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Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 236*
US$ 193*
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent 3 nights at the Bantu while visiting Cartagena. The staff are wonderful, the hotel is very clean, the rooftop pool is great after a hot day. The 3 Tucans that hang out are very friendly. Breakfast is excellent and really varied. The location is great as well. Really recommend this hotel.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice centrally located in old quarter of cartagena. easy walking distance around to lots of eateries markets.has 3 tucons on site.staff are wonderful and very helpful Spanish and english.nice breakfast same format everyday but they are helpful to your requests.most enjoyable stay.

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Jekyll Island, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This boutique hotel is styled like an old colonial house. Our group of 10 travelers (5 couples) stayed here 3 nights. My husband and I stayed in room 216. It was spacious, well air conditioned, with a unique bathroom. Between bedroom and bathroom was a door. Bathroom was open air and partially covered. Beautiful tile bathtub was open to the...

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your excelent comments. We are always working to improve our service. All our staff is committed to providing our guests an unforgettable stay and make them feel at home. We all hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again in our Hotel. Bantu Hotel always will be Your home away from home

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 4 friends and I had a great experience staying at Bantu! The place is beautiful and the service was amazing! We enjoyed every minute there, and we are very thankful for all the help we got to organize our busy days!

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Bantu Hotel. We are pleased to know that location was convenient, but we are happier to know that our Staff was great, as we work day by day to improve the quality of our service. Saludos from team Bantu hotel.

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Cartagena for a wedding. The hotel was recommended to their guests. The hotel has an ideal local within the old town " ciudad amurallada". It has the charm of an old Colonial style house. The staff is always friendly professional and ready to assist. And... they got a star in Cristina at the Reception! Always smiling, professional...

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to share your nice comments regarding your stay at Bantu Hotel. We are so happy to hear you say your stay was perfect! Its great to know that the location was convenient, and that you have enjoyed your room. But beyond that, we are very pleased to know that our...

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This cute boutique hotel is fun with great buffet breakfast, nice rooftop dipping pool with wait staff to bring lunch and drinks poolside, wonderful messages in cabanas, comfortable beds, nice bathrooms with friendly employees. The location is wonderful inside the walled city. Watch out for the friendly toucans who patiently wait for you to give them fruit from your plate....

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth Thank you very much for your exceptional comments. We are always working to improve our service. All our staff is committed to providing our guests an unforgettable stay and make them feel at home.

Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 6 April 2017

If your purpose of visit is tourism, it is hard to find a better spot. Very close to a nice plaza (Fernandez de Madrid) and with lots of restaurants, bars and nice architecture within walking distance. Just watch out for the taxis and horse carriages on the narrow streets! The hotel itself is old-style and offers nothing particularly memorable except...

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Dear guest We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Bantu hotel. We are pleased to know that location was convenient, but we are happier to know that our Staff was great, as we work day by day to improve the quality of our service.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Amazing Boutique Hotel will recommended to anyone. me and my husband love to travel and always look for Good service, First of all the service was GREAT!! Our room was beautiful, our bed was..WOW super comfortable....! are bathroom had a unique window (cool),we stayed on the second floor.!!

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Carolina We are so happy to hear you say your stay was perfect! Its great to know that the location was convenient, and that you have enjoyed your room, your bed and of course your. But beyond that, we are very pleased to know that our staff was so genuinely friendly and attentive; It is essential for us to...

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We spent 2 nights in this beautiful boutique hotel, very well located in Cartagena. I was first disappointed because I had arranged a pick up at the airport on our arrival in the evening. Unfortunately, nobody came to pick us up. When we arrived with a taxi, the check-in was easy and fast, even if the staff did not speak...

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Arleth , Gerente at Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie Thank you very much for your comments. We are always working to improve our service. All our staff is committed to providing our guests an unforgettable stay and make them feel at home. We really sorry about this situation in our hotel than never happened before. We all hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again in...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I just came from Bantu Hotel, I spent my Bday there and couldn't be more happy, I travel a lot all over and this unique charming place is heaven on earth, I had the chance to get a Junior Suite in the first floor and wasn't disappointing,clean,super great decor, amazing ambience, very friendly staff, great breakfast...the best of the best,...

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Dear Wendy We are so happy to hear you say your stay was perfect! Its great to know that the location was convenient, and that you have enjoyed your room; But beyond that, we are very pleased to know that our staff was so genuinely friendly and attentive; It is essential for us to make our guests feel welcome and...

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bantu invites you to discover a charming boutique hotel in the historic center of Cartagena de Indias, colonial city of Colombia, and one of the most amazing places in the Caribbean, full of warmth and authenticity. Distinguished with the category of 5 stars, Bantu Hotel offers an inside-edge design, colonial architecture and unique services: XVIII colonial infrastructure, chill out terrace, solarium, pool area, spa, bar, restaurant ... a bespoke luxury. Meet one of the most charming hotels in Colombia for couple getaways and business travel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique

Address: Calle de la Tablada 7-62 | Historic Center, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: ₹ 11,353 - ₹ 16,868 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bantu Hotel By Faranda Boutique 3.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Bantu Hotel And Lifestyle
Bantu Hotel Cartagena
Bantu Hotel Lifestyle
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Cartagena
#8 Business Hotel in Cartagena
#30 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
#34 Family Hotel in Cartagena
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“Room on the ground floor if you do not like to take the stairs. No elevator. It is an old Colonial house. Very charming! One feels home.”
Mimosa6525, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“junior suite first floor”
wendy305_11, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Always plan ahead, 2 floor hotel”
mis04nietas, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“try to stay away from central courtyard area as it seems sound does travel here”
kevin592, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the second level for more natural light unless you need disabled-friendly rooms as there is no elevator.”
VAVAMIA, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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