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Casa El Carretero

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Getsemani CL. 9 # 10B-18 | Calle del Carretero, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #17 of 117 Hotels in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First i have to say that we usually stay in places for around 100-120 Eur per double per night as we want some comfort. We stayed the bigger sumatra room, which is one of the three rooms in casa el carreterro. My resume: Comparing the 4 boutique hotels we've stayed in at santa marta (1), taganga (1) and cartagena (2),... More

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CarreteroGroup, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. The staff works hard to make the experience of every guest unique and memorable. We apologize for the delays in the upgrade request. We will work with our staff to correct the response time and provide a better experience to our guests. We hope to have you with us in the future. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful rooms I have ever stayed in (we had the Bali room)!! Truely lovely staff who couldn't do enough for us and lovely rooftop pool to cool off in. Good location within Getsemani and easy walking distance to the old walled city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful cozy boutique hotel located right at the heart of Getsemani. Steps away from the hotel is the lively Trinidad Square frequently filled by local patrons, a great salsa dancing club, and hip bars and delicious restaurants. The Old Town of Cartagena is just ten minutes walk. The decor of the hotel exudes styles, practicality, and the rich flavor... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This was a nice house, we really enjoyed our stay! It felt like we were the only guests, even though there were 2 other couples staying in the 3 bedroom house. The two women who cooked and cleaned the rooms were wonderful. The neighborhood was fun to explore- trinidad plaza was a good, close spot to grab drinks at night... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We really enjoyed staying here; the staff were lovely, there's only 3 rooms so very little noise from other guests (while we were there anyway), and we mostly had the roof-top terrace to ourselves which was perfect to retreat from the heat and hectic bustle of the Old Town in the afternoons. Lots happening every evening in the Plaza nearby... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very nice house and rooms, friendly ladies taking care of the guests, the best breakfast we had in all Colombia and a great roof top terrace. We loved our stay there and we would definetely come again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Positive: really nice and helpfull staff, although they only speak spanish, nice pool area, good location, personal small hotel, breakfast ok Negative: Room without window, very small, aircondition is directing at the bed, shower hardly works Overall: for that price we expected something better!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This cute little hotel made our stay in Cartagena absolutely great. The rooftop swimming pool was really pleasant. It's not big, but the hotel only has 3 rooms, so we had the pool basically for ourselves every time we went there. The location is absolutely great. We were first hesitating, since it was outside the historical center's walls, but the... More

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CarreteroGroup, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Hello ErCollao, thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your experience at the hotel. We look forward to hosting you in the future. More

Seattle USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is beautiful, comfortable, and practical. It's right outside the main Centro historico, 5-10 minute walk to everything. The staff are incredible nice & helpful. The beds are super stiff (which I like) and the shower was the best we found in Colombia! Definitely stay here if you want a more personal, intimate hotel.

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CarreteroGroup, Owner at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We spent lots of time making sure that the most simple details in the property made a huge difference. From the Showers, to the comfort of the beds, are all part of a careful plan to create a great guest experience in Cartagena. We are working to improve the guest experience by adding tablets to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This hotel is in a perfect location in Getsemani. The square right outside is always bustling with entertainment, food and drinks at night. There are great restaurants all within a stone's throw and Cartagena is just a short walk away. It's nice to escape the touristy side of Cartagena and stay in an area with a more local vibe. The... More

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Address: Getsemani CL. 9 # 10B-18 | Calle del Carretero, Cartagena, Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa El Carretero 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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