Hotel Raquel 4 Stars

  Calle Amargura, No. 103 esq. a San Ignacio, Havana Vieja - Havana, Cuba View Map
Location: La Habana Vieja

Hotel Raquel in Havana is housed in a charming Art Nouveau structure in a humble area, close to the Old Town Square and other famous places of historical and cultural interest of the Cuban capital. Marble floors, elegant pillars and period sofas welcome the guests, but one of the most remarkable features of the Raquel is its lobby, enhanced by a huge stained glass skylight that invites every passerby to look up. The Raquel Hotel is distinguished among other facilities for its ties with the Jewish faith, displayed by various decorative motifs. By making a reservation at this 4-star hotel ten minutes from downtown Havana, you can stay in stylish rooms equipped with all amenities such as air conditioning, minibar, satellite TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. At Hotel Raquel, guests can benefit from a well-equipped gym, a sauna, a beauty center and a parking space. Internet access is free. The hotel reception with its multilingual staff offers services 24 hours a day. On site there is a restaurant where you can enjoy many local and international dishes and a bar, while a magnificent solarium is located in the attic of the hotel. The Raquel Hotel is situated near the most famous shopping streets but also at just a five minutes’ walk from Plaza de la Cathedral and Palacio de los Capitanes Generales (City Museum of Havana). Hotel Raquel is the right solution for those seeking elegant accommodation in Havana, Cuba.

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Hotel Details


This elegant, leading hotel is known for its harmonic Art Nouveau style. The beauty and sensuality go hand in hand with the romantic atmosphere, which combines impressively with eclectic elements of the architecture. The biblical name and some of the spaces allegorically reflect Hebrew culture. The building was constructed in 1905 for use as offices, shops and a textile warehouse. It was extended in 1908 to its current size. In later years the building housed the Cuban Chamber of Commerce as well as the headquarters of Industries and Navigation. Renovated in 2001, this 3-storey hotel features a terrace as well as a total of 25 rooms, including 4 junior suites. Guests are offered a lobby with lift, a safe, a cloakroom, currency exchange counter and a reception which is open 24 hours. Furthermore, the historic air-conditioned hotel includes a restaurant with highchairs and Internet connection. A laundry service and room service are also available (charges apply). A car park (fees apply) is also available.


The hotel has 25 standard rooms that are well designed and tastefully decorated with delicate cream color that gives relaxation and hospitality. The bathrooms are spacious. Fourteen rooms have views. The rooms have air conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, safe, room service, hairdryer, minibar, private bathroom, balcony or terrace. The mini suites are slightly larger than standard rooms. All these suites have balconies overlooking the streets surrounding a lounge modestoe a desk. The rooms have air conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, safe, room service, hairdryer, minibar, private bathroom, balcony or terrace, living room.


At the east end of a residential area, the Plaza Vieja is located down the street and the hotel is about 5 blocks away from all the most interesting places in the colonial heart of Havana. A walk to San Ignacio will take you directly to the Cathedral of Havana.

Hotel facilities

  •  Car Parking
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Lifts 1
  •  Bar
  •  Travel Agency
  •  Disabled Facilities
  •  Restaurant
  •  Check-in at From 12:00
  •  Laundry Service
  •  Beauty Center
  •  Sauna
  •  Baby sitting
  •  Shops
  •  Solarium
  •  Voltage 110
  •  Single rooms 25
  •  Twin rooms 21
  •  Double rooms 2
  •  Suite rooms 21

The Hotel Raquel is perfect for who wants to travel by car. The accommodation is with air conditioning. The hotel is ideal for sports lovers. There is a bar inside the hotel. Inside the Hotel Raquel there is a travel agency available for guests. The Hotel Raquel offers disabled facilities. Guests can use the hotel's restaurant. The Hotel Raquel offers a laundry service. The Hotel Raquel offers wellness features. The hotel is ideal for families with small children. The accommodation is suitable for those who love shopping. There is a solarium on the premises.

The hotel provides either its own car park or a nearby one with a special agreement; being not included in the room price, for a paid parking the payment have to be carried out directly on the spot.

Rooms facilities

  •  Television
  •  Direct Dial Telephone
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Mini Bar
  •  Hairdryer
  •  High Speed Modem
  •  Satellite TV
  •  Trouser Press
  •  Alarm Clock
  •  Radio
  •  Movies

The Hotel Raquel offers the use of a TV in the rooms. Accommodation has direct dial telephone in all rooms. The Hotel Raquel offers a minibar service. The Hotel Raquel rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. The hotel rooms offers high-speed Internet service. The hotel offers its guests the use of an pants iron (trouser press) . The hotel offers a wake up service for guests. The accommodation offers a radio service for its guests. The Hotel Raquel offers a movie service.

 Public transport

  • Time to the Airport: 30 MIN
  • Distance from the airport: 20 KM
  • Distance from Railway Station: 5 KM

 Guests' Reviews


Average: 2/5 More Details

Hotel raquel - relocated on arrival

Can't review this hotel as we arrived 12.30 am after 24 hours of travelling to discover there was no room for us. a piece of paper with no letterhead or identification of any kind was passed over the counter, which read 'there is no room for you here, you have been reallocated to **** hotel, hotel raquel bears no responsibility'.
who is at fault - the hotel or hotelsclick? not sure, won't recommend either in the future.



United Kingdom

Very Good: 3.6/5 More Details

Lovely hotel

Beautiful hotel with lovely roof terrace. rooms are clean but basic and breakfast could be improved.


Good: 3.4/5 More Details

Havana good location

The entrance lobby to the hotel is very impressive and we had high hopes based on this. unfortunately the elevator broke while we were in it and it was not a great experience. along with this the air conditioning broke within the hotel and it made our room very uncomfortable. i had asked for a fan to be made available but was told there was not any. i walked down again at 11:30 and firmly stated this was not exceptable, we could not even get to sleep as the temperature were in excess of 30 and we had to leave the hotel at 4:30am the next morning. they eventually gave us the fan they had behind in their office which helped. we also saw on our welcome literature that we were entitled to a free cocktail on arrival. you have to ask because it will not be offered.



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