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Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique

1.8 km from Cartagena centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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Calle de la Tablada 7-62 | Historic Center, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

This place is pretty and quaint. The beds are super comfortable. Breakfast buffets are mediocre but they do prepare personal omlets. There were remodeling the presential suite while as was there and the rooftop was nice but not staffed--the bar on the rooftop appeared to be re-construction so it was not stocked. The bar downstair never seemed to be manned....

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Good afternoon. Dear guest, We highly appreciate your review as it would help us work on the aspects that our clients feel we need to improve. Thank you for choosing our Bantú Hotel and hope to have you back in the next occasion. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

Cartagena, Colombia
Reviewed 31 May 2014

The place is very nice, the people there was very helpful, friendly and always smiling. The decoration of the social areas and restaurant was beautiful. The rooms were very comfortable. We definetely will go back there.

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Good afternoon. Dear guest, It's always a pleasure to serve you. Thank your for choosing our Bantú Hotel as your temporary home during your trip in Cartagena. We hope to have you back very soon. Best regards. Arleth Avilez.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

I stayed at Bantu with my girlfriend for a few days, hoping to have a nice, relaxing vacation, while still being close enough to all the restaurants and bars of this beautiful city. From the very first minute we were there, the staff were extremely attentive and welcoming, and went above and beyond to make sure all our needs were...

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Good afternoon. Dear guest, We appreciate this type of review where our clients give a insight look of what our Bantú Hotel offers and recommending every aspect of it. Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you back very soon. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Service and attention on this property are so valuable I can't describe in words. Feel like home out of home. The excellent service I have received two times in this hotel simply worth the visit. It was under improvement works in the kitchen and restaurant area but nevertheless the service was good. I missed the "arepa de huevo" so much...

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Good morning. Dear guest, What a pleasure is to have such wonderful clients. We highly appreciate your feedback and gladly enjoy the fact you had a fabulous stay. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This hotel exceeded our expectations. We were relaxed with the comfort in the room and amenities and the staff was amazing. You cannot beat the location for this property. If you are not sure about what services they have just ask. They will find out for you and have whatever service provided for you. Only thing we would change would...

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Good morning. Dear guest, We highly appreciate your wonderful feedback about your stay our Bantú Hotel. It's always a pleasure to serve you and we hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I had the most delightful stay here. This is a great little place inside the walled city (old part) with good Colombian character. The were a couple of black outs (I reckon they happen often in Cartagena) but I was just as happy to go out into the common areas because the staff were so nice and helpful - specially...

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Good morning. Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback, it is very much appreciated and we always hope for our clients to review their in our Bantú Hotel, as we want to be informed how every occasion went. Always a pleasure to serve you and hope to have you back soon. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Superb service and attention to detail. The hotel excells in charm, accommodations and decor. We enjoyed every minute of our visit. The staff is incredibly pleasing and accommodating to our needs. The decor of the hotel, the room we had was ideal. We loved it!!!

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Good morning. Dear guest, Thank you for choosing us at your temporary home during your stay in Cartagena. It's always a pleasure to serve you and hope to have you back in the near future. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Good location in the historic area with many restaurants in every direction. Beautiful lobby. Guest rooms on ground and 2nd floor, all coming off the open indoor lobby. I was at the hotel for three nights in April. The gotcha is a 3rd floor patio bar where music was played at full blast all afternoon. It is very hot in...

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Good morning. Dear guest, We appreciate your feedback and will put it into consideration, as we care what is our client's perception of our Bantú Hotel. It's always a pleasure to serve you and hope to have you back very soon. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 April 2014

We stayed at Bantu Hotel for four nights and couldn't have been happier! The staff was extremely friendly and went above and beyond to be helpful. The courtyard and rooftop were charming and the room was beautiful. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a unique local experience!!

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Good morning. Dear guest, It's always a pleasure to serve you in our Bantú Hotel. Thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

Monument, Colorado
Reviewed 7 April 2014

We were in the hotel for our three nights in Cartagena. This hotel was chosen by the tour company we travel with around the world. When we arrived our room was ready and the A/C was turned on HIGH! - OH SO COOL as the outside temperature was 93 and the humidity was 88%. Thank you Bantu Hotel! The whole...

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Good morning. Dear guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback, it's very much appreciated. What a pleasure is to have this type of clients, reviewing this kindly way our Bantú Hotel. We hope to have back very soon. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bantu invites you to discover a charming boutique hotel in the historic center of Cartagena de Indias, colonial city of Colombia, and one of the most amazing places in the Caribbean, full of warmth and authenticity. Distinguished with the category of 5 stars, Bantu Hotel offers an inside-edge design, colonial architecture and unique services: XVIII colonial infrastructure, chill out terrace, solarium, pool area, spa, bar, restaurant ... a bespoke luxury. Meet one of the most charming hotels in Colombia for couple getaways and business travel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique

Address: Calle de la Tablada 7-62 | Historic Center, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: $215 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique 3.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Bantu Hotel And Lifestyle
Bantu Hotel Cartagena
Bantu Hotel Lifestyle
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Cartagena
#8 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#30 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
#34 Family Hotel in Cartagena
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