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Alfiz Hotel, Cartagena

The herringbone brick floors and the ancient mosaic tiles give you the sensation of antiquity. They’re the sort of floors that make you want to slip off your sandals and feel the patina of centuries beneath your feet. Red and white decorated arches recall the Moorish architecture of Spain’s Alhambra. Flowers and vines entwine wooden ‘Juliet’ balconies overlooking the courtyard. Wooden shutters seal cool rooms against the midday sun.

If you’ve ever wandered past a picturesque, colonial style mansion and wondered what it would be like to live in, this is your opportunity to find out. Make sure Alfiz Hotel is on the itinerary of your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Colombia and you’ll be staying in the heart of Cartagena’s walled city, in one of its most picturesque houses.

Alfiz Hotel, at a glance

  • Small, exclusive and ultimately charming hotel set in the heart of Cartagena’s walled city
  • Choice of just eight individually themed rooms
  • Décor reflecting classic colonial and old Spanish influences
  • Shuttered windows giving views over the quaint courtyard
  • Mosaic and stone floors
  • En suite bathrooms with all the modern luxuries
  • Romantic, al fresco dining beneath the great stone arches of the courtyard

For leisure and pleasure

  • Outdoor swimming pool with sun deck
  • Tours and excursions organised by knowledgeable staff
  • Close to a fine selection of restaurants and bars
  • The Palacio de la Inquisicion, the bastions of Plaza Santa Teresa and Calle San Juan and the Monumento Torre del Reloj are easily accessible
  • Near to the Plaza de la Proclamacion and Catedral Santa Catarina
  • Quiet and cool lounge and library

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  • It has been wonderful to discover that there remain places like this in the world, where one can find peace amid wild nature. This has been the highlight of our stay in Colombia and we look forward to telling our friends about it.

    ZA, Colombia