Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront resort with calming spa services

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business centre
24-hour front desk


Nestled on the beach, this Cartagena resort is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Playa Manzanillo and 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from La Boquilla Beach.

Resort Features

At Hotel Estelar Playa Manzanillo, spend the day on the beach where you can enjoy surfing/boogie boarding. Then return for a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 192 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, hair dryers, and safes.

Resort Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Resort Amenities

Hotel Estelar Playa Manzanillo is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at Hotel Estelar Playa Manzanillo like an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and an outdoor tennis court.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a beach bar and a poolside bar. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This all-inclusive resort also offers a health club, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Hotel Estelar Playa Manzanillo has designated areas for smoking.

  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach bar 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Computer station 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 192 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Buffet La Palapa - Overlooking the garden, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

La Trattoria - This theme restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Nativo - This theme restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

The Grill - This restaurant specializes in barbecue and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor tennis court and a health club are featured at the resort. An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Resort Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No pets or service animals allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • The national sales tax (19%) is charged upon check-out to citizens of Colombia regardless of length of stay and to foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.
  • Resort fee: COP 8412.00 per person, per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: COP 80000 per person (roundtrip)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Resort Name

  • Occidental Grand Cartagena
  • Occidental Grand Cartagena All Inclusive
  • Occidental Grand Cartagena Hotel Cartagena
  • Occidental Grand Cartagena Resort All Inclusive
  • Occidental Cartagena Resort All Inclusive
  • Occidental Cartagena

We should mention

If you are traveling with a child your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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