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…”

David Mulin

The General Manager

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.


  • The BEST in Cartagena. tripadvisor

    Put simply the service, cleanliness and facilities are the best. Not to mention we felt like we were safe at all times. The location is great for downtown entertainment and dining. The hotel may...

    gbpackfansDe Pere, Wisconsin
  • wonderful hotel in historic center tripadvisor

    wonderful hotel within the walls of Cartagena historic center; former 400 yrs old monastery, full of hostory on every corner, beautiful Spanish colonial architecture with overwhelming charm; we...

    Robert FLondon, United Kingdom
  • Outstanding! tripadvisor

    The hotel is 5 star all the way. The courtyard is gorgeous, the restaurant 1621 is fantastic, the rooms are great and the butler service, particularly Ernesto is wonderful. Be sure to ask Ernesto...

    Kathy W
  • Christmas Eve Dinner tripadvisor

    Thank You Isabel Mercado for one of the Best Christmas Eve Dinners that I have had in my life Beautiful ambiance Christmas Eve Dinner Some of the tastiest food I have had in the world Pink...

    BiminibobMiami, Florida
  • A legend tripadvisor

    A legend This hotel is a classic and historic hotel in Cartagena. It is situated walking distance to the best places, stores and restaurants. The room is good and comfortable! The outdoor space is...

    pieromatarazzoSao Paulo, SP

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