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New York
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was such a great place to stay. It was walking distance to everywhere we needed to go and near all the great restaurants. The staff was helpful and kind. The place was clean and safe. I would stay here again and again!

Thank ASR37521
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This was such a comfortable place to stay. There was a balcony, living room, three private rooms with bath, small kitchen and patio. Amy was amazing. Great location. I highly recommend it. You can have zero interaction or lots, depends on your style.

Thank msmejkal
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Hostal Leonel - it is clean, safe and has its perfect location. We got a lot of recommendations where to go, what to do etc. The family and staff are very friendly and they help you with everything (e.g. organizing the trip). Only, the breakfast was the worst we had in Kuba, so I...

Thank eckuito
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Casa Leonel is a good place in the middle of Habana Viejo. You can walk to the Malecon (waterfront), the Cathedral square and plaza Central from there. Also, the famous Obispo is near. The host, Amy, is very nice and the breakfast is the best. The rooms are basic, but very nice. So is the balcony and terrace from which...

1Thank Martijn710
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Hostal Leonel was full at arrival. We were moved to the sister's house without any notice in advance. The sisters house was ok, too. But ince we deliberately chose Hostal Leonel for our stay in Havanna, we were disappointed.

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 13 August 2015

After our wedding in July 2015 we decided to visit Havana without making any bookings and without planning our trip in details. We were lucky and taxi driver drove us from the airport to Leonel's house. He speaks English very well and he is such a pleasant and responsive person. In 10 minutes he helped us to find very good...

1Thank Nataliya_Ulyanova
Geetbets, Belgium
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We booked here 3 nights. They took really good care of us. They even surprised me with a birthday cake on my birthday. The owners are so friendly, helpful and very. We can absolutely recommend this hostel.

Thank Greet G
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Very good location in Habana vieja, spacious bed- and bathroom. Breakfast was okay but not something special. Fresh fruits and the typical tortilla (of eggs) in bread. Very friendly owners, especially Nivia (has rooms in the 2nd floor; Casa Leonel is actually in the 3rd floor but they work together). Nivia is a very helpful persons in all things, e.g....

1Thank Jorine P
Reviewed 3 April 2015

We originally booked for 3 nights, but changed to 1 night well before we arrived. When we arrived, after lugging our suitcases up 3 long, steep flights of stairs, we were told that the room is actually at a different apartment. Why? Because we only booked one night. Why didn't she tell us that when we booked so we could...

2Thank calgaryjim
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We stayed 3 nights in Hostal Leonel and it was great! The location in Havana Vieja is perfect to discover the city. The Hostal is super clean and the family is adorable :) They help you out to make further reservations/cancellations and give you good tips where to go,eat,drink etc. They'd do everything to make you feel at ease and...

Thank Catherine M

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Our hostel is located in the heart of this wonderful city, parallel to the street Bishop Boulevard in the Historic Center of Old Havana. From this location, you will be just a few meters around Central Park, the Malecón, the "Bodeguita del Medio", the "Plaza Vieja", the "Cathedral Square", "The Capitol", "The Tobacco Factory Partagas", the "Grand Theater of Havana" and many other historical sites and museums, for example, where every foreign visitor would like to hear. In our hostel, you will find above all, a place where we will offer the best to give you an excellent stay in our country wishing to explore the irresistible vitality of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Leonel

Address: O"Reilly 362 entre Habana y Compostela, apartamento 3 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba (Formerly Casa Particular Leonel)
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Price Range: £21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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