Address: Calle 21 y O, Vedado, Havana, Cuba
Why was Hotel Nacional voted #2 by Travelucion clients? If there’s one hotel you need to say you stayed at while visiting Cuba it has to be the Hotel Nacional. These days the hotel has lost much of its past luster and is showing its age but, have you checked out the past guest list below? Essentially, you are not visiting the Hotel Nacional because it’s a “Hotel” but because you’re staying in a historic building frequented by past A-list personalities, government leaders and, the infamous mafia crowd. If you enter Hotel Nacional with this in mind, the hotels misgivings will become irrelevant.
The Hotel Nacional de Cuba’s privileged location in the center of Vedado, the locally recognized center of Havana; it stands on a bluff just a few meters from the sea, and offers a great view of the Havana Harbor; the Malecon seawall and the expansive city.
Built in 1930 as the centerpiece of Havana architecture the 8 level 5 star Hotel Nacional de Cuba is simply 80+ years of Havana’s finest history in one historic venue. The Hotel Nacional de Cuba is known as the epitome of Cuba’s national history, culture and, above all, the Cuban identity. The cannons that were part of the old Santa Clara military fortress are exhibited in the voluptuous tropical garden which looks out over the Caribbean sea and Havana’s famous Malecon boardwalk. The whole hotel has been declared a World Heritage Site and a designated National Monument by the Cuban government. Therefore, spending at least 1 night at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba is a must for visitors to Havana Cuba.
Since 1930 the Hotel Nacional de Cuba has attracted a large number of personalities from the arts, science and politics, such as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, artists Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Johnny Weismuller, Maria Félix, Jorge Negrete, and scientist Alexander Flemming. This is not to mention the numerous American gangsters and Hollywood stars from the 1950s.
The art deco Hotel Nacional de Cuba is an absolute “must stay place” for visitors to Havana and despite its ageing 5 star moniker. Compared to more modern 5 star hotels in Havana it easily makes up for its downfalls with its incredible historic heritage.
Do to the aforementioned historic heritage, Hotel Nacional de Cuba Havana is usually in very high demand and, as such, should be booked in advance. Our booking program allows reservations at Hotel Nacional de Cuba without down payment or deposit which will guarantee your dates and also allows preferential modifications should your dates change in the future.
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