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Starwood Opens Four Points in Havana, Cuba

HAVANA — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has opened Four Points Havana, the company’s first hotel in Cuba, it was announced last month.

The opening comes on the heels of the deals signed by Starwood in Cuba earlier this year.

Owned by Grupo Hotelero Gaviota and managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Four Points Havana is located in the city’s Miramar business district. The property offers 186 guestrooms, 1,000 square feet of 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 centre, business facility and fully equipped spa offering massage treatments, sauna and steam bath.

The hotel features the brand’s signature Best Brews offering local beers at the hotel’s lobby bar. It also offers WiFi throughout. The new Four Points is located in which houses many international embassies.

“As one of the most successful brands in the Latin America region, the Four Points brand’s aggressive footprint — 18 hotels in nine countries — caters to business travelers from around the world. We are confident that it will be a perfect fit for this dynamic market.” Jorge Giannattasio, Starwood’s senior vice-president and chief of Latin America operations.

With over 200 hotels in nearly 40 countries around the world, Four Points is on track to expand its portfolio of rooms by more than 60 per cent in the next five years.

Since the agreement was signed, Starwood has made significant life and safety upgrades to the property to ensure that it meets the company’s global standards.

Reservations at the property can be made through the company’s booking channels globally and SPG members may earn points for staying at the hotel and redeem points to stay. Travelers from the U.S. must meet all of the travel requirements established by the U.S. government. Four Points by Sheraton Havana will continue to undergo upgrades and improvements over the next few months.



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