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Hotel Ambos Mundos

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A great boutique style hotel that's right in the middle of Havana Vieja. It's charming with lots of ambiance.
Ernest Hemingway's favourite hotel and the most sought after accommodation in the city. Amidst Old Havana narrow cobble stone streets, this little jewel has been lovingly restored.
Location: In the heart of Old Havana. 25 min from Airport.

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  • giuseppe552 : Palermo, Italy
The terrace restaurant is awful!!

We have been there just or lunch as it is a must in Havana (one of the Heminway spot!)!! What a disappointing lunch!Service very slow, food taste terrible, high price!In spite of this the roof restaurant was crowded of cruises group at fixed lunch menu!Never again!!

  • BackinBracknell : Bracknell, United Kingdom
Lovely rooftop bar and restaurant with great views

The rooftop bar is a nice place to stop for a drink while in Old Havana. Going up in the old lift operated by an attendant was an experience - like going back in time 50 years! There were a group of musicians playing when we were there, which made for a very nice atmosphere. Worth going for the extensive views across the city as well. In the lobby area are some old photos of Ernest Hemingway who stayed here in the 1930s.

  • busycitybreak : uk
Shabby not chic !

Firstly excellent location and very historic. Main areas beautiful original style even the lift is ornate if not unreliable. Overall good but the rooms, suposedly updated 2 years ago are dark shabby and not very clean. There is a horrid musty smell in the room (301) The bathroom is really dated and some dubious stains on the wall and toilet area! Shower had no hot water for 2 nights. The rooftop restaurant has excellent views we only had breakfast which was a buffet style and although a huge choice it was pretty awful! All on display outside in the sun with no covers or refrigeration and weird offers such as cold burgers cut in half with cheese!? There is a chef who cooks eggs to order and some cereals and fruit. On the whole recommend for location and history but if this was refurnished 2 years ago I would hate to have seen it before !

  • J P : Toronto, Canada
Mediocre stay given the price

My partner and I spent two nights at this hotel at a cost of just over $500 CDN. Our room was on the 5th floor and quite noisy in the morning. It sounded like we were in the kitchen immediately above us. Bring earplugs! The breakfast on the rooftop was included in our rate. I know that Cuba is not known for its food, but this meal was particularly bad. Finally, our toilet broke in our room (it would not flush), and despite telling the front desk about this twice, it was never fixed. The location is great, but I think the hotel is skating off their Hemingway connection. If we did the trip again, we would have stayed in our casa the whole time. *Far* cheaper, more personal touch, and way better breakfast.

  • normans72 : Ontario, Canada
When in Havana

We only spent one day in Havana but stopping by the hotel to enjoy a Hemingway Daiquiri was a must do. An easy walk from the port, soak in the history. His favourite bar nearby, the Floridia is also a must. You won't be disappointed.

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  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
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  • 52 rooms
  • 1 A la carte restaurant
  • 1 Bar
  • 24 hr coffee bar (fee)
  • Conference facilities (fee) 
  • Room service (fee)
  • Laundry (fee)
  • Small Ernest Hemingway museum
City View Hotel room with:
  • 2 Twin or 1 Double bed 
  • Air-conditioning
  • Satellite TV 
  • Safety deposit box (fee) 
  • Mini-bar 
  • Max occupants 3 persons
Bonus - Daily breakfast.

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Hotel Ambos Mundos
Calle Obispo No 153, Havana 10100 Cuba

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

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Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

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