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Hostal Playa Blanca

Final de playa Blanca en direccion del Decameron, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
+57 301 683 4584

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based on 261 reviews
Hostal Playa Blanca - Cartagena, Colombia
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Distance to city centre 23.1 km
Location rating 8.2


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  • Good
    Sep 2019

    Great location, quiet on the beach Not overcrowded

  • Okay
    Apr 2019

    Location. Two of the staff Carlos and Elena where always friendly and helpful if you needed anything or anything went wrong, but too much goes wrong here that’s the problem.

    1.Upon arrival we were greeted and sat down to arrange check in, as we sat down two women who were on the premises proceeded to give us massages, we said no twice but they persisted as we were occupied talking to the receptionist. By the end of it this the two women asked for 100,000cop each we said no which began the big debate that went on for an hour between us who do not speak much Spanish, the receptionist and another lady who translated for us. Eventually they settled for 60,000, we were not happy about this because we didn’t have much cash and we thought that the women were part of the Hostal. We were not told anything before arriving to the island either. At the end of the day it is the hostels responsibility not to allow these people on the premises, or to tell them to stop hassling us as we checked in. None of this was done. 2. There is sand everywhere all through the rooms. 3. On the sign it says breakfast starts at 7 and lunch starts at 12. Every day this was late from between 1 and 2 hours. We missed our midday boat because lunch was so late on the last day. 4. They always run out of water for the showers, and often had to ask half way through for them to top it up by hand. 5. The food is not good 6. The walls are paper thin you can here all the rooms around. The floors shake as people walk and even shake when someone decides to have sex in there room. Yes you can here and feel every thrust! Disgusting! Stay here if you would like a terrible experience!

  • Excellent
    Apr 2019

    Loved every minute at this hotel! The location was perfect! A little bit further down on the beach so it’s not as busy. The ocean is beautiful! Plenty of sun beds with covers. The staff were super friendly (especially mario!) the owner went above and beyond to make our stay as pleasurable as possible! We stupidly forgot money and he did everything he could so we didn’t have to go all the way back to Cartagena. We were super grateful for the 1st class customer service he provided us! We have a dog and they were so good with her which puts us at ease so much! It was amazing, we will be back (with more money haha)!!!!

    Some of the toilets didn’t have seats- and it is a self flush system.. but so is a majority of the island!

  • Excellent
    Mar 2019

    The staff were amazing and so helpful, very kind. You could hear waves crashing all night. It was a dream.

  • Good
    Mar 2019

    It’s on the beach so facilities are very basic but it’s nice enough. Playa Blanca is beautiful but it is expensive so be prepared to pay more for things when you get here. Rooms are basic but that was fine for me, you are literally right in the back and can sit in the balcony overlooking the sea. Would def recommend visiting playa Blanca, such a chill vibe!!

    Expensive for what it is

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Offering a restaurant and a private beach area, Hostal Playa Blanca is located in Cartagena de Indias. Guests enjoy on-site activities like snorkelling, kayaking, diving and fishing. Each rustic bungalow here is located along the beach and features a wardrobe, a coffee maker and a shared bathroom with a shower and toilet. They also have a small terrace. At Hostal Playa Blanca you will find a 24-hour front desk, a bar and a shared kitchen. Other facilities offered at the property include water sports facilities and a tour desk.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

6.9 Good

based on 261 reviews









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  • Beach nearby

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No smoking
24-hour front desk
Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Private beach
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Room service

FAQs when booking at Hostal Playa Blanca

Where is Hostal Playa Blanca located?

Hostal Playa Blanca is located at Final de playa Blanca en direccion del Decameron, 23.1 km from the centre of Cartagena. Playa Blanca is the closest landmark to Hostal Playa Blanca.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Hostal Playa Blanca?

Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Hostal Playa Blanca.

Does Hostal Playa Blanca offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Hostal Playa Blanca offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Hostal Playa Blanca offer free parking?

No, Hostal Playa Blanca does not offer free parking.

Does Hostal Playa Blanca offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Hostal Playa Blanca does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Hostal Playa Blanca from the airport?

Hostal Playa Blanca is 26.4 km from Cartagena Rafael Nunez. Hostal Playa Blanca is 105.2 km from Corozal.

Can you bring pets to Hostal Playa Blanca?

Yes, Hostal Playa Blanca is a pet-friendly hotel.

Does Hostal Playa Blanca have a pool?

No, Hostal Playa Blanca does not have a pool on-site.


Most popular landmarks

  • Playa Blanca 1.2 km
  • Playa de Bocagrande 20.6 km
  • Iglesia de San Pedro Claver 22.8 km
  • Mercado de Bazurto 22.8 km
  • Parroquia de la Santísima Trinidad 22.8 km
  • Joyeria Caribe Museo de la Esmeralda y Fábrica 22.9 km

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Getting Around

Cartagena Rafael Nunez 26.4 km
Corozal 105.2 km
Hostal Playa Blanca