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Aurora, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful place to stay ..the casa itself was our best experience in Havana. Friendly and authentic people working to make us feel so welcome. Our room was in the back, we had our bathroom. Confortable, clean,with air conditioning.We love to spend time with others on the balcony. We had breakfast which their homemade juice was excellent. Although we could have...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

"Petro" as called by her daughter Rosa is the grandma, always active especially for cooking. We also met Rosas's son who gave us good advises and advanced us 85 CUC till we find a Cambio ! And breakfast in the family dining room are worth the trip, good, huge and nice to discuss with other travelers ! Rosa welcomed us...

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in casa Petronila for four days and it was amazing! Petronila, Rosabel and her son have been lovley and helpful people. The room was very clean. Each morning rosabel and petronila served a fresh and rich breakfast. Thank you for everything, we had a pleasant stay in Havana.

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My original booking at another residence was delayed thanks to being trapped in Fort Lauderdale airport during the shooting (a lengthy story!). However, my original host managed to book me in here for 2 nights and I enjoyed my stay so much I extended it for another two more. Lovely welcoming family and despite my basic Spanish, I formed a...

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stayed at Casa Petronila for 4 nights, around New Years. We were very pleased with our experience. The casa was very clean. The area is quiet and people in the building are very friendly. The casa is in El Vedado, which is about 10 minute taxi ride to Old Havana, but in walking distance to cool tourist attractions like...

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

The highlight of our stay at Casa Petronila was definitely the friendly and helpful hosts, who did our laundry and helped arrange drivers etc., but most of all just made us feel like home. The rooms were prettu nice and roomy, with safety box, fridge and the basics. Coming from Finland I'm used to showers with plenty of warm water...

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Very good room and 5 star breakfast (the coffee!!!!) at the house of the very nice Petronella y Rosabel. In a quiet place in Vedado, close by 23th. The bed is very good quality, the rooms quiet and clean. The terras has a lot of plants. The appartment is protected from noise and other influences by a lot of trees.

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Vantaa, Finland
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I spent at first four days and then later two more days in Casa Petronila in november -16. I have nothing but good to say about this casa. Breakfast was excellent and people running this place were charming. They were willing to help in everything that I needed, transportations, accommodation and travel documents, without asking money for the help. I...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

I have absolutely no regrets about staying at this house! Petronila and her daughters made our experience very hospitable. They always made sure we were fed and helped us to plan our activities in Havana. I felt apart of the family even though I didn't speak Spanish; I was like a son in their presence. They will source taxis to...

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Québec
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Warm welcome by Petronila, our charming 80-year-old host. Fair price for great rooms (we came back a few days latter and were hosted in a different one) with fan and air conditioning. Petronila and her daughter were very helpful, providing us with filtered water on demand (and water was an absolute and abundant necessity at that time of year) at...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Petronila Homestay is a first floor apartment with two bedrooms for rent, each with private bathroom. It is located centrally in "El Vedado,” from where is easy to get for all places in Havana. The spacious private rooms are highly comfortable, clean, and safe. Petronila Homestay offers an excellent accommodation year round for short & long-term stays. Thanks to their expertise, kindness, and flexibility in receiving guests, you will feel "like you're at home.” ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Petronila

Address: #272 Apto. 6 E/17 & 19 Vedado 20, Havana 10400, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Price Range: $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“A good address confirming time after time his good value for the money.”
 of 5 bubbles Mick_Dur, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“In Cuba, casa particular hosts have a tendency of overbooking rooms whose guests have not confirmed there arrival the day before.”
 of 5 bubbles Fomor, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you can get the front room that shares opens up to the patio, do it!”
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  • We took the sheets off th bed when we were leaving. So that was our mess.
  • Our room walked out into the balcony.
 of 5 bubbles caralynne31, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Most people book with them through Casa de Ana Maria, because she's incredibly popular and doesn't have enough space. Tell Ana Maria your needs (single bed, double bed, etc.) and you'll have whatever you need at Casa Petronila.”
 of 5 bubbles cameronbreslin, 23 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The room with the separate bathroom and the separate door.”
 of 5 bubbles PeerW199, 24 Feb 2014 | Read review
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