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El Marques Hotel Boutique

#79 of 135 Hotels in Cartagena
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Nuestra Senora del Carmen, No. 33-41 | Centro, Santo Domingo, Cartagena 57, Colombia
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San Mateo, California
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

I think I would prefer to give this hotel a 3.5 stars over 4 stars but I can't. It's a beautiful place but there are many missing details which take away from how great this place can be. We stayed here just a few days ago for three nights. It's located in a great location in the walled city. It's... More 

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ELSULTANSAS, Gerente at El Marques Hotel Boutique, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. We are so pleased you liked our hotel and had a great experience. Although, We would like to clarify some things about you uncomfortable details. We count with soundproof doors which need to be closed and locked, outside noise is reduced 100%. Pool is small as we are a boutique hotel with only... More 

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

It was a pleasure staying here. The beds were especially comfortable after roughing it in Tayorona park for a few days. The property is beautiful, an old house remodeled but kept the essence of the past and blended it in to a great fusion of today. The courtyard and restaurant area is nice to spend time at, it's open and... More 

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Tulua, Colombia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I am from Colombia living overseas and I wanted my boyfriend to have a fantastic experience in my country, after doing some research I found El Marques, it was the right choice, we both loved it. The service was impeccable, the rooms very clean, the breakfast was fantastic., the front desk was very helpful with the booking of day trips... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is situated near plaza santo domingo, with restaurants and stores. Is a very old house from the colonization period, the renovation keeped the original characteristics of the house, wich we liked a lot since Cartagena is an historical city. The staff were very nice. We didnt love the breakfast service. You have to order, the waiter was confusing... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This hotel lived up to expectation. In a charming, romantic old mansion, the rooms are large with very high ceilings. Excellent service. There is a swimming pool which is a welcome relief after a hot few hours exploring Cartagena. Location is perfect, just steps away from many of the best historic sights. Highly recommended.

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

My family, 4 adults, stayed at this hotel for the weekend for my brother's wedding. Very nice boutique hotel in an old world Spanish style. Beautiful courtyard with many plantings. The restaurant/bar is located here. Pool is small but nice to have one at this boutique hotel.Front desk helpful and friendly. The rooms each had their own air conditioner. No... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

A magica place to stay, eat, and relax! The architecture and decoration of the hotel makes you feel in a typican historic environment !! A perfect place to stay with friends or with your love one. Its a perfect getaway!!

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Absolutely loved this place! My friends and I were very impressed with the decoration, staff, LIVE MUSIC and fresh breeze. The location is stunning and the atmosphere was buzzing. I ordered pasta and requested for it to be AL DENTE - but unfortunately this wasn't quite right. Having said that the pasta and pasta sauce was delicious!! The cocktails were... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I'll start by clarifying that we didn't stay at this hotel but had access to a few rooms and spent time here for a wedding ceremony and reception. We stayed at another hotel a few blocks away that was nice as well. The rooms were very nice, good size and the A/C was great. This really is a beautiful hotel... More 

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58 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

A lovely, historic old home with traditional courtyard and lots of beautiful touches. Perfect place to unwind for the weekend, enjoy the comfortable rooms and soak in the history. One of the best hotels I've stayed in this year. Will be back soon.

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