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Blue House

Centro Historico, Calle del Curato No. 38-08 Esquina, Cartagena 130004, Colombia
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Ranked #53 of 113 hotels in Cartagena
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014
Colombia76 Santa Marta, Colombia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berne
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got money stolen which we left in the room. When we wanted to leave the money at the reception on arrival, the hostel manager told us that there would be no problem to leave it in the room. On our last day, we left the money in a bag secured with a padlock and went for breackfast outside the... More

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Santa Marta, Colombia
2 reviews
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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16 helpful votes 16 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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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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17 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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Taganga, Colombia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

If you want a huge dorm room with mainly non-bunk beds, with balconies that open out onto one of the beautiful plazas in Cartagena one side and to an ancient cathedral the other then stay here. They also have plush private rooms and breakfast is included. The people running it are very sweet and it's not over run with sweaty... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Based on the reviews, we stayed in this hotel in Cartagena. However, we were a bit disappointed. The room is OK, the service it OK, but not more than that. The location is very good though, and there is a very good Italian restaurant close by which served good pizzas.

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I loved the Blue House and actually moved there from El Viajero Hostel Cartagena, a block away, after figuring out that too many party nights, traffic, noise everyday along with bad smells was not going to cut it for me. El Viajero were happy to provide a recommendation for Blue house down the block. This was probably the best decision... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I had a blast! best place in town. Met lots of great people the owners were great and helped me organize all my travels around Cartagena, The first thing I noticed was The Blue house was very clean and organized for a older building. Mosquitoes and noise in Colombia especially Cartagena? that would be crazy to say they dont exist... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

If you want to be woken by a church service at 6 a.m. and at night by people drinking at the hotel that don't actually stay there this is the one for you. Breakfast was delicious but we had to go to the kitchen to request it. Room was lovely. Reception area boiling and alive with mosquitoes. They probably come... 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
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