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Ananda Hotel Boutique

4.0 of 5 Calle del Cuartel #36-77 | Historic Center, Cartagena, Colombia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we walked in from the airport, the staff was welcoming and helpful. The location is excellent within the walled city and in walking distance to the beautiful plazas and cathedrals. In the morning we were greeted by lovely staff (Lucas and Endir) who knew us by name (we stayed for 4 nights and wish it could have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I highly reccommend this hotel. it was spotless, beautiful and the service was wonderful. The staff was really friendly and extremely helpful and the location was great-- right in the center of town. I would absolutely stay there again and recommend it to anybody traveling to Cartagena.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Ananda is a very expensive hotel with below-average service. Location within the Walled City is perfect. The property itself is beautiful, but not “that” beautiful to justify the price, specially in absence of the world-class customer service and pampering you have a right to expect at this price tag. The staff was not particularly friendly, and they will put... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for one night and ran into various problems, can't imagine if we stayed longer. Some of the rooms face the bar which plays loud music, so if you want rest not the place. Staff unhelpful when requesting help, on top of it made booking online at checkout tried added hidden costs, choose to pay NOW and not at... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I just returned from a wonderful stay at the Ananda Hotel Boutique. We requested a room with two beds and our junior suite was spacious. The beds were the most comfortable we have ever slept in! The complementary breakfast at the hotel was phenomenal - fresh fruit, a delicious bread basket, and a variety of delicious hearty... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ananda is a small boutique hotel in a great location in the old city of Cartagena. Very nice hotel, beautifully decorated with great rooms. I stayed in the luxury suite very spacious and comfortable worth the extra cost. Breakfast was awesome!!The pools are a great way to escape the humid weather of Cartagena. The staff are great and give advice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: - Room was clean and decently sized. - Staff was available and gracious. - Roof top wading pool and deck is a must see. There's a larger wading pool on the ground floor. - The breakfast was included in our rate and was amazing. Cons: - Toilet has a weak flush.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is my last night here at the Ananda hotel. I normally wait after I complete my stay to write a review but I gathered more than enough information to write a fair one. I booked a four night stay. My sister and niece joined me. This hotel is truly an excellent boutique hotel. It is small in the sense... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I have stayed in this hotel twice. The first time two years ago which was a much better experience (it was a different manager). This time last New years eve 2014, was awful. First, I have hand picked the rooms as I went before personally to chose them. When I get there in December they did not respect the rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I had the privilege of staying at the Ananda Hotel for 2 weeks in May, 2014 with my girlfriend. We loved every aspect and every moment of our stay from check in to check out. The hotel is unassuming from the street but, once through the elegant doors, a beautiful and serene oasis awaits. There is a long list of... More

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Equipo Anandá H, Gerente at Ananda Hotel Boutique, responded to this review

Dear haakon61, Your comments are our biggest reward and the main reason to keep trying to do our best every time. We’re very pleased to know that you enjoy your visit to our city and your stay with us. We’ll certainly be looking forward to have you with us in your next trip to Colombia. Have a very good day!... More

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Address: Calle del Cuartel #36-77 | Historic Center, Cartagena, Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ananda Hotel Boutique 4*
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ANANDA, un espacio que transmite el espiritu del lujo y el confort en perfecta armonia, el lugar ideal para alcanzar ese estado maximo de la felicidad. Le invitamos a vivir esa maravillosa experiencia en su proximo viaje, cuando piense en un hotel de lujo, en una luna de miel de ensueno, en un destino con encanto, cuando organice un evento especial o un viaje de empresa exclusivo. ... more   less 
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