Luxury private accommodation, excellent for families, business and all those looking for comfort, high standard service and a peacefull place in Miramar, Havana. This majestically house of the 50s owes its name to the famous French vedette Jeanne Bourgeois, better known as Mistinguett, who made popular the version of El Manicero in French, a song composed by Cuban maestro Moisés Simons.
They say that the famous French leading lady, singer and actress Mistinguett, who made her debut in the Paris Casino in 1895 and was a smash success in Folies Bergère, el Moulin Rouge and Eldorado, having paraded before the whole world her affair with Maurice Chevalier, fell deeply in love with Moisés Simons, the Cuban mulatto, creator of many rumbas and author of The Peanut Vendor, which Mistinguett popularized with a French version.
In the early 1930s Simons traveled to Cuba, seemingly with the intention to give free rein to his idyll, buying the land of this house, which he never built. Other motivations took him to Tenerife and Madrid, where he died. A new owner made into reality the plans of Simons and, precisely in January of 1956, when the house was completed, in France the mystical Mistinguett died. Coincidence? Cruel fate? It seems the lovers then continued, in another dimension, the abandonment of their captivating and celestial personalities, choosing total surrender.