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Destination: Havana, Cuba
Address: Calle Amargura, No. 103 esq. a San Ignacio, Habana Vieja. Ciudad Habana, Cuba.
Phone: (537) 8608280
Fax: (537) 8608275
Travel Deals and Special Offers for Hotel RaquelSpecial Offer for stays of 3 or more nights, in Double Room: One FREE romantic Dinner at Jardin del Eden restaurant, Late Check Out until 16:00 Hrs (it depends of hotel´s availability) and 1 hour of FREE Internet access, in any of Habaguanex’s Cyber Cafés.
Hotel Raquel Description
Very near the Plaza Vieja and San Francisco squares, stands the Raquel Hotel in Old Havana, an elegant 19th Century Art Nouveau construction which re-creates an ambience allegorical to Hebrew culture and a tribute to women, beauty and love. The property houses 25 elegantly designed rooms decorated with paintings by famous Cuban artists. The striking stained-glass lamps contribute to enhance the mystical atmosphere of its impressive lobby.
About Hotel Raquel
- Located in: Ciudad
- Rebuilt in: 2003
- Buildings: 1
- Total Rooms: 25
- Floors: 3
- Lifts: 1
- Children & Kids welcomed
Hotel Raquel Features
- Check In: 16:00 hrs.
- Check Out: 12:00 hrs.
- Late Check Out: Until 18 hours, according to disponibilities with extra charges.
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Attractions near the Hotel Raquel
Capitolio NacionalThe National Capitol, one of the most emblematic buildings of the Havana skyline, occupies an area of 38 875 m² It was the seat of the legislative body of the Republic since its inauguration on May 20, 1929. At the moment, it is the venue of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment.
Inside is the diamond that marks kilometer zero of the Central Highway, at the entrance to the majestic Salon de los Pasos Perdidos (Hall of the Lost Steps) and directly in front of the colossal Statue of the Republic (17,54 m) by the Italian sculptor Angelo Zanelli, which is considered the third highest indoor statute in the world.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana
Museum of the RevolutionLocated in the former Presidential Palace, the museum exhibits a large number of objects of extraordinary historical importance related to the struggle for independence of the Cuban people. The Granma memorial is situated in the surrounding area and exhibits the boat, protected by a glass case, that Fidel Castro and 82 revolutionaries used to return to Cuba from exile in Mexico and thus initiated the final struggle for the independence of Cuba.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana. Calle Refugio Nro. 1 entre Monserrate y Zulueta. Old Havana.
San Carlos de La Cabaña FortressThe construction of the largest of all the Spanish military fortresses concluded in 1774 and its presence exerted a deterring effect on the enemies of the country. It occupies an area of 10 hectares and consists of bulwarks, barracks, moats, covered roads, squares and warehouses. On January 3, 1959, Commander Ernesto Che Guevara militarily seized the fortress and established his headquarters there, which is now a museum that exhibits personal documents and valuable testimonies of the Heroic Guerrilla. Every evening the Cannon is Blast Ceremony is held in one of its squares at 9:00 pm.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana.
Tropicana NightclubAfter more than fifty years of existence, this famous Cuban nightclub is internationally renowned for the virtuosity of its dancers, experience of its artistic directors and skill of its cast (made up by more than 200 professionals) and also because the performance is not presented in a theatre but rather, and true to its slogan, in a "Paradise under the Stars". Numerous prominent Cuban and American artists as well as countless of famed actors, actresses, businessmen and politician were regulars at this cabaret. Its show has toured the leading capitals of the Caribbean, Europe and the Americas.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana
Tres Reyes del Morro CastleThe Castillo de los Tres Reyes del Morro is perhaps the most emblematic of all Cuban fortresses. Its construction began in 1589 and concluded in 1630. In its day it was considered a fundamental piece for defending Havana against corsairs and pirates. The lighthouse was added a few years after its construction (45 m), and is considered the unequivocal distinctive seal of Havana.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana
Cathedral SquareThe internationally renowned Cathedral Square, originally called Plaza de la Ciénaga (Swamp Square) was built on a marshland plagued with underground streams and very close to the bay, whose waters also penetrated the area. Work on the buildings began in the last quarter of the 18th Century. The church of the Jesuits was granted the category of cathedral in 1789. No one has ever referred to it as Swamp Square since. The two hundred year old cathedral stands in a beautiful square. It is open for services and was declared National Monument.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana. Calle Empedrado # 156. Old Havana. Cuba
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