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El Marques Hotel Boutique

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nuestra Senora del Carmen, No. 33-41 | Centro, Santo Domingo, Cartagena 57, Colombia
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Ranked #30 of 117 Hotels in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely hotel is spectacular in so many ways. The 17th century Colonial-style building is filled with that Old Cartagena historic charm. It has a lovely patio with swimming pool and a very special wine room. (try to have dinner there). Each guest room is unique: elegant, comfortable and with a great bathroom (spacious, clean and modern). The courtyard is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Another long over due review. We stayed here 3 nights back in January. As soon as you enter through the un-assuing front door, you're transported into a very special place. The entire hotel is just so well done, and beautiful. Exactly what you want when you're on holiday. The outdoor courtyard is beautiful, the rooms are great and the pool... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My wife and I spent 3 nights here mid-week in early March. It blew us away! We had the place to ourselves and felt spoilt by the staff. The pool gets great direct sun until around 3:30pm, allowing for great, lazy morning tanning (always accompanied by ice cold fresh fruit)! Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the unique restaurant are superb... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed here on my second visit to Cartagena and I won't stay anywhere else for my future trips. Gorgeous hotel, delicious food and very attentive/helpful staff. The hotel is small and intimate and feels special. Perfect location right off of Plaza Santo Domingo. Can't wait to go back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed at El Marques for four nights and loved every minute. The hotel staff was helpful, the restaurant - Bohemia - served a tasty breakfast each morning and the rooms were plenty big enough and had good AC. The pool area is a tranquil, quiet spot to relax and we both had massages in the Petite Spa. Overall the... More

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Slough, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

As I left here, the staff were just setting up for a wedding, & it is the perfect place to hold one. Small enough to feel like a home, beautiful enough for stunning photos & with the most helpful staff you could meet. Plus a back history of 1960s famous hedonists that stayed there. What a way to finish a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for a wedding I was attending in Feb 214 in Cartagena and the hotel was incredible! The decor was impeccable, the restaurant / breakfast was fabulous and the staff were amazing. The hotel is a very good location to restaurants / bars / shopping and the staff are very helpful for anything you may need.... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

we spend with my wife a great experience at El Marques, excellent food, big rooms, personal attention from the staff, very friendly ALL OF THEM, great location as well WE''LL COME BACK FOR MORE THATS FOR SURE THANK YOU EL MARQUES AND STAFF!!!!

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Portland, Or
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

In the old city. Five stars from us! Stayed here late November 2013. This is the most wonderful Hotel! We loved the intimacy, the wonderful staff, the ambience of the place. Total of seven rooms. Wonderful room, clean, great bed & amenities. AC in room and great location for this hotel. WiFi doesn't work in room (but what can u... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I booked El Marques because from the photos it looked like just the type of boutique hotel that I typically enjoy. I've stayed in a similar boutique hotel in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico and wanted a similar experience for my friend and I. From the moment we arrived we were welcomed by the staff with a refreshing mint lemonade.... More

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Address: Nuestra Senora del Carmen, No. 33-41 | Centro, Santo Domingo, Cartagena 57, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — El Marques Hotel Boutique 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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