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Hotel Casa Baluarte

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought that the hotel was really nice as it had a colonial architecture style. However, it turned out to offer real bad amenities and service: 1. It has no warm water - the receptionist said that it says it on the description on booking that there is no warm water. It does not say it explicitly. 2. the room...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Price quality wise and location I would rate this hotel as good. Simple room, but the tiniest room we've ever spend the night in. It's around 6m2 so really small and it's difficult to store your luggage somewhere else besides opening your suitcase on the bed. Breakfast very simple and plain and you can sit on the roof terrace and...

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Cali, Colombia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable, clean, and quiet rooms but small. Breakfast was included and typical Colombian fare. Good location if you want to stay close to but outside of the walled city. Lots of bars and restaurants nearby.

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monterrey
Reviewed 13 December 2016

My visit to Cartagena were very grateful in part because of this hostal, the room service was very kindly, the rooms were very clean and the breakfast service was so delicius. I recomend this hostal for anyone who want to have a very pleasant vacations

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This hotel is $60s USD range and well worth it. Upon returning, this is one hotel that may have ended my search. Clean, newer, updated. Space is not so tight. It was a worthwhile step up from the cheaper ones. I have been to several other hotels in the Cartagena area, including old town, where this one is. The ones...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

The location is great if you're young and want to party. Media Luna is across the street, which is a popular drinking hole on Wednesday nights. Havana is also steps away (and also a top rated place to go out). I liked Baluarte because it was just close and far enough from the ruckus. Saint Roque (Indonesian food) is super...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We stayed here for two nights during our brief trip to Cartagena. This is a quaint hotel, that is right outside of the old city. We actually liked this, as it felt like a more 'authentic' area and still provided us with easy walking access to the old city. The hotel itself is adorable! The open courtyard in the middle...

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Victoria, British Columbia
Reviewed 16 May 2016

They didn't clean the rooms everyday also but it was the bad Internet that I had I wouldn't return until that's been fixed. It it was average Internet....I'd return even though it's a bit pricey for the area. Oh and if you are single you can't have guests come up to your suite. So I wasn't able to bring people...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The staff is friendly and useful. The interior of the house is amazing. The private rooms have air-conditioning. The breakfast is boring. The same every day: 2 eggs, some fruits, a cup of hot drink and a glass of cold drink. The kitchen stuff is not so much friendly and they looked offended when i did not understand Spanish. The...

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Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 14 May 2016

everything was clean, the room was great, big shower (although no hot water, but its ok with the heat in Colombia!) the staff was VERY helpful, they helped us arrange a taxi to Playa Blanca. Also very patient with our poor spanish! I recommend this hotel, very well located and the rooftop breakfast is also a wonderful addition!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hotel Casa Baluarte

Address: Calle de La Media Luna 10 - 81 | Getsemani, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: £26 - £89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Casa Baluarte 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Hostal Baluarte Hotel Cartagena
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“Try to be on the 1st floor, it is nicer. Although wifi is more available downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles Peter_Tulip, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Go upstairs - the rooms appear a little larger”
 of 5 bubbles NatashaH749, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the remodeled rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Greensensation, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try to get your room in the back part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles arliane, 13 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Stay on the top floors if you absolutely must!”
 of 5 bubbles AnanyaR_13, 11 Apr 2013 | Read review
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