|The capital city Havana gleams with a row of extraordinarily well-stocked cigar shops and for an aficionado there is nothing quite like purchasing and enjoying a cigar in Havana itself.|
famous brands like Partagas, Hoyo de Monterrey, Ramon Allones, Bolivar,
the complete range of Cohibas - that only a few selected shops stock world
wide - are all here for the cigar lover in the Casa el Habano. The city
meanwhile has more than 30 shops in which cigars are offered, but the
choice and accompanying service varies, as does the personnel's knowledge
of cigars. We made our choice after taking all of the above criteria into
We want to show you the best shops here so that you are prepared for your visit. We'll cover some bars and places where you can go with your "personal smoke signal" to experience the real Havana feeling.
|LA CASA DEL HABANO fábrica partagas|
the beautiful old buildings of the cigar plant, Partagas, situated
behind the Capitolio, you'll find the most renowned and popular cigar
shop in Havana. Because of the numerous tourists that pass through the
factory and surrounding area, the manager, Abel Diaz, constantly checks
that everything is in stock for his customers and that the staff are
well informed about cigars in general. There is always a stock of single
cigars available for purchase, so that you can sample the wares.
At the end of the shops is an entrance to a cozy cigar bar where you'll meet cigar 'aficionados' from all over the world.
Fábrica Partagas, Industria No. 520 between Dragones and Barcelona, Habana Vieja, phone: 33 80 60
|LA CASA DEL HABANO conde de villanueva|
|There is a cigar shop on the first level of the Hotel Conde
de Villanueva; the entire theme is cigar based and is known as the
Hostel del Habano. The shop boasts selected staff with sound knowledge,
expertise and last, but not least, a well selected assortment of cigars.
The manager, Alberto Mendoza Mirabel, is one of the undisputed authorities on cigars in Havana. There is a smoker's lounge in the shop with a view of the well-stocked cigar display cases and lockable cigar boxes for regular customers.
This shop receives more and more attention from aficionados and until now, keeps its high standard of quality.
Hotel Conde de Villanueva, Mercaderes No. 202 corner of Lamparilla, Habana Vieja, phone: 62 92 93, 62 96 82