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Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia

Avenida San Martin (Carrera 2) - Calle 6 # 5-125 (Esquina), Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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  • Centro Comercial Plaza Bocagrande
    0.1 mi
  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed December 1, 2016
Outstanding!
I am positively impressed by this hotel in the attention to... more
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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed 3 nights $110 per night mid December. Rooms nice and Internet worked but, only for 2 devices per room. Breakfast good variety. Location beachfront good. Just wish price was better. Not good for anyone with issues climbing steps. Steps up to reception and the steps to get to room elevator. They have an separate elevator to get to room...

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Orpington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the best hotel, but equally not the most expensive. Pleasant check in. Pleasant staff. Reception upgraded us to a mini-suite without asking with was nice. On an upper floor. Sideways view of the beach. As has been written before. The reception and restaurant areas are ok, quite plush really. But the rest of the hotel is tired/dated. For some...

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Thank BasilBrushed
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a short family break and liked the look of this hotel and decided to treat ourselves to a 5 Star experience. The hotel is decent but definitely not anywhere near 5 Stars. The staff were professional and courteous but glacially slow and checking in and out. The location is excellent if you want to be near the beach...

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Thank nsok123
Diana_Infante, Director Comercial at Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia, responded to this review

Hi, we're really sorry to know about these problems, we will take them into account to further improve. So, please send us your details and room number to solve these types of problems. It was a pleasure to be part of your days in Cartagena, thank you for your opinion and have a great day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel itself it is nice, breakfast is good, staff is always kind and location is perfect if you want to stay close to the beach. Only two big problems are the following: Internet connection is incredibly bad so bad that I rate the wifi service as a "no wifi zone". The pool was always on the dark side during...

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Thank Umberto S
Diana_Infante, Director Comercial at Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia, responded to this review

Hello Umberto, at Hotel Almirante we are happy to have you treated as you deserved; Please send us your data and the room number you stayed in to solve the inconveniences you had. Thank you for your opinion and have an excellent day.

Aruba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i was in the hotel more than once and the bel-personell is really friendly, but the reception desk is slow as no hotel should be, regardless of its price. even with only one couple in front of me in the line i still was not being helped (for a simple checkout) after 25 minutes. the supervisor was doing something or...

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Diana_Infante, Director Comercial at Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia, responded to this review

Hi Jerry_s73, we very much regret the perception that you took us from our hotel during your stay. We would like to communicate with you, please leave us your private message.

Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Colombian ppl are generally very friendly and super welcoming (that's what makes tourist and everyone love Columbia...this reception desk team however is far from that. Since the moment I checked it they were rude, very very slow and borderline unprofessional. These are just some examples: 1) Disrespectful front desk customer service and hospitality etiquette. There was an error with my...

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Diana_Infante, Director Comercial at Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia, responded to this review

Hello, Marisa. We regret listening the drawbacks presented during your stay, to remedy such problems please send us your personal data, with the reservation number and your room number. So the next time that you return to the hotel, this type of problems not will have place here. Thank you very much to let know us your experience.

Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

My friend booked on hotel.com a room upto 2 people and when I arrived, the reception told me that the reservation was only for one person. I wanted to go up to clarify with my friend but they did not even let me up. After 30 mim i finally could go up and my friend told them that we will...

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Thank Di E
Diana_Infante, Director Comercial at Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia, responded to this review

Hi, we are very sorry to read about these inconveniences, please send us your data, to solve this type of problems and to be able to improve our service.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed December 1, 2016

I am positively impressed by this hotel in the attention to detail from concierge to bellmen, courteous check-in to check out. Service and attention was superb during the free breakfast each morning, at the pool for towels, food and drinks. They lent us large towels to go to the beach with no fuzz about it. The elevator would only open...

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Diana_Infante, Director Comercial at Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia, responded to this review

Hey, RMend0za we loved having you as a guest at Hotel Almirante, we take care of every detail on your stay here, so we are happy that you have enjoyed some great days in Cartagena. We look forward to your visit soon.

Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed November 27, 2016

For those who are willing to experience Cartagena as a beach destination as well as a historical place, the hotel is just a 5-10min, $2 (yes, two dollars) cab ride away from the Walled City, where you can spend as much or as little as you want while enjoying the sun or walks on the beach, right out of the...

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Diana_Infante, Director Comercial at Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia, responded to this review

Hey Zamitay, Hotel Almirante is strategically located on a beautiful beach, so you can enjoy some excellent days with us. We are proud and happy to have your opinion. Please come back soon.

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Pros: decent location near beach. Safe. Cons: feels rundown. Carpets are worn. Light switch covers don't fit/stay on. Breakfast is not good. Stale bread products and eggs. Really bad water pressure in the shower. I choose this hotel because I wanted to be near the beach. It safe and the staff is pleasant and bilingual but it's old and it's...

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Diana_Infante, Director Comercial at Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia, responded to this review

Hello ThomasH2, thank you for your opinion, Hotel Almirante it's always trying that it's guests have good days, for this reason, we regret the inconvenience presented, to resolve such problems please send us your information of booking and the number of the room. Have a good day.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to a five star hotel in historical Cartagena. Front beach located in the Bocagrande neighborhood,Almirante Cartagena Hotel is a modern hotel with elegant rooms and common areas to enjoy, an excellent place in the Caribbean for business and leisure. New Service: Satellite Television ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia

Address: Avenida San Martin (Carrera 2) - Calle 6 # 5-125 (Esquina), Cartagena 130001, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: $100 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia 4.5*
Number of rooms: 258
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Hotel Style:
#17 Spa Hotel in Cartagena
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Cartagena
#18 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#25 Luxury Hotel in Cartagena
#33 Family Hotel in Cartagena
#44 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
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“Sea view? Would be a preference.”
  • View is sideways, which was odd. Architect needs shooting. But ok really.
 of 5 bubbles BasilBrushed, 1 week ago | Read review
“We requested a high level room with an ocean front view in advance. We received bottom half with a view of the side street. PATHETIC”
 of 5 bubbles nsok123, 1 week ago | Read review
“high floor, ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles zamitay, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid a room at the side where the airco condensers and the air ventilation outlet are located (a litle bit noisy).”
 of 5 bubbles johnsE9660XI, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“decent rates and poor customer service, think about intercontinental next door or Hilton”
 of 5 bubbles 855jdavidr, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
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