WELCOME TO HOTEL NACIONAL DE CUBA
Awarded for the 18th time as: Cuba’s leading hotel
Located in the center of the Vedado neighborhood, in Havana, housed in an imposing eclectic architecture of the 30s with a view of the esplanade of the Malecón, the legendary Hotel Nacional de Cuba is considered a symbol of history, culture and Cuban identity. It was declared a National Monument and awarded d the status of Memory of the World at the National level granted by the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO).
At the garden of the hotel, you still can see two of the Santa Clara Battery cannons that belonged to the Havana Defense System at the end of the Spanish colonial period, and are now included, together with Old Havana, in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.
In its 92 years, the majestic Hotel Nacional de Cuba has witnessed some of the most important events in the history of Cuba that link the republican and revolutionary stages, and it also has a long list of famous guests, including Gary Cooper, Johnny Weissmuller, Buster Keaton, Erroll Flynn, the Dukes of Windsor and José Raúl Capablanca in the 1930s, Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Winston Churchill, as well as Italian-American mafia bosses and Mexican movie stars like Maria Felix , Jorge Negrete and Agustín Lara in the 1940s, and Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Nat King Cole and Walt Disney in the 1950s, Yuri Gagarin, Gabriel García Marquez, Jean-Paul Sartre and his wife, Fidel Castro and Ernesto “Che” Guevara in the 1960s.
From 1979 to the present, it has been the venue for the International Latin American Film Festival, becoming the meeting place for contemporary actors and filmmakers such as Robert de Niro, Robert Redford, Francis Ford Coppola, Danny Glover, Steven Spielberg, Imanol Arias, Geraldine Chaplin, Kevin Costner, and Gloria Pires.
Hundreds of celebrities and among them more than 100 heads of state have been hotel guests, their photographs, as well as historical objects are displayed in the Hall of Fame, a must-see site when in the Cuban capital.
Learn more about the history of this unique jewel of the Cuban hotel industry by joining one of our free guided historical tours from Monday to Saturday at 10 AM.
ENJOY THE EXTRA BENEFITS OF OUR EXECUTIVE FLOOR
When staying at any of our rooms at the Executive Floor our guests will enjoy some exclusive perks and valued added benefits, such as:
Expedite check-in at the desk situated on the Executive Floor, free early check-in, advanced reservations at the hotel’s à la carte restaurants, free late check-out until 4:00 pm, free access to meeting rooms and printing services, assorted free snacks, tapas, tea, coffee, and Cuban cocktails at the 6th floor between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm, additional room amenities and daily room cleaning service, free daily laundry service for up to two pieces of garment, pillow menu and butler service.
In addition to the above, guests staying at our Special Senior Suite rooms, Presidential Suite, and Royal Suite, will also enjoy:
24×7 expedited and private check-in/out, courtesy massages and sauna access during their entire stay, a courtesy Habanos tasting and paring with Cuban coffee or rum (“Ritual Sabor a Cuba”), and a free corporate gift.
*Subject to availability
**Prior reservation is required
Some of our rooms are so famous that
they have their own names…
The hotel has 426 Standard Rooms, 30 Junior Suites, 12 Senior Suites, 2 Special Suites, 1 Presidential Suite, and 1 Royal Suite. Most of our rooms have been recently renovated, and conveniently furnished and equipped for maximum comfort.
We are celebrating our 22nd year online
Hotel Nacional de Cuba was the first hotel of its class in Cuba to launch its OWN website and AN Online Reservation System