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Decameron Cartagena

Carrera 1A # 10-10, Cartagena 130010 Colombia
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A city of great conquests and conquistadors wait for you in the magical Colombian Caribbean. We open the doors to a strategic hotel tower located facing the renowned ‘Bocagrande’ beaches, overlooking the Cartagena Bay and combining the modern city with the majestic colonial city. Fun and enjoyment are guaranteed in a Caribbean and Cosmopolitan corner, loaded with history that will infuse you with its everyday tropical and “Garcia-Marquezian” reality. During the day you may visit the historical center with its colorful architecture, its monumental walls and narrow streets. Don’t forget to make a stop at the San Felipe de Barajas Castle, a huge building that has witnessed the heroic Colombian battles. Additionally, an intense night awaits with many emotions with music, shows and an exquisite gastronomical offer that you may enjoy at our hotel or booking a romantic evening at our Café de la Plaza de San Pedro restaurant, located in the best area of the walled city.
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Free Internet
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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My family stayed here Aug 2018, in 3 rooms. You could tell my room hadnt been cleaned at all, the sink and shower had hairs on it and the rooms was extremely dusty and humid. (i will say as soon as i complained the head of housekeeping went up and took care of the cleaning). the
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Response from Sightseer827470, Gerente at Decameron Cartagena
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear gursts, thank you for your comments, which wewill take into account for the contincios improvenet of aor quality o standards. we feer that your stay has notbeen the best anowe hode to have you again in your house.
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There are so many bad things about this place that I don’t even know where to start. Bad, bad service, dirty hotel, awful food...
They yell at you to get your snacks and most of the staff treat you as if they were doing you a favor.
This is not an expensive hotel but it isn’t wor
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Response from Sightseer827470, Gerente at Decameron Cartagena
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear guests, thank you for your conments, we regret that your feeling of the benedictine cost has not been the best. we always try to offer the best service to whoever visits us we hope to have you back to your hause.
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This hotel is the worst hotel in Cartagena. Stay away. The rooms are moldy and the beds are super uncomfortable. I don’t know how other reviewers can qualify this place with so many stars. Do not count with the old city restaurant because is impossible to get a reservation. And t
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Friendly helpful staff. Real value for money! Amazing. Beautiful views.
Loved three of the restaurants but not crazy about the seafood one. Hugo is the most amazing waiter and rotates among restaurants but really everyone is good and very ok helpful.
The reservation system works
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This was our first time in Colombia, and had wanted to visit Cartagena, Colombia for the last five years but always ended up going to Cuba. After 34 visits to Cuba we finally decided at the last minute to go away March break instead of Easter to Colombia. I decided to pick a hote
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The Standard Twin Room at the Decameron Cartagena
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if the room have safe box ?
Hola!!! Yes it does. There is a $6.000 COP charge per night. Hugs.
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Is the hotel right in the walled city? If not, is the walled city easy/safe to get to?
It is very near from the old city like a 10-15 minute walk, or 4-5 minutes on a cab, and very safe to walk in te area. hugs
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Can I Chang Canadian dollars at this hotel?
Yes but the rate isn’t good at all
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Hello, how are you? Can you tell me what there is to do in the city of Cartagena? Any tours? How much does the hotel charge for Baru trip? What times are offered to go there and come back? Nicole
There are tours but the best way is take a taxi and just walk around the history is fabulous. To go to the Popa hire a taxi her will wait for you it is a must see.The fort I have not been in for me it is too hot but impressive to see from the outside Cartagena is safe to just walk around in the old city. Do your research on Emeralds so you know what to buy they ate good prices lot cheaper than here.The tour to Baru I have not been I understand that the boat ride going over is calm but on the return is a little rough.Youcsn take a tour to the mud volcano that is neet in the mud.lots of good restaurants wine is quite expensive but the steaks are great at Polo Dearborn or Dandies lots of new places opening just go and explore you will go back as I have you can walk down Backahernde at nightlight no problem just go have fun your not stuck on a resort. Hope this is help it is my favorite place people are great.
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Is the wi-fi in the rooms or just the common areas?
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"Make sure you inspect your room before you unpack, and be sure that you complain if your room is dirty"
"Ask for a junior suite to have a fridge. Go for the west wing to be away from the entertainment area. Lots of lights and music at night."
"The rooms facing the beach have a fantastic view of the city."
"above floor 12"
"The higher the better to avoid the loud street noise"
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PRICE RANGE
US$165 - US$357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
ColombiaBolivar DepartmentCartagena DistrictCartagena
NUMBER OF ROOMS
282
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