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Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were upgraded to presidential suite, which has 2 en suite double rooms + spacious (albeit rather daek and over-furnished) sitting room. Private access via stairs to private terrace, which leads on to large hotel roof terrace, jacuzzi, bar and small pool. Friendly staff and very friendly toucan! Very comfortable foyer area to relax and have breakfast or a drink....

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Dear guest Many thanks for your good review! It has been a real pleasure to have you as our guest all these days. We really enjoyed his presence and his joy. We are very happy to know that your experience at Bantu Hotel and of course in Cartagena was exceptional ... We hope to see you soon! A warm hug...

Hinsdale, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are here now and enjoying this boutique hotel immensely. Staff has been very helpful and accommodating and most of all friendly. Near most everything in the walled city, delightful rooftop to cool off in the evening and enjoy a glass of wine, a swim, or a massage. Very clean, comfortable beds, good breakfast and three delightful toucans!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely beautiful hotel in the heart of the old city of Cartagena. The service is in top. The rooms are fantastic it is all in old colonial style. It's close to a lovely little square with a lot of bars and restaurants. It has a cute small little pool on the top. It's not a normal 5 star hotel...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is cozy, breakfast is OK. Rooms are small but clean and look good. Don't like the location. Prefer near Santa Tereza square, because there are more stores and restaurants options. Would recommend for a short period. Location has noise of the street.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best. Friendly staff, gorgeous lobby, immaculate rooms, hearty breakfast, toucans (!!!), spacious rooftop…I could go on. I love love love the Bantu Hotel and can’t recommend it enough. One of the best hotels I've ever stayed at - wow.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are on a budget but still want a nice hotel, this is the place for you. Situated in a nice street. the hotel is beautiful and pleasant. The service is great. Plus, you get to see beautiful birds hanging out while you read a book in one of the living rooms.

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

You can immediately tell that it's a great hotel from the moment you walk in. Cool lobby (they have a toucan that's hangs out). Location is central to everything within the walled city. Staff is very friendly and super helpful with helping guests navigate the city, setting up itineraries, etc. The beds are really really comfortable. Would absolutely recommend to...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We absolutely enjoyed our stay at Bantú! The hospitality of the staff is outstanding, very friendly, helpful and happy which really adds to the amazing experience of coming to Cartagena. A huge thanks to the Bantú team for making our holiday in Colombia very memorable. 100 % recommended! Happy Australians, Dylan & Ana

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Dylan & Ana Thank you so much for your nice review! It has been a real pleasure to have we as our guest all these days. We really enjoy your presence. We are so glad to hear that your experience in Cartagena and of course in Colombia, was exceptional... We hope to see we soon back! A warm hug...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This hotel is well positioned to get around to some of the great restaurants and sights in the old city. The hotel itself is fantastic - the rooms are well styled and the courtyard and pool are really good spaces to chill out. Staff were all good and the breakfast, whilst a bit more expensive than a lot of places...

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Bantu Hotel from August 8th to 15th. We were 26 members of a spanish family and all of us had the same top opinion of the service, quality of rooms and location of the hotel. Assisting personnel was second to none and Managers were always ready to solve questions or problems. Breakfast was good. Swimming pool big enough...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bantu invites you to discover a charming boutique hotel in the historic center of Cartagena de Indias, colonial city of Colombia, and one of the most amazing places in the Caribbean, full of warmth and authenticity. Distinguished with the category of 5 stars, Bantu Hotel offers an inside-edge design, colonial architecture and unique services: XVIII colonial infrastructure, chill out terrace, solarium, pool area, spa, bar, restaurant ... a bespoke luxury. Meet one of the most charming hotels in Colombia for couple getaways and business travel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique

Address: Calle de la Tablada 7-62 | Historic Center, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: £124 - £283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique 3.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Bantu Hotel And Lifestyle
Bantu Hotel Cartagena
Bantu Hotel Lifestyle
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Cartagena
#8 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#30 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
#34 Family Hotel in Cartagena
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“Always plan ahead, 2 floor hotel”
 of 5 bubbles mis04nietas, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“try to stay away from central courtyard area as it seems sound does travel here”
 of 5 bubbles kevin592, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the second level for more natural light unless you need disabled-friendly rooms as there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles VAVAMIA, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor that open onto the main courtyard are very small.”
 of 5 bubbles SaraH203, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We loved our second floor room with vaulted ceilings, the room felt huge”
 of 5 bubbles theporters1, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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