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Hotel Santo Toribio

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Calle Segunda de Badillo No 36-87 Plaza Fernandez Madrid, Cartagena 130001 Colombia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 11/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 11/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#78 of 237 hotels in Cartagena
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The Santo Toribio Boutique Hotel is located at the heart of the walled city of Cartagena de Indias, declared a World Heritage Site since 1984. A beautifully restored home for a new generation of world travelers that preserves the Caribbean magic behind its doors. Its 8 room color blended HOTEL DESCRIPTION scheme was inspired by the city’s history and some of its important personalities combining local culture and modern service requirements. It is the perfect place to spend magnificent days and nights.Located in a privileged and safe area, it is the perfect choice for travelers who enjoy wandering down ancient alleyways leading to nearby squares, iconic parks, historically significant sites, restaurants and bars.Every room has a special name, evoking characters that are part of the local culture giving them a special tribute through photographs captured by a well-known Colombian artist.The hotel features a wide range of on-site facilities including pleasant walkways surrounded by vertical gardens, a rooftop solarium and outdoor jacuzzi, bbq area, kitchen, a swimming pool on the ground floor, dining areas in small patios, music and bar with a special screen for enjoying Cable sporting events.Begin your day in Caribbean style with local flavors served at breakfast (included in the fee). Room service, prepared by our expert chef, offers a distinct variety of land and sea food for an unforgettable dining experience.We provide reliable vehicle transport to and from the airport as an additional service, as well as tour guides, historic sites guided tours, arrangements for beach days or visits to the Rosario Islands. Our Special Plan additionally offers room arrangements for romantic nights and focused massage sessions for total relaxation.DOUBLE CELLAR ROOMA refurbished wine-cellar room on the underground floor is ideal for those who wish for complete privacy as it offers guests a space away from public areas. Total area of 17 sqm.DOUBLE ROOMA classic room on the first floor, near the reception and public areas. Average Area 15 sqm.SUPERIOR DOUBLE ROOMLarger rooms with windows opening up into balconies on the first and second floor, give a better view of the inner hotel areas, gardens, pool, neighboring roofs and Caribbean blue sky. Area average 18 sqm.DOBLE DELUXE ROOMThe brightest and most spacious room, 20 sqm, with balconies facing the inner gardens right by the terrace area, with desk space and room for a third guest, if so required.Each room has a King size bed with high resting mattresses and pillows, reading lights, air conditioning, ceiling fans, bathrooms & showers, hot water & bathrobes, closet with shelf-space and safety box, Wi-Fi, interactive TV, minibar and room service.
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Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Patio
Rooftop terrace
Concierge
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Telephone
Minibar
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
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City view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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Coastal450456 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Staying at Santo Toribio was great. The drive from the airport to the wall city and the hotel is just seven minutes away. We arrived earlier than check in and Maria de Los Angeles and the male receptionist offered us water and offered us to leave our suitcases and use a bathroom to change into more comfortable clothes to start exploring the city. Thet gave us recomendations for restaurants and places to visit. Once we checked into our room we were delighted with the comfort and the cleanliness of the room. Ana the maid sure does a great job keeping the rooms spotless! Yordi the bellman brought our suitcases with great care. The room was very ample and well lighted. The bathroom had great space and the indoor garden gave it a touch of nature within the hotel. The roof terrace was a great spot for the evening breeze and the spa was a great place to end the night after walking the city. The pool is in the inside of the main floor courtyard making if a very quiet and relaxing spot to cool off after an afternoon nap. Each morning we were delighted with the food prepared by Eliana the cook and the variety of fruits in our plate! Kevin the waiter took our breakfast orders and was always ready to pour fresh coffee or orange juice The hotel is centrally located and you can pretty much walk to any where within the wall city. If you want to venture out, the staff at the front desk is very knowledgeable and can give you the names of tour operators or any service you may need. I highly recommend Hotel Santo Toribio. I can not wait to return.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Responded Mar 25, 2020
Thank you so much Coastal450456! This is the best reward we could have, knowing our guests had a great experience. We hope to have you back in our Boutique Hotel soon and you give us the chance to surprise you even more. Regards, Alexander B. General Manager
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salome h wrote a review Mar 2020
24 contributions5 helpful votes
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Loved this small hotel. Our room was small but renovated with very comfortable bed with an internal balcony facing the pool. There is terrace on the last floor with seating area and jacuzzi great to relax to read to hang out. This hotel is located in the middle of all major attractions restaurants bar stores at walking distance. For security, we saw everyday at lot of military and policy around all walled city so we were ok walking during night time, still you must be cautious since there is at lot of poverty around the walled city and this was the downside for me to see the contrast but this is south America so it is common. BTW breakfast is included not crazy about it but if you want something out of the menu like arepas just asked for it in advance and they will have for you (nice service and customer service).
