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Santiago de Cuba - Hostel Libertad

Calle Aguilera No. 658, e/Serafin Sánchez y Pérez Carb, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

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Located in the historic centre of Santiago de Cuba, right near the famous Plaza de Mars.

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Santiago de Cuba Hostel

Hostel Santiago de Cuba

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Hostel Libertad is right in the centre of Santiago de Cuba, across from the central Plaza de Marte, which served in colonial times as a site for parades, military exercises, slave auctions, and that now has become the scene of important social and cultural activities.

Our hostel is open 24 hours a day, breakfast and linen are included in the price, meals are available and there is internet access.

From the hostel, you can go everywhere in the city: Heredia Street, the Casa de la Trova, the Rum, Carnival, and Environmental museums, and that of poet José María Heredia, among other places. Also in Santiago’s environs, visitors can tour or visit places of cultural, historical and landscape values, like Baconao Park and the sanctuary of Our Lady of Charity of Cobre, Cuba’s Patron Saint.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • TV room


  • Elevator / Lift

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Café/Bistro

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Internet Cafe Nearby - At or next to the hostel

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Currency Exchange
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Smoking rooms
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. (53 22) 62 3080

Fax. (53 22) 62 8394

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Casco Histórico de Santiago de Cuba (Less than 500 m)
  • Fortaleza El Morro (2 to 3km)
  • Polo Turístico Baconao (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



In fact, it is a 2 star hotel. Good staff and clean, however I didn't have hot water for two days. There is no internet service and it is not possible to make phone calls.


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Tue 26 Mar 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (3 to 5km)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

From the airport take taxi or bus #13 and get off at the stop Plaza Martes.
3km from hostel.
On-street parking available.
10 minutes drive from railway station.

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