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Decameron Galeon

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Km 17 via a Cienaga, Santa Marta, Colombia
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Ranked #15 of 51 Hotels in Santa Marta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was encouraged to take this trip by a travel agent via phone. We were told Coastal Columbia commonly spoke English and were directed to a website that promised on-site snorkeling and bright blue Caribbean waters. Well, NO one spoke English and not that they SHOULD have, but we were led to believe that would be the case. Further, the majority... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

So i stayed here for 4 nights in easter week. I get to the airport and there was a shuttle bus waiting but only for people that apperantly had a boucher to get taken to the hotel, the guy witing said that we can ride with him but we needed to pay about $8.00 which isnt much but they should... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Good food, quiet beach and many activities to do. During dinner you might have to share your table with other people. That is a little annoying since sometimes you just want to be with your partner or family. Other than that it is really nice is the shows that the hotel offers

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I stayed there with my husband and my little girl, and I was very happy with our room, with the food (especially breakfast), and with the general ambiance. Not all the employees were helpful, or nice, but most of them were, and they handled any of my concerns in a timely manner. In general, I was satisfied with the place,... More

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Port Jefferson Station, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I recently stayed in this place for a medical school reunion . From May 24 to May 26/2012 . I have lots of expectations because I stayed at the Decameron Baru before in Cartagena . I was dissapointed . PROs:The location is good close to the airport and the view is nice .The beach is nice and would be a... More

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Medellin, Colombia
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This Hotel is convenient located 10 minutes from airport the hotel is a medium sprawling resort encompassing 2 swimming pools, four restaurants and average manicured grounds. Located on an average beach, the sea is very warm and quite calm..so good for kids...it does not however have that "Turquoise" look that you may expect . The staff were very helpful. The... More

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Santa Marta, Colombia
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154 reviews 154 reviews
22 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

This place is pretty darn good - all inclusive - we had an apartment on the ocean all inclusive for like 140 USD per night for 2 people. It's not fancy - and doesn't cater to a high end crowd like the Decameron Baru Island - but it's perfectly fine for us. The food isn't the best - but it's... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Good beach-front location and food is OK - never got ill from eating here unlike their sister hotel in El Salvador! Just a short taxi ride from Santa Marta town and at the foot of the hills where the lost city is - seems there are helicopter day trips available weather permitting. Beach is fine, unlike what some of the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Decameron hotels have a good reputation but this location is a big disappointment. The pool is small considering the size of the resort. The food is simply ok. I had to have my room changed due to filthy linens and the shower was backed up. Once I was moved I had to deal with bugs invading the living space. They... More

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

There are a lot of good things to say about this hotel. It had nice atmosphere, good restaurants and also a great beach and pool. They also had good entertainment at night. The water at the beach was very warm though but that is the Gulf of Mexico in the summer. The hotel is fairly secure so there are no... More

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Address: Km 17 via a Cienaga, Santa Marta, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Decameron Galeon 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Decameron Galeon Santa Marta
Decameron Santa Marta
Decameron Galeon Hotel Santa Marta

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