Hotel Inglaterra



The Hotel Inglaterra is one of the most famous and visited hotels all over Havana. Its origins date back to a building built at the time of the walled city, known as the Café Escauriza, which renamed Café Louvre in 1863, leading to the historic and famous sidewalk Louvre, a major place in the history of Cuba where Cuban patriots were cited to conspire against colonial rule.

In 1877 the Café changed ownership and since that time had attached to it a practice known as Le Grand Hotel and restaurant facility England. In 1886 and was known as the three unified Hotel Inglaterra buildings and added a third floor, leaving result in the presence of one of the world's best hotels. In 1901 he was added electric lights in every room telephone and telegraph communication for all countries, placing it as the best in Latin America and keeping it as one of the best in the world.

In 1931, despite its glorious past and a product of the world economic crisis, it closed its doors, I returning them to open in 1939 with a much lower profile, only dedicated to the celebration of social activities. In 1973 he again closed and in 1989, after an extensive restoration, the hotel reopened its doors to the public until now.

In it they have stayed throughout its history international personalities such as Sarah Bernhardt, Juventino Rosas, Winston Churchill, Ruben Dario, Enrico Caruso, Jorge Negrete, among others. It was declared a National Monument in 1981.

Type: Building

Year built:1875

Address: Calle Paseo de Martí (Prado) Nro. 416, esquina a San Rafael centro habana 10600

Area: Old Havana

Phone:+53 8668415

Style: Eclectic Style