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Hotel Caribe

4.0 of 5 Carrera 1 No. 2 - 87 | Bocagrande, Cartagena 1330, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old and beautifully built . The staff was most courteous and at your service at all times. Walking around the ground was a most rewarding experience . Not Ocean front bu jus a two lane road to cross and be at the sea.

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. Actually even when we meet 69 years of opening our doors have continued to work to improve increasingly our facilities and our service, proof ment has been the renewal of our Colonial Torre that even when retains details of what was the Hotel , has been conditioned by the latest advances in hotel industry. Thank you... More 

St. Augustine
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel El Caribe is a lovely historic Bocagrande landmark. The staff members are efficient, helpful and friendly--they are ever present to attend to your every need. It's located in a quieter area of Bocagrande, although on a weekend the sound outside can be very raucous with music. Still, when I visited Cartagena de Indias recently, the sound on Saturday... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment , We are pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us enjoying the facilities and the warmth of our service. As the first hotel that had the city we have been working tirelessly to improve our attention , renewing our facilities and conditioning them to the last hotel developments. We have no information of what... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This hotel was part of a package to Colombia through Gate 1 Travel. My mom and I traveled together and had a great experience here. The staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable; one night we were looking for our tour manager, and the staff knew exactly who he was and found him. As a guest of the hotel, you can... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review we are pleased you had a good experience with us enjoying our facilities and our service calides. Thanks for choosing us and trust us on this holiday icon Cartagenero nearly a year of 70th anniversary of its creation remains among the best hotels in Cartagena for its infrastructure and service. We hope to return... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This hotel is at the Apex of one of the most fun cities in the Caribean. The staff was excellent, the food is fresh, outstanding and reasonably priced. The swimming pool is one of the best that I have been to outside of Vegas. My room rate was $100 less, per night, than what I thought is should be. Thank... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback about our staff if something sets us apart is the careful attention that the hotel provides to its service. Your pleasant stay is our greatest reward. Thank you for choosing us. More 

Hillsboro, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Hotel website has good prices if booking in advance. Enjoyed our stay at caribe,what made it so nice were the friendly hotel staff and the fantastic breakfast. The pool is the biggest on the boca grande.a 6 year old deer roam the grounds,to include Birds and others. The kids will enjoy this hotel as it has a children's pool also.

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We welcome your comments, we are pleased you were able to enjoy our facilities and the warmth of our service. Indeed our spacious, lush vegetation and small mini zoo are some of the attractions that have the Hotel for children and adults. With nearly 70 years of opening our doors we still continuously working for the welfare and satisfaction of... More 

Montreal
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Cartagena is a coastal city in Colombia with a rich history. At the far end of the peninsula is Hotel Caribe, in front of the best but busy beach, and a 3 dollar taxi ride away from the old historic center. The grandest and oldest hotel of Cartagena, it oozes retro charm , and features exotic jungle gardens, a large... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, we are pleased that you had an unforgettable experience with us, we also offer our sincere apologies for the inconveniences that occurred with wi fi system, we have taken note of it for transmission to our IT department and thus take corrective necessary to prevent further disagreements recur. You can also be assured we... More 

Paramaribo, Suriname
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Hotel Caribe is different from contemporary hotels. It offered me an idea of the Republican architecture from the past and took me back to the old James Bond movies! (the elevator is still manual..) Despite of some failures due to the age of the building, I have enjoyed my stay. Charles Chang, freelance travelwriter

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Indeed our hotel allows you to enjoy a republican Hotel elegant and exuberant . We understand by your note you han not been able to enjoy our renovated rooms that are in our emblematic Colonial Building, These rooms designed with the trends and new hotel in blue and pink colors will surely overshadow the pleasure of... More 

Orlando, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This hotel was very nice and beautiful. I think it was very overpriced for the quality. The guaranteed wifi in the rooms and in the hotel did not work while we were visiting. One of the workers came to fix it, but was not able to get it fixed. That was a major disappointment being that our phones didn't work... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Receive our sincere apologies for any inconvenience that there had wifi on our service, your comment will be transferred to our department to take the necessary corrective and preventing future recurrence disagreements. In our story s security restrictions it is true sometimes are not liked by our guests just do it to ensure a pleasant and... More 

Naples, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This hotel treats its customers as criminals , if you rent a car and use their parking , they will search it every time you enter or leave , they search the inside of your car and ask you to open the trunk -everytime , regardless of how many times you're in and out . Also if you have a... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We welcome your comments and sorry it has been so unhappy with our service. Each security situations makes you part of a protiocoplo imposed by the organization whose sole purpose is to protect all of our guests and they can enjoy a comfortable and safe stay. We regret that several of these situations have bothered you. More 

NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Everything in the hotel was great, friendly staff, clean rooms, gorgeous pool, delicious food, Caribbean decor. All of which would have made it an excellent hotel but they have the most horrible music, instead of getting that Caribbean feeling you feel like you are in a European dive. Techno music completely destroyed the wonderful atmosphere, unless they change their music... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your positive feedback, we like you've had a good stay and a pleasant experience with us and you were able to enjoy our facilities and the warmth of our service. We regret that our musical selecion sinemabrgo has not been to his liking but rest assured we will study your suggestion. We hope you will join us... More 

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Address: Carrera 1 No. 2 - 87 | Bocagrande, Cartagena 1330, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Caribe 4*
Number of rooms: 363
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Also Known As:
Caribe Hotel Cartagena
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Cartagena
#16 Family Hotel in Cartagena
#20 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#22 Luxury Hotel in Cartagena
#32 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena

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