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Hotel Caribe

Carrera 1 No. 2 - 87 | Bocagrande, Cartagena 1330, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bogota, Colombia
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74 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A new hotel might have slightly newer rooms, but never all the square meters of land that this hotel has for gardens, impressive front desk, indoor and outdoor restaurants. In any case my room was in great shape and the Internet worked very well. There's also direct beach access, some rooms with ocean views, breakfast and staff were great, and... More 

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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel is one of the first large hotels of Cartagena where you can experience the grandiosity of old world architecture. At present the hotel is being renovated, bit by bit. I would recommend this hotel if you are on the lower end of your budget and you want to get the most of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Superb hotel, historic, magnificent swimming pool, lush gardens, good restaurants, smiling and helpful personnel, great accomodations (room 721 Laguito building). Not close to Old Cartagena, which is magnificent, weel-cared for, lots of flowers hanging from the balconies of colonial houses. Taxis are cheap, no meters: always negotiate a price before boarding, ask hotel front desk about current prices. Nearby, a... More 

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

Thank you for your comment and for your generosity and positive rate on our service and staff. We are pleased that you had a pleasant experience at the Hotel enjoying its facilities and the warmth of our service. We continue permanently renewing always delivering best experiences for all our guests. Thank you for choosing us , we hope you will... More 

Cartagena, Colombia
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31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed in this hotel not long ago for a couple of days. As the first ever hotel in Cartagena, this place is full of natural environments along with the vintage buildings. While at the hotel, the sound of nature and lack of sound pollution make this place even better. The continental breakfast is excelent, the rooms... More 

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

Thanks for your review we are pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us enjoying our facilities and the warmth of our service. It is true that we have an extraordinary building built early last century , which finds there a waste of large spaces and in the middle of the three buildings a wonderful green area with lush vegetation... More 

Scranton, Pennsylvania
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181 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, please note that this is a historic hotel...which is undergoing updates as I write this review. Pros: clean room, nice pool, spacious grounds, friendly staff, close to the beach, excellent breakfast buffet Cons: It is located at the tip of the peninsula (there are restaurants/shopping within walking distance of the hotel, but if you want to go to the... More 

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

Thanks for your comment, we are indeed a historic hotel we were the first hotel that had the city of Cartagena and soon will fulfill 70 years of being created, HOWEVER as you noted we constantly adjusting to new trends in hotel industry test this is the great renovation that has been done on its flagship Colonial building which will... More 

Bridgeport, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a big hotel which sprawled out like a compound. Beautiful inner-courtyard with one of the largest pools in the city. The inside grounds are lush and have friendly tropical birds, lizards and even deer. Restaurant is a bit of a walk from the rooms in the main building as is the bar. It's a bustling hotel so don't... More 

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

Thank you for your comment. we like you have had a pleasant experience with us and that you enjoyed our facilities and caldez our service especially that offer next to our spacious semi-Olympic swimming pool surrounded by huge trees houses animals from the region a true paradise decansar or your events. We hope to come back and join us again... More 

Airdrie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel I spent a long weekend in a few years ago with my Fiancee. It was a long weekend deal from an agent in Medellin. The room + en suite was fine (Not Five Star) but the Staff could not have been more friendly or helpful. And walking out to the Pool, I thought I was looking at a... More 

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

We greatly appreciate your comments, we are pleased that you were able to enjoy a pleasant stay with us enjoying our facilities and the warmth of our service. indeed one of our greatest strengths is our wonderful green zone that houses many animals from the region, is much resembles a true paradise in the midst of so many concrete towers... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you step into the lobby it is like being transported back in time. You can tell that this place was once the "place to be seen", but has slipped from it as it was replaced by more modern hotels. I was clearly in the original part of the hotel. The elevator still needs an operator and the gate goes... More 

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

We greatly appreciate your comment, we like you've had a pleasant stay with us enjoying our facilities and the warmth of our service. Indeed our Torre makes our guests date back in time this same part of the heritage of the city, We were the first hotel in Cartagena and have been in place , renewing our facilities and adapting... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Beautiful colonial located on large grounds and one steal of a deal! I enjoyed the free breakfast everyday with different fresh squeezed juices each day. The daily breakfast is amazing and comes with a good selection of fruits, pasties, quiches and traditional food. On Saturday morning, there was a full breakfast bar with traditional food and well. The hotel is... More 

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Colombia
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The hotel is not new, as you may be able to tell. It needs a pick-me-up, but I've been told they are working on fixing it. We were lucky to be in the area that has been remodeled and it was beautiful. The room was big, clean, modern and the bathroom was large. The staff was always very attentive and... More 

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

We appreciate your comment . one of the big advantages of the hotel is located equidistant from the most important sites of the city as the center or large shopping centers. Ubiocaciòn excellent , good service and excellent service make the hotel a perfect destination for vacation or your event and we agree with what you write down one of... More 

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