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Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta by Sercotel

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Colombia
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The positive aspects: - great location right on the beach - good breakfast can be taken on the deck right over the beach - quiet - friendly staff The negative aspects: - rooms are not super comfortable - the pool is small - the quality/price (a bit pricey for in my opinion)

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Bogota, Colombia
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The hotel is at the end of an unpaved road along with a few other small hotels. It is on the beach with onsite restaurant 2 small wading pools, covered deck overlooking the beach. There is some parking outside the hotel. Local come on buses during holidays and crowd the beach but other days are pleasant. You can rent covers... More 

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Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

After checking in prior to 1500 hrs we went to the room. The AC unit was a in the room model. I turned it on. Went to the bathroom and noticed the venetian style windows were open and broken. Informed the desk. 8 hours later upon our return from Santa Marten found the windows still open and not fixed. AC... More 

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2 Thank DLRife
Sociedad Hotele... T, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta by Sercotel, responded to this review

Mr. Yours sincerely on behalf of the Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta. For us it is very important to have the views of the guests, as this allows us to improve every day looking for providing excellent service. Therefore we appreciate the time you decided to share their experience. They regret the inconvenience , which tells us , were presented... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

dont waste your money and time rooms filty , air conditioner will not cool dawn the room breakfast is nasty ,birds are eating from the plates at the same time that they are serving bed was very unconfortable bathroom is very filty full of signs telling you how much water you should be using limited towels and soap one night... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Hotel staff: They're just adorable. Rooms are confortable and quiet, ideal when you're looking for tranquility. Pool is small but I think you don't need at all a pool when the caribbean sea is right next to you. Food is delicious, highly recommended, especially "patacones con hogao". Hotel is close to the airport and close to El Rodadero, but at... More 

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1 Thank DanteStraivosky
Sociedad Hotele... T, Community Manager at Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta by Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thanks for writing such a kind comment on tripadvisor´s page. You wrote about how comfortable and quiet our rooms are. We are glad that you have enjoyed tasting our "patacones con Hogao". You make us feel so proud because of the great job we are doing. It is a pleasure for us to serve you. We hope to... More 

Bogota, Colombia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We just wanted to see the city and then relax. We arrived on a Saturday morning. It's close to the airport so the cab ride was 19000 pesos (or roughly 10 dollars) but you can take a bus at the airport if you don't have a lot of luggage and it's 1400 pesos per person (some 75 cents) just tell... More 

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Modesto, CA
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2014

A large group of Americans and Canadians stayed here for two weeks while we worked in a nearby town. Secure internet, good food and great access to the beach. It's a taxi ride to the larger town of Santa Marta or Crepes and Waffles.

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MariamFLT, Community Manager at Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta by Sercotel, responded to this review

"Dear CA_taveleer: Receive a cordial greeting in the name of Tequendama Inn Santa Marta and in my own name. Let me thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is really nice for us to read such good comments about our Hotel. The opinion of all our guests is very important for us. We look forward to... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

I came here with my wife and kid looking for a relaxed and peaceful vacation, I had some doubts when making the reservations but once we came everything started to change. The service is great, very kind people always trying to help you in the best possible mood, the rooms are clean and since the hotel is small you won't... More 

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Thank Borrato
MariamFLT, Community Manager at Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta by Sercotel, responded to this review

"Dear Borrato: Receive a cordial greeting in the name of Tequendama Inn Santa Marta and in my own name. Let me thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is really nice for us to read such good comments about our Hotel. The opinion of all our guests is very important for us. We look forward to... More 

Barranquilla, Colombia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2013

This was the only hotel available by the time my husband and I were going. So even thought was not a 5 stars hotel, we went for it. The first room they gave us had the toilet broken, so they had to move us to another one. The rooms are really small, really small beds, not very clean, you can... More 

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MariamFLT, Community Manager at Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta by Sercotel, responded to this review

"Dear Mrs. Gina T: Receive a cordial greeting in the name Tequendama Inn Santa Marta and in my own name. Let me thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are very sorry you were not comfortable with your stay. Currently, we are working on those issues you are saying. We look forward to you visiting us... More 

Redondo Beach, California, United States
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72 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Very clean rooms with AC, wonderful breakfast, friendly and accommodating staff and the outdoor area is lovely and right on the beach, but for the location and for Santa Marta we felt that it was a bit overpriced. There isn't that much to do around the hotel so you are pretty much relegated to spending all your time at there.... More 

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Thank Samantha R
MariamFLT, Community Manager at Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta by Sercotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Samantha R: Receive a cordial greeting in the name of Sociedad Hotelera Tequendama Hotel and in my own name. Let me thank you for taking the time to review our property. As per your kind suggestions, we recommend you to check for the special offers we have for this month. We are featuring new special plans, since in... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the exclusive zone of “Pozos Colorados” between” the airport Simón Boliva and the historical center of Santa marta, the hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta is the ideal place to rest peacefully.In this place, the charms of the caribbean join to the magic of Sierra Nevada to create a Paradise environment with beatifull beaches and specially quiet sea. Only five minutes from the touristic zone of “El rodadero”, the place is characterized by security and cleanlinnes of its beaches.36 guest roms, estándar, superior and ocean view with capacity to 160 people in single, double or multiple accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta by Sercotel

Address: Kilometro 8, via Pozos Colorados, Santa Marta 470001, Colombia (Formerly Hotel Tequendama Inn)
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: £57 - £298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta by Sercotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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#16 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Marta
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“Higher rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles fannyamelie, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“#106 to #109 has shade in the afternoon and is in quite courtyard.”
  • Rooms #106 to #109
 of 5 bubbles BogotaJim, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Run Do Not Walk.”
 of 5 bubbles DLRife, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“find a hotel elsewhere ,very old and noisy rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 510deniss, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There are two structures. Try to stay in the tower structure, it has 5 floors and great views!”
 of 5 bubbles Juanimador, 27 Nov 2014 | Read review
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