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Sofitel Legend Santa Clara

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle del Torno 38-29 | Barrio San Diego, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #7 of 116 hotels in Cartagena
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I doubt this hotel needs any more 5 star reviews, but here is another. The hotel is absolutely gorgeous and the staff couldn't be more helpful. I loved "meeting" Matteo, their resident Toucan as soon as we checked in! I am an art dealer and appreciated the beautiful historical decor and architecture. The breakfast is also fantastic. To be honest,... More

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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a gray time during our stay at Santa Clara. Service was excellent, they had a butler for our own room!!!. A guided walk tour of the hotel that was a monastery before was detailed and refreshing. The rooms were very nice, the restaurants were top of the line and the bars were entertaining. The location is in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent a week at Hotel Santa Clara. One of the best travel experiences I've ever had. It starts with the staff...friendly, helpful, and extremely competent. The location is perfect - close to good restaurants, easy walk to anywhere in the walled district. I only ate one dinner and one breakfast at the restaurant but had an excellent dinner in... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was recently in Cartagena for a CEO event, which took place at this lovely former convent dating back to the early 1600s. The intense heat and humidity takes some getting used to, as the hotel rooms are air-conditioned but much of the rest of the property is not. Situated within the colonial fortress-city, the Santa Clara is clearly the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On arrival we were welcome by very friendly staff ready to assist . We stayed here for 12 days and we found the hotel had a great range of facilities as well as good location to make it a good base to go around. It is also close to many good restaurants. The food at hotel is not bad but... More

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169 reviews 169 reviews
61 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a wonderful room in the old convent. The room had 2 levels and was really extremely nice and an amazing combination of old and modern. It had a wooden floor top TVs and Bose sound system and a Nespresso machine. The breakfast was outstanding and the swimming pool is very nice, only the fitness was too small.

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SantaClaraCartagena, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Sofitel Legend Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear, Go100go, Thank you very much for sharing your impressions about our services and the colonial suites of our historic monument. At Sofitel legend we merge the magic of the 17th century with the technology and modern style in order to give our guests the best room experience in the city. We appreciate your kind comments and we hope to... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
69 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at this property while in Cartagena. Overall we had a great experience but a few things could be improved. Positives: - Welcome and check in were wonderful & efficient - Hotel staff were all wonderful and very professional - Lovely public areas - Great on-site spa (we went twice) - Wonderful breakfast buffet (definitely... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe this is the Best Hotel in Cartagena. Location is perfect. Pretty close to two of my favourites restaurants in Cartagena, Juan del Mar and El Santísimo. Unfortunately we didin;t have time to eat at 1621 inside of the hotel. Very clean, comfortable and great service.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here for a wedding, and overall beautiful hotel. Cant beat any Sofitel and this one did not disappoint. We actually stayed at a house in Cartagena, so I would recommend that but this one is close enough for everything in terms of walking distance and restaurants and secluded enough where people cannot just come on in and bother you.... More

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Tampa, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was recommended to us by dear friends that visit Cartagena often. The level of service was incredible, our butler Edson made our stay most enjoyable. Edson took us on a horse and carriage tour of the old city which made was an incredible way to see the city. Edson made sure to make reservations at the best finest... More

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Address: Calle del Torno 38-29 | Barrio San Diego, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Legend Santa Clara 5*
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Sofitel Santa Clara Hotel Cartagena
Sofitel Hotel Santa Clara
Sofitel Cartagena
Cartagena Sofitel

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Originally built as a convent in 1621, the Sofitel Santa Clara is a legendary landmark in the heart of Cartagena's walled city. Transformed into a luxury hotel in 1995, the Sofitel Santa Clara, unique in style, combines the allure of history with local hospitality and the art of French savoir-faire. Mixing Colonial and Republican-style architecture with modern comfort, the hotel features gourmet cuisine, exceptional service, a world-class spa, meeting facilities and state of the art technology for events, conventions and weddings. ... more   less 
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