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Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel
Ranked #2 of 67 Hotels in Santa Marta
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 29 March 2014

The Casa de Leda is one of the most unique, hospitable hotels I've stayed in. I loved the unique design of the atrium and rooms, and you can't beat the fresh breakfast on the balcony. It definitely made Santa Marta a destination on the way to Parque Tayrona. We had a chance to check out the Leda's sister hotel, the Isabella, as well and I'm sure staying in either would be a fabulous experience.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2014

Thank you so much for this review. We love to hear from all guests, and its especially nice when their stay was fantastic. Our goal is to help Santa Marta realize its potential as a world class destination, and our proud to count our hotels among all the new things happening in the city. We hope to see you again soon! Remember to book direct with the hotel for great discounts and promotions.

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Reviewed 26 March 2014

From the moment you enter this hotel, the wonderful staff gives you their undivided attention and makes you feel welcome. The rooms Are absolutely gorgeous! The beds are extremely comfortable and the shower is phenomenal. Breakfast is lovely, with great choices. The hotel has a great patio to relax on and enjoy the great weather and ambience. A wonderful experience. We would definitely go back.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2014

I'm not sure you could have said anything nicer about our hotel! Thanks so much for writing this review. It is one of the main pleasures of running a hotel to hear of a happy guest. We work so that every guest leaves Casa de Leda as satisfied as you did. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 24 March 2014

11 modern decor large rooms on heritage street three blocks from Plaza de Novios. I stayed in room 10-Naranjos a large air conditioned penthouse suite with cathedral ceilings, hot tub, two tvs & ensuite bath. Small balcony with great view of the nearby cathedral. Friends stayed in room 1, a smaller but still large room with a bed & bath on the main level & a loft bed up a short flight of stairs inside the room. Ideal for two travellers sharing. Tiny dip pool next reception, welcome in 35c-100f heat. Excellent breakfast served on second floor terrace, which is also the sitting area. Recommend plantain puree with chorizo, cheese and onion called cayeye for breakfast. Friendly reception staff printed airplane boarding passes. Would stay there again.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Jacob_Schwarz, Propietario at Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2014

Thanks a lot for writing this review. We are so glad you enjoyed you stay, and are equally as glad you mentioned all that you did in your review. You covered so many great aspects of our hotel, from the details in the rooms, to the location, to the breakfast, to our high level of service. We hope to see you again! Remember to book direct with the hotel for great discounts.

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Reviewed 19 March 2014

Casa De Leda is in a perfect location of Santa Marta. Walking distance to the great restaurants/bars/beach.
The rooms in the hotel are BEAUTIFUL and spacious! Very romantic! The shower was the best shower I have ever been in. Water coming at you from every angle!
I was traveling with 2 others and they brought in an extra bed, which was actually comfortable!
The staff bent over backwards to help us with everything and anything we wanted! They were all wonderful!
Breakfast is included and was very good.
The plunge pool and steam room were very nice for relaxing!
The major plus is the communication with the hotel. I had a few questions upon booking and they IMMEDIATELY emailed me back!

Room Tip: We stayed in NAZARENO and it was great! Top floor, good views, beautiful room.
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Jacob_Schwarz, Owner at Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2014

Thank you so much for writing us up. Our goal is to provide top level service and comfort at a good price at all Kali Hotels. You highlighted many things we constantly strive to perfect, and we're so glad we made your stay great. Thanks for booking direct with us!

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Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with my family which includes a four year old. The hotel is beautifully decorated, the rooms were average size but used all the space wonderfully. Service and breakfast was exquisite. Located in old city perfect for a couple days exploring the town.

Stayed: March 2014
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Jacob_Schwarz, Owner at Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2014

Thanks a lot for reviewing us. Casa de Leda is still relatively new, and reviews like yours let us know we are doing something right. We hope to see you again soon! Remember to book directly with the hotel for great discounts and promotions.

