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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 #35 of 118 Hotels in Cartagena
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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68 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 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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4 helpful votes 4 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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21 helpful votes 21 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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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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27 helpful votes 27 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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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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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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