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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
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“great location”(7 reviews)
“double room”(3 reviews)
“old town”(5 reviews)
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Hotel Marlin is a nice two story hostal across the street from Cafe Havana. The staff is friendly, but they do not speak a lot of English. Google translate is a must for anyone not fluent in Spanish. Cartagena is a bit of an anomaly...More

Thank Russell H
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great little hotel. It is very clean, well-managed, and with a friendly staff. It is in a great location. The only disappointment was that the Wi-Fi was only available in the lobby. As I was there for several days it would've been...More

Thank gwilliamsontx
Reviewed 10 June 2016

It's a very simple hotel with great prices. I got a twin room with air conditioning and private bathroom with a almost hostel price. You can walk to San Felipe de Barajas castle or the walled city easily and there's a lot of restaurants and...More

Thank Felipe S
Response from Marüü W, Director Comercial at Hotel MarlinResponded 13 June 2016
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Buen día Muy valioso el aporte para nuestra Organización. Gracias. Saludos, CLAUDIA YEPEZ

Reviewed 24 May 2016

The Hotel is not so fancy but really confortable. I got my private double room as per reservation and my 3 days stay there were really good without any complaint. The location is good as is close to the city center and to the nightlife...More

Thank crisier
Response from Marüü W, Director Comercial at Hotel MarlinResponded 26 May 2016

We appreciate your comment that build important business growth and a staff that strives to continue to give the best.

Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights over NYE. Things got off to a bad start as I arrived and was told the hotel didn't have my reservation. I showed booking confirmations, emails, vouchers etc and was told they didn't have it. I don't speak Spanish so it...More

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Multilingual Staff
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US$ 13 - US$ 62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 13 - US$ 62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"some have AC, some have fans only."
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"Make sure you get a room with air-conditioning"
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"one of those nights were really noisy! but thats all about backpacking!!! right???"
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"Wifi is only accessible on the first floor"
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