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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
    

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(1 - 6):
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Travel Deals and Special Offers for Hotel Raquel

Special 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


Arms Square

The oldest space of the city surrounded by the most important political, military, religious and civil buildings of the town: la Real Casa de Correos (1772-90), Palacio del Segundo Cabo and Palacio de los Capitanes Generales (1776-91). In 1955, a statue of the Father of the Homeland, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, stands in the center of the square.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana. Capitanes Generales. Old Havana.


San Francisco de Asis Square

The origin of this beautiful popular square, situated between San Pedro, Oficios y Amargura streets, goes back to 1628. Two buildings of significant importance flank its large cobbled space: the Convent and the Lesser Basilica, whose tower for many years was considered the highest point of the town. Given its location very close to the bay, it soon became a commercial square and a source of livelihood for the people of Havana. The Covent and the Basilica are now a concert hall and the Museum of Religious Art.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana. Old Havana.


Capitanes Generales Palace

Currently the venue of the Office of the Historian of Havana, the palace was built in 1776 and has been given several functions: official residence of the Spanish governors, Presidential Palace and Municipal Palace of Havana. The City Museum currently occupies part of the sumptuous halls that exhibit valuable treasures such as: the first Cuban flag, personal effects of the heroes of Cuba: Jose Martí, Máximo Gómez and Antonio Maceo together with a priceless collection of colonial furniture, carriages and other works of art.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana. Old Havana.


El Templete

This small neo-classical style construction was built in the second half of the 18th Century. It is located in Plaza de Armas on the site where the first public mass was celebrated and also the site of the first town council of the nascent town of San Cristóbal de La Habana. The Templete resembles a Doric temple and houses three commemorative canvasses by the famous French painter Juan Bautista Vermey. One of the walls exhibits the plate that declares Old Havana a World Heritage Site.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana


Tres Reyes del Morro Castle

The 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


San Francisco de Asis Church and Convent

The San Francisco de Asís Church and Convent is the current scenario of the richest cultural traditions. As the City Historian has said: “to collect, restore, conserve and exhibit are the classic principles that govern there.... so as to save from the offenses of time the endangered heritage.” The construction of the current set dates from 1738, and it replaced a more modest one completed in 1591. Since it was closed to worship in 1841, the building has seen the most diverse uses. After a restoration that brought back its original values in the nineties, the architectural group has harbored, also, a concert hall and the Holy, Sacred and Religious Art museums.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana. Old Havana.


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