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Decameron Cartagena

Cra. 1 No. 10-10, Cartagena, Colombia
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Decameron Cartagena
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Ranked #89 of 121 Hotels in Cartagena
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel had many activities on a daily basis from am to late at night, a nice pool and a good selection of food. The beach there was very narrow and populated with vendors trying to sell to you. In the surrounding area there were restaurants shopping and pharmacies and the hotel itself was well regulated and secure. Checkin was... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This was the worst, filthiest hotel I have stayed in since my backpacking days. The place was so dirty and the room smelled so bad! The beds were awful, and the location very loud. The sheets were moldy and the floor so filthy we had to wear shoes. The common areas were run down and the food was terrible. They... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The hotel is right in front on the ocean, with a semi private bay and with coastguards and military to help tourists, the "walled city" is also nearby so it's easy to travel there. The hotel has themed restaurants and one is located inside the walled city, if you decide to stay there are secure taxis to get you to... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It was a fabulous experience! I travelled with my family including my boyfriend, and we all were so happy with everything. My room was located on the 20th floor and the view was amazing, was super clean with all amenities, air conditioner.... The hotel has 5 restaurants, pool, all inclusive! If there is an spare space, the parking is free... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My husband and I spent a total of 7 days here and this being our first trip to Columbia we couldn't have imagined it to be better. The check in was a bit slow, mainly because we spoke only English and they were waiting for a translator but otherwise the staff was friendly, informative with their gestures and made us... More 

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99 reviews 99 reviews
26 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

i visit some years ago, but talking with a friend about his vacations he told me it was very nice. So I call tell you it is a good option in Cartagena, Colombia. The y have some restaurants for every person, meat, sea food, ocacional and fast food. The memories of this hotel are so good that I´m thinking to... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I returned from Cartagena on March 27. I stayed at the Decameron and was very happy with the overall quality and service. I put a rating at 3 1/2. The hotel and environs were always clean and the rooms are comfortable, i was not too happy with the bed as it was very firm...ok it was hard but everything was... More 

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

While this hotel was average the rooms were clean and comfortable. The staff was fantastic, very helpful and friendly. The food was plentiful and there was good selection of fruits and vegetables if you didn't care for the selection of meats offered. I'm not a fan of fried and sauces so more my problem than theirs.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

I enjoyed the all inclusive idea. You get 5 meals a day! The food was ok. All meals except dinner are buffet style. You have to reserve your dinner every day. We never had a chance to get the seafood dinning, it was always booked up! The staff were partly friendly. As of the resort, the room was clean and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Rooms lower than the average, but the worst this is the food. You can dine just once in one decent restaurant called San Pedro, but for that, you have wake up 6 am. or so, go to the lobby and do a long line to get booking. (see picture, it reminds me free food places for homeless in Toronto). They... More 

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