Final touches to a new Hotel in the Old Havana

Tuesday, 14 September 2010News

HAVANA, Cuba -- A new hotel in the City's Historical Center, the Palacio de Marqués de San Felipe y Santiago de Bejucal will open its doors in November 2010 with 27 rooms, as announced by the Office of the Historian of the City.

According to the note, these capabilities will increase to 560 the rooms available for tourism in that area.

The Historian's Office reported that the new Palace will be managed by the tourism company Habaguanex S.A.. Orlando Castellanos, head of the work told the press that this "is coming to an end" and currently are reviewing the details of the termination.

Palacio Marqués de San Felipe y Santiago de Bejucal

The hotel was described by Castellanos as an attractive building with distinctive elements, such as the singular lamp that illuminates the lobby, the bar's patio, where we found the crystal and the statue of Neptune stands as a symbol of the precinct.

The property is at the junction of Oficios and Amargura streets, and in front of the San Francisco de Asís square. Three of the rooms are suites, "in which combines the building's history and environment, with modern technologies installed and other requirements necessary for travelers of these times and also added the best attributes for future guests stays", he said. Also added that "Interior has a minimalist style that contrasts with the Baroque ornamentation of the façade".

The building was owned by Don Sebastian de Peñalver late seventeenth century, and of the successors of the fourth Marquis of San Felipe and Santiago, at the beginning of the next century. The management said that the four-star hotel if perfect for "Romance and Honeymoons". He added that after the opening "substancial discounts" will be offered.

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