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Casa Verde Hotel
Ranked #13 of 67 Hotels in Santa Marta
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Casa Verde is a hotel you will remerber long after your travel to Columbia. Situated downtown, but away from the noisy streets, it has a unique view of Santa Marta's cathedral. The kindness of the staff will help you discover this unique Caribbean city.

Room Tip: Choose the Cathedral Suite, it is worth it!
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

Just got back from Colombia for a two week trip with my husband. Casa Verde was a completely wonderful. We stayed there for three nights. Casa Verde was a perfect place to stay while in Santa Marta and visiting Tayrona Park, Minca and local beaches.

From the lobby to the rooms, the detail and design of the hotel is hip and beautiful. We rented room six on the third floor. Our room was very clean, with big windows for great views and solid air conditioning, a refrigerator and stove. The staff helped us figure out our travel plans, avoiding a super tourist route, we felt that we got to travel though the area safely but have a great adventure. This was really helpful especially since neither of us are fluent in Spanish. Casa Verde and the staff it feel like we had a home base in Santa Marta.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Casa Verde H, Owner at Casa Verde Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

Hola,

It is a pleasure to find out we are doing a good Job. On behalf of Casa Verde Staff i like to thank you for your commentaries. It makes us feel good when our guest enjoy the hotel and their experience around Santa Marta is memorable.

Thank you,

Juan Davila

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Reviewed 9 September 2013

We stayed for three nights at Verde as part of one leg of our honeymoon. Santa Marta is a great base for places like Tayrona, Ciudad Perdida, and beaches, and Verde is perfectly situated in the middle of the city's growing tourist scene. Only a few blocks from the bay and many restaurants and squares, it is also a quiet and hip haven that was great to retreat to after long days of site seeing. Juan, the owner, was very helpful directing us to places of interest and coordinating transportation. Our Spanish isn't perfect, so it was very helpful to have a bilingual expert helping us plan our days. On top of this, the value could not be beat. Highly recommend!

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 July 2013

I stayed here for 4 nights while I was traveling around Colombia and found Casa Verde to be absolutely incredible! The hotel itself was gorgeous with very comfortable accommodations and a great atmosphere perfect for this tropical paradise. Additionally, the staff were extremely pleasant to be around, knowledgeable about the area and made my stay that much better. Having a pool, hammock and a nice lounge area makes this place that even more enjoyable. The area where the hotel is located is lively with several great restaurants around, fun nightlife and easy access to the beach / outdoors. I would recommend this place to anyone traveling throughout Colombia from individual thrill seekers all the way to families on a vacation getaway.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 July 2013

My girlfriend and I recently traveled through Santa Marta and our experience in Casa Verde was amazing. I've stayed at several very nice boutique hotels in Santa Marta, but none as cozy, intimate, and private as Casa Verde -- it really feels like home! Comfortable rooms, service with a smile, and the best recommendations for restaurants and local adventures! The GM, Juan, even came along with us as a tour guide snorkling in Tayrona, kayaking in the Magdalena river, and exploring one of a kind beaches in Palomino!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

This is my first ever review..... Casa Verde inspired me to finally write a review on tripadvisor after using it for years to find hotels. I rented the room with the loft. Another person on this site gave it a poor review. Maybe it is not for a family with small children, if your worried about them falling down or off the stairs, but I loved the room and our stay. I stayed with my beautiful Colombian girlfriend! It is definitely a small room in terms of American standards, but it was very efficient. The loft room was 220,000 Colombian Pesos, which is about $120 and included a great Colombian style breakfast! The loft had a small bed on the first level in front of the TV, which acted as the Sofa. I had just come from Tayhrona National park, so I dried all my clothes on the stairs which worked well! The bathroom was very cool with a stone floor and hot shower, which is hard to find in colombia... Walk up the stairs, which are a normal size and u'll find a double bed. I could stand up there no problem and I am 6ft, 2in (prob about 7.5-8ft cielings). Yes the pool is small, kinda jukuzzi sized, but what more do u need then a quick dunk in the humid santa marta climate....All and all it was a great stay and Juan, the owner, showed amazing customer service!

Room Tip: Great for young people who want to see the Colombian nightlife in Santa Marta/ old colonial style bu...
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Reviewed 4 June 2013 via mobile

Highly recommended. Our stay here was very pleasant. Although the rooms are small, they are very comfortable. The location is great and the small pool was perfect for cooling off. Our room rate came with breakfast.

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Additional Information about Casa Verde Hotel

Address: Calle 18 # 4-70, Santa Marta 470004, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 67 Hotels in Santa Marta
Price Range: £46 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Verde Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa Verde is a home away from home in historic Santa Marta, Colombia. Originally a Republican house built in the 1920′s, it has been restored and refurbished to host a six room hotel, right in the heart of Santa Marta. It is truly the home of the guests as you will always be welcomed with a smile and the team at Casa Verde provides exceptional service to meet all of your needs. The hotel is situated around a tranquil, shaded courtyard that invites guests to lounge on the hammocks or take a dip in the pool that provides an essential escape from the Santa Marta heat. The hotel houses two standard rooms, two lofted duplex rooms, a king sized suite, and a studio suite. All of the rooms are equipped with air conditioning, private bathrooms with hot water showers, and flat screen televisions. Breakfast is complimentary and served daily. Wi-Fi is also complimentary and available throughout the hotel. Casa Verde is located in the center of the historic district in Santa Marta, amongst wonderful restaurants and nightlife and just minutes away from Santa Marta’s beautiful parks, cathedrals, and the water. ... more   less 
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