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Woman holding a drink in a dark bar
San Antonio Current
December 13, 2023

The 50 best bars in San Antonio 2023

“Dim lighting — most of it from flickering candles — and clusters of seating in vintage overstuffed chairs and couches provide a cozy hideaway before or after taking in a show at the nearby Tobin Center.”

Man working in the library of Hotel Havana by lamp and candlelight
November 2, 2023

8 U.S. Cities Where You Can Get in the Holiday Spirit

“One of the coolest stays in the Lone Star State is Hotel Havana, which occupies a 1914 Mediterranean Revival building on a quieter section of the River Walk.”

view of hotel at dusk by River Walk
October 26, 2023

The 8 Best Hotels In San Antonio

“Couples will enjoy the intimacy of Hotel Havana, with its tucked-away River Walk setting, airy rooms and dimly lit underground speakeasy.”

smeg fridge in a guest room
Food & Wine
February 12, 2024

Our Favorite Places to Eat, Sleep, and Explore San Antonio

“The beautiful historic property was renovated and designed to show off the best of the building’s architecture while adding colorful and current amenities, such as minibars housed in Smeg refrigerators and luxe linen bedsheets.”

Interior of a suite at Hotel Havana for 10 Best
USA Today 10Best
September 2, 2022

San Antonio's Top Hotels Span the Gamut from Modern to Historic

“This stunning hotel, situated on a quiet stretch of the North Riverwalk known as the Museum Reach, is almost a century old and offers elegant accommodations, from the studios to the Penthouse Suite.”

An Ocho sign for San Antonio Current
San Antonio Current
April 6, 2022

After a rough start, 'Chef Kirk' is putting a distinctive stamp on SA's food scene and kitchen culture

“These days, the menu is Chef Kirk’s love letter to the humble fare of their South Texas upbringing — rooted not just in Cuban influences but those of Mexico and Texas.”

Interior of a suite at Hotel Havana for Insider
February 14, 2022

10 hand-picked places to stay in San Antonio that prove a visit to the Alamo City should be on your radar in 2022

“Your Instagram feed will never look better after a stay at this brightly-colored boutique hotel.”

Exterior of Hotel Havana for Condé Nast Traveler
Condé Nast Traveler

Review: Hotel Havana

“This bohemian, Cuba-inspired is an oasis along a quieter stretch of the River Walk.”

A dish from Ocho for Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle
October 29, 2021

The 7 Best hotel restaurants on the San Antonio river walk

“Housed in a glass room like an art deco terrarium with the River Walk along one wall, Ocho is the playground of chef Jesse Kuykendall, who won a recent episode of the Food Network show ‘Chopped.’”

A dish from Ocho for San Antonio Magazine
San Antonio Magazine
October 2021

12 Brunch Spots Worth A Reservation

“Settle in at a table overlooking the River Walk in this restaurant at Hotel Havana. With a menu inspired from Mexico, Cuba and Texas, brunch features favorites like chilaquiles with crispy corn tortillas, guajillo salsa, Mexican crema, onion, queso fresco, and Cuban refried beans topped with avocado.”