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Casa Font,  Trinidad Sancti Spiritus

Casa Font

Owner: Beatriz Maria De Leon Echemendia
License: 193/14
Place: Trinidad
Address: Gloria 105 e/c Piro Guinart (Boca) y Simón Bolívar (Desengaño).
Rooms: 2
Email: viatrifont@yahoo.es
Phone: 53-41-993683
Mobile: +53-53592740

Colonial home in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, located just one block from the historic center of the city of Trinidad, a short walk from the Plaza Mayor or Martí Park, 40 meters from the bus station, one block internet cafe. This mansion was once owned by Don José Font and Herr, son of a couple of Catalan and German origin, a lawyer by profession, man also passionate about music, photography and astronomy, a close friend of Don José Estrada Palma, First President of the Republic of Cuba in 1902, which keep a dedication along with a flag of Cuba that will be sent on the drafting of the constitution of Cuba on May 20, 1902.

In this house still lives the seventh generation of the same family, the current owner of the house Doña María Concepción Augusta Echemendía Font, granddaughter of Don Jose or Don Pepillo as it is also known once, lives with her daughter Beatriz De Leon Echemendía her husband Leosvel Ledesma Lopez descendant of Basques and canaries and their daughter Mariah del Rosario Ledesma De Leon. Here visitors will find a healthy, comfortable and familiar environment where the colonial and neocolonial period combined, largely predominating first.

This mansion consists of numerous historic attractions of nature, with furniture and well-preserved architecture, floors and Italian Carrara marble tables, French Baccarat crystal, bohemian crystal from the Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, original hardwood ceilings, French imperial clock , Spanish bed, imported in 1850 in Lloret de Mar, Catalonia, made of bronze and pearl mainly including furniture and fixtures of Spanish origin. Also treasured photos and documents of great heritage and historical value of the family and the stale Trinitarian villa, the third founded by Diego Velázquez Spanish seasoned in the month of January 1514.

Our main strength is our character, our friendly, humble and willing nature, our hospitality and joy of good Cuban, our warmth, that divine blend of European and Creole, then the heritage, cultural and passionate legacy of our ancestors who always we treasure the most precious jewel of the family.

Since 1997 rent rooms for international tourism, currently rent two, they have two beds, a camera and other personal, private bathroom, hot and cold water, consoles air conditioning, mini bar, hairdryer, umbrellas, maps, vessels, the book where they can capture customer suggestions, complaints or other review of your stay, we have current 220 and 110 V, converters if you need them, with the exception of the English system which does not have, soap, towels, one of the rooms overlook the colonial patio, furnished with useful, some brought from Spain, others made by master cabinetmakers in the years 1830-1860, bath accessories as widely date from 1921 and were imported from the EU, the floors of both date from 1919 when the first home remodeling. The area where the TV is located, the ironing, the smoking and listening to music are common areas, there is also a common terrace, where a beautiful view of the city can be seen. The tap water is not drunk directly, the family served boiled and filtered. Pets are not allowed.

Always ask in advance if tourists are allergic to certain products and are greeted with a welcome cocktail (canchánchara, Aboriginal word origin) that is native only to our city.

Come and be a great pleasure to make your stay more memorable. We wait.

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