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Hotel Dorado Plaza

Av San Martin 4 - 41 | Bocagrande, Cartagena, Colombia
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Cologne, Germany
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Minus three stars hotel compared to European standards. This hotel looks worst than the cheapest hostel I have ever stayed in. PLEASE DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME AND MONEY THERE. The hotel has two towers, one super old with constantly breaking lifts(we were blocked for 5 minutes), and the other recently renovated but super low quality too. Animals in ceilings,... More 

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Neiva, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I wasn't impressed with this hotel at first, it looks really old and there's a weird smell as you enter as well as being extremely hot due to no air conditioning! Our check in took ages, we waited nearly an hour! There didn't seem to be enough staff around to deal with all the guests. They made us wear wristbands... More 

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Albania, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The hotel itself is dirty and moldy , it looked like it was unde going construction or remodeling ( they probably should ) upon our arrival arrival they made us wear wrist band ( like cattles ) the room was also dirty and mold was growing out of the shower . Carthagena is a great city and you can find... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel in July for 10 days on a trip with my my mother and her friend. I thought it would be a great option being that it was all inclusive and right on the strip easily accessible to everything. Boy, was I wrong! The food was horrible!!! Even though I am on vacation, I am still... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This hotel is horrible from the entrance to the exit. This hotel at the check-in the staff was rude and made us wait for over 45 minutes. They presented us with a bracelet without letting us know that it was for breakfast only instead of the all inclusive as it states on the page to book the reservation. The elevator... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I made the reservation using getaroom.com first problem, they offered kids free and when we arrived to the hotel, the receptionist told us that they don't have that plan and we had to pay for our kid. The hotel is awfull,the reception is horrible, elevators don't work, construction on top of guests, noisy, no iron in the room or to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I knew of this hotel because I use to visit it in the sixties. It looked then like a good place to stay. NOT ANYMORE!! this hotel does not make it to be starred. On a scale of 1 to 10 I would rate it as -1. The room I got the paint was peeling off the walls. The air... More 

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Carlinville, IL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

When we arrived there we are told that we must wear a wrist bracelet to identify us as guest. This regulation would fortell the rest of our 1 night stay there. We were shown a room that was nice and cool. I noticed that the pillow smelled of mildew. We decided to take a nap, and we could not control... More 

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Cartagena District, Colombia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Several days befoore our trip, the Hotel called to say that they were increasing the price per night. We refused to agree to the increase, since we had a confirmation of the price. We paid the confirmed price with bank transfer, as per their request. Upon arrival at 1700 we found out that our reservations had mysteriously "disappeared", even tho... More 

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1 Thank JlLKORB
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Check in took 3 hours for some of us. We found cockroaches in one of the rooms, washroom wasn't working and the walls had mold build up. The mold was actually very common in all of the rooms (5 rooms). Beds seem outdated. Elevators, walls, floors, lobby, kitchen, everything is just outdated. It's common to find the patio furniture full... More 

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