Palacio del Marqués de San Felipe y Santiago de Bejucal is a 5-star hotel overlooking San Francisco de Asis square. Its advantageous location in the most beautiful district of old Havana allows guests to easily reach all major tourist attractions. The building that now houses hotel Palacio del Marqués de San Felipe y Santiago de Bejucal dates back to the late 18th century, when it belonged to Don Sebastián de Peñalverl. At the beginning of the 19th century the property changed hands to the successors of the IV the Marquees of San Felipe and Santiago after who the hotel was named. The baroque facade of Palacio del Marqués de San Felipe y Santiago de Bejucal blends perfectly with the interior where you find elegant furnishings and modern utilities. Renowned Cuban artist created the art on the walls. Tastefully decorated guest rooms all offer satellite TV, a safety deposit box, hair dryer, minibar, private bathroom, cold & hot water, amenity kit, telephone and a desk. The suites offer an additional Jacuzzi and DVD player. From the roof top terrace on the sixth floor of the hotel, visitors can use a telescope to take in the splendor of old Havana. Plaza San Francisco de Asis with it?s many pigeons, is where you also find the Convent of San Francisco de Asís, home to one of Havana?s best concert halls dedicated to chamber and choral music as well as the charming Lions Fountain, carved out of marble from Carrara by the Italian artist Giuseppe Gaggini. Don?t forget to take a moment to watch the children who love to touch the beard of the bronze statue of El Caballero de Paris, one of Havana?s most cherished personages.