B.O.G Hotel, located in the trendy Northern sector of the city, is a hub of style, food and fashion. Its restaurant serves genius fusion cuisine and the hotel is stylishly decorated throughout. Guests will be able to make use of the heated rooftop pool throughout the year, perfect for relaxing after a long day in the city.
The Charleston Casa Medina is smaller boutique hotel, centrally located in Zona G, with great places to eat and drink nearby. The hotel itself has 58 rooms and the colonial style of the building will transport its guests back in time, with elegant décor touches such as wooden doors and tall, stone walls. The atmosphere of the hotel is calm throughout the hotel, and to allow guests to relax even more, their spa offers special Colombian treatments.
If you’re visiting on business, the location of the JW Marriott in the financial and entertainment district is perfect for you. The hotel is situated next to the offices of major companies and there are also many good bars and restaurants nearby. The hotel also features its own restaurants, including a French, a Japanese and an Italian spot. This luxurious yet practical five-star hotel caters for all your needs with large bedrooms, a wonderful buffet breakfast and its very own gym and spa.
Casa Platypus is referred to as the option for ‘flashpackers’, as it is a step up from the average hostel, offering simple but spacious rooms with private bathrooms and a prime location in La Candelaria. Casa Platypus has an incredible rooftop terrace with views of Montserrat and generally attracts a fun, young crowd. Helpful staff will be more than happy to help you with any questions and are a great source of information for finding your way around the city.
While La Candelaria has been known to be sketchy in some areas after dark, this is really the area where Bogota’s bohemian side shines, and Hotel de la Opera is the finest hotel around. The hotel’s location makes it a great base for exploring the city. The balcony rooms offer brilliant views of La Candelaria, with its colorful houses and brilliant examples of street art. An impressive breakfast buffet offers cereal, cheese, ham, fresh fruit, and juice, and is a great chance to try typical Colombian specialties too.
Hotel Click Clack opened in September 2013 and it still feels brand new. The funky and chic design of this hotel is no surprise given its location in El Chicó, a buzzing design-oriented district. High-tech gadgets galore, all calls in this hotel are made via iPad. For a brilliant selection of nightlife venues Click Clack is just a few minutes walk from the huge Parque de la 93, where diners are spoilt for choice. Or if you prefer staying in the hotel in the evening there’s an amazing rooftop bar and lounge, Apache, so you needn’t even leave the hotel for a guaranteed fun night.
Masaya Bogota is another ‘flashpacker’ option. Providing a hostel experience unlike any other, Masaya have made a name for themselves as the best hostels around, providing backpackers with dormitories with a different feel to regular hostels. With another branch in Santa Marta, Masaya offer incredibly comfortable dorms in which each bed has its own privacy curtain, and the private rooms are very much of hotel standard, even boasting flat-screen TVs.
Inspired by the legend of El Dorado, this branch of the famous W hotel chain is sophisticated and stylish, offering state-of-the-art technology in all rooms, a fully kitted out gym and a spa. They also have a space for meetings and events for those guests who are on business. The boutique hotel is located in the upscale Santa Barbara neighborhood, a prime spot for seriously good shopping with a whole host of entertainment venues and restaurants nearby.
Hotel Estelar La Fontana exudes a Colonial vibe even from the outside, with an old ivy plant creeping along the front of the building. Inside, its main courtyard has a fountain in its center and it even houses its own chapel. On a Sunday this pretty courtyard is a center for culture, where live bands come to play and artists gather to show off their work. The hotel itself is an impressive five-star affair, with luxury bedrooms, a gym and a spa.
93 Luxury Bogota is the perfect choice for those who like having the independence of self-catering. An aparthotel, the places offers rooms with full kitchens in a luxury environment, so you can still experience the hotel treatment while working to your own time schedule in terms of meals. This is also a good option for those looking to stay a little longer in the city. Be prepared for beautiful design and décor.