Casa de Alba Hotel Boutique

Calle Santos de Piedra n 34 - 39, Cartagena, Colombia
Centro Historico

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19.5
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  • Service20
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Hotel Description

In the last couple of decades Colombia has done a great deal to shed its difficult reputation, and tourism is booming once again — with perhaps no destination seeing more of a benefit than the colonial city of Cartagena. The improvements, at least as far as Tablet is concerned, come not in the form of large-scale development and an influx of mass tourism, but in a new openness to the kind of well-heeled international audience that can support something a bit more individual: an intimate, elegantly styled colonial mansion, transformed into the luxe seven-room Casa de Alba Boutique Hotel.

“Colonial” isn’t just a stylistic descriptor — this house dates back to 1560, and was one of the city’s first stone structures. The renovation that transformed it into the boutique hotel you see today was more recent — just in 2015 — but the restoration was a sensitive one, preserving the building’s historical character while updating it with modern furniture and amenities. The location, in the heart of Cartagena’s historic walled city, is as central as can be, convenient for sightseeing and revelry alike. And meanwhile, the house’s tranquil central courtyard, with its plunge pool, is the kind of low-tech comfort that its 16th-century inhabitants might equally have appreciated.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 7 Rooms
  • Style: Traditional Elegance
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

• Colombian citizens will be charged an additional 19% VAT at checkout. Non-Colombian traveler are exempt from the VAT charge. • A deposit equal to 30% of your reservation is due to the hotel at the time of booking. 20% more of the total price is due to the hotel 30 days before the arrival date. Check in: 3pm, Check out: 12pm

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Check out:

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  • Standard Room with Two Double Bed

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 247 ft²/23 m².
    Amenities

    Views: pool.

    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • butler service
    • crib (on request)
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minibar
    • safe
    • wake up service
  • Deluxe Junior Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 290 ft²/27 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street, park or church.

    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • butler service
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • wake up service
  • Deluxe Suite with Pool View

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 441 ft²/41 m².
    Amenities

    Views: pool or church.

    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • butler service
    • crib (on request)
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minibar
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • wake up service
  • Suite with Spa Bath

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 462 ft²/43 m².
    Amenities

    Views: pool, courtyard or church.

    This room includes:

    • air conditioning window unit
    • butler service
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • terrace
    • wake up service
  • Duplex Quadruple Room

    • Fits 6 people
    • 3 King Beds
    • 484 ft²/45 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial garden or pool.

    This room includes:

    • butler service
    • central air conditioning
    • crib (on request)
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iron
    • minibar
    • safe
    • sofa sleeper
    • wake up service
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

• Colombian citizens will be charged an additional 19% VAT at checkout. Non-Colombian traveler are exempt from the VAT charge. • A deposit equal to 30% of your reservation is due to the hotel at the time of booking. 20% more of the total price is due to the hotel 30 days before the arrival date. Check in: 3pm, Check out: 12pm

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard

Check in:

11am,

Check out:

12pm

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