The only worthy a man’s autograph is that leaves written with his works Jose Marti what could be more attractive for a traveler, who is a lover of art, book and stay in hotels with their own artistic heritage at the same time. As one crosses numerous Cuban hotels, beautiful works of art capture the look with its magnificence and authenticity. The Hotel Nacional de Cuba is a hotel logo, which preserves the splendour of its architecture and decoration which has captivated visitors for more than seven decades. Declared a national monument in 1988 for their heritage values; in its 426 rooms, splendid halls and its modern comforts this hotel exhibits great value, which includes a landscape in oil of Enrique Domingo Ramos. The property is fraught with columns and arches that boast a unique confluence of neoclassic and neocolonial designs with art deco. Some rooms still retain the original floor, bed frames and furniture from the 1930s. In fact there is a historic floor where several celebrities have left their mark, such as Ava Garde, Johnny Weissmuller and snowball.
As one walks through the hectic corner of 23 and L in Vedado area, there is a work of art that always catches the attention. It’s the amazing mural painted by Amelia Pelaez on the facade of the Hotel Habana Libre (old Havana Milton). This facility, which opened at the end of the 1950s, albera a wide collection of contemporary Cuban art, which includes Clepsydra, a sculpture by Rita Longa in the lobby and paintings by renowned artists such as Rene Portocarrero, Mariano Rodriguez, Servando Cabrera and Alfredo Sosabravo. Since 2007, this modern hotel has incorporated a mural painted by artists of the project we are what you need, a beautiful work that was located in the lobby. It brings together artists of different generations and aesthetic as Nelson Dominguez, Lian and Li Dominguez Fong, Esteban and Alejandro Leyva, Ever Fonseca, Ernesto Garcia Pena, Eduardo Roca, Juan Moreira, Alicia Leal, Javier Guerra, Sandor Gonzalez, Manuel Comas, Herminio Escalona, Vicente R.