We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
7/30/2017 7/31/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Occidental Cartagena

    Anillo Vial Via Manzanillo del mar Km. 4 | No. 9-85, Cartagena 985, Colombia
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    7/30/2017 7/31/2017
    $273
    $151
    SAVE $122
    $250
    $250
    Traveler (1383)
    Pool & Beach (367)
    Room & Suite (304)
    Hotel Las Americas Casa de Playa
    1,532 reviews
    #27 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Hotel Estelar Oceania
    199 reviews
    #93 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Hotel Las Americas Torre del Mar
    1,682 reviews
    #24 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Hotel Capilla del Mar
    1,901 reviews
    #23 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good37%
    • Average14%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
    Travelers talk about
    “quiet pool” (35 reviews)
    “free shuttle” (35 reviews)
    “main bar” (26 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness center
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Occidental Cartagena
    Special Offer: Join my Barceló
    Hotel deals
    Hotel Las Americas Casa de Playa
    1,532 reviews
    #27 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Hotel Estelar Oceania
    199 reviews
    #93 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Hotel Las Americas Torre del Mar
    1,682 reviews
    #24 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Hotel Capilla del Mar
    1,901 reviews
    #23 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    Jul 30Jul 31
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from $151.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Cartagena hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "879d106381d047378a7fefaf9e5a9183", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2333106,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":31,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"879d106381d047378a7fefaf9e5a9183","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":273,"lowestMetaPrice":151,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":273,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":273,"lowestMetaPrice":151,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":273,"hotelName":"Occidental Cartagena","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijg3OWQxMDYzODFkMDQ3Mzc4YTdmZWZhZjllNWE5MTgzIiwiQUlLIjoiOGJlODQxMmZhZWQ1NDYwYmJlYWYwMTRhMjc0NmVlZjAifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "07/30/2017", "checkOut": "07/31/2017", "lowestPrice": "$151", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"38620461":"Expedia","79518383":"CheapTicketsEWS","109347842":"HotelsCom2IB","79036461":"OrbitzEWS","53963769":"TravelocityEWS","76498385":"Hotwire"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (1,193)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 337 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Off the top we have traveled all over the world. This hotel is NOT 5 Stars. Maybe 1. The photos are deceiving. This hotel is old and warn. There is no maintenance being done. The exterior walls are all chipped and the landscape is overgrown....More

    Thank stacymedina1
    Management response:Responded 3 days ago

    Dear stacy, From the general management and all the employees who Works at Hotel Estelar Grand Playa Manzanillo we would like to say thanks for your comments, they are valuable for us. We also want to be grateful for you taking some time to let...More

    Reviewed June 6, 2017

    We just came back from 3 nights at this hotel and had a lovely time. We came here after spending a few days in the Walled City to have some beach and relaxation time. Up front, I will say that the only thing keeping it...More

    1  Thank Betsy D
    Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Betsy From the general management and all the employees who Works at Hotel Estelar Grand Playa Manzanillo we would like to say thanks for your comments, they are valuable for us. We also want to be grateful for you taking some time to let...More

    Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

    I give it a 3.5 stars. Cartagena is a vacation spot for South Americans. If you're looking for 4 stars hotel that is at par with American standards then you might want to consider Mexico. Overall, the hotel was clean, maintained, the people were helpful...More

    Thank StitchRN
    Management response:Responded May 22, 2017

    Dear guess, From all the employees who Works at Hotel Estelar Grand Playa Manzanillo thanks for taking some time to let us know how was your experience with us and what can we do better to give to our guest a fully experience. Right now,...More

    Reviewed May 17, 2017

    CONTEXT: I am a 22-year-old American woman, and I went with a female friend to visit Cartagena for several days during May. We both have college student budgets and working knowledge of Spanish. OVERALL: We had a great experience here. The people were friendly, transportation...More

    1  Thank bbunny3
    Management response:Responded May 23, 2017

    Dear Guest, From all the employees who Works at Hotel Estelar Grand Playa Manzanillo thanks for taking some time to let us know how well was your experience with us and what can we do better to give to our guest a fully experience. We...More

    Reviewed May 15, 2017

    this is our 2nd return to the same hotel (03/2015), then 05/2017. - The small reception will give you the impression that the hotel is a not a lavage and 5 star as Barceló claims. It is not for sure a 5 or 4 or...More

    1  Thank Raouf S
    Management response:Responded May 23, 2017

    Dear Raouf, From all the employees who Works at Hotel Estelar Grand Playa Manzanillo thanks for taking some time to let us know how was your experience with us and what can we do better to give to our guest a fully experience. About some...More

    Hotel Las Americas Casa de Playa
    1,532 reviews
    #27 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Hotel Estelar Oceania
    199 reviews
    #93 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Hotel Las Americas Torre del Mar
    1,682 reviews
    #24 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    Hotel Capilla del Mar
    1,901 reviews
    #23 of 155 hotels in Cartagena
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $153 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #14 On the Beach Hotel in Cartagena
    • #15 Spa Hotel in Cartagena
    • #21 Family Hotel in Cartagena
    • #37 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 190
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Barcelo, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Cancelon and HotelQuickly so you can book your Occidental Cartagena reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Colombia >
    • Bolivar Department >
    • Cartagena District >
    • Cartagena
    • Also Known As
    • Occidental Grand Cartagena Hotel Cartagena
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (1383)
    Pool & Beach (367)
    Room & Suite (304)
    Dining (94)
    Hotel & Grounds (752)
    Family and Play Areas (36)
    Bathroom (24)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (2)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Radisson Cartagena Ocean Pavillion Hotel
    1,583 reviews
    4.18 miles away
     
    Sonesta Hotel Cartagena
    564 reviews
    3.93 miles away
     
    Kohsamui Casa Hotel Del Mar
    154 reviews
    .73 miles away
     
    Karmairi Hotel Spa
    377 reviews
    .30 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Erre De Ramon Freixa
    439 reviews
    4.59 miles away
    PUERTO VALLARTA MEXICO Taqueria
    54 reviews
    4.74 miles away
    Restaurante Sara Fusion Caribe
    21 reviews
    4.18 miles away
    Peru Gourmet
    7 reviews
    2.63 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Playas de la Boquilla
    30 reviews
    2.68 miles away
    Monumento a Miguel de Cervantes
    5 reviews
    3.31 miles away
    Colombia FlyBoard
    171 reviews
    4.32 miles away
    Pure Kitesurf Day Classes
    68 reviews
    .61 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    lindamkee
    June 25, 2017|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from ATLTraveler60898 | Reviewed this property |
    I saw tank tops, shorts and flip flops/sandals everywhere except for the indoor restaurant that offers the Columbian themed food. I would recommend nicer clothes for that one.
    0
    Votes
    lindamkee
    June 25, 2017|
    Answer Show all 5 answers
    Response from Paul N | Reviewed this property |
    It's tourist casual. No swim wear
    0
    Votes
    altonfamily
    February 6, 2017|
    Answer Show all 3 answers
    Response from Edgar M | Reviewed this property |
    Definitely hotel isla pirata not in Cartagena city beaches, maybe in Morros in case you don't want to go to the islands nearby Cartagena where this hotel is located.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Choose a 1 bedroom suite. Worth the extra space and nice balcony."
    Read review
    "Try to avoid a room by the elevator if you can"
    Read review
    "Stay somewhere else or book a suite."
    Read review
    "Rooms close to pool have Jacuzzi"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing