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Hotel Occidental Miramar

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Hotel Occidental Miramar This is an excellent four star hotel, which allows guests to combine both business and pleasure without any problems. It has a warm ambience and elegant style, and is located in the peaceful surroundings of Miramar, surrounded by beautiful old town-houses, embassies and shopping centres – a good area for leisure activities and tourists.
Modern and massive luxury hotel is an impressive and imposing presence in the heart of Miramar’s business district. It has nicer rooms than the Meliá Habana , but it’s 2 blocks from the sea and has fewer dining and entertainment options. The rooms are all at least junior suites, with one queen-size bed and a comfortable sitting area. The beds are some of the firmest I’ve found in Havana. The bathrooms are just a tad on the small size in proportion to everything else here. Only the eight end-unit suites here have balconies, although these balconies are large. This place does a brisk business in group and conference travel.
Facilities: 3 restaurants; 2 bars; lounge; large outdoor pool; 6 outdoor tennis courts (2 lit); indoor squash court; well-equipped exercise room; sauna; children’s center; concierge; tour desk; car-rental desk; business center; shopping arcade; salon; 24-hr. room service; babysitting; laundry service; dry cleaning; nonsmoking rooms.



Hotel Telegrafo

Hotel

Hotel Telegrafo first was opened in 1888 by Don Guillermo del Toro and Doa Pilar Samoano, they made of this hotel one of the best of Latin America, with new services an outstanding reputation.Authentic and luxurious, telegrafo Hotel is reopened to remind us about the famous hotel it was at the end of the 19th. Century its eclectic facader discover today the architectural evolution it went through the time. The two first floor, respecting they original forms, are the prelude of the upper floors of a more contemporary style. Sixty three spacious rooms with high ceilings, located in the three floors have views mainly on Prado Promenade. Where nowadays the snack bar is located the old ruins of the original courtyard can still be discovered. Its big half archers, without plaster show bricks and masorny which contrast with the modern design of the hotel.



Hotel Victoria

HotelHotel Victoria This little business-class hotel (ca. 1928) is open, but will probably be closed for a lengthy period while being transformed into Cuba’s first designer hotel. British company Esencia Hotels & Resorts will reopen the new hotel in late spring 2009. Conran & Partners will design the interiors of the rooms, restaurant, bar, and swimming pool terrace. The refurbished hotel will feature a larger restaurant, cocktail bar, and a guests-only bar. Rooms will feature Wi-Fi, a built-in plasma screen, sound system, and desk-drawer humidor, among other facilities. The hotel will also have a gym as well as health and beauty treatments.

The current hotel in 2008 is a small, attractive business hotel close to the action in Vedado. Be careful here: The neighboring FOCSA building funnels the sea breezes right at the Victoria’s entrance. When the winds are up, they can almost knock you off your feet.

Facilities:
Restaurant; snack bar; bar; lounge; small outdoor pool; concierge; tour desk; car-rental desk; small business center; 24-hr. room service; babysitting; laundry service



Hotel Meliá Cohíba

Budget Hotel

Hotel Meliá Cohíba, In a central intersection of Vedado neighbourhood, at one side of Havana’s famous waterfront avenue Malecon, with a beautiful view of the ocean and the city, rises Hotel Melia Cohiba, the capital’s preferred five-star hotel. Hotel is an ideal option for business and pleasure.

As soon as you enter the Melia Cohiba, there is a sense of quality. Marble surroundings and a magnificent floral centre piece placed between 2 bars, one of them laden with beautiful art work and a grand piano.

Melia Cohiba hotel consist of 462 magnificent rooms, including Double, Junior and Senior Suites. The hotel offers rooms for non-smokers and for guests with some physical disability. Facilities of the hotel include a swimming pool (not very big but a good place to catch a tan), Spa, restaurants with International cuisine, cigar-sampling cafe, gym, shops, conference rooms, equipped with the most modern technologies and many more. From the hotel you can visit Tropicana or renowned Havana Café, Havana’s only restaurant reminiscent of the fifties.



Hotel Armadores de Santander

Budget Hotel

Hotel Armadores de Santander, This majestic hotel stands up at a corner on the Avenida del Puerto, a main street which surrounds the perimeter of the oldest area of Havana. Its architecture and interior decoration resemble the style of those buildings located in the Santander harbour, Spain.

Hanging from the ceiling you will find very similar lanterns used in old vessels, all along the three buildings belonging to the complex. Eclectic and neoclassic styles are shown in perfect balance in this hotel, where architectural integration was achieved after hard restoration work.

Roman and Corinthian elements could be identified on both columns and façade. The original building was built in the 19th century. The name comes from tradition. Installation was originally used as main offices by several ship-owners from Santander, Spain, including the Count of La Mortera, owner of an important fleet that sailed the Atlantic Ocean bringing goods and troops to Cuba in past centuries. High comfort, good services standards and friendly personnel characterizes this 4 stars hotel.

