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Hotel Portal de San Diego

Calle 2 de Badillo # 36 - 17 | Centro, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #29 of 106 Cartagena B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pros: location, close proximity to airport, within "the walls", has AC, in room safe, keyless (keypad) doorlock, great service Cons: no elevator, very small room, same boring breakfast like every other Colombian hotel -- fruit plate, eggs and toast, cup of juice and coffee or hot chocolate, and overpriced (as with everything else in the area)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

my wife and I stayed here for 2 nights, the location is excellent we walked everywhere within the walled city, very helpful and polite staff they gave us a map and told us where to go, yummy breakfast made to order fresh fruit eggs coffee and juice, our room was small but very clean, free wifi didn't work in the... More

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Brasilia, DF
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26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Positivo: Excelente localização pra quem quer andar a cidade à pé. Fica na rua onde estão as casas de câmbio, pertíssimo da torre do relógio, de praças, etc. O café da manhã era bom, todos os dias tinha uma tigela com frutas mas que eram sempre as mesmas: mamão, banana ou melancia. Tinha também café, leite, chocolate, suco e você... More

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

A friend and I stayed here for three nights (we originally booked two, but extended once we were there). It is an adorable basic hotel - clean and comfortable with a good breakfast. The rooms may be a bit small, but for us it wasn't an issue as we were out and about most of the time. The location is... More

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stayed here for five nights on our honeymoon in September 2013. The hotel isn´t cheap at US$95 per night; however, the rooms are tiny. In addition, we had a lot of issues: 1. Our room was right beside the breakfast area (like all 2nd floor rooms) so we were woken at 5.30am every morning. 2. The wifi was terrible... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I stayed here for 4 nights and enjoyed it. This hotel is located right in the center of the old town, where the El Centro part meets the San Diego part within the old town walls which makes it easy to come back to for a break from the heat. The location couldn't be better, good air conditioning, adequate wifi... More

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Canberra, Australia
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

My partner and I stayed at the Hotel Portal de San Diego for four nights recently. The hotel itself is centrally located in the old town - it is no more than 10 minutes' walk (at a VERY slow pace) to any part of the walls surrounding the city. We were helped up the stairs after ringing at the security... More

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Lima
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

This hotel's location is perfect for a short stay in the walled city. The good restaurants are just a few steps away and a decent bar is right next door. If you like bread, there's a bakery across the street that serves freshly made pan de queso :)

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Porto Alegre, RS
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The employees were cordials and treat us with respect. The breakfast is a Menu that you might chose from some options and is restrict of that but is really good with a plate of fruits and another choice of food for the breakfast. I would definitely stay again at this hotel If I go to Cartagena. The other good thing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

I stayed two nigths at the hotel for a business travel. It has an excellent location inside the walled city, close to restaurants and other turistic places. Price very competitive including taxes and excellent breakfast (fruit, juice, bread, eggs, coffe). Good service, nice employees but not fluent english. Rooms clean and comfortable, air conditioning.

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Address: Calle 2 de Badillo # 36 - 17 | Centro, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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