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Hotel Nacional de Cuba

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed today NEW

We stopped to visit and have lunch on the patio. While the art bar is interesting, I can't take so much smoke, but outside it's a great place to people watch and have a cuban sandwich. Caution: They are HUGE. The service is very slow - a pace you will get used to. The drinks usually come with the meal...

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a pleasant experience to return to this famous hotel. Now internet service is included in the room price which is convenient. Stayed in one of the historic rooms which was fun. The breakfast is still outstanding and the evening ambiance on the terrace by the lobby with a view to the ocean is pleasant. The staff is attentive.

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dirgeneral2017, Director Comercial at Hotel Nacional de Cuba, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure to serve you in our Hotel and much more if you had such a special time. Whenever you return to Cuba, you will be welcomed by our Gardens. Thanks for choosing us.

Reviewed today NEWvia mobile

What an amazing place! You are immediately transformed back in time when you could envision the elegance this place had and still has! Everywhere I explored I was in a state of amazement. There is a old charm royal feeling you get as you walk through the lobby .I enjoyed several delicious cups of coffee on the oceanfront terrace, I...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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We researched on where we should stay in Cuba and after a lot of deliberations picked the Nacional. It's rich history, prime location and the grandeur of the property are truly amazing. The hotel needs a renovation but overall its majestic lobby, dining area and grounds are mesmerizing. Grab a pinocolada at the bar and look at the celebrities who...

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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our tour guide described the Hotel Nacional as a pig with lipstick. Ground floor and outside bars are fun to visit - a trip back in time (though cocktail prices are noticeably higher than at other local restaurants). Elevators often unreliable; we frequently had to ride in the staff elevator. The smell of mildew was very strong on the upper...

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Antonio M, Director General at Hotel Nacional de Cuba, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thanks you for letting us to know your opinion about the Hotel Nacional de Cuba. Our apologies for the inconveniences. If you had presented yourself to the hospitality manager, kindly, we would have responded to your dissatisfactions. In the hotel there are 6 lifts for guests. Most of the clients are satisfied with the attention of the staff....

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Grab a Natural Daiquiri, a cigar and a couch with some friends. Great service, grab a ham sandwich if you need a snack. Great hangout spot and beautiful hotel! It is not in Old Havana but it is definitely worth the quick cab ride for an evening after dinner. Did not actually stay in the hotel.

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dirgeneral2017, Director Comercial at Hotel Nacional de Cuba, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure to serve you in our Hotel and much more if you had such a special time. Whenever you return to Cuba, you will be welcomed by our Gardens. Thanks for choosing us.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of history associated with this place. We didn't stay here, but stopped by for late afternoon mojitos. Visit the bar to the left of the lobby to see displays of the many world figures who've been here. The grounds are a nice spot to have a drink and take in a view of the ocean.

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dirgeneral2017, Director Comercial at Hotel Nacional de Cuba, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure to serve you in our Hotel and much more if you had such a special time. Whenever you return to Cuba, you will be welcomed by our Gardens. Thanks for choosing us.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upon arriving at the hotel, one can imagine going back in time. The long driveway is filled with cars from the 1950's. The lobby is large with a lot of marble and wood. The staff has sufficient English to communicate with non Spanish speaking visitors. We stayed three nights at the beginning of our trip and two nights at the...

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dirgeneral2017, Director Comercial at Hotel Nacional de Cuba, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure to serve you in our Hotel and much more if you had such a special time. Whenever you return to Cuba, you will be welcomed by our Gardens. Thanks for choosing us.

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Go visit the bar on the terrace. Take in a drink or two (or three) while you watch the sunset along the Malecon. The prices are reasonable and the staff is awesome! We also came here for the cabaret show which was a 1.5-2 hr show of Cuban music and dance.

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dirgeneral2017, Director Comercial at Hotel Nacional de Cuba, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure to serve you in our Hotel and much more if you had such a special time. Whenever you return to Cuba, you will be welcomed by our Gardens. Thanks for choosing us.

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed 5 days at this beautiful hotel. I took the tour of the grounds and building and received information that was very interesting. Even if you don't stay here, you can enjoy the rear of the hotel grounds where you can view the ocean and the bunkers, canons.

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dirgeneral2017, Director Comercial at Hotel Nacional de Cuba, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure to serve you in our Hotel and much more if you had such a special time. Whenever you return to Cuba, you will be welcomed by our Gardens. Thanks for choosing us.

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With an exceptional location in the very center of the city of Havana, facing the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the entrance to the Bay of the capital; with a rich and surprising history, combining: milestones; the validity of our history and national culture, have done that since its inauguration in 1930 has welcomed countless personalities of world history, culture, science, sport and politics. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Nacional de Cuba

Address: Calle 21 y O | Vedado, Plaza, Havana 10400, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Price Range: $245 - $713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Nacional de Cuba 5*
Number of rooms: 473
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Also Known As:
Nacional De Cuba Hotel
Nacional De Cuba Havana
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Havana
#6 Luxury Hotel in Havana
#7 Business Hotel in Havana
#8 Romantic Hotel in Havana
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“If you want quiet, face the front of the hotel. Best views are rear of the hotel, but noisy in the evenings because of the music.”
fmmom2015, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to the executive floor if possible.”
ConnecticutGourmette, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ours overlooked the main entrance but noise was no problem”
simonc645, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with sea views on floors 4 and above if possible”
jivesroom, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Good views over the Malecon from one side. Rooms overlooking the entrance are surprisingly quiet but smaller.”
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LoneBrit, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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