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Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is well positioned to get around to some of the great restaurants and sights in the old city. The hotel itself is fantastic - the rooms are well styled and the courtyard and pool are really good spaces to chill out. Staff were all good and the breakfast, whilst a bit more expensive than a lot of places...

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madrid
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We visited Bantu Hotel from August 8th to 15th. We were 26 members of a spanish family and all of us had the same top opinion of the service, quality of rooms and location of the hotel. Assisting personnel was second to none and Managers were always ready to solve questions or problems. Breakfast was good. Swimming pool big enough...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been on a round trip in Colombia and this was definitively the most stylish hotel, but you need some time to enjoy it. We have been working so I would choose another hotel next time. Had no time for spa or similar stuff. Rooms are big and very nice, but also pricy. Personal takes its time as if...

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

Dear Guest. Bantú hotel is a nice place to stay and to enjoy not only vacations, the service is also designed for people that come here on corporative or business trips. We're glad to know that we have been part of your best experiences in the city. Best Regards, Arleth Avilez.

Florida
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It was an amazing vacation we were there for my sister in laws wedding and had the privilege of staying at Hotel Bantu where the people were amazing! From the moment you walk in the service was incredible they make sure you are well taken care of and make you want to come back! Everything was clean and well maintained....

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

Der Guest. Bantú hotel makes you feel comfortable during your staying at cartagena. We're glad to be part of your best experiences here. Thanks for your kind coments. Yours Faithfully, Arleth Avilez.

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I have got to say this is absolutely one of the best stays I have ever had! Everything was so prefect. Easy check in, reliable and trustworthy staff, and just exceptional service! This hotel is a cute boutique style hotel in the walled city. The room I had was very big with its unique rustic outdoor shower concept. Showering felt...

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

Dear Guest. Thanks for your kind comments, bantú hotel is one of the bests destinations to make you feel comfortable in cartagena, we hope to have you here again to have the pleasure of attend you. Best Regards, Arleth Avilez.

Pembroke Pines, Florida
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

By far the best hotel boutique in Cartagena. This extraordinary hotel service is the best. The beds are comfortable and ready for you to relax after an adventurous day out in the city. This hotel offers typical Colombian menu, freshly made daily. I absolutely loved my stay and look forward to staying here again.

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

Dear Guest. In bantú hotel we work to make our guest feel comfortable. We are really glad to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us and we are hoping to see you again to have the pleasure of attend you. Yours faithfully, Arleth Avilez.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This beauty of a hotel very cozy and makes you feel like you are living in the 15th century, it sits within walking distance of many shops and restaurants, taxis are available at a moments notice, carriages are also available personnel are very helpful all the time and most of all very courteous.

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

Dear Guest. Thanks for your kind comments. In bantú hotel we work to make our guest live the experience as if they were living in the colony time. Best Regards, Arleth Avilez.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Were booked into a de luxe room for 3 nights. The first night we were allocated a room upstairs on the first floor that was anything but de luxe; small double bed and no room to put one case and two onboard airline roller bags so had to re arrange the furniture to be able to access our clothes. Next...

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

Dear Mr. James. Greetings, On behalf of the entire team of bantú hotel, i extend a thousand apologies for the inconvenience presented during the first night in the hotel, forthermore, i want to thank you for all your kind comments, and i'm really gratefull you have enjoyed your staying at the city. Best Regards, Arleth Avilez.

buenos aires
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Noisy, most rooms are positioned around courtyard, so you will hear everyone coming g o. And out. Amall rooms, terrible food, except for breakfast. Poolside is slippery, almost fell. Slow staff, always have to ask for things three times. They apologized but not worth the price I paid. Many Better choices

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stayed here as part of our Colombian holiday. Hotel is right in the middle of Old Town and is perfect for getting to all the small eateries dotted around the squares. The nearest is less than 50 yards away. Our room was very good with very nice separate bathroom/shower. The local residents - 3 Toucans - are very appealing but...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: €124 - €294 (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:
#7 Spa Hotel in Cartagena
#8 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#30 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
#34 Family Hotel in Cartagena
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“Always plan ahead, 2 floor hotel”
 of 5 bubbles mis04nietas, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“try to stay away from central courtyard area as it seems sound does travel here”
 of 5 bubbles kevin592, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the second level for more natural light unless you need disabled-friendly rooms as there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles VAVAMIA, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor that open onto the main courtyard are very small.”
 of 5 bubbles SaraH203, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We loved our second floor room with vaulted ceilings, the room felt huge”
 of 5 bubbles theporters1, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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