Havana has recently witnessed the inauguration of three brand new hotels that some commentators have been referring to as ‘5 Star-Plus’, due to their high international standards. These are: Accor Paseo del Prado, Iberostar Grand Packard and Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski. They offer an ambience that aims at being a cut above the rest, especially through original interior designs and layouts.
What is it about casas particulares in Cuba that has caused their popularity to be on the rise? Are they really better than hotels? If so, in what ways? Should you really favour a stay in a Cuban casa particular over a hotel or beach resort? If you’re wondering the answer to these and many more questions, in this blog we’ll give you the top 15 reasons why you should stay in a casa particular as well as discuss the cases when it might not always be the best option.
Often, it’s not just about where to go in Cuba but where to stay to be close to the heart of all the action, the shopping, the nightlife, the history, the culture, the music, the dancing…you catch our drift. In this post, we tell you where to stay in Havana to make the most of your experience in the Cuban capital and why you should favour some spots over others depending on your interests, what you want to be close to and what you’d prefer to avoid (whether that’s crowds, nightlife or the seaside).
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