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Zalmedina Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida San Martin No. 5-52, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #85 of 115 hotels in Cartagena
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Hamilton
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights of the 4 that we were supposed to stay. We had many problems with the rooms and had to be moved twice. Our biggest problem was security and safety. The MASSIVE windows to the rooms didn't lock and didn't even have screens on them. We were worried that anyone could enter at... More

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Lamentamos su inconformidad y su sensación de inseguridad durante su estadía en nuestro hotel, muy a pesar de estar ubicados... More

Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
42 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Zalmedina has one of the best locations in Cartagena. Right on San Martin Ave and facing the newest shopping mall NAO of Bocagrande area. The service has imporved considerably. I heard than from a cople of colleagues and that's why I decided to go back. I was very pleased with the service I received and the quality of the breakfasts.... More

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Nos agrada muchísimo que halla tenido una buena estadía en nuestro hotel, es parte de la filosofía de calidad de... More

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

SUPER HAPPY WE CHOSE TO STAY AT ZALMEDINA :-) Hotel: Cute, modern & clean Price: BARGIN especially because breakfast is included (not a place for lunch or dinner) Staff: Professional, sweet & accommodating (Fernando is my favorite) Room: Small, clean & SUPER comfy beds (great night sleeps) Location: Central, shopping and near beach (do all your gift shopping next door... More

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Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I purchase a groupon for two last march and this place exceed my expectations. The room was clean and the staff was very helpful. Because of that experience my sister went and stayed there two months later. She says that the price was very reasonable based on the hotel location and the standard room for 2. I also recommend the... More

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Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
42 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

That was my third time satying at Zalmedina and probably the last. Most of the staff has been replaced by people that are lacking social and business skills except by two ro there people that work at the front desk and speak English well. I could notice that there is a NEW administration since my last two visits. They seem... More

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Vatican City, Italy
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

I am suriprised to see so many good reviews here, because for everybody in our group this was just horrible place to spend one night and to imagine that you could come here for actual holidays makes me desire to do something for the world peace and poor people. Lonely planet rightly describe weather in Cartagena as brutal heat and... More

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Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
42 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I stayed at Zalmedina one more time and I had another excellent stay. The restaurant area looks better now and the food is very good. There is a new hotel being built in front of Zalmedina and that will take away most of the ocean view, I think. The good thing is that you just go downstairs and cross the... More

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Ottawa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel December 2011 and after searching through all kinds of hotels for something that wasn't overly expensive, we decided on this one. When we arrived, we were too early to check in, so the hotel kept our bags in a locked room while we went for lunch. After checking in, the elevator was... More

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Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
42 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

I stayed at Zalmedina Hotel located on St Martin Ave in Cartagena, Colombia. I had a wonderful time. THE BEST IS THE STAFF!!!! They are very well trained, polite and ready to help you and go the extra mile for you. It is a small hotel, but very well located and very clean rooms. The rate includes a very well... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

I stayed here in June of 2011 when I came to Cartagena to learn Spanish. The hotel is located in Bocagrande, the modern section of Cartagena. That is the area of town where the upper middle class and rich Colombians own timeshares and apartments. The hotel itself is very modern and has EXCELLENT air conditioning systems. That is a huge... More

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Address: Avenida San Martin No. 5-52, Cartagena, Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Zalmedina Hotel 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Cartagena #26 Luxury Hotel in Cartagena
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