Casa Maria Cartagena is a restored colonial home with contemporary comforts. There are marble floors throughout, a wine refrigerator and dishwasher in the kitchen, and a wine cellar in the basement.

Each room in our home is designed to be a junior suite, with queen size beds, a small seating area, flat-screen TVs, minibars, air conditioning, ceiling fans, and lovely appointments. Bathrooms feature high-end fixtures and imported toiletries.

The home has a terrace with views of the old city, a large grill, a refrigerator, sun-bathing beds, and an outdoor shower.

On the ground floor, the living room, dining room, and swimming pool area are all open-air. The swimming pool is built around the original well of the house. You can sit in the pool and enjoy a cool drink while chatting with your friends at the eight-person dining table.

The stereo system operates throughout Casa Maria Cartagena, and features an iPod hook-up and CD/DVD player. There is a large flat screen television in the living room and wifi internet.

Casa Maria Cartagena has three full-time staff. Your bags will be unpacked for you if you wish, laundry and ironing is available in-house, and the manager of the home who is available to help make dining, travel, tour, and other arrangements for our guests.

In short, at Casa Maria Cartagena, you will find all the modern amenities of a five-star hotel in a private colonial home.


Welcome to Casa Maria Cartagena, an ideally-located exclusive private home in Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia. Casa Maria is an original colonial home within the walled old city of Cartagena, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Our colonial home was built in 1650 when Cartagena was a Spanish colonial city and personally restored by the proprietors in 2009. This private home brings together contemporary amenities with the true old-world Cartagena experience that many of our friends, family, and select clientele are seeking.