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Hotel Caribe

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

After spending a week in the jungle we were looking forward to a luxurious stay at the Hotel Caribe. But: The Checkin-In: - The reservation was not to be found, our proof of reservation was not accepted. - Overall the checkin took 1hour, the staff was unfriendly. There was no welcome beverage, despite them advertising it. - Finally the gave...

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Wallingford, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I absolutely loved this hotel. Everyone was very friendly. It's not all inclusive but it's very affordable. I also enjoyed the animals that walk around. I had no complaints. The food was delicious, the rooms were clean. I stayed at this hotel for a wedding and was able to get my hair and make up done for a very affordable...

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Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Old property but a lot of updated renovations, great food and excellent service from everyone, we will go back at anytime. We choose the plan with only breakfast included and by far was the best decision, very generous in their portions and is basically all you can eat breakfast. The rooms are very clean and updated.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've stayed at the Hotel Caribe a few years back and enjoyed it but I went back a few weeks ago as a one night stay both pre and after our honeymoon and was very disappointing . The hotel felt and looked old and rundown both inside and out and the staff very pretentious - the doorman asked is to...

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the last weekend of march where there were not a lot of people. We had a couple of problems the first day (control remote didnt work, not enough towels for two, room furniture dated, elevator didnt work, and the worst, no water the second day). We talked to the front desk and they moved us to a better...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stay here after reading the reviews on the animals. Unfortunately did not get to see the sloth, but all other animals were apparent and quite curious. The staff knew where they were and helped you interact with them, as well as with any other request you had. They helped us arrange a trip to an island outside...

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

Dear Laura P, Greetings from the Caribe Hotel, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you have a pleasant stay in our Hotel. We are delighted that our team make you felt comfortable and that they were always ready to help you. We will share your review with them. We are pleased that our breakfast fulfilled your expectations....

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing! This historic but impeccably maintained hotel at the end of Bocagrande. Outside the front doors of the hotel, you're in the noisiness of the city, but walk out the back, and you feel like you're in a rainforest. Wild toucans, parrots, and deer! Bonuses: the pool is open til 9pm and is very romantic at night, great WiFi in...

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

Dear Angela B, Greetings from the Caribe Hotel, It is a pleasure to find your review. We thank you for your kind words. We are delighted with your comments, at the same time we are glad that you had an excellent stay in our property. We are thrilled that our facilities as the garden with all our animals, and also...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast there the two days we stayed in Cartagena. Wonderful food and superb service!!!! The outside courtyards are gorgeous, the design is Spanish Colonial. Pricey but I believe you get what you pay for.

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

Dear pablosalvadorg, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. It is always heartwarming to hear that our food and beverages area and service was appreciated. I am very glad that you enjoyed our property and deligthful ambiance. We renovated recently the Colonial tower, the Spa and the India Catalina's Restaurant. Looking forward to your next...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance is gorgeous and the grounds beautiful. The pool is very nice. Beach access across but not a very nice beach - sand is more like dirt. Rooms definitely need updating but for the money it was fine. My husband was ill and they had an onsite nurse so that was convenient. Service was very good. Everyone tries very...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from Cartagena and our stay at the Hotel Caribe was wonderful. The hotel is an oasis in the city - you are surrounded by lush gardens, tropical birds, small deer, sloths in the trees (you have to really look for them). Our room was a good size, clean and the beds were very comfortable....

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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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
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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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: €105 - €207 (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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