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Only by car

Miramar is the residential part of Havana with large mansions and houses. This part is 10 minutes... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Daniel19721972
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Leuven, Belgium
Passable experience

Passed by a multiple embassies while rented a classic car, stopped at the park with Banyan trees... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Karaoshkin
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the homes have been turned into businesses including B and Bs. These homes have been in the families for many generations. When Castro was in power, no private property could be bought or sold. The homes we saw have been well maintained.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 502deborahr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the embassy/tech district, and the hotels there have shuttles that work some of the time (lol). Lots of dysfunction in Cuba, and Cubans take it in stride. Not working is a common theme and not knowing or worrying when it will work is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired Havana Oceanfront Condo which was a brilliant place to stay. There were six of us and it was spotless, roomy and had three good bedrooms. Maria and Cesar (caretakers) were very helpful and friendly and provided a great breakfast most mornings if we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank willden-12
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Miramar was one of the last neighborhoods to be constructed before the revolution and it seems like the ones in best shape. Many of the old mansions are being used as embassys and government offices. Its fifth avenue looks at time like Miami , which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mmo5
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Miramar is the residential part of Havana with large mansions and houses. This part is 10 minutes drive from the Malecon You can have a look on the houses from the street, search for the russian concrete building

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Stay here if you want peace and quiet and a more suburban, green and leafy glimpse of Havana. If you're easily bored and want more action, then stick to Habana Vieja. There are many business hotels here for conferences, and this is where you find...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kristine S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The old residential area of ​​luxury and emblematic for the embassies that reside in Havana, looks careless and lacks maintenance, no doubt Havana is not a recommended place to visit, but if it is already there try to enjoy it

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank T6731MAluiss
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We jumped off the Hop On Hop Off Bus here and ate lunch at Amelias in the Trade Center. The food was good and the beers cold! Watched a photographer doing some magazine shots with live models and met some locals that were eating on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Passed by a multiple embassies while rented a classic car, stopped at the park with Banyan trees. Russian embassy was the most stand out due to its symbolic design

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Karaoshkin
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Lovely area - embassies hotels and so forth, but always for me the real Cuba is deeper inside the city.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from 31rond | Reviewed this property |
I would go back in a minute. Go enjoy the culture and people.
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No beach, but great seaside. The Melia has a super reputation but is Expensive these days. We were happy with the three star hotel Copacabana which ahs a great seaside pool and even a somewhat dilapidated seawater pool as... More
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