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Hotel Caribe By Faranda Grand

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Set outside the old city on the beaches of Bocagrande, Hotel Caribe, a certified ¨National Monument¨, was built in 1941 and still maintains its original five-story, 99-room Colonial structure. The resort has since added two modern buildings making it the largest hotel in Cartagena.It has 363 rooms with ocean or hotel garden-views (16 of which are wheel-chair-friendly), 4 restaurants, 10 conference rooms, a mini-zoo, tennis courts, a semi-Olympic – sized pool as well as one for the kids. The Caribe Hotel offers a first class service with lot facilities. The Caribe Hotel with three buildings and 363 rooms is considered one of the most traditional Hotel in the city, with an area of 35,000 m2 of exotic tropical trees and gardens, 5,000 being devoted to ample beaches and 30,000 to Hotel facilities. The majestic structure of the Hotel Caribe, surrounded by palms and exotic gardens, rises from the heart of Bocagrande. The Hotel has 363 rooms with different lodging options to make your stay an unforgettable experience, additional offers the finest recreational and sports facilities. We provide our guest an incredible variety of gastronomical possibilities, from the most sophisticated international cuisine to exquisite typical dishes and snacks. Our Guest may select the Catalina Restaurant, Oh Caribe bungalow, Punta Icacos garden and the pool area with a scenario for folklore reviews and theme parties. In regard to congresses, seminars, and conventions the Caribe possesses a magnificent infrastructure that includes ten meeting rooms.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great hotel great location. Secure, beautiful hotel with gorgeous courtyards and a beautiful pool. The jewelry store was the best I’ve seen in a hotel offering affordable and certified emeralds. The lobby staff assisted our friend who had a medical emergency and the location was
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Response from gerenciacaribe, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Caribe By Faranda Grand
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We are very pleased to know you had a very good experience in our hotel, thank you so much for taking your time to leave your comments. We hope you and your friend visit us again in the near future.
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We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and plan to try to entice friends and family to come not only to Hotel Caribe but to Cartagena as a whole. Didn't know what to expect but were pleasantly surprised by a friendly people, a clean safe and interesting city. Hotel Caribe is worth a
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Response from gerenciacaribe, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Caribe By Faranda Grand
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Thank you to leave your good comments about our services and facilities, we are really happy to know you felt safe and you were pleasantly surprised by our friendly staff. Thank you so much to recommend our hotel to your family and friends and it will be a great pleasure for us to attend you again.
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Bocagrande is the growing tourist area of Cartagena. There are many large hotels existing and being built in the area. Hotel Caribe is the Jewel of the area. It has the best location and large grounds and many services. It is a very large hotel and very easy to get lost and is
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Room with view to the beach is more expensive, however, in between there’s a road that can get noisy. It’s better room with a view to the pool or a higher floor. Service from staff is excellent and extremely attentive. Food at the hotel is good.
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We had a great time the service was very good and friendly, check in was flawless and great value for what we paid. The hotel has a couple of restaurants and the food was really good. Cartagena is beautiful
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The Superior Room at the Hotel Caribe
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The Presidential Suite Room at the Hotel Caribe
The 'beach' is right across the street from the Caribe. Thousands of beach chairs & beach vendors. Being from Florida panhandle -- the beaches here in Destin have few competitors. Best beach we walked was 'Playa Blanca'. It's a short ferry/boat ride from Cartagena. Go early and spend the day. cobalt
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I'm not quite sure how helpful my answer would be since I only booked Hotel Caribe without an all-inclusive option. But when I was checking in, I did see a sign on their front desk that we can upgrade to this option. Again, not sure what this entails, maybe their food options since they do have a buffet restaurant & could possibly include drinks as well. Breakfast was included for me so this was not an issue. As for the language barrier, this was never a problem at this hotel since all the front desk staff are very friendly and can understand English quite well. If by any chance you do come across someone who has a bit of trouble understanding you, they bring out another staff who can assist you with English. Otherwise, they are all super helpful and extremely nice! I would not worry if your Spanish is limited. Enjoy!
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what is the smoking policy at the resort
There are some open areas for smoking. But it's forbiden insise buildings and rooms.
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Hi. Any feedback from October guests regarding weather?
Weather is super hot, hazy, and humid all year long.
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Does this hotel provide a hair dryer in their rooms?
Dear 305YOLO, for sure we have hair dryers in the room.Let us know if you have further inquiries.
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"You will find that sines are lacking and you will have difficulty locating restaurants and other services"
"Don’t book beach view. It’s not as quiet. "
"Only basic toiletries are provided.. exelent pool and gardens"
"Stayed in one of the tower so a bit of walking but grounds were beautiful."
"Although there were a lot of families at the hotel, it still allowed us to have some romantic couple time. Highly recommended."
US$ 97 - US$ 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
caribe hotel cartagena
ColombiaBolivar DepartmentCartagena DistrictCartagena
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