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Blue House

Centro Historico, Calle del Curato No. 38-08 Esquina, Cartagena 130004, Colombia
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Ranked #67 of 117 Hotels in Cartagena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

For just a few extra bucks you can get the best room in the hotel, which is sort of like a normal hotel room; and very luxurious if you're used to hostels like me. The bed was comfortable and the balcony is a big bonus. The place is clean, and the AC works. The best thing about my stay here... More

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New Orleans
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

The bathroom is dirty, roaches crawling on the floor. In the middle of the night our toilet started gushing water and flooded our room. Then our electricity went out. We spoke to the owner, who blamed all of these things on the city. Not once did she apologize or try to make our stay more comfortable. After all this we... More

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Changwon, South Korea
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69 reviews 69 reviews
61 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

The hostel has a great location, good beds, but the dorm room is very makeshift. The bathroom is dirty, and there is no shower head, so there is just a stream of water coming out of the wall. The dormitory also seems unsafe as it is outside the main building. there isn't really any communal space either.

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Arequipa, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I had a great stay at blue house, helpful staff and decent rates for cartagena. i recommend paying for the private room, i got a lot of sleep here & enjoyed the balcony and the area is great, right on the corner of a plaza. The staff will organize trips to Playa Blanca, and are generally great, but not overly... More

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San Jose, California
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We (couple, 41 & 50) stayed at the Blue House Hotel for three nights in April 2014. We stayed in two different rooms and paid $88 a night. The Junior Suite was spacious. It had a small balcony and private bathroom. It was a nice room except for the many minor details - broken slats on the door, loose bathroom... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We experienced the hotel as unsafe, with unhelpful and untrustworthy staff when it comes to problems. We had a problem with a theft in the room and the staff accused us of faking the incident instead of helping us. We were treated very badly. Overall it was a very unpleasant and unfriendly experience.

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Santa Marta, Colombia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Small, nice hostel at a great location. Especially the dorms where very good. Enough space with a little balcony, windows (for fresh air, which is not very common) a few central areas to sit down or relax, good internet connection (in general) and simple but ok breakfast. The staff was very service minded and helpful, which is an important thing... More

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Washington DC
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Location is perfect, can't be any better, right near San Diego Plaza and just a short walk to everything in the walled city. Staff is able to help with the basics but its probably better to research a little before going there. Breakfast is included in the suite and was a perfect way to start our day. Room was very... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Nice place, quiet, no party, good situated in the center next to a park, you can sit on the balcony and watch the scenary, personal is friendly, everything clean. Price is fair, breakfast is included and well served.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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21 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Well, I've booked me a place at the 8-bed dorm for 30,000 COP, which was quite cheap. And for what I"ve paid it was decent, but far from being great. Location is superb, inside the walled city, but staff seemed quite lost sometimes when I asked for a few tips about Cartagena. The dorm was decent, but it was so... More

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Address: Centro Historico, Calle del Curato No. 38-08 Esquina, Cartagena 130004, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Number of rooms: 3
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