Exquisite Colonial House/Casa Sofia/Old City
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The Casa Sofia (ESPAÑOL disponible)is a restored, colonial house in the heart of the old city with a pool and all of the necessary comforts to enjoy a magical and historical stay. Para ESPAÑOL visite nuestro sitio en el internet: wwwcasasofiacartagenacom
The Casa Sofia is located in the historical walled city of
Cartagena de Indias steps from historical plazas, excellent restaurants, clubs, and the waterfront.
Casa Sofïa: Details
- 3 bedrooms with air conditioning
- Rooftop Deck
- Living Room
- Gourmet Kitchen
- Built-in Sound System
- Daily Cleaning Service
The Casa Sofïa was restored at the end of 2007. The original colonial
walls with brick and coral were carefully preserved. We seek to
provide the comfort of your own home while enjoying the Old City.
This beautiful lodging has three air-conditioned bedrooms (one with a
one with a Queen-sized bed, and the third with two twin beds, two
twins also available in front salon to sleep a total of 8 people) and
a gourmet, open-air
kitchen located next to the central patio and pool under a colonial
archway. The kitchen has a six-burner gas stove and all necessary
appliances (including a microwave) necessary to prepare your favorite
recipes. The services of a professional cook are also available upon
request. The kitchen contains stools and a central table and a small
bar. There are three bathrooms which all have hot and cold running
water; the bathroom of the main bedroom contains an open-air shower
tiled with beautiful sky and sea-colored glass tiles.
You can relax in the living room with lovely Cathedral ceilings on a
down-feathered sofa which can also serve as an additional bed. The
dining room has a colonial dining room table that can seat 8 that is
situated next to the swimming pool and a hammock.
From the rooftop deck you can see the dome of the Cathedral, La Popa
and parrots which come each morning and evening to sit in a nearby tree..Wireless internet connectivity throughout the house.
Cleaning service is provided.
Childcare (with references) available.
Ecotours to local islands available.
Located close to well-known Spanish language school.
Breakfast and lunch prepared upon request.
Excellent masseuse available.
Ecotouristic tours to the Islas del Rosario and walking tours of the Historical City Center and tourist sites. A private speed boat is also available for rental. Laundry and grocery services are also available. A dependable babysitter is also available for the care of any children.
This tropical city on the Caribbean is pulsating like a salsa party, drawing well-heeled Latin Americans and European socialites to its restored colonial mansions, fancy fusion restaurants and Old World-style plazas. Other rhythms can be heard, too. Guitar players stroll through the cobblestone alleyways. Beauty pageants and dance festivals keep the city swinging after dark. And techno dance clubs keep Cartagena’s revelers up till dawn. But this stunningly beautiful city also has its quiet side. White sand beaches and crystal-clear water are just a short hop away.
Cartagena is a city for walking, and its historic walled district feels like a Moroccan medina, with 300-year-old Spanish colonial buildings huddled along brick streets. The palette is saturated with deep blue, dusty rose, burnt orange and ochre. Cool sea breezes and plenty of shade make the old city feel quite comfortable
The 400-year-old stone walls encircling the city are surprisingly intact and stretch for more than two miles. Walk west along the wide plaza on top of the wall; the Caribbean is on your right, and the lovingly restored medieval streets on your left.
The neighborhood of the Casa Sofia:
Getsemani is one of the most important neighborhoods in the city,
given that it is the location of the birth of the Independence just
steps from Casa Sofia in 1811. Currently, the Convention Center Julio
Cesar Turbay Ayala, the Church of the Tercera Orden, Centenario Park,
and the Camellon de los Martires are all located here.
|Jul 01 2013||Dec 10 2013||-||$497||-||-||-|
|Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.|
|Deposits: $500 Security deposit in cash, returned upon check-out if no damage is done to property 50% of value of full rental due to reserve the house. The remaining 50% of full rental due 60 days prior to arrival.|
|Payment Options: PayPal|
|Other Fees: Please inquire about rates during Dec-Jan high season and Semana Santa (Holy Week prior to Easter) PRICE LISTED IS LOW SEASON PRICE BASED ON APPROXIMATE CONVERSION OF PRICE IN COLOMBIAN PESOS. THE PRICE PER NIGHT IS 900,000 COLOMBIAN PESOS and 1,300,000 during December/January holidays. A 1 WEEK MINIMUM REQUIRED DURING DECEMBER/JANUARY HOLIDAY PERIOD|
Portland, OR USA
November 12, 2010
The house is a fantasy of old Cartegena, built on the foundation of ancient stone walls, with modern comforts and many artistic touches The old wooden doors and their hardware alone is a delight! Main rooms open to a shared open-air courtyard retreat. Everything is well-equipped, from comfortable bedding and linens, beautiful old colonial-style furniture, hair dryers in the bathrooms, lots of kitchenware and table settings. The house is in close proximity to great restaurants, the old town walls, shopping and people-watching.