Casa Torreón Azul
Cozy mid-range accommodations in a central location can be found at the Casa Torreón Azul in Cartagena's old city. Bright tropical colors and exposed brick accents are displayed throughout the charming colonial-style building, which boasts small, street-facing balconies on the upper floors. The air-conditioned guest rooms feature antique-style furniture, sitting areas, flat-screen televisions with cable channels, and private tiled baths.
Sited in the interior courtyard, a swimming pool along with a poolside bar, potted palm trees and a sun terrace enable guests to relax and take in the tranquil atmosphere of the property. Hammocks and sofas in the in-door lounge area add to the laid-back ambience. Airport transportation can be arranged upon request, as can tours and fishing trips.
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The property is located on the historic San Diego Plaza in Cartagena's old city. The Palace of the Inquisition, Clock Tower, and Emerald Museum are just some of the attractions within walking distance of the property.
Bocagrande is a 10-minute cab ride away and holds further shopping, dining and nightlife options, as well as housing the popular marina from which fishing trips and tours to the Rosario Islands leave.
Food & Beverage
The hotel's on-site restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, while drinks can also be enjoyed in the courtyard by the swimming pool. In addition, a common kitchen provides guests the option of preparing their own meals.
A wide variety of restaurants, bistros and sidewalk cafés are seen in this part of the city. The coastal Bocagrande neighborhood offers further dining options with views overlooking Cartagena Bay.
How To Get There
From the airport, take Carrera 1-Santander Avenue. Turn left on 41st Street and then right into the walled city on 39th Street. At the end of this street at Carrera 7, turn right and the hotel will be half a block up on the right-hand side.
Amenities & Services
General:Breakfast, Lounge Area, Guest Kitchen, Daily Newspapers, Patio, Poolside Bar, Restaurant, Air Conditioning, 24-Hour Front Desk, Cable/Satellite TV.
Services:Airport Transfer, Butler, Tours and Excursions, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Room Service, Wake-Up Service, Laundry Service, In-Room Breakfast Option, Currency Exchange.
On-Site Activities:Hammocks, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Sun Loungers.
Nearby Attractions:Hiking, Cathedral, Snorkeling, Sightseeing Tours, Colonial Architecture, Surfing, Shopping Area, Gastronomy, Beach, Historic District, Nightlife.
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