VacacionarTravel.com
Motorhome
Excursions
Transfers
Flights
CALL CENTER
+1 (855) 65-iTRAVEL
Toll-free
+53 (7) 204-6457
Assistance In Cuba
DECEMBER 6,2019 5:10 AM
English English Español Español
You are from: Estados Unidos de America( select your country)
Search
New Users
Join the Vacacionar Travel member´s club and create a quick and easy free account
Registered users
Already registered?
Log on using your user name and password.
Messages
Send a message to our staff.
"All Inclusive" Hotels
Bask on the beaches of at all inclusive resorts ...
Economic Hotels
Get the cheap rates on all hotel rooms.
Boutique Hotels
An exclusive selection of boutique hotels from around Cuba.
Early Bookings
Save money on our early booking deals.
Design your trip
Cars
Hotels
Flights
Transfers
Excursions
Packages
FilmMakers Groups
Producers and Filmmakers Groups
Groups to Cuba
Incentives & Groups on holidays. Make your dreams come true.
QuickTravel
Use this section for last minute reservations
We accept
We accept VISA and MasterCard credit cards.
Approved Site by Minister of Tourism of Cuba
Site powered by 3Milenio Reservation System
Cuba: Cultural and Historic Legacy for Tourism
Date: AUG 13, 2012
Other Reports

Havana, the main urban center in the island, stands out among the preferred cities by thousands of visitors who arrive in the country every year attracted by the leisure options and the Cuban cultural and historic heritage.

The city is well known for its fortress system, including the castle of San Salvador de la Punta which was built on one end of the San Lázaro Cove, in the western coast of the harbor entrance.

The system also includes La Cabaña, a military architectural jewel of the 18th century which combines the military development of colonial times, with a variety of architectural and space components.

El Morro, the most relevant colonial fortress, not only from the strategic and military point of view, but also for its still functioning lighthouse which is regarded as a symbol of the city, completes the system.

Together with modern hotels for vacationers in Havana, tourists can also find accommodation in lodging facilities with a centenary history.

The Plaza hotel, located in Havana’s historic heart, stands out among these centenary buildings with more than a hundred years in the tourist business.

The hotel was opened in the former mansion of the counts of Casa Pedroso in January, 1909; thus becoming the third building of its kind located in the vicinity of Havana’s Central Park.

The hotel became famous for the history of its distinguished guests, including the Russian ballerina Ana Pavlova, who enjoyed her stay in the hotel rooms in 1915 and 1917.

The National Hotel also stands out in the city with seven decades of remarkable history and included among the 10 Palace hotels in the world; it was the only five-star hotel in the Caribbean during the 1930’s and the 1950’s.

In addition, Havana has the Inglaterra Hotel, the senior lodging facility in the island, which was opened on December 23, 1875 and was named after England, the main world power at the time.

The Raquel hotel also offers an interesting option of 25 air-conditioned and comfortable double rooms, which have a luxurious design and are distributed in three levels characterized by an impressive decorative line.

Cigar lovers can enjoy unique places like the Conde de Villanueva hotel or Los Frailes, a monastery-style facility; these options are complemented by the Palacio de San Miguel, an attractive offer for those who wish to enjoy culture and intimacy.

The National Capitol, a majestic building whose construction required 5 million bricks, 38,000 cubic meters of sand; 40,000 cubic meters of stone; 150,000 cement bags; 3,500 tons of structural beams and 2,000 tons of steel bars, is another emblematic place in the city.

Castle of Los Tres Reyes del Morro
La Cabaña Fortress
La Punta Fortress
Façade of Inglaterra Hotel. Night view
Façade of Inglaterra Hotel.
Inglaterra Hotel. Lobby
Related Hotels
  • Ambos Mundos
  • Armadores de Santander
  • Beltrán de Santa Cruz
  • Conde de Villanueva
  • El Comendador
  • El Mesón de la Flota
  • Florida
  • Los Frailes
  • Palacio O´Farrill
  • Palacio San Miguel
  • Park View
  • Raquel
  • Santa Isabel
  • Saratoga
  • Tejadillo
  • Telégrafo
  • Valencia

  • Gallery
    Castle of Los Tres Reyes del Morro

    Choose a small photo to enlarge:
    Castle of Los Tres Reyes del Morro La Cabaña Fortress La Punta Fortress Façade of Inglaterra Hotel. Night view Façade of Inglaterra Hotel. Inglaterra Hotel. Lobby Inglaterra Hotel. A la carte restaurant Nacional de Cuba Hotel. Outside corridors Parque Central Hotel, Panoramic View. Plaza Hotel. Bar Plaza Hotel. Lobby
    Home | Cars | Hotels | Flights | Transfers | Packages | Open Voucher
    About us | Affiliate System | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy
    ®2001 - 2019 Vacacionar Travel S.A. All rights reserved.