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Hotel Tamaca Beach Resort

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Cra 2 #11A - 98, El Rodadero, Santa Marta 57, Colombia
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Suffolk
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked for a couple of nights after New Year ie. busiest time of year. Mostly families & couples with great buffet meals and relaxing by lovely large pool. Not enough sun beds & limited shade but achievable. Beach packed solid so good to be in private grounds with pool next to beach. Good accommodation - all rooms with sea... More 

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DireccionDeServicios, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Tamaca Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks to participate with your opinios on TripAdvisor, it is a pleasure for us to know that you enjoyed your stay and your vacations were comfortable. Greetings from Santa Marta More 

North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I arrived at Tamaca in the afternoon and found check in to be quite lengthy; however, this is typical of the area. Our room was small but clean and had all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. The beach was over crowded and dirty but you can easily catch a boat to Playa Blanca for 10,000 COP per person... More 

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DireccionDeServicios, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Tamaca Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for participating with your comments on trip advisor , we will consider its recommendations for improving our services . It would be a pleasure to serve another time. Greetings! More 

Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Amazing pool, right on the beach, great buffet, friendly staff, good music. You can catch excursions right on the beach. And if you ask the hotel staff they will send a ballenato group to you on the beach at night. Loved it!

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DireccionDeServicios, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Tamaca Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Adri0686 Thanks you so mucho to participate with your opinion about the Hotel, It is gratifying to know that enjoyed your stay. You always will be welcome to this, your House in the city. More 

UK
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156 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel and turned up. Very friendly, but strangely the reception staff were not bilingual. Unusual for a hotel of this size and class. But never mind - it was good to practice my Spanish. I got a voucher for free drinks and was shown to my room. A nice large room, excellent air con (essential in Santa... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Spent 8 nights at this wonderful quiet hotel. Once checked in which does take longer in Colombia than here, we had a great time. Staff really attentive, smiley and welcoming. Pool was amazing with great view on to beach. Breakfast was varied - fruit was amazing - the papaya like nothing else I have tasted.Guests predominantly Colombian but that was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Pros Standard hotel with a consistent level of good service Clean quite safe rooms Free high speed internet wifi Good breakfast lunch and dinner Nice pool overlooking the pristine beach Good service Free of insects Cons Rooms have simple decor similar to a Holiday Inn

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Sao Paulo, SP
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Hotel is getting very dated, restaurant service is slow at the best of times. Food below average. Service at the pool area is hit and miss. Check in / out painfully slow, ask for internet password as they do not always offer one, service in the room is best described as very slow.

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Ashland, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This hotel was so noisy, I had to check out after 2 hours. They still made me pay for 1 night. But I had to plead with them for the refund of the other 2 nights that I prepaid. It is close to the main road where you can hear the beeps from cars, (which is normal in Columbia) and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We stayed at this hotel with a group of 6 friends. They are dishonest. Charged us the 16% VAT and said we could get it back at the airport. They said they were required to do it. When we got to the airport, they said they did not reimburse for hotels. Tamaca was the only hotel of the four hotels... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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89 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

In Santa Marta in the Rodadero there is not to much to choose. So, this hotel is the place to stay for business bit out of the crowd with a very good service. Tamaca has tradition in Santa Marta it has two buildings, one on the beach and the other just next to it, more for business (north tower) The... More 

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