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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 #3 of 126 Cartagena B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice place to wind down my trip. The staff was attentive and the breakfast outstanding. The pool was a bonus and the rooms were nicely kept. It is right in the middle of the Old City- next to the clock tower.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Very well located. Close to everything. Hotel is in the centre of the Old City. If you really want to feel in Cartagena, I would recommend to stay in the Old City. There are other areas that are more modern like Boca Grande. Staff was very helpful, they went the extra mile. Amenities and hotel in general was awesome. It... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Las Carretas Hotel is an economical gem in the centre of the old city in Cartagena. Recently renovated reflecting a high standard of quality, the architecture is reminiscent of the colonial past that Cartagena is famous for. My sister and I found this small hotel to be impeccably clean with beautiful interior design that allows an abundance of natural light,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

what a beautiful hotel. Great location. Opposite salsa dance studio if you fancy lessons. Staff lovely and super helpful, especially Karen who couldn't do enough for us. Delicious fresh fruit as part of breakfast and yummy hot chocolate. Dip pool was perfect to cool down after a busy day walking. Nice little cafe next door. Amazing ceviche at cuzco restaurant... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

All in all, I was a bit disappointed with the Hotel Boutique las Carretas. It is certainly very clean, has a working AC (essential in hot Cartagena) and even a small swimming pool on the roof level. Generally, I prefer small hotels to big anonymous ones. However, here the general feeling is that of lack of space. My room (#... More 

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is located in a great colonial building right in the middle of the happening spot in Cartagena. The rooftop pool is golden for refreshment from the heat. Service is impeccable and the breakfast delicious. Modestly priced when considering the general price level in Cartagena. Highly recommended. Ask for rooms not facing the street.

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