Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cartagena, Colombia - Updated 2024

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With Cartagena Bay on one side and the Caribbean Sea on the other, Cartagena is a vibrant port city located on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. This well-preserved walled city is full of colonial charm with narrow cobbled streets, old-world buildings, historical sites and a lively nightlife. Visitors must not miss exploring Mercado de Bazurto, Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas and the Palace of the Inquisition. Other essential experiences include enjoying salsa music at famed spots like Café Havana and sampling the region’s amazing street food. Read on for the top 10 Airbnbs in Cartagena, Colombia, for an unforgettable vacation.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 25, 2024.

1. Comfy studio in city center (from USD 101)

Located within walking distance of Plaza de la Trinidad in the middle of Cartagena, this charming studio apartment is the perfect base for your vacation. The self-contained studio is located on the first floor and comes with a small but fully equipped kitchen, an updated modern bathroom and a small balcony overlooking the narrow street of the neighbourhood. With fresh-looking, bright interiors, the studio is a cosy space that can sleep up to three guests.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
1.03 km (0.7 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
295 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning and wifi both work incredibly well
great air conditioning and a lovely patio
the space itself was spotless and had reliable and quick wifi excellent a/c a locking closet etc
a ceiling fan and a/c kept everything a very comfortable temperature no matter how hot it was outside
the balcony is really a highlight and the a/c keeps the place very comfortable
very clean and had everything you need
very cool neighborhood and clean apartment
the place was incredibly clean and designed beautifully
it’s very clean and well thought out
the house was sparkling clean and had everything needed
diana was a great host
the hosts are superfriendly quick and helpful
our hosts’ were very responsive with any questions or concerns we had
lucia was an incredible host and gave us amazing recommendations
excellent property and tremendous host
the location is fantastic
great location in hip neighborhood
located on a beautiful street in getsemani and walking distance to everything
great location to be inside the city
prime location in getsemani walking distance to many things and beautiful neighborhood
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2. Updated home inside a traditional building (from USD 75)

You will be in the heart of Cartagena just minutes away from the city’s majestic cathedral with this studio apartment. Accommodating two guests, the studio is located within an apartment complex. The apartment comes with a twin bed and is fitted with a small kitchenette as well as a large modern bathroom. The living area is spacious and colourfully decorated. Guests have the use of common amenities of the apartment complex including an interior swimming pool, washer/dryer and a hot tub on the roof with spectacular views of the city around.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
846 meters (0.6 ft) from Walls of Cartagena
601 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfy and the ac was great
nice in-room amenities: kitchenette
the apartment was clean and had great amenities— the roof deck courtyard small kitchen and doormen
great room with good ac and a good shower
we enjoyed the rooftop at sunset and the air conditioning
it was very clean and very secure
the apartment was super clean
room was spotless nice and cool and really quiet
the place is nice and clean
it's spacious clean and the pool/rooftop is unmatched
the doorman is very helpful
the staff is so sweet and helpful
katya was very helpful
wonderful host who is easy to work with
katya was very responsive and helpful with questions
amazing location in the middle of everything
amazing location in downtown cartagena
great location walking distance from everything
great location and close to everything
the location was perfect
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3. Smartly done up apartment with fantastic sea views

Located in the chic Bocagrande area, this modern apartment on the 26th floor offers magnificent views of the sea. The apartment is located inside a high-security complex that comes with a host of facilities such as a swimming pool overlooking the ocean, gym and beach access. Stylish with all the latest conveniences, the apartment has two bedrooms that can easily accommodate up to four guests. Guests also have a full kitchen at their disposal. The highlight of the apartment is, however, the balcony with great views of the ocean.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
2.95 km (1.9 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
259 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with amazing view from balcony and bedroom
you have a perfect view of the beach and amenities available to you like the pool
the amenities on the premises like the pool facilitates the satisfaction even more
the apartment is as described with a great view
the amenities were great - the pool and jacuzzi were highlights
very clean and bright
the apartment was clean and secure
the apartment was beautiful and clean
building was safe and clean
the building and apartment are very clean and modern
host was easy to communicate with
the host was very responsive and made sure we were accommodated
nice and very responsive host
very responsive host
check in and checkout were very straightforward and the security desk was very accommodating
we were so close to everything definitely the perfect location
ideal cartagena location to get the best experience from the region
luis’ place is in the perfect location walking distance or short taxi cab away from the city center
luis’ condo is in a great location in bocagrande
great location and the most beautiful apartment
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4. Modern stay with tasteful decor (from USD 56)

