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Hotel Caribe

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#28 of 151 Hotels in Cartagena
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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London, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Stayed from Feb. 4 to 11. The elegant, old fashioned Caribe offers a quiet, nature-oriented environment, as well as ample space for conventions (not much used when we were there). The clientele is polite and very well-dressed. This hotel seems way the best of the 3 Cartagena options now offered by Sunwing Canada. Aside from the shallow childrens' pool, it...

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments , especially for its positive rate for our staff , we are pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us difrutando of facilities and the warmth of our service. Our facilities surrounded by trees and different environments provide a perfect place to relax, close to the old town and the airport makes it a...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Beautiful hotel. Building, services, food, swimming pool, people, ...everything was just gorgeous. Best location: on the beach, but close to old town. Taxi is just $ 3. Oh, and the good WiFi Convenient for older people and couples with small kids. Not too many young people. I will definitely come back.

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment is pleasing for us may have had a good stay with us enjoying the facilities and the warmth of our service. Even though we were the first hotel we continue renewing Cratagena permanently adapting to new standares in hotel industry. We hope to return soon to Cartagena and join us for an upcoming opportunity for family...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

The Hotel Caribe grounds are beautiful. It is a large compound with several buildings. We started our stay with a long wait in the lobby. We waited about 15 minutes on line to check in. Once we started check-in, the clerks are slow & the process even slower. It took over 30 minutes to check in. The lobby is quite...

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment , we understand that all suggestions or recommendations help us correct and improve the experience of our guests in the hotel. We regret and offer our sincere apologies for any inconvenience you have had throughout your stay , constantly working with our staff in continuous improvement programs to motivate attitude , shorten waiting times and improve...

Ardsley, New York
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We recently stayed at this property. Our room, though in the older section was fine. The grounds are jungle like and one can see caged Monkeys and Parrots in the back of the property. The pool is very large, deep and quite pleasant. WE had some problems with getting on WiFi which was resolved once we alerted the front desk....

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment , we like you've been enjoying our insrtalaciones and the warmth of our service , the latter which we always characterized and which are constantly working to ensure a pleasant stay for all our guests. Our extensive parkland with mature trees where animals roam freely mingling with guests is one of our greatest strengths as well...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 January 2015

One would think that a resort in the heart of Cartagena would be full of ambiance. This is why we booked this trip. The hotel is divided in two sections. The new buildings and the old hotel. After seeing the old rooms, we asked to be moved to a new room. We had to pay extra but it was worth...

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment thank each of your comments and we regret that we had not been commensurate with expectations .When we would like to make several comments: you do not always find the pool area as unoccupied our average occupancy permits for most of the year our areas are completely filled but no dates as surely was where you...

Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Of course the best rooms are water view rooms. The in was as usual crazy. Groups are in total chaaos. Colombia needs to speed up this process for tour groups. It is nuts. The hotel has a lovely location and grounds. The rooms are nice. Ours however had the view of a tree and huge lights shined into the window....

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. Indeed the Hotel has rooms with sea view and also overlooking spacious, cozy and different in each of its three buildings interior gardens. As discussed in the note and the large influx of people Cartagena season is characterized by its large tourist groups or individual movement flock to this paradise in the Caribbean, Our enviable location...

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Reviewed 15 January 2015

I wouldn't want to stay anywhere else in Cartagena! We loved everything about the hotel during our Jan 2015 stay. There's a great big pool in the middle of the courtyard which is the center of the action - excellent restaurant on one side, jungle path through expertly maintained gardens around the other three with large trees, bird (toucans!) and...

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your comments pleases us that you were able to enjoy our facilities and the warmth of our service, the latter which has always distinguished us and characterized by almost 70 years. Your positive rate encourages us to continue working and innovating for our customers. We hope to have him back in a next opportunity

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 12 January 2015

My family of 4 (2 children age 7 and 14) spent New Years Eve at the Party at the Hotel Caribe. The grounds are beautiful and the party was great, especially if you are traveling with children and you don't want the crowds of the walled city. The tables were set around the pool. The food was good and the...

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We appreciate your comment. We are pleased that our year-end party was to your liking and may have had you and your family a good evening in the company of our orchestra and our generous buffet to wait 2015. As you noted children in mind we also have activities just for them by our department activities in a separate room....

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Nice setting, a lot of open spaces with trees and flowers. The location in Boca Grande is great. We had the breakfast buffet and it was good, rooms are spacious and clean. Internet service is free, buy it is not reliable, it gets disconnected quite often, and every time you need to enter the password. They claim they have a...

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and recommendations, we are pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us and have been enjoying our facilities and the warmth of our service. On our internet service we like to tell that from the day January 7 made substantial reforms in speed and effectiveness of the signal that help secure a better experience for...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 11 January 2015

If you cannot stay inside the Old cartagena, this is so far the best choise. great hotel, very professional staff, you can cross the road and be at the beach, with restaurant right there, great pool, rooms clean and very well equipped, good service, shopping walking distance, and few minutes drive to the Old City. Great!

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Dpto_RRPublicas, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. We are indeed a great choice in the area of Bocagrande this central area and meets several of the most important commercial centers, restaurants and stores in the city, it was an area designed 70 years ago to build this Cartagenero icon Caribe Hotel. Not only its proximity to the airport and the old town makes...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set outside the old city on the beaches of Bocagrande, Hotel Caribe, a certified ¨National Monument¨, was built in 1941 and still maintains its original five-story, 99-room Colonial structure. The resort has since added two modern buildings making it the largest hotel in Cartagena.It has 363 rooms with ocean or hotel garden-views (16 of which are wheel-chair-friendly), 4 restaurants, 10 conference rooms, a mini-zoo, tennis courts, a semi-Olympic – sized pool as well as one for the kids. The Caribe Hotel offers a first class service with lot facilities. The Caribe Hotel with three buildings and 363 rooms is considered one of the most traditional Hotel in the city, with an area of 35,000 m2 of exotic tropical trees and gardens, 5,000 being devoted to ample beaches and 30,000 to Hotel facilities. The majestic structure of the Hotel Caribe, surrounded by palms and exotic gardens, rises from the heart of Bocagrande. The Hotel has 363 rooms with different lodging options to make your stay an unforgettable experience, additional offers the finest recreational and sports facilities. We provide our guest an incredible variety of gastronomical possibilities, from the most sophisticated international cuisine to exquisite typical dishes and snacks. Our Guest may select the Catalina Restaurant, Oh Caribe bungalow, Punta Icacos garden and the pool area with a scenario for folklore reviews and theme parties. In regard to congresses, seminars, and conventions the Caribe possesses a magnificent infrastructure that includes ten meeting rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Caribe

Address: Carrera 1 No. 2 - 87 | Bocagrande, Cartagena 130010, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: $158 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Caribe 4*
Number of rooms: 363
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Also Known As:
Caribe Hotel Cartagena
Hotel Style:
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Cartagena
#13 Family Hotel in Cartagena
#18 Luxury Hotel in Cartagena
#19 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#23 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
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“Amazing hotel but don't get a meal plan, there are too many delicious places in Cartagena!”
angelabI5999KX, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in a separate building it was quiet. Paid for ocean view but the windows were so dirty couldn't get a clear view”
flycatcher06, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is the Colonial side which are much bigger not regular size rooms although they are all big and comfortable.”
mis04nietas, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to stay in the main section”
TFH04, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the water are beautiful”
juliocrespo86, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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