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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
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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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Cartagena, Colombia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 181 reviews
31 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 6 reviews
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
1 helpful vote 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 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review
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Agradecemos inmensamente su comentario ,haremos extensivo su reconocimiento a nuestro personal de recepciòn nos agrada que haya tenido una agradable... More 

Colombia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great place for a family vacation, especially with younger children. The kids' pool is nice and shallow, as well as completely separated from the main pool so kids have a bit more freedom. The hotel was spotless (new building) and the food was fine...nothing extraordinary but good Colombian fare. If you're looking for pizzas and westernized junk food then this... More 

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

Thanks for your comment , actually one of the most pleasant places are there in the hotel is the pool surrounded by lush nature turns out to be the best places to ensure a good rest both children and adults. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy this area of ​​our facilities and the warmth of our 5-star... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Clean and warm hotel. Nice people, nice food and a beautiful swimming pool. Gratis wifi in rooms with good signal. The beach is near but not so good as expected. No security problems inside the hotel or in the vicinity. The bad thing is the noise of a generator during the night!

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

We appreciate your comment . indeed one of our greatest strengths is our emblematic tower colonial style , this recently remodeled tower is reminiscent of the Cartagena stately and imposing years ago with a style that conquered the city almost 70 years ago. This building contrasts with beautiful gardens, a beautiful pool and 5-star service . We will take your... More 

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