This award-winning luxury boutique hotel is situated in the heart of the ancient walled city of Cartagena in Colombia. Casa Pestagua was built in the 18th century by the Count of Pestagua in the style of an impressive Moorish palace featuring ochre walls, painted ceilings carved stone windows and marble statues. Recently restored to its original splendour, it combines colonial style with Spanish influences and modern comforts.
Offering superb service, warm hospitality and excellent facilities including a restaurant, a bar, a pool, a roof terrace with a hot tub, and a spa, Casa Pestagua will appeal to those seeking a unique and peaceful retreat in a convenient location.
Casa Pestagua provides just 11 expansive and elegant rooms and suites with palatial ceilings and period colonial-republican and Art Deco decor. Some rooms are more modern than others but all exude romantic charm.
The hotel is ideally located for exploring the port city of Cartagena and Lightfoot Travel can create a customised itinerary to ensure you have an unforgettable stay. Stroll through cobbled streets to the lively Santo Domingo Square, visit the Museo del Oro and the Palacio de la Inquisicion or take a boat trip to the magical Islas del Rosario, famed for their coral reefs and crystal clear lagoons. Back at the hotel, sip a cocktail in the rooftop Jacuzzi as you admire the views.
Casa Pestagua is a Relais & Chateaux hotel.
Casa Pestagua Hotel Boutique Spa Cartagena Information
- Location & Getting There:
The hotel is located in the heart of Cartagena in Colombia. It is a few minutes walk from the coast and 6km from Rafael Nunez International Airport.
There are 11 exceptionally spacious and elegantly appointed rooms including 2 suites ranging from 32-sqm Superior Rooms to 82-sqm Grand Suites. Each room features elevated ceilings, huge shuttered windows, colonial furnishings in Republic or Art Deco style, a king-size bed, a huge marble bathroom and all mod cons.
-Roof terrace with Jacuzzi
-Meeting and event facilities
-24-hour room service
When it comes to things to do and see in this ancient city, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Must-dos include visiting El Castillo de San Felipe, walking around the city walls, taking a mud bath at El Totumo Volcano and going on a carriage ride at night.
Families are welcome although the hotel has a quiet atmosphere. Babysitting can be arranged.