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Centro Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle del Arzobispado No 34-80, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #80 of 117 Hotels in Cartagena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Basic at it's most basic, apart from maybe a hostel. City was without water (even though my friends had it in an apartment 2 minutes away and another friend had it in Casa Abril, although it's all he said they had). No water, no shower, no flushing toilet for 24 hours. Luckily I could shower at my friends. That aside... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The hotel has a peaceful, well-cared for sense about it with a lush green courtyard/lobby area, simple, clean and pleasant rooms and incredibly helpful staff. Breakfast was also simple but lovely. We came with our toddler and she was treated so kindly.

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Singapore, Singapore
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This hotel has an excellent location, being in the middle of everything. It is right next to the cathedral and within walking distance to all the attractions in the old city. I had a room facing the street yet it was not too noisy. The staff was helpful and allowed me early check-in, something which I really appreciate. The room... More

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Adelaide, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I went to Cartagena with 2 friends for 6 days. We wanted central location without paying a huge amount for a room. This place was just perfect! The location is amazing, close to everything! We ate quite a few times at the restaurant downstairs, very good value for money. The room was spacious and clean, and although the area is... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This hotel is the best value in the old city. The rooms are nicely air conditioned in the Cartagena heat. There are restaurants and bars within a stones throw, there is even a very good restaurant on the ground floor. The location is strategic, almost the heart of the old city. Staff are friendly and efficient. A splendid choice.

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Somerville, MA
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16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We stayed one night here at the end of two weeks in Colombia. It is well located, but as other reviewers noted, anything in the walled city is going to be very convenient -- and there are dozens if not hundreds of hotels within the walled city. This is on one of the louder streets. Fortunately we were able to... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

The hotel is very centrally located in the Old Town, and the price is very reasonable, particularly considering the nice environment and more than comfortable rooms. Tips: bring your own shampoo, and if possible ask for a room away from the main street (or bring good ear plugs...).

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Antigua, Guatemala
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

If you stay in Cartagena, few hotels match the location of Centro Hotel. It´s at a stone throw of most of the Old cities attractions, like the Cathedral, the Clock Tower and the Plaza Santo Domingo. The rooms were a bit spartan, yet clean. There are however, a few things that we were not very happy about: 1. The guy... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

This is a bare bones hotel and I expected more for the amount I paid per night. It was clean and I didn't have any issues with bugs but I would not stay here again for the price. I'd spend a bit more for something nicer. Breakfast included a fruit plate, orange juice, scrambled (or fried) eggs, toast and coffee.... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

Excellent location, rooms are located surrounding an open courtyard. Nice ambiance and friendly staff. But the rooms could be better maintained, especially the showers. I changed room because of a leaking aircon and no hot water. The new room didn't have hot water either. For the price of this hotel hot water is a must even though in a tropical... More

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Address: Calle del Arzobispado No 34-80, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Centro Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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