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Casa Verde Hotel
Ranked #11 of 67 Hotels in Santa Marta
Certificate of Excellence
Toronto, Canada
1 review
“Can't miss place to stay!”
Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

Casa Verde was our Colombian home and gateway to numerous day trips to Tayrona, the Sierra Nevadas and Palomino. The hotel offers a large and delicious breakfast to start every day which was definitely needed for our numerous activities. The hotel rooms were beautiful, clean and comfy with hot water (only time we had a hot shower) satellite tv and high speed internet. The lobby and roof top gardens provided a sense of tranquility making you forget at times how centrally located in the heart of the city the hotel is.

To say the hotel exceeded my expectations is an understatement. And that was not my favourite part of the hotel. The staff was incredible and some spoke fluent English really facilitating every aspect of our stay. Whether it was discussing where do go and what to see, where to drink and where to party, the staff always guided us in the right direction. And when we decided to go to Cartagena for the weekend the hotel allowed us to leave our packs with them, making the bus ride much easier.

This hotel is a must stay for all. I will remember this hotel, the staff and my trip to Santa Marta for years to come.

Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

The rooms were stylishly decorated, comfortable and clean. The hotel has a nice courtyard - and even though we didn't swim in the small pool it was a good space for relaxing with a hammock. The staff were friendly offering some great tips about the local area and spoke fluent English. We had our first Colombian breakfast here and it was delicious!

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed October 31, 2013

I recommend this place highly. It is very clean and comfortable, conveniently located close to the town centre, and has great breakfast too. It also has a very relaxing interior courtyard. The owner, Juan, is a true gentleman and is incredibly helpful, making several phone calls on my behalf to secure trips etc. He also speaks perfect English.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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bogota
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

We had the best experience ever at santa marta staying at casa verde. its a beutifull small hotel in which you will feel at home... 100% recomended.
location is great and prices are very good for the quatity of the hotel.

Bring lots of sun screen to santa marta

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
Reviewed September 28, 2013

Quiet, relaxing and healthy spot in the downtown of Santa Marta. In Casa Verde, a beautiful aquitecture allows the air to flow all over the house and rooms. A night bath in the jauzzy can be the best plan for resting after a long walk during the day. Don't miss breakfast, are just delicious. I use to have natural juice, ripe fruits from the region (like mango, watermelon, or the seasonal) with the local yogurt, a piece of bollo de yuca with sour cream 'suero costeño' and coffee. The service is wonderful, the warm spirits from the Caribe! you feel like home...

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Montreal, Canada
1 review
Reviewed September 12, 2013

Casa Verde is a hotel you will remerber long after your travel to Columbia. Situated downtown, but away from the noisy streets, it has a unique view of Santa Marta's cathedral. The kindness of the staff will help you discover this unique Caribbean city.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
Reviewed September 9, 2013

Just got back from Colombia for a two week trip with my husband. Casa Verde was a completely wonderful. We stayed there for three nights. Casa Verde was a perfect place to stay while in Santa Marta and visiting Tayrona Park, Minca and local beaches.

From the lobby to the rooms, the detail and design of the hotel is hip and beautiful. We rented room six on the third floor. Our room was very clean, with big windows for great views and solid air conditioning, a refrigerator and stove. The staff helped us figure out our travel plans, avoiding a super tourist route, we felt that we got to travel though the area safely but have a great adventure. This was really helpful especially since neither of us are fluent in Spanish. Casa Verde and the staff it feel like we had a home base in Santa Marta.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Casa Verde H, Owner at Casa Verde Hotel, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Hola,

It is a pleasure to find out we are doing a good Job. On behalf of Casa Verde Staff i like to thank you for your commentaries. It makes us feel good when our guest enjoy the hotel and their experience around Santa Marta is memorable.

Thank you,

Juan Davila
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Additional Information about Casa Verde Hotel

Property: Casa Verde Hotel
Address: Calle 18 # 4-70, Santa Marta 470004, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 67 Hotels in Santa Marta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Verde Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa Verde is a home away from home in historic Santa Marta, Colombia. Originally a Republican house built in the 1920′s, it has been restored and refurbished to host a six room hotel, right in the heart of Santa Marta. It is truly the home of the guests as you will always be welcomed with a smile and the team at Casa Verde provides exceptional service to meet all of your needs. The hotel is situated around a tranquil, shaded courtyard that invites guests to lounge on the hammocks or take a dip in the pool that provides an essential escape from the Santa Marta heat. The hotel houses two standard rooms, two lofted duplex rooms, a king sized suite, and a studio suite. All of the rooms are equipped with air conditioning, private bathrooms with hot water showers, and flat screen televisions. Breakfast is complimentary and served daily. Wi-Fi is also complimentary and available throughout the hotel. Casa Verde is located in the center of the historic district in Santa Marta, amongst wonderful restaurants and nightlife and just minutes away from Santa Marta’s beautiful parks, cathedrals, and the water. ... more   less 
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