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Hotel El Viajero

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Worst hotel I've ever stayed in in terms of quality of sleep. My room (309) was at the front of the property and throughout the entire night I was greeted with the noise of people talking and, most annoyingly, cars beeping. All night. The sound proofing is terrible and it felt like I was lying in the middle of the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016

this hotel in the middle of the town, is great for the price (compare to other places within the walled city) Clean rooms with A/C and friendly. they don't serve breakfast but its ok, as there are lot of places around where you can take one. not a typical place where backpackers hang out. If you ask for any information...

Thank Lesanka16
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

The location is perfectly convenient to navigate the historic walled city and the staff are very friendly and helpful (only one spoke English). That being said, be prepared for lots of noise; noise from within and outside. The courtyard layout of the hotel further amplifies sound. My wifi connection was also very inconsistent. I booked the family room and it...

Thank DovPanda
los angeles
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

This review Is for hotel viajero #2. Really good hotel for price. It's almost new so installations are in great conditions. Nights are 100,000 pesos per night and is negotiable if you stay more nights and pay cash. Hotel is perfect to be in the middle of the historic side of Cartagena. Hotel is super clean and rooms nice a...

2Thank Mardi777
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

On two occasions I returned to the hostel on an evening to find my bed stripped, with stuff left on the bed missing. Told by staff that everything (including the bedsheets!) must have been taken by theives. Twice. Either the hostel has the worst crime problem in South America or the staff cover up (frequent) mistakes with some of the...

1Thank James C
Reviewed 10 March 2015

For the same price as the double with bath they offered us a private suite with kitchen and living room one block away. Fast wifi, clean, quiet, very nice room, no breakfast included. Since the credit card payment wasn't working we left a deposit in dollars until they worked the machine to run our card, we asked them NOT to...

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Pedasi, Panama
Reviewed 15 February 2015

this little hotel is perfectly located in the beautiful historical part of Cartagena.. The rooms are really great, spacy, comfortable bed,tv with cable, good shower with cold water like anywhere else in Cartagena.. Good wifi, kitchen if you want to cook your own food, and most important- such nice staff, that will help you with anything you need and will...

1Thank ZIKLOP555
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

This hotel is located in the old town and the rooms are clean. When travelling with adults, it is indeed a great place to stay. Not so for families since all you have is your room. It also has free wifi and a sort of internetcafe which is free of charge. All day long you can drink coffee, also free....

Thank Ben v
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 9 March 2014

After 2 nights in the outskirts of cartagena we found this place right in the historic centre. The location and the low pricing are the main reason to go here. It is a good deal as long as you just sleep there: be prepared for a lot of noise. It is unlikely you will not be waken up by 7...

Thank MartijnvanW
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 9 September 2013

After staying at a "disco hostel" that goes by the same name (Hostel Viajero) we needed to find something affordable and more quiet/clean. Hotel El Viajero was perfect - exactly what we were looking for. It is on the second floor, and has 24-hr. reception, and surveillance cameras on entrance so it is very safe and secure. The staff is...

3Thank Emily W

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Address: Cr. 6 No. 35 - 68 Calle del Porvenir, Cartagena, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: $37 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel El Viajero 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“some are larger than others, but all seem to have A/C. Get as far away from the street as possible.”
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