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Buena Vista Social Club

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Touristy, Crowded, but Fun

We visited on Oct. 30. I made the booking online and was able to book with a credit card. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
djholloway50
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Clinton Township, Michigan
A fun evenings entertainment

Ok so yes, this is a tourist place but we had never been under any other illusion. We discussed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary E
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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“conga line”(8 reviews)
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Zulueta 660 Apodaca y Gloria, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

What a fun night of music! This was recommended as an alternative to the more famous but campy Tropicana show. Great decision. The music was great.

Thank nancyandmatthewt2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were at this restaurant during the day and enjoyed a wonderful lunch. Great food, great music, but when the bill arrived, not so good. I had asked the waitress for a side order of fries and rice for my 4 year old son, instead...More

1  Thank Inspiration10658
Reviewed 6 days ago

Agreed: very touristy, overpriced...the food and music were OK but this was not at all what we expected. “50th anniversary show” happens every night. The locals who drew us in were not there...obviously on commission somehow....Beware.

Thank jill P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The concert of those singers and musicians (whether they were the "true" Buena Vista or not) was great and I really enjoyed the music. But there was no show really (just a couple coming out and dancing every once in a while for a half...More

1  Thank Ello V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This now has no resemblance to the club we saw in the film . It is now big business you are met by girls in cowboy suits who are not pleasant . The music is now cabaret style with only a couple of original musicians...More

Thank IndiaKate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Entertainment was good but food was expensive for what you got. Obviously pay high commission to anybody who brings tourists in as did our taxi driver. Found another show for 10 cuc cover charge near city square just as good so it pays to look...More

3  Thank E718ZZscottr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cheesy cabaret type show. We could have been in a suburban RSL club back home in Sydney. The performers do their best to entertain the tourists and get the audience involved but it really wasn't for us. The female dancers had not...More

Thank Robyn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on Oct. 30. I made the booking online and was able to book with a credit card. We were on the RCCL and the dock was a short distance away. You could walk it. but we took a cab for 12CUC. There was...More

Thank djholloway50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok so yes, this is a tourist place but we had never been under any other illusion. We discussed this with a local guide and he said it was a fun evening out, which we would agree with. As with most dinner and show packages,...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of memorabilia, traditional Cuban music and great dancers. The entertainers were yesterdays Grammy Award winners and needed to tone down the volume and create some variety. I would not recommend this evening to anyone. We were never told that a full plate of food...More

2  Thank JaDaKe37
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Annie86NewJersey
19 November 2018|
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Response from pdrlbrrn | Reviewed this property |
We did the Buena Vista Club organized by the cruise ship because we didn’t know what to expect. There is a video call the Buena Vista Club it’s a great story about the Club and music. I do recommend if with a group buy a... More
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Janice C
26 October 2018|
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Response from zang5zang | Reviewed this property |
our tour guide booked for us. we had a private tour and he made all our arrangements for the entire trip. I would highly recommend having a guide.
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Mscott29
11 July 2018|
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Response from gatisdelux | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but check just in case. Great show! Food not good; don't bother eating there
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