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Want A Taste Of Old Havana? These Chic Airbnbs In Cuba Make The Perfect Travel Homes

#1: A colonial house in Vedado, Havana
Built in 1904, this well-preserved establishment is painted a cheery aqua green and spans two storeys, and can comfortably accommodate six people in its three bedrooms. It’s in the El Vedado neighbourhood, which is close to many popular restaurants and cafeterias. $193/night  #2: A rustic apartment in Havana
While it’s only a two-bedroom apartment, the entire space oozes rustic charm thanks to its stained glass windows and cement brick walls. Inside, rooms are painted a bright orange (it seems to be a popular colour in Cuba), and there’s a cosy outdoor terrace where you can sit and enjoy a cup of coffee at. $84/night #3: A cosy bedroom in a mansion in Vedado, Havana
Rented out by a Cuban family, this four-storey residence will offer you glimpses of authentic island life. Shared spaces include four salons, a dining room and an outdoor terrace, and the hosts will willingly take you on a full house tour (and let you sip mojitos on the roof terrace too). $63/night #4: An apartment by the beach, Havana
Thinking of getting out of the city? Located on the ground floor of a terrace house, this two-bedroom apartment is kitted out in bold orange, blue and yellow hues and is close to the beach. $42/night #5: A colonial house in Vedado, Havana
This grandly-designed home boasts attention-grabbing details, from its cracked marble pillars to the glitzy chandeliers. It’s able to accommodate six guests across three bedrooms and is situated in Vedado, the centre of commerce and tourism in Havana. $240/night #6: A charming bedroom in a colonial house, Havana
Only the bedroom in this colonial home about a 10-15 minute walk from Old Havana is for rent, but the airy rooftop terrace, quaint living room (the patterned floor tiles are gorgeous) and the host’s warm hospitality will more than make up for it. $64/night #7: A minimalist bedroom in a colonial home, Havana
Every wall, every furnishing is white – a stark contrast to the often rioutous colours you encounter in a typical Cuban dwelling. This room is found in The White House, a traditional colonial establishment that’s located on the seafront and is a 15-minute walk away to Old Havana. Staying in this 1,076 sq ft space is just like staying in a hotel room: There’s a balcony offering views of the sea, a mini bar, a laundry service and the option to change bedding every other day. $64/night   Like this? Check out these Airbnbs that are actually art galleries.