Hotel Casa San Agustin Colombia
Hotel Casa San Agustin
Centro, Calle de la Universidad N. 36-44
Date of Creation
October 11 of 2012
Hotel General Manager
Carolina Bernal Sandoval, 19 years in the Tourism Industry working in luxury hotels in Cartagena and Bogota both in Colombia. Used to be Director : MICE Commercial Director in travel industry, Commercial Director in Casa San Agustin before been the General Manager.
Luxury Boutique Hotel. Our Luxury brand is LHW
Focus in the Internatonal Market and luxury segment showing an excellent service with a gorgeus and unique colonial product in Cartagena de Indias.
HOTEL CASA SAN AGUSTIN
History & Story
Casa San Agustín is a total renovation and lovingly Casa restored boutique luxury hotel
comprised of three colonial homes dating from the 17th century. These structures retain many of their key architectural elements and have been combined to create a stunning property.
The house retains some original frescoes, and many furnishings, including ironwork beds, light fixtures chandeliers and hand painted tiles, have been specifically designed for San Agustin, all creating a chic individuality to the sophisticated interiors.
The hotel made its opening in 2012 and from that date has not been renewaled. The restoring Architects were Vladimir Caballero and Miguel Soto
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Main strengths : Location, personalized service and our Staff warmth. The special touch is our colonial architecture, magical, unique and authentic spaces.
Casa San Agustin is located at the heart of the historic center within the walls of the Old Town, which has been designated as Unesco World Heritage site since 1984. This iconic feature remains an outstanding example of the military architecture of the XVI and XVII.
Key sites/activities in the area
Around the hotel there are many historical and interesting places like Churches, Museums, Squares , Restaurants and Colombian designers Boutiques between others.
In the 17th Century Mr. Juan deTorrezar Diaz Pimienta (Spain) was named Viceroy, lived in the main house where the hotel is built and married with a 16 years old Cartagenera named Maria de Salas. He traveled to Honda to be crowned Viceroy, where he was received by the Archbishop who at the dinner offered poisoned him to remain as Viceroy later.
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Restaurants & Bars
Alma Restaurant : our gatronomy is focused on the two Colombian coasts, Pacific and Atlantic. The specialites are the ceviches, Pargo al cabrito, between others.
Chef Eljach seeks to stimulate the five senses of his guests in the Alma Restaurant through the flavors, colors and textures that add to an elegant visual presentation of the dish
Alma Bar : our specialites are the Gin´s and Tonic
Plaza Alma : our specialist are author cocktails
Aurum Spa : Inspires by gold and the natural elments
Swimming Pool : In the heart of the hotel where apreciate the main wall of the acueduct of Cartagena in 17th Century
Corporate & Celebration Events
Marquez de Villa Alta Meeting Room : The capacity is up to 40 people
Solarium : On the third floor with showers and a bar with cocktails and snacks,special for private dinners of the guests (10 pax)
Pool Bar : Near to the pool, offers cocktails, snacks and food to the guests and any celebration such as birthdays, aniversaries, sport shows on the t.v. located in this area too.
Extra Notable Features
Cooking Class: on request
Yoga class : on request
Any activity for the guests are made through the concierges
Hotel and restaurant Awards
TripAdvisor ́s No. 1 Most Popular Hotel in Latin American
Conde Nast Traveler, Top 25 Hotels in South America – Readers’ Choice Award
World’s Coolest Plunge Pool, Travel + Leisure
Vogue Australia, Hot Hotels, 2014
TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Hotels for Romance in Colombia, 2015
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