Capital Building in Havana | Capitolio Havana The Capitol Building is, without a doubt, one of the most distinguished buildings in Havana, not just due to its monumental character, but also to its singular features, which make it one of the most representative buildings of its type in the word. The eclectic style in which it is built is typical of the mixture of styles which characterises the peoples of the Caribbean region. Even before the site had been properly cleaned up after its construction, the Capitol was an obligatory visit for all visitors to the island, and since then it has been customary for all tourists coming to Cuba to have their photo taken with the great building in the background as proof of their stay in Havana. The monumental work which is the Capitol was built during the second half of the 1920s. The building was inaugurated on May the 20th, 1929 to commemorate the establishment of the republic in Cuba. The whole process took 3 years because the building was erected over the foundations of the former railways station Villanueva. It was conceived as the seat of the Congress and the Senate and the American company Purdy and Henderson fulfil the construction project. The [...]
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Consulado 210e Animas y Trocadero, Old Havana, Havana, Cuba †Old Havana’s cheapest hotel, basic but clean, supreme location next to 5 star hotels. The Hotel Lido is Old Havana's accommodations for the budget conscious traveler. What you get is a cheap hotel which is located in Havana's Colonial Old Quarter at 1-10th of the price of surrounding hotels. If you are price conscious but also prefer the benefits of staying at a Hotel rather than a casa particular, then Hotel [...]
Calle Obrapia 55, Esq a Baratillo, Old Havana, Havana, Cuba †A great 3 star Hotel in Old Havana, Views of the cruise port and harbor entrance, central old town location. Hotel Comendador in Old Havana is a beautiful colonial 18th century mansion turned into a comfortable little hotel, which shares some facilities with the adjoining Hostal Valencia. The property belonged to the family of Don Pedro Regalado Pedroso y Zayas, who was a ?Comendador de la Orden de Isabel la [...]
Calle Galiano 1, Old Havana, Havana, Cuba †Low prices†for this location, On-site disco, Views from the pool, Spectacular Malecon sea views Hotel Deauville is located right on the famous Malecon, Havana’s sea wall with spectacular views over the Florida straits. In fact, many balconies have panoramic views of Havana, the sea, El Morro fortress and the entrance to Havana's Cruise port. The 3-star Deauville Hotel is located in the heart of the city 100 meters from the start of Old [...]
Calle Trocadero 55, Old Havana, Havana, Cuba †Only ground level pool area in Old Havana, Right in the Old Havana historic center, Good for kids, Well Managed by Accor/Mercure Hotels The 4 star Hotel Sevilla Havana is a colonial style hotel is one of the 3 hotels in the heart of Havana's world heritage listed historic Old Town, the hotel stands out thanks to its Moorish architecture, its unique and breathtaking view over the city, as well as for the [...]
Paseo Del Prado No 164 Y Refugio, Old Havana, Havana, Cuba †Incredible value, next to all the sights others paid 1000īs to be near, clean & cheap The Hotel Caribbean is a 2 star hotel with 38 rooms located on the famous Prado Avenue in Old Havana. As Old Havana's main axis, Prado Street is the entrance to the historical center of Havana. Hotel Caribbean is located on the same street as Hotels like the Telegrafo, Parque Central, Saratoga and [...]