Key selling points: Newly redesigned to reflect the spirit of Colombian artist Fernando Botero, this tasteful suite features neutral tones and natural materials such as linen, rattan and Colombian yute.
The private balcony overlooks the hotel pool and has fabulous views of the ocean.
Standout service: Guests can request a personal soap ritual, and their butlers will hand-cut a soap of their choice by the Colombian artisanal cosmetics brand LOTO . Style | Elegant with local influence, by Lina Botero, 2012
Special amenities: Ralph Lauren lamps, Hermès bath amenities, photographs by Lina Botero, exclusive Sofitel MyBed, flat-screen TV
Square footage: 1,615
Number of rooms in suite:Two
Number of bathrooms: Two
Number of rooms and suites in hotel: 122, including 17 suites
Who’s slept here?: Gabriel García Márquez, Gloria Estefan, Bill Gates, Mel Gibson, Francis Ford Coppola, Mick Jagger, Plácido Domingo and Sting have all stayed at the hotel.
Nightly rate: $2,780
Location: Calle del Torno No. 39-29, Barrio San Diego, Cartagena