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Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Kasa Isobella was a total joy with beautiful rooms and a lovely garden with a clean and cooling swimming pool. The breakfast was stunning under the trees and the Peruvian restaurant opposite very good. I would thoroughly recommend. Also lovely hot showers.

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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoyed your stay at Casa de Isabella. It is a pleasure to introduce Santa Marta and the surrounding area to all of our guests. We truly believe in the potential of Colombia and love sharing it with all who visit. That Peruvian restaurant offers many great seafood dishes, and they will actually deliver right to...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We stayed in this hotel two nights at the end of our nearly one month long travelling around Colombia. The hotel is located in the historical centre of Santa Marta. The room was big, perfectly clean with good airco, which was really necessary. The bathroom was also perfect. The hotel staff was professional and extremely kind and helpful. This was...

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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It is a great pleasure to hear feedback from our guests, be it positive or constructive, as we constantly strive to improve. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us, especially the spacious rooms and the air conditioning. Thanks for mentioning our breakfast! We designed the menu to have something for...

Reviewed 2 September 2014

Stayed here after taking the lost city trek near Tayrona national park. The hotel staff were very friendly and the manager particularly helpful. I hope like the manager says that Santa Marta is really a place on the up because Tayrona was amazing. If you are looking for some luxury before or after the national park this really is a...

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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for this review. Casa de Isabella is the perfect place to bookend a trip to the Lost City. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. We certainly see Santa Marta on its way up, with many new businesses opening by the month. Hopefully you make it back sometime to see how the city has changed....

Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Very nice place to relax and have a good time in Santa Marta. The room were great, everything clean and well set. Nice and warm pool, amazing breakfast at the terrace. The staff is very friendly and helpfull with everything you need. Location is also great.

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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy you had a good stay with us. Thanks for the great review. Our staff works hard every day to ensure all the little details are at top standards. Casa de Isabella can be a great jumping off point for excursions in the area. For next time, be sure to check out Villa Maria, our jungle retreat...

Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Great hotel, very clean, beautifully decorated, with nice amenities. great location. The staff is extremely friendly and professional. Rooms are large and their decoration makes for a enjoyable stay. Breakfast is served outside in a quiet, cute spot and gets you ready for the day. The pool is refreshing. The word on the street is that the top floor suite...

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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We do our best so every guest leaves more than satisfied by our service and luxury. You mentioned so many great things about Casa de Isabella! We hope you find yourself back on the northern coast of Colombia sometime in the future. Always remember to book direct with the hotel (via...

Essex, England
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Stayed at this hotel for three nights in August. Staff were warm and welcoming, with English spoken at reception. Our room was comfortable, well appointed, with a Private roof top plunge Pool. The bathroom was spacious with an excellent shower. The room also had a good sized TV and very efficient air conditioning. Although the hotel is in downtown, and...

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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. We work to provide a top quality hotel with world-class service and luxury at a reasonable price. It is important to us to maintain a fully bilingual reception, as it is comforting to many of our non Spanish-speaking guests to gets directions and recommendations in English. We are glad you enjoyed the location,...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 August 2014

From the minute we stepped up to the gorgeous entry gate we knew we were exactly where we were supposed to be. We absolutely loved every minute at Casa de Isabella and only wish we could have stopped time to give us more days and nights. The staff was beyond helpful, gracious, professional and kind. Our suite was stunning and...

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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for this review. We couldn't ask for kinder words. It warms our hearts to know we made your holiday so special. The suites with private terraces and rooftop plunge pools have spectacular views of the Santa Marta bay as well as the city and the mountains. Its great to hear you will be back sometime! When you...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 22 August 2014

The hotel is a charming house in the center of the "Centro Historico". It is very well located close to the beach, Marina, shopping, historic sights, and night life. The service personnel are very friendly and always ready to help. Rooms were very charming with all the modern necessities one could need, even Apple TV. Breakfast was also very relaxing...

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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for this review! It was our pleasure to have you with us and to show you around the city a bit. We appreciate your comment about the service personnel, because we know that no matter how good the location or how fancy the rooms, it is attention to detail and personal service that makes a great hotel stay. We...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 12 August 2014

I was traveling solo through Colombia and spontaneously decided to make a trip to Tayrona. Needing a place to stay, I booked a room here last minute, and I am so glad that I did. The staff was friendly and helpful, the room was clean and comfortable, and the entire decor of the hotel was exceptional. I felt right at...

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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for reviewing us! We are glad you found us last minute during your trip to Santa Marta. It is our goal for every guest to leave pleasantly surprised, and we appreciate the opportunity to have reached that goal with you. If you ever find yourself back in the area, we would love to have you here again....

Litchfield Park, Arizona
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Stayed there one night before we went into Tayrona NP. Really nice room, very comfortable, clean and had all the amenities. Apple TV to help relax which was nice as we had long trip from Cartagena. Breakfast was really good, they gave you choices which was nice. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Nice location with good restaurants nearby. Price...

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Thanks a lot for this review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, as we strive for all guests to leave pleasantly surprised by our service and quality. Santa Marta is an up and coming city with many great restaurants, bars, and activities - especially Tayrona National Park and the area beaches. We are excited to be a part...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa de Isabella pays homage to the charm and history of Santa Marta's colonial era while ushering in a future rich in culture and beauty. Founded in 1525, Santa Marta is Colombia's oldest city. Its natural port provided a refuge from long journeys on Spanish galleons, and its position on the north coast allowed explorers to use it as a base camp for trips to the interior. Casa de Isabella sits in the Centro Historico, the Old City of Santa Marta. This area, first developed after the Manzanares river receded in 1850, holds buildings that reflect traditional Mudejar architecture. The building's original owners inhabited the house for four generations and contributed significantly to the city's growth in the 19th and 20th centuries. In renovating the hotel for the modern era, we consistently chose classic style, maintaining the original integrity of the building and its surrounding neighborhood. Our guests feel the simplicity of Santa Marta's natural charm while enjoying modern comforts. From the greenery of the courtyard to the intimacy of a personal rooftop pool, Casa de Isabella fuses the tranquility of Colombian culture with top quality hotel conveniences. With lighting fast Wi-Fi, complimentary I-Pads, and Apple TV, as well as restored furniture and handmade adornments, this hotel stays anchored in tradition while looking ahead toward a bright future. We have proudly renovated the most beautiful boutique hotel in the Colombian Caribbean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel

Address: Carrera 2 N. 19-20 | Centro, Santa Marta, Colombia (Formerly Casa de Isabella Hotel Boutique)
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: $94 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa de Isabella - a Kali Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Marta
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Marta
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Marta
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“Any room you choose is OK. We stayed in the ground floor, and the rooms were great !”
Jdelapaz1, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the third floor (suite) have a private rooftop pool and a view of the whole city and the sea, well worth the money!”
Wombatrocker, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 is closest to the entrance. In this room you may hear the doorbell.”
aukjez2017, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for a suite”
OenophileUK, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms have private pools but the first floor terrace is a lovely place to relax.”
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