hotel alfiz Details
A small boutique hotel, created from a renovated 17th century house, absolutely brimming with history.
Between the oldest squares in Cartagena, The Plaza Bolivar and the Plaza de la Aduana, within the areas historic district.
Accommodation & Facilities
The 8 romantic rooms vary in size and shape; some split over 2 levels with dainty wooden stair cases, others with mezzanines or ideal for families. The rooms themes are dedicated to specific important periods within the history of Cartagena and named accordingly, such as La Conquista, La Colonia and Los Piratas. This allows guests to really submerge themselves in the unique ambience of the place and learn about the area. There are 4 standard rooms, 2 junior suites (with mezzanines), 1 suite and a family apartment with 2 bedrooms, and despite their historical and antique-like appearance, contain all the modern amenities necessary. Bathrooms have hot and cold water and romantic bath tubs. There is a safe, mini bar, cable TV and ceiling fans in the rooms as well as free access to their wireless network.
In the main area you will find a library and reading room, as well as a sun deck, balcony and hammocks for a bit of traditional relaxation. There refreshing outdoor pool and spa treatments are available in your room or out on the terrace on request. There is also a Spanish teacher here so you can brush up before you head out on to the streets of Cartagena…
Breakfast is a la carte and can be served to you in your room or out on the garden patio. There are lots of little cafes and restaurants around for your meals and the hotel is happy to recommend the best places for you.
There is a multi-lingual guide for excursions around Cartagena, enjoy a walking tour of the old city, an open top bus tour at night and a tour all the way to Tayrona Park. There is even tours available arounf the Mangroves and Swamps as well as the relaxing Rosario Island if you’ve had enough of the city.
Children are welcome, however they must stay in the Family Room.