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Get an overview of this hotel4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa

Popular highlights

Free self parking
Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center

With a stay at Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand in Cartagena (Bocagrande), you'll be steps from Bocagrande Beach and 11 minutes by foot from Castillo Grande Beach.

This 4-star hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Puerta del Reloj and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from San Pedro Claver Church and Convent.

Make yourself at home in one of the 363 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. 40-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club and an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this Colonial hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy international cuisine at Pedro Heredia Restaurant, one of the hotel's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Cartagena? This hotel has facilities measuring 3444 square feet (320 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.

Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand like an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a swim-up bar and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This Colonial hotel also offers a health club, a garden, and a terrace. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand has designated areas for smoking.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 320 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 363 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Conference space 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Year Built - 1945 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Children's pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3444 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 1 per stay )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

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.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Spa Caribe. Services include facials and body scrubs. 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.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Reflexology 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 45.0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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

Property Registry Number - RNT 4253

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • The national sales tax (19%) is charged upon check-out to citizens of Colombia regardless of length of stay and to foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.
  • Resort fee: USD 4 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 19 for adults and USD 14 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 1 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 25 per person (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 45.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Caribe Cartagena
  • Caribe Hotel
  • Hotel Caribe Faranda Cartagena
  • Hotel Caribe Cartagena
  • Caribe Hotel Cartagena
  • Hotel Caribe Faranda
  • Caribe Faranda Cartagena
  • Caribe Faranda

We should mention

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 foreign visitors) 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. 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. Pool access available from 8 AM to 9 PM.Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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