Hotel Sevilla

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for the hotel in Algeciras see Hotel Sevilla (Algeciras)
Hotel Mercure Sevilla Havane
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Original 1908 wing of Hotel Sevilla
General information
Location Calle Trocadero #55, Entre Prado y Zulueta
Cuba Havana, Cuba
Opening March 22, 1908
Technical details
Floor count 10
Design and construction
Architect José Troya, Antonio Rodríguez and José Rodríguez
Other information
Number of rooms 178
The 1924 tower wing of the Hotel Sevilla-Biltmore, 1931

The Hotel Sevilla in Havana, Cuba, was built in 1908 as a four-story Moorish structure on Calle Trocadero, next to the Paseo del Prado, between the Malecón, and Parque Central by architects Arellano y Mendoza. It was bought by John McEntee Bowman and Charles Francis Flynn in 1919 and renamed the Sevilla-Biltmore Hotel. A huge ten-story tower wing, with a rooftop ballroom, was built in 1924 by noted architects Schultze & Weaver. The hotel was featured in Graham Greene's novel Our Man in Havana where character Jim Wormold joined the British secret service.

The hotel is located in Old Havana and was closely associated with Havana's mafia network, being part-owned by Santo Trafficante, Jr. It is currently run by Mercure Hotels as the Hotel Mercure Sevilla Havane.

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Coordinates: 23°08′25″N 82°21′30″W / 23.1404°N 82.3583°W / 23.1404; -82.3583