Pick this comfortable, well-furnished apartment if you are looking for a modern option. Offering fantastic sea views, this spacious one-bedroom apartment can accommodate up to four guests thanks to one queen bed and two sofa beds. Located close to both the beach and the city centre, the apartment located in a high-rise complex is a compact space with all important amenities including a comfy living room and an open layout kitchen with all essentials.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
4.2 km (2.7 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
295 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the condo shows well and comfortable with all amenities as mentioned
amazing stay in cartagena the apartment was so beautiful and the view was spectacular
we really enjoyed the balcony and the pool area and the short walk to the beach
the place was extremely clean
gladys’ place was great - it was very clean and in a fantastic location
it’s clean and tidy and a great location
gladys was an awesome host
she is very kind and helpful
gladys was an amazing host responding quickly and providing local recommendations
gladys was a wonderful generous host
very kind and caring
great place near the beach
close to pretty much everything
this place is in a great location with good security and near beaches
fantastic appartement in an excellent location
we'll definitely stay in this place again
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5. Stylish arrangement with top-class amenities (from USD 87)

Enjoy amazing views of the sea from this one-bedroom apartment located on the 17th floor of a high-rise complex located in El Barrio de Bocagrande. Featuring sleek and minimalistic decor, guests will find a slew of facilities including free WiFi and cable TV. Guests can make use of the common amenities including a swimming pool overlooking the sea, a hot tub, a gym as well as a Turkish bath. The walled city is just around 10 minutes’ drive away.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
2.97 km (1.9 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
305 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view from the apartment
genius apartment with stunning view at half the price of a hotel
the pool is really nice and the views are amazing
beautiful place stunning view i had breakfast everyday on the balcony
the pool is fantastic the view incredible and the apartment is extremely comfortable
it was also very clean and well equipped
clean great pool kitchen had stove/microwave/coffeemaker
the apartment was absolutely beautiful clean and centrally located
clean quite safe and a good location
the room was also very clean and maria was always available if we needed help
i highly recommend staying with this super host and only tell your closest friends ;-)
maria clemencia was vert kind helpful and flexible
great building great installations and of course a great host
felt so secure with the security staff ( i love that they do not allow visitors)
maria’s place is amazing the pictures don’t do it justice the staff downstairs are very friendly and helpful
perfect location and close to the beach
amazing flat amazing location 100% recommended
great place great location pool was amazing
could walk easily to the old town
so if friends are at another location they cannot come over
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6. Tastefully decorated chic studio

Situated in the safe and exclusive neighbourhood of El Laguito, this studio apartment on the 9th floor offers great views of the sea along with a range of facilities. Accommodating up to four guests (one queen bed and two floor mattresses) the apartments has a small kitchen equipped with major appliances, a full bathroom and a balcony. The host offers complimentary cold beer and seasonal fruits to all guests. Restaurants and bars are easily accessible from the building.

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Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia
4.27 km (2.7 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
365 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has a nice lay out and a balcony with a great view
the wi-fi works great the tv works great the bathroom is beautiful
angela’s apartment has a beautiful view
the only bathroom appliances was hand sope to wash your hands
the apartment had great views of the lagoon was sparkling clean and had great wifi
very clean and stylish place
the place is clean and fairly modern
the apartment was extremely clean and had all we needed
the space is beautiful and was clean and she was very hospitable and responsive
wonderful experience great location clean comfortable and great view
the host is very helpful
the host was very helpful and flexible
angela is an excellent host
angelas was a great host very caring and helpful
best space/best location/ best value/outstanding host
it´s a safe and quiet area close to also to the beach
great place well worth it
angela’s place is amazing for business trip or even vacation for a couple or single person
great place and affordable will definitely recommend
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7. High-rise studio with gorgeous views (from USD 83)

Enjoy incredible views of the Cartagena Bay from this studio apartment located on the 22nd floor of a new building in Bocagrande. Furnished with chic touches, the apartment can hold up to four beds (one double bed plus one sofa bed in the common area). There’s a full kitchen, a well-fitted bathroom plus a balcony with sea views. The hosts provide a complimentary jar of coffee beans as well as a few small bottles of local wine.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
3.05 km (1.9 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
270 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture is very comfortable and chic
the bed was amazing view
beautiful apartment with great style and an even better view couldn’t recommend it more
great location good detailed furniture easy communication and the best balcony and bed on our trip
the view is absolutely stunning the bed was comfortable and the shower head was amazing
the space was very clean spotless and very welcoming
very clean convenient and comfortable
everything was extremely clean and fresh feeling
the apartment was immaculately clean
super clean with great ameneties
everyone was so helpful from the doorman to the host
the hosts were very helpful from the moment we booked the apartment
good security friendly staff
both the place and the host are excellent
great place with an outstanding host
easy to walk around bocagrande
good airbnb and in a great location
close to the airport and old town which was super convenient
the location is great close to many restaurants grocery stores as well as castillo beach
the place was luxury feeling and it’s walking distance to great restaurants
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8. One-bedroom historic house inside the walled city (from USD 125)

