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Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique

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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“old city”(44 reviews)
“walled city”(26 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewspresidential suiteold citywalled citywithin walking distancesmall pooltourist sitescomfortable bedsplenty of hot waterinner courtyardreception areabreakfast roomrooftop poollocation is idealthe ground floorbeautiful hotelfirst floorstaff was very friendly and helpful
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Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Perfect location in Cartagena's Old Town. Close to shopping, restaurants and sight seeing. The lobby quaintly meanders through several areas, including a swing as well as a boat. My room was small (I couldn't fully open the doors to the wardrobe closet due to space),...More

Thank Jimbenben2
Reviewed February 1, 2016

We were here in a group of 13 people and all of us loved this small historic hotel. Each room was different but all were lovely and very comfortable. The location is perfect, being inside the walls of the old city. It is in walking...More

Thank McMargie
Reviewed January 23, 2016

I have nothing bad to say about this hotel. The people were super friendly and accomodating, the service was great. The swimming pool, although small, was a wonderful respite for the heat of Cartagena. The place is super clean. Rooms are quite ample and nicely...More

Thank LauraMuthaiga
Response from Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda BoutiqueResponded January 25, 2016

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. In Bantú Hotel we take care of every single detail in order to guarantee that your stay will be as wonderful as you planned it. Soon this year, we'll have another pool in our third garden, so that...More

Reviewed January 2, 2016

Hotel Bantu is a charming 17th Century historical property located in the perfect location to walk to restaurants, shops, museums, etc., in the Old City of Cartagena. The hotel is built around a center courtyard featuring a large tree complete with swing (yes, you can...More

Thank Jerry I
Response from Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda BoutiqueResponded January 25, 2016

In Bantu Hotel we care about every detail for you to live unforgettable moments with your companions, hence why our rooms are equipped with linen 100 % cotton, pillow menu, and a team of employees dedicated to have your room meeting the standards of cleanliness...More

Reviewed December 15, 2015

I stayed here for two nights in December, 2015 and it was lovely. We were greeted with a welcome drink and taken to our rooms. My room was cozy but beautifully decorated and very comfortable. I did not quite like that the shower and toilet...More

Thank Chelsey M
Response from Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda BoutiqueResponded December 21, 2015

Good morning. Dear guest, What an in-depth review! It's refreshing to read such valuable commentary about our services. Thank you for choosing our Bantú Hotel to be your temporary home in Cartagena. Hope to see you back again very soon. Best regards, Arleth Avilez.

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$147 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#12 Spa Hotel in Cartagena
#19 Family Hotel in Cartagena
#30 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$147 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#12 Spa Hotel in Cartagena
#19 Family Hotel in Cartagena
#30 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (42)
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July 27, 2018|
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Response from Leslie M | Reviewed this property |
The Taxi stand is situated right outside the customs exit and they give you a ticket with the price. So there is no need worrying about overpricing. The fare is about 12000 COP which is about $4.50
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Danielle M
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Greg T | Reviewed this property |
Our two rooms were brighter than Thecatsmum4 described. There are windows beside many of the doors which open into the courtyard, and other rooms with windows and balconies onto the street. I don't think you want windows... More
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Pandora T
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Response from DonnaB0129 | Reviewed this property |
We booked one of these for 3 adults and it was fine.
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Room Tips
"Ask for a room with a claw foot tub! There are 5 that have them"
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"Request a room that doesn't face the street."
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"Rooms with balcony can get noisy, you will sleep better in an interior room."
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"Would only recommend if booking a suite. The "superior room" is luck of the draw"
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