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Decameron Cartagena

Cra. 1 No. 10-10, Cartagena, Colombia
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Beijing
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10 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decameron is a big brand in Colombia and they have really nice hotels in the Coffee Zone, Leticia and Baru. Unfortunately they lost the jewel of the crown with the Decameron Cartagena. This hotel is terrible choice to visit the city. The structure is old. The rooms, despite being spacious, have not being renovated maybe since the seventies. Everything looks... More 

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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

I don't usually write bad reviews but this case is an exception, we ask for a week package the second day I pay all the penalties and take a plane to bogota, first unbelievable full of low class people, the buffet is serve in a hot hot place with flies all around, the pool is to small for the hundreds... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Someone had stolen our flip flops while we were in the pool, we went to ask security if they had found them and they asked us to return at 7PM, we asked again at 7PM and the new guard on shift had not heard anything about it. We asked for a manager and the first woman we spoke with was... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Treated like cattle during check-in; when we complained we were told that it wasn't the hotel's problem. Advertised services were not available due to overbooking. Beach area was small and crowded, filled up unless you got there at the crack of dawn. But the attitude of the staff was very disappointing.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

The drinks are cheap and the hotel is old.the restaurants are so small in that point that you have to share your table with other people. There is no wifi in the room and the beach is public and across the street. Bed is comfortable and personnel is friendly

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My boyfriend and I decided to try the place for a night. From the moment we walked in, we should have trusted our gut. We did not have a reservation so the police officer at the entrance told us, they were not going to be able to help us without one. We decided to try and the person from the... More 

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2 Thank veronica819
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Not sure where to start. After staying 4 days at the Royal Decameron Baru with my husband and teenage daughter this hotel is a huge disappointment.. The room and bathroom are out dated. Bathroom only carried two towels. Had asked the cleaning lady for extra towels and she hands me one additional towel. The beds are hard. Stayed in the... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The bad : Hotel looks like it was built in the 70's then upgraded in the late 80's, still uses room keys not the more secured room cards. The room and bathroom fixtures are very antiquated ! The AC was either broken or barely working during my entire stay, one of the three nights the AC blew humidity into the... More 

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1 Thank Mike S
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39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

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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1 Thank Focusonsmiles
Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 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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