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Nacional Hotel

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Calle 21 and O | Vedado,, Havana, Cuba
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walking the lobby, grounds, and having a drink is like being back in the past. You can imagine Rita Hayworth or Buster Keaton walking by as you make your way through the hotel.

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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place; the atmosphere, the gardens, the pool, the locations and the staff. Everyone is very attentive and the building is amazing. It is definitely worth doing the historical tour if you are staying there as it is free.

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Bimingham
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190 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our first Mojitos(of many) here after walking down the Malecon. Nice spot to relax .Drinks the same price as all over town and stronger than many . Good service but not pushy. Inside is beautifully tiled

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Park City, Utah
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place where you can make memories that will last a lifetime. From drinking mojito's on the patio and enjoying the afternoon, The Hotel sits on the The Malecón which offers amazing views of the Havana Harbor in the evenings and for morning coffee. The staff in the entire hotel are wonderful, and very hard working. And they... More 

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Oregon
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel right on the Malecon in Vedado. The gardens in front are a lovely location to enjoy a drink while taking in the view and people. Graded 4 stars as the bartenders at the bar seemed somewhat disinterested in serving. But otherwise a nice place.

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ireland
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

we got here at the right time to do the full tour with the lady of a certain age! She was great walked us everywhere to the roof the mafia rooms etc.Her knowledge of the hotel is immense.You have a cocktail at the end. Well worth 5 cuc!

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Thank magnumsue
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is wonderful. Just to have a walk around & see how many stars of the big screen past & present stayed there.

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Thank Suppersoft
Oslo
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138 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A strange place, like so much in Havana. The hotel is beautiful, from 1930, and it has been kept in shape. I chose the expensive restaurant. A really elegant, large room at one end of the lobby. A steady stream of people came up to the glass doors, looked in and took a photo, but only five or six persons... More 

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Florida
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269 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By learning the history of this amazing hotel prior to your arrival, it will be all the more impressive to you. We had lunch here, outdoors, and it was the best meal by far of our entire trip. The grounds are commensurate with the interior...........both just lovely.

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Vienna, Austria
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a good mojito on the terrace overlooking the sea. I then had dinner at the restaurant and was very disappointed between the very average food and tourists continuously coming into the dining room and taking pictures of the place.

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Thank Travelling C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 21 and O | Vedado,, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?