Santa Isabel

Hotel Santa Isabel

Star rating:
Guest Rating: 5 (based on 5 reviews)

Address: Baratillo St. number 9 between Obispo and Narciso Lopez Sts., Arm Square. Old Havana

A palace built for the Havana aristocracy (who must have known the first three rules of real estate: location, location, location), this stately palace is on the eastern side of Plaza de Armas, with Havana Bay at her back.

The arched, colonial façade opens into an elegant lobby with crystal chandeliers and antique furniture. This is the real deal, a true, 19th century palace which captures the regal feel of historic Havana. The open courtyard with cheerful bubbling fountain and limestone columns is a perfect alibi to escape from the bustle outside.

The ancient marble staircase must have hosted thousands of feet in almost 2 centuries – will yours be next? They take you to the guestrooms divided over three floors.

A chambermaid says her most unforgettable and lovely memory during the 16 years she has been working at the Santa Isabel was when she was chambermaid for Jimmy Carter, former President of the USA (and repeating hotel guest). “And” she continues: “every day is lovely when I see the guests enjoying the patio, drinking a cocktail and dancing.

Hotel Santa Isabel

ADDED VALUES HONEYMOON OFFER

Standard room 

From October 2, 2012 to October 31, 2016
HONEYMOON OFFER
– Romantic Dinner in the hotel
– A bottle of wine or cava
– Upgrade to Suite or Junior Suite (upon availability)
– Flower
– Honeymoon breakfast
– Late check out free (upon availability)
– Daily turndown service
– Private check in
– Welcome cocktail
– 10% discount at Habaguanex Old Havana Restaurants
– Free entrance to authorized Museums
– Free safe deposit box service
– 15% discount in your hotel restaurant
Valid for 3-nights or longer stays. Valid for couples presenting proof of recent wedding upon check-in less than 6 months prior to arrival. 

Hotel Santa Isabel Details

Number of Rooms: 27
Distance to Airport: 25 km
Meal Plan: Room & Breakfast
Hotel Modalities

·         • Boutique

·         • City

·         • Historic

·         • Honeymoon

·         • Romantic

General Hotel Facilities

·         • Bar

·         • A la Carte Restaurant

·         • Cafeteria

·         • TV Room

·         • Shop $

·         • Parking

·         • Fax Service $

·         • Laundry $

·         • Solarium

·         • Lifts

·         • Restaurant

·         • Wi-Fi $

·         • Room Service $

** Some services require local payment.

Hotel Santa Isabel Room & Rates

Standard Room… from €109
Less is More! The standard rooms are breathtaking with their “colonial” design and modern comforts (without the small sitting area, as in the junior suite). The French balcony doors open onto a dazzling and spacious terrace, with inspiring views.

·         • Phone

·         • Satellite TV

·         • Safety Deposit Box

·         • Room Service

·         • Hair Dryer

·         • Private Bathroom

·         • Power 110V/60Hz

·         • Power 220V/60Hz

·         • Minibar ($)

 
 
Junior Suite Room… from €147
The furniture in the junior suites (down to the bedside footstool) re-creates how the rooms must have been equipped in the 19th century, without being outdated or old-fashioned. Wrought iron beds, beautiful tiled floors and a stylish, modern bathroom. Junior suites include a sitting area; all face the Plaza de Armas.

·         • Phone

·         • Satellite TV

·         • Safety Deposit Box

·         • Room Service

·         • Hair Dryer

·         • Private Bathroom

·         • Power 110V/60Hz

·         • Power 220V/60Hz

·         • Cold & hot water

·         • Amenity Kit

·         • Bathroom with WC and Shower

·         • Minibar ($)

 
 
Suite Room… from €194
The suite is similar furnished and equipped as the junior suite and standard rooms, but even more spacious as its younger sisters. But especially the suite stands out as the VIP room of this equal VIP hotel. Celebrities such as Sting, Jack Nicholson, former President Jimmy Carter and Robert Plant have spent a Cuban night here.

·         • Phone

·         • Satellite TV

·         • Safety Deposit Box

·         • Room Service

·         • Hair Dryer

·         • Private Bathroom

·         • Power 110V/60Hz

·         • Power 220V/60Hz

·         • Cold & hot water

·         • Amenity Kit

·         • Bathroom with WC and Shower

·         • Living Room

·         • Minibar ($)

 

Hotel Santa Isabel Location

The extremely privileged spot of Santa Isabel not only puts many landmarks of the historic center within walking distance, it also allows you to choose whether to stroll along the narrow city streets or along the seawall. Its location on the pleasant Plaza de Armas is unparalleled.

Hotel Santa Isabel Guest book

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Nearby Dining

Old Havana Restaurant: La Mina
Description: Bar Restaurant La Mina is hard to miss for anyone visiting Havana due to its size and prominent location on the city’s oldest Square Plaza de Armas. Food-wise it is hard to get excited about La Mina but the terrace is great for those of us who like to watch people while sipping on a Mojito.
Speciality: Cuban Food
Hours: Daily: 12 noon – 12:00 Midnight
Old Havana Restaurant: El Condado
Description: Reportedly one of Havana’s finest, this elegant restaurant feels like the mansion’s original dining room. Divided into two sections or salones (the blue and less formal pink halls), the Condado serves a la carte criollo and international dishes. A trio enlivens the atmosphere with Cuban music until around 6 p.m.
Speciality: International Food
Hours: Breakfast: 7:00 – 10:00 a.m.<br<
Lunch: 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Dinner: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

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Old Havana Restaurant: El Templete
Description: El Templete reopened its doors 4 years ago as an upscale seafood restaurant where the Spanish chef Carlos Castillo runs the kitchen. El templete is named after the nearby historic attraction El Templete where in December 1519 San Cristobal de la Habana was founded. This seafood restaurant is one of the better restaurants in Havana.
Speciality: Fish and Seafood
Hours: Daily between 12 noon and 12 midnight
Old Havana Restaurant: Santovenia Lobby Bar
Description: A pleasant and typical Spanish-styled open-air courtyard adorned with a central fountain and tropical planters, the Santovenia offers a wide range of Cuban cocktails and light snacks.
Speciality: Light Meals
Hours: 24 hours
Old Havana Restaurant: El Globo Bar
Description: Invoking the hot-air-balloon spectacle staged by the Count of Santovenia on the property’s rooftop, this bar is located on the hotel portico and is a truly pleasant spot whence to watch the goings-on of the cobbled plaza and savor a specialty cocktail. A less formal establishment than the Condado, the Globo offers more economic Cuban cuisine and snacks.
Speciality: Cuban Food, Light Meals
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Old Havana Restaurant: El Cañonazo Bar
Description: Located on the hotel rooftop, this discrete bar has a wonderful view of the hotel’s picturesque surroundings and the bay area. A grill offers criollo barbecued meals.
Speciality: Light Meals
Hours: 12:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Acerca de Roberto A. Paneque Fonseca

Periodista cubano. Cuban journalist.
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