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Decameron Cartagena

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Cra. 1 No. 10-10, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #84 of 116 hotels in Cartagena
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014
PA P Kitchener, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kitchener, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Oakland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

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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6 helpful votes 6 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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New York City, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

GREAT VALUE AS THE US DOLLAR CONTINUES TO Slowing but surely rise at the exchange bank. My wife and I and our 11 month old son just arrived from another great stay at the decameron cartagena Colombia. nothing has changed only that their are many more tourists in cartagena and more people hustling their china goods to you. I personally... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Its a 3 star experience: hotel, room, food, drinks, atmosphere, amenities, staff, location, entertainment are all either old, dated or average or all three. Nothing was terrible or shocking or unpalatable. But equally nothing was great or amazing or memorable. The hotel would do one thing badly and then one thing well and it was frustrating. For example the room... More

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Rosario, Argentina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Crowded, noisy, no private beach. The beach acoss the street is not atractive and the peddlers and feet masseurs can became annoying. The food is good. the bar pianist is excellent.The shows are nothing special. To have a reservation for an a special reataurant you have to queue very early in the morning and even so sometimes there is no... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

Food was very second rate, service almost nonexistent, and drinks were on the skimpy side. Staff very disorganized on check in, taking a long time to get to our room. Pool was freezing! Any additional service incurred a charge, including the room safe. Wifi was accessible only in the lobby, and only then at cost (apart from the one hour... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Avoid this place at all costs. Also avoid their booking agent - FM Travel. They will both rip you off. We stayed at this 'resort' for a few nights in Feb 2013 with a group of friends. My comments are: 1. Hotel transfer wasn't big enough to fit everyone in 2. Check in took forever and was very unorganized. 3.... More

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Lynnyg3
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Despite having to pay upfront and in full, this hotel is so bad that it begs belief. The terrible service began at the airport when they only had half of our group booked in for a transfer. We all had diff rooms (not the ones we booked) and ours stank of damp. When we got to our transfer to the... More

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Address: Cra. 1 No. 10-10, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Decameron Cartagena 3.5*
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Decameron Cartagena
Cartagena Decameron Hotel
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