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Decameron Cartagena

Cra. 1 No. 10-10, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #91 of 124 Hotels in Cartagena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013
cindy a New York City, New York
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
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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New York City, New York
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12 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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28 helpful votes 28 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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

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
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

If you going to Cartagena de India, Colombia Decameron Hotel is a great choice. Everything in this hotel is very organized .You don't speak Spanish?NO PROBLEM always is someone with whom you can communicate in English. Employees are very nice and willing to help..If you would like to have a room with sea view just ​​send an e-mail before leaving.... More 

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London
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I recently returned from a weeks stay at the Decameron Cartegen and had a fantastic time. The staff the hotel and the food exceeded my expectations everything from the check in to the check out was great. WHile the staff have limited English I never experienced any difficulty they work hard at understanding what you are asking for or need.... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We arrived at the hotel and were inmediately greeted by one of the guest service agents. Hotel is only a 15 minute ride from the airport and shuttle service was included with our reservation. Upon arrival, the guest service agent took us into a meeting room and provided us with an overview of the hotel facilities and the area. She... More 

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