Sevilla, one of the oldest hotels in Havana (he turned 100 in March 2008). It has many stories to tell and has more than a privilege. Opened in 1908, became a popular meeting place for Cuban high society in the late thirties, the property was owned by a Uruguayan with ties to the Italian-American mafia (a notorious character like Santo Trafficante owned shares in the venture) . However, the hotel was not only attended by major Mafia figures: in addition to Al Capone, among its guests illustrious personages like Enrico Caruso, Graham Greene and Josephine Baker. The Sevilla is located near the Paseo del Prado, near the seaside and other places of historical and cultural interest, such as the Capitol and Great Theater of Havana, easily reachable with a short walk. Its location allows you to explore Old Havana and its historic center, since it is located nearby Obispo, along which you can get to Plaza de Armas, one of the most important tourist circuit. Inside the hotel, the spacious lobby combines elegance with a friendly, cosmopolitan, very relaxing. Unlike other hotels in the area, the attractiveness of this hotel is not only visual or historic: in addition to live performances of a trio of traditional Cuban music (something that you can find a little 'everywhere), the hotel arranges salsa and campesino music days, barbecues on the patio, while a company of flamenco s'esibisce twice a week. Once a month, original silent films are projected on a screen placed in the lobby, while a piano accompaniment provides the rhythm of the film. The establishment's inventive commitment to the culture of this quality. Other attractive features include the palatial Roof Garden, a great restaurant, very elegant with great views of the city, an arcade of shops near the lobby on the right side of the ground floor, an exchange office and meeting room that can accommodate a maximum of 45 people. The hotel is also one of three hotels in the area that boasts a swimming pool. The installations near the swimming pool are equipped with a modern gym, sauna and massage. With an environment that meets the traveler in search of interesting buildings from the historical point of view, the Sevilla combines class, a lively cultural environment and excellent location.