The famous Hotel Capri in Havana reopens this winter, and will be operated by the NH hotel chain.
The Hotel Capri in Havana, Cuba is famous for its reference Mario Puzo 's novel " The Godfather." It is in a corner near 23rd Street , one block from the famous Hotel Nacional de Cuba and two blocks from the Hotel Habana Libre and offers beautiful views of the city from its 19 floors and 216 rooms.
It was designed by Cuban architect Jose Canaves in 1956 and built in 1958 by the New York mafioso " Santo Trafficante".
The grand opening for the Thanksgiving holiday of 1957 included being met at the casino by actor and real-life gangster George Raft . In the few years before the revolution of Fidel Castro, the hotels and the casino became fashionable place .
Throughout the 1950s, the Hotel Capri was one of the most popular hotels in Havana for Americans visiting Cuba mafia and its main features include a pool and restaurant "La Florentina" on the roof. This facility combines the features of a large hotel with the intimacy and privacy of a small.Suitable for very active and businessmen who value their time, due to its location and efficient service people. Guests can enjoy both the night nearby cultural centers and major offices. Near the hotel you can find museums , theaters, hotels , restaurants , bars .
Havana is a vibrant city of Cuba with its historic and modern hotels , theaters , clubs , bars and restaurants. Visitors can enjoy the city and culture by exploring its historical sites, walking down cobblestone streets and mingling with locals in cafes and bars.