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Sarasota
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Probably an excellent hotel when new, beautiful architect, marble stairways, tall columns, massive doors and windows. The main draw back, in some rooms the air condition works fine, some do not, some have a problem with hot water. Unfortunately my room had a problem with both. Dinner on the roof was very nice, food needed some attention, breakfast excellent. I...

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Crail, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2014

A short walk from St Francis square makes this an ideal location for exploring old Havana. Historic buildings, restaurants, bars and banks all nearby. We had a room on the 3rd floor with doors opening to a large balcony overlooking the harbour. Rooms on this floor seem to be the only ones with this facility so worth asking for. As...

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4Thank Tyrone321
Göteborg
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Great/good hotel in Old Havanna. Everything is very close. Breakfast is not the best we had but the roof top bar was great with a great view. Very Beautiful hotel but a Little worn down. Lots of traffic just outside but Havanna is never quiet. Got room 107 and really recommend it! Lots of places to eat very close by...

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3Thank Bo S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2014

For sure, anyone travelling to Cuba will tell you that it's the people that make it. But nowhere did we receive such a warm welcome than from the reception and bar staff at Santander hotel. The rooms certainly don't have all the creature comforts you may expect from a 4*. Sadly the beautiful building is falling down and needs some...

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2Thank rlen81
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2014

It is a very old hotel, but really nice, and very friendly and nice people. As well Aldo, one of the barman at the bar, makes the best mojito in Cuba, if you are in Havana you should stop at the hotel to try Aldo´s mojito.

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3Thank lola S
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I have stayed at the Armadores de Santander five or six times over the last decade and alawys enjoy my stay. Rooms are large, but make sure to ask for a room with a view. The beds are not the best and the breakfasts fall short of Havana standards. The staff is friendly and the small bar is cozy. Staff...

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2Thank Kit K
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 21 February 2014

This is an old hotel, poorly restored but with some nice flourishes. Their third-floor balcony cafe (mostly closed but you can take your own drink) is a great place to have a beer or glass of wine and watch traffic at the ferry and waterfront below, plus a great view of the orthodox church dome that is not available from...

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2Thank Travelingman22664
Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 February 2014

I just returned from a people-to-people tour and my group of 10 spent 7 nights at the Santander with a one night break between day 4 and 6. It was a good thing we all had a sense of humor, which was essential to staying here. Each of us had stories to tell - ants crawling all over the sink,...

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2Thank Gypsy279
boulder, colorado
Reviewed 9 February 2014

My group and I stayed at the Armadores de Santander for four days at the beginning of our Cuba trip. It only takes a bit of research to realize that the luxury tourists are treated to in Cuba is extremely different from what the normal population endures. My expectation were low after reading several reviews, so I was extremely pleased...

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2Thank rigsby_8
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2014

In its day this must have been a lovely building but that era concluded some time ago. The location is good with only a few minutes walk from Plaza Vieja and the roof bar is lovely too. I do appreciate that maintaining old buildings is costly however but there is little excuse for bad service. Within our group we had...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Room Service
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Armadores de Santander Hotel

Address: Calle Luz 4 | Esq San Pedro, Havana 10100, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Ciudad de la Habana Province > Havana
Price Range: $220 - $368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Armadores de Santander Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Armadores De Santander Havana
Armadores De Santander Hotel Havana
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Havana
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“Top floor rooms facing the docks are best.”
 of 5 bubbles 902neilw, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony room overlooking the water.”
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“Balcony room overlooking the water.”
 of 5 bubbles JoanneMortimoreM, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor is good but expect to hear music from the roof terrace on weekends until 10pm.”
 of 5 bubbles fionak421, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Good clean hotel, but outside of city centre”
 of 5 bubbles PrestonLouise, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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