Montevideo's 10 Best Cultural Hotels

A city that is sometimes overlooked for South America voyages, Montevideo is a stunning port capital © Ana Raquel S. Hernandes / Flickr
A city that is sometimes overlooked for South America voyages, Montevideo is a stunning port capital © Ana Raquel S. Hernandes / Flickr
A city that is sometimes overlooked for South America voyages, Montevideo is a stunning port capital that is home to nearly half of Uruguay’s population. Speckled with beautiful historical architecture, art galleries, museums, markets, and the ever-tempting coastal waters, these ten hotels offer a perfect stay to the whil you investigate the cultural riches of the city.

Esplendor Hotel Montevideo

Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco and Spa

Cottage Hotel

Don Boutique Hotel

Axsur Design Hotel

After Hotel Montevideo

Belmont House

Orpheo Hotel Express

Palermo Art Hostel

For those on a cheaper budget and eager to enjoy the night-life of the city, Palermo Art Hostel is an art-splattered accommodation that is full of character and charm. With its own bar, roof top area, and hammocks, the hostel exudes the character of the city, and it also organizes city tours, as well as lessons in Spanish, Tambor drums and Tango.

Posada al Sur

Posada al Sur is set amongst the historic colonial architecture of the old part of Montevideo. Surrounded by art galleries, this relaxed accommodation feels like it belongs to the city, allowing guests to embrace the culture of Uruguay’s capital. While Uruguayan art and décor add a homely aura to the interiors, Posada al Sur also takes pride in their support of sustainable tourism, artisan’s economic networks and small organic farms.