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Ray's Casa Particular

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Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 9 January 2013

We booked rooms for Casa Maria Elena, when we arrived she said there was a problem and sent us to Casa Ray & Rafa (same building) We stayed here for 3 nights Very nice and cozy department, high ceilings and balcony Decent room, bed not very comfortable Hot shower (sometimes) Towels No room service Bit noisy outside Located in Downtown...

1Thank ColuAvila
Reviewed 25 October 2011

We are very happy to find this casa. Thanks to the owner and his nice friend, and good time spended with them:)

2Thank Grisha
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2011

I stayed at this casa particular just to run away from my busy business schedule. The owner was a great help on the do's and do not's in Havana after dark. Where to go and where to avoid. If you do not know Havana then you must stay at this place.You will not regret it. Its a very central location...

5Thank davidadamsk
Reviewed 8 September 2009

Last month I stayed at Casa Ray for the 10th visit. This casaparticular has declined over the past 2 1/2 years, because Rafael has moved out, and Ray is soon moving to Spain to live with his new husband. In the day time, the hosts take turns dropping in to the rental casa for a few hours per day, but...

11Thank amequa
Mexico City
Reviewed 1 April 2009

I LOVED this place! It is decorated in Grandma/retro-kitsch and Ray himself is a doll. It is also comfortable and the breakfast is good. I suggest calling ahead to confirm the reservation.

2Thank nickarte
Reviewed 5 February 2009

Ray's is a great place. I have stayed there twice. I also checked out the other gay friendly options while in Havana, and Ray's is the best option in town. In relation to what suvariboy from Toronto has to say in his review (based on having spent enough time at Ray's place to see exactly how he does things): you...

Thank fellacutie
Reviewed 10 January 2009

I contacted Ray several times regarding our trip to Havana. We were coming from Varadero, needed a room for one or two nights, and were really looking forward to staying at his place. We'd read a couple of very good reviews, the area was good, and Ray seemed quite nice in the several e-mails that he sent to me. However,...

5Thank suvariboy
Reviewed 8 January 2009

My partner and I first stayed at Ray's place, just for 2 nights, at the end of a trip to Cuba in spring 2007 (where we travelled around Cuba staying at lots of different places). Based on that experience we decided to go back to stay at Ray's for 2 weeks over Xmas 2008. We've seen quite a few casa...

Thank entropic
Reviewed 5 March 2008

Well located for walking everywhere was important to us. Casa Ray is very centrally located in a safe area of Downtown Centro of Havana, in an area densely populated by locals. The hosts are a gay couple who are on site 24/7 and who try to meet your every need. There are 3 large guest rooms. Decor strays toward the...

4Thank Pleasure_Activist

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Huge beautifully restored apartment that takes up the complete second floor of a good-looking building from 1940's in the center of Havana. Walking distance to Malecon, Old City and Downtown. Sunny balcony overlooking Aguila street. Big, high ceiling rooms each with huge antique chandeliers. In a very safe densely populated neighbourhood. English, Spanish and Italian spoken. T.V, VCR, DVD and stereo equipment. Laundry service. Double or Single rooms $25. Great optional breakfast for $3. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ray's Casa Particular

Address: Aguila No 309, piso 2, apartamento 2 | (entre Neptuno y Concordia), Havana, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Ray`s Casa Particular Hotel Havana
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