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Charming 2 BR Apart. in Heart of Colonial Cartagena, Colombia

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evening view out from living room, through lanai

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Last updated: 05/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This apartment is ideally located in the heart of magnificent colonial Cartagena, which is a very safe area. It's a stone-throw from the 16th century cathedral and also where Sir Francis Drake lived when he captured the city.

Within walking distance: fine restaurants, museums, churches, the beautiful streets of Cartagena, and its fortifications. A bit further out, requiring a taxi ride, the spectacular San Felipe fort and La Popa mountain-top monastery.

Beaches close by.

The apartment itself is well appointed and decorated, ideal for two couples. The building has a lap pool at street level as well as a roof-top sunning and lounging area. It has a doorman at all times.

The daily visit of a cleaning lady is included. She can also be hired to cook lunch.

Nearby travel agencies, or boats on the dock southeast of the apartment, can arrange a boating visit to the bay's fortifications, the Rosario islands, and the Aquarium.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    An adult over 25 must be in charge....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children under 10 not accepted....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    There are a couple of steps to enter the building...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Only in living area and lanai....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

    two twin beds usually paired, can be separated...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • King size bed (1) made up of two separate beds in main bedroom, Queen size bed (1) bedroom 2....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Paintings by renowned Latin American artists. Daily cleaning, washing and ironing included....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    compatible with iPhone5 and AirPlay...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Water Sports

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Surrounded by museums, colonial houses, ramparts, restaurants, jewelry stores, artisan shops....moreless

  • Monument View:

    The San Pedro Claver church....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Sits six; adjacent to living room and lanai....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    The two bedrooms have air conditioning; the living-dining area and lanai have overhead fans ...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Within the apartment....moreless

  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Can sit six, or eight including lanai....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Within the apartment....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Can serve six guests....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Private kitchen, well equiped....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Shared sun roof on top of building, with lounge chairs....moreless

  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Can be rented nearby....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Adjacent to living room, with several chairs, tables, and a hammock....moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Shared lap pool at street level of building....moreless

  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low season
Feb 3 - Dec 15, 2015
1 night min stay
$200
$1,200 $3,000
high season
Dec 16 - Dec 26, 2015
3 night min stay
$300
$1,800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$200
$1,200 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Deposit of 50% to reserve.

Final 50% due 15 days before arrival.

Deposit refunded if reservation is cancelled at least 60 days in advance.

Final 50% due if cancellation is made with less than 30 days' notice.


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Last updated: 05/13/2015
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22 Today
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Location

30 Metres
Nearest Barpub
one block
30 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
one block
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
40 minutes walking

Car: Not Necessary

In the heart of extraordinarily beautiful colonial Cartagena. Building faces wonderful Plaza de Bolivar, surrounded by Inquisition Palace, Cathedral and Gold Museum. Bocagrande beaches nearby. Beautiful beaches and coral reefs in Barú and the Islas del Rosario (including a seaquarium), less than an hour away by speedboat, or an hour and a half by taxi to Barú.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Colombians, residing in Santiago, Chile, and in Bogota, Colombia. Have loved Cartagena for a long, long time.

Why the Owner Chose Cartagena:
Colonial, walled, Cartagena is extraordinary - an intimate and magnificent experience. This building is located on the landmark Plaza de Bolívar, diagonal from the Inquisition Palace Museum, the XVIth Century Cathedral, and the Gold Museum.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The lanai of the apartment faces the beautiful dome and spires of San Pedro Claver Church. The building is on the central Plaza de Bolivar or Inquisition Square, although the apartment is on the quiet side of the building, not facing the sometimes noicy square. Ideal location for walking tours of this gem of a colonial city. The building has a lap pool and a sundeck.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

 

Photos

  • evening view out from living room, through lanai

    evening view out from living room, through lanai

  • dining room, from the living room; lanai to the right

    dining room, from the living room; lanai to the right

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • San Pedro church spires, from the lanai; San Pedro Claver protected slaves

    San Pedro church spires, from the lanai; San Pedro Claver protected slaves

  • dove nesting in lanai opening

    dove nesting in lanai opening

  • main bedroom

    main bedroom

  • second bedroom

    second bedroom

  • shared lap pool - street level

    shared lap pool - street level

  • our building, from the Inquisition MUseum

    our building, from the Inquisition MUseum

  • view of the colonial cityfrom the shared sun deck

    view of the colonial cityfrom the shared sun deck

  • floor plan of the apartment and the third floor of the building

    floor plan of the apartment and the third floor of the building

  • entrance hall

    entrance hall

  • the living room; dining table and lanai at the left, entrance to second bedroom

    the living room; dining table and lanai at the left, entrance to second bedroom

  • the lanai in the evening

    the lanai in the evening

  • the lanai in the daytime; view of spires of San Pedro Claver church

    the lanai in the daytime; view of spires of San Pedro Claver church

  • main bedroom in the evening

    main bedroom in the evening

  • en-suite bath of main bedroom

    en-suite bath of main bedroom

  • en-suite bathroom of second bedroom

    en-suite bathroom of second bedroom

  • statue of Bolivar, the Plaza Bolivar, and our building in the background

    statue of Bolivar, the Plaza Bolivar, and our building in the background

  • view from shared sun deck - Plaza Bolivar, the cathedral, the Caribbean

    view from shared sun deck - Plaza Bolivar, the cathedral, the Caribbean

  • the lower tier of the shared sun deck

    the lower tier of the shared sun deck

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/13/2015
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Cartagena #272159

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