Take A “Romantic Journey Through History” With Hilton Cartagena

Package Revisits City’s Past, Includes Three-Hour Tour & Carriage Ride

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August 03, 2009

MIAMI, Fla. -  From a colonial walled city to cobblestone streets, the rich past of one of Colombia's most exciting cities comes to life with Hilton Cartagena's "Romantic Journey Through History" package.

Available through Dec. 31, 2009, the package takes travelers on a walk down Cartagena de Indias' memory lane. Known for its colonial walled city and fortress, Cartagena de Indias' is a portal to the past. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, the walled city is a snapshot of a centuries old world, with pristine architecture and cobblestone streets. A stroll through narrow walkways with floral-adorned balconies is an evocative reminder of the country's origins and cultural treasures.

Starting at $235* per night, the "Romantic Journey Through History" package includes:

• Deluxe accommodation
• Tropical fruit basket in room upon arrival
• Daily "Hilton Breakfast" for two at Las Chivas Restaurant
• Three- hour city tour
• Horse-drawn carriage ride from the hotel to the colonial walled city
• Access to fitness center
• Souvenir
• Late check-out upon availability

Scenically situated at the tip of El Laguito Peninsula, Hilton Cartagena is just ten minutes from the ancient walled city and 15 minutes from Rafael Nuñez Airport. The hotel boasts 341 guest rooms, including the latest addition of an executive tower with 53 rooms and suites. Recreation options include a beach, three pools with waterfalls and slides, Jacuzzis, tennis courts, outdoor playground, and a recently debuted Spa and gym, featuring the latest in massage therapies, sauna, and a Turkish bath. The hotel delivers a variety of dining delights - guests can sample sushi in Cangrejo Bar, tempt their palates with Colombian dishes in Las Chivas, taste brick-oven pizza at Pizza E'leña, or enjoy international cuisine at Tinajero Steak and Seafood House.

For reservations, guests should visit www.hilton.com or call 1-800-HILTONS and request booking code P6 for the Romantic Journey Through History Package. Guests can also contact the hotel directly at rm.cartagena@hilton.com or call 011-575-665-0666.

*Rates are per room per night based on double occupancy, and do not include taxes. Package is based on availability, requires a minimum three night stay. Guests must request the Romantic Journey Through History Package when making reservations. Other restrictions may apply.


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