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Hampton By Hilton Cartagena
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night
1.42 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,029 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Hampton By Hilton Cartagena
Conrad Cartagena by Hilton
5 out of 5
Anillo Vial, Km 12, between Manzanillo, del Mar and Punta Canoa, Cartagena, Bolívar
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8.92 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (296 reviews)

"The property is very beautiful. Has pools everywhere and golf"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Conrad Cartagena by Hilton
Hyatt Regency Cartagena
4.5 out of 5
Carrera 1 No 12-118, Cartagena, CO
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0.85 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,161 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Hyatt Regency Cartagena
Decameron Baru - All inclusive
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13.04 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (292 reviews)

"Everything is perfect..but problem is with English language(almost nobody speak,even front desk)"…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

Decameron Baru - All inclusive
Las Islas
4.5 out of 5
Ciénaga de Cholón, Barú Cartagena, Cartagena
The price is £503 per night
19.96 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (48 reviews)

"Spectacular room (sea view with private pool): spacious, private, fabulous views. Staff very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Las Islas
Radisson Hotel Cartagena Ocean Pavillion
4.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £82 per night
4.23 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (655 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 9 Mar 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 centre
3.8/5Good! (621 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 9 Feb 2020

Hotel Cartagena Plaza
Estelar Cartagena de Indias Hotel
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0.89 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (809 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 3 Apr 2020

Estelar Cartagena de Indias Hotel
Baluarte Cartagena Hotel Boutique
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £36 per night
1.83 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (152 reviews)

"I enjoyed the location of this hotel which is located on a street near good Itallian restaurants and a Peruvian restaurant. The breakfast was also good and made omelettes upon request!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Baluarte Cartagena Hotel Boutique
Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia
The price is £82 per night
1.68 mi from city centre
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 14 Mar 2020

Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia
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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 cafes, 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 accommodation options in Cartagena
  • The closest major airport is in Cartagena (CTG-Rafael Nunez Intl.), 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city centre

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 Tierra Bomba, you'll find 1153 accommodation choices and hotels to make planning your holiday retreat at an affordable rate. 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 favourite with Expedia travellers 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 favourite 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 30°C and the night-time average to be 22°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • July to September averages 31°C during the day and 25°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 31°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Cartagena is 72 millimetres
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 31°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 23°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Cartagena?
Sophia Hotel is a favourite 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 favourite options based on traveller 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 most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Cartagena.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Cartagena?
Based on reviews, Hotel Cartagena Premium is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand and Hotel Playa Club.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to 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 family trip include Hotel Las Americas Torre del Mar and Hilton Cartagena. Also, attractions such as Rosario Islands Oceanarium and Cartagena Fishing Club are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Cartagena?
Radisson Hotel Cartagena Ocean Pavillion is a favourite 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 favourite with Expedia travellers. Other good choices for your stay include Hotel Estelar Playa Manzanillo - All Inclusive and Decameron Baru - All inclusive.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Cartagena?
Apartamentos ATC 1-16 C is a top apartment for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a children’s pool for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Cartagena?
Sophia Hotel is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and free buffet breakfast. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Hotel Capilla del Mar and Hotel Estelar Playa Manzanillo - All Inclusive. Head to Isla Grande Beach or Bocagrande Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury hotel in Cartagena?
San Pedro Hotel Spa is a luxury hotel with a full-service spa and an indoor pool, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. GHL Hotel Armería Real and Hotel Boutique Casa del Coliseo are other upscale choices for your holiday.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Cartagena?
Allure Chocolat by Karisma Hotels & Resorts is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 bars and a restaurant. El Marqués Hotel Boutique and Casa Pestagua Relais Châteaux are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation in Cartagena to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Boutique Casa del Coliseo is a top 4.5-star B&B for history buffs booking on Expedia, and offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices near historic sites include Hotel Casa Pizarro and Allure Chocolat by Karisma Hotels & Resorts. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Clock Tower, Cartagena Cathedral and Plaza Santo Domingo.
What is the best spa hotel in Cartagena?
Casa Santa Ana Hotel Boutique - Spa is a top boutique spa hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a rooftop terrace, a bar and a hair salon. Enjoy a facial, body scrub or body wrap at Romance-Spa. Other popular spa hotels in Cartagena include Hotel Estelar Playa Manzanillo - All Inclusive and Decameron Baru - All inclusive.

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