Hotel Villa Colonial - Cartagena

Calle De Las Maravillas 30-60, Cartagena, Colombia, 0013show map
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FabulousBased on  24 reviews
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Overview

Villa Colonial is a 3-star property situated about 2.1 km from Convento La Popa de la Galera .

Villa Colonial is also 650 meters away from San Felipe de Barajas Castle. The venue is set within 5 km from Cartagena city center.

Rafael Nunez airport is situated within a 10-minute drive from Villa Colonial.

Rooms

Guests at Villa Colonial are accommodated in rooms with complimentary wireless internet and flat-screen TV.

Eat & Drink

The property is 5 minutes’ walk from Luna Nueva offering dishes of healthy cuisine.

Services

Aside from a designated area for smoking and a car park, guests can make use of airport transfer, valet parking and room service.

Relax

A rooftop terrace and a courtyard are offered on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   25.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Taxi service

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar

Business

  • Business centre

Children

  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Massage

Room features

  • In-room safe
  • Terrace
  • Wardrobe

Bathroom

  • Shower

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Kitchen

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 1 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 3 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Cartagena's WallsCartagena's Walls2700 ft
Convention CenterConvention Center1000 ft
Cartagena's Modern Art MuseumCartagena's Modern Art Museum2300 ft
Cartagena's Gold MuseumCartagena's Gold Museum2300 ft
Rafael Nunez HouseRafael Nunez House2700 ft
Trinidad SquareTrinidad Square1000 ft
Centenary ParkCentenary Park1000 ft
Bolivar ParkBolivar Park2300 ft
National PalaceNational Palace1000 ft
San Felipe de Barajas CastleSan Felipe de Barajas Castle1900 ftAvenida Antonio Arevalo
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La esquina de YinaLa esquina de Yina100 ftMarbella,
La Plaza de MacondoLa Plaza de Macondo200 ftGetsemani, calle de la Media Luna No. 10 - 97
Cafe LunaticoCafe Lunatico200 ftCalle de la Media Luna, Getsemani No 10-81
El Parche Del LeOnEl Parche Del LeOn200 ftCALLE DE LA MEDIA LUNA 9-44
Luna NuevaLuna Nueva400 ftCalle Media Luna
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Bolivar Technological UniversityBolivar Technological University4000 ft
Consulate of PanamaConsulate of Panama1.2 mi
Cartagena's PortCartagena's Port1.4 mi
Consulate of CanadaConsulate of Canada1.4 mi
Consulate of ItalyConsulate of Italy1.9 mi
Cartagena UniversityCartagena University3.0 mi
Naval de Bocagrande HospitalNaval de Bocagrande Hospital3700 ft
Cartagena del Mar ClinicCartagena del Mar Clinic4000 ft
Cartagena Ophthalmology ClinicCartagena Ophthalmology Clinic4000 ft
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Getting around
Airports
Rafael Nunez (CTG)2.5 mi
E Cortissoz (BAQ)61.1 mi
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  24  reviews
  • 9.2
    Superb

    This is a very pretty hotel with a lovely courtyard. We found the staff to be very helpful and pleasant. We also very much liked being able to prepare our own breakfast (and other meals if we wished) in the kitchen made available to guests. It was quiet, even though located on a fairly busy street.

    There was no hot water -- not in the sense that the warm/hot water was not sufficiently hot, but there was no hot water provided at all. For a hotel that charges as much as the Villa Colonial, this was surprising, and a disappointment.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Within walking distance of the Old City. A block away from major bus routes. Community kitchen facilities with a fabulous upstairs patio for dining on the meals you prepare. A bit Bohemian, but the courtyard can have an amazing international "vibe." Easy access to the Wall. Many shops nearby for provisions. Many small local restaurants nearby.

    No hot water. (Typical of many tropical locales) Staff have limited English. There's a noisy native bar about a half block away. The neighborhood is somewhat seedy and shady, but it is being gentrified.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Perfect location,, great value for money, Helpful staff.

  • 9.4
    Exceptional

    very helpful proprietors and staff good location only short walk to old cartagena nice and clean double room w.private bath (in building opposite hotel) very good price for what I got

  • 4.0
    Guest rating

    I booked a room online with Villa Colonial. In my booking I specifically requested an air conditioned room, which they confirmed and also indicated my room would have a city view, which it didn'T. And quoted me a price which I paid for, in advance, by credit card. When I arrived they put me in a non air conditioned room and when I complained they informed me that I would have to pay 60% more money. I found this unfair and misleading and when I tried to remedy the situation, they were insistant I pay the higher rate. Then to top it off, as I was leaving after my booked three crummy nights had finished, awoken each morning at 9 am, as they bashed tiles with a hammer for much needed renovations, they insisted I did not pay for the three nights, which I then had to argue about with them and they backed off only after I showed them an online credit card payment, which was ridiculous. It very much felt like a last minute shakedown attempt and left a bitter parting taste in my mouth. I do not recommend this hotel

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    Not much, unfortunatly

    Poor, very poor showers. Dirty bathroom. Bad bed. Noisy place. They tried to overcharge me when I left (double the price!). Thank god I had the print from hotel.com reservation. Much better options close by.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The hotel is located in a newly rennovated part of Cartegena, not exactly in the zona colonial as described. However the area is still nice and it is still well located to explore the city. The rooms are very clean but basic with good airconditioning which is needed here. The ''hot water'' is at best luke warm, but given the temperatures was not an issue for me. All in all very good value for money.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    A very good choice, considering the highly overpriced offer in Cartagena. Our room had air-conditioning and a little balcony; I suppose we got one of the best rooms because we made the reservation well in advance. The room is simple, but clean. There is no hot water, indeed, but cold water is not cold at all and is actually quite refreshing. The hotel staff in very nice and helpful. The hotel offers organized tours as well. There is a kitchen you can use and a small terrace in the second floor, if you want to sunbathe. The hotel is well situated; just around the corner of Calle de la Media Luna, with all the restaurants and bars and also the posher version of the hotel (Casa Villa Colonial) if you need more luxury.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Very friendly staff

    Wifi Internet not working properly. Also I first booked a room for $44,000 with ac on Booked.net but found out the ac was optional and was an extra $22,000 to have.

  • 6.0
    Good

    location. cable TV and wi-fi.

    hot air coming from roof opening above toilet, letting in dusts. Wi-fi signal at top most floor corner rooms not good. Towels are rough and with colour stains. Location though walking distance to major attractions is next to a dilapidated building. Breakfast not included but plenty of cafes nearby.

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  24 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in Colombia

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Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 1 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 3 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Rafael Nunez (CTG)2.5 mi
E Cortissoz (BAQ)61.1 mi
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