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

  • A Fantastic Location and Service During COVID tripadvisor

    My wife and I had the privilege of staying at the Sofitel Legends Santa Clara during the Christmas timeframe. As our first vacation from home since March, bio security and safety was our top...

  • Best of Cartagena tripadvisor

    When we decided to go to Cartagena, staying at this hotel was the dealbreaker. I spent sometime before, and I've decided to come back. Excellent hotel. We had a wonderful stay at the hotel, greeted...

    danielbxxWest Palm Beach, Florida
  • Unforgettable Service!!! tripadvisor

    The entire staff made our trip extremely memorable! You can find many beautiful hotels, but almost impossible to find this type of service! The concierge took care of all of our dinner reservations...

    Alberto BMiami, Florida
  • Best service in the world. Everything is FLAWLESS. Ridic new rooftop bar!! tripadvisor

    Come for the most incredible service!! I can’t think of a single detail from our stay that wasn’t 110%. Check-in was fast and pleasant. The butler service is incredibly friendly and helpful with...

  • 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

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