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Casa Melvis

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The apartment is old but it's clean and well maintained. It is in a good location (right in old Havana), close to everything (e.g. restaurants, Obispo Street). Because the apartment is on the 8th floor, it offers great surrounding views of the old Havana (e.g. Morro Castle). There are 2 balconies and they are great for hanging out and people...

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USA
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We just spent a week at Casa Melvis. It was wonderful! Located in Old Havana, this accommodation was perfect for us. We explored Old Havana for several days: taking photos of people and the architecture and visiting historical sights. Casa Melvis has A/C in both bedrooms, reasonable rates and fantastic views of the city. Located on the 8th floor, you...

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice appartement with 2 seperate bedrooms, a kitchen and a large living. It's located in the center of old Havana. It has a breathtaking view over Havana. It's possible to have a wonderful breakfast which is made bij Melvis only for 5 CUK. We had a great time here.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

For our very first visit to Cuba and to Havana, I researched accommodation long and hard and all the reviews for Casa Melvis told me we should stay here, and those reviews were not wrong at all! A big mention has to go to Lisi, as well as to Melvis. From the first enquiry to arrival, they could not have...

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Queridos amigos. Había escrito un comentario extenso pero de momento no lo veo publicado, así que vuelvo a escribirle con...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We feel very fortunate to have had a week to enjoy Melvis House. The rooms were so clean and the breakfasts were so yummy. That would have been enough to make it great. And then there was the view from the 8th floor balconies of the fort and the harbor and the life in the street below. Wow! Most amazing,...

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Le agradezco sobremanera sus elogios y trabajamos en equipo toda la familia para que los visitantes se sientan bien, como...

Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Flat is comfortable, the view is impressive. Very close to old city, 10min walk. Ovner is super friendly, gave a lot of good suggestions about travelling in Cuba. Breakfast is very good, served with care. Two seperate bedrooms, one of it has a balcony that lets you see the colorfull life of Havana.

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CasaMelvis, Propietario at Casa Melvis, responded to this review
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Saludos para usted y su familia. Le agradezco sus comentarios y estoy muy feliz de que le haya gustado la...

Reviewed 23 December 2015

Staying at Casa Melvis was like visiting Cuba to stay with a great friend. The hosts are warm and keen to make sure that your stay in Cuba is comfortable and fun! Jorgito's breakfast was a feast and never failed to impress. Melvis kindly agreed to make us dinner most nights - delicious home made cuban food! Bedrooms are clean...

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Es tan agradable recibir elogios del trabajo, que no puedo más que agradacer con un abrazo grande y familiar. Nosotros...

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Had it not been for Melvis, Lisi, Jorgito and the rest of team Melvis, our trip to Havana would never have been as exceptional as it was. The view from the balcony is spectacular, and the neighborhood gives you the feeling that you are one of the locals. We were within walking distance of everything. Every morning, chefs Jorgito and...

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Querida Erikka, menos mal que con ustedes no tendré que usar un traductor y puedes entender como nadie los problemas...

Melbourne
Reviewed 28 September 2015

My husband, adult children and I stayed at Casa Melvis for wonderful week. The apartment was exactly as in the photos, the view was out of the world and Melvis' hospitality was unexpected and incredible. She, and her family, welcomed us with with freshly squeezed guava juice and incredible warmth. The apartment was serviced daily by a wonderful woman and...

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CasaMelvis, Propietario at Casa Melvis, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such beautiful comment! For me it was also a pleasure to have you at home, you were a lovely family, my first guests from South Africa, with kangaroos lol From the first day we did a great empathy. I hope you return someday my dear friends, kind regards, Melvis :)

Northern Ireland
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We unfortunately could not stay in Casa Melvis as it was fully booked, but Lisi was so kind to help us find another casa. She recommended Casa Jorge (does not have tripadvisor yet), which is on the same street as Casa Melvis. We were so impressed with this casa, and would not have found it without the help of Lisi....

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Pues que bien que podemos ayudar a ubicar algunos clientes que llegan a veces y ya estamos ocupados, la verdad...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious fully independent department built in the 50's. It has two bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom and terrace overlooking the Morro Bay. Located in the historic center of Old Havana and about 300 meters from the sea. They offer other services not included as lunch, dinner and washing your clothes ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Melvis

Address: Aguiar #114 Apto 801 | between Chacón and Cuarteles, Havana 10100, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Price Range: £17 - £21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“If you are light sleeper then sleep in the bedroom without the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewHills, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“One room has a balcony, both have great views over havana.”
 of 5 bubbles EmmaM957, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Book the full apartment (it has two rooms), breakfast is wonderful and well worth the small fee ($5 CUC PP)”
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 of 5 bubbles ScottT986, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“This is an apartment so you should rent the whole thing.”
 of 5 bubbles planetportrait, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“deposit box is in the room with balcony but the other bedroom is more quiet, I'd say rent all apartment if you can afford it.”
 of 5 bubbles mmelano, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
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