The Telegrafo hotel dates back to 1860 when it was located in the Amistad Street. Towards 1888, it was moved to its present-day location, the populous corner of Prado and Neptuno Streets. In 1911, it was completely built and when open, it was regarded as the most modern hotel of the city and one of the best 11 hotels in Latin America.
It was the first place in the island where make use of the novel telegraph. For that reason this hotel has this name. In its lobby you can observe a piece of the original cable that communicates Cuba with the United States.
The recently restored Telégrafo hotel combines modern and colonial elements in its architecture. It consists of 63 comfortable rooms with privileged views of the city. In the inner courtyard, the uncovered original brickwork of the round arches contrasts with the modern design of the building. The elegant Telégrafo restaurant specializes in the Cuban and international cuisine. Its decoration guarantees the classical ambiance of an excellent place that invites you to come back.
Distance to airport: 30 Kms. José Martí Airport
Accommodation: 63 rooms. All with air conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, safe, minibar, private bathroom with Jacuzzi, hair dryer, room service, laundry and ironing, room internet service.