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Armeria Real Luxury Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Centro, Getsemani calle palmas # 25-28, Cartagena, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This hotel is beautiful but it's biggest selling point is its staff who are so helpful and welcoming. After staying in a few places in Cartagena this was the first we stayed in where staff spoke English. The only issue we found was trying to find staff at breakfast , or indeed, where breakfast was being served. More information on... More

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Clarksburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I have been to Cartagena several times, however my last visit was shorter than normal so we chose to stay in a hotel located in the Center of Cartagena instead of renting in Boca Grande. Ameria Real is very clean and the staff there are very generous and helpful. The location is close to several shops, has an onsite Mediterranean... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

I stayed the weekend and absolutely loved it. I went with my Fiancée for vacation and to do some research for a wedding that were planning to have in Cartagena, Colombia. We fell in love with the hotel immediately from the decor, ambience, staff, to an enmities offered is an overall great getaway. Close to shops and lots of fun... More

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Madrid, Spain
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Nice to be very close but outside the main tourist area. Good restaurants around and the area worth to be known. Excellent service, nice pool. We took a duplex room and it was great. The only thing is that the bedroom downstrairs is noisy due to the trafic. The hotel could make something to lower the noise. They propose a... More

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Palomino, Colombia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

i liked the armeria hotel, great location n Getsemani, 10 min from the old city. Spacious room, lovely and simple but nice atmosphere. Fantastic sitting area in the terrace, great view, to chill with a drink. Still far from the service wise, not very well organised but it ca be improved. The place is romantic and great for couples as... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

My favorite hotel in the area, excellent food, excellent people, the breakfast is delicius you can chose cereal, eggs with wathever you want, colombian coffee, tropical fruits, the restrooms are perfect with comfortable spaces, the pool is beautiful with excellent sea view.

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New York City, New York
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Armeria Real was a great, safe choice for a first time trip to Cartagena. Staff was helpful and accommodating, food at the hotel was amazing (especially the ravioli). Room was well-designed and clean, beds were comfortable and showers had good water pressure. Sweet little balcony off the bedroom in our "family suite", which suited two couples perfectly, despite being able... More

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New York City, New York
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13 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The restored colonial building is, on the surface, quite charming. Staff is delightful though sparse and breakfast okay. I do not know what I paid as it was part of a larger purchase. If you can get it "cheap" think about it, otherwise stay clear. The lower rooms have a damp smell that is countered by room deodorant sprayed by... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Every hotel either claimed to be booked or needed a booking of five nights minimum when I called looking for two rooms for a family trip - until I got hold of Armeria Real and Daneola/Reynaldo. Not only did they have two rooms but they even had a two room/two bath suite that suited us perfectly - indeed would probably... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We booked this hotel 2 days before our trip, looking for something affordable to be in Cartagena during the "Reinado Nacional de Belleza", the National Beauty Contest, what normally means full hotels and high prices in the whole city. We were lucky to find a Double Room with breakfast incluided for 388,000 Pesos., the hotel is located in "Getsemani", a... More

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Address: Centro, Getsemani calle palmas # 25-28, Cartagena, Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
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Hotel Class:4 star — Armeria Real Luxury Hotel & Spa 4*
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Thank you for choosing us, “ARMERIA REAL LUXURY HOTEL & SPA”. We are a new accommodation option in the city of Cartagena de Indias, our mission is based on the philosophy of providing our guests with high quality of services, comfort and luxury at the right price.We are located in a privileged site of the walled city, with 360 degrees of view: The “San Felipe de Barajas” Castle, Convento de la Popa, Fort of Pastelillo, Fishing Club, roofs of houses in downtown, Towers of Churches and Convents, and all the majesty of the Bahia de las Animas, a few meters from the Convention Center of Cartagena de Indias - Julio Cesar Turbay, located in the traditional Calle Larga, where it weaves the story of Cartagena’s Independence.Our beautiful house hides in its corners the culture of our Race and a history of freedom. Built in the VXI century and restored in 2010, preserving the architectural standards and measures of the colony in terms of areas such as bathrooms, bedrooms and social areas. ... more   less 
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