The Hotel Presidenté – a classic 1920′s building, the first ‘sky scraper’ in Cuba! It’s charm and warmth are augmented by the beautiful views, the pool and the 24-hour lobby bar and café. The hotel is managed by the global ROC company, and is among the best of Havana’s hotels. The location of the hotel – only one block from the famous Malecon seawall, and in the heart of the Vedado neighborhood, put the Presidente in walking distance from nearly all of Havana. The hotel’s official website is HERE.
Roc Hotel Presidente, located in the prestigious Vedado neighborhood of Havana, only 200 meters from the famous Pier of Havana, “el Malecón”, on the Avenue of the Presidents, and flanked by the Cuban Cancillería (the Foreign Office) and the “Casa de las Americas”, the Hotel Presidente rises gracefully with its 10 stories of history and in its peculiar colors of vermilion and beige. The Hotel characterizes itself for being housed in a spectacular building from the 1920’s, being the first skyscraper in the city of Havana, and for its breathtaking interiors representing the era it was built in, while offering all of the modern comforts and services required by guests from around the world.
The Hotel was completely renovated in 2000 following a clear luxury style and keeping all of the grandeur of its recent history. Hotel Presidente’s guests have included many diplomats, artists, and actors as well as famous artists and international business people. It is for this reason that exquisite care was taken to preserve every detail during its recent restoration and decoration.
Throughout the interior of the Hotel, there are more than 400 classic pieces of art displayed, giving a very unique perspective to the guests from the moment of their arrival. Enjoy the “Lobby Museum”, relax by the poolside bar and pizzeria or enjoy a mojito at the 24 hour lobby bar. Guests can choose from a great variety of high quality restaurants and bars to dine and entertain, including a buffet restaurant, the renowned a la carta “Chez Merito” restaurant, the poolside bar-restaurant with light meals during the day and dinner service as Pizzeria Las Terrazas; the Lobby Bar, and the terraced Gran Café. The hotel offers in-room wifi services as well as internet service in the lobby. There is an on-site tourist bureau where excursions and evening activities can be arranged and money can be exchanged into Cuban Convertible Pesos (CUC). It is a hotel where the guests can appreciate the best virtues of Havana, the great colonial capital of Cuba.