This is my fourth stay at the Hotel Presidente. It is still a good and reasonably priced hotel in Havana. The buffet was better this year compared to previous years (except for the coffee which was still as bad... buy your coffee from the bar in the lobby instead). The rooms still could benefit from some maintenance but they are overall good and clean.
A couple of changes this year : there used to be a Cadeca (money exchange office) in the hotel but not anymore, in addition there is now wireless internet in the lobby ($) and lower floors of the hotel (not the upper ones). There is now also a band that play in front of the hotel every night until about 11PM, nice new change unless you are in one of the lower floor and want to sleep early.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The ROC-Hotels Presidente **** is located just 3 kms from the old historical part of Havana, "La Havana Vieja", a twenty minutes drive from the Jose Marti International Airport. It is only 20 minutes from the East Side beaches and 200 meters from the renowned Amadeo Roldan Theatre. Located in El Vedado, only 200 meters from the famous Pier of Havana, "el Malecon", on the Avenue of the Presidents, and flanked by the Cuban Foreign Office and the "Casa de las Americas", the Hotel Presidente rises gracefully with its 10 floors of history and in its peculiar colours of vermilion. The Roc-Hotels Presidente characterises itself for being housed in a spectacular building from the 1920's, being the first skyscraper in the city of Havana, and for its breathtaking interiors representing the era it was built in, but with all its modern comfort and services that the client seeks. The Hotel was reformed in 2011 following a clear luxury style and keeping all the grandeur of its recent history that included many famous personalities of diplomacy and business companies, as well as the art world. It is for this reason that an exquisite care was taken to preserve every detail during its restoration and decoration. Throughout the interior of the Hotel, displayed are more than 400 classified pieces of art, giving a very unique taste to the guests from the moment of their arrival. They can enjoy the "Lobby Museum", relax by the poolside, or go on interesting excursions to Pinar del Rio, Varadero, Santa Maria del Mar or other famous sites nearby. We offer bed and breakfast (CP board), breakfast and dinner ( Half board). We have WIFI in all rooms and all service areas. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Presidente Hotel Havana