From downtown, the hotel is only 5-10 minutes away by taxi or 20-25 minutes on foot. It is also only three blocks from the Malecon, the famous promenade.
The hotel has a nice, large lobby with a seating area, lobby bar, and access to the Internet. In addition, the hotel offers a restaurant, cafeteria, buffet breakfast, small shop with toiletries and perfume, exchange office, sauna, and massage room (CUC 10/£70 for 40 minutes). There is also an outdoor pool with a terrace, lounge chairs, and a bar/cafeteria.
If you walk a few minutes from the hotel, you can also reach Hotel Nacional, where there is international cabaret and Cuban music. Just around the corner, there is a jazz club.
You will stay in really nicely furnished rooms with a desk, satellite TV, safe (CUC 2 per night), air conditioning, and a nice bathroom.