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Hotel Tamaca Beach Resort

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 19 September 2012

Good hotel to stay when passing through Santa Marta and wanting to stay at Rodadero's busy beach with its Miami-esque buildings and 24/7 party atmosphere. The Tamaca is very retro, but good location near the airport. Would rather stay there than at the mega-resorts of Zuana and Irotama. Must improve breakfast quality!

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3Thank Richard E
Chicago
Reviewed 2 April 2012

The Hotel Tamacá has it downsides, but if you're going to stay in Santa Marta it is worth a look. The hotel is located in El Rodadero a suburb of Santa Marta. Rodadero is a tourist area (Colombian Tourists) so there are plenty of good (some great) restaurants within walking distance. Although I can't disagree with some of the postings...

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5Thank gefd28
Reviewed 21 February 2012

The staff at Tamaca Beach resort were very friendly and accommodating. However, for the price (food and drinks as well) it could have been better. Overall we had a very nice time and the location here is great. Right on the beach with convenient access to shops and restaurants down the way within walking distance. The hotel has an open...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Being practically a 'local' choosing this one was really a big mistake. The rooms are clean and well appointed although not luxurious. The pillows are so big you could sleep whilst sitting. Definitely not a place for relaxation. My friends and I wanted to sleep and hang out in the room but couldn't watch television or even talk to each...

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2Thank theluxuriant
New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 September 2011

I stayed at Hotel Tamaca with my wife on our honeymoon in Colombia in mid-September. Overall, the stay was pleasant but there are some serious drawbacks about the hotel that anyone considering it should know about. A breakdown: Rooms: clean but spartan. For upwards of $150 per night during low season, we were expecting a bit more. There's a flat-screen...

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3Thank ruzi15
Flinton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 April 2011

We are just back from a three day weekend at the Tamaca. I was worried about the construction noise from previous Trip Advisor posts. True the 5th floor is under major construction, but we did not hear any construction noise over the weekend. Maybe during the week, it is different. I would definitely go back to this hotel. Staff is...

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1Thank PickyKate007
White Plains, New York
Reviewed 4 April 2011

This was the worst hotel I have ever stayed in, it's more a motel than a hotel, I have stayed in motels travelling in the US that are much better than this lousy hotel, and you pay for at least a 3 to 4 stars in the US, it's pathetic! what a joke, don't ever stay in this place, I...

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3Thank lepanto1960
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 20 March 2011

I've travelled around the world, staying at all sorts of hotels, from 5 star to no star, and this is the first time I've written a review with a complaint. The hotel has 5 floors with 18 rooms on each floor. The 2nd and third floors have been remodelled and are nice. We stayed on the fourth floor which is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2011

The beach resort is in a great location right on the beach itself and is a hotel of a good standard and I enjoyed the amenities. The staff apart from reception are super friendly and are of great help. I would suggest you need good spanish as most of the reception and excursion team dont speak good english. AVOID THIS...

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1Thank Grande_m
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 20 December 2010

Very good, with all facilities needed. Clean and confortable. Good Location. Excelent restaurant. 4 stars fit perfectely

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Hotel Tamaca Beach Resort

Address: Cra 2 #11A - 98, El Rodadero, Santa Marta 57, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: $138 - $543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Tamaca Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Hotel Tamaca Beach Santa Marta
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Marta
#5 Family Hotel in Santa Marta
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“Views to the beach are best.”
 of 5 bubbles 703ruthp, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Nice resort option for Santa Marta”
 of 5 bubbles kylec609, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have beach view, higher floors have a better one. Remember to open balcony door to reduce wind noises.”
 of 5 bubbles Juli0207, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All with sea views but best views from higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles MrsDSuffolk, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Floor 6 recently renovated but whole hotel was great with air conditioning throughout.”
 of 5 bubbles R2582GFdavidm, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
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