Hundreds of celebrities in the arts, science and politics including Winston Churchill, María Félix, Jorge Negrete and Alexander Fleming, have stayed at this hotel whose air of distinction and modern comfort also make it ideal for conferences, congresses and conventions. In recognition of its historic and patrimonial values, it was declared a National Monument of the Republic of Cuba in 1998.Comprising 8 floors with a total of 426 rooms, which includes 17 junior suites and 2 suites, this hotel's facilities include La Veranda buffet restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, the fancy à la carte Aguiar restaurant providing national and international cuisine to a piano accompaniment each evening, and La Barraca, a garden restaurant serving up typical Cuban cuisine to music in a semi-rural ambience. Further amenities include a safe, a currency exchange desk, Internet access and room and laundry services. The majestic hotel offers modern comforts and there are conference facilities, making this the ideal venue for business meets and other events.
The hotel lies within metres of the nearest beach, atop a low cliff at the centre of Havana from whence wonderful views may be enjoyed out over the surrounding area. It is around 7 km to the Plaza de la Revolución whilst the old town and the congress centre are some 8 km from the hotel. The city zoo is 19km from the hotel and it is 24 km to the botanical gardens. The Expo Cuba centre is also around 24 km and it is about 37 km to the Playa del Este.
Each of the air-conditioned rooms affords views out over the sea or gardens and comes with an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite TV and an Internet connection in addition to a double bed, a minibar and a safe. The towels and bed linen is changed on a daily basis.
Leisure offerings include a swimming pool, a children's paddling area, a sauna and massage service. Fees apply for use of the tennis courts and there is a Cuba show in the Cabaret Parisien and a water ballet in the hotel's first pool.
'Aguiar' Fancy Restaurant A la carte Cuban and international cuisine with a piano accompaniment. 'La Veranda' Buffet Restaurant Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 'La Barraca' Restaurant Located in the hotel's gardens, this restaurant offers typical Cuban cuisine and music in a semi-rural ambience.
MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV