Hotel Nacional De Cuba 5 Stars

  Calle 21 y O, Vedado, Plaza - 10400 Ciudad de la Habana - Havana, Cuba View Map
Location: Centro Habana

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The Hotel Nacional de Cuba is a historic 5 star hotel in the city of Havana, Cuba. The building was opened back in 1930, when Cuba was one of most coveted travel destinations for American people and the embargo against the island had not yet started. Later on, during the crisis, the hotel was used by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara as their headquarters to organize the defence against the US. Many famous people stayed at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba, right in the heart of Havana, such as Marlon Brando, John Wayne, Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Buster Keaton, Frank Sinatra, Ernest Hemingway and many more. The hotel is still considered an authentic symbol of Cuban culture and history and is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Located in the area of Vedado, the Hotel Nacional de Cuba offers majestic views over the harbour of Havana and on the whole city. For bookings and reservation, please check out the rooms' availability using the form below.

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Built in 1930, this prestigious hotel has already attracted hundreds of artists, scientists and politicians. Winston Churchill, Maria Felix, Jorge Negrete and Alexander Fleming left their footprints. With its historical and cultural heritage, the hotel has been recognized National Monument of Cuba in 1998. This hotel is spread over 8 floors and 426 rooms including 17 junior suites and 2 suites. The Veranda Restaurant serves breakfast and lunch and dinner. The restaurant Aguiar, à la carte, you can order national and international dishes for dinner, listening to soft music played on piano. La Barraca, a restaurant in a rustic setting located in a garden, offers authentic Cuban cuisine and traditional country music. Safe, currency exchange, Internet access and room service and laundry services are also available. Our majestic building has all modern amenities and also offers meeting rooms, ideal for meetings or other events.


The lobby is spacious,functional and is decorated with Seville mosaics. The front desk is fully covered with precious woods.


It's is a low rise building with a eclectic style which shows the use of Cuban material such as marble, hard and precious woods, Jaimanita stones amongst others


Most of the rooms are medium to large in size with a traditional decor. Some of them were restored and polished to show the designs of mosaics combining green and brown.


The restaurant serves international and very traditional cuisine for seven decades now.


The hotel is located just a few kilometres away from the Old Havana. It is sitting on Taganana hill's mound and enjoyed a previleged position.

Hotel facilities

  •  Car Parking
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Lifts 6
  •  Travel Agency
  •  Disabled Facilities
  •  Boutique
  •  Tennis Court
  •  Check-in at From 12:00
  •  Laundry Service
  •  Beauty Center
  •  Sauna
  •  Minibus parking area
  •  Lightboard available
  •  Projector available
  •  Meeting room
  •  Baby sitting
  •  Shops
  •  Outdoor Swimmingpool
  •  Voltage 110
  •  Single rooms 30
  •  Twin rooms 1
  •  Double rooms 61
  •  Triple rooms 11
  •  Suite rooms 15

The Hotel Nacional De Cuba is perfect for who wants to travel by car. The accommodation is with air conditioning. The hotel is suitable for sportsmen. Inside the Hotel Nacional De Cuba there is a travel agency available for guests. The Hotel Nacional De Cuba offers disabled facilities. This hotel is ideal for shopping lovers. The hotel is great for those who enjoy playing tennis. The Hotel Nacional De Cuba offers a laundry service. The Hotel Nacional De Cuba offers wellness features. Guests have access to an overhead projector to better support meetings, etc.. There is a projector available for the use in meetings. The hotel is great for those who travel for work. The hotel is ideal for families with small children. The accommodation is suitable for those who love shopping. The hotel is suitable for sportsmen.

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
  •  Mini Bar
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Radio

The Hotel Nacional De Cuba offers the use of a TV in the rooms. The Hotel Nacional De Cuba offers a minibar service. The Hotel Nacional De Cuba rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. The accommodation offers a radio service for its guests.

 Public transport

  • Airport: HAV
  • Time to the Airport: 40 MIN
  • Distance from the airport: 20 KM

 Guests' Reviews

Baltimore, United States

Average: 2.3/5 More Details

Old world elegance

Elegant hotel (at least the lobby) built in 1930 that gives you a flavor of the glory days of havana. evenings on the veranda listening to music, drinking mojitas and savoring the breeze are memorable. but service and food are generally poor and not worth the price. hot water very unreliable and most rooms run down. internet unspeakably slow. we asked for window to be opened 3 days in a row and it never happened. not what you expect from a 4 or 5 star hotel in any country.



United States

Excellent: 4.6/5 More Details

Nacionale hotel

We had a great time staying at this iconic hotel. it was fun of history & it's a beautiful landmark..


Very Good: 4.3/5 More Details

Old world charm and elegance

The hotel nacional de cuba is the perfect example of old world charm and elegance. from the moment you step into the beautifully tiled lobby to the elevators and the rooms, you feel like you have stepped back in time. the staff are friendly and extremely helpful - from the reception to the concierge, the cleaning staff and especially the breakfast staff. one morning a waiter asked if we had enjoyed the cuban coffee and on seeing there was none available at the time he quickly ran and made a special pot for us - too kind!
the rooms are clean and the ac works well - which is great as cuba is often very humid.
the grounds are a mix of historical significance and comfortable relaxation areas - the war tunnels are very interesting and there are several bars where you can relax with a traditional mojito. a very very pleasant stay.



United States

Very Good: 3.9/5 More Details

Nice experience

The hotel is beautiful and it was a nice experience in general.


Very Good: 4.1/5 More Details

Friendly helpful staff

I enjoyed our night here, and the terrace etc. the food needs improving - the buffet dinner was not kept hot enough and some was undercooked. otherwise a very enjoyable stay.


Low: 1/5 More Details

Extreme disappointment

We did not get to stay at the nacional hotel havana due to overbooking by the staff. we arrived without being notified of this and were treated very rudely by the reception staff and sent off to a substandard hotel out of town. very disappointed and greatly ripped off( $660us).



Trenton, United States

Very Good: 3.9/5 More Details

Old classic hotel, dated rooms

Really classy place, good location along the malecon and lots of history.

it also has wifi for purchase btw - which was pretty fast!

the one thing we didn't like were the dated rooms. dingy old blue carpeting, not too much light, and frozen in the 1980s.



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