Hostels in Santa Clara, Cuba

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Hostels in Santa Clara

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"…The house also has an interior patio, terrace, and smoking area. Vista Villuendas Terms and Condition: Cancellation Policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you … More
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Hotels in Santa Clara

Juan Bruno Zayas (Norte) No. 255 entr Berenguer y Padre Tudurí ... More

Guest Houses in Santa Clara

"…The apartment has a balcony, a living room, dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a terrace with a city panoramic view. The friendly hosts offer breakfast and garage service. Hyggelig hostel: … More
"Large and clean accommodation area. Nice and friendly owner. - Good location for sightseeing. Large and clean accommodation area. Nice and friendly owner." …"…-Laundry. -24 hours a day reception. - … More
"…SE Charity In The guests have in their room two comfortable double beds, comfortable and old, private bathroom with hot and cold water, TV, air conditioning, fan, refrigerator stocked with beer, … More
"…Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes included. Breakfast not included - 5 CUC per person per day. General: No curfew." …"From the Havana airport … More
"…It has a nice living room, dining room courtyard, and bedrooms. All rooms are decorated according to Renaissance style. Despite the house is relatively new, it is run for the same staff of Casa … More
"…One of them has two beds and the other has a double bed. Room service includes cleaning, linen and towels. Services and Facilities The house has an indoor garden with plants and chairs where … More
"…General: 24 hours reception. No curfew No special conditions" …"The nearest airport is Jose Gonzalez , 55 km from the accommodation ." …Calle Céspedes #65a e / Maceo y Unión More
"…To access the rooms it is not to take stairs. We have a very well located terrace with a balcony where you can enjoy beautiful views of the city, we also have a central patio with its corridor … More
"…General: 24 hours reception. No curfew The maximum period of stay is of 14 days" …"Airport: Abel Santa María: It is located outside of the city, 15 km away on Carretera de Maleza. 15 … More

Apartments in Santa Clara

"…It is included towels, besides laundry service, Wifi, breakfast, map of the city, etc. it is not restricted schedules of entrance. There is a parking. Hostal Gloria 106 policies and conditions … More

Hostels in Santa Clara, Cuba

3 hostels available. Prices start from $9 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Santa Clara (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Santa Clara.

If Havana is the fifties-themed romantic blockbuster, with cinematic backdrops and faded glamour, then Santa Clara is the left-field indie flick full of characters and unassuming charm.

There are certainly more beautiful places to see in Cuba, but Santa Clara offers something genuine and authentic away from the standard tourist trail that more than makes up for its less than stunning appearance. The focal point of the city is its main square -- lively Parque Vidal. Centered around a (frequently used) bandstand, this tree-lined plaza is the place to be on any evening but it gets especially busy on weekends when street sellers emerge, families take their children to ride in miniature goat-drawn carriages, and a big screen often blasts out music to appease teenage revelers.

The city is famed for its connections to Ernesto "Che" Guevara and as a major site in the Cuban Revolution. The Monumento al Tomo del Tren Blindado is a tiny museum housed in a series of boxcars, which marks the site and tells the story of the attack on President Batista’s troops, who were traveling in an armored train successfully derailed by Che’s men. Visitors should not miss the Che Guevara Monument and Mausoleum, where there is also a small but highly informative museum dedicated to the revered revolutionary.

Santa Clara does seem have a more liberal outlook than some other cities in Cuba. There is an active gay scene here and drag shows are popular. It is also big on arts, theater, and live music. On weekends enthusiastic bands play to a mainly local audience outside the theater and the Casa de la Cultura; be warned, though -- the happy crowd will only too gladly drag you in for a spot of Salsa!

Surprisingly, most businesses around Parque Vidal only accept the Cuban Peso, rather than the CUC (Convertible Peso, introduced as a tourist currency). This means that things are incredibly cheap -- for a few cents, you can enjoy a take-away mojito from a stall, a hot roast pork sandwich, and any number of snacks or treats.

Horse and cart is still a major mode of transport here -- the rickety carriages act as a very cheap collective taxi service around town, as do the marginally more modern "moto-taxis" and "bici-taxis." The Viazul tourist bus station is a cab ride away from the center. There is also a train station, which infrequently links Santa Clara with Santiago and Havana, but trying to decipher any sort of schedule requires excellent Spanish and a lot of patience!

As with Cuba in general, places listed as hostels in Santa Clara tend to be more like home-stays where you pay for a room in a family home. Such Santa Clara hostels, however, are dotted all over the city, with plenty of options within easy reach of the center.

Written by local enthusiast for Santa Clara hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Santa Clara hostels Laura T

Santa Clara Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Santa Clara, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 3
Average private room price $22
Party hostels in Santa Clara Hostal de Lujo Buena Vida (1 in total)

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