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Hotel Caribe

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carrera 1 No. 2 - 87 | Bocagrande, Cartagena 1330, Colombia
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Ranked #52 of 117 Hotels in Cartagena
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bogota, Colombia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

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 1 week ago NEW

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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

South Africa
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188 reviews 188 reviews
113 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay here. The staff were helpful and friendly, the large pool was great, the rooms were good without being terrific, the internet worked most of the time... However, I was a little disappointed by the lack of vegetarian choices at he hotel. They have 3 restaurants so you would imagine there is enough room on their menus... More

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

We greatly appreciate your comment. As for the comments made ​​about our animals want to tell that there are animals that are not in bondage in the specific case of monkeys and macaws are animals with many years were given to us by the competent authority to ensure their welfare, which we would still take many years to release them... More

Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancee and I stayed at Hotel Caribe in Cartagena. The hotel was well appointed and had in my opinion the best stretch of beach on the Cartagena Strip. A cab was needed to get to some of the popular locations or restaurants, but was no more than 10-15 minutes at most. We were quite pleased all said, and the... More

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

Thanks for your comments. Indeed our location can be close to the most important sites such as the Cartagena airport or the walled city. Easily walk out you can find excellent shopping, estaurants or warehouses. Our beautiful rooms combined with our excellent service are the best option to come with family or on business, beautiful gardens and a sample of... More

Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It´s a sunny day. The swimming pool it´s warm. Seating at the solarium viewing a "perezoso" .A couple of "tucanes" look at me from a chair. Near to me, I can see a "bambi" walking in the garden.Wonderful!!!

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

Thank you for your witty and creative note Indeed you describe an afternoon at the pool of the Hotel Caribe in the company of singing birds, beautiful gardens embedded around its three buildings and the sea front This Cartagena icon is the best place to enjoy family holidays or come on business. An oasis in the city More

Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful, rustic hotel in Cartagena's Bocagrande Beach area. The grounds include a nice pool and restaurant. We made friends with a Toucan named Lukas at breakfast one morning. There are also birds, iguanas and sloths living openly in the hotel garden area, while deer, parrots, and monkeys can be found in enclosures. The breakfast was nice and was a... More

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

Thank you for your comments we are pleased that you had a pleasant experience with us and have been enjoying our facilities and the warmth of our service. As you yourself noted we are a friendly Hotel with Lukas naturalesa one of our most beloved animals is part of many other circulating among our valued and lush gardens for years... More

Brewster, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Caribe for 6 nights in Aug. 2014. I can highly recommend the hotel. It is a mini-resort with many facilities. We had an extra large room, and breakfast included. Breakfast is served near the pool and has a wide variety of standbys, and local favorites. The complex itself is large. It contains 3 hotel buildings (Colonial,... More

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

We Thank you very much for writing your opinion about us, it has been a real pleasure having you as a guest and we are glad you`ve been able to enjoy our facilities and the warmth of our service. Your words are a reflection of the experience our guests could have in the Hotel, where the magic of feelings and... 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*
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