Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena
– An architectural gem and legendary landmark in the heart of Colombia´s UNESCO-listed walled city
Built as a convent in 1621 and the setting for famed Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel "Of Love and Other Demons", this intriguing hotel preserves the ancient magic of the colonial area.
Most of the 123 guestrooms have balconies or private terraces offering views of the interior cloisters of the hotel or the Great Wall facing the Caribbean Sea. Designed for both luxury and comfort, each guestroom has complimentary Wi-Fi and each ensuite bathrooms has a monsoon showers, deep soaking tub and Hermes amenities. The Botero Suite is a place where guests are acquainted with the legendary Colombian artist Fernando Botero. A series of photographs showing different stages of his life have been donated by his daughter Lina Botero.
Savour French cuisine in El Claustro and Restaurant 1621, sip cocktails in El Coro, the monastery´s former choir, and indulge in pampering services in the So Spa. For more relaxed dining, enjoy casual meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – while relaxing by the pool.