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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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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


Cathedral Square

The 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


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


Nine o'clock Cannon Blast Ceremony

The Cannon Blast ceremony is one of the oldest and attractive traditions of Havana. In colonial days, the shots signalled the closing and opening of the gates of the walled city and the rising of the chain across the entrance to the harbour. The tradition of firing a cannon every night at 9:00 pm was kept even after the wall was torn down and is still used for checking your watch.
Place: Ciudad de La Habana


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.


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.


Real Fuerza Castle

The castle is located in Old Havana, in an attractive area of important architectural, urban, cultural and social values. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is also the oldest fortress of the former fortification system of Havana. A replica of the La Giraldilla, the symbol of the city, can be seen on the highest tower of the castle (the original is in the Museum of the City).
Place: Ciudad de La Habana. Old Havana.


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