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Casa Carlos Gil Lemes

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Leek, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Heartily recommend this lovely, historic casa in the heart of Trinidad, Cuba. The house has been in the family since 1926 and it was such a treat to stay within such a warm, welcoming home. The garden and cool house were a welcome refuge, breakfasts were huge and delicious and served in beautiful calm surroundings with fresh linen every day.... More 

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paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

This is a beautiful colonial house. The owners are deeply involved in its preservation. Most of all, they do everything they can to make you feel comfortable. The place is spotless, very quiet and they serve a generous and fresh breakfast. We had our best stay of our trip there and we were glad to get to know them.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Truth be told, we have stayed at better casas throughout our trip in Cuba, but nowhere compared to the family feeling and the personal warmth they extended to us during our stay there. Carlos was exceptionally friendly and considerate and his pre-arrival emails prepared us for a smooth check-in and he informed us of everything that we needed to be... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

we stayed here and had an amazing time. the host family are very kind and look after your every need. the accommodation is like a living museum! the court yard where you have your breakfast is a perfect setting I would recommend anyone to stay here, book in advance to guarantee availability

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We booked at Gil's after spotting his address on the Lonely Planet. We were not much confident because at the time there was only one available room, and all other accommodation were booked, but we got our place. Gil has been very nice, he came to pick us up at Viazul station and helped us to his house. Immediately upon... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

When we entered this casa, we were simply amazed by the beauty of this lovely colonial house. It was just like a journey in time. The fully restored house has is old furniture evrywhere, classical music in the background, a beautiful patio and - most important - wonderful people living inside. Carlos, his wife and his son are really interesting... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

An incredible house - you will not be able to believe when you are here and looking around that it is 2014, as the sense of history and tradition is so impressively preserved. We stayed for three nights. Every morning we got a lovely fresh breakfast & drinks. The location is very central: the parallel street to one on which... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This mazing colonial house is more a museum than a casa particular; not surprisingly, groups of tourists can be seen regularly just outside the door taking pictures of the place, and they are also welcome to visit the great hall of the interior and appreciate the great antique pieces of furniture and design that the family has preserved with such... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay in this casa. The house is an old colonial casa that has been transmitted from generation to generation. It is simply breathtaking and probably the most beautiful casa we stayed in during our trip to cuba. The house is also furnished with beautiful antique pieces that have been in the family. It is conveniently... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Staying at this casa with Senor Gil, Senora Sofia and their family was a real insight into Trinidad life and a very memorable experience. The perfect place from which to explore the town and its surrounds. Our room was basic but very comfortable. The 400 year old casa with its beautiful high ceilings, open living areas and antique tiles has... More 

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Address: 263 Jose Marti street, Trinidad, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Sancti Spiritus Province > Trinidad
Number of rooms: 1
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