Experience the exclusive beach club and pools at our Cartagena hotel

Quality service and an amazing location overlooking the Caribbean Sea await you at Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals. Brimming with history and showcasing a neocolonial design, our hotel is the area’s first beach resort, an icon in Cartagena’s Bocagrande community. You can see more stunning architecture at the nearby San Pedro Claver Church, the Castle of San Felipe de Barajas, and the walled Old City. You’ll be steps from Kala Beach Club and Bocagrande Beach for sunbathing and a quick boat ride from Tierra Bomba Island to enjoy a private cabana and lunch.

Our hotel has maintained its historical charm, from vintage lamps and bronze locks to the original elevator from the 1940s. Follow the lobby’s polished marble floors to our modern spa, chapel, and gym. Families love our semi-Olympic pool and children’s pool along with our game rooms and mini golf course. Stop by the coffee bar for a drink to savor while you listen to macaws and parrots singing in our private gardens and outdoor plazas.

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Reserve ocean-view rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV

Modern and stylish, our rooms and suites ensure a relaxing getaway to Cartagena with amenities such as 24-hour room service and a fridge. If you need to work, take advantage of free Wi-Fi and an in-room desk. Many rooms feature gorgeous views of the gardens or the sea. Traveling with family? Upgrade to a suite for additional beds, a sofa, or a living room or ask about our pet-friendly options to accommodate everyone in your group.

Queen Bed

  •  19 m²
  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults
Enjoy free Wi-Fi and a fridge with a minibar in this standard room in the Colonial Tower.

King Bed-City or Garden View

  •  29 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
To wake up with lovely views, reserve this comfortable room in the Laguito Tower for your vacation.

2 Double Beds-City or Courtyard View

  •  29 m²
  • 2 double
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Find a comfortable stay in this inviting room, where you can enjoy free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV.

Premium Room-King Bed

  •  29 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
Enjoy a minibar and 24-hour room service in this premium room overlooking the hotel’s tropical surroundings.

Premium Room-2 Twin Beds

  •  29 m²
  • 2 twin
  • 2 adults
You can plan a special getaway for your family when you stay in this premium room with cable TV.

Premium Room-2 Queen Beds-City or Garden View

  •  35 m²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
You can take in beautiful views of the city or our gardens from this premium room with two beds.

Premium Room-2 Queen Beds-Ocean View

  •  35 m²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Bocagrande Bay views and extra space combine to create a fantastic stay in this premium room.

Family Room-King Bed-2 Bunk Beds

  •  35 m²
  • 1 king and 2 special
  • 6 adults, 1 child
Traveling with kids? This spacious room features additional beds and free Wi-Fi to give everyone a relaxing stay.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  39 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
You can stretch out in this expansive suite featuring a seating area.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  39 m²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
To upgrade your stay, book one of our suites with a separate bedroom and a living area.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed-Ocean View

  •  61 m²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
You can take in Caribbean views when you reserve this suite, which features a separate living room with a sofa.

Premium 1 Bedroom Suite-Ocean View

  •  82 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Perfect for a wedding night, this exclusive suite features a dining area and two bathrooms with a bathtub.

2 Bedroom Suite-King Bed-Queen Bed

  •  67 m²
  • 1 king and 1 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
City views and a separate living room with a sofa make your stay in this suite special.

2 Bedroom Suite-2 King Beds-Ocean View

  •  67 m²
  • 2 king
  • 4 adults, 2 children
These spacious suites feature amazing seaside views and two bedrooms to accommodate everyone in your group.
With seven event spaces that include indoor rooms, outdoor plazas, and a small chapel, our hotel can host any gathering with up to 400 attendees. We offer free Wi-Fi, elegant furnishings, and extensive catering options. Our banquet department can assist with anything you need, such as wedding planning, décor, and floral arrangements, as well as tech options like audiovisual setup and simultaneous translation.

Services

Room service

Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals - King Bed-City or Garden View
Looking for a quiet meal in the privacy of your room or suite? You can order something from our room service menu anytime.

Opening hours

24 hours | Daily

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Spend a sunny day at our exclusive Kala Beach Club, where you can relax on sun loungers and under tents while you eat paella and sip refreshing cocktails and fresh juices from Kala Bar.

You can take a break from swimming in the semi-Olympic pool to dine at Cafeteria India Catalina, an open-air eatery next door. Select from wood-fired pizzas, ceviche, tropical juices, desserts, and other quickly prepared foods so that you can get back to playing. Stop by on the weekends for live music.

For a fine-dining experience, visit Pedro de Heredia Restaurant. This tropical space with an outdoor terrace serves gourmet local cuisine as well as international dishes.

Serving guests since its opening in the 1940s, the Lobby Bar offers cocktails and nonalcoholic drinks alongside snacks, desserts, and pastries.

Our seaside location places you a short walk from beaches like Laguita, Castillogrande, and Bocagrande. You can stroll the promenades and take in the area’s beautiful historical sites and impressive architecture, including the Palace of Inquisition and the Castle of San Felipe de Barajas. Shop for artisan goods in the Old City, and enjoy food and a beer from a street vendor while you watch the sunset. Or stay on site and wander through our 35,000-square-meter tropical gardens to see sloths, deer, and exotic birds like macaws and parrots.

Heredia Theater

2.08 mi / 3.34 km from the hotel
Although performing arts are the biggest draw at this venue, officially Teatro Adolfo Mejía, the architecture is also noteworthy. Take a tour to see the beautiful wooden balconies, Italian marble statues, and a ceiling fresco by painter Enrique Grau.

Castle of San Felipe de Barajas

2.25 mi / 3.62 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

1.83 mi / 2.95 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

1.78 mi / 2.86 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.

The Gate and Clock Tower

1.93 mi / 3.11 km from the hotel
Built as a main entrance to the historic Walled City in the 17th century, when it featured a drawbridge, the Puerta del Reloj gained its iconic clock tower in 1888.

The Vaults

2.4 mi / 3.87 km from the hotel
Built for storage in the 1700s, repurposed as a prison during the civil war of the 1900s, and now functioning as an art, retail, and restaurant epicenter, this site has a story you won't want to miss. Visit the namesake vaults before you buy souvenirs.
Carrera 1 #2–87, Cartagena 130001, Colombia

When you arrive at Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG), you can take a cab, rent a car, or ride a private shuttle for a fee to our hotel, which is about nine kilometers from the airport. We offer free on-site parking (space is limited), so you can leave your car with us and walk to area markets, restaurants, and our exclusive beach club. Our concierge can provide excellent recommendations for sightseeing, and the Tour and Rental Desk is open from 8 am to 8 pm to assist you with scheduling tours, finding attractions, and renting boats and cars.