Hotel Sofitel Legend Santa Clara

Hotel Sofitel Legend Santa Clara

Website:  Sofitel Legend Santa Clara
Address: Cra. 8 #39-29, Calle del Torno, Barrio San Diego, Cartagena
Phone: +57- 5-6504700

santa clara entrada1Originally built as a convent in 1621, the Sofitel Legend Santa Clara is a legendary landmark in the heart of Cartagena's walled city.  Transformed into a luxury hotel in 1995, the Sofitel Legend Santa Clara, unique in style, combines the allure of history with local hospitality and the art of French savoir-faire.

Mixing Colonial and Republican-style architecture with modern comfort, the hotel features gourmet cuisine, exceptional service, a world-class spa, meeting facilities and state of the art technology for events, conventions and weddings.
The hotel boasts 122 beautiful guestrooms, 19 of which are suites. Distributed along a Colonial and Republican wing, the stylish guestrooms overlook the Old Town, the Caribbean Sea as well as the hotel's poolside and interior courtyards.

Interesting Facts

Fidel Castro and Yasser Arafat stayed here in the days when the non-aligned countries
held their summits in Cartagena
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's post-modern residence is located next door
Mick Jagger, Shakira and Sophia Vergara are usual guests
Below the bar of this landmark hotel is a crypt that inspired Colombia's Nobel Laureate,
author Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel "Of Love and Other Demons".


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Santa Clara Hotel. Below you will find discounted rates per night according to different types of rooms and occupancy. Click here to see a description of each room type in English and Spanish.

Single Occupancy
Classic Room (King bed) - $260 USD
Superior (King bed) - $300 USD
Junior Suite (King bed) - $650 USD

Double Occupancy
Classic Room (King bed or two semi-double beds) - $280 USD
Superior (King bed or two semi-double beds) - $320 USD
Junior Suite (King bed) - $670 USD

Triple Occupancy
Classic Room (King bed or two semi-double beds with an additional roll away bed) - $400 USD
Superior (King bed or two semi-double beds with an additional roll away bed) - $440 USD
Junior Suite (King bed with an additional roll away bed) - $790 USD


  • Includes breakfast buffet at "El Claustro" Restaurant
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Colombian residents are subject to 19% VAT. Foreigners and Colombian non-residents are exempt from this hotel tax
  • Tourism Contribution fee of $4,500 COP (Aprox. $1.5 USD) is charged per room per night
  • Foreigners receive (1) ticket to the Modern Art Museum of Cartagena

How to make reservation

The wedding room block will be held until April 15, 2017. The discounted rates will still be in effect for our group after this date, but will be subject to room availability at the time of booking.

To reserve please send your inquiry via email to Diana Osorio at and reference "Matt & Ximena Wedding" in the subject.

You will need to send her the following documents:

  • Credit Card Authorization Form completed  (English/Spanish)
  • Copy of the Credit Card referenced in the form (Back and Front)
  • Copy of Passport biometric page for foreigners or National ID for Colombian nationals

For any questions feel free to call Diana at +57-5-6504700 Ext. 2064

Spa Information

santa clara spaThis hotel has wonderful Spa services. If you are interested in making time to be pampered while you are in Cartagena, we recommend booking these services with some time in advance.

Here is their Spa Menu for your convenience.


Airport Transfers

The hotel's concierge can arrange airport transfers for you. For car options and prices , please click here.

These service can be booked by contacting the Chief Concierge, Rafael Perez at