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El Meson de la Flota

Gaviota HotelsUS$ 140*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 140*
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Leominster, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location to take a break from waking around. The dancers and music was very entertaining. Enjoyed it much. A few of the waitresses were sort of moody and overall not very nice, but that's how they all are Cuba.

Thank joelgomez
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, Hemingway stayed here and tourists get to look in on his room. Skip that and take the old lift to the rooftop bar and partake in many a beverage while enjoying some of the best rooftop views in Havana.

Thank Miotoni
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Yet again a great location in the heart of Old Havana with superb historic rooms with high ceilings and great views out of the room. Comfy room with twin beds, plenty of hot water and space. We were somewhat confused with the mixed attitude of the staff. We were greeted by Hulio (hope you enjoy the frog t-shirt) who was...

Thank imt58
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This is effectively a restaurant/flamenco establishment with a few rooms above. The location is brilliant - bang in the centre of Old Havana. The rooms are full of lovely old character. It was clean. The breakfast was good. But, Most of the staff seem a bit grumpy We were charged extra to have a refill coffee with breakfast The evening...

Thank Lun C
Reviewed 15 January 2017

From the moment we walked into the restaurant, we knew this was home in Havana. The waitstaff, housekeepers, and flamenco band, acted as if we'd always be visiting them. The restaurant is large, the dance floor sits up high giving a view from all angles. And upstairs are 5 lovely rooms with ceilings that easily stretch up 15-18 feet. Tiled...

Thank MacD-NC
New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I loved this hotel, I would love to go back again. They are featured in Spain and culture, they have live show daily and nightly, pretty decor from back in the days, high ceiling and stairwell from lobby to upper level where all guestrooms are, just beautiful. Only thing I would like to mention, is that they don't have the...

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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
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...

Thank NKA2013
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

Northampton, United Kingdom
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.

Thank jojo1759
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

Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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...

Thank krommerider
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

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...

Thank Eastjd
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

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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: ₹ 9,018 - ₹ 16,868 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Meson de la Flota 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“as long as you leave us one, ask for one of the three rooms with a balcony overlooking the street.”
MacD-NC, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at front have small balcony and over cobbled street, rooms at back quieter from street noise but not from kitchen noise.”
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.”
jan_vandervliet, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“ask for them to stop turning the water off.”
Cathusmax, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Casa particular Rolando and Marisol, 25 cuc 200m from this hotel”
ZoranDelic, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
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