The Santa Isabel Hotel occupies a famous colonial mansion on one of Havana's oldest and most elegant squares, Plaza de Armes.
The hotel was opened in 1997 after a painstaking renovation and is now one of the most sought after hotels in the city with its delightful open air courtyard. From the rooftop you are rewarded with panoramic views of Old Havana and the port.
The Santa Isabel Hotel, Havana boasts one of the best locations in the historic centre of Havana, located opposite the Palacio de los Captaines Generales, one of the most beautifully restored historic building in the city with rooms decorated to their former glory with antiques and original furnishings.
There are many museums just a stones throw away from the hotel and a number of new restaurants have recently opened in the area. Santa Isabel has a lovely open air central courtyard in addition to an outdoor terrace from where you can watch the world go by on Plaza de Armes.
The Santa Isabel Hotel is located on the Plaza de Armas, an old square in the centre of Old Havana. The hotel boasts a great location; it is a close distance from the sights as well as, right by museums and restaurants. It is also opposite the Palacio de los Captaines Generales, a beautifully restored historic building both indoor and outdoor.
Inside the Santa Isabel Hotel, the lobby resembles the time when the Count of Santovenia owned the building, with crystal chandeliers and lavish furnishings. Walking into the courtyard, you can take a seat, relax, and enjoy a cocktail. The outdoor terrace is also a great place to sit and here you can watch the square. From the rooftop, you can also enjoy views of Old Havana and the port and it was from this place that in 1830 a hot air balloon carrying flowers was launched by the Count.
The best room available for a honeymoon couple at the Santa Isabel Hotel is the Suite Room which is spacious and has a sitting area. Guests who have stayed here include; Jack Nicholson, Sting and Jimmy Carter. In the evenings, couples can dine at the á la carte restaurant, Condado.
For honeymoon couples seeking a high-class hotel with an impressive location and colonial appeal, the Santa Isabel would be a great choice.
Total Rooms: 27
First Transfer: 30 mins