Information about the area of accommodation in Vedado.
It can be considered, especially La Rampa the current center of Havana, neighborhood of business and trade. There are banks, airlines, travel agencies, cinemas, offices of ministries, numerous hotels and shops. The avenues and streets of Vedado are drawn at right angles and are named with numbers or letters. Squares, gardens and many green spaces invite the traveler to sit and enjoy the air and to observe the style of quiet the average Cuban life.
It is one of the favorite urban areas of Havana, a central capital region many prefer to dwell, and which is where most of the possibilities of leisure and recreation of natural and foreign moves within the citadina geography.
The Vedado is today in day, without discussion, the area houses preferred accommodation of the city, a charming residential area surrounded by lush greenery where stately mansions distributed among squares, gardens and green spaces that captivate all passersby are located.
Some of the most prominent buildings deserve special attention the National Hotel, the Victory, the Free Havana, the Capri, Riviera, Melia Cohiba, between the most famous and traditional Hotels of Cuba. We also find in the Vedado the Focsa building that is the highest of the island of Cuba and in the 50s was within 7 Buildings built on higher concrete of the World.
The University of Havana is one of the most emblematic buildings of the Vedado. Access to the university campus is a real challenge through its steps consisting of 192 steps and the Alma Mater with open arms that it receives to all equally. The youthful air is permeated every corner of the neighborhood, which is evidenced with the current movement in the streets and sites of interest. Prices of private houses of accommodation are between 30 and 40 CUC per night.
National Hotel of Cuba
The National Hotel of Cuba, inaugurated on December 30, 1930, is one of the most classic and emblematic hotels of Havana. Your luxury, elegance, distinction and services of the first class, they stay intact after six decades of leadership respected in the hotel Cuban industry. It is a National Monument and it is declared a Memory of the World by the UNESCO. The building of eight apartments and Spanish style, stands on top of a hill overlooking the Malecon.
Among its first illustrious visitors personalities of art and literature as Johnny Weissmuller, Buster Keaton, Jose Mujica, Jorge Negrete, Agustin Lara, Tyrone Power, Romulo Gallegos, Errol Flynn, Marlon Brando and the famous Ernest Hemingway, who donated highlighted the bar "Mermaid" a copy of Castero. Enrich its tradition of luxury host of personalities from politics and science, as Winston Churchill, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, scientist Alexander Fleming, countless Ibero-American Heads of State and European monarchs.
Places of Interest of the Vedado:
La Rampa, L Street, Square of the Revolution, Cemetery Colon, ice cream parlor Coppelia, Museum of Decorative Arts, Melia Cohiba Hotel, Havana Libre Hotel, Riviera Hotel, Colina Hotel, National Hotel of Cuba, Presidente Hotel, Mella Theater, Memorial José Martí, Cine Yara, National Theater of Cuba, Plaza de la Catedral, International Press Center, Gallery UNEAC, Havana University, National Library José Martí, House of the Americas, Bookstore Fernando Ortiz, El Gato Tuerto, Havana Coffee, Opus bar, the Fox and the Crow, Jazz Coffee, House of the Trova, Coffee Singer Mi Habana, between others.