Memories Miramar Havana stands on Havana's renowned Fifth Avenue, in the luxurious Miramar area, where most embassies and commercial offices are.
This nicely decorated property features a surfeit of limestone, marble and isles of rattan furniture in the vast lobby; its 427 spacious rooms are distributed among 5 floors and are done up in regal dark blue and gold decor, with large and well appointed bathrooms. Many services and comforts are available, including WiFi, meeting and conference facilities, noteworthy restaurants, a gym, 6 tennis courts, 4 elevators, Jacuzzi...
There is also evening entertainment, and breakfasts at the buffet are good with many options to choose from. But the hotel's main feature is the huge swimming pool with sundeck surrounded by pergolas and lounge chairs, perfect for relaxing and resting after a long day working or sight seeing in the heat of Havana.
Its main disadvantage? Well, this hotel is not so close to the historical center and might not be the best choice if one's main interest is to get to know Old Havana, walk its streets and visit its museums all day long. It is very recommended for groups (if transportation is included) and for business men, since it is so close to Miramar Trade Center and to exhibition / congress venues.
* For internet access it's necessary to buy a prepaid card (not always available at the hotel).