Caribbean Area ( lcsh ) Havana (Cuba) -- 1930-1940 ( lctgm ) Hotels -- Cuba -- Havana ( lcsh )
Panoramic view of the front facade and landscaped grounds of the hotel.
Caption on back of photograph: "The new year finds Havana much gayer than it has been for the past few years. Vacation throngs are arriving daily by passenger ships and airplanes. Bathing beaches are crowded, and yachting, fishing, hunting and racing are attracting enthusiasts. Social activities are increasing. Spanish and Cuban clubs have arranged special siestas. The Cuban Industrial and Agricultural Exhibition at Rancho Boyerso, just outside of Havana, will attract many visitors. Will P. Taylor, Manager of the National Hotel of Cuba, reports a larger number of reservations than anytime during the past five years. A well known orchestra is under the direction of Sr. Armando Romeu, Jr. The daily tea and dinner dances are very popular, All in all, the National Hotel of Cuba looks forward to the most active season in its history.
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Shows the front facade and landscaped grounds of the hotel.
The National Hotel was designed in 1930 by the New York architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White.
Cite as Miami News Collection, HistoryMiami,1989-011-4325.