If you are looking for a romantic & intimate hotel, which is perfectly placed to visit the attractions of Camaguey city, you should try the boutique hotel Encanto La Avellaneda.
Opened in 2014, La Avellaneda hotel has a colonial architecture & exhibits the poems of Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda also known as “La Tula”, who was the inspiration for the hotel’s name. She was born in 1814 & is well known for being one of the most distinguished writers of the Spanish Romanticism.
The internal courtyard of Hotel La Avellaneda is the perfect place to enjoy a typical Cuban breakfast, before starting exploring the historical city of Camaguey. Places of interests are in the walking distance from this hotel.
It was one of the most important cities in the colonial period, nowdays it has a wealth of fine baroque churches and some picturesque nooks and crannies, such as the restored Plaza San Juan de Dios.
Sightseeing in the city will inevitably bring you to a closer appreciation of the life of the city's hero, Ignacio Agramonte, as there is both a park and a museum dedicated to his memory. The city itself is one of the prettiest in Cuba, full of architectural gems testifying to its colonial past.
Near the train station you can find The Museum of the Birthplace of Ignacio Agramonte. Visit the La Merced church opposite to see its peeling frescoes and the venerated objects stored in its crypt, finally the best of this city is Plaza San Juan de Dios which is an old cobblestoned square surrounded by brightly hued, single-storey buildings and a lovely yellow church alongside a restored former hospital.