Hotel El Viajero
One of the few budget options within Cartagena's walled city, the Hotel El Viajero offers comfortable lodgings in a convenient location. Air-conditioned guest rooms have one, two, or three beds, and private bathrooms. All units are basically decorated with red tiled floors and white walls and bedding, and have cable television.
Various common areas in the guesthouse include a lounge area with sofas, TV, and a small library where guests can take out and donate books. There are three computers with Internet for visitors to use, and a large laundry and table tennis area in the center of the property. Front desk staff are available 24 hours per day and can arrange tours in and around the city. Airport transportation can be arranged upon request.
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Centrally located in the old city of Cartagena, the guest house offers easy access to the historic sites that gave Cartagena its UNESCO World Heritage status. The Palace of the Inquisition, San Pedro Claver Church, Santo Domingo Square and other attractions are all within walking distance of the property.
There are numerous small stores to buy basic necessities in the immediate area, as well as local designer boutiques and artisan shops. Bocagrande, famous for its modern hotels and extensive beaches, is a 10-minute drive from the property. The airport is less than 15 minutes away by car.
Food & Beverage
Cartagena's old city offers eateries for every budget and palate. These range from Crepes & Waffles, a Colombian restaurant chain, to La Vitrola, one of Cartagena's most famous establishments serving Italian food in a converted colonial home.
Other options include small Colombian cafes and outdoor snack bars, all within walking distance of the guest house. Bocagrande offers more possibilities, from fast food to elegant hotel restaurants serving seafood with an ocean view.
How To Get There
Take Carrera 1-Santander Avenue from the airport, and turn left on 41st Street before the walled city. Turn right on Venezuela Avenue, and then a few blocks later take Diagonal 35 on the right. The hotel is on the corner of Diagonal 35 and 35th Street.
Amenities & Services
General:Breakfast, Guest Kitchen, Express Check-In/Check-Out, Ground-Floor Terrace, Patio, Air Conditioning, Communal Living Room, Cable/Satellite TV, 24-Hour Front Desk.
Services:Wake-Up Service, Airport Transfer, Tours and Excursions, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Concierge Service, Luggage Storage, Laundry Service, Computers with Internet Connection.
Nearby Attractions:Snorkeling, Botanical Garden, Museum, Colonial Architecture, Municipal Park, Scuba Diving, Boating, Beach, Historic District, Surfing, Nightlife.
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