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La Rosa de Ortega

Patrocinio No. 252 corner to Juan Bruno Zayas. Víbora. 10 de Octubre, Havana 10500 Cuba
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Updated 05/01/20


#14 of 1,376 B&Bs / Inns in Havana
Travelers' Choice
We are a small hotel du charme, located in one the highest points of the City and far away a few minutes from the Historical Center of Havana, we offer a quiet and relaxing place for you to stay. With comfortable rooms, veranda and a magnificent garden, you could find all you need to relax in a luxury panorama: the spectacular Caribbean sunsets and an amazing view of Havana City.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Laundry service
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Savannah Montes wrote a review Apr 2020
Los Angeles, California5 contributions1 helpful vote
I had stayed here in September 2019 with my boyfriend, and cannot stop raving about how beautiful and amazing this place is. I had traveled to Cuba before, and wanted to stay here for the longest, and I am so happy that I did. This place is not only beautiful, but there's so much character everywhere you look. The staff is absolutely amazing and kind, truly pleasant. From the moment we arrived, they helped with our luggage, as well as settling in and making us feel home. It's very rare to travel the world and feel as if you're home, and this place did just that. The food is fresh and delicious (some of the most fresh fruits I have ever had), the drinks are fresh as well (thanks to Cecilia) and the rooms are so comfortable and clean! The owners are always there to help you with anything, and are there to assist you in booking anything too! This truly was an incredible experience that I'll never forget. Thank you to the staff who treated us so well. I appreciate you. Gracias por todo! Los aprecio.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Room Tip: We booked the superior room! Gorgeous!
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Response from silvioo473, Propietario at La Rosa de Ortega
Responded Apr 22, 2020
Gracias Savannahm! We are so glad that you and your boyfriend enjoyed your time here. I didn't meet you personally, but when I got back home, I found out that all my staff was literally in love with the way you shared with them! Thanks for being so kind, warm and friendly. As a host, I can assure that guests like you are precious gifts that we receive from the heaven.
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Paul T wrote a review Mar 2020
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We just got back from our holiday in Cuba and I have to say our stay at Rosa Ortega was the highlight of our trip. Mr. George was the first to greet us and made every effort to see that we were welcome and to enjoy our stay. Having a personal chef and staff to take care of every need was a treat for sure. If we wanted a taxi service they organized it, dinner out, they gave us lots of places to choose from in the area. Anna (The manager) saw that we were there during my wife's birthday and went and picked up a cake for her. And we were able to share with the other guests. A little piece of paradise, and a touch of class sums this place up. You will not be disappointed. If you do book this place please bring a Toronto Blue Jays ball cap for Mr. George.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: we liked our room.
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1 Helpful vote
Response from silvioo473, Propietario at La Rosa de Ortega
Responded Mar 22, 2020
We were so glad having the opportunity of sharing with kind and happy guests like you are! It has been more than a pleasure, but a real privilege hosting you. Thanks for this review, we do our best but we appreciate this feed back, this is all the good vibes we need to go ahead!!
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Djaidje wrote a review Feb 2020
Muret, France387 contributions167 helpful votes
An incredible experience for your stay in La Havana! Service is just perfect. Ana is an incredibly warm and hearty, and so professional and efficient. She, and all other staff too, will do all they can to make you feel welcome and comfortable. The rooms are large and immaculate, and well furnished with towels and toiletries. You can get food and drinks any time during the day, in a cosy dedicated area in the garden. Breakfast is awesome and a very good deal. WiFi is free (for real, no need for an Etecsa WiFi card as in any other casas in Cuba) and dorks well most of the time. Don’t forget you are in Cuba... The pool area is nice and relaxing after a long walking day in La Havana. The casa is not in the historical district. It was not a problem for us as we had a rental car and the city center is quite easy to commute with plenty options to park. At the casa, we could park just in front of the entrance in the street, the usual way all around in Cuba. We made two stops at the casa during our round-trip in Cuba, and both were simply perfect. All in all, you get similar service just like in a high-rated 4-stars hotel, with the extreme pleasure to stay in a typical Cuban casa, and of course at much affordable prices. Don’t hesitate a minute!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
3 Helpful votes
Response from silvioo473, Propietario at La Rosa de Ortega
Responded Feb 25, 2020
Thank you so much for such a beautiful review! You made our day, we are really touched. Your family is amazing, you are all so kind and appreciative. Our main goal is that you enjoy your stay in Cuba and feel at home, when we achieve it makes us very happy. We truly hope you will come back soon, it will be amazing to have you with us again!
