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Habana Riviera

ElvolineUS$ 197*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 197*
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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for five days under a tour. Although the service is not superb at the reception, the hotel facility is reasonable. Wifi speed is acceptable if you do not use video call. There are a lot of choices for breakfast, room is spacious. Although the decoration is outdated.

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QualityMCuba, Manager at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent experience at the Habana Riviera hotel. We are happy to know that you appreciated our hotel facilities and the choices for breakfast. People may found our rooms a bit old-fashioned in terms of furnishings and décor as they are decorated in a classic style reflecting...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having recently had four days at the Riviera ,this hotel should be demolished ......... must have been built in the 50 s and not a cent spent on it since ...concrete cancer everywhere .i wouldn't feel safe if Havanna has earthquakes .!!!! From the very rude staff at the front desk ( couldn't care less about the guests ) and...

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QualityMCuba, Manager at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing us as your first choice to stay in Havana, Cuba and for taking the time to write a review about your recent experience with us. We are really sorry to read your comments about your experience in our hotel. It is so regrettable to know that any of our guests has such a terrible...

Reading, England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An out of town 1950's hotel. Comfortable room and a typical cuban style breakfast. Reception staff spend more time talking amongst themselves than showing interest to guests. Do not pay any more than 6 Cucs for a taxi into Old Havana.

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QualityMCuba, Manager at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent experience at the Habana Riviera hotel. Happy to know that you enjoyed the accommodation; our rooms are spacious with incredible views to the sea. The breakfast is very well accepted by our guest. Thank you for your nice input. We are really concerned to learn...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located on the west side of Havana. The hotel was built in 1957 by Meyer Lansky as a casino/entertainment venue. The hotel is under renovation and only a few rooms are open. We did not actually stay there....but we were lucky enough to be given an extensive tour of the property, which generally does not welcome visitors....

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Dayami D, Gerente de Calidad at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your valuable comments. It´s a real pleasure to know that you had the opportunity to be given an extensive tour of our hotel. Happy to hear that you are attracted by our history and architecture. Our standard rooms are incredibly spacious, comfortable and well decorated, keeping the style of the 50's. All rooms...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 4 nights at the Riviera in March 2017. While not the most modern hotel, remember this is Cuba, the enormous rooms were clean with all the extras that you would expect. Great veiws of the ocean, very good service from friendly staff, and reasonable bar prices. Breakfasts were excelent with a great variety of choices...

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Dayami D, Gerente de Calidad at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

Dear guest On behalf of the Havana Riviera hotel, we thank you for taking your time to share your experiences during your stay. Happy to hear you spent 4 nights with us and that you enjoyed the enormous, clean rooms with fabulous views of the ocean and the city. Our staff is, in deed, friendly and helpful, always satisfying our...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit and have a drink! The best staff at the best lobby bar in Havana. The staff was very friendly and fast. Great service! The lobby bar had a very delightful ambience, will visit again real soon.

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Dayami D, Gerente de Calidad at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your valuable comments and for choosing our hotel. It´s a real pleasure to know that you had a great experience during your stay. We are very happy that you enjoyed the service at the lobby bar, as well as the pleasant atmosphere. Our staff is friendly and helpful, always satisfying our customers, worrying...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have always been attracted to this hotel famous history, also the architecture is unique. Our room was on the 16th floor, just renewed and with that great view well known to any guest that stays at this hotel. All their rooms have a view of the ocean from their huge windows, some the view includes the Olympic swimming Pool...

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Dayami D, Gerente de Calidad at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

Dear guest On behalf of the Havana Riviera hotel, we thank you for taking your time to share your experiences during your stay. Happy to hear that you are attracted by our history, architecture, comfort and spacious rooms with incredible views to the sea, to the Olympic swimming pool and the city in general.Our staff is friendly and helpful, always...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We stayed in this hotel, wanting the history of its famed developer and gangster, Myer Lansky.It must have been something to enter a hotel of this caliber 60 years ago with everything new and shinny. They are restoring it, bit by bit. It is hard to get skilled labour in Cuba to do anything, let alone restoration work. It is...

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QualityMCuba, Manager at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing our Habana Riviera as your preferred destination. It is very rewarding to read that you have enjoyed our renovated rooms, our food quality and the beautiful history of our hotel. We are also happy to hear you were very well served by our friendly Staff. Allow us to explain that we will...

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Cleaning service was excellent. For the most part the staff was very friendly and helpful for me as a non-Spanish speaker. Very cool 1950's era architecture. Not sure if the elevators have been serviced since the place was built because they were very slow and we almost got stuck a couple of times. Decent food in the basement cafeteria, restaurants...

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Dayami D, Gerente de Calidad at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

On behalf of all the hotel staff, we thank you for taking your time to share your experiences during your stay at the Habana Riviera hotel. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the accommodation, our bars and restaurants, as well as the architectural style of the building, with an eclectic atmosphere and a lobby that fascinates due to...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I recently stayed at the Riviera as part of a law school group on an educational trip to Havana. It was a great experience overall. We had a bit of a problem at check-in, but that was the fault of some members of our group, not the hotel. Once it was sorted out, I was given my room key (to...

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Dayami D, Gerente de Calidad at Habana Riviera, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your valuable comments and for choosing our hotel. It´s a real pleasure to know that you had a great experience during your stay. Our standard rooms are incredibly spacious, comfortable and well decorated, keeping the style of the 50's. All rooms have phenomenal views to the sea and to the city. Its location...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Habana Riviera, located front to the impetuous Caribbean Sea, with its romantic Malecon and in the heart of Havana City is imposed by the special atmosphere that offers its environment. Its architecture offers an eastern atmosphere of rare exoticism and novelty. The 16-storey Habana Riviera looks like something out of 1950s Las Vegas or Miami, an airbrushed postcard taking one back to a very different time and world. Stylishly modernist, the building's 50s look (and feel) carries past the revolving door entrance over to the grand lobby, whose original structure, furnishings and décor have been very well preserved. The spacious lobby bar is set next to a row of large glass panels that place one almost literally next to the water, and the Mirador de la Habana restaurant has very nice views of the littoral and city. A less publicized detail is the modern artwork that graces the lobby and entrance to the hotel, which includes pieces by renowned Cuban sculptor Florencio Gelabert - a fact that could prove of interest to anyone with an eye for modernist art. Through the years, the Habana Riviera has been able to maintain its refinement. Sculptures by artist Florencio Gelabert and suggestive and valuable wooden works and other artistic jewels reinforce the building's seductive flavour. Prestigious symbol of Havana City, its beauty, its Caribbean captivation, its cozy environment convert it into the most wanted hotel by the visitors: poets, dancers, painters, actors, Premiums Nobel writers, artists of all kind, ambassadors, officials, presidents and famous world figures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Habana Riviera

Address: Paseo No-1 e/ 1ra and Malecon | Vedado, Havana 10400, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Price Range: ₹ 10,182 - ₹ 17,721 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Habana Riviera 4*
Number of rooms: 352
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Also Known As:
Habana Riviera Havana
Habana Riviera Hotel Havana
Hotel Style:
#29 Luxury Hotel in Havana
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“All rooms have water views.”
robertdF9620IA, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have Ocean view, hotel located across from the Havana Famous Malecon, best view in all Habana.!!!!”
norkadus, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book directly with the hotel on the phone to ensure your reservation. Also, ask for a room on a floor with no construction noise.”
kathleenrJ509AC, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a renovated room on one of the higher floors!”
Troy1223, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that has been renovated.”
mariannem391, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
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