In this Hotel, you have the right to:

  • – A welcome cocktail
  • – Safebox service
  • – A 10% discount in our company´s restaurants
  • – Free estrance to the fallowing museums in the Historical Center, just showing your guest´s card
  • – The House of Asia
  • – The House of Mexico
  • – Cigar smoking rooms
  • – The Obrapia´s House
  • – The Simón Bolivar´s House
  • – Palace de Government
  • – The Card Museum
  • – The Numismatic Museum

Hotel Palacio O`Farrill

Budget Hotel

Hotel Palacio O`Farrill. Located in a privileged section of Old Havana, a magnificent palace has been reborn as the Palacio O’Farril. Formerly the house of Don Jose Ricardo O’Farril, the great grandson of the Irish Don Ricardo O’Farril and O’Daly, one of the wealthiest noble families in colonial times.
The hotel and accommodations are unequaled in excellence featuring a restaurant, snack bar, inner courtyard with ancient well, magnificent skylight and a roof-top terrace with a grand view of the city. The architecture and decor combines 18th, 19th and 20th century influences and produces an exceptional effect on history. The guests enjoy the unique experience of reliving three centuries at the same time.
There are 38 rooms (23 with a view), 34 standard, 3 junior suites and 1 matrimonial suite. For your convenience, there’s a tour desk, car rentals, taxis, art gallery and luggage room. Laundry and ironing and a 24 hour reception service is also available.
In this Hotel, you have the right to:

  • – A welcome cocktail
  • – Safebox service
  • – A 10% discount in our company´s restaurants
  • – Free estrance to the fallowing museums in the Historical Center, just showing your guest´s card
  • – The House of Asia
  • – The House of Mexico
  • – Cigar smoking rooms
  • – The Obrapia´s House
  • – The Simón Bolivar´s House
  • – Palace de Government
  • – The Card Museum
  • – The Numismatic Museum




Hotel Parque Central

Budget Hotel

Hotel Parque Central, is one of the highest-rank accommodation facilities in Havana city. On the place where the ruins of a late 19th century building was standing up, and incorporating a new modern design to the first existing, this luxurious hotel offers a top quality of services.

Just in front of the Central Park , in the corner of Prado Avenue ( French style promenade design and built in 1772), near the Capitol, the Great Theatre of Havana and the National Museum of Art, the location is perfect to walk through Old and Republican Havana.

It combines the elegance of the Spanish colonial style with modern services and installations. The terrace and tropical bar with a swimming pool located on the top floor of the hotel, as well as the meeting rooms have splendid views of Havana. Ideal for businesspersons and VIP clients.



Hotel Colina

Budget Hotel

Hotel Colina, in the Vedado quarter, in the center of Modern Havana and across its bicentennial University. A stone’s throw from the hub of the city’s social and cultural activities, surrounded by Restaurants, Art Galleries and Night Clubs.

Refined services and a peaceful environment are a few of the benefits offered by this centrally located hotel. This facility is a favorite for those who prefer a family atmosphere and cosy spots to enjoy in good company. Cable TV.



Hotel Comodoro

Budget Hotel

Hotel Comodoro, A classical building from the 1950 has originally designed for being a luxury hotel, now fully restored, and enhanced with modern bungalows and new swimming pools, the Comodoro hotel is a classic in Modern Havana City.
Located in Miramar quarter, a typical commercial area, this installation has comfortable rooms, a private beach with a natural swimming pool, a beautiful lobby with restaurants and snack bars, and a business centre with several facilities for meetings, presentations and other events.
Personalized services characterize this 4 stars hotel, and a famous discotheque is just attached to the building where nightlife goes wild every night. The bungalows can lodge whole families, since they have one, two or even three rooms plus kitchen and living – dinning room. The modern pools have incorporated bars inside where drinks are served directly too swimmers and all kind of excursions and tours can be booked in travel agencies desks located in the lobby. Cuban music groups often play in this hotel. Recommended for family vacations, executives and long term staying.



Hotel Sevilla Havana

Budget Hotel

Hotel Sevilla Havana, Among the latter is the Sevilla Hotel, which opened in 1908 after several years of hard construction works, which were begun by the investment company El Guardián in 1880. Architects got their inspiration from the Moorish lines of the Patio de los Leones at the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain, in a style that stands out because of its arches, columns and many tiles.

During the first years of operations, its colonial style, exquisite decoration and the comfort of its initial 300 rooms and 9 apartments, along with its location in Havana’s historic heart, made the Sevilla Hotel one of the most visited hotels in the Cuban capital.

The magnificence of the building turned the hotel into the place par excellence where major social events took place, especially in its Roof Garden, which became the meeting hall in vogue at the time.

The Sevilla Hotel has been visited by many distinguished guests from all walks of life and countries, who have given the establishment a touch of distinction within the select group of classic hotels in Cuba’s tourist sector.

Other famous artists who stayed at the Sevilla Hotel were Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso, Mexican actors Jorge Negrete and Germán Valdés (Tin Tan), Argentinean singers and actors Hugo Del Carril and Libertad Lamarque, Spanish singer Lola Flores and US actor Errol Flynn.

Among the sports personalities who stayed in the hotel were Cuba’s José Raúl Capablanca (world chess champion), Joe Louis (world heavyweight boxing champion) and Luis Angel Firpo, who won that title in his time.

Visual arts were also represented at the hotel with the presence of Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros, who, according to anecdotes, painted two murals in the Roof Garden to pay for his stay. Other distinguished guests were the novelists George Simenon and Vicente Blasco Ibañez.

Major exponents of Cuban music left their imprint at the hotel, including Dámaso Pérez Prado, known as the ‘Mambo King’, who performed at the Patio Sevillano with the Havana Casino Orchestra.

The hotel’s facilities include the swimming pool, sauna, smorgasbord, art gallery, snack bar and barbecue, in a geographic environment where the attractions of Havana’s historic heart prevail.



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