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Casa Novo Guest House

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#116 of 690 B&Bs / Inns in Havana
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New York City, New York
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Nicolas is a gracious host. The room was comfortable. The building is conveniently located. Nicolas did an excellent job of educating us on great places to go. He even made arrangements for us in other cities in Cuba.

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Nicolas_PHavana, Owner at Casa Novo Guest House, responded to this review

Hi DSmith Thanks for your opinion, if you have been happy we are also happy, we hope you will come one day, best wishes,Nicolas

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed September 24, 2016

We had an excellent experience at casa novo. Havana was our first trip, and the casa is centrally located. Nicolas (the owner) and his wife are super nice. They recommended us further, very good casas in different cities and also gave us very good tips for the rest of our trip. We basically planned the rest of our trip according...

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Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Thank you Rosie and Nicolas for another wonderful stay in your home. Their casa is perfect location from La Habana central, a short stroll to the bus stop to get to the beautiful Cuban beaches and eateries. Both Rosie and Nicolas are always warm and welcoming and after a month it was sad to say goodbye again. I'd highly recommend...

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Nicolas_PHavana, Owner at Casa Novo Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks Emma a lot for your kindopinion, we appreciate it a lot and we are missing you WE hope to see you soon here again, and if you have been happy here we are happy

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed July 13, 2016

We started our two and a half weeks Cuba trip in Havana at Casa Novo. When we arrived, the first thing Nicolas, the owner, asked us was, if we have ever been to Cuba. When we said "no" he sat us down and gave us a very useful lecture about what not to do in Cuba, in particular in Havana....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 2, 2016

We had a great time at Casa Novo Guest House. We only decided to go to Cuba last minute and called Nicholas the day beforehand. He didnt have a room for us but told us to just come to his house and he would arrange another room (as you might know it can be difficult in Cuba without the internet...

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Nicolas_PHavana, Owner at Casa Novo Guest House, responded to this review

Hello It was a pleasure to meet you and if you have been happy here we are happy.I am sorry about roofterrace, I had the idea you knew about it,I will tell to every body avoiding it happens again.We hope to see you again,you are welcome.Next time as you repeat you get a discount and if you write us to...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Nicolas and his staff were incredibly helpful in planning our trip and making things work for us. The accommodations were nothing to write home about but were perfectly comfortable. It was an easy walk to Old Havana, the Malecon, and anywhere else.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We did a lot of research prior to coming to Cuba and chose this case due to the great reviews and the fact that Nicholas speaks English. However, when we got there, Nicholas did not have a room for us because his daughter extended her stay. Whilst these things can happen, it was unprofessional for him to not let us...

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Nicolas_PHavana, Owner at Casa Novo Guest House, responded to this review

I am sorry for that but I am sure you would do the same in case of your daughter even in my case my daughter with my grandson, they could not leave because the passport was not in time and I trhink we did the best for you , when you arrived there was a house waiting for you and...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed February 15, 2016

This was the first casa of our trip and we weren't dissappointed. Nicolas and Rosie are so nice. Nicolas speaks very good English and was very helpful. He gave us a little history of Cuba. We felt very comfortable and enjoyed breakfast each morning. Our room was simple with bed, tv, fridge, a/c, and bath. My daughter stayed in the...

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Reviewed January 13, 2016

Consistent, friendly, helpful and always comfortable and we return again and again to Nicholas and Rosie's home in Havana, Cuba. We are always greeted with warm smiles and love when visiting and hope to return mid this year!!

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Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at this place. Nicholas, the owner speaks good English and he helped us a lot in booking other casas. In Havana and other cities. We also got great advices of restaurants nearby and other useful information. I give this place warm recommendations!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy our house from 1900 with the furniture style from that time and high roofs where we rent 3 rooms with air conditioned,fan,radioalarm, hairdryers,external windows,lamps,beach towels,umbrella, mirrors,fridge with drinks on affordable prices and private bathroom in suite with hot water for 24 hours.In Casa Novo you can also enjoy of 2 balconies with sits and a roof terrace with some armchairs, a hammock and a small viewpoint of the neighborhood. Here we also offer big breakfasts and dinner on affordable prices, laundry and taxi services(includes airport pick ups),board games , library in different languages and spanish classes with professional teacher.You will also receive a lot of information and tips for your safety and security meantime you enjoy a cuban welcome drink (Cuba libre).All our family staff speaks english. Casa Novo is in the middle or center of havana city 4 minutes walking from Malecon, 5 minutes from china town and havana Casa de la Musica.Vedado is 20 minutes walking from here and 10-15 minutes also walking from Old havana or havana Vieja.The famous restaurant(paladar) La Guarida is 1 minute walking from our house. We also offer you addresses all over Cuba in trustable houses recommended by many other guests before for your security and enjoying. Enjoy your happy hoolidays in Casa Novo with comfort and security ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Novo Guest House

Address: Concordia St. # 406 second floor | between Escobar St. and Gervasio St Centrohavana, Havana 10200, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Number of rooms: 3
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“People seemed to have liked the rooftop room(s) but the dog kennel and run on the roof would put us off.”
 of 5 bubbles The Sundowners, Dec 15, 2015 | Read review
“the room at the upper floor is very private and has the terrace at the door”
 of 5 bubbles paolomG4860HX, Nov 15, 2015 | Read review
“Top floor room was nice not noisy b/c outside the house so if there are guests you wouldn't know. Beaware of the stairs if you have baggage”
 of 5 bubbles 1TAH1, Sep 9, 2015 | Read review
“If it's free the larger room near the kitchen is huge, but all the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexC847, Sep 1, 2015 | Read review
“Appalling, Horrible, Terrible, Avoid, Uncomfortable, Depressing, Arrogant, Unfriendly, Noisy, Unsafe area, Derelict,”
 of 5 bubbles stevepM6324CS, Aug 3, 2015 | Read review
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