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Luxurious 1 Bedroom Apartment in Historic City of Cartagena

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Only 15 minutes from the airport, in the historic center of the city of Cartagena de Indias, San Diego quarter, this 82 M² furnished apartment consists of a living room (50m²), an open kitchen facing the living room, a separate bathroom with shower and a double bedroom with wall to wall closets, television and a desk. The floors, bathroom and kitchen are marble with lovely woodwork. The living room has a convertible sofa which sleeps two, (it opens and has two single beds), and a balcony overlooking the gardens and its fountain. Full air conditioning is provided.

The apartment is in a small two story building; it also offers recreational and social areas, two rooftop swimming pools, gardens and an area to hold receptions. The property has 24 hour porter service, and surveillance cameras in the corridors.

Keywords: furnished flat,

More Details

Maria Isabel
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018

About Maria Isabel

Maria Isabel Otalora is a Colombian citizen, who lives in Paris and works with UNESCO. Owns this apartment for her own use, and wishes to rent it in order to cover the maintenance costs. Looks for careful people, who want to discover and enjoy the marvelous city of Cartagena.

Maria Isabel purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Maria Isabel chose San Diego

Cartagena is one of the world's most unique cities, offering museums, historica landmarks, classical music festivals, theatre, excellent cuisine, lively nights, in a Caribbean atmosphere and tropical climate. We plan to spend two months per year there to enjoy the beauty of the city.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment combines a perfect location in the old part of the city within a modern setting and complete comfort, refined decoration and excellent services. The rent also includes maid's service twice a week.


San Diego Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is seprate from the bedroom and has a shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon , The sopha is long and large
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • with wall to wall closet, and a small desk
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Tours can be arranged by the hotel section of the building as well as obtaining taxis and chauffeurs with the help of the porters and concierge. Medical assistance in house can also be obtained through the reception.


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(25 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious 1 Bedroom Apartment in Historic City of Cartagena
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews

Lovely, cool apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this apartment for 8 days and it was even better than expected. In the warm, humid and colorful city of Cartagena a spacious and cool apartment to come back to was a luxury we soon learned to appreciate. So were the two roof-top-pools, Maria Isabel's good suggestions, the friendly staff, and most of all Claribel. She is marvelous - friendly, efficient, reliable, a good cook.

Highly recommended to anyone who is looking for a good location and a splendid place to stay inside the city walls of Cartagena.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to know that everything was so enjoyable I always seem to have such wonderful appreciative guests.
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Chicago, Illinois

Great place and location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is great and the location is fantastic also maria isabel is a great person to accommodate your needs

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Time in Cartagena

  • 5 of 5

I was fortunate enough to have stayed in oasis in Cartagena. Getting in touch with Maria Isabel ( the owner) was easy and quick, even with her being out of the country, she made arrangements to see the property within hours. Walking through the front doors into the building, your met with extremely polite and helpful front door staff. The building has a calming and safe feel to it. As youwalk to the apartment , you pass by garden areas that reach up 3 floors in some places that gives you a relaxing feel. The apartment itself is bright with sliding doors overlooking a lush garden courtyard from the deck. The place is kept very clean with Clarabel ( housekeeper) coming in 2-3 times a week to clean and even does your laundry. The place is kept nice and cool with 2 air conditioners as well as 2 rooftop pools that were rarely busy. This place is great for long term stays with well equipped kitchen and a large grocery store 2 blocks away. Location is perfect with plazas close with great restaurants nearby. Wouldn’t hesitate to return or recommend this to anyone

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Do Not Hesitate To Stay Here

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented Maria's apartment for a week that we were in Cartagena. The apartment is EXACTLY what you see on this website. It's clean, comfortable, spacious, well equipped. Her housekeeper Claribel is a lovely woman who is eager to please in any way that she can for you. Aside from tidying up, she is willing to shop and cook for you and do laundry if you like.

Maria was very easy to deal with when asking some initial questions and arranging the booking and payment. She provided some very helpful advice and suggestions as well.

The apartment is in the San Diego area of the walled city. There is a large supermarket 2 blocks away, which is extremely handy. San Diego Plaza is a block away and there are lots of great restaurants right there. The entire walled city area is walkable from this apartment so we absolutely loved the location.

Having an a/c apartment to go cool off during the day, having 2 pool areas to relax at. There is 24/7 security at the main building door. If you have a car, there is a parking spot available. Everything is nice and comfortable and secure.

I really can't imagine needing anything more than what Maria's apartment provided for us. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Thank you Maria and Claribel for making our stay so awesome.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation summer 2016

  • 5 of 5

very nice apartment. Well located easy to access by car avoiding the slow/jammed traffic of the walled city. Walking distance to all main attractions of the walled city.

The apartment kitchen is well equipped, nothing is missing to it. Good attention and cleaning service. All amenities of a 4 to 5 star hotel, security 24/7.

Great time!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ireland/Athens, Georgia

Perfect apartment in ideal location

  • 5 of 5

We spent five nights in this elegant apartment and could not have been more delighted with everything. From the moment you arrive you are greeted by a most friendly staff and Claribel was there to give us a tour of the apartment and show us how to get to the two rooftop pools. The apartment itself is bright and spotlessly clean as well as extremely well equipped. We loved looking out on the lovely greenery and fountain. It was also a nice treat to have Claribel prepare a typical Colombian meal for us on one of the days. We are already looking forward to our return someday and wouldn't consider staying anywhere else in Cartagena. You will love this apartment! Cannot recommend it highly enough.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

There is a big supermarket just down the street with ATM machines, a hairdresser a few steps away, small grocery shop and great places to eat on Plaza san Diego literally a minute from the apartment.




Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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