Cartagena Plaza

Bocagrande Cra 1Ra No 6-154, Cartagena, Colombiashow map
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Overview

Cartagena Plaza offers a 4-star accommodation with a gym, aerobics classes and a fitness room. The hotel opened its doors in 1993 and was remodeled in 2009. Located in Centro district, this charming hotel offers a casino, a rooftop pool and a sunbathing terrace.

Located off Maria del Puerto, this hotel is 3 km from San Felipe de Barajas Castle. This hotel is located a few steps away from the stunning beach.

A fortress, a chapel and a palace are right outside Cartagena Plaza.

Rafael Nunez airport is roughly 10 km away.

Rooms

Rooms feature a personal safe, a work area and a sitting area, and a breathtaking view of the sea. Guests can also make use of a shower, a hairdryer and toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A day at Cartagena Plaza begins with a delicious breakfast. The rooftop restaurant offers a wide range of exquisite dishes from fusion cuisine. The traditional sports bar invites you to relax and enjoy refreshing beverages. A wide variety of dishes is served in La Olla Cartagenera and La Dulceria, which are 5 minutes’ stroll away.

Services

The venue offers free self-parking, a storage room and an elevator along with bicycle and car rentals.

Relax

Children will benefit from cots, babysitting and a kids' club provided on site. The hotel features diving, kayaking and sailing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   19.  Number of rooms:   313.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Kayaking
  • Wind surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Sailing
  • Boating
  • Pedal boating
  • Banana boat
  • Tennis
  • Beach volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • All inclusive
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Bathroom for disabled

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Sun loungers
  • Casino
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Bungalows
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Ocean view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Consulate of CanadaConsulate of Canada1000 ft
Consulate of ItalyConsulate of Italy1400 ft
Consulate of PanamaConsulate of Panama2300 ft
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La Olla CartageneraLa Olla Cartagenera300 ftBocaGrande
La DulceriaLa Dulceria200 ftAvenida San Martin
KokorikoKokoriko700 ftAvenida San Martin
GokelaGokela1000 ftCra 3 No 7-157
DF Cocina MexicanaDF Cocina Mexicana1000 ftCarrera 3 Calle 8 Centro Comercial Casa Victoria Local 2
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Cartagena's PortCartagena's Port1.6 mi
Cartagena's WallsCartagena's Walls2.1 mi
Convention CenterConvention Center1.4 mi
Cartagena's Modern Art MuseumCartagena's Modern Art Museum1.4 mi
Cartagena's Gold MuseumCartagena's Gold Museum1.4 mi
Rafael Nunez HouseRafael Nunez House2.1 mi
Bolivar ParkBolivar Park1.5 mi
Cartagena del Mar ClinicCartagena del Mar Clinic2.0 mi
Cartagena Ophthalmology ClinicCartagena Ophthalmology Clinic2.1 mi
San Felipe de Barajas CastleSan Felipe de Barajas Castle1.8 miAvenida Antonio Arevalo
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Getting around
Airports
Rafael Nunez (CTG)4.1 mi
E Cortissoz (BAQ)62.6 mi
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  445  reviews
  • 7.4
    Very good

    Spacious rooms and spacious beds, everything was very clean. Staff was friendly, except at the reception.

    The hotel is mainly focused on all-inclusive guests. If you're not, then you can hardly get something to eat. That is a pity.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Our room was on the 9th floor and we had a great view of the beach from our toom.

    The hotel is very poorly managed. When we arrived at the hotel, the front desk was mobed with people. We didn't know where the line began or even if there was a line. It took almost an hour to register at the front desk. I told one of the employees that I thought the hotel was poorly managed.

  • 6.6
    Good

    mostly hotel staff was helpful.

    breakfast was awful. I never expected that kind of breakfast from a 4 star hotel

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The hotel staff was very friendly. A bit slow at check-in, but it was worth the wait since my room had good a/c, great shower with hot water, and a safe. Very pleasant cleaning staff. Good breakfast buffet (included in stay), even though it was mostly the same everyday, but worth it. Scrambled eggs (plain or with cheese and or ham), they also cook the eggs at your request, and plenty of fruits to choose from. The coffee was really good. Did not try lunch or dinner. The pool area in the 18th floor was ok. There was always a dj playing music or something else going on in the evenings at the pool to keep you entertained. The bar in the 2nd floor had 2 for 1 drinks during 2 hours in the evening (not bad). Security (police) was always at the entrance. Overall, had a very pleasant stay. By the way, watch out for the "peddlers", they are everywhere, even at the beach area, trying to sell you just about everything you can think off, including food.

    The only thing I did not like about staying here was that as soon as you walk out the front door all the "peddlers" are on you like flies and they keep bothering you all the time, even at the beach.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    room was clean and big, good breakfeast, near the beach, staff, the view

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The hotel was clean and the food was good:)

    The staff was a bit inefficient, on multiple times they where talking among themsleves when there were customers at the desk and the design of the hotel was a bit stuck in the 90'S. But nothing major.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The Hotel is accross the street from the beach. Nice view from the room. Nice pool on the top floor. Pretty good breakfast. Very couteous bell boys. Helpful front desk staff.

    The a/c in the rooms. No HOT water at times. A bit of a musty smell in the rooms, and outdated furniture.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The location is perfect. Beach is directly across street, a quick walk or taxi to anywhere you want to go.

    A/C seemed to struggle, though it was hotter than hades outside, so not a major issue.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    very friendly staff and service

    decor of the room needs refreshing - furniture, smell (light but present, moldy)

  • 6.6
    Good

    Excellent securty

    Hot water was dark brown. I couldn't give the 4 month old baby a bath. Had to buy bottled water for her. No babysitters were allowed in the room. Not family orientated. Bueet lunc was not worth the money. Rice, bread and some sort of meat. Beach chairs are limited. We had to pay for chairs as the few they have were taken. To many harassing beach vendors.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Good facilities for the price we paid. Near to the beach, which is why we went there; also close to lots of good restaurants. The breakfast is also very comprehensive, good on quantity.

    I wanted to pay in cash and asked the staff how much the cost would be in local currency. I then made sure I had enough local currency to pay. On check out I was told that the hotel had already charged my credit card even before I had talked to the staff who either did not know or did not mention it to me. I was then left with a large amount of local currency which I had to change back into dollars. This was very annoying and costly.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    For me this hotel is really cheap, it looks old and notcharming at all, staff is slow not friendly and you have to pay before to stay!!!!!!!!!!! I booked 5 nights but I escape the second day to the hilton, and after I visited the historic center I understand now why it s better to book an hotel with swimming pool in the historic centerr thsn to book close to the beach. The historic center is beautifull and there is nice restaurants, if you re staying close to cartagena plaza hotels restaurants streets and shopping are uggly. Cartagena plaza received 4 stars 30 years ago!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mow it s 1 star!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 6.2
    Good

    Directly on the Beach!! Good location for the beach area, 5/6 minutes away from the historical centre

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    location

    service staff,except in food area

  • 6.4
    Good

    Free towls for beach & pool, food average, spacious room for a fair price

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Luxury Hotels in Colombia

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Airports
Rafael Nunez (CTG)4.1 mi
E Cortissoz (BAQ)62.6 mi
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