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Beautiful plaza

The colors of the buildings and cobblestones are surreal!! Very beautiful. The corner restaurant... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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very spanish feeling

We stayed 2 nights in this Plaza and it was lovely. Music at every corner,lovely art... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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What is now called the Old Square was originally Plaza Nueva (New Square), built as a popular alternative to Plaza de Armas, the military and government nerve center. Later called Plaza del Mercado (Market Square) as Havana's commercial hub, Plaza...more
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La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The colors of the buildings and cobblestones are surreal!! Very beautiful. The corner restaurant, La Vittro I believe it was called was definitely memorable!! For both the food and live music!!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed 2 nights in this Plaza and it was lovely. Music at every corner,lovely art shops,delicious smelling coffee,bustling restaurants,very good service,friendly people.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Wear sturdy shoes when you walk around this historic square. Loads of great architecture, skinny dogs and cats, friendly people. Keep an open mind!

Thank CherylandBrett
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a really pleasant square in the old part of Havana with a whole number of interesting features. it is worth getting a guide who. can explain all the different aspects. There are a number of Paladar restaurants in the streets leading off some...More

Thank G1010
Reviewed 6 days ago

We headed go for Plaza Vieja as we explored old Havana on foot. It's a lovely old square with a primary school hidden away on one of its flanks. It is worth a visit and there are a few restaurants to choose from for a...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the lively environment here. People - breaking out in dance- sounds of music everywhere - people shopping. I wish I'd spent more time there

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful buildings and so colourful, a very hot day so didn’t hang around , found a nice bar and had a cold beer and watched the world go by , music in nearby bar which was nice to listen to

Thank irishchick63
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favourite square in Havana. It is relaxing and has a few nice places to eat and drink. My personal choice being the micro brewery bar. You get less hassle here than other areas of Havana from people trying to sell things. Sometimes...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely place to stay . Right in the middle of the busy square, you get a real feel of what Havana is like. Cuba comes alive at night ,so this isn’t the quietest place but well worth it. Some of the best restaurants...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old Square is very nice there is so much to see here, I recommend getting a tour guide if possible. Some of the views you will see are absolutely fantastic I highly recommend it

Thank Joel D
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Response from jinty195012 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry we didn't do acruise, as we had 2 weeks in Varadera, and had 3 day stay in Havana.and used taxis from our hotel.
March 18, 2018|
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Do not know. We did it ourselves by downloading websites
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Response from Carla V | Reviewed this property |
Cuba is safe even for a solo female traveler like me. I went there in early November for 8 days. I'm doing some research to go again next year. It'll be my third time. Once you meet Cuba you cannot stop thinking about going... More