This historic Cartagena mansion will transport you back in time to Cartagena's rich, colonial past. Once you enter this expansive vacation rental in the heart of Cartagena’s old town, you'll feel like you've found the city's best kept secret.
The Anglo-Caribbean decor is a surprisingly delightful merger. Who knew Chesterfield sofas and towering palm trees go so well together?
There's nothing like a rooftop pool to get you in the holiday mood. Grab a beer, soak up the sunset and wile away an afternoon without a care in the world
Breakfast is included in the price of the rental, so that's one less meal to worry about
This property has 8 beds spread across 5 bedrooms
All rooms have a desk for visitors looking to get a little work done during their stay
The same owners have Coconut Island at your disposal for a few days in the islands
Number Of Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms
Optimum Occupancy: 14
Rates for colonial and luxury houses during Cartagena’s high season can vary considerably. The high season rate for this property applies for bookings between Dec 15 - Jan 15
Dec 15- jan 15
Address: Centro, Cartagena, Colombia
Neighbourhood: El Centro
Rating: This is Cartagena
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Few Cartagena vacation rentals boast a better location, in the heart of the action sandwiched between, the second homes of Colombia's richest families.
The suites are more than eloquent, with an almost boudoir feel buttressed by four poster beds and wonderfully tiled suite bathrooms that finish off the stately home look Casa Estrella pulls off flawlessly.
“The bigger the room, the better the view” seems to be the rule of thumb here. With the top floor family room packing the biggest punch, with stunning views and a small seating area to kick back after a hard day taking in Cartagena's colonial charms.
Bag one of the upper floor rooms and you'll also be closer to the pool, a majestic little rooftop number that overlooks Cartagena's ever-so-pretty, colourful church peaks.
If you've already filled your boots at the nearby culinary hotspots and want to make the most of your mansion, we'll help you cook up a storm in the well-equipped kitchen and dine in style in the grand dining room at ground level.
Complete with a gigantic dinner table, and inky black throne-like chairs that look as though they've been carved out of charcoal, this is a room that just screams banquet.
Just when you think of this historic villa as your stunning aristocratic stately home–there's even a smoking room with its own bar to take an aperitif–you bump headfirst into a tropical Caribbean slant such as a woven wall hanging or a skyscraper of a palm tree, that act as a wonderful Caribbean softener to Casa Estrella's dark and mysterious exterior.
Cartagena's nerve centre serves up breathtaking colonial architecture, the city's top attractions, finest hotels, eateries and drinking dens as well as being the administrative and cultural heart of the city.
Centro has lost none of its importance thanks to the universal lure of its colonial pomp and the concentration of government buildings, hotels, tourist attractions, bars and restaurants in the area.
Cartagena's finest hotels and restaurants have taken over the uber-casas built by slave traders and Spanish plunderers in the 17th century.
The richest residents knocked up stunning two and three-storey mansions by the westernmost tip of the walled city, where they bagged the sea breeze and first whiff of pirates. Today only those at the very top of Colombia's rich list can afford to maintain these opulent houses in their original residential state.
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