Havana is a top travel destination. Life is pulsating in the
largest Caribbean metropolis with 2.1 million inhabitants. Colorful old-timers
and magnificent buildings from bygone days characterise the cityscape as well
as lively cafés and a multifaceted nightlife. The old town is particularly
full of life and was already declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1982.
Right in the heart of this bustling city is the Gran Hotel Manzana
Kempinski La Habana. This is the luxury hotel group’s first 5-star property
anywhere in the American market. When furnishing the hotel, great attention was
paid to luxurious details and this extends equally to the spacious bathrooms.
After a long day in the vibrant capital, hotel guests can unwind with a
The hotel building – the Manzana de Gómez – was once the first
European-style department store in Cuba. With the arrival of the luxury hotel,
the building’s fame and past glory is restored and guests are treated to an
exceptional degree of comfort. The 246 rooms and suites, furnished in modern
style, have extra high ceilings and some feature floor-to-ceiling French doors
so that guests can enjoy breathtaking
views across the historical city centre.
For the bathtubs, the hotel planners have chosen products from
Kaldewei: the Classic Duo Oval and Classic Duo Oval Wide bathtubs,
created by the illustrious Milan design studio, Sottsass Associati. Both models,
made out od steel enamel, are showing an unfussy elegance and balanced lines.