various towns: "Casa Particulares" Cuba Hotel Tip by K1W1

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For backpackers, accomodation and travel will take the biggest chunk of your budget. There appears to be only 2 options for accom. as the system is regulated so tightly. It`s either hotels or family houses and even then these houses are supposed to be registered. There are not supposed to be any of these in the area of the tourist resorts to compete with the state run hotels though.

Unique Qualities: A typical casa particular will be an ensuite bedroom inside the family home. This gives you the opportunity to see how the people live, see what is available to them and to talk to them about life in Cuba. However, having said that, these families earn USD and therefore will have a better standard of living than those that live on Cuban Pesos.

Price Comparison: least expensive
Theme: Bed and Breakfast

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  • Written Oct 3, 2002
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