Frequently Asked Questions
As a rough guide, the check-in time is after 3:00 p.m .
As a rough guide, the check-out time is before 12:00pm.
Late check-out policy :
- Late check-out is subject to room availability
- 12:00 to 17:00 check-out: 50% room rate surcharge
- After 17:00 check-out: 100% room rate surcharge
Which languages are spoken at Reception?
English and Spanish.
Can I leave my luggage?
Yes, we can look after your luggage. If at check in your room is not ready yet or in case of early check out after .We will store your luggage free of charge on your check-in and check-out days.
A wireless internet connection, the best sign is on the Rooftop Bar.
Which is the nearest airport?
The nearest airport is the Jose Marti International (HAV) , which is located around 15 km away. ( 30 min by car)
Is a taxi service available from the airport?
Yes, this service is available on request. When booking this service, please state the flight number for your arrival and/or departure and the relevant times.
Is breakfast included in the price?
Breakfast is offered to all guests staying at the hotel.
What is offered at breakfast?
The breakfast includes toast, natural juices, milk, fresh fruit, ham, cheese, eggs, coffee
Do you have smoking and non-smoking rooms?
All rooms are non-smoking
How many floors does the hotel have?
The hotel has three floors in all.
The rooms are located on the second floor.
The Rooftop Bar is on the third floor.
Do you have an elevator?
Our Boutique Hotel does not have an elevator, we are more than happy to carry luggage to your room for you.
How many bars does the hotel have?
The hotel has one bar in the RoofTop
Are there car parking spaces or a car park?
Our hotel has a private car parking.
How much does parking cost?
The car park costs is included in a room rate.
Are pets allowed to stay at the hotel?
Yes, pets are most welcome. There is a daily charge of $ 10
Are the prices quoted per room or per person?
The prices quoted are always per room
Do you have a restaurant
Yes, our restaurant is only for our guests. We offer dinners and lunches, must be requested 24 hours in advance
How many rooms does the hotel have?
The hotel has five rooms.
What time is breakfast served?
Breakfast is served from 7am to 10am, every day.
What should I do, if I lost or forgot something in my room?
Please contact the hotel directly. Our rooms will be cleaned daily, so that your item probably has been found by our housekeeping team.
Are the rooms air-conditioned?
Yes. All rooms are air-conditioned
Are bed linens provided?
Yes. All beds come with a full set of linen which includes bed sheet, duvet and pillows.
Does the Hotel provide additional beds or have extra beds available?
No. The hotel does not provide additional beds.
Does the Hotel provide towels, soap, shampoo, etc?
Yes. All rooms come with basic toiletries which includes soap, shampoo and conditioner.
Do I have to clean my room? Is there housekeeping service?
Yes, housekeeping service is provided daily
Are there safes in the rooms ?
Yes, the rooms do have safes available for no charge.
What is the voltage in the hotel?
Are there hairdryers, irons and ironing boards in the rooms?
Hairdryers, irons and ironing boards are provided in all rooms.
Does the Hotel provide a laundry service for guests?
Yes, this service is at an additional charge.
Does my room have a fridge?
Yes, all rooms have mini-fridges.
What type of beds are in the rooms?
There are King and Queen beds.
How many people can stay in one room?
The rooms accommodate 2 adults.
I want flowers, chocolates, champagne, gifts sent to the room. How do I do this?
Contact the concierge prior to your arrival to set up these services.
Does the hotel recognize special occasions?
Absolutely! At booking, please mention your special occasion so we may enhance your experience with the "El Candil touch".
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How far is the hotel from the Old Havana ?
Does the hotel have any accessible rooms?
Can El Candil accommodate people with disabilities?
Does the hotel have a currency exchange?
Do you offer security at the hotel?
Yes, we have 24/7 security guard and the door and closed monitors camaeras.
How do I know if my reservation is confirmed?
We will send you a confirmation email with all of your booking information.
Do you provide concierge services?
Yes, we arrange for dinner reservations, theater tickets, transfers, tours or other activities.
COVID 19 Update
Health declaration form
No more than 4 pax per group
All are required to take temperature screening upon arrival to check if anyone is unwell, anyone that refuse to comply will be deny entry
Being a small hotel, our clients will feel more secure and will not be in contact with as many guests.
What mandatory requirements are required before boarding a flight bound for Cuba?
From January 10 it is mandatory for all passengers flying to Cuba carry with him a Negative PCR test, issued by a certified laboratory, with less than 72 hours before boarding the
plane. The cost of the ticket includes a sanitary fee of $ 30.00 dollars for health benefits.
Is it necessary to pass a quarantine when entering Cuba?
All travelers entering Cuba from 00:00 on the 6th of February 2021 will be subjected to quarantine or isolation, without matter whether they are vaccinated or not, who have submitted a PCR negative upon entry or that they have been ill with Covid-19 and the
have passed. All travelers (foreigners, Cubans, residents nationals or foreigners, etc.) must equally undergo a quarantine.
What happens when you arrive at the airport in Cuba?
Each traveler will have to undergo a PCR test at the Cuban airport just before going through immigration controls, In addition, your temperature will be taken and you must sign a
sworn statement on health status. After performing this test, the traveler must wait at most
three days for the result of that first test, and two days later he will have to undergo another molecular PCR again, and wait in isolation another 72 hours for the result of that test.
Where will they host me once I arrive in Cuba?
Foreigners and Cubans not permanent residents on the island will be isolated in hotels established by the governments of each province, but passengers must pay the fees
established corresponding to your stay and transportation.