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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Was here from may 17-20th. My husband, in laws, grandma, cousins, & my mom, a group of 13 in total. It was great. Very clean. Food was good too. Side note: One night we all went to the club, it was empty but since we were a large group we had fun either way. As a large family trip it's...

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2Thank Tati A
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Location is about 45 minutes from downtown Santa Marta and also far from Rodadero Beach. Rooms are comfortable larger than expected and clean. Rooms are maintained daily and bathrooms are always extremely clean. The hotel provides a large bottle of water every day. Rooms come without refrigerator, but you can request one if desired. The food is good with lots...

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3Thank MyriamFlynn
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

It has all that is offered in the plan. Food, drinks, pool, beach... But the quality is not great. They are more interested in having a full hotel 24/7 than on making it great. It's an average hotel in which you can be ok but if you can afford a better option I highly recommend you to choose a better...

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2Thank Juan Carlos P
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 9 November 2014

When my girlfriend and I got this "all inclusive" hotel, we discovered that it wasn't all inclusive at all. They charged us extra for the safe, a daily fee of $6.00, which I agree, is a low amount, but still felt ridiculous and inconvenient given their "All inclusive" advertisement. If we wanted internet service, that was another $6.00 for 30...

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12Thank JuanFCorrea
Cartagena District, Colombia
Reviewed 19 October 2014

First I went here because they advertised scuba diving and I heard there hotel in cartegena was beautiful. There was no diving available, I had to travel a hour away to dive.Room was not clean and was old including sheets. Gordon Ramsay should go here for a hotel nightmare. Food was horrible

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5Thank Micarr40
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Was encouraged to take this trip by a travel agent via phone. We were told Coastal Columbia commonly spoke English and were directed to a website that promised on-site snorkeling and bright blue Caribbean waters. Well, NO one spoke English and not that they SHOULD have, but we were led to believe that would be the case. Further, the majority...

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1Thank Jeanne C
Calgary
Reviewed 24 April 2014

So i stayed here for 4 nights in easter week. I get to the airport and there was a shuttle bus waiting but only for people that apperantly had a boucher to get taken to the hotel, the guy witing said that we can ride with him but we needed to pay about $8.00 which isnt much but they should...

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Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

Good food, quiet beach and many activities to do. During dinner you might have to share your table with other people. That is a little annoying since sometimes you just want to be with your partner or family. Other than that it is really nice is the shows that the hotel offers

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2Thank Maria C
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I stayed there with my husband and my little girl, and I was very happy with our room, with the food (especially breakfast), and with the general ambiance. Not all the employees were helpful, or nice, but most of them were, and they handled any of my concerns in a timely manner. In general, I was satisfied with the place,...

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3Thank Angelica G
Port Jefferson Station, New York
Reviewed 13 June 2013

I recently stayed in this place for a medical school reunion . From May 24 to May 26/2012 . I have lots of expectations because I stayed at the Decameron Baru before in Cartagena . I was dissapointed . PROs:The location is good close to the airport and the view is nice .The beach is nice and would be a...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Decameron Galeon

Address: Km 17 via a Cienaga, Santa Marta, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: $247 - $494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Decameron Galeon 3.5*
Number of rooms: 243
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Decameron Galeon Santa Marta
Decameron Santa Marta
Decameron Galeon Hotel Santa Marta
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“No need to pay for Wifi since its not available throughout, BUT please get the Safe!”
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“If you don't like your room, ask for a change. I did, and they gave me one significantly better, and I was very happy with the way the employees handled my request.”
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“Choose a room in the main building . It is new and have better view .”
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