Hotel Marlin

Centro Calle de la media Luna 10 – 35Cartagena130008Colombia
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About Hotel Marlin

Located in the hip and culture-filled Getsemaní neighbourhood, Hotel Marlin features a bright colourful exterior with similar decorations inside that match the cheerful hue and youthful vibe.

Guests booking rooms at Hotel Marlin can choose either double or bunk bed-type rooms. All of them have either fans or air conditioning. Televisions help travellers stay entertained and Wi-Fi is available. Also the private bathrooms include soap.

There is a safe at the reception desk where guests can store valuables. Also, staff members can arrange airport transfers, schedule wake-up calls, or assist travellers who want to take advantage of the property's 24-hour luggage storage service.

This property does not serve meals but there is a communal kitchen with a refrigerator and microwave. Nearby dining options abound, including Kokoa Sushi Wok, which is 100 metres away.

This property is a ten-minute walk from Mall Plaza El Castillo, a popular shopping centre. It's also less than 500 metres from numerous casinos, including Fantasia Royal.


Centro Calle de la media Luna 10 – 35, Cartagena, 130008, Colombia
Telephone: +57(5)6643507 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 13:00

Positive Reviews

An excellent location

Due to this property being walking distance from numerous restaurants and close to the city centre, guests think its location is one of the best things about it. They also being able to admire the bay during their stays.

The staff members are helpful

Guests report that the staff members have good attitudes and are eager to offer assistance where they can. Also, they reportedly try hard to make travellers happy during their stay, despite the fact that they are usually not fluent in English.

Appealing prices

The low cost of staying here is another factor that travellers appreciate. They frequently choose to stay here when keeping expenses down is a priority.

Negative Reviews

Problems with noise

Guests report that this property becomes particularly noisy at night due to nearby nightclubs and busy streets. Also, the soundproofing between rooms is not ideal.

Tiny rooms

Guests say the rooms are quite small. They mention that size limitations are particularly apparent when staying in non-private rooms or when looking to store their luggage.

Cleanliness could be improved

Travellers think the cleanliness at this property could be better than it is. They discuss issues with stained linens and the rooms not being cleaned every day or thoroughly enough upon arrival. These factors tend to put a damper on their stay and give them a poor overall impression of the facility.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 182 reviews across the web
6.8 /10
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    6.9 /10
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    7.0 /10
6.8 out of 10 based on 182 reviews