The city hotel soars up into the sky with 10 historic floors and affords distinctive colours. The hotel occupies an impressive building, which was built between 1925 and 1927,and was the first skyscraper in Havana. This charming hotel was completely renovated in 2000 and enjoys a luxury character. The hotel cherishes its modern history and has accommodated prominent personalities from the world of politics, business and the arts over the years. During the restoration and redecoration of the hotel, much attention has been paid to detail. The hotel comprises more than 400 works of art, which symbolise the unique taste. This air-conditioned, designer hotel comprises a total of 158 rooms of which 2 are 2 are junior suites and 2 presidential suits. A garden and a terrace additionally feature. The lobby comprises a 24-hour reception desk, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility and lifts. Also on offer at this hotel is a cafe, a piano bar, a lobby bar, a public Internet terminal and 2 restaurants.
This hotel is located in El Vedado, in the centre of Havana on the Avenida de los Presidentes. The hotel is located 200 m from the famous pier of Havana (el Malecón) and borders the Cancillería Cubana (the foreign ministry) and the Casa de Las Américas. Links to the public transport network, shopping venues, restaurants, bars and nightclubs are to be found in the immediate vicinity. The old town, La Habana vieja, is 3 km from the hotel, whilst the international airport José Martí is just 20 minutes away and the Playa del Este is 10 minutes away.