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Arsenal Hotel

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. 2.50 km from downtown
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Very good

Overall Score. Based on 111 comments

USD 163


Reference date Thu, May 11, 2023

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Accommodation amenities

Air conditioning in common areasPoolFree Wi-Fi in common areasGym / Fitness center

About Arsenal Hotel

The Arsenal Hotel is located in the Getsêmani neighborhood of Cartagena de Indias. It offers a terrace with panoramic views of the bay and pool, as well as a business center and concierge.

The Red Knife Restaurant serves daily breakfast, included in the daily rate, with fresh fruit, cereals, baked goods and a selection of hot and cold drinks. In addition, there are meal options for lunch and dinner. The property also has a bar and a wine list.

Know the nearest points of interest:
• The Cartagena Walls are 2 km from Allure Chocolat.
• San Felipe de Barajas Castle is 1.5 km away.
• The beaches of Bocagrande are 3 km away.
• Zona Rosa is a 10-minute walk away.
• Rafael Núñez International Airport is 7 km away.

Rooms in Arsenal Hotel

Double Room Superior with Garden View

Flat-screen TVFree Wi-FiAir conditioningMinibar
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Double Room Luxury with Street View

Flat-screen TVFree Wi-FiAir conditioningMinibar
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Double Room Standard

Flat-screen TVFree Wi-FiAir conditioningMinibar
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Deluxe Room

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiAir conditioningMinibar
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Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiAir conditioningMinibar
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Luxury Room

Satellite or cable TVFree Wi-FiAir conditioningMinibar
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Double Room Luxury with Bay View

Flat-screen TVFree Wi-FiAir conditioningMinibar
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About the area

Tourist attractions

San Pedro Claver Sanctuary339 m
Memorial Clock Tower339 m
Santo Domingo Square609 m
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas1.03 km


Donde Fidel310 m
Bazurto Social Club329 m
Café del Mar783 m
Club de Pesca784 m


Bocagrande Beach2.15 km
Plaza Playa Castillo Grande2.95 km
Isla Barú30.29 km


Casino Rio Cartagena de Indias646 m
Teatro Heredia Adolfo Mejía781 m
Chiva Rumbera987 m
Estadio Olímpico Jaime Morón León - Real Cartagena5.72 km


Dock Bodeguita228 m
Rafael Nunez Airport4.49 km


Portal de San Felipe Mall1.12 km
Paseo de la Castellana3.82 km

Reviews of Arsenal Hotel

8.9 out of 10

Very good

everyone rating of Arsenal Hotel. Based on 20 reviews

  • Services 9.2
  • Accommodation staff 9.4
  • Location 9.4
  • Cleanliness 9.1
  • Price/quality 8.6
  • Wi-Fi 9
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9.7Host verified

Todo me gustó. La vista desde la terraza en el techo es inmejorable. Las instalaciones son de alta calidad y la atención del personal excelente. View less

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Accommodation amenities

  • Free luggage storage
  • Free Wi-Fi in common areas
  • Room service
  • Breakfast
  • Air conditioning in common areas
  • 24h front desk
  • Pool
  • 24h security
  • Elevator
  • Garden
More services
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle service with additional cost
  • No pets allowed
  • Airport Shuttle with additional cost
  • Computers for guests use
  • Ironing service
  • Wake-up call service
  • Car rentals
  • Currency exchange service
  • Parking with additional cost
  • Laundry service with additional cost
Fun and leisure
  • Solarium
  • Babysitting services
  • Gym / Fitness center
  • Massages service
  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Accommodation conditions

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • From 06:30 to 10:00
Keep in mind

Additional fees to be paid upon check-in:

  • Colombian guests must pay 19% of the total value of their stay in VAT at the hotel. Foreigners with less than 60 days in the country, presenting a passport are exempt from this payment.

Please note

At accommodation:

  • COVID-19 - Due to the current situation Piscina, Gym / Fitness center, Spa service, are out of service indefinitely.

Hygiene and security

  • In-room dining
  • Reception glass window
  • Temperature control
  • Masks available to guests
  • Free hand sanitizer in common areas
  • Protective clothing available to guests
  • Staff uses masks
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Wrapped food options

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Safe Stay

Air conditioning in common areas


Free Wi-Fi in common areas

Located in the tourist area of ​​Bocagrande, facing the beach, the Hotel Almirante Cartagena offers restaurants, bars and pool overlooking the sea. By car, the hotel is 10 minutes from Rafael Nunez International Airport and 5 minutes from the Walled City. The Wi-Fi is free throughout the property.

Hotel Almirante in Cartagena, guests can enjoy various dining options. The Alcatraz Fine Restaurant offers grill, fondue and international cuisine, while the Plaza Real serves French pastries and snacks. The Pizzeria offers different flavors of pizza. For drinks, the hotel features the Sports Bar, which broadcasts sports games. The breakfast buffet is served daily.

The rooms differ in surface. They are equipped with air conditioning, LCD TV and minibar. The bathroom has a shower, bath and hairdryer. There are units with a seating area, sofa and sea view.

Among the amenities you will find games room, convention center and gym. The pool has a solarium and food and drinks. Massage services, sauna and hairdresser can be arranged for a fee.

The Almirante Hotel Cartagena is 3 km from the Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas and 20 minutes drive from the Maritime Terminal. The bus station is 15 km from the property.

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Spanish and English

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FAQs about Arsenal Hotel

Why choose Arsenal Hotel

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