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302 OldCity Balcony, roofdeck,hot water, AC, wifi!

  1. Vacation Home Rental
  2. Colombia
  3. Bolivar
  4. Cartagena
Excellent based on 34 Reviews
Vacation Home
2 Guests
0 Bedroom
1 Bathroom
302 OldCity Balcony, roofdeck,hot water, AC, wifi!
You’ll love sipping your glass of wine, beer, fresh fruit juice or morning coffee while taking in the colorful Cartagena streets from this balcony! This beautiful studio is ideal for a single person, a couple, or two very close friends.

The building also has a great roof deck where you can meet fellow travelers & get an even more 'bird's eye' view of the beautiful Old City!

More Cartagena options also here: www.airbnb.com/users/1120393/listings

This newly renovated (fall 2016) offering is a great place to base yourself in Cartagena.

APARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:
*Balcony overlooking Calle Segunda de Badillo
*Teak balcony bistro table & chairs
*Double paned windows & balcony doors with black out shades
*Full bath with rain shower head
*40" flat screen TV
*Kitchenette with small refrigerator, coffee machine, induction burner, toaster, and basics for making (& eating! :) light meals
*Beautiful coralina stone walls & finishing touches

APARTMENT AMENITIES:
*Air conditioning (mini-split)
*Ceiling fan
*Wifi/Internet (dedicated broadband!)
*Hot water in the shower and sinks -- not all places in Cartagena have this!
*DirecTV
*Bed linens
*Towels: dish, hand, bath & beach
*Personal soap
*Toilet paper
*Hair dryer
*Safe
*Smoke detector

BUILDING AMENITIES:
*Rooftop terrace & 'mirador' -- great views!
*Tourist information
*First aid kit
*Fire extinguisher
*Iron/ironing board

OPTIONAL SERVICES (at additional expense):
*Housekeeping during your stay
*Laundry service
*Tour guide services

This apartment is one of eleven apartments located on the 2nd & 3rd floors of a three-story building (a clothing store is on the ground floor); this apartment (302) is on the 3rd floor. There is a door from the street with stairs to the second & third floors which guests of the eleven apartments share. Guests will have the key to this main door as well as to their own individual apartment.

There is also a roof deck with a 'mirador' and great views of Cartagena! All apartment guests have access to this.

Once booked, guests receive a multi-page document (in English) and website with information on the apartments and Cartagena. I have lived in this city for more than two years, traveled around Colombia quite a bit and would be happy to answer any questions or give advice via email or phone prior to your trip.

Upon arrival in Cartagena, our multilingual (Spanish/English/French) apartment manager Benjamin will meet you at the apartment at the agreed upon time to let you in, show you the place, and give you keys. Should you have a question about the apartment or you want tourism assistance, laundry service, or have questions while there, feel free to ask!

Balcones apartments are located in the San Diego section of the magical Old City of Cartagena, within the 500 year old Spanish colonial walls. Colonial architecture abounds!

The building is on the corner of Calles Segunda de Badillo and la Moneda, which are busy and lively streets. There are shops and small restaurants on these streets while just at the other end of Calle Segunda de Badillo is the beautiful Parque Fernandez de Madrid, with cafes with outdoor seating, restaurants, a chocolate museum, and more.

At the far end of the Calle de la Moneda block is the Exito department store which sells everything from groceries to electronics plus has an ATM. One street away in the other direction you'll find the popular Juan Valdez coffee shop and the main University of Cartagena building.

Calle de la Moneda is widely used by Cartageneros as they walk to and from work, school, transportation, etc. (and to shop!). You are in the heart of “real” Cartagena!

Churches, museums, other shops, bars, the old city wall, and the Caribbean Sea are only a few blocks away. You are within close proximity to everything here!

Walking is the best way to get around the Walled City – it’s great wandering the maze of quaint streets. But you are never far from the surrounding walls so you don’t have to worry about accidentally straying too far!

If you are in a hurry or want to venture outside the walls, taxis are inexpensive and easily flagged on the street. We are a 5-10 minute/US$4 taxi ride from the airport, and a 5-10 minute/US$2-3 taxi ride away from other sites/areas, such as San Felipe Castle (the huge old Spanish fort) or the tourist dock (for the boats to the Rosario Islands, where many prefer to go for the beach), or the beaches of Bocagrande, Laguito and Castillogrande.

We look forward to having you!

We partner with 'Pack for a Purpose', an organization that links travelers who'd like to help fulfill wish lists of non-profits in developing countries. We partner with community organizations and an organization helping street animals, and would love to have your help!

If you’d like something bigger, or if you’d like to book multiple apartments, please contact me for more information (or visit my other Cartagena listings via my profile, link here: www.airbnb.com/users/1120393/listings ). I work with a total of 14 Old City units between the Moneda & Balcones Apartments.

Not yet an AirBNB member? Join via this referral link and save $ on your first booking : www.airbnb.com/c/bsmalley
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No Pets Allowed
No Smoking Allowed
Family/Kid Friendly
Not Handicap Accessible
Not Suitable for Events
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Amenities

Iron & Board
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Cable TV
Stove
Oven
Fridge
Dishwasher
Microwave
Toaster
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

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I've lived most of my life in the U.S. (where I am from) but have also lived for a couple of months to up to two years in different countries: Germany, Spain, Australia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, & Belize. Since 2011 I've been living a somewhat nomadic lifestyle while exploring, working & volunteering in new & old places in North, Central & South America and Europe. It's a great way to keep learning!

I was fortunate to meet a couple from Dallas, who own the Cartagena, Colombia, & Ambergris Caye, Belize, vacation rentals I'm listing. They asked me to help them out and I've fallen into doing something that I love -- helping people like you with their travels. Let me help you with your dream vacation! In the fall of 2015, I was lucky enough to be able to buy my own apartment in Cartagena, Colombia, and rent out the second bedroom when I'm there and the whole apartment when I'm not. I love playing direct host also!

We also partner with 'Pack for a Purpose', an organization that links travelers who'd like to help fulfill wish lists of non-profits in developing countries. We work with schools, community organizations & animal rescue groups in both Colombia & Belize. We'd love to have your help!

Not yet an AirBNB member? Join via this referral link and save $$ on your first booking, maybe even for a stay in Cartagena or Belize! : www.airbnb.com/c/bsmalley
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Speaks: English , German , Spanish
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Getting around

Walking is the best way to get around the Walled City – it’s great wandering the maze of quaint streets. But you are never far from the surrounding walls so you don’t have to worry about accidentally straying too far! If you are in a hurry or want to venture outside the walls, taxis are inexpensive and easily flagged on the street. We are a 5-10 minute/US$4 taxi ride from the airport, and a 5-10 minute/US$2-3 taxi ride away from other sites/areas, such as San Felipe Castle (the huge old Spanish fort) or the tourist dock (for the boats to the Rosario Islands, where many prefer to go for the beach), or the beaches of Bocagrande, Laguito and Castillogrande.

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These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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302 OldCity Balcony, roofdeck,hot water, AC, wifi! is a Vacation Home located in Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 2 guests
302 OldCity Balcony, roofdeck,hot water, AC, wifi! has 0 bedroom, 1 bathroom and was listed on Houfy on Jan 2018

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