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Hotel Monterrey

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Centro Historico | Carrera 8 B No. 25-103, Cartagena 1425, Colombia
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Ranked #45 of 113 hotels in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Knoxville, TN
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Check-in would have been comical if I hadn't been so irritated that it took both the new bellboy and the desk clerk more than 30 minutes to get the key card to open our room. Then, the first time we left our room, we couldn't get it opened either. The resolution that first night was to give us the hotel's... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

A small, older hotel located in walking distance from old Cartagena. What made the hotel exceptional were the location and the staff, who could not be more helpful - with directions, room changes, wake-up calls. One other real plus is that breakfast is served in a beautiful courtyard. There also is a bar open Thursday through Saturday nights on the... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

The hotel is located about an easy 5 minute walk from Cartagena's city walls and the great sights, restaurants, etc inside. Our room was at the rear of the hotel so we weren't affected by traffic noise, so be aware the rooms at the front overlooking the main road could be noisy. The room was comfortable and clean with a... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This was my fifth time in Cartagena. Based on recomendations, we chose the Monterrey hotel for this time. When we got there, we liked the building, a charming colonial building, a few steps from the clock tower and the walled city. But after that, we were walked to our room. It was very disappointing, with a lot of humidity and... More

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San Lorenzo, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We were pleasantly surprised by the Hotel Monterrey. Everything was clean, and shiny. There was a large shower and a pretty little balcony. We faced into a courtyard and didn't have any noise problems. The breakfast was excellent, they offered eggs (any style) plus very nice pastries and lots of fruit choices. The location was excellent, only about a block... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We stayed 2 nights at the Hotel Monterrey. The hotel is located a few minutes walk from the clock tower entrance to the walled city. We had a room with 2 single beds. The hotel is really charming. It looks to be a colonial building with a center courtyard. The bathroom was beautiful and looked to be recently updated with... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Handy for the bars and restaurants in the old town. A small hotel with pretty basic facilities but not bad over all. I've stayed here a few times and it's always been pleasant enough. Can be noisy at night but the hotel is located near a lot of bars and clubs so it is to be expected.

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Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My boyfriend and I spent 4 nights at Hotel Monterrey and couldn't have been happier. The people are wonderfully nice, knowledgeable, and helpful. The room was lovely and clean. The pool on the roof was nice, and has a great view. There is also a bar on the roof, however there is never a bartender there...probably because no guests are... More

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Atlanta GA
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The hotel is just outside the walled city and a good location for us. We stayed here 4 nights. The room was nice with comfortable beds, a beautiful bathroom and plenty of storage. The air conditioner (which we needed) worked well. Our room had a small balcony overlooking the courtyard.

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
26 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

Immediate, strong, hot water? Jacuzzi tub? Elaborate lobby? Fabulous buffet breakfast? Hotel Monterrey has none of these. But our room, 203, looks out across the Plaza of The Martyrs directly to the clock tower at the entrance to the old city and with an easy stroll you are in the midst of all the restaurants, museums, and street scenes you... More

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Also Known As:
Monterrey Hotel Cartagena
Address: Centro Historico | Carrera 8 B No. 25-103, Cartagena 1425, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#20 Family Hotel in Cartagena
#43 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Monterrey 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Housed in a magnificent building designed by the french architect Gaston Lelarge at the end of the 19th century, the Hotel Monterrey reflects Cartagena's colonial and original atmosphere combined with european finest style. The Monterrey Hotel is located next to Cartagena's convention Center and only ten minutes away from Rafael Nunez Airport. ... more   less 
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