Hotel Charleston Santa Teresa

Charleston Penthouse Suite

Key selling points: Every detail of this recently renovated space was devised with guest expectatioHotel Charleston Santa Teresans in mind, and the new styling exudes a minimalist modern approach tempered by colonial Colombian flair.

A private balcony provides exceptional views of the city below.

Standout service: A VIP guest needed transportation during his stay, but the hotel’s Cadillac Escalade was unavailable, so the guest was chauffeured in the general manager’s own car.

Style: Minimalist with colonial touches, by Humberto Gomez, 2012

Special amenities: Two 52-inch Samsung flat-screen TVs, 600-thread-count Sferra linens, two iPads, Nespresso machine, fresh fruit daily, Caribbean artisan candy at turndown

Square footage: 1,399

Number of rooms in suite: Two

Number of bathrooms: Three

Number of rooms and suites in hotel: 89, including 15 suites

Who’s slept here?: Hillary Clinton, Jennifer Lopez

Nightly rate: $1,500

Location: Centro Plaza de Santa Teresa, Carrera 3a No. 31-23, Cartagena

General Manager Carmen Gonzalez