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Carlos III Sercotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carlos III, 49, 30203 Cartagena, Spain
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Ranked #5 of 14 hotels in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013
Mike B London, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

A quite unusual hotel on a a back street, the Carlos III is good value and a reasonable place to base yourself for a few days. The hotel uses an associated small restaurant/cafe for its midday/evening meals but caters to breakfast directly. The breakfast layout was quite good, various breads, cheeses, meats; a limited selection of hot items; plus fruits,... More

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Juan Carlos G, General Manager at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear client, Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you... More

Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Reasonable close to walk to most of the many historical sites of Cartegena. Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. Staff was friendly and helpful You have to pay for parking, but it is not expensive and is located beneath the hotel.

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Juan Carlos G, General Manager at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear Customer Thank you very much for your kind words. We are delighted that our hotel has met your expectations. We hope to have your confidence again Best Regards More

Gilbert, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Great value for you money !! The hotel was in a great location, rooms clean and nice, and the bathroom where good sizes and the services was excellent ! More the happy to recommended, we specially like that was close to everything

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Juan Carlos G, General Manager at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear client, I very much appreciate your kind words and they encourage us to continue working along the same line. Thank you very much and we hope to see you again. Kind regards. More

Ploiesti, Prahova, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I spent only one night in this hotel, for bussiness purposes. This was my second time in this hotel, the first time was in 2010 (I think), for one night as well. About the hotel: Good central location. Good value for money. Rooms were clean and tidy, providing space enough. Breakfast was more than decent, alhough a little expensive for... More

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Juan Carlos G, General Manager at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear client, Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to speak about us. I attach great importance to your comments, and I shall gladly pass them on to our team. We hope to see you back soon a third time. My very best wishes More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Location Although a 25 minute walk to the port (where you can get a taxi to the local beach for 5 euros or cycle or even walk if you are brave), it is less than ten minutes to the main shopping street. Which takes you down to the port. It is also 3 minutes walk from a couple of tapas... More

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Juan Carlos G, General Manager at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear client, Thank you very much indeed for your kind words! Your opinion is a very important thing for us, because we can improve more and more. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our city and of course in our hotel. We hope to see you again, thankyou for your time. Yours sincerely More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013 via mobile

A surprisingly spacious hotel. Lovely bright decor. Easy enough to find. Good central location. Excellent value for money. The only thing to take into account is the fact that you have pay for parking. It was €13 per night to park in the car park below the hotel. This was however much cheaper than th public 24 hr car park... More

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Juan Carlos G, General Manager at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear client, Thank you very much for your kind comments! Your opinion is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see... More

Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Cartagena felt like its in the middle of being reinvented. There is a lot of decay in the city...facades being preserved with the backs of buildings crumbling and in ruins. The exciting part is that they seem to be doing a lot to preserve the beautiful old stuff. We visited the awesome park that they built on top of the... More

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hotelalfonsoxiii, Director General at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your compliments of the Hotel Carlos III are greatly appreciated. We work diligently to offer the best service and a great stay for each guest. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking time to write this review. We look forward to your return. Best regards More

Marbella, Spain
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

This hotel is well located in one of he main avenues in Cartagena. The room facilities looked a bit tired although everything was clean and functioned properly. The lift only worked from the first floor, which meant lugging cases up from the ground level. Parking a car in the hotel car park was very awkward, given the need to negotiate... More

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hotelalfonsoxiii, Director General at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: Let me start by thanking you for your opinion about your recent stay at our property. Your feedback is very much appreciated and I can assure you that my staff and I use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again. Thanks again and... More

Munich, Germany
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012 via mobile

Very nice, modern decorated rooms. Quite location and in walking distance to all important places in Cartagena. Breakfast is excellent and not comparable to normal Spanish breakfast.

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hotelalfonsoxiii, Director General at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your compliments of the Hotel Carlos III are greatly appreciated. We work diligently to offer the best service and a great stay for each guest. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking time to write this review. We look forward to your return. Kind regards More

Amman, Jordan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Efficient helpful, friendly staff. Clean, pleasant room, well-lighted, with functioning equipment. I, and spouse, liked use of large swathes bright, intense color in decoration. Used restaurant for late evg light meal, breakfast; good service food quite nice also, with good selection available. Convenient location for...

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hotelalfonsoxiii, Director General at Carlos III Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review about your stay at Carlos III Hotel. We are very glad to hear such a nice words about our rooms, restaurant and helpful staff. It will be a real pleasure for us to host you in our hotel again. With kind regards More

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Additional Information about Carlos III Sercotel

Also Known As:
Carlos Iii Sercotel Hotel
Carlos Iii Sercotel Hotel Cartagena
Address: Carlos III, 49, 30203 Cartagena, Spain
Location: Spain > Region of Murcia > Cartagena
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 14 hotels in Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Carlos III Sercotel 3*
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