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Casa El Balcon

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mignelys & Juan were so friendly, helpful & accommodating. We had dinner on the roof terrace - excellent lobster dinner. Miglnelys arranged a horse ride for us & even exchanged money saving us from standing in a long line at the Cambio. El Balcon is centrally located and close to everything. Wonderful visit all around to Vinales.

Thank Rowersue
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long drive to Viñales we were welcomed by the family, shown our rooms and given some fresh juice to help us relax. The casa is beautifully kept with a great roof terrace for enjoying the sunset over Viñales with one of Juanito's potent mojitos. We requested dinner on our first night, and then again the following nights as...

Thank KerryMig
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vinales is a must see when traveling to Cuba. It was very different from anywhere else that we visited in the country. El Bacon de Mignelys y Juanito was the perfect place to stay for the 2 nights and 3 days that we explored the town. The house is very modern. The rooms are very comfortable and very clean. The...

Thank Veronica C
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa particular, centrally located but relatively quiet, veranda to the lively street and rooftop terrace, great rooms with European Standard, very clean, very good breakfast, best coffee in Cuba we had, very good dinner Option, not only compared with Cuban Standards but European. Best Cocktails in town by friendly but quiet host - El Balcon was one of the best...

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

We'd had a long day travelling and the moment we arrived, we were greeted with open arms and a fresh guava juice on the house. Mignelys and Juanito are brilliant hosts. Mignelys speaks good english and both were helpful when we wanted to explore the town. Being situated so close to the town centre and also providing areas to relax...

Thank Anna L
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great casa! Very clean and well organised in the centre of Vinales (5 minutes walk from the main square). Landlords and very friendly and speaking English. Very helpful regarding excursions, taxi, ... also proposing meals (breakfast and diner). Possibility to but drinks at the casa which make things easy. Loved this place! Thanks for welcoming us :)

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Casa el Balcon is situated a couple of streets back from the main square in Vinales so is ideal for all activities and for the restaurants, bars and the market in Vinales. The casa was extremely clean and our room was modern with a luxurious bathroom (including a power shower). Mignalys was incredibly friendly and helpful, speaking fluent English, making...

Thank nili88
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you expect to stay in a warm casa with friendly Cuban, you are gonna be disappointed. The casa is run by a married couple: the husband doesn't talk much, the wife just asks at what time you want to have breakfast or dinner. You are treated as a tourist to spill money. The casa is quite modern but the...

Thank graziafrontoso
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We really (really) suggest the El Balcon del Ermitano: the owners Jorge and Isolda are extremely nice and can help you with anything. The place is like a little palace compared to others in Vinales. The house is at the top of the road and from the large terrace, we had a great view of the Valley and the Mogotes....

Thank travellingenthusias
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Great shower, clean room, excellent service. They will help you book an array of services (bikes, horseback tour etc), we booked our own taxi collectivo to (beach) and Havana airport, but this is very straightforward in Vinales as everything is close by and if you can't speak Spanish the tourist information centre can speak very good English. Can't recommend the...

Thank Daniel E

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Address: Trejo 48 | 2nd Floor, Vinales, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Pinar del Rio Province > Vinales
Number of rooms: 15
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“The room in the very back of the house was a bit more quiet but we preferred the room in the front with access to the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles veronicacX1181EK, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had the front room and it was spacious, modern & well furnished but any room is fine….you really really want to stay in this place!”
 of 5 bubbles travellingenthusias, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were lucky to get the room at the front of the house with a balcony outside from where you can follow the busy life of a Cuban street.”
 of 5 bubbles Fellini250693, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Front room”
 of 5 bubbles madh963, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There's a nice rooftop that has a pretty good view”
 of 5 bubbles dlaufer, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
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