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Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I went with my boyfriend and we had a great time! It's relaxing, a place to go outside de city and the routine and just enjoy. The owners are really nice, we made some good friends their. Lunch, for example, is served for everyone together, so you get the opportunity to get to know other visitors. The room was AMAZING,...

Thank anabelibm
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I came here with a friend of mine and was immediately happy for a change of pace from Cartegena. It is a piece of paradise with simple but very comfortable and thoughtful rooms. You feel like it is home rather than a hotel with beautiful little touches such as photos of the family and personal decorative pieces. I thoroughly enjoyed...

Thank Lexi R
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The "lodge entrance" is a kind of garage or warehouse full of tools and trash not acceptable at all. Then our "room" was at the bottom of a 3 floor house with a total lack of privacy where the paper "curtains" where attached with tape fall off from the glass windows. The place in general has to be urgently updated...

Thank Roberto G
Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

You will appreciate this place if you are looking for a very secluded scenery with very modest accommodations, cold showers and waters that resemble more a lake than an ocean. The owner and her son are super great folks, very friendly and welcoming. The rooms are very rustic, nothing luxurious, and in our opinion, not worth $200 a night, no...

Thank lorhicks
Rehovot, Israel
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a personalized hotel in the middle of the tropical forest with a private beach to the sea. It is very difficult to bring the comfort the hotel has to this place and keep it ecological. However, Olga Lucia, the charming owner, has managed to make a tasteful little natural paradise. The rooms are open, and all beds have...

Thank Ana Maria B
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I spent a week with my gf in Cartagena and I wanted to take her somewhere special so I chose to come here for two nights in Feb 2016 including Valentines day. It is a beautiful little place including two or three houses right on the water on Isla Baru about an hour outside of Cartagena. There are two or...

Thank Charlie C
new york
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was one of the best trips we ever had. Living in New York, we wanted to get away from hectic, busy life style. So we were looking for a quiet and cozy place , not crowded. Olga's place was just that. The ambiance of the place, the atmosphere is something out of this world. We stayed in the big...

1Thank Galia C
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

If I have to say only one thing is that I want to go back... I stayed there three days but I wanted to stay more. The nature of the surroundings, the architecture of the house which lets you be in contact with the environment. A beautiful room with a view to the trees and the skyline. A lovely outdoor...

1Thank Barbara_Montag
Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There are many reasons to stay at Playa Manglares, but foremost among them is Olga, the owner, who creates a warm and highly personal experience. She seems genuinely motivated to serve people, not out of duty but out of appreciation that you have made the journey to her special corner of the universe. This hotel is a retreat from the...

Thank jwinokur
Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Playa Manglares is like a home away from home in paradise! Olga is an amazing host, and we were very happy to get to know her. We stayed in the third floor room and it was beautiful, huge, open, clean and airy :) The hammocks and the open air shower just complete the tropical feel of it. Olga can arrange...

1Thank baharerar

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a calm and exclusive hide away, easily accessible from Cartagena de Indias, for a family stay, a honeymoon, or simply a reading break, then Playa Manglares is the place for you. Playa Manglares is a perfect hide away, 60 minutes by car from Cartagena. The hotel is reserved and exclusive, with only three rooms, each with original rustic, yet careful decorations and a tropical home-like atmosphere. With capacity for up to 10 guests in all, we garantee a personalized service to ensure a confortable, pleasant and well informed stay at Isla Baru. The hotel has exclusive amenities and services such as a private beach with hammocks under the mangroves, low fare personalized tours of the Rosario Islands, and other activities we'll be glad to arrange for you. It's also a place to relish on the tipical dishes prepared by our marvelous cook. Looking forward to hosting you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Manglares Isla Baru

Address: Km12, Via Playa Blanca, Isla Baru 130017, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Isla Baru
Price Range: ₹ 12,305 - ₹ 13,091 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Never the room on the ground!”
 of 5 bubbles Robguz000, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The place is very intimate, so more for quiet retreats”
 of 5 bubbles GaliaC_12, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Second and third floor rooms are better”
 of 5 bubbles Barbara_Montag, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The top floor room, featured in the photo, is beautiful. Two new rooms are separated from the main eating area, so they are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles jwinokur, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had the ground floor room and liked it very much.”
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 of 5 bubbles nyclocals, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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