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Hotel Caribe

#31 of 142 Hotels in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence
Carrera 1 No. 2 - 87 | Bocagrande, Cartagena 1330, Colombia
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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104 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I did like the hotel for its history, charm, and location. Unfortunately, the air conditioning in my room was not working -- and Cartagena is a really hot place. I called about it, but after an hour or so no one came. Tried calling the front desk again several times and there was no answer. Finally, I went personally to... More 

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Detoirt
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place. We stayed the week of July 4. Great location only 10 minutes away from old town. Nice staff, beautiful gardens and pool area, great breakfast. The animals on site just make it a very special experience. The pool I semi Olympic and clean. We enjoyed swimming every day. The only small complaint or more of a suggestion... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Welcome drinks and hotel lobby. This is a clean hotel with lots of restaurants and souvenir shopping nearby. The hotel grounds are well kept and the staff was very accommodating during my stay. I would stay here again and would recommend this hotel to my friends and family.

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1 Thank colsta3
Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience in the Hotel Caribe through your review in Tripdavisor. We are glad you have had a Caribbean close- up experience in our hotel. The highligths about the cleaning and the good manner of keeping it through years as well as the quality of our service are great comments to be taken into... More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 family members (2 teens, 2 elderly and 2 adults) that stayed at Hotel Caribe for 5 days. The hotel is stately- very beautiful with old world charm, clean, and large with a pool, private beach, gardens and wildlife. We had a 2 queen room with garden view and we were not disappointed. From our... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to share your experience in the Hotel Caribe. We are glad to know we fullfill your expectations. The service, fabulous food and the great wi fi connection are characteristics that we consider as an opportunity to go ahead with our ideal of offering wellness and comfort to our guests. We really appreciate your comments... More 

Miami
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I just came back from visiting Cartagena where I stayed at the Hotel Caribe. It is a very nice hotel, incredibly big, offering a great breakfast buffet, wildlife on the property, a nice big pool and, most importantly in such a blazingly hot city, great air conditioning! I left off 1 star simply because it is a little far... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience in the Hotel Caribe through your review in Tripdavisor. We are glad you have had a Caribbean close- up experience in our hotel. The highligths about the great breakfast buffet and air conditioning are deligthful comments to be taken into account. We are happy to hear that our property and services filled... More 

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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179 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a very stately hotel..oldest in Cartagena. THe pool was great..watched many little deer, toucans and a sloth..very entertaining! The staff is very friendly. The breakfast buffet was very good..keep in mind the egg and empanada station is outside by the pool...the coffee was excellent! Directly across the road is the beach..I walked the beach at 7:00am and watched... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to share your review in Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our property and at the same time you consider the Hotel Caribe as a stately hotel. We really appreciate your comments highligthing our firiendly staff. At the same time you mentioned the quality of our breakfast buffet Please... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is the only hotel in Cartagena that has a unique character, I cant exactly describe what it is but I've experienced something I've never felt in any other hotel. The staff was incredible, food amazing. Even the walls of the corridor seem like welcoming you as you walk towards the pool area, cutting a short cut thru the garden... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We really thank you for taking your time to share your review in Tripadvisor. We appreciated your description of the Hotel as one with unique character. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in our property and at the same time you consider it an experience to be repeated. The fact that you mentioned our guest service is incredible and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The food was wonderful , excellent service and attention of all staff was great , the place is very quiet and nice, I love to enjoy this wonderful place , a thousand congratulations for good customer service...

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to share your review in Tripadvisor. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in our property and at the same time you consider it a wonderful place. We really appreciate your thousand congratulations for our good customer service and we will share it with our staff. The highlighted about the excellent service... More 

Houston
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We just returned from an 8 night stay in Cartagena. Our home for that time was the Hotel Caribe, a garden site amidst its tall, ritzy neighbors. We loved our stay there, which included a beach view. And although we didn't really use the beach, we loved looking at the sea, the sunsets, the changing cloud patterns, etc. The sand... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to share your review in Tripadvisor. We really appreciated your concern about considering the Hotel Caribe as your home. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in our property and at the same time you consider it an experience to be repeated. The fact that you mentioned that our pool is one... More 

Boca Raton
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I loved this hotel.The only problem was the room had a bathtub and no stall shower. There were some rooms with a stall shower so be sure to ask for one. Beach is located directly across the street..Staff was very helpful . A five minute taxi ride to The Old Town.. Supermarket directly across the street..The pool area was beautiful... More 

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to recommend the Hotel Caribe. As you said nearby guests can find supermarket, restaurants, and a shopping center. Regarding the property, we are glad you mentioned the quality of our excellent service. The pool area is exactly what you need for peace of mind. The diversity of flora and fauna is another characteristic... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set outside the old city on the beaches of Bocagrande, Hotel Caribe, a certified ¨National Monument¨, was built in 1941 and still maintains its original five-story, 99-room Colonial structure. The resort has since added two modern buildings making it the largest hotel in Cartagena.It has 363 rooms with ocean or hotel garden-views (16 of which are wheel-chair-friendly), 4 restaurants, 10 conference rooms, a mini-zoo, tennis courts, a semi-Olympic – sized pool as well as one for the kids. The Caribe Hotel offers a first class service with lot facilities. The Caribe Hotel with three buildings and 363 rooms is considered one of the most traditional Hotel in the city, with an area of 35,000 m2 of exotic tropical trees and gardens, 5,000 being devoted to ample beaches and 30,000 to Hotel facilities. The majestic structure of the Hotel Caribe, surrounded by palms and exotic gardens, rises from the heart of Bocagrande. The Hotel has 363 rooms with different lodging options to make your stay an unforgettable experience, additional offers the finest recreational and sports facilities. We provide our guest an incredible variety of gastronomical possibilities, from the most sophisticated international cuisine to exquisite typical dishes and snacks. Our Guest may select the Catalina Restaurant, Oh Caribe bungalow, Punta Icacos garden and the pool area with a scenario for folklore reviews and theme parties. In regard to congresses, seminars, and conventions the Caribe possesses a magnificent infrastructure that includes ten meeting rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Caribe

Address: Carrera 1 No. 2 - 87 | Bocagrande, Cartagena 1330, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: $126 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Caribe 4*
Number of rooms: 363
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Also Known As:
Caribe Hotel Cartagena
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Cartagena
#13 Family Hotel in Cartagena
#15 Luxury Hotel in Cartagena
#19 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#23 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
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