The Guest House Alta Mar

The guest house Alta Mar is a very large apartment located on the 1st floor of a colonial house facing the sea. It contains two independent apartments located on opposite sides of the owners’one.

The largest apartment (Appt #1) has a lounge, a room with a view on the sea, a very large kitchen, a bathroom (shower, toilet), a dining room with 3 round shape French windows with a superb view on the sea and on the of Malecón Avenue.

The second apartment (Appt #2) has a small kitchen, a bathroom (shower, toilet), a lounge/dining room and a room facing both of them a patio.

Superbly located in the center of Havana (Centro Habana neighborhood), the guest house Altamar is well connected to the 2 other famous neighborhoods of the city (Old Havana and Vedado). It is located at the foot of the Malecón, the famous avenue bordering the sea, in its part called “traditional”.

It is ideally suited for couples, a family or a group of friends because it can be rented by apartment separately or in its entirety. An extra room but without private bathroom may possibly be added to one of the two apartments, with independent access on the long balcony facing the patio. Access to the guest house Altamar is done by a staircase common to the two apartments. The two apartments are independent and separated from each other by two large rooms forming the apartment occupied by the owners.

The house is fully furnished and organized: each apartment has a refrigerator/freezer, a gas stove, a washing machine, an iron and ironing board and a hi-fi.

La maison est entièrement meublée et agencée :  il y a dans chaque appartement un réfrigérateur/congélateur, une cuisinière à gaz, un lave-linge, un fer à repasser et une chaîne hi-fi.

Detailed description of the guest house Altamar:

The large apartment (Appt #1) on the sea side features very broad rooms and a 5 meters height  ceiling except for the bedroom. It has a living room, a dining room with view on the sea, a bedroom with a large double bed, a large kitchen, a bathroom with shower, washbasin and toilet. The house has a modern air conditioning and a fan, a large closet and a French window with indirect view on the sea through the dining room. The dining room opens by three French windows in the form of ark on a long balcony facing the Malecón with view on the sea. It also opens toward the interior of the apartment by two arches on the kitchen and the bedroom.

The balcony of the large apartment is perfect for taking the sun during the day while enjoying the view on the sea and the city. It allows you to sit and watch the fishermen, the pelicans and passers-by; and enjoy the fresh air (” El Terral”) of the Malécon Avenue, where the Havanese love strolling and come there to rest each evening.

The small apartment (Appt #2) on the patio side has large adjoining rooms. It has a lounge/dining room with view on the patio by two French windows, a room with a large double bed, a small kitchen and a bathroom with shower, washbasin and toilet. The house has a modern air conditioning and a fan. It opens by two French windows on a long balcony toward the very quiet patio of the colonial house.

The guest house of Alta Mar is built on a single level, located at the 1st floor of an old colonial house dating from the years 1900. The private life and the safety of visitors is ensured by the fact that each apartment is independent. The house owners (Pedro And Yuya) live temporarily in two large adjoining rooms located between the two apartments of the House. This allows the tranquility and the intimacy of each.

Each apartment of the guest house has a TV, a DVD player and a hi-fi chain. The guest house is clean and safe in a quiet and easily accessible.

This guest  house (Casa Particular) Alta Mar is perfect for people who want to discover the Havana. The district of the city in which it is located (Centro Habana) is popular with Havanese because it is a few meters from the famous Malecón avenue classified by UNESCO in the World Heritage of Humanity. In a walking distance you will find small local markets and supermarkets, family cooked dishes at unbeatable prices in the “cafeterias,” famous paladars appreciated by many celebrities (the Guarida, San Cristobal), restaurants (Casa Miglis, the Abadia) and bars.

The City of Havana is one of most live cities in the world. Enjoy its white sand beaches a few kilometers toward the east (Playas del Este) of its music and its nightlife. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Caribbean, Latin America and Afro-Cuban’s cultures by tasting their different cuisines and share the daily life of the inhabitants. When you will stay in the guest house Alta Mar, you will easily go to the Tropical pace of life of Havana, day after day.

Inside:

  • Ability to home:
    • Large Apartment (Appt #1) sea side: from 1 to 4 people + 2 (if extra house added)
    • Small apartment (Appt #2) patio side: from 1 to 4 people + 2 (if extra house added)
  • Livable surface: 150 m2
  • Inner disposition:
    • Large apartment (Appt #1) sea side: 1 air-conditioned bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 air-conditioned living room, 1 kitchen, 1 dining room with a large balcony on the sea and on the Malecón avenue
    • Small apartment (Appt #2) patio side: 1 air-conditioned bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 living/dining room with air-conditioned, 1 kitchen
  • Bedding :
    • Large Apartment (Appt #1) sea side : 1 double bed + 1 rollaway bed (sofa bed in lounge) + 1 double bed (if extra house added)
    • Small apartment (Appt #2) patio side: 1 double bed + 1 rollaway bed (sofa bed in the lounge) + 1 double bed (if extra house added)
  • Comfort in each apartment: T.V., DVD player, hi-fi chain, cabinets, cupboards, wardrobe, hair-dryer, air conditioners and fans
  • Household equipment in each apartment: crockery/covered, and cookware and dishes, coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster, gas cooker, oven, microwave, refrigerator, freezer, washing machine, iron, ironing board

Services:

  • Transport from the airport by taxi (in general in an American car) up to the guest house (25 CUC)
  • Linen: bed linen, toilet linen , bed linen (2 times/week)
  • Home: housekeeping (3 times/week)
  • Breakfast: 5 CUC/person

Practical informations:

  • Children welcome
  • Pets accepted
  • Coverage mobile telephony
  • Water: cold/hot
  • Electrical voltage: 110V and 220V / 60Hz

The large apartment (Appt #1) on the sea side: 45 CUC per day + 15 CUC if (if extra room added)

The small apartment (Appt #2) on the patio side: 35 CUC per day + 15 CUC if (if extra room added)

The complete house: 70 CUC per day + 15 Cuc if (if extra room added)

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