Get an overview of this hotel4-star Cartagena hotel in La Boquilla with 2 outdoor swimming pools

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in La Boquilla, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from La Boquilla Beach and within 6 mi (10 km) of Puerta del Reloj and San Felipe de Barajas Castle. San Pedro Claver Church and Convent and Marbella Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and 2 poolside bars are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a 24-hour fitness center, and an outdoor tennis court.

Room Amenities

All 118 rooms offer free WiFi, balconies, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars, and premium bedding.

 Guest Highlights

  • Good location
  • Beach
  • Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Helpful staff
  • Guestrooms were a little noisy

Renovations & Closures

The property is renovating until 26 September 2017 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
The following facilities are closed until further notice:
  • Parking area
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Sonesta Hotel Cartagena features 2 outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor tennis court, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 2293 square feet (213 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers a children's pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests.

Sonesta Hotel Cartagena is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 118 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 213 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2293 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Children's pool 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Restaurant 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Minibar 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Restaurante Palenke - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for COP 90000 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.
No pets or service animals allowed
Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve onsite parking. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • The national sales tax (19%) is charged upon check-out to citizens of Colombia regardless of length of stay and to foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. Furthermore, the tax may apply per room when the room is shared by a taxable and a nontaxable guest.
  • Resort fee: COP 7.100.00 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: COP $40.000 cop per room (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: COP 90000 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Sonesta Cartagena
  • Sonesta Hotel Cartagena

We should mention

If you are traveling with a child your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance. Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.


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