Stay in the heart of Cartagena de Indias Excellent location – show map

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Attractively set in the Centro district of Cartagena de Indias, El Barrio Hostal is located an 11-minute walk from Marbella Beach, 0.9 miles from Bocagrande Beach and 1.8 miles from Crespo. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is close to popular attractions like Cartagena's Walls, San Felipe de Barajas Castle and Cartagena's Modern Art Museum.

Complete with a private bathroom, the rooms at the hostel come with air conditioning, and certain rooms contain a balcony. At El Barrio Hostal rooms include bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental or a vegetarian breakfast.

Popular points of interest near El Barrio Hostal include Bolivar Park, Cartagena's Gold Museum and Palace of the Inquisition. The nearest airport is Rafael Núñez International Airport, 3.8 miles from the hostel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cartagena de Indias, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

El Barrio Hostal has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 16, 2018

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Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Cartagena de Indias, this property has an excellent location score of 9.9!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian


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4 reasons to choose El Barrio Hostal

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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Marbella Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    3,050 feet from property
  • Bocagrande Beach

    7.6 Good beach
    4,650 feet from property
  • Crespo Beach

    7.8 Good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Tropical breezes waft through Cartagena's pastel-hued colonial buildings, just steps from the sparkling waters of the Caribbean.

What's nearby
  • San Agustin Convent
    0 miles
  • Bolivar House
    0.1 miles
  • Museum of the Colombian Emerald
    0.1 miles
  • Casa Cultural Colombo Alemana
    0.1 miles
  • Heredia's Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Cartagena's Cathedral
    0.1 miles
  • Santo Toribio Church
    0.1 miles
  • La Merced Square
    0.1 miles
  • The Coches Square
    0.1 miles
  • Marqués Valdehoyos House
    0.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Alma Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Mila Vargas
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Zaitun
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Epoca Espresso Bar
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Cartagena's Gold Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Bolivar Park
    0.2 miles
  • Palace of the Inquisition
    0.2 miles
  • Cartagena's Pegasos's Wharf
    0.2 miles
  • Cartagena's Modern Art Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Cartagena's Walls
    0.5 miles
  • Rafael Nunez House
    0.6 miles
  • San Felipe de Barajas Castle
    0.8 miles
  • Steps of La Popa Mount
    1.7 miles
  • Cartagena's Port
    1.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Marbella Beach
    3,050 feet
  • Bocagrande Beach
    4,650 feet
  • Crespo Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Castillogrande Beach
    2.1 miles
  • Laguito Beach
    2.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Rafael Núñez International Airport
    2.8 miles
  • Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport
    61.5 miles
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Amenities of El Barrio Hostal
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules El Barrio Hostal takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

FAQs about El Barrio Hostal

  • El Barrio Hostal is 1,150 feet from the center of Cartagena de Indias.

  • El Barrio Hostal offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at El Barrio Hostal can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Vegetarian

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Barrio Hostal by:

      • Taxi 15min

    • The prices at El Barrio Hostal may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at El Barrio Hostal is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.