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Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia, Cartagena

4.5-star4.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
Avenue San Martín, Calle 6 Esquina, Bocagrande, Cartagena, Bolivar, 130001, Colombia

Luxury hotel with full-service spa, connected to the convention center, near Bocagrande Beach
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's club (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
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  • Check in and check out process is extremely slow. Everything is paper. Otherwise great…Mar. 14, 2020
  • There was absolutely nothing I liked about this hotel. I chose this hotel hoping I would…Feb. 25, 2020

Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia, Cartagena

from $136 CAD
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Junior Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean View
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Executive Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds, Ocean View

What’s around Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia, Cartagena

Landmarks

  • In Bocagrande
  • Clock Tower - 37 min walk
  • Bocagrande Beach - 2 min walk
  • Cartagena de Indias Convention Center - 38 min walk
  • Castillo Grande Beach - 9 min walk
  • Plaza de San Pedro Claver - 36 min walk
  • Plaza Santo Domingo - 37 min walk
  • Las Bovedas - 2.5 mi / 4 km

Getting around

  • Rafael Nunez Intl. Airport (CTG) - 27 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 258 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 21 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-noon
  • Check-out time is noon
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding, but may not be eligible for free breakfast

  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID *

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Children's club *

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free self parking on site

  • Free nearby parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 2 coffee shops/cafés
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 11022
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1024
  • Conference center
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Year Built - 1996
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Sign-language-capable staff
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

Spa

SPA has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and thalassotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily.

Dining

CAFETERIA LOS CORALES - Overlooking the ocean, this buffet restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

RESTAURANTE EL ALCATRAZ - This fine-dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.

RESTAURANTE PLAZA REAL - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

PIZZERIA ALMIRANTE - Overlooking the ocean, this theme restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open select days.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Nearby

  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia, Cartagena’s small print

Also known as

  • Almirante Hotel
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  • Hotel Almirante
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  • Hotel Almirante Colombia
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Policies

If you are traveling with a child your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

    Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

    Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    • For stays on or after January 1, 2021, citizens of Colombia and foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more will be charged a 19% national sales tax by the property at the time of stay. Foreigners on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax may be charged where a room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

    Optional extras

    Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of 50 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

    Children's club access is available for an extra charge

    Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of COP 80000 per vehicle (one-way)

    Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia, Cartagena

    • Does Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia currently open?
      This property is closed until further notice.
    • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia?
      This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
    • Is parking offered on site at Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia?
      Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Is there a pool at Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia?
      Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia?
      Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia?
      You can check in from 3 PM to noon. There's a 50% charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon.
    • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia?
      Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants.
    • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia?
      Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is COP 80000 per vehicle one-way.
    • Is there an onsite casino at Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia?
      Yes, the 5425 square-foot casino features 104 slot machines and 7 gaming tables.
    • What is there to do near Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia?
      Recommended spots to visit include Bocagrande Beach (2-min walk) and Castillo Grande Beach (9-min walk), along with Plaza de San Pedro Claver (1.9 mi) and Clock Tower (1.9 mi).

    Recent reviews

    Very Good 8.4 From 344 reviews

    Good 6.0
    Rooms look old. They should renovate a little bit their rooms.
    ca5 night family trip
    Good 6.0
    Is a5 star hotel I will expect a better breakfast there was no one to make you a fresh breakfast its all premade/
    Simcha, ca2 night romance trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Not 5 star, but does not cost like a 5 star either
    It says 5 stars but this is not a 5 star hotel and to be fair the cost was not 5 star either. Nevertheless, a good place to stay while in Cartagena.
    Eric, ca1 night romance trip
    Very Good 8.0
    It was very good .
    Chanchal, ca2 night business trip
    Good 6.0
    The hotel has a great location but it’s old and not worth the money. If you’re going to spend $100 a night there’s better places. But if you get this one on a deal for 60 or $70 then maybe it’s worth it.
    Ronald, us1 night trip
    Poor 2.0
    5 stars only in bizzaro world.
    I would like to meet the Joker who gave this place 5 stars. This may have been 5 stars in the 1960s, but definitely nowhere close now. The rooms where in poor condition, with headboards that banged against the wall with the slightest move, waking you up - with an AC louder then the boiler room of a freight train, and with NO HOT WATER for half the times attempting a shower. I've never heard of the Ritz Carlton (a true 5 star hotel) not having hot water. Anyways, do yourself a favor, book the Holiday inn down the street, costs less and is in much better shape than this place. Wish I could've gotten a refund after the first night and booked somewhere else, but unfortunately with hotels.com you are pretty much SOL if you prepay and don't like the place.
    Ali, us4 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Awesome place
    Great hotel and great services
    washington, us1 night trip
    Good 6.0
    Pleased from service, disappointed from condition
    Rooms rather old and not like a 5 star hotel. E.g. bathtub had a really big leap, fittings felt off.
    Mani, ie12 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Very good stay nice room
    MARK, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Good place good people
    Amazing people working in the hotel, there was always a greeting and a smile from them.
    Luis, us6 night family trip

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