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Hostal el Chef

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Beirut
Reviewed 10 July 2013

This is no doubt a hostel where you really get a five star treatment. The rooms are big, with individual bathrooms, immaculately clean. They have 3 rooms, which is quite uncommon in trinidad. We had a terrace with a view of whole trinidad and even chairs for sun bathing on the rooftop. The service is excellent, and the food is...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 18 May 2013

Many thanks you for your lovely warmth, friendliness, food and help!! My friend and I stayed only one night but it was enough to get to know this wonderful family and their super beautiful Casa particular. It is located within walking distance of Casa de la Musica, which should not be missed!

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Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Every good thing that others have said on this page about Emelio, Fatima and their wonderful Hostal El Chef is 100% true. This is the best 'casa particular' in Cuba, no question about it. My wife and I and another couple from Perth in Western Australia emailed Emilio in November 2012 asking about accomodation in late March 2013. Emilio came...

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2Thank Peter S
Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We stayed 4 nights in El Chef Hostel. I didn't expected much from the place since in Havana hostels are in bad conditions.This house was just a great surprice for me! Rooms are big, comfortable and very clean.We got fresh sheets and towels every day.(in hostel!!!).We had a room with nice tarace, so every night after dinner we could relaxed...

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Zory, Poland
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Hostal El Chef is the best place in the whole of Cuba. I was in a lot of hotels and nowhere I felt like in this house. It's located 5 minutes to the main place (casa de la musica). Here, you'll feel like in a 5-star hotel, but also in a very family atmosphere. Emilio and his wife Fatima care...

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Solna, Sweden
Reviewed 22 February 2013

We stayed 6 nights and experienced a warm hospitality. Nice and clean rooms and the food is something really extra. Emilio is a true chef. Ask for his roasted pork. It's delicious. An extra advantage: The Cubanacan bus to and fro Havanna stops just a block away.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 October 2012

We stayed two nights with my husband in this B&B while in our honeymoon in June 2012. The house is big, the owner and his family leave on the ground floor. The first floor (top floor) is used for the B&B's rental bedrooms. Our bedroom was big enough, clean and in en-suite. One door was opening to a lovely terrace...

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London
Reviewed 26 June 2012

We stayed at Hostel El Chef for three nights in Trinidad and absolutely loved it. Emilio was so welcoming, picking us up from the bus station and carrying our bags to the hostel. The hostel is very conveniently located, only 10 minutes walk from the Casa de la Musica and the main plaza. The rooms in the hostel are absolutely...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 19 January 2012

I arrived to Trinidad late in the evening without resrevations. I was referred to El Chef at the concierge of the 5 star hotel of the city, as they were fully booked for that night. At first I was a bit reluctant to stay at a family house, the concierge at the hotel noticed and suggested I could stay at...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 7 October 2011

Hostal El Chef is without doubt the best hostel in the whole central south of Cuba. Emilio and his family welcomed us in a very nice house with a beautiful garden and from the roof there is a beautiful view over the city towards the Sierra de Escambray mountains. If you stay with Emilio, make sure you take a cocktail...

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Address: Colon #179 entre la calle Frank Pais, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Sancti Spiritus Province > Trinidad
Number of rooms: 3
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“Ask for the rooms with doors out to the balcony :-)”
  • Balcony outside two of the bedrooms
  • Roof balcony
 of 5 bubbles KristinaH560, 26 Jun 2012 | Read review
“the two rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Maynouch, 20 Apr 2011 | Read review
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