Casa San Agustin, Cartagena

Casa San Agustin, Cartagena

voted the number one hotel in Colombia, Casa San Agustin maintains its
colonial heritage within the three whitewashed houses that its
comprised of. Casa San Agustin is the perfect mix of traditional

and the brightly coloured Caribbean. Nestled in the
old town, Casa San Agustin is an oasis of calm in the bustling city
of Cartagena, with a romantic tree-covered pool tucked away in the
courtyard for and added sense of escapism.


20 standard rooms and 10 suites make up this small boutique
hotel. The suites all offer private terraces and jacuzzis for their
guests, while the guest-rooms offer either beautiful garden or
street-side views.

What’s for breakfast?

For breakfast, there is a selection of traditional
American-style breakfast foods served with a Caribbean twist. Fresh
fruits and juices are available in endless amounts.

How about lunch and dinner?

The Alma restaurant, under Head Chef Herberto Eljach, offers the
best that coastal Colombia has to offer. Order the ceviche or the
lobster tail and add in the seafood casserole – our dish of choice
– for good measure.

Is there a bar?

Alongside the main restaurant is the Alma Bar which offers an
extensive wine list as well as traditional Colombian and
international cocktails.


Casa San Agustin’s secluded courtyard swimming pool is the ideal
spot to camp out for the day. With a pool bar and solarium close
by, massage services can also be arranged at the Aurum Spa as
require. Each room features mini bars with complementary
refreshments that are restocked daily and twenty-four-hour room
service is also available.

Things you should know

If booked in advance, guests can arrange packages for the
duration of their stay. These include the history and culture
experience and the romance in Cartagena package, which includes a
full American breakfast served to guests in bed, an aromatherapy
set on arrival and a selection of roses and candles to fill your

Within a short walk you can find…

Situated in the old centre of Cartagena, Casa San Agustin is
perfectly situated for a day of exploring. The house of Gabriel
Garcia Marquez and a host of traditional Colombian markets are

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City Guide: Cartagena, Colombia