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Hotel Caribe

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carrera 1 No. 2 - 87 | Bocagrande, Cartagena 1330, Colombia
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Montreal
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Naples, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Bogota, Colombia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel El Caribe is the colonial side of Cartagena. A beautiful Hotel built in 1934 by Julio Santander, a colombian architect. It is on Bocagrande, not the old city, right on a very popular beach. The complex of the hotel is marvelous. A big garden surrounds the building, where you can sit and have a rest, wild, but tamed animals... 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 nice experience in this Cartagenero icon. Actually even when we started building our iconic colonial building in 1939 was only until 31 December 1945 when the Hotel opens the project from the start was put into the hands of the Cuban architect and engineer Miguel Enrique... More

Weston, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights 1st week is September 2014. The hotel was exceptional. The staff was very friendly. The grounds, pool and rooms where extremely clean and well maintain. Security at the hotel is excellent. No one goes in without staying at the hotel. We booked couple excursions with Maria and both the Isla Rosario and the chive night... More

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

Thank you for your positive comments pleases us immensely that has been enjoying our facilities and the warmth of our service. Our desire is that each of our guests have an unforgettable experience the true magic of living full of life and color Caribbean. Our facilities and service for years are quality assurance. Thanks for choosing us and we hope... More

Skaneateles, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel as part of a group tour. The checkin was very slow because they took our passports and had to copy them (government regulations) , do the check in etc. which we did in previous hotels but for some reason they took way too long at this hotel. The rooms were ok with view of the... More

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

Thank you for your comments and for joining us, we regret the delay at check in, but as you yourself understand government regulations are very strict with the management of this informations and when a group decision comes a little more time registration anyway department manager will review this issue as well as the supervision of our animals if that... More

Port of Spain, Trinidad
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel while attending a business seminar and was impressed with the friendliness and efficiency of the staff. The room was average but had a beautiful view of the ocean which was across the street from the hotel. The pool is huge and the breakfast was okay. The buffet lunches provided during the seminar was excellent with... More

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

Thanks for your comments, the Hotel as you yourself makes it an excellent choice for family holidays or events. For events we have a good structure of 9 total rooms, equipped with high technology accompanying this excellent service food and beverage and families our beautiful gardens and spacious rooms good pool and didactically designed events for their children. We regret... More

Raleigh, NC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I switched to this hotel in the El Laguito section of Bocagrande at the last minute after having a reservation at another property with strong brand recognition, but fewer ammenities. I'm glad that I did as it certainly added to my enjoyment of Cartagena. I liked the hotel quite a bit and was surprised that some of the reviews on... More

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Agradecemos sus comentarios , nos agrada que haya podido disfrutar de nuestras instalaciones y de la calidad de nuestro servicio... 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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