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Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not good value - for this price you could stay in a nice hotel. Sounds like there is huge variation in the quality of the individual units, and the building management is really indifferent to you. We booked through Booking.com and emailed the property with several questions and they never bothered to respond. Pros: - location - right on the...

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Lincoln, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First the good: The location is across the street from the beach, the views are gorgeous and there is a lot of shopping nearby. The staff is friendly and helpful, although not everyone is bilingual. The security seems to be very good. The function room on the top floor is large, with a wrap around balcony. The view was amazing....

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Tip 1 Palmetto is the white building with red and blue stripes. There's a lot of confusion with Palmetto elliptic. Not the same building Tip 2 If you arrive to Cartagena before 3 pm have you carry on with all you need, we arrived at 10 am and we had to wait at lobby with my 4rth month baby, 2...

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I had a couple of friends staying over at Palmetto so after a night out, which is very typical in Cartagena, a couple of friends and I went back to chill for a bit. But apparently you're not allowed to check guests until business hours and there's no one in charge. It's very unorganized and there are no options provided....

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

If I had to do it over, I would take a hotel. Your stay is directly proportional to the care the owner puts into their apartment. Ours had mattresses like a hard futon. Extremely uncomfortable and we were hurting every day. Dishes were there with some silverware, but only two glasses. Furniture was cheap and air conditioner in the living...

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Mankato, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The apartment was on the beach and was extremely convenient....however, it appears the owner of the particular apartment we stayed in has no interest in keeping the place clean and updated. There were cockroaches in our apartment. We made several attempts to speak with the office about our concerns and received a poor/slow response. There was no hot water and...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Frankly we were a little disappointed. The place was a little dilapidated like my pictures shows below, which was not represented properly like on the website on Trip advisors. This place might be considered a little loud for some people, and definitely would be considered not quiet for all. We were on the 36th floor and in front of the...

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Rock Hill, New York
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

It is conveniently located near restaurants, shopping, and pretty much anything you need within walking distance. The owner of the rental was phenomenal, always willing to help, have nothing bad to say. The only reason why this was not a perfect review was due to the building management, staff was not too friendly and crazy rules. The pool also closes...

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great trip to Cartagena and palmetto was our home away from home. The apartment was nicely equipped, clean and had a great view. The pool had a great view and was private so people from the beach couldn't just pop in on you. The hotel is a reasonable distance to the old downtown area. The food in...

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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Nice location in the Bocagrande area. My stay was good. The rooms are spacious with decent views. Secure place to stay with security. You must wear wristbands to leave in & out. Shopping and eating is within walking distance. Local beach is across the street. I would stay again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Palmetto

Address: Carrera 1 8-50, Boca Grande, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: £82 - £165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palmetto 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Don't trust the photos online. I wouldn't stay here again.”
 of 5 bubbles ChinchokCanada, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Just don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles jogginggrandma, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“people made lots of noise and traffics”
 of 5 bubbles ncetravel, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Request one of the apartments on the end of the building”
 of 5 bubbles Latintravelervic, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room on a high floor with water views for fabulous sunsets”
  • View from Palmetto apartment on floor 24
 of 5 bubbles MaggieC585, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
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