Escape to a tropical paradise at our colonial-style hotel in Cartagena

Positioned in the San Diego neighborhood of Cartagena’s Walled City, Hotel Bantu by Faranda Boutique, a member of Radisson Individuals, offers a tranquil retreat amid 18th-century architecture, open-air terraces, and patios surrounded with lush greenery. Around the hotel, you’ll find a city that’s steeped in history with landmarks like the Clock Tower and the Gabriel García Márquez House a few blocks away. After an alfresco lunch in the charming Santo Domingo Square, stroll down the narrow streets lined with brightly colored houses and balconies covered in tropical flowers.

When you return to the hotel, you can unwind with a swim in the outdoor pool or a session in the on-site spa, which includes a Turkish bath and massage services. Or relax in our solarium, which overlooks the city. Afterward, head to the bar and enjoy a cocktail in the company of great friends. In the morning, you can use free Wi-Fi to organize your itinerary before joining us for a delicious breakfast at the on-site restaurant, El Cabildo.

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Relax with free Wi-Fi in one of our stylish rooms and suites

Characterized by warm tones and charming accents that reflect the local culture, each of our 28 rooms and suites provides an inviting place to stay with free Wi-Fi and a fridge. After a busy day, sink into plush bedding and watch a show on the LCD TV or have a seat at the desk to catch up on work.

Double Bed

  •  19 m²
  • 1 double
  • 2 adults
Our standard rooms come with essentials like free Wi-Fi and a refrigerator as well as courtyard views.

King Bed

  •  25 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
If you’re traveling for business, you can finish your work tasks in this standard room thanks to a desk and free Wi-Fi.

Premium Room-King Bed

  •  27 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
You can spark romance in this premium room that features unique decor, large windows, and free Wi-Fi.

Premium Room-2 Queen Beds

  •  27 m²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Spread out in this premium room with two beds, a minibar, and colorful style.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  29 m²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Pamper yourself with a stay in this studio suite, which features added space and an open feel.

Studio Suite-2 Twin Beds

  •  29 m²
  • 2 twin
  • 2 adults, 2 children
You can enjoy the extra space and open floor plan that comes with one of our chic studio suites.
Hotel Bantu by Faranda Boutique, a member of Radisson Individuals - 2 Bedroom Suite-King Bed-Queen Bed

2 Bedroom Suite-King Bed-Queen Bed

  •  80 m²
  • 1 king 1 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Our expansive two-bedroom suite boasts exclusive amenities like a private bar or a solarium with a whirlpool.
Perfect for small business gatherings, weddings, and cocktail parties, our hotel offers a rooftop terrace for up to 40. Our experienced team is on hand to help with details like floral arrangements and setup. Meeting amenities also include free Wi-Fi, chairs and tables, and catering service, so you have all you need for an unforgettable event.


Room service

Hotel Bantu by Faranda Boutique, a member of Radisson Individuals - King Bed
If you’d prefer to dine in the comfort of your room or suite, a limited room service menu is available for your convenience.

Opening hours

10 am–9 pm | Daily

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Restaurant and bar

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Experience the unique flavors of the local area at the on-site El Cabildo Restaurant. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day and offers a variety of international and regional specialties to suit any taste. After a delicious meal, you can order a refreshing drink at the bar and have a seat on the outdoor patio.

Opening hours

7–10 am | Breakfast, daily

Noon–10 pm | Lunch and dinner, daily

Situated on the northern coast of Colombia along the Caribbean Sea, Cartagena provides a tropical paradise for vacationers. Make your way to Marbella Beach or Bocagrande Beach at Kala Beach Club for a day of fun in the sun and some of the best paella in Cartagena, or book a deep-sea fishing adventure through Cartagena Fishing Club. History buffs appreciate local landmarks like the Clock Tower and the 16th-century Castle of San Felipe de Barajas.

Castle of San Felipe de Barajas

0,61 mi / 0,98 km from the hotel
Originally constructed in the 16th century, this former Spanish fortress is located atop San Lázaro hill and provides the perfect spot for snapping a photo of the cityscape.

Palace of the Inquisition

0,33 mi / 0,54 km from the hotel
A trial site during the Spanish Inquisition, this 18th-century building now serves as a museum of city history with artifacts such as old church bells, pre-Columbian artwork, maps, and Inquisition torture devices.

San Pedro Claver Church and Monastery

0,37 mi / 0,59 km from the hotel
Named after a Spanish priest who dedicated his life to helping slaves in Cartagena in the 1700s, this gorgeous church is home to a museum of Afro-Caribbean art.

Zenú Gold Museum

0,31 mi / 0,5 km from the hotel
This free museum houses a vast collection of intricate gold artifacts from the Zenú people and other indigenous Colombian groups.

Santo Domingo Square

0,32 mi / 0,52 km from the hotel
Choose from one of the many tables in the center of this plaza to dine alfresco and enjoy the local music of street performers. Be sure to visit the Church of Santo Domingo and the famous Gertrude sculpture by Fernando Botero.

La Serrezuela

0,19 mi / 0,31 km from the hotel
More than a shopping center, this unique destination built from a former bullfighting arena offers upscale stores and restaurants amid beautiful terraces, fountains, and mangroves.
Calle de la Tablada 7–62, Cartagena 130001, Colombia

Located in the San Diego neighborhood of Cartagena, our hotel places guests in the heart of the popular tourist area. You can reach us in less than seven kilometers from Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG) by traveling southwest on Santander Avenue. Taxi service is available, and we can provide a shuttle to nearby destinations upon request for a fee.