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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

It was a good hotel with good location. Close to old town and close to restaurants. Even if it you could hear everything that happened outside the rooms it got quit pretty early like 11-12. Nice beds and long days walking put us to sleep anyhow😃

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Can't say was the best hostel of my life but for the prices they charge you in Cartagena it has been a good option in the heart of the city. I preferred to pay directly by cash and probably it has been a good choice if you know what I mean...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Hotel or Hostel Marlin is perfect located in el calle de media luna. Our room didn't had a window. Bed and bathroom was ok, but through the three nights we stayed in a 4bed dorm, nobody cleaned anything neither emptied any trash can. The stuff was nice. Average place to stay. Perfectly located to have party at night and go...

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hotelmarlincartagena, administradora at Hotel Marlin, responded to this review
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Estimada Sara, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del hotel, primero que todo quiero agradecerle por el tiempo que...

Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

The staff wrestled my fully loaded r1200 GS through the smaller of the two front doors and parked the beast in the front lobby amongst the tables and chairs. I left the bike inside for the duration of my stay in Cartagena. I would have stayed at the hostel next door but they were full. I was pleasantly surprised by...

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hotelmarlincartagena, administradora at Hotel Marlin, responded to this review
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Estimado Brian, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya Administradora del hotel, primero que todo quisiera agradecerle el tiempo que se...

Jaguariuna, SP
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Senor Jose!!! Muchas gracias por su atencion... if you need a good price place to stay: Marlin is for you! I appreciate I met Jose...he was very nice and make the diference to choose the hotel! Good price for a decent room! kicthen facilities little bit poor! but for us it didtn matter we were leaving!!! I recomende this hotel!...

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hotelmarlincartagena, administradora at Hotel Marlin, responded to this review
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estimado marcelo, mi nombre es lorcy florez anaya administradora del hotel marlin , quisiera primero que todo agradecerle por quedarse...

Reviewed 10 May 2014

This hotel is a really good option for Cartagena, as the location is ideal: just off from the old city and close to the best clubs in town, service is also good and it's confortable. I had a great stay there.

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hotelmarlincartagena, Director General at Hotel Marlin, responded to this review
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estimado natpere, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del HOTEL MARLIN, quisiera primero que todo agradecerle por quedarse con...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

This hotel is the dirtiest place I've ever stayed in. Sheets had blood stains and hair on them. Ensuite hadn't been cleaned either and there was a smell of piss! Stayed for three nights and room wasn't cleaned once, even after request. The only thing going for it is location.

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hotelmarlincartagena, administradora at Hotel Marlin, responded to this review
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le ofrezco mis mas sinceras disculparas a nuestro /a cliente si en algún momento se sintió desatendido por nuestro equipo...

Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

The price was really not in line w how not great this place was. We were charged extra for having more people in the rooms. But one of the rooms had a serious invasion of flying ants. The guy at the desk gave us ant spray... I guess the solved the ant problem but then my friends had to breath...

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hotelmarlincartagena, Director General at Hotel Marlin, responded to this review
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Estimado Huésped, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del HOTEL MARLIN primero que todo quiero agradecerle por quedarse con...

Dublin
Reviewed 8 October 2013 via mobile

We booked this hostel blind on the basis of lonely planet recommendations and also the fact that it was the only place with availability for our group of 11( there is a reason why it had availability at this time. This would be my last choice for accommodation if I was in Getsemini again. The rooms are tiny and the...

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hotelmarlincartagena, Director General at Hotel Marlin, responded to this review
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Estimado Huésped, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del HOTEL MARLIN primero que todo quiero agradecerle por quedarse con...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2013

An average hostel compared to many we've stayed in. We arrived after a long journey from La Paz & were looking forward to the "Deluxe" room we had splurged a bit for, only to find this was a tiny room with a horrible noisy ceiling fan, no door to the bathroom, and a window that opened into the hallway. We...

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hotelmarlincartagena, Director General at Hotel Marlin, responded to this review
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Estimado Huésped, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del HOTEL MARLIN primero que todo quiero agradecerle por quedarse con...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Marlin is a colonial style hotel; with comfortable rooms have air conditioning, cable TV and Wi-Fi. It is located in the walled historic center of Cartagena, the hotel's excellent location allows our guests to visit only three blocks, the most attractive places in Cartagena, as the clock tower, Castillo San Felipe Castle Historical Center, convention center, the Zona Rosa, and five minutes from the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Marlin

Address: Calle De La Media Luna 10-35, Cartagena, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
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Price Range: £13 - £30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Marlin 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Make sure you get a room with air-conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles russellh721, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“one of those nights were really noisy! but thats all about backpacking!!! right???”
 of 5 bubbles Chilly_Al, 26 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Wifi is only accessible on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles zayatss, 16 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Room 108 is a double bed private with ensuite and A/C with nice high ceilings and a good bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles HectorR293, 22 Sep 2012 | Read review
“ask for a room with window”
 of 5 bubbles lityfog, 18 Sep 2012 | Read review
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