Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals

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Beach nearby, black sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Beach nearby, black sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Beach nearby, black sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Outdoor pool, open 8 AM to 9 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals

Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals

4.0 star property
4-star beach hotel with spa, near Bocagrande Beach

8.4/10 Very Good

1,001 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
The price is $152
Price available on 8/23/2022
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Carrera 1a No 2-87, Cartagena, Bolivar, 130001
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • 4 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Bocagrande
  • Bocagrande Beach - 1 min drive
  • Cartagena de Indias Convention Center - 13 min drive
  • Clock Tower - 18 min drive
  • Blanca Beach - 88 min drive

Getting around

  • Rafael Nunez Intl. Airport (CTG) - 21 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals

At Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, beachside drinks, and sun loungers, plus scuba diving is nearby. The outdoor pool provides a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in massages, aromatherapy, and reflexology. Pedro Heredia Restaurant, one of 4 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include a poolside bar, a health club, and a fitness center. Fellow travelers like the pool and helpful staff.

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 363 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 1 per room, up to 22 lbs)*
  • Restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • 4 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Private picnics
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Children's pool
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • Mini golf
  • Shopping
  • Beach access
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 9 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (3444 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car rental
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1945
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Pool access ramp on site

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Spa Caribe. Services include facials, body scrubs, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open select days. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Pedro Heredia Restaurant - Overlooking the pool, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
India Catalina Restaurant - This restaurant overlooks the pool. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Oh Caribe! Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.
Karibukay Sushi Bar - This sushi bar specializes in Asian cuisine. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • For stays on or after January 1, 2023, residents of Colombia and non-residents staying 60 consecutive days or more will be charged a 19% national sales tax by the property at the time of stay. Travelers on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax may be charged where a room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 17 for adults and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 25 per person (one way)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 35.0 per night
  • If you are traveling with a child, your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for non-Columbian citizens) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 9 PM
  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Property Registration Number 4253,RNT 4253

Also known as

Caribe Cartagena
Caribe Hotel
Hotel Caribe Faranda Cartagena
Hotel Caribe Cartagena
Caribe Hotel Cartagena
Hotel Caribe Faranda
Caribe Faranda Cartagena
Caribe Faranda
Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand
Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand a member of Radisson Individuals

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

8.4

Very Good

8.7/10

Cleanliness

8.6/10

Staff & service

8.1/10

Amenities

8.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.6/10

Eco-friendliness

6/10 Good

Building needs some renovation , narrow driveways
Narrow drive way entrance , door ENTRY IS NARROW (one way ) not sure why they don’t open both sides . So between guest with bags & door attendant going in & out it’s always clogged up, mind you right after the door are 3 steps of stair connected to narrow driveway , LOBBY is always crowded , room is not avail literally by 3 pm or later other place I visit 11-12noon they have it ready if not shortly after
Felix, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Yolanda, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This hotel was absolutely gorgeous!! The staff was especially friendly and helpful!! Carlos at the bellman station helped us with every and anything!! The breakfast staff was was sooooo on accommodating!! Always with smiles!! The grounds….OMG!! The animals that just come up to you and live there makes you feel like you are in a tropical paradise!! The pool area was gorgeous. It was my second time staying there and I truly will not stay anywhere else!!
Emperatriz, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Neil, 3-night business trip
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8/10 Very Good

Ole, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

Maria, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Francisco, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Robertha, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

The rooms aren't very nice and the staff would rather apologies than do a good job. Restaurant food wasn't very good.
Mario G, 8-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It has old world charm. The inside court yard pool area is like a sanctuary. They have parrots a Tucán a sloth and a couple of tiny deer living on the property that they care for. It truly is beautiful and the best beach area is just across the street.
John, 4-night family trip
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