Cienfuegos, Cuba

Meliá San Carlos

Elegance, tradition and modernity in a world heritage city

Discover all the charm of Cienfuegos from a hotel with a perfect location in the historic heart of the city. Opened in 1925, it combines features of its original architecture with more contemporary details designed to ensure maximum comfort. Relax in the comfortable rooms, explore the nearby attractions, and in the evening enjoy the views and a drink in our Roof Garden.

Among all the hotels in Cienfuegos, the Meliá San Carlos is the one preferred by visitors to Cuba. The elegant lobby and interior courtyards invite you to pause and enjoy time in this stylish setting. It also offers stunning views of the bay, as well as facilities for events and small meetings. An option that you should definitely not miss as you tour the island.

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Excellent location

In the historic centre of Cienfuegos and just a few steps from all the main attractions

Modern accommodation

Functional rooms with views of the city or the beautiful interior courtyard

Dining experiences

Two bars and the exclusive Roof Garden: an à la carte restaurant and lounge with panoramic views of the bay

Extra options

Access to the facilities at the La Unión Hotel by Meliá, including a swimming pool, wellness area and event facilities

Connected at all times

Browse the Internet and share your experiences over our free Wi-Fi

Events are an art and a pleasure

We host all the most important events and meetings in the area


Calle San Carlos S/N, between Gacel and Horrutinier



+53 43 875100


0,1 km from Paseo del Prado

0,4 km from José Martí Park

3,2 km from Palacio de Valle

Hotel information

Name: Meliá San Carlos

Type: Hotel

Segment: City

Category: 5 *****

Services and facilities

  • Rooftop
  • 24-hour reception
  • À la carte restaurant
  • Room service
  • Wi-Fi
  • Ironing service
  • Nearby wellness centre
  • Early check-in
  • Snack Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Air-conditioning
  • Adapted for people with reduced mobility
  • Late check-out
  • Evening entertainment
  • Tourist information
  • Currency exchange

Find your perfect room

Classic Room

Classic City View

Suite City View

Classic Room

  • Garden view
  • 2 double beds
  • 258.34 ft²

Enjoy all the amenities in our modern classic rooms with views of the city or the inner courtyard. Air-conditioned and decorated in light colours, with 24-hour room service and drinks in the minibar for an extra charge.

Classic City View

  • City view
  • King-size bed
  • 258.34 ft²

Step out onto your balcony to marvel at the views. Magnificent views of Cienfuegos, the historic centre and the bay from a room equipped with a wide range of comforts. Minibar with drinks and 24-hour room service as extra options.

Suite City View

  • City view
  • King-size bed
  • 516.67 ft²

Ideal for trips with your partner or a honeymoon. Decorated in light colours to reflect the tropical sun, and with elegant furnishing with both a modern air and a touch of tradition. It offers you total privacy and ample space to enjoy a magical stay in Cuba.

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Roof Garden

Iconic à la carte restaurant and bar, famous for its beautiful views of the city and the bay. Delicious cuisine accompanied by live music, becoming a fun pub at the end of the evening.

Snack Bar

International drinks and cocktails complement a light menu in this space in the hotel lobby. Exquisite drinks and snacks at your disposal throughout the day.

Rincón Azul

This lobby bar has a long tradition of hosting gatherings of artists and provides memorable experiences in the company of a Cuban cocktail, a glass of wine or your favourite drink.

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Swimming pool

As our guest, you can also take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool at the La Unión Hotel managed by Meliá, just 200 metres away. It also has shaded areas with sunbeds, showers, restrooms and a lifeguard service. A relaxing whirlpool will add greater energy to ensure you continue enjoying your holidays in Cienfuegos to the full.

Medical services

There is an international clinic and pharmacy at the Meliá San Carlos ready to attend to any requirements 24 hours a day. The hotel has its own health staff team, with a doctor available until 5pm and a nurse throughout the day. This service requires an extra charge.

Roof Garden

Move to the beat of great music during your holiday in Cuba. Our Roof Garden offers evenings full of rhythm and harmony, presented by talented artists who perform wonderful live music. Enjoy the magical experience even more with a drink from the bar or a Creole cocktail.

Venus Negra

A few steps from our building, the La Unión Hotel by Meliá has a beautiful bar-terrace overlooking the city and with panoramic views of the historic centre and the bay. Live groups play the best Cuban music and an extensive choice of cocktails and drinks complete an unforgettable evening.

Your memories with us

Share personalised details with your partner or let us pamper you with a lovely surprise. It could be a romantic dinner, breakfast in your room, a chance to taste new flavours, a rum and Habano cigar pairing... our team is on hand to please and make your stay truly memorable. This service has an extra charge.

Explore Cienfuegos

Come and discover this authentic jewel in the Cuban crown. With charming architecture and an interesting layout, the historic centre is a World Heritage Site. After wandering around the streets and squares, take a break on the shore of the Malecón or cross the bay and enjoy a different view of the city from Jagua Castle, the ancient guardian of the city.

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    Event rooms
  • 57

  • 567.87


Our Meetings & Events by Meliá Cuba Department organises the most successful corporate meetings, social events and celebrations. Our event organisers can coordinate audiovisual media, catering services and other added values for groups: dinners, parties and much, much more. Don’t think twice! The next step towards to success is with us.

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