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Casa de Merci Simon y Frank King

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Essex, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Frank and his wife are lovely and try and help you as much as they can. The edroom is simple but comfortbale and you get a decent breakfast here. It is 20-30 minutes on the bus (P4 or P5) from the main street to central Havana.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I rented a private apartment from Mercy & Frank, close to their home/casa. I found the apartment to be clean, comfortable, safe and excellent value for money. Each day, I attended Mercy & Frank's for breakfast, which was very good. Mercy and Simon were kind and thoughtful hosts who were always willing to help. Both casa and apartment are situated...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I stayed with Merci for two nights in February. Merci and her family were wonderful hosts and I loved chatting with them in the evenings in the living room. I felt like a guest in their home and not just another traveler - it was a real treat and a pleasure to be there. The apartment is on the third...

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Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This is a Casa Particular in the Vedado section of Havana, my second vist to Cuba and staying in a Casa Particular. The room was spacious, clean, and had the most wonderful antique furniture. If you want to go back in time, this would be the place. Hosts were very accommodating and I loved the grandmother who served us breakfast...

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Catania, Italy
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I spent more than four night in this Apartment. Frank Senior is amazing...always present ...he also cooked for me some good dinner. The grandmother so nice with her Tortillas served for breakfast with several particular Caribbean juice fruit ....Mercy is amazing too...so professional when i asked some information about other destinations in Cuba...Apartment clean !!!!I was so happy to meet...

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1Thank CastagnetodellEtna
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 16 May 2014

11 nights spent (25 cuc/night) at Merci y Fran's while attending a conference in Miramar. Very friendly and familiar atmosphere, clean room and private bathroom, breakfast available! Very close to avenida 23 from which you can take a collective taxi to Parque Central in the Old City for just half a cuc. Very quite and safe neighbourhood isolated from main...

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Plantation, Florida
Reviewed 29 July 2013

After staying with Frank, Mercy and Tia (Mercy's beloved mother) I consider myself a member of the family. I truly enjoyed my ten day stay at their home. The property was super clean and the accomodations were first class. A better place you will not find. This too will be your experience. Frank and Mercy will teach you to become...

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Thank Charles G
Jamaica
Reviewed 9 April 2013

On my first visit to Cuba, around 15 years ago, my friends and I stayed at their lovely home. On subsequent visits since then, we have ONLY stayed here. The family exudes warmth and service which makes you feel like a primary part of their family, catering to your needs and likes. The food was amazing and tasty and the...

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1Thank LewisW663
Anaheim, California, United States
Reviewed 9 March 2013

I've stayed at this home and I definetly can say that they are the best people I met in cuba! they are really kind and they take great care of you, they have great food and they were really helpful to us, they gave us great advices to enjoy l'havana in the right way! the price and the service are...

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Selestat, France
Reviewed 8 March 2013

The family has been very helpfull about how to do, transport to go there ... and other advices to facilitate your trip. They speak a little bit English what was good for us, as our first days in Cuba, Wecouldn't speak many words in spanish. They propose some small services (laundry, drinks, food) and give you the price list. What...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Apartment built in 1942 furnished to the old style. Good ventilation, clear, fresh, roomy, acclimatized and nicely decoration. From the superior terrace of the building one has a panoramic view of the city as well as they are distinguished some of the main avenues. Such constructions can be sighted as: Havanan pier, Monument to José Martí in the Square of the Revolution and some hotels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa de Merci Simon y Frank King

Address: Calle 28 #205 /19 y 21, apartamento 5 | Vedado, Havana 10400, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Price Range: RM88 - RM109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“This Casa has 1 large bedroom with a double bed.”
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