Casa Cartagena


Boutique history

Located in front of a peaceful little piazza behind the city’s famous main square, Casa Cartagena is a boutique hotel in a faithfully restored mayor’s mansions, its original architectural features contrasting with modern interiors.

Though grand, the property has just 16 suites, all with bathtubs and views over the peaceful courtyard.

Head downstairs to the bar each evening for a cocktails and canapes, with guests also invited to a pisco sour class before dinner of local flavours at La Bodega de la Chola. The Qoya Spa is the place to unwind after trekking.


At a glance

  • 16 suites

  • Restaurant

  • Bar

  • Spa


What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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