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Hostal Casa Mara

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located in a nice location in between the old city and the san felipe castle. Many restaurants and bars nearby. The swimming pool is nice to cool off. Building itself has a colonial atmosphere. Breakfast is not included, but can be bought separately or better visit a bar/restaurant nearby. Wifi quality is poor in the rooms, and...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We moved to Casa Mara after spending a nice few nights at one of their other properties, Hotel Villa Colonial. The other hotel was also nice, but we had a really horrible experience there one night due to some very loud neighbors and decided to change locations the next day. If I had known how lovely Casa Mara was, I...

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The hotel is great when you arrive in the main access, but the moment you arrive to room at least ours, start to feel like you are in a room for children, when no space and the same sheets like when I was 5. Shame... Otherwize the place this the swimming pool is cute, and you can get some sun...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I picked this hotel from pictures because I loved the blue and white, and it was as pretty in person as in the pictures. The reception was very kind and helpful. My room was nice enough, but if they would turn the bed 90 degrees to the side instead of in the center of the room, there would be more...

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay here, even extended one more night. Our room was no. 11. Very clean and spacious, nice shower, bed was comfortable. Good location. Staff were helpful and friendly and it feels like a very safe place to stay as there's always someone at the desk.

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Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 19 February 2016

My brother and me got a small double bed ignoring our twin bed room reservation. We asked for a second blanket several times but they forgot it nevertheless. There was no Wifi in our room. The bed was very hard, my bones are hurting. Breakfast was okay.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Noticed how the rest of the reviews were old so figured I should give an update. Went here with a friend and we stayed in two rooms at the Casa Mara. Originally, we had booked at the Villa Colonial, but when we got there, they told us we actually booked at the Casa Mara. Wish they would figure out a...

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Camden, Maine
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Don't stay here! I booked a room here but when I arrived it was in shambles and uninhabitable. Good thing there was a boy there who told me that I could stay at their other hotel Casa Villa Colonial, down the street. I'm giving them one star because that is just not acceptable - feels like a scam. Casa Villa...

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Midwest
Reviewed 1 April 2015

I wanted to extend our stay at another hotel but they had no availablity. After a referral and a check of a dated Lonely Planet review, I stopped by Casa Mara on Friday and booked a room for Saturday night. PROS: 1) Secure. The watchful staff keeps the front gate locked at all times. 2) Small pool in central courtyard....good...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2015

It's a pity the last reviewer was let down by his booking not being honoured. I had no such problems and found the Casa Mara to be elegant and comfortable, the whitewashed courtyard having a soothing effect in the heat of Cartagena. My room was spacious and quiet and the management were courteous. No breakfast but an unlimited supply of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Each of the 10 rooms in this hotel have all the comforts to make you feel at home. Some of the features you'll enjoy are internet access , cable TV, shower. The hotel boasts Wi - Fi in public areas , laundry service / dry cleaning, room service. Guests seeking exercise or leisure will be pleased to find garden at the hotel. Well located , a dedicated staff and quality services make this hotel a favorite among viajeros.Los guests can enjoy peace and tranquility in the pool Casa Mara offers all its guests. Guests can also relax in the hot tub and admire the charm of this beautiful home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Casa Mara

Address: Calle del Espiritu Santo #29-139 | Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: €48 - €95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostal Casa Mara 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“I always like upstairs, but if you're on the ground floor you can run out of your room and jump into the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles tompink3, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid front rooms on weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles HawkeyePilgrim, 31 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Go for first or second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Reb8, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
“don't trust your online booking”
 of 5 bubbles dons514, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Back from the road seemed a good bet but, there was a basket ball court just behind the hotel, so noise in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles stepheng351, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
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