Hang out with Hemingway

Hang out with Hemingway

Follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest writers of the 20th century for a chic and fanciful journey.

He liked alcohol, tropical fruits, beautiful women, and fishing. No wonder the famous American writer Ernest Hemingway succumbed to the charms of Cuba. In the 1930s, he regularly stayed in room 511 of the Hotel Ambos Mundos. Left untouched after his departure, the room where he wrote one of his greatest masterpieces, For Whom the Bell Tolls, can now be visited.

A few steps from the hotel, be sure to try the famous daiquiri of the Bodeguita del Medio, a delightfully old-fashioned bar where Hemingway liked to hang out. Sugar, rum, and lemon: this was the novelist's favourite cocktail.

Finally, don't miss the Finca Vigía, the home he acquired in 1939, now a Hemingway museum. To be sure not to miss any stage of your Hemingway pilgrimage, take one of the guided tours.

Hotel Ambos Mundos
Calle Obispo n°153
11100 La Habana
+53 7 860 9529

La Bodeguita del Medio
Calle Empedrado n° 207
La Habana Vieja
10100 La Habana
+53 7 6871374

Museo Ernest Hemingway - Finca Vigia
Carretera central, km 12,5
San Francisco de Paula
11100 La Habana
+53 7 691 0809