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Hotel San Martin Cartagena

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bocagrande, Av. San Martin No. 8 - 164, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #30 of 116 hotels in Cartagena
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my fifth time coming to this hotel now, I'm from Cartagena, Colombia, but, I live in Indianapolis. I always have great service from the people that work there, food is good, close to interesting places, & excellent pricing. They have nice rooms, that are always really clean, and the bathrooms are sufficient. If you want to have a... More

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Detroit
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I stayed here for 5 nights with a friend on vacation. I had a love/hate relationship with this hotel, so I'll categorize my comments for easier reading: I'll categorize my comments for easy reading: Accomodations/Value/Service/Location: San Martin Hotel is in an OUTSTANDING location--a <10min taxi ride to the walled city (25min walking), there are tons of restaurants & shops on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
67 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

My room was very clean with a modern bathroom, good sized safe and minibar. It was on the ground floor with a window looking into the inner courtyard, and people walking past all the time, so no view or daylight, but I didn’t stay here for the view! The WiFi was unreliable in my room but works best in the... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I booked this hotel after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. I have to say the hotel surpassed all my expectations. The location is great. The service was unbeatable (I later had the opportunity to stay at a 5-star hotel down the street and it was bad compared to this hotel). The front desk is extremely serviceable. The breakfast selection was... More

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sacramento
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This is a clean quiet hotel in Baca Grande in the center of a well to do area with good restaurants, botique shops near the historical city. $2.50 taxi ride to historical area. A very good breakfast eggs cooked to order and fresh fruit.

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Paris, France
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

When booking the room make sure they give you an appropriate room, with window and ventilation We got a bad experience and had to cancell our stay and back home. Lucky we live not too far but have to shorten our trip.

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Honestly, this is a great budget hotel. Location is nice (right across the street from waffles and crepes, and a 24h mcdonalds), just few blocks away from the beach. You can walk to walled city in about 15-20 mins or take a 5 min cab. People working there were very friendly, although the English at the front desk was not... More

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Austin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Hello all, got back from Cartagena last week and spent 3 nights here. Originally I wanted to stay at a Bocagrande hotel right on the beach, but as my trip got closer I couldn't really afford the extra money to spend & decided to stay here, just one block from the beach and save roughly $75 per night compared to... More

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Santiago, Chile
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

A nice and simple Hotel. Staff is gentle and the hotel very clean. 1 block away from the beach and 15-20 min by walk to the city center (and 5 by taxi). I always prefer staying in the city centers, but in Bocagrande there are a lot of bars, restaurants, souvenir shops and beaches, so at the end, I loved... More

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Puerto Montt, Chile
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is a nice and small hotel with a very friendly and helpfull staff. Simple but good breakfast and very well located within Bocagrande. A very good option if you are not going to stay within the walled city.

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Address: Bocagrande, Av. San Martin No. 8 - 164, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel San Martin Cartagena 3*
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#9 Best Value Hotel in Cartagena #16 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena #23 Business Hotel in Cartagena
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