Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena

Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena

Welcome to Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena, an iconic hotel where heritage meets modernity


“We are excited to re-open our doors and welcome you back from Tuesday 1st September 2020.

To guarantee your safety, we have implemented the highest standards of hygiene and disinfection.

The ALLSAFE seal, accompanied and certified by Bureau Veritas, represents our new standards of cleaning & prevention, and provides assurance that these standards are being met at Sofitel Legend Santa Clara. (More information here)


Its walls, which acted as a defensive shield in the past, blend in with colonial balconies and republican buildings that evoke the splendor of bygone eras. After significant efforts, the Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena opened its doors as a luxurious hotel bursting with history, magic and impressive anecdotes…”

Nicolas Pesty

The General Manager

Director Manager's Signature

Discover the magic of Cartagena, the historic walled city, world heritage site by UNESCO in 1984.

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Over 400 Years of History

Built in 1621, our property was originally a convent that housed the Poor Clares before they were evicted in 1861. For over a century, this place witnessed history and served successively as a charity hospital, prison and medical school therefore generating a series of Republican style changes. In 1995, it became the iconic Santa Clara hotel.

Legendary Guests

Santa Clara’s famous visitors throughout the years include royalty, numerous heads of state, Fashion icons, musicians, Nobel Prize winners, actors and film directors such as Jean Paul Gauthier, Mick Jagger, Don Juan Carlos Borbón & Sofía of Greece, Gabriel García Márquez, Sting, Shakira, Sofía Vergara and Fernando Botero amongst others.

Enter the Legend

In 2012, the Sofitel Santa Clara became Sofitel Legend, thus joining a collection of landmark properties located in cities with a rich cultural heritage all around the world. Travel back in time and discover the legendary story of this iconic hotel infused with French art de vivre, the perfect combination of age-old tradition and local hospitality.


  • Address

    Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena

    Calle del Torno 39-29 Barrio San Diego
    130001 Cartagena de Indias, Colombia


    +57 (5) 650 4700

  • Great trip tripadvisor

    Stayed for 6 nights... great location very close to good restaurants, local shops and the massages are amazing! One of the best massage experiences I’ve had for a long time. We did couples massage...

    LKhorAtlanta, Georgia
  • Truly a Legend tripadvisor

    Where to start? The Sofitel Legend Santa Clara is definitely a new favourite of mine. We stayed for 4 nights to finish our trip around Colombia and we definitely did NOT want to leave! The way we...

    The_Flying_LlamaGeneva, Switzerland
  • Outstanding Stay! tripadvisor

    When We decide my partner and I to travel after so many months, one of the requirement was Covid safety and feeling safe every where we would go in the hotel and The Sofitel Legend Santa Clara...

    RonaldoSnoopyToronto, Canada
  • SPA day at Hotel Santa Clara tripadvisor

    Indulge yourself at the SPA !!! Great and relaxing afternoon in a Zen atmosphere. Warm welcome and everyone with a big smile. Ask for Ana, you’ll be in great hands!! Experience & profesional massage...

    vlizarraldeCartagena, Colombia
  • One of the most beautiful hotel tripadvisor

    This hotel is one of the most beautiful accomodations ever stayed. The building, its gardens, pools and wells, the ambience in general are all amazing. We also appreciated the warm hospitality and...


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