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El Meson de la Flota

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This is effectively a restaurant/flamenco establishment with a few rooms above. The location is brilliant - bang in the centre of Old Havana. The rooms are full of lovely old character. It was clean. The breakfast was good. But, Most of the staff seem a bit grumpy We were charged extra to have a refill coffee with breakfast The evening...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we walked into the restaurant, we knew this was home in Havana. The waitstaff, housekeepers, and flamenco band, acted as if we'd always be visiting them. The restaurant is large, the dance floor sits up high giving a view from all angles. And upstairs are 5 lovely rooms with ceilings that easily stretch up 15-18 feet. Tiled...

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Reviewed December 7, 2016

I loved this hotel, I would love to go back again. They are featured in Spain and culture, they have live show daily and nightly, pretty decor from back in the days, high ceiling and stairwell from lobby to upper level where all guestrooms are, just beautiful. Only thing I would like to mention, is that they don't have the...

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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a nice hotel in the middle of Havanna. It is old, but is has its distinctiveness. The street outside is narrow and cosy with the typical Cuban aatmosphere. There is flamenco show in the resturant in the evening. Just keep in mind that the taxi can not take you all the way to the hotel, så you will...

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Randy R, Director Comercial at El Meson de la Flota, responded to this review

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

5 amazing days in the capital and this hotel was the perfect place to be. Central for old Havana in a bustling area with flamenco dancing every night. The bedroom was a bit tired looking but the atmosphere is what you want and you feel you are tight in the heart of historical Havana.

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Very central location a mere few steps to Plaza Vieja and all the fun cafés, bars and restaurants. Rustic charm, with lovely bedroom but bathroom plumbing was a nightmare. Loose taps, no water at all from bidet, only one tap working in shower. Live entertainment most lunchtimes and evenings. Excellent. Food was not great but Cuba is not known for...

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Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Food hygiene is a problem in Cuba and it is all because of places like this. I had the chicken my wife had the fish, both where disgusting to taste and it was only after pondering a taste I recognised I realised my wife's fish was not just off but mouldy. My chicken was set in a disgusting pile of...

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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Best thing about this hotel is the location. It's in the heart of the old, historical part of Havana. Breakfast was also fairly good. The room we stayed in stunk of sewage. The air conditioning was noisy (although this is not unusual in Cuba). In the mornings there was no running water. I would have to go downstairs to reception...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Don't even contemplate staying at this hotel. We arrived at this hotel after booking online the previous evening before leaving Veradero and were told that they had not received a confirmation email. Due to lack of printing facilities we were unable to print off but had written the booking reference. However after checking emails etc at the sister Hotel Beltran,...

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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

DON'T EAT HERE!! This was by far the worst meal I had whilst in Cuba. The service was pathetic too. We were told the paella would take 30 mins which I was happy to wait for as I thought they were cooking it from scratch. 2 mins later, what looked like a microwaved skillet of soggy rice came out. The...

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Additional Information about El Meson de la Flota

Address: Calle Mercaderes 257, Havana 10100, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Price Range: $142 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Meson de la Flota 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“as long as you leave us one, ask for one of the three rooms with a balcony overlooking the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MacD-NC, 2 days ago | Read review
“Rooms at front have small balcony and over cobbled street, rooms at back quieter from street noise but not from kitchen noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Muchsee, Mar 30, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are less noisy but we did not complain about the street side, it's walking area anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles jan_vandervliet, Mar 15, 2016 | Read review
“ask for them to stop turning the water off.”
 of 5 bubbles Cathusmax, Dec 29, 2015 | Read review
“Casa particular Rolando and Marisol, 25 cuc 200m from this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ZoranDelic, Jun 9, 2015 | Read review
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