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Hampton By Hilton Cartagena
3.5 out of 5
Calle 8 Av San Martin, Cartagena, Bolivar
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The price is $71 per night
1.42 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,027 reviews)

"I don't have anything. to add. Everything was very good"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Hampton By Hilton Cartagena
Hilton Cartagena
4.5 out of 5
Avenida Almirante Brion, El Laguito, Cartagena, Bolivar
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2.16 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,492 reviews)

"Good facilities , friendly staff not too far from historic centre"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hilton Cartagena
Hyatt Regency Cartagena
4.5 out of 5
Carrera 1 No 12-118, Cartagena, CO
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0.85 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,159 reviews)

"We loved our room, the amenities, the staff. Very happy with our stay. Would recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Hyatt Regency Cartagena
Radisson Hotel Cartagena Ocean Pavillion
4.5 out of 5
Carrera 9 #22-850, Cartagena, Bolivar
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The price is $101 per night
4.23 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (653 reviews)

"very friendly excellent service, clean, great food, perfect place for vacation"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Radisson Hotel Cartagena Ocean Pavillion
Hotel Cartagena Plaza
4 out of 5
Cra 1a No.6-154 Bocagrande, Cartagena, Bolivar
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1.53 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (621 reviews)

"It was a great place to stay Staff were excellent Bed mattress was very comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2020

Hotel Cartagena Plaza
Estelar Cartagena de Indias Hotel
4 out of 5
Carrera 1 con Calle 12 Esquina, Cartagena, Bolivar
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0.89 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (806 reviews)

"Newly Built Hotel, great view of the ocean. Reasonably priced, Great skyline view of the city"…"

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2020

Estelar Cartagena de Indias Hotel
Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia
4.5 out of 5
Avenue San Martín, Calle 6 Esquina, Bocagrande, Cartagena, Bolivar
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The price is $109 per night
1.68 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (775 reviews)

"Check in and check out process is extremely slow. Everything is paper. Otherwise great price for a great hotel, and close to all the best restaurants!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia
Casa Claver Loft Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Calle De Las Damas No 3- 134, Cartagena, Bolivar
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The price is $162 per night
0.13 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (249 reviews)

"Beautiful property and great location. Staff were exceptional. Breakfast was delicious!! 10# rating."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Casa Claver Loft Boutique Hotel
Hotel San Martin
3 out of 5
Av. San Martín No. 8-164, Cartagena, Bolivar
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1.33 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (287 reviews)

"This is a wonderful beautiful hotel. Excellently located in the center of it all within three minutes walking distance to the beach literally. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about this boutique hotel. Wonderful staff who are personable and a joy to see every day. Breakfast was good, kind ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Hotel San Martin
OZ Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Carrera 3 N 4-61, Cartagena, Bolivar
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The price is $53 per night
1.87 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (609 reviews)

"Staff was friendly and eager to help. Went above and beyond with every request. Kept room and all areas clean and tidy."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

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Visiting Cartagena

History buffs will enjoy exploring Cartagena, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, local tours, and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its cafés, live music, and museums. Top sights in the city include Puerta del Reloj, San Pedro Claver Church and Convent, and San Felipe de Barajas Castle.

  • There are 1153 hotels and other accommodations in Cartagena
  • The closest major airport is in Cartagena (CTG-Rafael Nunez Intl.), 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Cartagena

The city is well known for its live music and museums, and cultural venues include Palace of the Inquisition Cartagena Historical Museum, Simon Bolivar House and Museum, and Caribbean Naval Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Puerta del Reloj, San Pedro Claver Church and Convent, and San Felipe de Barajas Castle. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Isla Grande Beach, Bocagrande Beach, and Castillo Grande Beach.

In Cartagena, you'll find 1153 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Casa San Agustin - This 4.5-star hotel in Cartagena Walled City features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and a restaurant. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and pool.
  • Hotel Quadrifolio - Our customers like the quiet location and helpful staff at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 4.5-star hotel in Cartagena Walled City can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Hotel Casa Don Sancho by Mustique - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Cartagena Walled City can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers love its walkable location.

Other favorite sights in Cartagena include Jaime Moron Stadium, San Fernando Fort, and Clock Tower.

Dressing for Cartagena

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 86°F and the nighttime average to be 72°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 88°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • July through September averages 88°F during the day and 77°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 87°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Cartagena is 2.83 inches
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 88°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 73°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Cartagena?
Sophia Hotel is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 9-minute walk from Clock Tower. Other favorite options based on traveler reviews include Ananda Hotel Boutique and Bastión Luxury Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cartagena, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review top deals in Cartagena.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Cartagena?
For more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Cartagena, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Cartagena?
Based on reviews, Hotel Cartagena Premium is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand and Hotel Playa Club.
Where is the best place to stay in Cartagena Walled City?
With 366 lodging options to choose from in this neighborhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Les Lezards b&b is the highest ranked property in Cartagena Walled City. This 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 12-minute walk from Puerta del Reloj. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Hotel Casa San Agustin and Hotel Casa Don Sancho by Mustique.
What's a favorite place to stay in Bocagrande?
In this neighborhood, there are 261 places to stay, so you should find just want you want for your visit. Hyatt Regency Cartagena is a favorite with our customers staying in Bocagrande. This 4.5-star hotel offers 3 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Bocagrande Beach. Travelers also recommend Holiday Inn Express Cartagena Bocagrande and ZiOne Luxury Hotel Cartagena as top options in the neighborhood.
What's the best place to stay for families in Cartagena?
Sonesta Hotel Cartagena is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 3 outdoor pools and a restaurant. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Hotel Las Americas Torre del Mar and Hilton Cartagena. Attractions like Rosario Islands Oceanarium and Cartagena Fishing Club are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple visiting Cartagena?
Radisson Hotel Cartagena Ocean Pavillion is a favorite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and 3 bars. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Aguamarina Hotel Boutique - Adults Only and Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia.
What's the best accommodation for an all-inclusive stay in Cartagena?
Hotel Dorado Plaza is a 3-star hotel featuring 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool, and a favorite with Expedia travelers. Other good choices for your stay include Hotel Estelar Playa Manzanillo - All Inclusive and Decameron Baru - All inclusive.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Cartagena?
Apartamentos ATC 1-16 C is a top apartment for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a children’s pool for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Bocagrande Beach?
Adjacent to Bocagrande Beach, Intercontinental Cartagena De Indias is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other good choices within a short distance include Hyatt Regency Cartagena and Hotel Dann Cartagena.
What about the best place to stay close to Blanca Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Nena Beach Club & Hotel, located next to Blanca Beach, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. The Pacho Lay and Pacho Lay are other good choices nearby.

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