Hotel Monterrey

Centro Historico, Cartagena, 1425, Colombia | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $128.00

Travel Blogs from Cartagena

The Walled City: Cartagena.

A travel blog entry by nickjackets on Jun 17, 2014

2 comments, 18 photos

The Andes are now behind me and I have descended to the coast and to the sea,the Caribbean Sea.I am back in the tropics,where I started all that time ago when I landed in Sao Luis,Brazil.

The North coast of Colombia is the home to Cartagena, the jewel in the countries crown,the former colonial capital when Colombia formed part of the …

One of the most beautiful cities in the world

A travel blog entry by ashhigh


... skin too!!! Wanting to get out of the intense heat of the city we took a boat trip to the Rosario Islands (an archipelago of 20 odd islands) and Playa Blanca a crystal white beach an hour out of town. They were supposed to be a beautiful set of islands, but from what we experienced they were a little over developed and not that pretty. On one of the biggest there was a very tacky looking dolphin show that we skipped to relax in the amazingly clear sea instead - there was no ...

Day 38

A travel blog entry by tsundy

... on, the driver kept stopping to ask people where it was. We drive around the same area like twenty times! Finally Ash managed to find it to our enormous relief. The taxi driver increased the price and I almost paid him but Ash was firm with him. When we got there, we couldn't check in which was ok. I pretty much fell asleep on the pool side table. After a while I woke up very groggy and in much sleep deprived pain. Rach was hungry so we asked the owner where we could get a good ...

Welcome to Cartagena, Colombia!

A travel blog entry by winegalcj


... in China than I could shake a stick at.

Oh, I nearly forgot the BEST part. Once the engines were working, the “fast boat” gave us a teeth shattering, spine crumpling, mind boggling trip home. It was a double Vicodin ride. We renewed our vow to never, ever, ever sign up for a tourist snorkel trip again. Hopefully next time we will remember.

After that we knew it was time to get out of Dodge – so we bought bus tickets to Santa ...

Hay Festival Cartagena

A travel blog entry by salsta17


... by Razia Iqbal. The authors only turned up 5 minutes before the event started which was slightly stressful, so had to rush them on stage fairly quickly, but interesting talk about their books, I'd already read Sunjeev's Ours are the Streets which I thought was brilliant. Back to the theatre again for Gael Garcia Bernal interview and this time got seats with translation headset, interested to hear he'd studied at drama school in London. Then finished the night with pizza slice ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Centro Historico, Cartagena, is near Walled City, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Islas del Rosario, and Palacio de la Inquisicion.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Monterrey Cartagena

    Reviewed by nickjackets

    Does the job.

    Reviewed Jun 17, 2014
    by (37 reviews) Haywards Heath , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Get your Spanish Book out,no one speaks a word of English here,despite this being Colombias premier tourist spot. Rooms are great.A/C ok,wi fi in rooms not bad and bathrooms ...excellent.A good business hotel in good convenient area.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Monterrey Cartagena

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent