By: Umbrella Travel
Located in one of Havana’s most prominent arteries, this Cuban hotel shines with a light of its own by virtue of its elegance, comfort, sensuality and its excellent service and offers.
A few months ago, Cuban tourism had the opportunity to accommodate two of today’s world music and society icons. The sensual and charismatic Beyonce and the record industry mogul Jay-Z came to visit Havana. Their sojourn was spent in an establishment that figures in the “top ten” of the existent hotels in the capital of all Cubans: the Hotel Saratoga; owing to the excellent treatment of its staff, the charm of its environment, the peacefulness of its ambiance and its balanced quality-price ratio.
Its central location allows easy access to sites of cultural interest like the National Capitol, the Museum of Fine Arts and Universal Arts, the famous Partagás Tobacco Factory, the Historical Center of the City and the important Cuban cultural venue for opera and ballet: the Grand Theatre of Havana, among the many other alternatives that will enable you to live out an adventure brimming with extraordinary sensations.
A little history
Hotel Saratoga’s repute goes back to the distant XIX century. Its opening, in 1879, awoke widespread interest amongst the inhabitants of the time due to its enviable geographic setting. By 1933, it was one of the reference points when speaking of comfort, enjoyment, pleasure and harmony.
Its halls hold memories of the presence of outstanding world figures from the cultural, sport, and political sphere, and more recently, bore witness to the pleasant stay the abovementioned Beyonce and Jay- Z, pop and hip- hop icons, respectively, enjoyed in the hospitable Havana.
Your vacations in Cuba could not have better lodging than one of the 96 rooms of the property. Of these, 49 are classified as Junior Suite Saratoga, 40 as Deluxe Patio and 7 Suites. All admirably decorated, with beautiful antique furniture, comfortable, air-conditioned and with spectacular views.
Private reception, 24 hour attention to your every need, spa, gyms, concierge and majordomo services, and a safe-deposit, even childcare areas for your baby, of absolutely trustworthiness, are distinctive touches that make this a five star hotel, full of luxuries and distractions.
Should you need to stay in touch with loved ones on the other side of the globe, it offers 24-hour high speed Internet service in every room, for free and Wi-Fi in common areas.
Your commercial interests can be guaranteed at a distance by availing yourself of the two Business Centers on hand at the hotel: the Salón Prado and Salón Dragones, with a seating capacity for 25 and 12 persons, in that order. And if it is your dream to try the famous and highly acclaimed Havana cigars, you won’t have to go far beyond the facility, for the option lies within your grasp, without the least trouble. Just as easily you will find immediate access to other complementary facilities: taxi services, car rental, tourist information bureau or public parking near the hotel.
The arrival to the venue will be rendered an unforgettable experience for you with a welcome cocktail amid a group of workers who operate as a family and will make sure your stay is a delight you won’t ever forget.
“Joy flies in through the kitchen”
The facility’s international chefs all boast the qualified experience to make each plate worthy of your satisfaction. The bars and restaurants, of which we would highlight the Bar Mirador and the Anacaona Restaurant, lay claim to great prestige for their exquisite treatment, magnificent luxury, the excellence of the products and the superb view to the constant comings and goings of the seductive Havana.
Dishes of palate beyond description like the Beef Involtini al prosciutto, fontina and salvia, the Salmon Basilicata “Cotelette” or gourmet desserts like the carrot, nut and raisin cake are some of the succulent sensations to be had at one of the best facilities in all of present day Cuban tourism.
The Saratoga Hotel is, beyond a doubt, a great option if you wish to know Cuba, its living and people. Beyonce and Jay –Z chose this site full of delights and amazing emotions and had their dreams fulfilled. What are you waiting for?