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Reviewed 10 March 2014

Rooms are very nice with a clean modern décor. Loved the tile and showerhead in the bath. I would have given it a higher rating, but for 2 reasons. Their website promotes a complimentary pick up at the airport. When we arrived there was no driver or car there to pick us up. A nice friendly lady at the airport picking up other passengers offered to help and call the hotel for us. They sounded confused and eventually we were picked up. Thought nothing of it until we departed. Several weeks before we arrived I asked the hotel to arrange a car for 4 people to drive us from Santa Marta to Cartagena, a 4 hour drive. I was given confirmation via email and I confirmed upon arrival. When the car arrived for pickup it was so small that 4 people with luggage could barely get in....that is with the front passenger holding his carryon roller bag in his lap. We were told at the hotel that it would be a short drive to the airport where we would be transferred to a larger vehicle. Somewhere close to the airport the driver pulls over to the shoulder on the highway where another taxi is sitting. This new car was marginally larger. All 4 of us had to hold our carry on bags in our laps. The 2 roller bags and other 2 larger checked bags barely fit into the trunk. It was a long uncomfortable drive to Cartagena. Hey, but the driver was friendly.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Jacob_Schwarz, Owner at Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2014

We appreciate your stay and that you took the time to review us. I am so sorry about the inconveniences you mentioned with your transport. I have looked into both instances to figure out what happened and to avoid anything similar in the future. In terms of the original airport pickup, it seems there was a last minute change in your flight plan. We regret you had to wait after landing, and we rushed to the airport as fast as possible for your pick up. Also, I understand that you were cramped as 4 people in a sedan taxi with all of your luggage on the way to Cartagena. In line with our policies, I believe we offered a larger, slightly more expensive van for your group, which was declined. Please understand we do not operate or receive profits from the transport services we arrange, we simply want to make sure our guests arrive and leave with ease. If you are ever back in the area, we would welcome the opportunity to make your stay truly special.

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Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

This hotel blew us away when we stepped, being I'm the one that booked it I knew a little of what to expect but my guests and I were wowed by the whole experience. We arrived very early and they accommodated to us and started on out room early so we could get in.
The staff is great and very helpful finding things for you to do, the maps they have are a great help. Our room was amazing, we had a room with 3 beds and a loft accompanied with a swing that my girlfriend loved. The TV filled with movies was another big plus, we found ourselves watching 3 of them throughout our 3 night stay.
The included breakfast is great as well and the dining on the terrace is perfect for waking you up in the morning. We chatted with one of the owners for a bit and he gave us a great tip for our visit to Parque Tayrona, skip all the beaches on the hike out and stop at Cabo San Juan first, then the others on the way bak if you want.
All in all a great experience and place to stay. Can't wait to try out their other hotels.

Stayed: March 2014
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Jacob_Schwarz, Owner at Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2014

Thanks for taking the time for this review. We want every guest to leave as wowed and pleasantly surprised by the Casa de Leda experience as you did. From the details in the rooms to the personal attention, our goal is to bring five star service and quality to Santa Marta for a great price. We hope you will stay with us again if you ever find yourself back on the Colombian coast!

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Additional Information about Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel

Address: Calle 18 No. 4-38 | El Centro Historico, Santa Marta, Colombia (Formerly Casa de Leda Hotel & Spa)
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 67 Hotels in Santa Marta
Price Range: £58 - £122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa de Leda - a Kali Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa de Leda is the newest addition to Kali Hotels. Its luxurious and relaxing spa complements each room's unique and grand style. First owned by a wealthy family of Santa Marta's golden age, the original house where Casa de Leda sits dates back to the late 19th century. While most of that house no longer stands, we salvaged its original fluted columns, facade, and floor tiling. In this remodeling, as with Casa de Isabella, we consistently chose classical style, maintaining the building's original integrity whenever possible. With Casa de Leda, we proudly present a full service boutique hotel and spa. Spacious rooms under vaulted ceilings give way to open bathrooms with plenty of natural light. The open terrace, flanked by cascades of green vines and equipped with a cooling mist system, overlooks the Santa Marta Cathedral. Each room includes an aromatherapy kit, and some have in-room hot tubs. Flat screen TVs in every room have media players with music stations and video libraries. We also provide free WiFi, international calling, and breakfast cooked-to-order. ... more   less 
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