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Hotel Boutique las Carretas

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Calle de Las Carretas | Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #4 of 131 Cartagena B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel. Enjoyed our stay. Rooms were comfortable and spacious. Bathroom was a little small. The staff was very helpful and willing to help us with anything we needed! Breakfast in the center courtyard was tasty and plentiful. The pool is tiny, but good enough for a refreshing dip. Location is perfect!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First and foremost, the staff at this hotel are the best I have encountered in recent memory. Kind, helpful, informative, attentive but not intrusive. The hotel is perfectly located in the center of everything and it is beautiful building brought back to life in respect of the architecture and location of the property. We felt transported back in time, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel with my boyfriend and from the very beginning we were welcomed by friendly staff, who took care of all out request and wishes during our stay. As a highlight we celebrated my boyfriends bday and I had asked for the possibility of a birthday cake as a little surprise during booking the room.. After spending... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My husband and I can't say enough about this amazing place. The hotel has an exceptional staff led by the professional, knowledgeable and friendly Adriana Mendoza who went above and beyond to make sure all of our needs were met during our stay. The owner, who was on-site daily, was very friendly and attentive to us as well. Our room... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We spent 5 nights at Las Carretas at the end of May. We couldn't have found a better place to stay. The staff was great. Very friendly and helpful. They helped us plan our excursions and provided recommendations on places to eat. The breakfast was also great. I loved having a fresh omelet every morning. We were in room 203... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My fiance and I absolutely loved this hotel. Adriana manages the front desk and she was absolutely outstanding. The hotel is located just a few hundred feet from the historical clock tower in the walled city. You should try to get a room on the front of the hotel so you can enjoy a patio looking over the street. The... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Hotel Las Carretas consists of the two upper levels of a remodeled former private residence. The lay-out is quite similar to a Moroccan Riad, where life centers around an interior open-sky courtyard, which is surrounded by stone arches, providing shaded loggias and giving access to some of the guest rooms located on the lower floor. The rooms are relatively small... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Located within the "ciudad amurallada", this small but charming colonial hotel offers spacious comfortable and adorable-looking rooms (several count with a balcony equipped with a table and chairs). It's a pleasure to spend time at the hotel patio or to have breakfast outdoors. The setting is fantastic. So is the staff, always willing to assist and make your stay as... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Outstanding experience. Service - Not just friendly and prompt, but over-the-top helpful and thoughtful. Offering us a drink as we arrived... bringing us lemonade and towels while we sat by the pool... taking the time to present the room and explain how the safe works, etc etc... We were travelling with a baby and the staff could not have been... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We have just left Las Carretas. I can only endorse all the wonderful reports from the other Trip Advisor reviews. As well as everything being absolutely perfect, the staff are a delight. Polite, discreet, helpful in all areas. Well done Las Carretas. If we return to Colombia, we will definitely stay with you - and what better endorsement is there... More 

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