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Hotel Caribe

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Old hotel, rooms need some changes. Room service delay so much. Not a bad experience, but far from a good one. People tried to help all the time, but not enough to come back. The pool is good, the food is ok.

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Our apologizes for any inconvenience you may had during your staying, we will make sure would not happen what so ever, we will continue to improve any touch needed to take care.

Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 23 November 2013

I think the most important aspect of any hotel in Cartagena is the air conditioning, and Hotel Caribe's system was a blast of refreshment when I first entered my ocean-facing room. There is easy access to the pool and to the beach across the street, and the pool area appears well furnished. The restaurant provides a buffet breakfast including omelet...

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We are glad to hear all your comments and we are taking note to correct them of all these inconveniences, you experience during your stay.

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I was 4 days in Cartagena for business and stayed at Hotel Caribe. The staff was friendly and helpful and spoke good enough English. The room was good albeit a bit noisy (my room gave on the street side). On the last day of my stay, there was a long power failure so the generator kicked in and unfortunately it...

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We are more than happy that our friendly staff were very helpful during your stay. We are really sorry for the inconvenience you had due to the power supply, hopefully this matter was solved in a matter of time and we are working in order to have more tables to be placed while we have so many guests and not...

Rijeka, Croatia
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Stayed only for one night, beginning of October. The night Receptionist did not find my reservation and I had to "book" on the spot...but in the morning my original reservation was found? Room is 3 star at best. Location is convenient and close by the beach. Breakfast served by the pool, in relaxed atmosphere but selection was limited and refill...

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We really sorry for all the inconveniences you may had during your checked –in, we apologized not to filled your expectation of it.

Lebrija, Colombia
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The breakfast buffet was just awesome. What really made the stay great was the staff. So very helpful and friendly. The hotel is just beautiful at night and rooms were very comfortable. To get to the old city was a breeze. Did some extra excursions and the staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about what was good and what we...

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We are really glad to hear all these comments, and that give us a good reward and make us think we are doing such amazing performance, and we are looking towards to see you again in our hotel.

Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We stayed 4 nights at the hotel Caribe. It is placed in the chic neighborhood of Bocagrande, next to the beach (the beach is not impressive there). To go to the old town, a taxi can be called from the hotel station within 30 seconds and costs 6000 pesos (2.5 euros) t get there. The rooms are okay, the bathroom...

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We really thank for your grades and comments and we are working to correct things such bathrooms and wi fi network connection

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 15 October 2013

This hotel is awesome! I took my two little annoying children with me and nobody in the hotel lost their patience. This hotel has pets for the children when they visit. My kids pulled sloths out of the trees, played with deer, fed monkeys and macaws, and never once did anybody tell them no. My kids were so happy. They...

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We are really glad to hear such stunning comments for each of them in particular the staff whose always there in order for you to have a place like you were at your own home, we are looking towards to see you all again.

Weehawken, NJ
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Overall a great hotel with excellent service, friendly people, nice rooms, and great facilities. The breakfast is OK, not great, but is pretty much the only game in town unless you were to trek up to Crepes and Waffles. As for facilities and the general 'feel' of the hotel, this is definitely a high point. The pool is outstanding, activities...

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We are more than happy to hear such great comments even that our breakfast did not filled your expectations we are working each day to improve it and what makes us more proud is to hear that hotel in general filled your expectation and more even you did not want to go out it is an honored to hear that....

Thunder Bay, Ontario
Reviewed 11 October 2013

We loved the location of this place, across from the beach and walking distance to most places. The room was large and comfortable. The staff were very helpful and the breakfast was good as expected.Make sure you take some of the tours in the area and beyond.

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

We are really appreciated all your comments ,and we hope to see you in a near future plans.

Sedalia, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Stayed at the Hotel Caribe for three nights, loved the property with it's vintage history. The grounds were well kept, enjoyed walking around looking at the perfect manicured plants and flowers. The pool area was great, didn't have a chance to use since I was there for a conference and didn't find enough time to enjoy. The breakfast was great...

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rrpp_asistente, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Caribe, responded to this review

Certainly our gardens and surroundings locations will make a difference during your staying, we hope your future plans in returning will come true, have you and your family as a guests once more and really enjoying things that you could not enjoy while you were here before.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Caribe

Address: Carrera 1 No. 2 - 87 | Bocagrande, Cartagena 130010, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: ₹ 7,723 - ₹ 14,332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Caribe 4*
Number of rooms: 363
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Also Known As:
Caribe Hotel Cartagena
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Cartagena
#13 Family Hotel in Cartagena
#19 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#19 Luxury Hotel in Cartagena
#23 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
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“There is the Colonial side which are much bigger not regular size rooms although they are all big and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles mis04nietas, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to stay in the main section”
 of 5 bubbles TFH04, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the water are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles juliocrespo86, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Visit the Historical Center, all food is great there but people will try to sell you stuff, so be careful with that. .”
 of 5 bubbles electricg2017, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors of their newer building gives a nice ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles david1055, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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