Hotel Tryp Habana Libre, the twenty-five-story hotel rises majestically and offers an incomparably charming view of important places in the Old Havana, the bay and the sea. The views of the Malecon and the old quarter are incredible .
The Hotel Tryp Havana Libre, Havana's most symbolic hotel, was called in 1959 Hotel Havana Hilton. It was the largest and at first glance, the most garish of the Hilton group.
After Batista's fall, Fidel Castro chose the Hotel Havana Hilton as the temporary headquarters of the revolution and government and renamed it as Hotel Habana Libre.
The Hotel Habana Libre, designed in the late 1950’s, remains at the spiritual heart of much of the action in present day Havana. Its location on a hillside at the boundary of central Havana and the Vedado district guarantees physical prominence and high visibility from nearly all of Western Havana.
The Hotel Habana Libre is located in La Habana downtown, right on the famous corner of 23rd and L, where the "La Rampa" district begins. The district is home to the most important ministries and the University of La Habana, and well-known for the animated nightlife. The city mole is just 500 m. away, and the historical city centre, declared a world cultural heritage site in 1982, is close by.
The hotel's strategic location permits easy access to the most important points of interest, such as the Havana´s Cathedral (4 km), the port (4 km), the Congress & Conventions' Center (10 km), the International Airport Jose Marti (17 km), the beautiful Playas del Este beaches (20 km), Varadero (140 km) and Pinar del Río (147 km).