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Washington DC
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Location is perfect, can't be any better, right near San Diego Plaza and just a short walk to everything in the walled city. Staff is able to help with the basics but its probably better to research a little before going there. Breakfast is included in the suite and was a perfect way to start our day. Room was very...

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Reviewed 26 December 2013

Nice place, quiet, no party, good situated in the center next to a park, you can sit on the balcony and watch the scenary, personal is friendly, everything clean. Price is fair, breakfast is included and well served.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Well, I've booked me a place at the 8-bed dorm for 30,000 COP, which was quite cheap. And for what I"ve paid it was decent, but far from being great. Location is superb, inside the walled city, but staff seemed quite lost sometimes when I asked for a few tips about Cartagena. The dorm was decent, but it was so...

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Taganga, Colombia
Reviewed 22 November 2013

If you want a huge dorm room with mainly non-bunk beds, with balconies that open out onto one of the beautiful plazas in Cartagena one side and to an ancient cathedral the other then stay here. They also have plush private rooms and breakfast is included. The people running it are very sweet and it's not over run with sweaty...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Based on the reviews, we stayed in this hotel in Cartagena. However, we were a bit disappointed. The room is OK, the service it OK, but not more than that. The location is very good though, and there is a very good Italian restaurant close by which served good pizzas.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2013

I loved the Blue House and actually moved there from El Viajero Hostel Cartagena, a block away, after figuring out that too many party nights, traffic, noise everyday along with bad smells was not going to cut it for me. El Viajero were happy to provide a recommendation for Blue house down the block. This was probably the best decision...

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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 10 August 2013

I had a blast! best place in town. Met lots of great people the owners were great and helped me organize all my travels around Cartagena, The first thing I noticed was The Blue house was very clean and organized for a older building. Mosquitoes and noise in Colombia especially Cartagena? that would be crazy to say they dont exist...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

If you want to be woken by a church service at 6 a.m. and at night by people drinking at the hotel that don't actually stay there this is the one for you. Breakfast was delicious but we had to go to the kitchen to request it. Room was lovely. Reception area boiling and alive with mosquitoes. They probably come...

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Cartagena, Colombia
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Great hostel!! the rooms are very nice and clean with lots of sunlight. The building is located on a corner near to San Diego plaza, downtown (centro), safe and cool area. Restaurants and cafes, any kind of food, friendly people. The staff is the best part of the deal, they are very helpful with everything that you can need. I...

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Broome, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2013

The Blue House Hostel is pretty much right in the middle of The Old City within the walls, it is located just near San Diego Plaza, close to heaps of restaurants and cafe's. The Vaults (The Markets) are a 5 minute walk away, great way to spend a couple of hours wondering through the market stalls seeing what they have...

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Address: Plaza Ernandez, Cartagena 130004, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: €68 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Try to get the room with the huge balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles NoonC, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go with the suite.”
 of 5 bubbles WallaceRicardo, 3 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Take a private, the dorm is a bit weird.”
 of 5 bubbles davep709, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the double suit with balcony, was a good choice! All rooms are second flour.”
 of 5 bubbles 971antone, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Take the big dorm room with balconies opening out onto the main square”
 of 5 bubbles Elemento_Outdoor, 22 Nov 2013 | Read review
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