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La Passion Hotel Lounge

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Estanco del Tabaco #35 - 81 | Centro Historico, Cartagena 13001, Colombia
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Ranked #42 of 113 hotels in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cartagena is a most beautiful city and this hotel is perfectly located. It is decorated in a mildly eccentric baroque style though this sometimes takes precedence over practicalities: the basin lacked a plug, the toilet seat was too low and the shower controls were accessible only by reaching under the shower head. There is effective double glazing and aircon. There... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel a lot with business and have stayed in plenty of 5* places most of which are exactly the same as each other. La Passion is unique. Art adorns the walls, rooms are beautiful, the rooftop swimming pool is sensational. But it is the staff, and the owner, that truly make the hotel special. It was my 50th birthday... More

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay at la Passion. The room (with an outdoor bathroom) was perfect - just the right amount of luxury and design whilst retaining the character and style of the mansion the hotel is in. Great rooftop pool with charming views across the city and a perfect base from which to explore the old city.

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Medina-Sidonia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in this hotel, then 2 nights in Isla Grande and another night here. Coming back for our last night after a wonderful stay in Isla Grande was like coming home. The staff are all wonderful, they are happy, efficient and make you feel like you are staying in a luxurious home and not just a hotel.... More

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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My husband and I were in Cartagena to celebrate his 50th birthday in January 2014- we stayed 6 nights at this artsy, old world hotel & had such a great time! Let me start by saying that if the hotel lacks a certain sleekness or modern aura that some people like, the staff makes up for all of that! The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I can't recommend this hotel highly enough. Located behind a big blue door in Cartagena's beautiful historic center, this hotel is a hidden gem. Once you step through the door you enter into a cool, leafy colonial courtyard that provides a welcome break from the heat of the streets. Each room is individually and tastefully designed. Thierry and his staff... More

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I spent 4 days in this Hotel Boutique: beautiful and warm reception. Excelent position inside the historical centre of Cartagena, you can visit the colonial town and have tips from the staff. The terrace where is the swimming pool it's amazing, clean and well decorated. I definetely recommend this Hotel.

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27 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I think I must be living in a parallel universe. I feel slightly mean writing this review because the staff were very nice but this is perhaps the worst value hotel I have ever stayed in in South America. The odd fading gilt mirror does not make a hip hotel. My experience here was grim. The staff were generally lovely... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Yes the old building is charming, but I stayed here last week and arrived to find the place under construction. I've stayed in 3 other great hotels in Cartagena (large and small) and with all the choices in the city this hotel needs to be able to compete. If you make reservations here and have particular plans you would like... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Stay here for the rooftop pool and helpful staff. The rooftop is unique and you could not find a better view of Old Cartagena. The rooms are very charming and resemble the photos found online. Breakfast each morning was good. I will definitely come back.

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Address: Calle Estanco del Tabaco #35 - 81 | Centro Historico, Cartagena 13001, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #42 of 113 hotels in Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Passion Hotel Lounge 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A charmfull Boutique-Hotel in the historic center of Catagena, very close to the most important points of interest in town.Amazing rooftop pool and beautiful authentic decoration. ... more   less 
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