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Old Havana

Parque Central, La Habana Vieja., Havana, Cuba
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Spend Mpost of Your time in Old Havana

Havana is a fascinating city. It is full of life. The people are extremely friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Frank K
Stamford, Connecticut

We appreciated our days in old Havana. So much history and so many things to see. 2-4 days here is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ken A
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Bohemian, rhythmically Latin, certainly picturesque and, above all, charming.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old buildings” (493 reviews)
“every corner” (164 reviews)
“narrow streets” (108 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Parque Central, La Habana Vieja., Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

Havana is a fascinating city. It is full of life. The people are extremely friendly and helpful, plus it feels very safe. It's by far my favorite city in the Caribbean. When you are there be sure to get a room in Old Havana district...More

Thank Frank K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We appreciated our days in old Havana. So much history and so many things to see. 2-4 days here is good before you go to discover the rest of Cuba.

Thank Ken A
Reviewed yesterday

Old Havana is truly a unique place to stay while in Havana, and the section of the city I would most recommend. Every street is an adventure, with amazing architecture, much of which has a kind of ruined nobility, with crumbling beauty everywhere you look....More

1  Thank bbbmaddox
Reviewed yesterday

We opted to hang out and see what happens at night rather than go the Tropicana. We have been to Vegas many times, but Cuba once. The streets were AMAZING. We bar hopped in the square and ventured down the alley ways. We happened upon...More

Thank Sheilavehla
Reviewed 2 days ago

The whole of Havana Vieja is really one big outdoor museum stacked with the accretion of 500 years of city life. What a history - pirates, slaves, Spaniards. I found that the best thing to do was just to wander around and see what turned...More

1  Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice old streets to wander around. Some breathtaking squares and architecture mixed in with some real beaten up buildings. This is not a pretentious place, it is what it is, a bit ‘sketchy’ around the edges (especially if you wander too far south) but it...More

Thank Avalon1803
Reviewed 2 days ago

Old Havana has an interesting mix of restored buildings and monuments and those awaiting restoration. There are many Spanish Colonial buildings that are in real need maintenance and a few that have been nicely restored. The central park is pleasant as is the public square....More

Thank BillNDianeW
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is very fastastic city full of curture, music and art. There are a lot of tourist attractions which are worth to visit. Salsa music are at every corner of streets. People are still friendly and nice.

Thank Toi I
Reviewed 3 days ago

La Habana vieja has some of the best photo spots in the Caribbean! I was very surprised by the colorfull streets and nice ambient all around that area!! Must visit if you are an active social media person like me!

Thank Ace C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting area to walk through with plenty of old, mostly unrestored buildings. Street performers in costume are often around giving impromptu shows. Can be crowded when cruise ships are in port.

Thank James W
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14 December 2017|
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Response from kevinsw891 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can bring US$ especially if are from the States. When you exchange US$ it will a 10% loading compared to when Euros, Canada $ or British pounds are exchanged.
10 December 2017|
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Response from mamita646 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Magda, I did all my own bookings go online and just type in "things to do in Cuba"
23 November 2017|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
The show at the hotel National. Is the absolute best ever! Try FIRST THING, to get tickets!! Have your camera charged! Awesome cars! Architecture is lite n amazing! Government owned buildings are perfectly maintained! Others... More