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304-5: Old City 2 bedroom/3 bath with balcony, roofdeck, hot water, AC, more!

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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Cartagena, Cartagena District, Bolivar Department
Choose the Balcones Apartments & you are right in the heart of the magical Old City!

In this listing our two bedroom/three bath plus living room (with balcony!) option is highlighted, ideal for a couple of friends, two couples, or a small family. There's lots of information below, or look through the photos to get to know where you could be staying on your Colombian visit!

This newly renovated (fall 2016) offering is a great place to base yourself in Cartagena. You’ll love sipping your glass of wine or morning cup of Colombian coffee on your private living room balcony overlooking Calle de la Moneda while people-watching and getting a true taste of Cartagena life. Want to get to know your fellow travelers staying in the other Balcones apartments and/or get a higher view of the Old City? Check out the roof deck with amazing views...
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About the Owner
Barbara S
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Once booked, guests receive a multi-page document (in English) and website with information on the apartments and Cartagena. I have lived in this city for more than two years, traveled around Colombia quite a bit and would be happy to answer any questions or give advice via email or phone prior to your trip. Upon arrival in Cartagena, our multilingual (Spanish/English/French) apartment manager Benjamin will meet you at the apartment at the agreed upon time to let you in, show you the place, and give you keys. He lives in the building and is readily available. Should you have a question about the apartment or you want tourism assistance, laundry service, or have questions while there, feel free to ask!
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent apartment, clean, modern and easy access to all sights and restaurants in Cartagena Centro. Roof top added bonus. Owner manager provided great info and assistance.

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WiredBarb, VR Owner at 304-5: Old City 2 bedroom/3 bath with balcony, roofdeck, hot water, AC, more!, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Yay! Very happy you had a good stay; hope you can come back again!

Reviewed 17 November 2017

The apartment is great and the staff is even better. My go to rental when in Cartagena. Walking distance to numerous bars/restaurants and the beach.

Thank T A
WiredBarb, VR Owner at 304-5: Old City 2 bedroom/3 bath with balcony, roofdeck, hot water, AC, more!, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Muchísimas gracias -- we look forward to having you back again soon!

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
-Strict 6 guest maximum, no matter the age of the guest -Extra $10/night fee for 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th person counts for those aged 3 and above. -Renters are required to pay for any...
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Bathrooms
    3 Full baths
Bedrooms
    2 Fulls
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 2 nights
R 1 921
US$145
24 Dec 2018 -
25 Dec 2018
Christmas holiday
3 nights
R 1 921
US$145
29 Dec 2018 -
2 Jan 2019
New Year's holiday
3 nights
R 5 632
US$425
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
These apartments are located in the San Diego section of the magical Old City of Cartagena, within the 500 year old Spanish colonial walls. Colonial architecture abounds!

The building is on the corner of Calle Segunda de Badillo and Calle de la Moneda. The streets are lined with shops and a couple of small restaurants. Just at the other end of the Calle Segunda de Badillo is the beautiful Parque Fernández de Madrid surrounded by plenty of nice restaurants and cafes.

Churches, museums, the old city wall, a department store, the popular Juan Valdez coffee shop, the main University of Cartagena building, and the Caribbean Sea are only a few blocks away. You are within close proximity to everything here!
Getting around
Walking is the best way to get around the Walled City – it’s great wandering the maze of quaint streets. But you are never far from the surrounding walls so you don’t have to worry about accidentally straying too far!

If you are in a hurry or want to venture outside the walls, taxis are inexpensive and easily flagged on the street. We are a 5-10 minute/US$4-5 taxi ride from the airport, and a 5-10 minute/US$2-3 taxi ride away from other sites/areas, such as San Felipe Castle (the huge old Spanish fort) or the tourist dock (for the boats to the Rosario Islands, where many prefer to go for the beach), or the beaches of Bocagrande, Laguito and Castillogrande.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Cartagena Rafael Nuñez: 5.0 km
Ferry: Muelle Turístico/Tourist Dock: 1.0 km
Visit Vacation Rentals Cartagena and choose 'how to get here'
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.5 km.
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