Hotels and Transportation

Rooms have been pre-booked for the event in the hotels listed below for FiCS participants to stay at.

If you wish to arrange your stay at any of these summit hotels, or any others, during the event, or need help with your itinerary, you may contact Andrea Fernández at:

In case you would like to be contacted by the agency, please clic here:

We suggest you book your hotel as soon as possible, to ease your visit to Cartagena.

For your convenience, FiCS will offer shuttle transportation to participants:

i) Airport – Summit hotels – airport.
ii) Selected hotels – Convention Center – Selected hotels.


Located in the historic center of Cartagena, 6 km from the airport, less than 5 minutes walk from the National Historical Museum, a few steps from the Walled City and 0.2 km from the Sanctuary of San Pedro Claver.

Rooms are equipped with marble-clad bathrooms, some with balconies and other rooms with sea views.

Facilities include a restaurant serving international cuisine, poolside bar, spa and gym.

Classic room: USD $350
Superior twin room: USD $375
Premier deluxe room: USD $441
Junior suite room: USD $456


The Sofitel Santa Clara Hotel is located 600 meters from Santo Domingo Square, next to San Diego Park, 300 meters from the city walls, 3 kilometers from the port and 4.5 kilometers from the international airport.

This hotel features in-room minibar and flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi access, spa area with treatment cabins, sauna, swimming pool and a gym. Two restaurants offering international or regional gourmet cuisine, a bar and banquet room

Superior single room: USD$ 377



The Intercontinental is a luxury hotel located on the beach of Bocagrande, one of the most popular areas of Cartagena. It is a 10-minute drive from the walled city and a 20-minute drive from Rafael Núñez International Airport.

On-site facilities include a restaurant, a modern rooftop bar, a spa center and outdoor pool.

Rooms feature beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea or Castillogrande Bay, a full bathroom with rainforest shower, 40” LCD TV, high-speed internet, an electronic safe and work space.


Club room: USD $196


Located next to the beach on the El Laguito peninsula, six kilometers from the old walled city of Cartagena. The Rafael Núñez International Airport is 10 kilometers away.

Hotel facilities include a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor tennis courts, a pool complex, bar, restaurant, banquet hall and snack bar.

Rooms feature city or ocean views, alarm clock radio with mp3 connection, flat-screen TV with cable and satellite channels, mini bar, ironing equipment and coffeemaker.

Standard single room: USD $171


Located on the beachfront in the neighborhood of Bocagrande, modern and touristic area of Cartagena de Indias, very close to banks, stores, restaurants, cafes. Only 10 minutes from the old walled city and 15 minutes from the airport.

The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant, gym, Spa and wellness center.

The rooms are equipped with smart tv, internet, mini bar and safety box.

Superior single room: USD $96


The Bastion Luxury Hotel is located in the heart of the walled city. It preserves the colonial style of the old houses of Cartagena and has all the comforts of a modern luxury hotel.

The rooms have bathroom with rain shower, table with 2 chairs, cable TV, safe and minibar.

Among its facilities you will find elevators, bar, restaurant, banquet room, gym, spa service, 24 hour reception and laundry service.

Bastion standard: USD $362
Bastion premium: USD $389


Located in the emblematic Calle del Cuartel in the historic center of Cartagena de Indias, a great walled city declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. A 5-minute walk from the beach and 4 kilometers from the Rafael Núñez International Airport.

It offers an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, a wellness center, a restaurant serving international and Caribbean cuisine. Its air-conditioned rooms feature a minibar, flat-screen cable TV and DVD player.

Superior: USD $200
Deluxe: USD $250
Junior suite: USD $300


Strategically located in the Getsemaní neighborhood, in front of the Cartagena de Indias convention center, five minutes from the clock tower and ten minutes from the beaches of Bocagrande.

The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, a privileged view of the city, restaurant, bar, free wifi, massage service and exercise room.

The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, garden or city views, cable TV, minibar and bathroom.

Standard queen: USD $148
Superior twin: USD $163

If you wish to arrange your stay at any of these summit hotels, or any others, during the event, or need help with your itinerary, you may contact Andrea Fernández at:

In case you would like to be contacted by the agency, please clic here:



Cartagena has a tropical, warm and humid climate, with average temperatures between 28°C and 32°C.​

The dress code for the Summit is business casual (no tie). We suggest the use of fresh and light fabrics.

4-6 SEPTEMBER 2023