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Mar 25, 2020
Thank you so much salomeh185! Thank you for taking the time to reviewing your experience with us. We hope to have you back in our Boutique Hotel soon and surprise you even more. Regards, Alexander B. General Manager
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Denise G wrote a review Feb 2020
Stamford, Connecticut27 contributions16 helpful votes
Quaint hotel, nicely decorated with rooftop jacuzzi. Friendly staff. Comfortable room with amenities. Ample breakfast with several menu choices. Conveniently located in walled city. Would absolutely recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Feb 24, 2020
Hi 132deniseg! Thank you for taking the time to reviewing your great experience with us. We hope to have you back in our Boutique Hotel soon and surprise you even more. Regards, Alexander B. General Manager
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Nicole D wrote a review Jan 2020
Los Angeles, California125 contributions17 helpful votes
We booked this hotel primarily for the central location in the walled city of Cartagena, which was fantastic. Just steps outside the door we were in the thick of things, surrounded by great restaurants and shops to choose from. The hotel itself is a small boutique style with only eight rooms. We booked a standard room and were surprised to find that our room was located within the lobby. We were about four feet from the check-in desk. The inside of the room was VERY small. There weren't any windows minus the one that opened up to the lobby -- but we had to keep the shutters closed, or we would be making eye contact with staff sitting at the check-in desk. The room itself though was very clean and spotless though. The AC worked great, so that was a huge plus with the high temperatures. We spent a lot of time on the roof of the hotel, which has lots of tables and chairs and couches to sit on with beautiful hanging lights. It was quite relaxing and very empty at night, so we had the place to ourselves. There is a small "pool" on the lobby level, but it's super small, it almost seems more like a decorative pond than a swimming pool. And it sits next to the check-in desk and next to the rooms on that level, so there isn't any privacy. Breakfast was included, which was nice, but I ordered the pancakes and they weren't cooked throughly unfortunately, though my husband's waffles he said were perfect. I'd say overall the hotel is very nice and convenient, but if you decide to book... ask for a floor not on the lobby level.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Responded Feb 24, 2020
Your observations are very valuable to us and help us to be better every day in order to provide our guests with a better service. We hope that you'll give us the chance to have you back at our hotel and surprise you with a better experience. Alexander B. General Manager
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CGR26 wrote a review Nov 2019
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom50 contributions25 helpful votes
The hotel and staff certainly lived up to all the positive reviews. It is pretty, clean, comfortable and the staff are delightful. Also we felt it was well situated for the historic centre without being in an overwhelmingly busy area. Would love to visit again.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Nov 15, 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time for reviewing us, We're glad you had the best experience with us and got a delightful stay here in Cartagena. We hope to have you back and make your stay even more remarkable. Regards from all the Santo Toribio Team Alexander B
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PRICE RANGE
$128 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ColombiaBolivar DepartmentCartagena DistrictCartagena
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Santo Toribio
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Santo Toribio?
Nearby attractions include Walled City of Cartagena (0.3 miles), Boundless Mezcal Cafe (0.2 miles), and La Serrezuela (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Santo Toribio?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Santo Toribio?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Santo Toribio?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Santo Toribio?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Santo Toribio?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gran Inka Gastrobar, Zaitún Cartagena, and DKP Restaurante Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Santo Toribio?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Santo Toribio?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Santo Toribio?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Walled City of Cartagena (0.3 miles), Centro Historico (0.4 miles), and Plaza Santo Domingo (0.3 miles).
Does Hotel Santo Toribio have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.