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Arrived at Casa Carmen after a terrible taxi ride where the driver did not take us to the hotel location and locked us in the vehicle until we paid him 100.000. Thankfully, a friendly neighborhood man walked us to the hotel where we finally noticed the welcoming nature of Cartagena that we heard about. We stayed for one night, had a phenomenal night of tapas and drinks at Demente down the street, and a delicious breakfast the following morning. Would definitely recommend, take yellow taxi though
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 31-40
- (1 review)
The rooms were clean, quiet, the AC worked very well, and the staff was helpful in booking a boat to Playa Blanca and a bus to Santa Marta. Good location in the heart of getsemani. The breakfast was typical colombian fare: fruit, bread, eggs, juice, coffee. A quiet place for seemingly older or quieter guests. Enjoyable.
We had an excellent stay here - lovely staff, fantastic building in a good location (off the main road so quiet), spacious clean rooms with great AC and good bathrooms, yummy breakfasts. It's also right opposite the cultural centre which is well worth a look. Just be aware that it's not a backpackers but a chilled out hotel. If you're looking for partying and meeting lots of people you'd probably be better off at Mamallena or Media Lunia which are round the corner.