The Hotel was inaugurated on December 30, 1930, was built in just 13 months by major US companies and styled National ecléctico.Toma your name Cuba, because despite being operated until 1959 for several American companies, has always been owned by the Cuban state.
It is located on a hill in the Vedado area, facing the Malecón, its grounds were a Spanish fortification in the late eighteenth century, the Battery of Santa Clara; composed of 15 guns which remain 2 in the garden, these being part of the World Heritage Site.
The American Mafia in the 40s, the big meeting held here Mafia, being the starting point for your business on the island, and transformed one of the rooms of the Hotel in casino gaming.
Back to the glorious triumph of the Cuban Revolution in 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Hotel was a zone defense, digging for the garden tunnels and trenches.
More than 8 decades treasured stories and anecdotes of celebrities who have walked the halls, allow the Hotel is a National Monument and World Report.
Today is the Hotel Insigne of the Cuban Hospitality, belongs to Gran Caribe Hotel Group, under the Ministry of Tourism, provided all the facilities that you require for your stay, surrounded by music and Cuban traditions.
From 2004 to 2014 the hotel has been awarded the WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 12 times as 'Hotel Leader of Cuba'
His story is not over: the experiences that live here and personalities continue to visit us allow the story to continue.