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

  • Outstanding Service tripadvisor

    Jorge and Celso who work in the outdoors garden are the best. Great service. I had the best caipirinha in Colombia and they provided it. I highly recommended it for its luxury and wonderful care...

    TravellerSilherCartagena, Colombia
  • Expected a better experience tripadvisor

    You expect the best for a 5-star hotel; this is not the case. Stayed for a week with family. Check-in staff was very amiable, doorfront staff are not well trained in how to provide best experience...

  • Could not fault this hotel- perfect location tripadvisor

    Stayed here under the Amex Platinum rate. Got a $150 to spend on food and beverage plus one of the best breakfasts I have ever had in any hotel. Location cannot be made better close to everything the...

    luischableSan Francisco, California
  • Absolute Best!!! tripadvisor

    My sister and I stayed at the Sofitel Santa Clara for our annual sister birthday trip! The hotel, spa, service and food was exceptional! The staff has one goal and that is to make your stay the...

  • Volver y Volver tripadvisor

    Since our first visit to the Santa Clara in 2015 we have returned each year. It has never disappointed. We thrill at the magical realism of this special place set in a restored convent which provides...

    443tarakNew York City, New York

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