National Hotel of Cuba. Hotel flagship of the Cuban hotel industry. Located on a hill a few meters from the sea in the most central area of Havana. It has preserved for eight decades all the splendor of its eclectic architecture, Art Deco and Moorish. The cannons that integrated the old Battery of Santa Clara, that today are exhibited in its garden, were declared Patrimony of the Humanity in 1998. To this Hotel the condition of National Monument has been granted to him, also the one of Hotel Museum, declared in the 2001. Appears inscribed in the "Memory of the World" Registry. Some celebs has stayed in this Hotel. In the 30s, were guests of the hotel: Johnny Weissmuller (Tarzan), Edward VIII (Prince of Wales), Jack Dempsey, Tom Mix, José Mujica, Buster Keaton, Errol Flynn, and Santos Trafficante Mafia (father) and Meyer Lansky, who then coordinated its future business of casinos. In February 1946 Mr. Winston Churchill, was received here invited by the Cuban goverment. The list grows, in the Celebs Bar of the Hotel you can find record of all of the personalities that spent some part of the history at this hotel.
Tours having this place
Six days of exciting experiences in the western part of cuba. The city, the country side and the beach. Walk with us through the curling streets of a vibrant Habana. Fill your luns with the pure air of Viñales Valley and find a mindfull peace in the large white-sands beaches. You don't need to worry about accomodation, and transportation. We guarantee the confort and the hospitality of our selected "Casas Particulares" (-- Real family houses adapted to host tourist --) as well as the punctuallity and confort in the Transfers. You will recieve guidance and help but you will also have plenty of time to explore by your self. Your guide, and hopefully future friend :). will attend at any request you may have.