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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 #19 of 52 hotels in Santa Marta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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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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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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 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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Navarre, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

This is one of the best all inclusive vacation places to stay. The rooms are spacious and clean. If your are worried about drinking the water you don't have to they supply you with bottled water and treated ice, (at no extra charge). Their are so many different places to eat, and the food is delicious. When they say all... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2011

This is the first time that i purchase an all-inclusive vacation. We were picked up at the airport punctually and zoomed quickly to the hotel. Our bus was full and therefore all wanted to check in at the same time. The service for check-in was very quick and efficient. The room was ready, not great, but ready. We asked to... More

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Additional Information about Decameron Galeon

Also Known As:
Decameron Galeon Santa Marta
Decameron Santa Marta
Decameron Galeon Hotel Santa Marta
Address: Km 17 via a Cienaga, Santa Marta, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Marta
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Marta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Decameron Galeon 3.5*
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