Hotel Kohly Bosque

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Please note that hotel standards in Cuba tend to be lower than in other Sun Destinations. Unless travelers are familiar with the resort or Cuban hotels, we typically recommend that travelers book a minimum 4 star resort when traveling to Cuba. 

Overview
Hotel Kohly is located in a quiet section of the city, close to the Grand Metropolitan Park which many consider the "green lung" of the Cuban capital.
 
Location: Located in residential district, 20 minutes from old Havana.

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  • MayorO : Boulder, Colorado
Bring your ear plugs

The Hotel El Bosque is in a lovely neighborhood in Havana, a stone's throw from the city's biggest park. The hotel is small and pretty, with a decent restaurant that overlooks a forest. The rooms are small and clean.BUT unless you plan to dance until 2 am, this isn't the place for you. Below the hotel is an outdoor dance club with amplified music (including a siren on one night). Music starts around 9 and goes until 1 or 2 -- making sleep in many rooms downright impossible. We were there for four nights, including Fri and Sat. when maybe one might expect noise. The music was as loud and went on as long on Sun and Mon nights though.The hotel is a 10 or 15CUC taxi ride from downtown Havana (a disadvantage) but we thought we were swapping convenience for quiet. Hardly!Photo is looking out the window of our room at daybreak- lovely. Could be a terrific place to stay were it not for the incredibly loud music.

  • 280brianz : Havana
Over all it was ok

The standard of this hotel was pritty good and service was excellant. Really nice breakfastPrice was a pit high and would not go back to Cuba again for that reason. Better value for money places round the world to travel to and a lot easier to get to.

  • TravelerFromParadise : Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Quiet charm

The hotel is a bit away from the city center in a nice quiet residential area. The pool is the community pool, so I had the opportunity to enjoy meeting the locals. The open air dining room offers serene breakfast time with sunrise just over the railing. Food was fresh and plentiful.The cafe is deliciously Cuban. To those who don't speak Spanish, bosque means forest and it's an appropriate name for this sweet little hotel. Yes, the elevator is quirky and hot water more luke warm but in the summer this is a gift after a long day. The staff more than make up for these minor wrinkles. The rooms were clean and the AC very cold. The special attention given by the houekeeping reflects that famous Cuban hospitality. I had no problem getting internet cards or any other request filled by the front desk. They were wonderful. There's a little neighborhood palidar just down the street as well.

  • Blake B :
A Great Place to Stay and Learn from the People of Havana

I had the absolute pleasure and honor of staying at Hotel El Bosque this past summer on a study abroad trip. There I made good friends with the staff like our server Yuliet and our maid Yudina. The open-air lobby was beautiful to walk into at night. The view from the roof is BREATHTAKING. You can see all of downtown Havana. We spent many a night playing music and talking up there.Hotel El Bosque provided man opportunities to learn from the Cuban culture and people. All of the staff are very warm, welcoming, and actually want to talk to you about themselves and their country. The hotel itself is beautiful and has a wonderful old-fashioned feel. It might get a little hot sometimes, but that's thanks to Cuba's tropical climate. Thankfully, there's air conditioning in all of the rooms! I can't say thank you enough to the hotel for our great stay here. Good food, nice people, great sleep. What more do you need?

  • tcastillo03 : Tennessee
Comfortable hotel, friendly staff, great for groups!

I stayed at this hotel with a group of 15 for a 3 week study abroad experience. I have traveled throughout Latin America and I can say with all sincerity that this hotel is one of the most comfortable and welcoming I have encountered. My room was in great condition and my maid service - Yulia - was excellent. She made swans, turtles and hearts out of my towels every day and left the bed covers in lovely shapes that made my welcome "home" extremely nice. Air-conditioning was always cool, shower and bathroom were always clean and working with hot water. The wait staff are extremely friendly - Yuliet, Annie, Dayana, Pavel, Alain, Marcos and all of the staff are very friendly especially if you smile and are friendly back. Morning coffee is a little weak but great espressos and cappuccinos are cheap and quickly served. Breakfast buffet is plentiful and varied. Front desk staff - Boris, Jorge, Mylady and others are friendly and helpful. They are extremely helpful with restaurant advice, directions, wifi cards, how to purchase phone recharges, etc. You name it, they have an answer. The security staff are also wonderful. Rigoberto and Alexander are two gentlemen who assisted me multiple times with questions about taxis and getting assistance to go to the nearby clinic or pharmacy. I am very happy to say I have plans to return to El Bosque next year.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

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Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • 136 rooms 
  • 1 A la carte restaurant
  • 3 Bars
  • Pool 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tennis courts 
  • Shops (fee) 
  • Laundry (fee) 
  • Bowling alley (fee)
Forest or Seaview Hotel Room with:
  • 2 Double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Satellite TV 
  • Safety deposit box
  • Mini-bar (fee) 
  • Balcony 
  • Max occupancy 3, no more than 2 adults
Bonus - Free daily breakfast.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Hotel Kohly Bosque
    Havana,Cuba

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Hotel El Bosque
28A e/ 49A y 49C Reparto Kohly Municipio Playa, Havana Cuba

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

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Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

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