Sweet Habana, your home in CubaDining room with a large glass window
Sweet Habana: your welcoming home in Cuba.
Sweet Habana: your welcoming home in Cuba.

Entire home/apt

5 guests

2 bedrooms

3 beds
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Comfortable, entire apartment on first floor for family vacation rental, luminous, well ventilated and fully air-conditioned, located very central in Vedado neighborhood, near the Havana University, Habana Libre and Nacional hotels, many restaurants, clubs, theaters & other attractions; well equipped kitchen with a variety of electric appliances, cookware and dinner service. Bathroom with hot and cold water, clean and fresh towels, hair dryer and toiletries. A local cell phone is provided.

The space

Comfortable and entire apartment on first floor for family vacation rental, located very central in Vedado neighborhood, on L street just one block from La Rampa famous boulevard, where WiFi service is available 7/24. Sweet Habana is just 3 blocks away from the Malecon seafront avenue, the spectacular promenade beside the ocean and a nice place to stroll along at sunset or to meet the locals. Very close to Habana Libre, Nacional and Capri hotels, private and government restaurants and cafeterias as El Litoral, Waoo!, Cibo, La Torre, Coppelia ice-cream parlor; lots of clubs, cinemas, theaters & many other attractions.
The Check-in and Check-out hours are flexible. In the listing information they are fixed to be able to block those days from future booking inquiries.
Sweet Habana apartment is very clean and secure, luminous, well ventilated and fully air-conditioned.
The living room has a TV with local channels and opens to a balcony; the dining room has seats for 6 and a large glass window. The kitchen is well equipped with microwave oven, gas stove with oven, a two-door refrigerator and a variety of electric appliances, cookware and dinner service.
There are 2 bedrooms with air conditioning and ceiling fans. The master bedroom has double bed, TV and DVD player. It has direct access to the bathroom. The second bedroom has a convenient double and a single bunk beds.
The bathroom has a walk-in shower, hair dryer and hot and cold water. Clean and fresh bedding and bath, face and hand towels are provided as well as shampoo, soap and toilet tissue.
Washer, iron and hanging lines are provided. There is smoke detector, Safety card and First Aid Kit. A land line phone for local calls and a local cell phone with (10 cuc) credit are available for the use of the guests.

Guest access

The entire apartment is available for guests with the exception of the locked areas, reserved by the owner for storage

Interaction with guests

Sweet Habana's team is available for interacting with guests:

Adriana and/or Lourdes would receive and give you the required orientation for the apartment's use and also would recommend places to see and eat at, especially in the vicinity of the apartment. You will be provided with their mobile numbers and they will be available to help you at any time.

Maria Elena is the housekeeper. Ernesto is in charge of solving any maintenance issue. Both are under Lourdes ´s supervision.

Other things to note

The building has wireless intercom. Parking is allowed on the street and there is a controlled parking area next to the building (tips are expected). Internet access is available at the hotels. WiFi is also available all along La Rampa Boulevard using a pre-paid card. No elevator in the building, no easy access for persons with disabilities.


The space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Property type: Apartment
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: 156 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 1 single bed

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM

We appreciate our guests to have an ethical behavior. There are other family apartments in the building then we ask please, do not make unnecessary noises or play loud music. Smoking is not allowed in the apartment, do it at the balcony instead. Pets are not allowed.

In general Cubans are very friendly and like to talk and socialize with visitors. However, it is interesting to note that in tourist areas it is common to find some persons who try to take advantage of foreign tourists. Guests should be very careful allowing other persons into the apartment. Guests are responsible for any offense that could happen in the apartment.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

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Benet User Profile
June 2017
This is a great apartment in a great location. On hot days, the air conditioning was greatly appreciated. The kitchen is fully equipped and Maria was kind enough to have eggs, bread, butter and water in the fridge. There was also Cuban coffee and a coffee maker. It's conveniently located across the street from the Habana Libre Hotel, where there were plenty of cabs and a place to change money and buy drinks and snacks. And the Hop On Hop Off bus had a stop right across the street. And the Malecon, Coppelia's Ice Cream and a street market were nearby, along with great restaurants (Waoo Cafe and Cafe Laurent). This is a great place to rent!

Raquel User Profile
May 2017
The moment you walk into Maria's apartment in centrally located Vedado, it becomes apparent why she is a super-host: it's all in the details. From the bottles of water, eggs, and bread in the fridge, to the local cell phone (loaded with 10CUCs), and well-equipped bathroom, Maria empathizes with what every visitor to Havana and her home might need and desire. Even for those of us familiar with the city, Maria's home is a home-base that rivals that of the best hotels in the city. Trust. Adriana was responsive and Lourdes, who I met as we were leaving, was charming. I can't say enough about Sweet Habana. It's a gem of a place. We can't wait to return!

Natalie User Profile
May 2017
Affordable and amazing, close proximity to everything. Adriana was extremely helpful, her boyfriend drove us to and from the airport. The apartment is adorable and clean. It's in a touristy area but convenient for walking places/getting taxis to anywhere.

Shanah User Profile
April 2017
We had an amazing time at Sweet Habana. Maria and her staff were easy to communicate with, helped arrange reservations at restaurants before our arrival, and at our request had flowers and drinks awaiting us for our friends bday. The Cuban cellphone with $10 credits helped us stay in contact w tour guides and arrange things while we explored Havana. The house was clean, well furnished, comfortable, and was great location in Vedado. We had everything we needed or wanted. We would love to stay here again.

Shawn User Profile
April 2017
The place was great. In a nice area and very nice. The hosts were extremely helpful from start to finish

Wagahta User Profile
April 2017
Amazing team! Thank you all for everything. I enjoyed my stay here and do plan to come back in the future. Home/location was just as described.

Emily User Profile
March 2017
We loved our stay at Sweet Habana! The house is extremely well located--many popular tourist destinations are within walking distance as are local restaurants and jazz clubs. In addition, it is very easy to hail a taxi for trips to Miramar, other neighborhoods or the beach. The hosts, Maria and Lourdes, are excellent! They are easily reached by phone or email and are gracious, accommodating hosts. The next time we visit Havana, we will definitely stay at Sweet Habana again!

Cozumel, MexicoJoined in June 2013
Maria User ProfileMaria is a superhost.

I´m a Cuban retired Engineer, happily married for more than 40 years; my husband and I have two loved children and three beautiful granddaughters.

While we are living in Cozumel I would like to share my cozy apartment in Havana with other families that would care about it and would like to discover and enjoy the beauty of my city and the whole country.

Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
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