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Hostal Casa Baluarte

Calle de la Media Luna No. 10 - 81 | Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cartagena, Colombia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a budget b&b, I wouldn't consider it a hostel. The staff is friendly, rooms are fair size and very clean (this is important in Cartagena) with a nice sized bathroom, bed was great. It's a very short walk to the old city and Getsemani in many ways is similar to the old city. The area looks a little... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my Boyfriend and I went to spend summer vacations in Cartagena. We are still young and in love, so we were looking for a nice Hostel with good/great price, we made our reservation within two month earlier to our expected visit and turned out to have excellent prices. When we got there we were so excited because the room was... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Clean rooms, well equipped. friendly staff, though a bit high rated prices. The hotel is built in colonial style and healthy breakfast is being served. Certainly not the cheapest, but worth for its money.

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Austin, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

my husband and I were in Colombia visiting some family and decided to stay in Cartagena in our last night there with my sister and her Bf. We choose this hostel because it was close to the old city. The staff (When we check in) was friendly and show us another room because we didn't want the room next to... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Actually stayed here in November 2012 with a Spanish speaking friend. Clean rooms, friendly staff and perfect location for a walk around the old part of town. Room was basic but bed was comfortable and not too hot. Sure the surrounding streets are noisy and with all the work a bit dirty, but if you want to avoid that kind... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We spent three nights at Hostal Casa Baluarte. It's a clean, nicely located and reasonably priced hotel. The room itself was modern. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They helped us hire a taxi driver to take us on a day trip and he wound up being a really good guy. The one downside is that they were doing... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Women that owns the hotel appears to welcome your money, but not your presence. Don't spoil your vacation with a encounter with her. She is the first unfriendly/unwelcoming person I have met in all my trips to Colombia. There place is surrounded by other hotels that will welcome you with a smile and some for less money.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This hostal is a cozy place to stay in Cartagena, really close to the historical interest points (10 min by walk to the San Felipo Castle and the city walls). As usual for the region, the shower does not have hot water. The rooms are small, but you won't spend to much time in there. They provide wi-fi conexion, which... More 

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed two nights in the hostel. It is located in a beautiful colonial house. The room is small but has a super cofy bed and a powerful air conditioner. Super clean and cheap. It is located in the main street in getsemani with a wide night life offer but can be a little bit scary since there are hookers... More 

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

location is great. but a room with private bathroom costs the same as media luna hostel that is really near and it has pool and better acomodations. it also cost twice the price the hostel that is in front (la española) that has also kitchen and the only difference is the shower. I dont have any complain at all about... More 

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Address: Calle de la Media Luna No. 10 - 81 | Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 23
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