This hotel is located in the centre of Havana providing guests with easy access to Central Park, the Grand Theatre of Havana, the home of Cuba's National Ballet, and the impressive Capitol of the Republic. The complex was founded in 1875 and was declared a national monument in 1981. Over the years, many celebrities have stayed in the residence, including Sarah Bernhardt, Luis Mazzantini, Anna Pavlova and Frei Betto. More recently, the establishment has welcomed some of the most outstanding Cuban artists, writers and composers, who have presented their work in this distinguished property. The magnificent neoclassical facade is in harmony with the Arabian interior design. In addition, the rooms come with modern amenities, such as an en-suite bathroom and air conditioning, which is centrally regulated.