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Decameron Cartagena

Cra. 1 No. 10-10, Cartagena, Colombia
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Decameron Cartagena
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Ranked #91 of 126 Hotels in Cartagena
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

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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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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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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Brooklyn, New York
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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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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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Bogota
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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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Kitchener, Canada
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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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