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Hotel Sevilla

Hotel Sevilla

Splendid old hotel with an illustrious past, with fairly simple rooms but an atmospheric lobby area and large outdoor pool.

The splendid old Hotel Sevilla, dating back to 1908, is in one of Havana's most famous buildings. Its Moorish façade and Spanish-style architecture hint at the hotel's glorious heyday when its illustrious guests included movie stars, mafiosos and Graham Greene, author of 'Our Man in Havana'.

The walls of the grand lobby are covered in nostalgic memorabilia and comfy sofas make it a great place to soak up the atmosphere; the adjacent patio bar has regular live music. The guestrooms however do not exude the same character and are fairly simple.

One of the hotel's best attributes is the large outdoor pool area – a luxury in Havana. There is also a modern gym and a sauna. Another bonus is the city panorama that unfurls from the 9th floor restaurant.

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What our clients say

  • “I haven't put excellent thought I would say good to fair because they couldn't really cater at breakfast for the huge numbers (ie queues, waiting then for food and utensils…

    MVR, Devizes
  • We also enjoyed the dinner and concert which we attended in the restaurant on the top floor of the Hotel Sevilla. The setting and views were wonderful.”

    MAT, Loughborough
  • Beautiful ground floor, room a little tired but we only slept in it.  In general, most charming.

    SLA, Kingston Upon Thames
  • "The hotel has a superb location and everyone was very helpful and friendly. The pool was an added bonus after a day sightseeing. It was a shame that the top…

    ZEW, London
  • This hotel has had its day. Tired and under invested, with a bureaucratic welcome  redolent of the former Soviet Union. Antique plumbing - the large outdoor pool is the only…

    DM Edinburgh
  • Beautiful ground floor, room a little tired but we only slept in it.  In general, most charming.

    SLA, Kingston Upon Thames
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Our Expert's Opinion

A highlight of this hotel is the rooftop restaurant with fantastic views over Havana. The rooms are simple but spacious and the outdoor pool is a great way to cool down after a day’s sightseeing.

Hannah
Hannah Waterhouse Travel Expert Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

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