Raven Smith

Hotel Florida

  • Where:Havana

  • Why:Vacation

  • When:November

  • Who:Me and Richard Danks

Highs & Lows

  • The interiors of the rooms and the atrium are phenomenal example of colonial Havana architecture. You can literally feel the history.

  • They will gladly help book lunch, dinner, excursions etc. from the lobby.

  • The breakfast was standard, not special

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 37/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Colonial Luxury Hotel

  • Vibe

    Grand. Very very grand.

  • Location

    Havana Old Town. The heard of the historic district.

  • Rooms


  • Music

    Live music nightly in the piano bar. Cigars-a-go-go.

  • Year Opened

    XIX century

  • Designed By

    This is a colonial elegant structure that dates back many many years.

  • Pool/Gym


  • Restaurant

    Yes, complimentary continental breakfast

  • Bar

    Yes, a very simple one.

  • Minibar

    Very cheap rum. Cheaper than the mixers. You have been warned.

  • Wifi

    Gotta pay by the hour, but that's standard in Cuba...even for locals.

  • Children

    Bring them, but it's a quiet place that does not cater to kids. If your kids love marble, you've come to the right place.

  • Price


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