If the Covid has prevented you from traveling, the Montecristo hotel in Paris will take you to Cuba for a night, a weekend or a week. Let yourself be tempted by the total and unique change of scenery offered by the manager of the establishment.
The Montecristo hotel becomes the Eminente hotel
From the top of its 4 stars, the Montecristo hotel located on rue Pascal in the 5th arrondissement has chosen a radical way to make its customers travel. No need to take the plane, Cuba invites itself to France. For the occasion, the Montecristo hotel becomes the Eminente hotel. Covered with a magnificent trompe-l’oeil, the storefront truly gives the impression of having crossed the ocean. And yet …
An old Cadillac, like the ones you can still see in the streets of Havana, is parked in front of the hotel. Inside, plants, original accessories such as old suitcases, mirrors, four-poster beds and many other details will disorient you without any difficulty. Book your paladare (Cuban guesthouse) and succumb to this atmosphere inviting relaxation and well-being.
A decor, but also a 100% Cuban plate
The very complimentary Hotel Montecristo has put the small dishes in the big ones so that the illusion is total. And that is saying something: Annabelle Cantarero, Cuban chef having been trained at Ferrandi and owning the ecological farm Finca Tungasuk in Cuba finds herself exceptionally behind the stove while the ephemeral Eminente will last. À la carte, she offers a traditional menu: grilled octopus with tropical roots, revisited Cuban corn and perfect egg, moros y cristianos, suckling pig sandwich and mashed plantain, as well as other typical dishes that she knows all about. secrets.
To digest and listen to Cuban music, how about sitting at the hotel bar? Adrian Nino, a mixologist well known to lovers of sugar cane brandies, has concocted 5 alcoholic cocktails with Eminente rum. No doubt, for one night or more, you will feel like you are on the small island famous for its cigars and Che.
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