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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Our family of seven stayed in 4 rooms in the main house for 2 nights--of all the casas particular we visited in Cuba, this one was the most "hotel-like"--even towels folded into shapes on our beds, and staff wearing shirts with "Casa Vivian y Pablo" embroidered on the front. The house itself was a charming colonial home--lots of construction going...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were made very welcome here in their very comfortable home. They have another building over the road with more rooms in. The balcony there is a fantastic vantage point for the sunset and if you arrange in advance you can have a home cooked meal here. Breakfast is taken in a room in the home and is massive. Big...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I was initially apprehensive about staying a Casa and I was happy to be proved wrong! We arrived in the evening and was greeted warmly by Vivian, who was kind enough to let us choose 2 rooms from the 3 available in the original house. The rooms were clean and spacious enough to allow us to sleep in small double...

1Thank frb70
Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We spent 2 nights saying with Vivian and Pablo. The house was beautiful and the guest room was decorated to high standards. Best shower out of all of the casa's we stayed in in Cuba (it was hot and had pressure)! Pablo cooked the best meal we had of the whole holiday. Very friendly family and staff. We would stay...

2Thank Amanda P
Sackville, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is an excellent hostel and restaurant to eat and stay, Very clean, great service by very friendly people, they make you feel right at home. Food is well prepared, and tasty and excellent service. I would highly recommend Vivian and Pablo Hostel and the location is so central to the Historical Trinidad.

1Thank Gloria M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Casa Vivian y Pablo is a few minutes walk from the Casa de Trova and the central square. It provides a relaxing quiet retreat from the buzzy centre. The owners are very friendly. The food was very good home cooked Cuban food. Our room was comfortable with effective quiet air conditioning and a good hot shower. The whole place was...

1Thank FoodiePenguin
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

The stay at Casa Vivian completely saved our Cuba holiday. After having travelled around Cuba staying in ugly concrete hotels the stay at Casa Vivian was a meeting with the Cuba we had hoped to meet and had been looking for. Great service, good rooms, great and big breakfast and Vivian and Pablo are great hosts and the location -...

1Thank Sanne J
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We were booked in here as part of our tour of Cuba and it was by far the best place we stayed. Everything very new and fresh and clean. We stayed in the house across the small street from the main house where breakfast was served and where it was possible to have dinner. We had dinner here the three...

2Thank LiseBB2014
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Stayed a night here as part of a tour with a private company. Superb location with beautiful views over Trinidad. We recommend dining in-house - the food was spectacular and very cheap! Hosts were amazing and we recommend this establishment without hesitation. (our rooms had full air conditioning!)

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I came with my wife and brother in law and stayed three nights we were in the new accommodation across the road . It was clean and new and very nice with an upstairs terrace .we ate in the main house , you will not find nicer people , charming and helpful . Pablo is a fine chef and produced...

1Thank dennis m

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  • Kitchenette
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Address: Ernsto V. Munoz, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Sancti Spiritus Province > Trinidad
Price Range: £17 - £26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Either of the two rooms at the back of the original house on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles frb70, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper level offer a view of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles gloriam230, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had one of the rooms across the road, on the first floor, just next to the lovely outdoor terrace and it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles LiseBB2014, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Get into the new luxury casa over the road!!”
 of 5 bubbles Janice_Ch_10, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“Room is at the back end of the house so it's quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles MamioMarais, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
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