Hotel Celebrates Festival Vallenato

Located in the center of Valledupar, near the Park of the Vallenato Legend, the Sonesta Hotel Valledupar opened in July 2009. Valledupar is known for being the cradle of vallenato, representative of the Colombian culture and the result of the merger of three different cultures. The vallenato box (and used by African slaves brought by the Europeans), the guacharaca (used by indigenous) and accordion (of European origin) are the traditional instruments of vallenato.

The city is also home to the annual Festival of the Vallenato Legend, one of the most important music festivals in Colombia, held in April. For five days, the city becomes an enormous party, full of parades, shows, competitions and good music.

The Sonesta Hotel Valledupar has 108 rooms with first class facilities, business center full-service restaurant, lobby bar, room service 24 hours, concierge, Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, pool , gym, meeting rooms accommodating up to 300 guests, and an executive floor with breakfast daily. The hotel is next to a new shopping center and is the first full service hotel available in Valledupar.

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