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Hotel El Prado

5.0 of 5 Carrera 54 No. 70-10, Barranquilla 51846, Colombia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, WI
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn’t stay here so I can’t comment on the rooms however we spent a couple of afternoon/evenings at the pool and garden restaurant. This is a Grand Hotel that perhaps has saw it’s better days however they did a fantastic job keeping this area up. We were visiting my girlfriend’s family a couple blocks away and this was a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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278 reviews 278 reviews
56 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

For those who value living and experiencing a place in some depth, either sleep here or have a leisurely meal to absorb and enjoy its gracious old world style and landscaping. It's a good pick for a festive meal with friends. Worth walking the halls to see the old pictures and curios standing here and there. This hotel was formerly... More 

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PradoHotel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Prado, responded to this review

Deaar Guest We feel very proud to see the way you evoke the history of our hotel in every corner. Is a pleasure for our team to keep those memories and become an unique experience for each of our guests. We work every day to make our guests feel the tradition and exclusive old hospitality attached to the modern facilities.... More 

Athens, Greece
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

excelent hotel, a little bit small rooms but amazing swimming pool, tropical weather... i have been there for 4 days.it was a dream to swimming in the pool between palm trees and exotic flowers. the building is a colonial style hotel.

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PradoHotel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Prado, responded to this review

Dear Guest We appreciate your comments about our OASIS PRADO (pool, sundeck, palm trees, flowers), a unique place within the city. We are pleased to see that your stay was a pleasant for 4 days. This space is designed to live the experience, the best service and tranquility of being in a high class category hotel. We hope continue being... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The biggest complaint about this hotel is that the rooms could use updating and that is a fair complaint. If this is a concern, ask to see another room until you are satisfied (we did). But, putting that aside, this is an amazing classic hotel in the heart of Barranquilla. In style it is reminiscent to the Biltmore Hotel in... More 

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PradoHotel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Prado, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your comments about our PRADO OASIS, is a pleasure to see your satisfaction. Now we are in a renovation process with all of rooms, so we hope to have them updated for your next visit. Regards, More 

Santa Marta, null, Colombia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I have been here before and I love coming back! This place is a sea of calm in the madness that is Barranquilla. Although some people would say the rooms need modernising, I kind of dissagree. I love the black and white tiled floors, old woodern furniture, big doors and high ceilings. Maybe installing a plasma TV would change most... More 

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PradoHotel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Prado, responded to this review

Dear Guest It is a pleasure reading your comments. The Hotel El Prado is known for keeping the history of the 20's, an oasis of tranquility within the city and excellent service. Right now we are in a process of modernization, maintaining its characteristics of classic traditional furniture and decoration. We hope to have as a guest again and always... More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

which would rate 4 stars. The people working here were smiling and helpful, the pool area is relaxing and lovely. Rooms rate only two stars. This hotel must have been grand once, but the rooms are quite run down. The AC unit was loud and the furniture and bed coverings extremely dated. The bathroom in our room had been remodeled... More 

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PradoHotel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Prado, responded to this review

Dear Guest We appreciate your comments. We work every day to give our guest our best service. The hotel was a Grand Luxury hotel, during a long time was not renovated, in this 2014 we are working to make this happens, changing bathrooms, furniture and spaces. Besides the decoration is been renovated (as you said you room has renovated bathroom).... More 

Campinas, SP
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

the hotel is a very nice old place has a great pool but... the roomes are poorly decorted airconditioning is very noisy and service is not very good when we stayed there we asked for a diffeent room because of noise and they asked os to pay an adtional, actually we changed the hotel..

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PradoHotel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Prado, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments. As we can see your stay was last year at July. You are right, during 2013 we start to make a renovation. We change our decoration, change air conditioning and improve our service. In 2014 strategy is focused to be the best and traditional hotel in the city. We invite you come back... More 

Mississauga, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

My wife and I were married here just a few days ago. The hotel is a gem and although some rooms are in need of modernization, some rooms are quite nice. The building itself is the perfect backdrop for a wedding. The catering was exquisite. Chef Efren is top notch and prepared awsome ceviche along with beef tenderloin. smoked salmon... More 

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PradoHotel, Gerente at Hotel El Prado, responded to this review

Dear Guest Is a pleasure for us to read your lines. Every day we work to offer the best of our service. Our hotel right now is living new airs of modern and facing all challenges to be the best hotel in Barranquilla. We hope to have you again to live by yourself the excellence and new age of Prado... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Back in the 70's this was the it hotel! Fast forward to 2000. Looked like it was in mourning! My husband and i went there for a belated honey moon. Only to find there werent any guests that we could see at all! Our room was clean and everything in order but oh, it needed something new to bring it... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

The pool here is amazing. The service is very good. I just wish the rooms were renovated and then the hotel would be amazing. I was skeptic of the air conditioning but it worked well and kept the room cold (which is important in Barranquilla). Over all, I think it is a good option if you can get it at... More 

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Address: Carrera 54 No. 70-10, Barranquilla 51846, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Atlantico Department > Barranquilla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel El Prado 5*
Number of rooms: 190
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Also Known As:
El Prado Barranquilla
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Barranquilla

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