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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Javier and Barbie are the most amazing and friendly hosts. We are a family of 5 with 3 kids aged 7, 13 and 15 yrs and the incredible hospitality shown to us was an experience in itself. Javier has such great knowledge of Trinidad and will run you through the "not to miss" sights and sounds of his beautiful home... More 

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Gdynia, Poland
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

A truly memorable accommodation. The room is located in the city centre, just few steps from Plaza Mayor, bus stop, travel agencies and the brilliant nightlife. We got a very nice, fully equipped spacious room with bathroom (cold/hot water) and access to patio where we were served meals. Breakfasts were tasty and the dinners prepared by Barbara absolutely delicious. The... More 

1 Thank AniuiSlaju
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Javier takes tremendous pride in offering the best possible stay in Trinidad. You feel like good friends from the beginning. They offer and I recommend the breakfast and/or extravagant dinners. The food is just amazing and the price is better than the cafes! Their little dog is the friendliest and kindest you could ever meet. Trinidad has so many charms... More 

1 Thank Rob R
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Javier is a great host. He was informative, welcoming and had great stories to tell. We had a giant room to ourselves with a wonderful rooftop patio, where we could enjoy the beers that he had stocked in our fridge. The rooms were clean and comfortable. He provided assistance with almost all parts of our trip, including taxis and purchasing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

We arrived in Trinidad expecting to stay for one night but ended up staying for three! We were very comfortable in the room which has a separate entrance and is extremely well located in the centre of town but also quiet (it is down a well-lit side alley). Javier is extremely knowledgeable and well-connected, he loves Trinidad and is keen... More 

1 Thank Sarah_Wick
Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We would count this as our worst night in our two week stay on Cuba. The home was filthy and looked neglected. There were empty beer bottles at the entrance, there was no toilet seat. The painting of the walls looked sloppy and rushed. We could not wait to leave and cut our stay short.

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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Actually Javier didn`t have room available for us. But ha has contact to 10 other rooms and arranged room for us at Hugos place on the other side of the street. But Javier gave us the best service you can wish. When we arrived he told us shortly about the town and what to see and where to find what.... More 

1 Thank Jacob A
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We came to trinidad in high season - 29.12. without reservation! With his organisational talent he managed to find us not only a wonderful casa in the middle of old trinidad, but also found us a taxi back to Varadeiro on the 31.12.!!, thank you very much!

1 Thank ipoh61
Richmond, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Why stayed at Hostal Javier for 4 nights. We were in an apartment which was separate from the main house and up a small alleyway. This meant it was really nice and quiet. There were 2 bedrooms but we only used one as we were travelling as a couple. The bedroom was spacious and the bed comfortable. Air conditioning worked... More 

1 Thank Tracey C
Chicago, Illinois
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132 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is a well kept, well located casa on Trinidad's main street, and whose owners are incredibly helpful. Javier, who speaks good English, will go well out of his way to help all of his clients with any issue; however, because he helps to manage several other casas and taxis, he is somewhat overextended and has said he intends to... More 

Thank Pentwater--summerjoy

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Our casa particular is locate near the historical center. We rent 3 rooms in 2 houses one of them is a colonial house and was built in 1790 and in this house we rent one private ventilated and large room, the other house is modern and private and in this house we rent 2 ventilated and comfortable rooms, every room have private bath and air conditioned. We also offer water heating. Each room consisting of two queen beds, fitting into a nice king bed by running them together in a nice way if necessary. We also count up in our hostel with a terrace ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal-Javier

Address: Antonio Maceo No 538 | Antonio Maceo (Gutierrez) No. 538 E/ Simon Bolivar (Desengano) And Piro Guinart ( Boca), Trinidad 62600, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Sancti Spiritus Province > Trinidad
Price Range: $30 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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