Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana has officially opened as Cuba’s first five-star luxury hotel, the company announced.
Centrally located in the heart of Old Havana, the hotel features 246 rooms and suites, six restaurants and bars, a world-class spa and wellness facility, as well as panoramic views of the historic city centre.
"Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana marks a re-entry into the Americas for Kempinski Hotels and will elevate expectations of what it means to experience luxurious, European-style hospitality in Havana," the comapny said in a press statement.
Rooms and suites start at 38 square metres for the Patio Rooms and go up to 150 square metres for the Presidential Suite. Rooms feature ceilings of up to 6.5 metres, contemporary furnishings and large French doors/windows in many rooms.
Guests can enjoy their breakfast at Confluencias in the morning and traditional afternoon tea with freshly baked pastries at El Arsenal’s intimate lounge. Evocación Tobacco Lounge offers an authentic Cuban experience with its selection of the finest rums, cigars and spirits, while Constante Bar offers an ideal spot for sipping daiquiris and overlooking the famous El Floridita bar. And guests looking for fresh seafood with a Latin touch can dine at San Cristóbal Panoramic Restaurant.
Guests may end the evening soaking up one of the best views of Old Havana at El Surtidor Pool Terrace and Bar with Hispanic-inspired tapas and locally-sourced cocktails.
Spa Albear by Resense offers its guests 1000 square meters dedicated to well-being with eight treatment rooms, a thermal bathing area inspired by European bathing culture, a state-of-the-art gym and a rooftop infinity pool overlooking Old Havana.
Visit www.kempinski.comfor more details.