"The opening of this resort reinforces our commitment to enhance the brand's portfolio and further expand our presence in key resort destinations throughout the Americas," said Javier Rosenberg, chief operating officer, Radisson. "Cartagena is the most visited city in Colombia for tourists, therefore resort locations such as this play a key role as we continue to develop Radisson as a powerful, globally consistent, first-class brand."
"We look forward to offering guests a new experience at the Radisson Cartagena Ocean Pavillion," said Tomas Zeisel, general manager. "Cartagena is a city that captures the imagination, from the colonial wall old town to the welcoming port. It offers travelers hundreds of years of history and culture, as well as modern attractions and facilities, such as the new Radisson."
The Radisson Cartagena Ocean Pavillion Hotel guestrooms are contemporary in design with a modern Caribbean flair, offering five distinct room types from standard rooms to deluxe master suites. The hotel also offers Business Class rooms with upgraded amenities and services to include breakfast, early check-in and more.
The resort's amenities include complimentary, high-speed, wireless Internet access; a business center; the Ocean Pavillion Spa & Gym featuring a state-of-the-art fitness center and a full-service salon; an infinity outdoor pool with stunning ocean views; classes on Caribbean culture; Colombian cuisine; marine life; and local crafts.
Cartagena, also known as Cartagena de Indias, is a multicultural colonial city rich in history and folklore. Declared part of the UNESCO World Heritage in 1984, Cartagena is an immaculately preserved city capturing the charm and richness of Spanish colonial architecture, cultural events and festivals, a robust nightlife, local fusion cuisine, and superb beaches.
The hotel offers more than 11,000 square feet of indoor, flexible function space, a grand ballroom and multi-use meeting rooms, along with expansive grounds for outdoor meetings and events. On-site dining options include Palenque Restaurant serving fresh seafood, steaks and traditional Caribbean dishes; Yarabí Cafeteria for a quick snack or light meal; the Pool Bar for handmade Caribbean cocktails and fun food; the Sal Marina Beach Kiosk; or the open-air, Lobby Bar Tambora. 24-hour room service is also available.
The hotel is minutes from the Cartagena de Indias Convention Center and downtown Cartagena and near popular landmarks such as the Fortress of San Felipe de Barajas, Cartagena Gold Museum, the Vaults, the Heredia Theater, La Aduana Square. .
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