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Ocean-Front Luxury Apartment with Amazing Views.

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, sleeping sofa in living, sleeps a maximum of 3 people

This is a unique one bedroom apartment located at the heart of the old colonial city center, within the 16th Century wall, one block away from famous Convent Santa Clara, often featured in Garcia Marquez´novels, and now a 5-star hotel. It has amazing views to the Las Bovedas Square, where they sell all kinds of original Colombian crafts, and it faces the ancient wall and a beautiful sunset view over the Caribbean. It was designed by two famous Spanish artists that live in Spain and used it sporadically during holidays. It´s a luxurious apartment with all kinds of amenities, i.e. broad-band WIFI internet, satellite LED TV, free national calls, wash and dryer, air conditioning, oven, daily cleaning, etc, etc, etc.

The apartment is located at the heart of the colonial city center, a couple of blocks away from restaurants, bars and cafes but still in a relatively quiet residential area. You can see and hear the ocean and take a swim in the nearby, literally a hundred yards, beach.

More Details

Owner
Alberto
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment San Diego San Diego

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Living Room: sofabed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Daily cleaning free of charge by our staff. Long term renters welcome.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

Ocean-Front Luxury Apartment with Amazing Views.
average rating of 4.83871 based on 31 reviews
4

Well located apartment in a building with local residents

  • 4 of 5

Well located apartment in a building with local residents, close to restaurants, shopping, everything. In a very secure building on the 3rd floor, the apartment is comfortably and stylishly furnished. Not in its prime, the unit can use a little attention to creaky doors and other mechanical inconveniences. Best thing about the unit are Claudia and Marta, the caretakers. Cleaning everyday, they are lovely. Air-con can be better but did their job adequately. Would definitely rent again from Alberto who has been responsive and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We flew into Cartagena after 5 days in Medellin and were fortunate enough to land at this wonderful apartment. It was plenty large enough for two people, was clean and located inside the walled city, which we found much preferable to being in the high rise section outside the walls. We were hoping for a little more of the tradition and culture aspect than the pure tourist aspect and this is the location for that. Also, the caretakers, Marta and Claudia were fantastic, friendly and extremely helpful. We highly recommend this place and thank Alberto for the privilege of staying there.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A nice place,but need to know a few things.

  • 4 of 5

Expect to buy household supplies, easily done in market only 3 blocks from house. Not much provided. Also expect lots of noise until very late in the evening from across the street. Do not expect to be lulled to sleep with the waves. Air conditioning is great! Here also the water costs more than beer! The beach is not that close and not very nice, but by taxi you can go to playa Castillo grande and other beaches much calmer and without so much traffic. An EXCELLENT place for pizza is Rustic Pizza Gourmet,on Centro de calle. Very close to apt.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
5

Very comfortable in this apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with this apartment. It was spacious, clean and had a great view of the ocean. The location in the old city is walking distance to everything. I especially like the location of the bedroom as it was like a cocoon area surrounded by other rooms around it, making sleeping great. It was wonderful having daily cleaning service. Christina made the beds, changed linens/towels and cleaned the apartment.

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Playa Montezuma Costa Rica
5

mi tercera vez y cada vez mejor....

  • 5 of 5

Cada vez que voy Cartagena me quedo en este delicioso y super comfortable apartamento, la vista al mar y la ubicacion espectaculares, la atencion por parte de Cristina y todo el personal de la recepcion ha sido fantastica, no veo la hora poder regresar por mi cuarta vez.....

muchas gracias

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this apartment in Cartagena ! Booking was super easy and Alberto was very helpful in the process. When we arrived, Christina was there to meet us and make sure we got settled in. Christina also made sure we had everything we needed and was very helpful to us for the whole week. Thanks Christina! The location is great in the NE section of the old walled city. Close to a large supermarket (Exito) for everything you could possibly want. The location and unit were quiet enough to allow for a good nights sleep and the AC worked great, which was wonderful after a day out in hot and humid Cartagena. Make sure to take a day trip to Playa Blanca - a very nice beach about an hour away.

Thanks Alberto! We hope to stay here again.

Dan & Philip

Seattle, WA

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dan, Thank you very much for choosing us for your stay in Cartagena de Indias. I´m glad that you liked the apartment and the services rendered by our staff. I´ll make sure to pass on to our staff your review as I know it will encourage them to continue to offer a comfortable stay to our guests. We´re very appreciative of your positive remarks . It was a pleasure having you with us and hope you visit us again soon. Best regards, Alberto
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Location

Castillo de San Felipe
"A Sixteenth Century Monument worth the visit. "
Cafe del Mar
"A good outdoor restaurant facing a beautiful square with live music and an iconic historic m..."
Plaza de San Diego
"A great night hang out place to meet locals and visitors alike. Sorrounded by colonial monum..."
Cartagena City Walls
"Interesting historic monument that sorrounds the old colonial city center and provide magnif..."
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Cartagena de Indias
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
San Diego
Nearest Ferry
200 Metres
Los Pegasos to Rosario Islands
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
To Barranquilla
Nearest Restaurant
300 Miles
Juan Del Mar
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Marbella-Cartagena
Car: not necessary

Cartagena de Indias is one of the most beautiful Colonial towns in the World. It has been declared a World Heritage by the United Nations and it boasts amazing historic attraction, cathedral and churches, the 16th Century San Felipe Castle and many other colonial forts, the Inquisition Palace, the colonial wall that surrounds the city, the many palaces and old mansions that are all reminiscent of the old world in the Caribbean. The apartment is located at the heart of the old historic City, just one block away of the famous Convent Santa Clara, often featured in Garcia Marquez´novels and now a famous 5 star hotel. The apartment has two balconies to a nice square, Las Bovedas, and the ancient wall and looks over it to a western exposure of the Caribbean which not only you can see but also hear at night leaping the shore. An amazing location and beautiful sight.

Nearest Airport : Cartagena de Indias at 4 Miles;

Nearest Ferry : Los Pegasos to Rosario Islands at 200 Metres;

Nearest Motorway : To Barranquilla at 5 Miles;

Nearest Beach : Marbella-Cartagena at 100 Metres;

Nearest Barpub : San Diego at 300 Metres;

Nearest Restaurant : Juan Del Mar at 300 Metres;

Car: not necessary.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment San Diego, Cartagena

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Reinado
1 Nov 2017 - 12 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£232
for 2 nights
From
£116
£773
£2,706
 
 
CHRISTMAS
22 Dec 2017 - 14 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£580
for 3 nights
From
£193
£1,314
 
 
Winter
15 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£232
for 2 nights
From
£116
£773
£2,706
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£155
for 2 nights
From
£77
£487
£1,933
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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