Hotel Santa Isabel

Location: Havana | Cuba

Housed in a palace built for the Havana aristocracy, the Hotel Santa Isabel epitomizes taste and luxury. From its arched colonial façade and elegant, chandelier-lit lobby to its magnificent marble staircases and serene open courtyard, this hotel oozes the regal feel of historical Havana.
Perfect forThose wishing to experience a taste of Havana’s past.
In the knowWith previous guests including former US President Jimmy Carter, Hollywood hellraiser Jack Nicholson and rock legend Robert Plant, you know you’re in good company at the Hotel Santa Isabel.

Recommended for...

  • City Hotel
  • Cultural Immersion
  • History & Heritage
  • Romantic

Hotel Overview


The eastern side of Plaza de Armas, overlooking Havana Bay behind.

Rooms at Hotel Santa Isabel

Rooms and suites at Hotel Santa Isabel are simple and elegant, reflecting the colonial style of the hotel with French balcony doors opening onto dazzling terraces, beautiful tiled floors and period furniture. The old-world charm of the architecture and furniture is offset by wall decoration courtesy of beautiful contemporary Cuban art.

Food and facilities

El Condado restaurant serves up classic international cuisine in an elegant colonial setting, while El Globo café is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy a delicious Cuban coffee while you watch Old Havana go by. The bar at Hotel Santa Isabel is said to make the best mojito in Havana, so there’s no excuse not to pay a visit and enjoy one of their renowned cocktails in a traditional environment accompanied by some live music.

Activities at Hotel Santa Isabel

The charming cobbled square of Plaza de Armas is right on your doorstep and is home to a selection of some of Old Havana’s finest bars, museums and restaurants. There are various historical and cultural attractions within easy access of the hotel, including the San Carlos de la Cabana Fortress, El Templete, and Real Fuerza Castle.

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