Hotel Playa

Bocagrande Avenida San Martin No. 4-87, Cartagena, AA 1139, Colombia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cartagena

New Year's Sleaze

A travel blog entry by ditdotnonny


Before I arrived I decided that my passing through Cartagena would be a positive experience and that I’d be able to make peace with the place; it was, after all, unavoidable. To explain... Cheaper than a one-way ticket, in August I’d bought a return to Cartagena so that I could find fame and fortune there (or at least a teaching job!) …


A travel blog entry by lorenzwild


Lili came over at the right time, and when I told her that I thought maybe she chicken out, she said, "no way" - I was relieved. She is proving to be a really cool girl. We took a shuttle to Cartagena, and checked into the La Playa hotel in Boca Grande, a cab-ride away from the old city. It was already about 6pm, so we got something to eat, and …

Colombia Part One: It's not Cocaine, It's Sand

A travel blog entry by nicoleloser


... 11 February, after about 30 hours of travelling. With around 2 hours until my final flight to Cartagena in the north of Colombia, I thought I'd slowly make my way to the domestic departures terminal, little did I know that I would need to take a shuttle bus to get there.

I got on the wrong bus. Instant remorse for not having taken those Spanish lessons. After driving for about 15 minutes on the bus and then arriving at goodness knows where, ...

Cartagena's San Felipe de Barajas Fortress!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime


Day 14 - morning

Temperature: 25 Celsius
Weather: Partly cloudy skies

Once the ship received clearance from the local authorities, Michel and I were out the gangway and looking around for any signs of our shore excursion!

However, since many motor coaches were parked along the pier, ...

El Totumo Mud Volcano

A travel blog entry by jmnash


... hour will magically reappeared demanding payment for the massage, pictures, and bath. It was time to accept the fact that these people now knew more about our bodies than they really should and that the only way we could now escape was to pay them and retreat to our mini-van. Once safe it was time to compare notes on who had been touched where and marvel at the fact that the man with a dozen cameras actually took some good shots, and conveniently missed the many moments of ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on Bocagrande Avenida San Martin No. 4-87, Cartagena.
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