The charm, luxury, location, along with the excellent service and gourmet cuisine were some of the attributes that made it possible to include the hotel in this list of the renowned Travel & Leisure magazine
Cartagena, Colombia, April 2021. Sofitel Legend Santa Clara has been recognized within the TOP 500 list of the best hotels in the world by the Travel & Leisure magazine, thanks to its special features that make it unique as a place full of charm that manages to combine history and romanticism in one place.
Taking into account the particular circumstances experienced by the tourism industry in 2020, the magazine took the World’s Best Awards survey as the basis for the results and selected the 500 best hotels in the world. On that occasion, the hotel was in the TOP 10 of the “City Hotels” category in Central and South America, which made it rank first in Colombia and Cartagena; and it ranked 14th in the TOP 25 of the “Hotel Brands” category.
For each edition, the U.S. magazine invites its more than 8 million readers to share their opinions about the different players in the industry such as destinations, urban hotels, resorts, among others. Hotels are evaluated by location, type, services, restaurant and overall rating. The list is divided into 8 geographic regions and represents a reliable source of information for the many thousands of experienced, sophisticated and detail-oriented travelers who organize their trips with this guide, making it a point of reference for the public.
Nicolás Pesty, general manager of the Sofitel Legend Santa Clara hotel, welcomes this news with pride. “We attribute this prestigious recognition to our clients who have placed their trust in us every year and whom we thank for choosing us for their travel plans. I would also like to thank our staff who works tirelessly every day to deliver unforgettable experiences to our guests”.
The Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Hotel is located in the historic heart of Cartagena de Indias, a city declared by UNESCO as “World Historical and Cultural Heritage”. This is the result of the restoration of the old building where the Saint Claire of Assisi Convent was located, built in the 17th century, which will celebrate its 400th anniversary in 2021. Since its opening in 1995, the hotel has been operating and developing the luxury hospitality concept in the city.
Over the years, Sofitel Legend Santa Clara has received several national, international and regional awards and recognitions, making it one of the most awarded hotels in our country.
Consequently, Sofitel Legend Santa Clara receives this important recognition with the commitment to continue working harder every day to be at the forefront of the national and international hotel industry.