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Hotel Tamaca Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Cra 2 #11A - 98, El Rodadero, Santa Marta 57, Colombia
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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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Miami Beach, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Pretty much the only nice thing about this hotel is the pool and eaSy access to the beach. However we walked to the beach after paying to spend the day at the hotel and nobody outside had anything to do with the hotel so we had to pay again just to get beach chairs. We then decided to walk back... More 

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Cartagena, Colombia
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15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Had to stay in Santa Marta for the weekend and someone told me about the Tamacahotel. I think there are better boutique hotels in Santa Marta for the same price , or less . Lining was dirty and the service was rude . I do find very convenient the location .

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I enjoy staying here and have stayed several times. Wifi is free and reliable. The beds are firm and the room is clean. The pool has recently been completely reconstructed and is less than a year old. I prefer to stay on the main site and don't stay in the tower.

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Houston, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Great location for a good prize. We stayed at the tower that is in the back for a better price but if you get the fifth floor you may get the ocean view. Breakfast is all you can eat and different local options every day. Service is good. You go to the beach by walking one block and you get... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Pool best thing at hotel, nice room, food OK, too much attitude from employees, especially Breakfast server at Hotel Norte and Carp man in front of beach. Be insistent to not accept mediocrity, a lot of attitude here by breakfast server at Norte and beach carp man, they treat you badly, don't want to do their jobs, ask for food... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

dark mold over all bathroom,water pressure a trickle,use of the pool requires a two block walk across a busy street, and cockroaches on breakfast table. a 4ftx4ft mirror fell off the wall while i was not in, and they attempted to charge me with the cost of repair!

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We stayed at this hotel in January 2014 and found the place absolutely fantastic. The views from the rooms in Torre Beach were fantastic and the swimming pool absolutely divine. Our stay included breakfast and one other meal which was nice and the service in the restaurant was fantastic. Unfortunately the service in the pool bar left a lot to... More 

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Northern Ireland
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24 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Stayed here for three nights, in the beach side tower (as they refer to it, it's not really a tower). The food is good and we ate dinner there a few times. Breakfast was pretty good too, plenty of choice and a good egg chef. The place as quiet in the evening after the resident band finished at 10 pm,... More 

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Ornex, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Enjoyed the food the location, good for relaxing, very nice and friendly staff. As good as when we visited in 2006. Not the cheapest but good value for money. New Mall at walking distance, Santa Marta is a must visit when in Colombia.

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Address: Cra 2 #11A - 98, El Rodadero, Santa Marta 57, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Tamaca Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 81
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Also Known As:
Hotel Tamaca Beach Santa Marta
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Marta
#7 Family Hotel in Santa Marta

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