Get ready for a true Cuban experience during an exciting 8-day stay in Havana, at the renowned Florida Hotel. Formerly a residential mansion, the Spanish-style property is located in Obispo, one of the liveliest and most famous streets in the old city, just a short distance away from important touristic attractions, including the Fine Arts Museum, the Plaza de Armas square, and the Floridita bar, Hemingway's personal favourite.
An art-deco sculpture of a nude woman welcomes guests to the hotel, which is complete with a spacious inner courtyard, bare columns, hanging lights and a glass fanlight which creates a laid-back atmosphere. Don't forget to head down to the elegant piano bar for wonderful nightly entertainment and tasty drinks. Locals and tourists alike enjoy the animated Cuban and Jazz music performed by musicians every night in the venue.
- Departs: london
- Arrives: havana, Cuba
- Departs: havana, Cuba
- Arrives: london
- Bed and Breakfast
- charming colonial style hotel in Havana's old town
- Remarkable art deco sculpture of nude woman adorns the entrance
- The piano bar is renowned for its music and charm
The Florida Hotel building was a residential mansion built in 1836 and converted into a hotel in 1885. Since then, Florida Hotel has become one of the most famous hotels in Havana. This elegant hotel is located in Old Havana on lively Obispo Street, close to the Plaza de Armas where you will find shops, art galleries and museums. The hotel’s beautiful architecture celebrates the area’s past splendour. The tranquil courtyard is surrounded by stone columns and arches and provides a peaceful escape from the busy streets outside. The elegant guest rooms are decorated with period furnishings, wrought-iron beds and marble floors. Guests can dine in the hotel's atmospheric restaurant, enjoy a drink at the Piano Bar or enjoy the many restaurants and bars of Old Havana. Hotel Florida’s fantastic location and old world charm offer a distinctive Havana holiday experience.
Excellent service all round. The local reps were very helpful and helped to give us a wonderful holiday.
Mark Pook reviewing Florida Hotel (11-Feb-2017)