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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 #29 of 119 Hotels in Cartagena
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't care for crowded, high-rise steel and glass hotels, the small San Martin Hotel in Cartagena will be your good choice. This hotel in the heart of Bocagrande, a modern part of Cartagena, is small, clean and quiet. It is very close to the old town, to which you can take a taxi (for about $3, or take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll start my review saying booked at the last minute during high season (new years/xmas) so my rates ranged from $75-$150 a night, the majority being at the high end but I was pleased to get a room at a well reviewed hotel considering all things. The hotel is situated on a corner in bocagrande not far away from the... More 

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Columbia, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My parents and I stayed in Cartagena for 4 days and 4 nights. We flew in from Bogota to spend a few days in a different city. We were pleasantly surprised with this hotel. At first we thought with the street its on, it wouldn't be up to par. The staff was incredibly friendly.. Literally wouldn't let you do a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

San Martin is a small hotel on a perfect location in Bocagrande, Cartagena. The rooms are tidy and quiet and the beds are very good. The breakfast buffet is good and well organized. The personel is friendly but could be a little more service-minded. Small inconveniences such as only one reading lamp, poor but ok ventilation are compensated by the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Stayed at the San Martin vor the 2nd time, while doing business in Cartagena. It's pretty good, nice breakfast and clean. It's not in the old city, but with a Taxi you are there in a couple of minutes and it's a lot cheaper then the hotels there. On the main road where it's located you'll find plenty of shops... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Even though I have memberships in the major chain resort hotels, I keep coming back to this historic midsize hotel perfectly located between the beach and the bay on the vibrant San Martin Ave. The lobby's polished dark woods and exotic flowers welcome you immediately into Cartagena's rich South American culture, and the white coat staff is attentive and ready... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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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44 helpful votes 44 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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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 helpful votes 6 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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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*
Number of rooms: 40
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