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El Meson de la Flota

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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a nice hotel in the middle of Havanna. It is old, but is has its distinctiveness. The street outside is narrow and cosy with the typical Cuban aatmosphere. There is flamenco show in the resturant in the evening. Just keep in mind that the taxi can not take you all the way to the hotel, så you will... More 

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Randy R, Director Comercial at El Meson de la Flota, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, and work on point out difficulties and the necessary measures will be taken More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

5 amazing days in the capital and this hotel was the perfect place to be. Central for old Havana in a bustling area with flamenco dancing every night. The bedroom was a bit tired looking but the atmosphere is what you want and you feel you are tight in the heart of historical Havana.

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Very central location a mere few steps to Plaza Vieja and all the fun cafés, bars and restaurants. Rustic charm, with lovely bedroom but bathroom plumbing was a nightmare. Loose taps, no water at all from bidet, only one tap working in shower. Live entertainment most lunchtimes and evenings. Excellent. Food was not great but Cuba is not known for... More 

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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Food hygiene is a problem in Cuba and it is all because of places like this. I had the chicken my wife had the fish, both where disgusting to taste and it was only after pondering a taste I recognised I realised my wife's fish was not just off but mouldy. My chicken was set in a disgusting pile of... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Best thing about this hotel is the location. It's in the heart of the old, historical part of Havana. Breakfast was also fairly good. The room we stayed in stunk of sewage. The air conditioning was noisy (although this is not unusual in Cuba). In the mornings there was no running water. I would have to go downstairs to reception... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Don't even contemplate staying at this hotel. We arrived at this hotel after booking online the previous evening before leaving Veradero and were told that they had not received a confirmation email. Due to lack of printing facilities we were unable to print off but had written the booking reference. However after checking emails etc at the sister Hotel Beltran,... More 

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

DON'T EAT HERE!! This was by far the worst meal I had whilst in Cuba. The service was pathetic too. We were told the paella would take 30 mins which I was happy to wait for as I thought they were cooking it from scratch. 2 mins later, what looked like a microwaved skillet of soggy rice came out. The... More 

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Cadiz, Spain
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This restaurant is on one of Havana's most beautiful and interesting streets, with plenty of things to see. We were there for lunch, which cost around 50 CUC for two, about normal for Havana. Service was added to the bill without asking first. The meal was perfectly OK, but we had eaten just as well for half the price in... More 

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Randy R, Director Comercial at El Meson de la Flota, responded to this review

Hello, my name is yasmin and i am the person in charge for check the internet for the hotel Meson de la FLota and we appreciate your opinión because is a way to work better and good. Is very king for you. Have a nice days and it will be a pleasure to receive you again in our hotel. More 

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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348 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The hotel was our first port of call on a Cuba tour. The hotel is within the old town, which means the taxi will drop you a little way from the front door - so be prepared for a walk, with your luggage, over cobbled streets. The hotel only has five rooms, three with windows on to the street and... More 

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Randy R, Director Comercial at El Meson de la Flota, responded to this review

Hello, my name is yasmin and i am the person in charge for check the internet for the hotel Meson de la FLota and we appreciate your opinión because is a way to work better and good. Is very king for you. Have a nice days and it will be a pleasure to receive you again in our hotel. More 

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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We took in this place's cultural dance and music show this afternoon. It was hot and muggy in Havana Vieja at the time. The show is put on by several able young singers, dancers, and musicians. Unfortunately, since it is Monday, my wife and I were virtually the only ones in attendance. Nevertheless, despite the muggy conditions, they put on... More 

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  • Minibar

Additional Information about El Meson de la Flota

Address: Calle Mercaderes 257, Havana 10100, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Price Range: ₹ 9,750 - ₹ 11,864 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Meson de la Flota 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
El Meson De La Flota Hotel Havana
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“Rooms at front have small balcony and over cobbled street, rooms at back quieter from street noise but not from kitchen noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Muchsee, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are less noisy but we did not complain about the street side, it's walking area anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles jan_vandervliet, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“ask for them to stop turning the water off.”
 of 5 bubbles Cathusmax, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Casa particular Rolando and Marisol, 25 cuc 200m from this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ZoranDelic, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Some rooms have streetview, others open into the patio. Different advantages...”
 of 5 bubbles Anne-Marie1966, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
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