Hotel Nacional de Cuba ★★★★☆

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The Hotel Nacional de Cuba is located  in the middle of Vedado in the centre of Havana. Standing imperiously on a hill just a few meters from the sea it overlooks the Malecon and offers guests sweeping views of Havana Harbour. It’s vaulted position was no accident and it has become a symbol of Cuban history, culture and identity. The Hotel Nacional de Cuba is an official National Monument in the country and it was inscribed in the World Memory Register.


The Hotel stands out due to its refined elegance and its ancient splendour, which since 1930 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 and many more.


Built in the art deco style of the day, many of the hotels original features are still in active use today. Amongst the buildings unusual features are the guns that made up the old Santa Clara Battery which are on display in the gardens.

The hotel’s 457 rooms, 15 suites, and Presidential Suite are conveniently prepared and equipped for maximum comfort, with each offering different panoramic views of the city and harbour.


The hotel offers a variety of room types. The primary differences across the categories are size and the scale of panoramic views. All rooms offer the following as standard;


Air Conditioner
TV (Cable)
Telephones (International Service)
Hair Dryer


Back in its hey-day, the hotel hosted a veritable whose who of the rich, beautiful and famous. The preferred rooms of these guests are still available to guests but always on a request basis.


Mafia Room – 211
Nat King Cole – 218
Ava Gardener & Frank Sinatra – 225
Fred Astaire – 228
Errol Flynn – 235
Rita Hayworth – 246
Walt Disney – 445

Film Corner
Offers a varied menu of light meals and snacks, as well as a quick room service, 24 hours a day.


La Barraca
Located in the gardens of the hotel with spectacular views of the ocean and the entrance to the bay of Havana. It offers an excellent menu of local food cooked on charcoal and served in clay pots.


La Veranda
Offers an exquisite Cuban and international buffet and cooking show menu.


Comedor De Aguiar
One of the most elegant and exclusive restaurants in town, offers the best of national and international cuisine and a varied wine list.

  • Cabaret Parisien
  • 4 restaurants
  • Swimming Pool (In the 1930’s Johnny Weissmuller – the original Tarzan, used to dive into the pool from the second floor of the hotel!)
  • 3 bars
  • Gym
  • Tennis Court
  • Massage
  • Hairdressing Salon
  • Historical tours of the hotel
  • Live music throughout the day
  • Variety of shops for rum, cigars and other local products

Prices from €2621 pp and includes;

  • Return flights from Ireland.
  • 7 night’s accommodation.
  • Meet & greet on arrival.
  • Return airport transfers.
  • All airport taxes.


Prices are for guide purposes only, on a per person basis and are based on low season departure dates.


To enquire about Hotel Nacional de Cuba, please email or call 01 241 2366

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