Starwood Makes Historic Cuba Debut With Four Points Havana

The Four Points Havana hotel is now open.

The Four Points Havana hotel is now open.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced a historic milestone with the opening of Four Points Havana—the company’s first hotel in Cuba—representing a watershed moment for the fast-growing Four Points brand. The opening comes on the heels of the groundbreaking deals signed by Starwood in Cuba earlier this year, which established Starwood as the first U.S. based hospitality company to enter the market in nearly 60 years. Four Points Havana, owned by Grupo Hotelero Gaviotaand managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts, caters to the global traveler with an emphasis on approachable design and stylish comfort.

Four Points Havana offers 186 spacious guest rooms, 1,000 square feet of market-leading meeting facilities, full-service dining at Don Quixote, breakfast and lunch service at El Olivo, and poolside light bites. Amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, a business facility and a fully equipped spa, offering a variety of massage treatments and a sauna and steam bath. The hotel features the brand’s signature Best Brews offering refreshing local beers Cristal andBucanero at the hotel’s lobby bar. It also offers Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. The new Four Points is located in Havana’s Miramar district—a business and financial center which houses many international embassies.

Rates start at $240 (USD) per night.

“We are thrilled to once again be pioneers with our groundbreaking entry into Cuba, offering our guests a way to stay with Starwood in this sought after destination,” said Jorge Giannattasio, Starwood’s Senior Vice President and Chief of Latin America Operations. “As one of the most successful brands in the Latin America region, the Four Points brand’s aggressive footprint—18 hotels in 9 countries—caters to business travelers from around the world. We are confident that it will be a perfect fit for this dynamic market.”

“The opening of Four Points Havana marks a monumental moment for not only the Four Points brand, but for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, solidifying its innovative, first-mover spirit,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. “With its uncomplicated comfort and reinvented travel experience, Four Points Havana will be the ideal choice for global travelers as they experience Havana’s colorful history, rich architecture and unparalleled culture.”

With over 200 hotels in nearly 40 countries around the world, Four Points boasts Starwood’s largest pipeline and continues to penetrate new markets, globally. The brand is on track to expand its portfolio of rooms by more than 60% in the next five years.