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Bad Kreuznach, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all: For your own sake and safety: Stay away! Loud music from morning to evening and always the same tape repeated after 60 min even if there are only 5 guests in the hotel and Isla Grande is supposed to be a natural reserve. Interesting combination of not having buffet because not enough guests are on site and...

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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I also must say I went in low season, and we spend the night there less than 10 people. You take a boat, included in the price, in Muelle de la bodeguita in Cartagena. The boat is for people staying at the hotel and people going there for the day tour. Departs at 8:45 ish and it takes an hour...

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2Thank Francisco P
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I've been to 4 out of 27 beaches in Rosario and there really all the same with just a few nuisances. They describe to us a white beach and white sand and to our chagrin it's not what their picture shows. The only thing that they have exactly in common are the over zealous beach vendors which some down know...

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Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to stay away from crowded Playa Branca, so the tourists guy suggested us this place. It takes 45 minutes from Cartagena by boat, and honestly it was kind of disappointing. The hotel is old, maybe in the old days it used to be a great resort but now it is decadent. No beach actually, there's an artificial lagoon...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

I'm writing this review after spending all day on terrible locals-only boat tour of the aquarium and playa Blanca (people nonstop trying to sell you things, huge pieces of coral in the ocean will cut your feet). Here goes - yesterday we put down a deposit with a Cocoliso rep for their VIP trip to their private resort on isla...

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8Thank mb94748n
Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia
Reviewed March 12, 2016

They tell you will be there in 45 min.... 1h30 They tell you come back at 5:00pm .... you come back at 02:00pm Very bad artificial beach. Very bad food. They do lie about everything. Do not spend your money in Cocoliso. This is the same company which provide the ALCATRAZ Tours. This is hell.

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2Thank Benjamin D
Belmont, Massachusetts
Reviewed March 10, 2016

When choosing to go to Cocoliso for the day, we were shown pictures of a long sandy beach - that's not the case. It's a run down, older place where you can go to use the pool for the day. If we wanted that, we could have stayed at our hotel in Cartagena. We actually left and went to another...

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Esbjerg, Denmark
Reviewed February 17, 2016

We were a group of 5 people going for a daily excursion to cocoliso resort. The people that sell us the boat trip came up with picture of a long sandy beach wich absolutely do not exist infact it is broken in 4 pieces because the boats are arriving at the bridges. So it was fake advertise . Nothing to...

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2Thank sabsfish
Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

If you'd like to get out of the over populated/dirty touristic beaches in Cartagena and Playa Blanca, Cocoliso is a great option. They do day tours (9-5) for about 100thousand pesos but bare in mind each way takes almost 2 hours, leaving you with about 4 hours of beach time. What we did was to book a night (316 thousand...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Spent 6 nights here in January 2016 and had a very good time. The place is professionally managed and the staff are courteous and efficient. It's true that when the day trippers from Cartagena come from 1030am-3pm it can be busy, but one can escape. We rented bicycles and explored the island, which has some other good resorts and beaches,...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Islas del Rosario, a 1-hour boat ride from Cartagena, Hotel Cocoliso features a restaurant, bar, an outdoor pool and private beach area. The resort offers panoramic sea views and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Providing a tranquil environment, the suites in Hotel Cocoliso Resort feature private bathrooms, cable TVs, air conditioning, minibars, and balconies with garden views. Guests can order regional and international dishes at the restaurant or book massage sessions. Water sport activities can be arranged in the area. Room service is available and laundry services can be requested. Hotel Cocoliso Resort is a 20-minute boat ride from Baru Island and 45 km from Rafael Nunez International Airport. Room type: Junior Suite This suite features a private bathroom, cable TV, air conditioning, minibar, and a balcony with garden views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cocoliso Island Resort

Address: Bocogrande Cra 1 #4-18 Ed. Maray L-1, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Islas de Rosario
Price Range: $98 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cocoliso Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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