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Hotel Ambos Mundos in Havana, Cuba

 
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sushikedvenc's pictureby sushikedvenc General travel tip
added on the 10th of September, 2010
The hotel Ambos Mundos, its name meaning Both Worlds, is famous for its association with Ernest Hemingway, who stayed in one of its rooms and wrote there one of the chapters of his novel “For Whom the Bell Tolls”. It was one of the reasons why I chose to stay there.

The hotel has an elegant, typically Cuban interior design, with an old iron-gated elevator in the middle, which I didn't always use because it never came in time whenever I needed it. This was the only negative aspect of the whole place, however. The restaurant on the top of the building was great and I had a beautiful view of the Old Town from there. My room was quite spacious, clean and comfortable and the staff was always helpful. I had the perfect stay and a great holiday in Havana!

Address:
Obispo, Havana, Cuba

Price:
Reasonable

Opening Hours:
07:00 - 23:00 and a 24hr bar

On the web:
http://www.hotelambosmundos-cuba.com/

 
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