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AMENITIES
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Free Wifi
Free Parking
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 12 December 2012

This hostel is a bargain, it's half the price they charge at Media Luna next door. Staff were really friendly and a great location, only 5 minutes walk to the old town. Get air con if you can, it's absolutely roasting in there without it!...More

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Response from hotelmarlincartagena, Director General at Hotel MarlinResponded 7 May 2014
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Estimado Huesped, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del HOTEL MARLIN primero que todo me gustaria agradecerle por quedarse...More

Reviewed 19 November 2012 via mobile

We stayed in a private room with air conditioning and a fan for 70,000 the first night and then 60,000 for the rest of the week...included scrambled egg breakfast. Rooms at the back of the hostel offer a quiet place to sleep. The private rooms...More

Thank Girlwithasmile
Response from hotelmarlincartagena, Director General at Hotel MarlinResponded 7 May 2014
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Estimado Huesped, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del HOTEL MARLIN primero que todo me gustaria agradecerle por quedarse...More

Reviewed 28 September 2012

We arrived after dark to hotel marlin. The service at check in was not very good. No one spoke English, and there seemed to be a lot of confusion at the front desk. Our room was very dark, the a/c stopped working after a few...More

Thank Jennazee
Response from hotelmarlincartagena, Director General at Hotel MarlinResponded 7 May 2014
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Estimado Huésped, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del HOTEL MARLIN primero que todo quiero agradecerle por quedarse con...More

Reviewed 23 September 2012

I stayed here for 2 nights (separated by 2 nights on Playa Blanca) and loved it! Me and my girlfriend took a double room with A/C and ensuite bathroom for 55,000COP (sorry, guy below!). The room number was 108 and I highly recommend you ask...More

Thank Hector R
Response from hotelmarlincartagena, Director General at Hotel MarlinResponded 7 May 2014
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Estimado Huesped, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del HOTEL MARLIN primero que todo me gustaria agradecerle por quedarse...More

Reviewed 18 September 2012

is one of the cheapest hotels with aircon in Cartagena and believe me...you will need the aircon. the room we had was not too small and has a tiny window conecting the room with the patio so zero wind...anyway there was not wind outside...we had...More

Thank lityfog
Response from hotelmarlincartagena, Director General at Hotel MarlinResponded 7 May 2014
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Estimado Huésped, mi nombre es Lorcy Florez Anaya administradora del HOTEL MARLIN primero que todo quiero agradecerle por quedarse con...More

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Description
The Marlin is a colonial style hotel; with comfortable rooms have air conditioning, cable TV and Wi-Fi. It is located in the walled historic center of Cartagena, the hotel's excellent location allows our guests to More visit only three blocks, the most attractive places in Cartagena, as the clock tower, Castillo San Felipe Castle Historical Center, convention center, the Zona Rosa, and five minutes from the beach. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel class
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$ 20 - US$ 47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Hotel class
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$ 20 - US$ 47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
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Room & Suite (14)
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"some have AC, some have fans only."
MiguelC675
30 Oct 2017
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"Make sure you get a room with air-conditioning"
russellh721
29 Jun 2016
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"one of those nights were really noisy! but thats all about backpacking!!! right???"
Chilly_Al
26 Jul 2014
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"Wifi is only accessible on the first floor"
zayatss
16 Aug 2013
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