This house is also known as Hostal Casa Mauri.
We traveled to Trinidad without a previous reservation, and after a great recommendation from a local friend we contacted Miguel the owner and asked about availability.
Having visited Trinidad in previous occassions, I was a bit skeptical about the location given it's vicinity to the center of the main square in town. However, upon arriving at the house, the location was prime, close to the main square but far from the touristy hussle of massive crowds.
Upon meeting Miguel, we immediately had a great feeling that we would be staying in a family owned, well maintained house. The house is simply amazing and its beauty shines on its own. This family has lots of history in Trinidad and a chat with Miguel can be the start of long and fruitfull friendship. Do note, he tends to be picky and selective with his guests, all within reason, as he likes to maintain a beautiful, tidy and peaceful environment.
There are a large number of colonial houses in Trinidad but if you want to stay at the most beautiful house and get a feeling of stepping back into time of grandeur and family wealth, this is without a doubt the right choice.
We also had a chance to meet and mingle with Miguelito, the owner's son who had arrived from Spain. Needless to say, the son is a true chef who will impress many high caliber exigent foodies.
The family is well known in Trinidad and will provide you great suggestions for places to eat, visit and relax. A key to their success is the involvement of all family members, including aunts and cousins who live around the corner, everyone simply wants to make you feel at home. This to us is priceless, their friendship and warmth will make you want to return without a doubt.
Here is how to contact Miguelito: www.hostalcasamauri.com
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Homestay in Trinidad Cuba. A lovely place which I would like to recommend. From here, also we can offer different excursions and activities for your lovely holidays in Trinidad through CUBAOLAS, a friendly Tourism Company, base in Trinidad de Cuba. ... more less