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Hostal Mayito

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Pls note that this hostel is now known as Casa Hostal Neuva Vida (new life) - and this is exactly what it has. The hosts, Alejandro and his mum, and the rest of the staff do everything they can to make you feel at home. Alejandro is a man of the sea and had caught a Cuban Snapper the previous...

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The time spent at Hostal Mayito was the highlight of our 2-week trip to Cuba. The entire team - Mayito, Noraida, Alejandro, Damita, Genady - were great and the hospitality they showed us exceeded all expectations. Noraida is a great host - she gave us a warm welcome and made us feel at home from the minute we arrived. Damita's...

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Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We did not know about this place but were taken there for a lunch stop by our guide on our way from Vinales to Trinidad. Lunch was served on a shaded first floor terrace where we could enjoy the view of the bay over the roofs of the adjoining row of houses separating it from the playa. We were served...

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British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We spent three nights at Hostal Mayito and had all of our meals here. The owners and staff were wonderful. The rooms were clean, quiet and comfortable. The meals were delicious. The 4 rooms are all on the second floor, with the meals served on the covered deck of the same floor. Rooms #2 and #3 open right onto the...

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Stockbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We were expecting a room with an 'independent entrance and terrace',however these were shared and I think we were given the wrong room. However the breakfast was excellent as was the evening meal we had there. It is only a short walk to the beach and Playa Larga is a quiet sleepy little place .Very nearby is a National Park...

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British Columbia
Reviewed 3 March 2016

If you wish to visit Playa Larga, look no further for a place to stay. Playa Larga offers comfortable and quiet rooms on the second floor of their house with a large outside dining area. The rooftop deck has hammocks and tables/chairs, great for sunset viewing. Danita cooks absolutely fabulous breakfasts and dinners at a very reasonable price! We ate...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 February 2016

January 2016. We slept 2 nights in a comfy room, enjoyed the delicious breakfasts and other meals as well. We had a very pleasant moment with Alejandro for snorkeling, thank you for all! We were happy to discover Playa Larga's area in this context... @ Alejandro, fingers crossed for your exams;)!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

A warm welcome from very helpful hosts. Nothing was too much trouble. Room spotlessly clean and cleaned daily, with fresh towels supplied. Beach towels also provided. Room was quiet and dark at night. Wonderful food with some nice touches - eg pancakes with a welcome message! Trips arranged with expert guides at reasonable prices.. Overall - highly recommended

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Middle Wallop, Hampshire
Reviewed 10 February 2016

There were numerous discrepancies between what I was told I would get and the actuality. It is described as renting 2 rooms but actually rents 4. The description says it offers TV and Internet access but neither were present. Our room was supposed to have and independent entrance but apart from the actual door it was shared. We had a...

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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights and really enjoyed the stay. Food was excellent, both breakfast and dinner - hands down one of the best meals we had during the whole holiday! Staff were very helpful and always there to make us cocktails and snacks. Room was very clean and cleaned daily. Overall very pleased. Only thing I would say is...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal Mayito is a modern style house located very close to the beach, in Playa Larga: one of the most beautiful places in the south of Cuba.The house rents two rooms for travelers, in the second floor with independent entrance and terrace with a lovely sea view. Both rooms have a private bathroom with cold and hot water, TV, fridge, air conditioning, fan and a double bed. Another bed can be added if needed. The owners of the house offer delicious meals at any time, laundry service, dance lessons, Internet access and all the information necessary about different places to visit in the Zapata Peninsula. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Mayito

Address: Playa Larga; Caleton | Ciénaga de Zapata, Playa Larga 0000, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Matanzas Province > Playa Larga
Price Range: RM5 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“They are all upstairs but I suppose if you wanted an early night, the ones not directly leading to he restaurant area might be quieter”
tonyhS2386YS, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Definitely those at first floor”
Muccu, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room #1 has a semi-private sitting area. Room #4 has good privacy and view of the sunrise.”
Beclem2000, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere.”
graham1410, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic Snorkelling”
marianapc2015, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
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