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Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This hotel surprise us since the beginning. They arrange the transportation from Cartagena and Olga gives you a warm welcome. The room was pretty, with a marvelous balcony and the best view of the rising sun. Amazing collection of books for you to read. The anti-mosquito net is very good. Very good food. Beautiful private beach. Four friendly and funny...

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Hola querido Nicolas, gracias por tu excelente y util descripción del lugar, especialmente por las sugerencias de carteles para No...

Ballina, Mayo
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Staying at Playa Manglares was a beautiful unique experience. Olga the owner is a lovely caring woman who genuinely wants you to enjoy your stay and cares about how you are getting on and she gives the most heartfelt hugs on arrival and departure! We only left this morning but I know it's a place that we'll never forget, the...

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OlgaPaulhiac, Propietario at Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru, responded to this review

Dear Clement and Aurore and the two beautiful kids; Thank you very much for your comments about us and We will take care about all the suggestions in order of be the best for all of our visitors. We hope the way home was full of beautiful experiences. hugs for the 4 of you

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 11 July 2015

All the review of Playa Manglares are true. Olga is an absolute wonderful host who, along with her warm staff, makes you feel right at home. Would highly recommend staying on the second floor if possible -- loved that room! We thoroughly enjoyed the home cooked meals, delicious mojitos and secluded feel that comes with staying here. You are only...

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Queridos Erik y Roberta, para nosotros fue también una experiencia alegre e interesante conocerles y compartir junto a ustedes con...

Reviewed 2 June 2015

We had an absolutely wonderful 3-night stay at Playa Manglares! Olga was a fantastic host and the whole setting was magical. Tucked away in the woods of Baru, calm and peaceful. The staff were attentive and made delicious meals. Our 2-year old daughter really enjoyed the animals (chickens, dogs, geckos..) that roamed around, the beach and the shallow and warm...

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Olga P, Propietario at Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru, responded to this review

Querida Jean y familia; Thank you very much for coming to Playa Manglares and for your opinion about us; We really enjoy your presence and conversations here with you adorable little girl. We hope to see you again! Big hug Olga Lucia

Reviewed 2 March 2015

Elegancy, Quietness, Beautifulness, Romantic and Zen. This is the perfect place to renew your energy far away from the city. I love going there, I enjoy the private beach, the good cooking, the really nice and elegant rooms. This place is a little piece of paradise on earth. Everything here smell the good taste of the host. I have been...

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Olga P, Gérant at Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru, responded to this review

Sam, thank you for visiting us again, It was a great pleasure and joy to host you for a second time at Playa Manglares. We hope to see you very soon again in Baru, take care!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Staying at Playa Manglares was an incredible experience, one of the most memorable and unique times of my life. First of all, the host/owner Olga, really sets the tone with her warmth and hospitality. She welcomed us with hugs and kisses, arranged delicious meals for us, as well as car rides to nearby Playa Blanca. By the end of our...

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Olga P, Gérant at Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru, responded to this review

Dear Yoni, thank you for having stayed with us at Playa Manglares. Your visit was a real joy, and it was a pleasure hosting you. You're a wonderful guest and we hope to see you again very soon.

St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 January 2015

lovely decorated rooms, a wonderful garden, excellent food and a very helpfull and friendly owner of the Hotel. They will give their best to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Englisch speaking. 10 Minutes by taxi from Playa Blanca. It is recommeded to inform yourself in advance, how you get to the Island. Olga, the owner of the Hotel...

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Olga P, Gérant at Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit Tina, it was a real pleasure hosting you at Playa Manglares. We hope to see you soon again!

east dennis
Reviewed 14 January 2015

I have traveled extensively and something thing I know to be true is two things can make a place great - the host and the accommodations. Olga is the host, and she is the warmest and most welcoming I have ever encountered. She's a hugger, so be prepared to be loved! When you enter her little bit of paradise you...

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Olga P, Gérant at Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru, responded to this review

We were so happy to host you and your beautiful family. Thank you for visiting us ! We're looking forward to seeing you again ( in september 25 and always!) Ofcourse our place is always open for you. Take care

Reviewed 18 December 2014

We stayed in Playa Manglares for a couple of days and enjoyed every minute of it. Olga and her staff are the most welcoming people. We were pretty amazed by the plants and animals around. On our first morning a humming bird showed up und fooled around next to our bed. Every time I think back of these days I...

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Dear friend Andreas and Nikole, Gracias por haber llegado hasta Playa Manglares, fue una alegria conocerles y compartir sus historias....

Lima, Peru
Reviewed 6 November 2014

If you travel to Colombia you cannot miss going to “Playa Manglares”. The place is amazing, the food is delicious and the best of all, the host Olga! She treated us like family, since the coordination of the reservations and after that, during all our stay. We felt like home but in paradise!!!! Olga will ensure you have a perfect...

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Querida Miyanou, haber podido compartir junto a ustedes las sorpresas que nos trajo el día fue algo inolvidable. Gracias por...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a calm and exclusive hide away, easily accessible from Cartagena de Indias, for a family stay, a honeymoon, or simply a reading break, then Playa Manglares is the place for you. Playa Manglares is a perfect hide away, 60 minutes by car from Cartagena. The hotel is reserved and exclusive, with only three rooms, each with original rustic, yet careful decorations and a tropical home-like atmosphere. With capacity for up to 10 guests in all, we garantee a personalized service to ensure a confortable, pleasant and well informed stay at Isla Baru. The hotel has exclusive amenities and services such as a private beach with hammocks under the mangroves, low fare personalized tours of the Rosario Islands, and other activities we'll be glad to arrange for you. It's also a place to relish on the tipical dishes prepared by our marvelous cook. Looking forward to hosting you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru

Address: Km12, Via Playa Blanca, Isla Baru 130017, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Isla Baru
Price Range: $260 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Never the room on the ground!”
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“The place is very intimate, so more for quiet retreats”
GaliaC_12, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Second and third floor rooms are better”
Barbara_Montag, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The top floor room, featured in the photo, is beautiful. Two new rooms are separated from the main eating area, so they are very quiet.”
jwinokur, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had the ground floor room and liked it very much.”
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