Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena

Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena

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


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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.

Hotel Boutique Bóvedas de Santa Clara by Accor
5 minutes walking distance from Sofitel Legend Santa Clara, you will find a boutique hotel ideal for a romantic getaway or a family vacation. 18 Luxury rooms and suites most of them with panoramic views of the Caribbean sea.
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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 60 5 6504700

  • Difficulty contacting them to change reservations tripadvisor

    So I booked a trip here in July Through amex- amex called several times to change my reservation dates as did I and I no one answers. This is a 5 star hotel and it's worrisome as I paid in full and...

  • Stunning and Relaxing tripadvisor

    I could write a lengthy review about everything wonderful at this hotel, but just take my advice and go. The hotel itself is stunning and the service is impeccable. It is in a perfect location...

    lindsayg352New York City, New York
  • Wonderful time in Santa Clara tripadvisor

    Julieth, Julieth, Julieth ! What a wonderful service we received in Santa Clara. In reality, everyone we came in contact with was very welcoming! I would truly recommend anyone to stay at this...

    mannym202Miami, Florida
  • Superb Stay tripadvisor

    A rare find! I am very critical of hotels that claim luxury, but this hotel surpassed my expectations. My only regret is that I did not stay longer. You will feel like a king during your stay...

    jettasback2018New York City, New York
  • Sofitel Santa Clara tripadvisor

    Fantastic experience at the hotel. Gustavo, Rudy, and Ernesto on the butler team were phenomenal. This hotel was beautiful me and my wife enjoy our day there for our trip. It’s in a great area to...

    847brandonjGarner, North Carolina

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