Get a chance to experience life in the old walled city of Cartagena with a stay at this charming historic house. In this small one-bedroom house you will find a comfortably furnished place that still retains its old-world colonial atmosphere. Though part of a larger house, this section located on the top floor is completely private with a separate entrance. A balcony overlooking the streets of the walled streets is the perfect setting to enjoy a coffee or a drink. The house offers a kitchenette with essentials as well a full bathroom with washer and dryer facilities. The bedroom is located on the mezzanine floor and the top floor contains a lounge offering fantastic views of the city. Its prime location means you can easily walk to all the major tourist hotspots of the city.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
490 meters (0.4 ft) from Walls of Cartagena
452 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning was amazing
this apartment is really comfortable with new furniture and fantastic amenities
the ac works great and we were quite comfortable
the air conditioning worked fabulously great place
air conditioning worked wonderfully and the entire apartment was sparkling clean
clean private and safe
fantastic place to stay clean and very modern
the house was very clean and homey
the place was super clean and the bed was so comfortable
three stories of stylish super clean comfortable living space
service is terrific and friendly and responses are rapid
the hosts were very gracious and helpful
she was so friendly and helpful
they were very kind and helpful
the hosts were so sweet and helpful
great location and wonderful accommodations
great location and great space
incredible place with perfect location
location couldn’t be better
beautiful place and perfect location within cartagena
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9. Graceful abode with old-world charm (from USD 158)

Stay in the middle of everything at Casa del Colegio, an updated apartment located on the first floor of a colonial house in the walled city of Cartagena. Elegantly furnished, this two-bedroom apartment can host up to six guests. Located on the first floor with its own private entrance, the apartment features a large living room, a full kitchen and a separate dining area. There’s also a spacious balcony that gives a view of the picturesque streets below. One aspect to keep in mind is that since the house is located in a lively portion of the city (clubs and bars are located closeby) you may find it a bit noisy through the night.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
816 meters (0.6 ft) from Walls of Cartagena
566 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac works great as does wifi
the living room is huge with balcony overseeing the street
a/c worked great too
beautiful 2 bedroom apartment with a balcony
the space is very clean open air conditioned and had strong wifi
first it is very clean
clean soledad was so pleasant and helped with laundry
the place is super clean spacious and fully equipped
the apartment is very spacious the rooms are large clean and well equipped
clean comfortable safe spacious and great location
thank you to the amazing staff and to felipe for the excellent service
the host responded quickly and was very helpful
easy communications with a gracious owner and the property manager was friendly and available
felipe and anna were amazing hosts and super responsive
outstanding in every way host was very kind and responsive
the location was great
location is perfect everything you need is walking distance within 10min
nice place with great location
great location in the heart of the walled city
near shopping entertainment and restaurants
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10. Plush apartment with sea views (from USD 90)

Soak in spectacular sea views from this one-bedroom apartment located in Bocagrande. The apartment which can fit up to four guests comes with a fully equipped kitchen and two bathrooms. The sea-facing balcony runs along the house length so you can enjoy the views all through. Guests can additionally access common building amenities like the gym, swimming pool and hot tub.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
2.16 km (1.4 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
304 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning was very powerful
great apartment with a beautiful pool amazing view and balcony
beautiful apartment with an even better view
the room looked lovely from the photos
amazing place to stay great views and i felt very comfortable
place came sparkly clean and lots of towels
very nice and clean apartment
the condo itself was extremely clean and well maintained
the apartment was clean and fresh when we arrived
very clean outstanding security bed was comfortable the pool was wonderful
he was responsive to questions
sebastian is a kind host
sebastian was a great host with quick responses and he checked in often
sebastian is a great host
sebastian is an excellent host
great location for restaurants and shopping
the location is great and near shops and supermarket
this is an amazing apartment located in a beautiful building in a great location in cartagena
this apartment is in an amazing location
location and building is awesome right across the beach and walking distance to mostly everything
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Soak in the stunning beauty of Cartagena

You can sample both the old and the new at Cartagena. It gives a peek into its rich history and also offers sheer entertainment with neighbourhoods like Bocagrande where you will find the hottest nightclubs, casinos and boutiques. As one of the safest cities in Columbia, you can explore it easily by walking around these areas. Pick from one of these top 10 Airbnb in Cartagena, Colombia, that offers great location and convenience as well.

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