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Hotel-Hostal Santo Domingo

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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Santo Domingo No. 33-46, Cartagena, Colombia
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Hotel-Hostal Santo Domingo
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

They don't charge much but you can do much better. Stay in Getsamani and walk to Old City. I have stayed in cheap hostals but not one this depressing. The inner courtyard is nice but the mosquitos drive you to bed early, then the morning staff disavows the availability of the promised breakfast.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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124 reviews 124 reviews
41 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Big disappointment. Very dark rooms without a windows. It is in a nice street, but for the price it is really not a place where to stay. The staff was also quite relaxed and it give us time to convince them to stop watching TV and show us the rooms..

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed at the santo domingo during my trip to cartagena. The hotel is simple, nothing fancy or posh but was a good priced option to avoid a dorm style hostal room. I found the staff to be lovely and helpful, the location central, the advice of the receptionists was always stellar. Not fancy but does the trick

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We were 3 males in our 40s and were looking for somewhere well located and with the non-backpacker crowd. Hostel Santo Domingo certainly fits the bill! Excellent location, very close to all the main sites in the city. The room we had was quite basic, but had air-con and was lovely and cool. It is a very quiet place and... More 

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Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

After spending one night in an overpriced hotel with a prominent name and little else to recommend it, I moved to this simple place and was very happy. I stayed here for two weeks and used it as my travel base while on the Colombian coast. The staff was wonderful and my trip to Colombia will always be connected to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

After looking round some dorm hostels full of young adults (I'm 40!) I was very pleased to find this budget accomodation in the heart of the beautiful old town. I didn't fancy the the noisier parts like Getsemani. I wanted my own room but not at hotel prices. Santo Domingo fitted the bill. Sure the room needed some work but... More 

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Cartagena, Colombia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We booked the room for 4 nights because it is on the list of the South America Handbook. The person I emailed to confirmed that there is a bathroom, breakfast included and free wifi. The room turned out to be dirty, there are 3 beds but not even a desk, the bathroom is haphazardly put together (the faucet did not... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We stayed in this hotel for 8 nights only because it was already paid. Otherwise I would had done the same as other couple, who left the hotel early in the morning before having breakfast. My bed was broken and just after they had "fixed" some bugs appeared all over the blanket. Seems that they were inside bed's wood for... More 

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Medellin
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Our flight was delayed Saturday (after 5 hours of waiting with Viva Colombia we asked them to change our flight to the next day) so just wanted a basic hotel right near to plaza santo domingo. Unfortunately, we didn’t want quite that basic, however our fault for not looking properly prior to paying. The location is great, however the Hostal... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

The hotels is disgustingly damp and dirty. The rooms have no windows or locked one. They are wildly over priced for what you get. On top of this, I booked a 60 000Pesos room by email and found out they wanted to charge me 75000Chf for the same disgusting, boxlike room with not even a lock on the door. The... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel-Hostal Santo Domingo

Address: Calle Santo Domingo No. 33-46, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel-Hostal Santo Domingo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Hotel-Hostal Santo Domingo Hotel Cartagena

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