Studio # 203 Los Balcones, 3 balcons confortables et terrasse sur le toit / au centre de tout
Particulier / consommateur
- anglais, espagnol
Salle(s) de bain
Les réservations annulées au moins 60 jours avant le début du séjour pourront être remboursées à hauteur de 100%. Les réservations annulées au moins 30 jours avant le début du séjour pourront être remboursées à hauteur de 50%.
For the single Traveler
First the positives :
This place is perfect for the single traveler It is right in the middle of all the action. There are cafes and bars and restaurants all within 2 min from the apartment.
The balconies are great and they are right on the street and you can view all the activity below.
The management was very friendly and quick to respond to any problems
Now for the problems:
Be aware this is not for everyone and it is bare bones. There is not any soap or, tooth paste or tooth brush and the kitchen supplies are randomly assorted in the drawer.
There are just two thin towels. However if you need more you can ask for 2 more but be aware the supplies are low. ( however there are stores on the street to buy your supplies )
Also the room is very loud throughout the night and in the morning. And my final night i did not sleep at all the entire night . ( it was a saturday night ).
Also the internet was intermittant and very slow
I would choose to stay here again as i am a single traveler. However if you are not on a budget or you have a family or more than one person this may not be your best choice.
Although i like the owner and feel she is quite responsive i can not give it 5 stars as it is not for everyone.
This is comparable to a 3 star hotel room and if you know what to expect and you are wanting a nice private room close to the action at an affordable price then this would be for you.
Thank you for your thoughtful review! I appreciate your feedback and we will do our best to improve the quality of service that we provide our guests.
Our location is a great one. If you want to be smack dab in the center of the walled city and be able to walk to everything, then this is the place for you. But as it's in the center there is also a lot of activity, especially on the weekends.This unit also has 3 balconies and the noise from the vibrant streets below will certainly drift up. A light sleeper will definitely want to bring a pair of earplugs and I will make that clear in my listing description.
There should have been soap. I am very sorry that you did not have any. We do provide this and if our manager had been notified he would have given this to you immediately. He is a super attentive and always available.
We don't provide toothbrushes, toothpaste or shampoo as we are not a hotel. What we do and don't provide is easily viewed in the amenities section of the listing.
Normally our internet functions well. Cartagena is a very old city and does have its issues with service of all kinds and infrastructure. Periodically service is unreliable and citywide water and electricity problems also occur. I am very sorry if the slowness of the internet caused you any inconvenience.
We do our best but are at the mercy of our providers and service.
Again thank you for your very conscientious review. Our team works to provide a great stay for our guests. Your comments will help us improve in the future. I do hope you have the opportunity to come back!
Dive right in to the Old City
Balcones is as described. It is updated and clean. Air Conditioning never fails and always had hot water. It is in the heart of the Old City. Everything you need is close. Coffee (Juan Valdez - delicious), fresh fruit vendors, ATM and groceries all within a block. It's a great home base. After experiencing the old city for a couple days we booked some excursions beyond the walls. We left the bulk of our belongings and did some overnighters as well. It is safe and secure. We never felt otherwise. If you're a light sleeper, bring ear protection. The streets are alive quite late into the next morning, and if your neighbours are loud, which we had one night of such (no fault of property - just inconsiderate people), it can be a challenge to get some sleep. We had a great experience. Thanks Deb and Benjamin.
So glad you had a great experience! Thank you for your thoughtful comments. Yes, sometimes it can be loud- the streets are a buzz of activity (which is fun!), but earplugs are a plus.
Thanks again and please come back!
Clean, comfortable and cozy place
The apartment was clean and very well located to everything. I had no trouble with things in the apartment, got in and out with no issues and was able to operate everything inside with ease. It was nice to be able to eat there if I wanted or I could easily go to nearby restaurants. The apartment had some dishes, but it would really help if you had a few pieces of silverware and perhaps a pair of scissors. Otherwise it was nice to be able to pop up to the supermarket and grab some breakfast items and have them ready for the next morning. That was a big help.
I found the apartment had everything I needed for a clean and comfortable stay and it was a great location to be staying at. I would recommend this venue for one or two people for visiting Cartagena!
Thank you for your review Sharon! Your feedback helps me improve the quality of my guests' stays.
I'm sorry you did not find the silverware! It is not in the drawer but rather on the top shelf of the kitchen cabinet in its own covered container. We do this to minimize the risk of contamination. I will ask our housekeeper, Yasmina, that she put this container on the counter rather than in the cabinet so that guests will see it!
Thanks again and I hope you can come back sometime.
My wife enjoyed our stay in the old city and with the hotel we stayed at. We look forward to return
We had wonderful time and the management staff was very friendly and helpful. We plan to stay again on our return trip to Colombia.
Spacious Studio with Excellent Location
The unit itself has lots of character and it is very unique.
It has 3 balconies that offer you different view angles to the old streets below. Outside is very loud but I was surprised how quite it was inside. The balcony doors must be noise cancelling.
AC as well as hot water worked great.
Everything you could hope for within walled city it is just steps away.
Thank you for the wonderful review, Idel! Los Balcones building is definitely unique. The balcony doors are double paned to diminish the vibrant noise of the Old City.
Thanks again and please come back!
Tout est imaginable à distance de marche car nous sommes situés au cœur de la vieille ville fortifiée. Je vous enverrai un PDF avec des tonnes d'informations lors de votre réservation!