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vicky o wrote a review Feb 2020
Guernsey, United Kingdom20 contributions13 helpful votes
Absolutely love this place . Beautiful rooms , clean , great antiques in the house to marvel over , lovely pool , “bunny” the pet rabbit is adorable , and the fresh fruit , bread , daily “sweet item” and eggs breakfast is just fantastic . The most important for me though is the staff - they are all so welcoming and work so incredibly hard to make your stay so wonderful . I would highly recommend going on a couple of tours arranged by “Anna” - her English is exceptional and she is extremely knowledgeable if you want to learn about the history of the country . The B and B is situated a few miles out of the main town , which for us, was perfect . About 10 CUC to get back via taxi but you feel like you are escaping the busy town and coming back to your little sanctuary - the B and B will call any taxis for you . The views of the town are also fantastic ! You will receive a map and recommended places to eat which are inexpensive and well worth visiting . We loved our stay here and would not hesitate in recommending it to anyone who wants to see the real Havana and keep away from the typical tourist hotel .
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from silvioo473, Propietario at La Rosa de Ortega
Responded Feb 14, 2020
Vicky: Maybe we won't be able to deal with the incredible responsibility for such a good recommendation. We can never thank you enough for the love, kindness and sweetness with which you have treated everyone during your stay. We promise you that we will not let you down and try to take care of everyone with the same love we have shared with you! ...and thanks again for the chocolates!!!!!!
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ALICE S wrote a review Feb 2020
Richmond, Canada20 contributions
clean and peaceful casa ,with beautiful city view from the garden. location is acceptable, 10cuc to old Havana. (staff will help you to call the taxi and ask for reasonable price). our room is a suite with living room and a kitchen, but bed is queen size ( next time, we will surely ask for king size bed or twin beds room ). breakfast is good (7cuc) and dinning place opens to night, so we had ordered Cuba style hamburg in the afternoon ( 2.5 cuc?), and asked for hot water at night. All staffs are so nice, especially Anna , I do hope I could stay longer so we can have more chance to chat. The only pity is there is no electric water kettle in room , so we Chinese can not drink hot water or have cup of tea more conveniently.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Room Tip: queen size bed is really too small
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Response from silvioo473, Propietario at La Rosa de Ortega
Responded Feb 8, 2020
Thank you! Alice. We are really glad that you had a pleasent stay with us, we work hard to achieve that! For sure, we will take your valuable opinion in consideration to provide an outstanding service, we apreciate having around kinds and refined guests like you! All the best and thanks for your feed back and support!!
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$61 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Rosa de Ortega
Which popular attractions are close to La Rosa de Ortega?
Nearby attractions include Interior Ministry/Ministerio del Interior (0.4 miles), Teatro Nacional de Cuba (0.4 miles), and Bespoke Trip To Cuba (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at La Rosa de Ortega?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at La Rosa de Ortega?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at La Rosa de Ortega?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at La Rosa de Ortega?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to La Rosa de Ortega?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante La Fuente, La Fondita Heredia, and Villa Hernández.
Are there opportunities to exercise at La Rosa de Ortega?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does La Rosa de Ortega have an airport shuttle?
Yes, La Rosa de Ortega offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to La Rosa de Ortega?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Old Square (Plaza Vieja) (3.4 miles), Museo Hemingway Finca Vigia (3.5 miles), and San Francisco de Asis Square (3.5 miles).