Hotel Iberostar Grand Packard is a brand new (opened September 2018) 5*+ luxury hotel in Havana which features a spectacular location at the beguinning of El Prado, a gorgeous promenade with over 1KM of amazing mansions and buildings including the old Spanish Casino, Havana's Opera House, the Capitol Building, Hotel Inglaterra and more.
The hotel, which was inugurated in 1911 under the name Hotel Biscuit, later changing its name to Packard after the American automobile company, is the second luxury 5* plus in the capital.
Being at the beginning of El Prado, where this avenue joins Havana's famous Malecón, the views of the sea, the entrance of the bay and its forts, especiallly El Castillo de los Tres Reyes del Morro (more popularly known as "El Morro") are quite outstanding.
The pool is on the top floor so the best views can be enjoyed from there while sipping a mojito or daiquirí from the bar.
Its rooms, 321 in total including 4 suites, are modern and chic with very high standard and the possibility of choosing the Star Prestige zone, a differentiated are offering special services and perks.
There's also a SPA, gym, shops and a variety of restaurants and bars.
But its main virtue is no doubt its proximity to everything worth seeing in Old Havana. Guests can easily visit every single one attracion by foot or taking a taxi, coco taxi or horse drawn carriage.