Location and Setting
Located in an exclusive neighborhood in Barranquilla, just a few miles from Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, the hotel is attached to a new shopping mall and the city’s largest nightclub. Barranquilla is the fourth largest city in Colombia and was the country’s first port city. Located in Northern Colombia, overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the city is just 56 miles from Cartagena and a one-hour flight from Bogota. The city has a year-round temperature of 86°F.
126 guest rooms and suites feature cable television, individual climate control, a sprinkler, a security box, a direct-dial telephone for domestic and international calls, a desk and an ergonomic leather chair, a mini-bar, Wi-Fi, a hair dryer, an iron/ironing board, and a bathroom with a tub. Accommodations on the executive floor offer a private lounge and breakfast daily.
Services and Facilities
The hotel offers first-class amenities, a full-service business center, a full-service restaurant, a lounge, 24-hour room service, 24-hour concierge service, an Internet café on the lobby level, a sushi lobby bar, a swimming pool, a fitness center and an executive floor with a private lounge.
The hotel provides business lounges for eight to ten people and meeting space for groups of up to 250 guests with over 2,600 square feet of meeting space. On-site conference services assistance and audio-visual equipment are available.
Dining and Entertainment
The hotel offers a full-service restaurant, a lounge and an extensive room service menu. The hotel offers the convenience of Coco Beach Bar and Agua Helada night club which are located in the adjacent mall. The city is known for plentiful restaurants and great seafood.
Sports and Fitness
The hotel’s health club offers state-of-the-art exercise equipment, a Turkish bath, a sauna, an indoor heated swimming pool and a Jacuzzi.
Points of Interest
Barranquilla hosts many universities and is renowned for its Museo Antropológico (Museum of Anthropology) and Museo Romántico (Local History Museum). The new Caribbean Museum & Cultural Center offers a tribute to Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez. The city is renowned for Carnival, second in recognition only to Río. Barranquilla offers easy access to several spectacular sandy beaches. Located on the banks of the Magdalena River, the old colonial town of Soledad makes for an interesting day trip.
The hotel is attached to a new shopping mall including 50 boutiques and restaurants.
Check-in: 1:00 p.m. Check-out: 12 noon. Taxes and Gratuities: Residents pay 10% service charge and 19% VAT; non-Colombian residents are exempt from the VAT. Credit Cards: All Major Cards. Languages: Spanish and English are spoken. Currency: Colombian Peso and US Dollars. Electricity: 220/110 volt.
SONESTA HOTEL BARRANQUILLA
Calle 106 # 50-11
Barranquilla – Colombia