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Casa El Carretero

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The house is amazing. The rooms are gorgeous. The staff friendly and personable. I'm looking forward to staying at the house again. The roof top pool is amazing all day and night, we plugged in our music and spent the day relaxing. The evenings were great! filled with culture. The hotel is right off the town square which had everything.... More 

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Thank deebkny
Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

We are happy you enjoyed the property and the town. Thank you for selecting Casa El Carretero for your stay. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful home in a great location for exploring Cartagena. The on-site staff is very helpful and great at preparing your meals. There was minor construction going on at the house during our stay which was not anticipated or announced. Also, the house is in need of additional repairs. For this price point in Cartagena guests should expect something that has... More 

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Thank jhjordan
Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Hello jhjordan, thank you for your feedback. We are constantly making improvements to the property. We hope to have you back next time so that you can enjoy the property. More 

Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a very safe and unique place to enjoy surrounded by the local community therefore the best way to see their culture first hand. Since we arrived we had a very warm greeting by the staff who made us feel at home and they were able to expedite our requests, politely and with a continuous big smile; they really... More 

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Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you Juan for your kind words. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. More 

New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This hotel was amazing!!! It's a small boutique hotel in Gestamini. It has 3 rooms, so it feels like you have the hotel to yourself. We hardly saw any of the other guests. The staff Isolina, Maria and Luis were great, very helpful and worked with us with our minimal Spanish. Breakfast everyday was delicious and you can choose from... More 

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Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to having you back in a heartbeat. More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

While I was on the property, I was the only guest, so it truly felt like my very own hotel. The service is super friendly and helpful, although Spanish-speaking only, so be prepared to know a few words. Great location in Getsamani and beautiful building and rooms. Very clean, and the roof pool is small, but relaxing. Thanks for a... More 

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Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. We enjoyed having you with us and we hope to have you back soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

The hotel is good/clean, the terrace is relaxing, staff very friendly and location good. Note the small room of the 3 rooms at this hotel is quite small. Our stay at the hotel was great, bar the first night when the neighbours decided to play some sort of weird euro pop/ibiza trance music at full volume for 24 hours -... More 

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Thank timi941
Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid feedback. Our staff works very hard to make sure every guest has a perfect experience. We hope to have you back again soon. More 

Hossegor, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Vert nice hotel with a very nice vue and vert nice personnel, very helpfull many thanks To Isolina But very noisy because of hôtels and restaurants around, so if toi want To use the poil and the terrasse at the roof of the hôtel, toi will ne depointed with the noise

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Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. Our staff is actively working with our neighbors to resolve the noise situation that was presented these past few days. More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Casa El Carretero last weekend and had a great time. This is a very small boutique hotel with very caring and attentive staff. The rooftop space is really nice and with the place being so small we had it to ourselves the majority of the time. The room we had was great with a large bed, bathroom... More 

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Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you for the details and candid feedback. We hope to host you again in the future. More 

new york, usa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

it is located in getsemani right next to plaza de la trinidad so if you are looking for hippie action this is the area you want to stay the hotel is really small ( 3 rooms total) and the room are very very tiny ( you can barely move around) the bathroom needs to be fixed- there is water that... More 

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Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We will investigate the bathroom issue and the staff will resolve it ASAP. Not all the rooms are small. The Bali and the Sumatra are large. The only small room is the Java and for that reason it is less expensive. More 

Montrose, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Small property well located in Getsemani near Plaza de la Trinidad. Warm and helpful staff. Delicious breakfast prepared for us each morning. We appreciated the tiny rooftop pool and its views. Rooms small but unique and comfortable. Hotel is hard to find because there is no signage, not unusual here. Some Spanish is helpful and fun! Highly recommended.

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Carlos E, Manager at Casa El Carretero, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We enjoyed serving you. The no signage is by design. However, the hotel is well known in the area and people can identify it quickly. We hope to be able to host you in the near future. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa EL Carretero is a colonial boutique hotel located in the historical neighborhood of El Getsemani in the city of Cartagena, Colombia. The vision was to create an Indonesian oasis in a century old Spanish colonial home with all the comforts of XXI century living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa El Carretero

Address: Getsemani CL. 9 # 10B-18 | Calle del Carretero, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: $100 - $1,017 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa El Carretero 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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Also Known As:
Casa El Carretero Cartagena
Casa El Carretero Hotel Cartagena
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#40 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
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