This Luxury Hotel Sends Guests to Jail for Dinner
- Travel Pulse
The Conrad Cartagena has only been open to guest arrivals since late 2017, and the brand's first hotel in Colombia is already offering guests unusual, hyper-local experiences.
Perhaps unique to Cartagena among any suite of hotel activities is the opportunity for guests to dine inside a women's prison.
As part of the brand's 1/3/5 program, which curates local experiences and encourages guests to "Stay Inspired" with itineraries lasting one, three, or five hours, the hotel has partnered with Interno, a restaurant located within the women's prison in the neighborhood of San Diego. Conceived, designed, and operated by the female inmates at the prison, who also comprise the kitchen and front-of-house service team, Interno's objective is to empower women in prison and prepare them to reintegrate back into society outside of prison once their terms are completed.