The Hotel Ambos Mundos is located in a privileged position just a few steps from the Plaza de Armas, built in the early twentieth century, recently restored ,rises at one of the busiest streets in the Old Town , close to almost all the most interesting sites of the old town. The history of the Hotel Ambos Mundos is linked to that of the writer Hemingway, who has stayed in this hotel for years (writing in the 30s most of his novel For Whom the Bell Tolls) The hotel keeps the room preferred by the writer to be visited by travellers, another writer ,Federico García Lorca and the filmmaker Tomas Gutierrez Alea Cuban (director of Strawberry and Chocolate) was among the young intellectuals who participated in the parties that animated the hotel terrace. The lobby of the Hotel Ambos Mundo overlooks calle Obispo and calle Mercaderes, the main streets of Havana Vieja. At the Hotel piano bar you can enjoy the most diverse musical genres. This space is pleasant and animated often crowded with visitors. Another typical detail of the Hotel is the oldest elevator from the 30ies with hydraulic mechanism. The Meeting Room "Del Monte", with a capacity for 100 people, can be used for meetings,parties and wedding ceremonies. Despite its central location the hotel Ambos Mundos offers every comfort for relaxing after pleasant walking through the streets of the city and beautiful excursions.