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Absolutely the best value in the heart of Cartagena, $400 per night

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 270 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 full Baths, (Sleeps 2-5)

When we started on VRBO and Homeaway there was no one else doing it in Cartagena.

Besides being the best location and nicest most luxurious apartment in the old city we have many benefits to enhance your stay, we can arrange airport pickup for a very reasonable price. Fresh cut tropical flowers, and concierge service are included.

We have the best views of Cartagena for when you want to just hang out in the apartment.

There is a full time butler that services the apartment daily and you will never want for fresh clean linens and towels.

There is an optional cook for a very reasonable price, about US$15 per day and if you have her stay after 5pm to serve dinner an extra $5 for transport home.

The pool deck is private to the apartment, you do not share it with anyone. The pool is small and you certainly can't swim laps but it is a great place to refresh on a hot day while taking in the views of Cartagena.

There are 2 bedrooms with full bath. The main bedroom spans the entire front of the apartment and has a 30 foot balcony over the main street of Cartagena. The master bath has a huge shower with twin heads all tiled in corolina "Travetine" twin Morano glass sinks and plenty of closet space for your belongings.

The guest bedroom can be set up as twin beds or a king sized bed. A full sized bathroom adjoins this bedroom.

This lower floor also houses the laundry, kitchen and servants quarters.

Up stairs there is another full bathroom and the entertainment area including a nautical bar, upper lounge area, front balcony and pool deck with a beautiful new coralina barbecue.

The front balcony is a superb place for sunset with the cupola of San Pedro Claver church right across the street.

Several photoshoots have been done from this balcony including JCrew plus a number of national TV stations have filmed from here.

The best way to get a feel for this magnificent apartment is to read the reviews and see what other travelers have said about their stay here.

If you want a luxury holiday where every detail has been taken care of for you this is the place to stay.

The $400 per night is for up to 4 people. For more than 4 people contact me for a quote.

More Details

Property Manager
Greg Hills
Member since: 2007
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2018

About Greg Hills

I am an Australian ships captain working on megayachts so I know what luxury is. I purchased this property and did a complete reconstruction to make this the nicest user friendly place for my home.

Greg Hills purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Greg Hills chose Centro

Its dead center of Cartagena. You can't get more central. It has absolutely the best views with stunning balconies overlooking all the major attractions of the city.

What makes this apartment unique

The best city views from 3 balconies, absolutly the most central location, private large rooftop jacuzzi. Great security. luxury, Luxury, luxury.

There is not another apartment that offers its visitors a better experience. We are dedicated to helping you with your vacation from meeting you at the airport to helping you with tours and excursions. Its our goal to make your stay a memorable one.

Guestbook comments from the manager

What a great review Mathew. Thank you. Its great to be appreciated for the effort we put into making this the best stay in Cartagena. You were a pleasure to look after and I hope all my guests are as responsible and respectful of my property as you.

All the best. Greg
Apr 2016
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Centro

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 270 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Huge luxury bathroom, double shower heads in monster shower.
  • This is a gorgeous big bathroom lined with coralina a fossilized coral quarried in Colombia. It has a very large shower with 2 big 6 inch diameter shower heads, twin morano glass sinks and ratan closet fronts. 8 ft high double doors open onto a 30 foot balcony over looking the main street of Cartagena and San Pedro Claver Cathedral.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 2 single bed , Can be a queen size bed or 2 twin size beds
  • Comfortable good size bedroom, very quiet and great for sleeping late after a night on the town.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Absolutely the best value in the heart of Cartagena, $400 per night
average rating of 4.9560437 based on 92 reviews
5

Perfect Vacation Property.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time here. This place is an oasis in the best part of town and my only complaint is that I cant give it more stars. The property is so beautiful that we enjoyed hanging out there just as much as touring the city. Jorge was great to have around and really made the trip for us, and Billys cooking was better than most meals we had out. The only thing I feel like I can add to the endless 5 star reviews of this property is a review of the 2nd bedroom. We were two couples traveling together so the question of who gets the master bedroom was a big decision and I didn't see it mentioned by anyone else in much detail. Have no fear, the second bedroom was just as good as the first, just a little smaller and slightly less lavish. It had its own bathroom and was actually much quieter than the master, which is on the main main street, so the 2nd was easier to get good sleep in. I actually preferred the 2nd bedroom for those reasons.

  • Review Submitted: 29/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great review thank you. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Ill pass you nice comments on to Jorge and Billi. Regards Greg
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5

we all should go to Cartagena

  • 5 of 5

Greg Hill's apartment reflects his colorful life. Art and memories throughout the home. Inspirational views right outside that would satisfy any world traveler. Elegant like a jewel, comfortable like your favorite fuzzy robe. Jorge, the caretaker of Casa De Capi, is a true gentleman and will assist you with anything you require. Having secured these stellar accommodations, it will leave you with nothing more than to explore the magic of Cartagena de Indias. Be warned, your heart will ache when you realize you eventually have to go home.

  • Review Submitted: 19/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great place, great location, and the staff was very helpful. The house is close to everything you need, and the views are amazing. We would totally stay there again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 17/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent location, property and staff

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay - the location is perfect for both Centro and access to the rest of Cartagena. Everything is within walking distance, or a short cab ride.

Jorge was excellent, and Osiris's cooking can't be beat. Fanny made sure any concerns were dealt with in a proper way.

Staying here made the trip to Cartagena very enjoyable. We were two couples in our fifties, and had an excellent time.

Thanks Greg for letting us stay!

  • Review Submitted: 27/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

The villa alone is amazing. The experience is “made” thanks to Fanny, the property manager, Jorge, the butler, and Billy, the cook. Everyone went out of their way to ensure we had a wonderful stay in Cartagena. Thank you Greg!

  • Review Submitted: 20/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magical views!

  • 5 of 5

I traveled to Cartagena with 3 girlfriends and we very much enjoyed our stay at Greg's place. You can't beat the location. We really enjoyed lazy mornings sipping Jorge's freshly made coffee and the amazing food that Billy cooked for breakfast. There are two terraces where you can comfortably lounge to enjoy the sun or the shade. And, you really can't beat the views! Cartagena is such a beautiful city right on the water and the terraces allow you to just take it all in and enjoy the moment. I would highly recommend booking this property!

  • Review Submitted: 17/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
San Pedro Claver
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
San Pedro Claver, El Corral
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Boca Grande
Car: not necessary

If contact in Columbia is needed there is a direct line Spanish only. (57)315 707 5380

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Rates & Availability

Contact Manager

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,377.7

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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