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Casa de La Trova

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
+53 22 652689
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Birthplace of Son Cubano Santiago de Cuba

the bands and the people are very good but the icing of the cake was the couple Ebano Asdrubal and... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
Fabulous music

We went late every night to this friendly music club we were staying in Trinidad. Very simple, the... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2016
England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cuban music” (5 reviews)
“local band” (3 reviews)
“music club” (2 reviews)
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
+53 22 652689
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

the bands and the people are very good but the icing of the cake was the couple Ebano Asdrubal and Maye they are genuine dancers of traditional Son,and his Tornillos trdae mark step of Son is out of these world.Mojitos could be better defenite not...More

Thank AnaGrethel
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We went late every night to this friendly music club we were staying in Trinidad. Very simple, the music was always excellent and the dancing fabulous. We met some great people who welcomed us like long lost friends. Of special note was Felix Cintra, a...More

Thank Labuenavida004
Reviewed 20 December 2015

If like me you love Son (the precursor to salsa) then this is the place to hear it played live by musicians who have lived through many changing time

Thank Sara W
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We spent three weeks in Cuba, and visiting the Casa de La Trova in Santiago de Cuba was the worst experience we had. Made only to elicit money from naive tourists, which in the end is nothing wrong. What had happened to us was this!...More

2  Thank IndiS123
Reviewed 28 November 2015

A little touristy but also a good mix of cubans - good music and lots of dancing and fun. Relaxed informal atmosphere. A good place to sit and watch in the day and dance at night.

Thank nickyns
Reviewed 26 November 2015

If you like Cuban music and the rhythms of the island a visit to Casa de La Trova is must. Casa de La Trova is one of the great historical music cafes of the Cuban music tradition. The origins was musicians known as Trovadores roamed...More

Thank Dev K
Reviewed 10 April 2015

de la Trova is a popular spot for both tourist and locals in Santiago. There are two venues. A small, street level room to sit and listen to local musicians (a smaller version of Preservation Hall in New Orleans) - buy a drink - sit...More

1  Thank PapaMateo
Reviewed 21 March 2015

This place come to life at night and the music played here is great, Try and get a seat if you can and just sip on a drink. You can stay as long as you like. A place to come and listen.

Thank olie293
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We were in Santiago de Cuba on a day trip so didn't really have much time at all to enjoy this wonderful bar. But fortunately able to drop in for 30 minutes to see a wonderful little band play (and elderly lady with a corker...More

3  Thank TerriLondon
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I can imagine this once was a great place to be in the evenings. When we arrived, there was some "famous" band playing, and so we decided we pay the 10 CUC entrance. Too bad the casa was full of some elderly tourists, so everyone...More

Thank andreeeeej
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3 December 2015|
Response from IndiS123 | Reviewed this property |
As I have written in my review, we where in the Casa de La Trova only couple of minutes, because there was no live music. The entrance price was 5cuc, but it depends on the time of the day you visit it (I think from 2cuc... More