyone. Food served under a garden pergola was very good and reasonably priced. Other Casa's nearer the road suffer more traffic noise, which can be annoying. Many thanks Francesco and Annia.

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York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

We knew this was going to be great when we pulled up outside the Casa and Francisco came running out of the house to move his car so that we could park ours off the road. That kind of thoughtfulness and consideration characterised our stay. The room is comfortable, the food excellent and the water hot while the beer is... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

At Villa Cristal you get a warm welcome and an ice cold glass of orange juice - much appreciated after a long journey! Francesco and Annia provide good food, a comfortable room and thety think of everything for your comfort - even down to wax earplugs so you won't be disturbed by the neighbourhood rooster!! I recommend Villa Cristal very... More 

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