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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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56 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights. The main hotel is old and quite charming as well as the grounds. We were in one of the towers and our room was nice but a bit worn especially in the bathroom; perhaps the other tower is newer. However, the pool area and grounds are lovely. We did not go to the beach... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Caribe had a great pool and pool area with restaurant alongside. Breakfast and Lunches were terrific. Service at poolside was great - civiche was perfect! Evening relaxation by the pool was also great after dinner at the indoor restaurant. Food was good and again service was great. We are coming back for sure! The shops were good and am... More 

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

Thank you for your comment , Our great purpose is to deliver to our guests experiences difficult to forget , committing with our service and in the midst of a structure that retains all the hoteliers progress and amenities of a 5 star hotel. Built in 1945 and first hotel in the city continue to work to innovate and renovate... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just came back after staying at this very nice hotel. Whilst it was a business trip, the exquisite poolside and extremely mature abundance of trres and plants, with its various pathways leading to smaller seating areas or tranquille spots, made it feel relaxing and more like a vacation. The hotel is well renowned for its superior gardens. The pool is... More 

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

Thank you for your comment , We are pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us enjoying our facilities and the warmth of our service in this Cartagena national heritage icon . Your positive comments encourage us and pledge to work more and for those who work in service their positive experience with us is the reward mejopr the... More 

Birmingham, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pool especially if you are traveling with young children. The pool is separated with a shallow pool for small children such has mine. And there is ample room for them to play in. The hotel has beautiful landscaping that is accented by fun wildlife that include toucans, deer, parrots, sloths, monkeys, etc. That alone is great fun for the... More 

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

Thank you for your comment , We are pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us. The Hotel consists of three buildings one of its emblematic colonial Llos until recently renovated tower and two towers with different rooms each. Apart from our varied housing supply Hotel has a wonderful green area as you described it is full of beautiful... More 

New York, New York, United States
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the nicest swimming pools in Cartagena. Colonial Atmosphere with various services like gym, shops, scuba diving, chapel, jewelery shop, hairdressing, meetings. Plenty of hang around space, such as a garden under almendro trees. Walking distance from the beaches of Bocagrande and still close enough to Historic town and Manga. Breakfast buffet by the pool, particulary delicious on the... More 

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

Thank you for your comment , We are pleased that you were able to enjoy our service and facilities in this heritage we all Cartagena national icon . Your positive rate encourages and commits us to continue working and those who work in service to his positive rating is the best reward to our effort. We hope to return soon... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was nice. The amenities were adequate the the service was excellent! The resort was just a short walk from shopping and a quick cab ride (~$8 US) to the old city. most of the staff spoke English and the food was delicious. I grossly over tipped the housekeeper and the staff quickly realized that I had miscalculated the... More 

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

Thank you for your comment, We are pleased that you had a agradabke stay with us nestras dinning and enjoying the warmth of our service. Your positive comments encourage us to continue working on this icon Cartagena national heritage and for those who work am service are the best reward the effort. Hope you will join us at the next... More 

Sonoma County, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Not polished and fancy and shiny - but has a lot of character, old style feeling to it. Pool area was lovely and breakfast included is always a bonus. The sushi restaurant was OK, although you do need to get a taxi to go into the older part of the city there were a few places to eat within walking... More 

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

Thank you for your comment, We are pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us enjoying our facilities and the warmth of our service , Your positive comments encourage us and commit to continue working on this Cartagena and national heritage icon . We hope to come back and join us at the next opportunity . More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

An old hotel with historic appearance, rooms have been updated, it has character. Still, zero luxury, and nothing special. Horrible wifi, the internet there is good for nothing. The elevator did not work for two days.

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

Thank you for your comment. Hotel really has been an icon in Cartagena and nationwide. Retains its most emblematic building totally remodeled and equipped with two new towers each and different types of different rooms , For years it has renovated its rooms and environments adapting to the new demands and avaces in hotel industry , also has a continuous... More 

Bangor, Northern Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

What can i say, here we have a hotel that is supposed to be 5 star, in my opinion it would be pushing it to get 4 stars. I booked the hotel weeks in advance and i seen the pics of the beautiful rooms on the website but when i checked in i got ushered out of the historic building... More 

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

We appreciate your comment , but before offer our sincere apologies for any inconvenience you have had throughout your stay . We have three buildings, one remodeled less than a year ago our emblematic Torre Colonial and our rigorous ongoing maintenance program that verifies the quality of our services and processes. We will review carefully what happened during your stay... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

On July 2014 we made a family trip to this hotel with two kids, one teen (16) and a young boy (9). Cartagena is such a beautiful city, and this hotel -the oldest resort in the area- is located in Bocagrande, right in front of the sea. Architecture captures you right away, with an luxurious atmosphere that takes you right... More 

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

Thanks for your comment , for those who work in service its positive rating is the best reward for effort and encourages us and forces to continue working on this national heritage and Cartagena icon. Throughout these 70 years of existence it has gone through our runners history of a country and thousands of guests, As for what you said... More 

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