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Centro Hotel

3.0 of 5 Calle del Arzobispado No 34-80, Cartagena 13001, Colombia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A friend and I stopped 2 nights at this hotel. It has a colonial architecture and it is a charming place but this it! When we arrive the guy at reception tried to make us accept a dirty room, we had to battle to change a room and the guy at reception was not happy to give us another room... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
2 reviews
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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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Address: Calle del Arzobispado No 34-80, Cartagena 13001, Colombia
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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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