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Reviewed 1 week ago

Simon and his family were extremely helpful and very kind. They provided us with information on how to navigate through Cuba, arranged for us to have to have access to a cell phone, and ensured we had reliable transportation between each of the cities we visited. Also, they provided drinks and meals at a very reasonable price. We look forward... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ask if you will be staying in one of the pictured rooms. We were taken two houses down to a house with no toilet seat covers and room with a cage and a padlock securing the entrance where my children were supposed to sleep. By the time we realized the situation, the taxi had left, we were in a remote... More 

Thank 649uktraveler
Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2016

we (my wife our 8 year old daughter and me) stayed at hostal Simon for 1 night and really had a great experience. we had a 2 bedroom apartment with kitchen and bathroom which was very clean and air conditioned. the hosts took wonderful care of us, serving fresh vegetarian food - being vegetarian is a challenge in Cuba- their... More 

Thank Alok S
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Reviewed 12 February 2015

myself and 3 friends stayed at casa simon for one night recently and had a great time. we were served excellent food. Simons family and particularly his daughter Adalys were great hosts. The casa is itself is unique -- built entirely by Simon and is very quirky and cosy. Also my friend became ill during the night and Simon and... More 

Thank Mark B
Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2014

My husband and I stayed at Hostal Simon for one night on the way from Santiago de Cuba to La Havana. Just one night , but we will never forget such a nice experience at this cozy , comfortable hostal. When arriving at Hostal Simon, we were welcomed with a warm smile of Simon and his daughter Adalys .Immediately offered... More 

Thank miru567
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

Me and my husband stayed with Simon and his family on 3 different occasions during our 3 week trip in Cuba. Hostal Simon is the best place we have stayed in Cuba. (We stayed in 4 other cities/casa particulars in Cuba). The hostal is located in a quiet neighbourhood on the outskirts of Santa Clara and is just a short... More 

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Maulburg, Germany
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Reviewed 6 May 2012

This is a beautiful, small casa particular. It is in a quiet location near the university. From the outside it looks unimpressive. But when they open the gate , you will be delighted. There is a nice courtyard with a lot of plants and trees. Your bungalow is in the garden. It is equipped with a sleeping room, small bath... More 

Thank Manjana V

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The apart-hotel "HOSTAL-Simon" is a safe and comfortable retreat, offering guests a cozy and friendly family atmosphere to guarantee a pleasant stay, with different types of accommodation, suitable for those seeking tranquility and constant attention ... with the most complete and economical package of services.... Their RATES ARE ALWAYS NEGOTIABLE! Accepts travelers passing through one night and also others who come for longer periods ... As exclusivity that makes the difference and complements especially in the apart-hotel "HOSTAL-Simon" a very practical and economical service is included with the transport of the family for: 1. Welcome and / or farewell client in airports, bus stations or elsewhere in Cuba that is previously agreed by email or phone. 2. Guided tour "PATH FOR CHE" to visit and learn the most important historical, cultural and tourist sites in Santa Clara. 3. Guidance, advice and management to use the most appropriate transportation options in the itinerary of tourists throughout Cuba. 4. Coordination of reservations, transportation and reception in the accommodation of the different Cuban cities. The apart-hotel "HOSTAL-Simon" is at # 619 7th Street, between 6th and 8th Cast University of Santa Clara in Villa Clara, a 10-minute drive from the Central Plaza "Parque Leoncio Vidal" and 15 minutes the "Abel Santa Maria" International Airport. In the geographical coordinates 22.432867-N, -79.904962-O. Professionalism, absolute discretion and experience over twenty years in this activity, coupled with the exceptional conditions of privacy and location in the center of Cuba, make this a preferred option with very good value. Many tourists take as a base camp this facility and leave every morning in different directions to visit the attractions of other locations, saving in the cost of housing, making better use of their time and reducing the mileage: APPROXIMATE DISTANCES FROM THE APARTHOTEL "HOSTAL-SIMON" COURSE LOCATION DISTANCE KM Havana (NW) 300 Remedios (NE) 35 Caibarien (NE) 45 Cayo "Santa Maria (NE) 95 Cayo "The Witches" (NE) 65 Cienfuegos (SW) 70 Trinidad Cienfuegos (SW) 140 By Topes (S) 110 By Guinia (S) 95 S. Spiritus (SE) 155 Varadero W 200 This building of two floors in the area of ​​the Central University "Marta Abreu" has 5 capacities (bungalows) such as "separate cottages" and autonomous, with direct access from the street through the inner courtyard garden with lawn and ornamental plants and indoor parking spaces for five cars. In addition to the air-conditioned bedroom (with possibility of increase in the amount of their beds), each cabin has its entrance room, individual bathroom with hot water, its Pantry-kitchen with plateau and enabled with stove and refrigerator ... Referring to availability and according to the composition and interests of the group, in each of the 5 bungalows can be enabled beds for extra guests or when the customer decides to incorporate new companions. In the 460 m2 protected by high perimeter wall that has the property, you can enjoy a nice break in the tables and swing the gardens, on balconies, in the small private indoor pool, rooftop and other areas enabled for dining and personalized cocktail that is provided. While working to please all tastes, the specialty cuisine is excellent Creole food preparation in view of the customer in the Pantry-parrillada Central and / or charcoal barbecue in the garden. On request laundry and ironing of personal clothing is provided. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aparthotel "Hostel-Simon"

Address: Street Calle 7ma # 619 / 6ta & 8va, Reparto Universitario, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba (Formerly Casa Hostal Simon)
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Santa Clara
Price Range: £12 - £16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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