Hemingway hotel reopens its doors in Cuba

Edited by Beatriz Montes de Oca
2023-08-03 10:49:58


The Ambos Mundos hotel in Old Havana, famous for hosting Hemingway, reopens its doors


Havana, Aug 3 (RHC) The Ambos Mundos Hotel that housed the American writer Ernest Hemingway in Havana reopened its doors as part of the recovery measures for the travel industry in Cuba.

The Cuban television reported the event that has a strong impact among vacationers who arrive in the Cuban capital, where the room occupied by the writer appears, preserved for the visit and observation of tourists.

The Ambos Mundos Hotel, a four-star accommodation located in the historic center of Old Havana and run by the Gaviota hotel group, reopened on August 1, confirmed the installation on its page From Facebook.

This property was built at the beginning of the 20th century with an eclectic style and has five floors and 52 rooms.

It is famous for hosting Hemingway, who stayed during the 1930s and wrote part of his works, since it was there that he finished the book Death in the Afternoon (1932), and began the novels The Green Hills of Africa (1935) and To have and not to have (1937).

Room 511, where the Nobel Prize for Literature (1954) lived, is preserved as a museum displaying some of his belongings. The hotel offers its guests services such as internet, bar, restaurant, meeting rooms, roof terrace and concierge.

In addition, it has a piano bar where art exhibitions and music presentations are held, especially jazz. From the Roof Garden, located on the top floor, a barbecue and a panoramic view of the city and its bay can be enjoyed.

The hotel also has a restaurant called Plaza de Armas that serves the favorite dishes of Hemingway, a novelist who at one time called himself “Un Cubano Sato”. (Source: PL)


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