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

  • The best hotel in Cartagena tripadvisor

    We had a great stay at this property…service was on point..historic and full of great amenities…nice pool area to hang put at and great restaurants if you don’t feel like walking the streets of...

    tariqw2013Miami, Florida
  • Beautiful property… but !!! tripadvisor

    I stayed at Hotel Santa Clara 01/07/21-01/13/21 on the 7th day of my stay I noticed a significant amount of water on the entry floor upon awakening. I notified staff and maintenance was sent to clean...

    robert nUkiah, California
  • Amazing Experience tripadvisor

    My wife and I and our 2 children (19 and 24 years old) had an amazing experience at the Sofitel Santa Clara in Cartagena. All the staff were very friendly and helpful and went above and beyond to...

    NJFamily135Princeton, New Jersey
  • Nothing negative about this hotel ! tripadvisor

    My experience with the hotel was so perfect I don’t even know where to start ! I’m very demanding & picky , and the staff exceeded my expectations. Trust me , I’m VERY difficult to Please :) The...

  • Welcome to Beautiful Cartagena with style tripadvisor

    From the moment you enter the Sofitel Santa Clara you are awe struck by the beautiful majesty that is witnessed by the ancient architecture. The property is focused around its beautiful pool. The...

    ComplicatedgentlemanAtlanta, Georgia

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