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Centro Catalina, Cartagena, Colombia

4.8/5

Rating: 4.8/5.0

Centro Catalina

The language school Centro Catalina was founded in Cartagena, Colombia in 2010. The school is conveniently located in the heart of the city, within its magnificent walls. It occupies a large and comfortable house that has everything necessary for classes. Learning Spanish in Cartagena is without a doubt an adventure that will allow you to combine learning a language with other activities such as water sports, Latin dances and ecotourism.

The school address is: San Diego, Calle de los 7 Infantes n° 9-21, 130001 - Cartagena, Colombia (see on map)
Legal name / parent company: SL SARL| Tax registration ID: RUC1144337-1-570302DV40

Accreditations and Quality seals

ALTOIALC WYSE/FIYTOPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalCSN

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

6

Number of public PC workstations:

4

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 52
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 35

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years

Spanish teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

7
10
7
10
25
15

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG).

Aeropuerto Internacional de Crespo:
30 US$ pick up
60 US$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 01 May 2020, 07 Aug. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

Spanish Courses

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Price in US$ 299 285 578 550 867 824 1156 1099 1445 1373 1674 1591 1953 1856 2232 2121 2790 2651 3348 3181 279 266
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:40
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ 239 228 458 436 687 653 916 871 1145 1088 1314 1249 1533 1457 1752 1665 2190 2081 2628 2497 219 209
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ 399 380 778 740 1167 1109 1556 1479 1945 1848 2274 2161 2653 2521 3032 2881 3790 3601 4548 4321 379 361
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ 319 304 618 588 927 881 1236 1175 1545 1468 1794 1705 2093 1989 2392 2273 2990 2841 3588 3409 299 285
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ 180 171 360 342 540 513 720 684 900 855 1080 1026 1260 1197 1440 1368 1620 1539 1800 1710 180 171
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:00  - 18:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ 240 228 480 456 720 684 960 912 1200 1140 1440 1368 1680 1596 1920 1824 2400 2280 2880 2736 240 228
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:00  - 18:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ 285 271 570 542 855 813 1140 1083 1425 1354 1710 1625 1995 1896 2280 2166 2850 2708 3420 3249 285 271
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:00  - 18:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ 380 361 760 722 1140 1083 1520 1444 1900 1805 2280 2166 2660 2527 3040 2888 3800 3610 4560 4332 380 361
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:00  - 18:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ 280 266 560 532 840 798 1120 1064 1400 1330 1680 1596 1960 1862 2240 2128 2800 2660 3360 3192 280 266
Also available:
- 15 lessons per week: USD 390
- 20 lessons per week: USD 490
- 30 lessons per week: USD 610.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:00  - 18:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 390 371 780 741 1170 1112 1560 1482 1950 1853 2340 2223 2730 2594 3120 2964 3900 3705 4680 4446 390 371
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:00  - 18:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 490 466 980 931 1470 1397 1960 1862 2450 2328 2940 2793 3430 3259 3920 3724 4900 4655 5880 5586 490 466
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:00  - 18:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 610 580 1220 1159 1830 1739 2440 2318 3050 2898 3660 3477 4270 4057 4880 4636 6100 5795 7320 6954 610 580
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:00  - 18:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in US$ -- -- -- 1440 1368 -- 1920 1824 -- 2240 2128 -- -- 260 247
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:40
Afternoon: 14:00  - 17:40
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 60.00 US$
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 30 US$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses:The school closes only 5 days a year: 1st of January, Good Friday, 1st of May, 7th of August and 25th of December.
The school stays open on any other public holiday.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 209 418 627 836 1045 1254 1463 1672 2090 2508 209 40
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
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Our students’ residence is the perfect option if you want to live the real Colombian way of life in Cartagena. It is located in a residential neighborhood, outside of all commercial and touristic areas, but it is close enough to go to the old city on foot.
Price extra night:
35 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 199 398 597 796 995 1194 1393 1592 1990 2388 199 40
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
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Living with a Colombian family is the best way to learn the Spanish language and above all, become familiar with Colombia’s unique culture. Centro Catalina collaborates with loyal, friendly and welcoming family host networks.
Price extra night:
40 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
25 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 224 448 672 896 1120 1344 1568 1792 2240 2688 224 40
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Centro Catalina - 1
Price extra night:
38 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
25 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 254 508 762 1016 1270 1524 1778 2032 2540 3048 254 40
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Centro Catalina - 1
Price extra night:
47 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
25 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 169 338 507 676 845 1014 1183 1352 1690 2028 169 40
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Centro Catalina - 1
Price extra night:
30 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
25 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 439 878 1317 1756 2195 2634 3073 3512 4390 5268 439 40
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Centro Catalina - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Centro Catalina - 2
The school also offers comfortable studio apartments, within 25 minute walking distance from the school ( 5 minutes in taxi), for those who prefer to live independently.
Price extra night:
65 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
25 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 269 538 807 1076 1345 1614 1883 2152 2690 3228 269 40
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Centro Catalina - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Centro Catalina - 2
A perfect choice for prospective students looking for a private yet wallet-friendly option. Students will stay in ‘semiprivate’ housing, with a private bedroom and shared kitchen and bathroom with a maximum of 2 other students. The apartment boasts sea views, a swimming pool and modern amenities.
Price extra night:
48 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
25 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 139 278 417 556 695 834 973 1112 1390 1668 139 40
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
25 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Dancing 
Diving 
Swimming 
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Reviews

4.8/5.0

Rating: 4.8/5.0

City

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.9/5.0

4.9/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0 
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Students liked about Centro Catalina, Cartagena
Friendly staff, professional teacher, various activities.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
3.0/5.0
Other
3.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
3.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Salsa classes.
Other comments: The credit card machine did not work so that should fixed.

Brochures

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    FAQ about Centro Catalina, Cartagena

  • Spanish courses at Centro Catalina start at 171 US$ for Semi-Private Lessons 10 course with 10 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Student Residence is the most popular among all our clients of Centro Catalina
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Aeropuerto Internacional de Crespo (30 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Centro Catalina varies from 1 students (Private Lessons 10) to 8 students (Intensive Course)
  • 100% of teachers at Centro Catalina hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Centro Catalina comes from Switzerland with a 25% representation, followed by students from USA (15%) and Germany (10%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Centro Catalina offers courses from 18 years to 99. Average age is 28 during the summer and 28 for the rest of the year.
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