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Hostal La Casona de Getsemani

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Stayed in a private room private bath w aircon for circa 70K a night w breakfast for 4 nights. I quite liked it. Its got a good feel to it, the way its setup. Three stories and all the windows face internal to the courtyard. Staff are lovely and the breakfast is pretty decent. Great location too, and top value... More 

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Nazca, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The staff were really helpful and friendly, the communal area was nice however all the private rooms are more or less in the hotel lobby, due to the colonial building style. This is obviously no fault of the staff. If you have ear plugs then it's fine. There's free breakfast and wifi and also free PC access in the communal... More 

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Pros: -The flowers in the stairwell and on the roof, and general color of the place are very pretty. -The location is great! -If anyone is having a loud conversation in the common area (or a crying phone call back home, as we experienced) the whole hostel can hear it. -A/C and a fan Cons: -The sheets we got were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

I stayed 3 nights. The room I got was not the best one, but sufficient. Pretty basic and noisy. The breakfast were served always on time, consisting of some fruit, arepa and scrambled eggs. The ladies preparing the breakfast were nice. One of the biggest benefits of this hostel is the location, as it is close to Muelle de los... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Pros: Kind staff. The have a quaint open-air, interior courtyard with a spiral staircase all the way up to the roof; it's decorated with nice plants. The rooftop terrace has tables where two woman cooked us a traditional complimentary breakfast. It's not fast, they serve the fruit first, papaya or watermelon. Then they grill arepas (fried cornmeal cakes), prepare scrambled... More 

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Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

We stayed here for three nights in a private room with private bath. The "private" part of the bathroom was a little overstated as the toilet was in our room but did not have a door or full wall separating it from the bedroom. Aside from that awkwardness the room did have AC (which we didn't even use because the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

La Casona is a great place to stay in Cartagena. It is a short walk to the old city and to lively bars around Getsemani. The staff are great, rooms are nice and the price is reasonable. The courtyard is a beautiful garden which makes you feel at home. I would highly recommend staying here!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome! The dorm has great beds and air conditioner with bathroom inside. It offers good and filling breakfast. The laundry service is fast. The staff are all friendly and helpful. This is a hotel that's geared for local so not many foreign tourists, a good place if you are looking for privacy and quietness. It's located just... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a small hostel within walking distance of the old walled city and the old Spanish fort on the hill above. There is not much English spoken there but with some Spanish and some English you can get by. The rooms are small but clean and well kept. Bathroom small but is also clean and has all fixtures, no... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

In a nutshell, clean enough, cheap for location had wifi and included breakfast. Good if you're a backpacker. We stayed 3 nights, a little overpriced for what you're getting. We stay in hostels or budget hotels quite regularly when we travel. It was $45 for private room with bathroom. Very tight, you wouldn't be swing any cats in there. A/C... More 

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Additional Information about Hostal La Casona de Getsemani

Address: Calle Tripita y Media, Cra. 10 No. 31 - 32, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: $45 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostal La Casona de Getsemani 1.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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