Hotel Florida - Habana, Cuba
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 23° 08.336 W 082° 21.143
17Q E 361539 N 2559541
Quick Description: Hotel Florida is one of the few truly old hotels of Habana, located, as all the others, in the historical center.
Location: Cuba
Date Posted: 1/6/2015 3:00:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMN6RJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
Views: 4

Long Description:
Although the building existed 1836, it was only in 1885 that Hotel Florida opened, property of Juan E. Pino and managed by José Dobaño.

It's located in a corner of Obispo, the most trendy street of the city, a short walk to anywhere in central Habana.

Between 1913 and 1916 the hotel was fully renovated, including the addition of the 3rd floor.

In 1946 the hotel was closed and the building became a business center. Only in 1994 the building resumed its usage as a hotel.

Further details about the history of Hotel Florida:
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Further details about the architecture and the building itself:
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Name of the Hotel: Hotel Florida

Address:
Hotel Florida La Habana Vieja Habana Cuba


Number of Rooms: 25

Hotel Rating: 4

Hotel since: 1/1/1885

Date Building was built: 1/1/1836

Historic Hotel (Historic Building, National Monument or similar): yes

Urban Hotel (located in a village or town): yes

Mountains Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): no

Beachs Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Historic Place nearby (Unesco or National monument/site less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Hotel website (if available): [Web Link]

Height in floors: Not listed

First use of building: Not listed

Major Pilgrimage Place Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil. Consider any religion).: Not Listed

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