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Hotel Puertas de Cartagena

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Sargento Mayor 6 -05 | centro historico, Cartagena 57, Colombia
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Ranked #26 of 108 Cartagena B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location, in the walled city. We had room 12 which had its own spiral stair case leading up to it. The room was really big with a comfy bed. The room and bathroom were clean. The shower was hot and powerful. The service was friendly. Great value. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Melbourne, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
47 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights before heading to Santa Marta and then back again the night before our flight. The staff are friendly, particularly Mike who is on during the morning. They organised our transport to Santa Marta without any hassle, and let us book the final night and stay in the same room (though sitting in the room... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is located right next to one of the top 3 hotels in cartagena giving you an idea of the quality of the location. The service was friendly and the breakfast was wonderful. I can't wait to go back

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is charming. The staff couldn't have been more helpful. Best breakfast I've had in Colombia. Air conditioning thay actually works. Quiet yet in the hub of things. You can walk everywhere you need to from here.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Simple rooms, with air conditioning, clean and friendly. Nice breakfast in Caribbean style. Good wifi included in the price. Very close to the Sofitel and the entrance to the fortified city. Overall a good choice, for a good price and no bad experiences.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Arriving in Cartagena after sailing from Panama, we wanted a little bit of lux while we regained our land legs. The trip proved more stressful than anticipated (you can read about our high seas hijinks at pasturebraised.com/san_blas_panama/), and Hotel Puertas de Cartagena definitely helped bring us back from the bring with some much needed calm. Colorful on the outside, Hotel... More

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Settled on this hotel after being genuinely shocked at how expensive hotels in the old part of Cartagena are - after traveling though Colombia for 2 weeks almost half of our accommodation costs went on three nights at this hotel! This was a cheaper option though and really the only option we had to stay in this part of town... More

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Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We thought that this hotel was OK......It does have a good location in the old town...everything was alright but just got the feeling they were going through the motions of running boutique hotel. It was reasonably clean, air conditioned, breakfast was good and quiet. The staff were reserved although helpful but didn't go out of their way to tell us... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

This hotel is located in the old town, so we could walk to everything. The room was okay. We had requested an extra bed which sat right next to the matted window. The light from the courtyard shone through the curtain making it a little difficult to sleep. There is AC here, which is important. The shower water was hot.... More

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Athens, Greece
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87 reviews 87 reviews
16 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I booked after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. This is a small hotel. The pictures and description are very close to the real thing. It is built around a small court where you have breakfast in the morning. It provides a traditional, affordable stay but do not expect anything exceptional. Basic bed and bathroom in an a/c room, small... More

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Address: Sargento Mayor 6 -05 | centro historico, Cartagena 57, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Puertas de Cartagena 3*
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