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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 #53 of 116 hotels in Cartagena
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Haifa, Israel
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its ok hotel. I have been to Cartagena so many times. I will not come back but its not bad hotel. The service is a bit cold and the place can be cleaner with more effort. The food there is also ok. Not wow.

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

Dear Sir , we apologize for all the inconveniences you had during your stay and appreciated all your comments , we will certainly take care of all the matters you mensioned and we will make all the corrections. More

Buenos Aires
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135 reviews 135 reviews
73 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can tell from stepping into its lobby that this hotel once exuded style and class. Its public areas are still very well kept, but the rooms are a bit rough around the edges and the service isn't what I'd expect from a four star hotel. The property itself is in a great location and there is access to the... More

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

We really appreciated all your comments you can be sure we will take care of all the inconveniences you had during your stay and we will make all the corrections . More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel overall. Nice room, Nice view of the beach, great pool, great hospitality. Their are deer and Tucan who just roam around the area. The food is great but a little pricey however the free breakfast is great and lasts longer than most places. The gym could use some better equipment but I'm sure it doesn't get used much.... More

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

We really appreciated your positive comments, we are so glad to hear that you had a great ocean view room as well that you enjoyed our tucan and deer wondering around our hotel gardens. We are working in our price list in order to provide a better and nominal conveniences prices for any one and as well our length of... More

Bogota, Colombia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the old wing. Renovation was haphazard, mostly a slap-dash coat of paint, some of which just covered over mold. Mosquitos in room at all times. Informed front desk and they said they would spray for mosquitos while I was out. Did not help. Aircon volume cannot be adjusted. Service was acceptable except for checkout which was very slow... More

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

We Thank you for your comment and we really apologized for all and every one of your disadvantages you had throughout your staying. We took note of each one of them and to be sent to the departments of maintenance, housekeeping and reception in order to take the necessary corrective measures and prevent the inconveniences to be repeated. More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I only booked this hotel because I was dissappointed with the pool (lack of poolside service) at the Bantu Hotel that was within the walls. This place was very reasonable priced for less than a 24 hour booking on Orbitz and a short (less than 10 min) and inexpensive (less than 10,000 pesos or $5) from the historic district (walled... More

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

We are really sorry for the inconveniences you may had during your staying specially regarding the pool at the Bantu`s hotel even that you got a reasonable price but it even it was a disappointment. We are more than happy to hear that the location was not bad at all since it is close by all the historic area. And... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Although Cartagena is known for being an active, party-city, my wife and I decided to spent 10 days at the Caribe hotel, looking for some relaxation and peaceful time. The hotel Staff was very kind and nice since the beginning, as we arrived they gave us the necessary tips for getting around and they were always very attentive.Rooms were ok... More

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

We really appreciate your description of our services. Actually, if there is something that distinguishes us, is the atmosphere of peace and tranquility that reigns in different areas of our Hotel, especially in the pool area where guests can enjoy a good swim surrounded by beautiful vegetation and listening to the song of a great variety of birds; and the... More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is a nice classic hotel conveniently located in Bocagrande. Rooms are very spacious but a little dated. However, the hotel facilities are pretty nice such as the swimming pool, gardens and the wild animals. The service and the staff were very helpful and friendly.

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

We are so worry. every day and we are continuing to improve and as well delivering the best services. Indeed, our green areas are one of our biggest attractions and strengths as it gives to our guests an oasis of peace and tranquility. Thanks for your comments. More

Genk, Belgium
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

It was a great experience. A nice and clean hotel with good service. It was located a few kilometers out of the historical centre. The rooms were clean and cooled. The only problem was that we couldn't adjust the air cooling system. Therefore at some moments it became too cold.

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

Thank you for your comments. We are actually located in the exclusive zone of Bocagrande, close to the historic old part and as well to several places where food and stores are near by. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay and your experience at the Hotel it was a complete satisfaction. We will check our air conditioning... More

Bridgetown, Barbados
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Every thing was perfect. The room, the beds, the food and the staff. The room was very clean and the grounds are lovely. My son and I attended the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association annual trade show in Cartagena in 2013, we had a grand time. The city is a beautiful historical place.

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

Thank you very much for your positive comments about our staff and service. Your enjoyable experience is our best reward. We hope to have yourself back again. More

Rochester, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Hotel Caribe is my favorite hotel in Cartagena and I've always been satisfied with every aspect of it. The facilities, pool, restaurant, included breakfast, friendly staff, clean rooms, and nearness to the beach create a perfectly pleasant stay. I've stayed at several competitors because I like to try new things, but I always return to the Caribe. Also, it's within... More

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

We are delighted to receive such a wonderful respond from a very good customer. Fortunately, the hotel is located so strategically that allows to move quickly to the old city, near by shops, restaurants and entertainment. The hotel staff definitely identify you as one of our greatest customers, so your visit makes them happy. We are permanently improving the facilities... 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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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Cartagena #19 Family Hotel in Cartagena #19 Business Hotel in Cartagena #22 Luxury Hotel in Cartagena #43 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
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Set outside the old city on the beaches of Bocagrande, Hotel Caribe, a certified ¨National Monument¨, was built in 1941 and still maintains its original five-story, 99-room Colonial structure. The resort has since added two modern buildings making it the largest hotel in Cartagena.It has 363 rooms with ocean or hotel garden-views (16 of which are wheel-chair-friendly), 4 restaurants, 10 conference rooms, a mini-zoo, tennis courts, a semi-Olympic – sized pool as well as one for the kids. The Caribe Hotel offers a first class service with lot facilities. The Caribe Hotel with three buildings and 363 rooms is considered one of the most traditional Hotel in the city, with an area of 35,000 m2 of exotic tropical trees and gardens, 5,000 being devoted to ample beaches and 30,000 to Hotel facilities. The majestic structure of the Hotel Caribe, surrounded by palms and exotic gardens, rises from the heart of Bocagrande. The Hotel has 363 rooms with different lodging options to make your stay an unforgettable experience, additional offers the finest recreational and sports facilities. We provide our guest an incredible variety of gastronomical possibilities, from the most sophisticated international cuisine to exquisite typical dishes and snacks. Our Guest may select the Catalina Restaurant, Oh Caribe bungalow, Punta Icacos garden and the pool area with a scenario for folklore reviews and theme parties. In regard to congresses, seminars, and conventions the Caribe possesses a magnificent infrastructure that includes ten meeting rooms. ... more   less 
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363

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