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Hotel Playa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was excellent. The personnel was always friendly and helpful. The room was spacious.The hot water in the shower was nos as hot as I had expected, but it was okay. I really enjoyed my stay at your hotel and I'm looking forward to staying there again. Thank you for everything

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Thank Jo-Ann R
Carlos A, Jefe De Calidad at Hotel Playa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We feel glad that you had enjoyed your stay in our hotel and our services had satisfaced your expectation. Best regards for you, while we have the plesure to welcome you back again in your home in Cartagena de indias. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel staff was extremely helpful and accomodating.Situade in prime location in Boca Grande.The room was spacious and very clean. The food was excellent. My daughter and I will visit again next year!!

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Thank Claudia C
Carlos A, Jefe de Calidad at Hotel Playa, responded to this review

We feel glad that you had enjoyed your stay in our hotel and our services had satisfaced your expectation. Best regards four you, while we have the plesure to welcome you back again in your home in Cartagena de indias. More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and helpful staff, the rooms look freshly renewed and the breakfast was really good for a complementary breakfast! I love how close to the beach is, and it is in a great location as well. I will recommend it to a friend!

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Thank davocure90
Carlos A, Jefe de Calidad at Hotel Playa, responded to this review

We feel glad that you had enjoyed your stay in our hotel and our services had satisfaced your expectation. Best regards four you, while we have the plesure to welcome you back again in your home in Cartagena de indias. More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is simply great. The beach is on one side and on the other side there are lots of shops, restaurants. The stuffs were really nice. Complementary breakfast was good. The hotel front desk informed me about all the tours within Cartagena and gave me a list with cost chart. If you want to go to Rosario island or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The key thing for me about this hotel is that it is ideally situated on the beach, close to all hotels, bars, shops and restaurants in Bocagrande and is one of the least expensive hotels in the area. The rooms are small but clean and air-conditioned and are pretty much what you would expect for the price. I liked the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Positive: Great location. you just have to cross the street to go to the beach. The hotel is in front of a supermarket. There are drugstores near the hotel, a shopping center and a lot of restaurants around. You can take taxi or bus to go to the old citadel. The hotel is nice, tidy. All the workers are extremely... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Positives: Location, walk straight onto the beach, pool, large room (4th floor with view of beach), price. Negatives: constant logging in for wifi, no aircon in lobby/breakfast area, limited breakfast (not buffet) often run out of fruit/meat from 8.30 onwards, hotel dated and some small improvements could go a long way (shower heads, knobs, tiles), hotel next door building huge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The hotel was great, especially for the price - love the breakfast and the super easy beach access. The front desk and staff are very friendly. An important note: ask for a room on one of the top floors. The lower floors are dark and a bit dingy. The difference between the floors will make or break your visit, in... More 

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1 Thank Alexandra J
Carlos A, Jefe de Calidad at Hotel Playa, responded to this review
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Cordial Saludo, Queremos agradecerle por dedicar un poco de su valioso tiempo para evaluar nuestros servicios y darnos a conocer... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The hotel was a attractive since we needed to book quickly and the reviews were pretty good. At $US120 double occupancy with breakfast included, it was fine. Positives: the quiet A/C worked fine and kept us cool all day and night! The rooms are clean! The staff was friendly and helpful, and hey, that's important! On the other hand, the... More 

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Carlos A, Jefe de Calidad at Hotel Playa, responded to this review
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Cordial saludo Muchas gracias por dedicar un poco de su valioso tiempo para evaluar nuestros servicios y darnos a conocer... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The food is plain and there are not a lot of options. The rooms are not really made for 5 people, it feels like boarding school. There is not even hot water for taking a shower and the staff is completely incompetent and unable to fix it, even though we called a couple of times before. There arent enough towels... More 

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Thank Karihar
Carlos A, Jefe de Calidad at Hotel Playa, responded to this review
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Cordial saludo Antes que nada queremos agradecerle por dedicar un poco de su valioso tiempo para evaluar nuestros servicios y... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HOTEL PLAYA CLUB is a traditional hotel in Cartagena city. Our industry experience over 50 years of permanence in the market has allowed us to consolidate our position as one of the most renowned and appreciated hotels by local, national and foreign tourists. Located in Bocagrande zone with direct access to the beach, just 5 minutes from downtown and 15 minutes from the airport. Our newly remodeled rooms with air conditioning, cable TV, private bathroom, hot water, free wireless internet, minibar and safe are willing to complete relax and comfort of our guests. We have pool and direct access to the sea from our wet area, our Playa Bar Restaurant offers a rich variety of settings ideal for sharing. We also have a meeting and conference room with capacity for 40 people and if it to social events we offer you our tropical terrace with capacity for 100 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Playa

Address: Avenida San Martin No. 4-87, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: $62 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Playa 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Playa Hotel Cartagena
Hotel Style:
#14 Best Value Hotel in Cartagena
#15 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Cartagena
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