Last updated on August 12th, 2021 at 12:43 pm
Looking for the best luxury accommodation in the City of Eternal Spring? Here you have some of the best hotels in Medellin, the second most important city in Colombia.
My name is Frank and I run a travel agency in Bogota, Colombia. Have fun while reading!
I recently visited Medellin to know the current offer in high-quality accommodation for international travelers in El Poblado and other sectors of the city. So the following list includes the best hotels I found.
For more information, I also have a Medellin Travel Guide in which I recommend activities, accommodation, restaurants, and more all over the city.
Hotels in El Poblado
If you are not aware, El Poblado is the 14th of the 16 ‘comunas’ or districts in Medellin – the most exclusive one. It is among the safest and most modern zones in the city, hence its popularity among locals and foreigners specially.
Because of this, most hotels and hostels are located here, as well as the best shops, restaurants, bars and clubs. So it is indeed a commercial and tourist zone but also it has some of the most traditional and posh neighborhoods of the city. Throughout the years, El Poblado has become the financial and entertainment sector of Medellín par excellence.
Now, let’s get to the recommended hotels for staying in El Poblado. Note that these are not in a particular order.
Dann Carlton Medellín Hotel
Carrera 43A #7-50
Capacity: 200 rooms
Room types: Special double (26 sq m – 280 sq ft) / Special twin (26 sq m – 280 sq ft) / Junior Suite Suite (37 sq m – 398 sq ft) / Suite (55 sq m – 592 sq ft)
Highlights: Rotating bar / Restaurant / Gym / Pool / Wet zone / Beauty Salon
Services: Parking / Medical assistance / Travel advice / Currency exchange / Laundry / Wi-Fi
Prizes: Best 5-star Hotel in Latin America 2015
Dann Carlton Medellin is among the best 5 stars hotels in the city. Found in an exclusive sector, the shopping and nightlife district El Poblado, it offers high-quality service for the guests’ comfort and rest.
It is right next to the lush park La Presidenta and 10 minutes walking from Parque Lleras, the best spot for leisure and nightlife in Medellín. Its location is quite convenient. Close, to the south, is the hospital Clínica Medellín and various other health centers. And crossing Poblado Avenue, you’ll find the One Plaza and Dann business centers.
This hotel brand is an expert in creating unforgettable experiences for the guests. Among the highlights, you will find a climatized pool, a gym with a pool view, a spa, a wet zone with a Jacuzzi and Turkish bath, and a beauty salon. There are two restaurants to enjoy over 200 national and international dishes: Tony Romas, the only rotating restaurant bar in Medellín, and Spiga Di Palermo offering Italian cuisine.
You can choose between 4 types of accommodation, all rooms come with a private bathroom, A/C, TV, and WiFi. The special double has a Queen bed, a lounge with sofa and dining table, and city views. If you travel with a colleague or friend, the special twin room is for you. It also has a lounge with a sofa and dining table, but two double Queen beds. The junior suite is more spacious and has a King bed. And the suite offers two spaces, namely the living-dining room and the bedroom.
On top of that, the following services are offered: welcome cocktail, parking, medical assistance, lobby café, travel advice, 24h laundry, currency exchange, Wi-Fi in common areas, shoe polisher, wake up service, and daily journal. Dann Carlton Hotel has an equipped business center and halls for social and corporative events.
We recommend this hotel to couples, families, and business travelers looking for a luxurious stay.
Diez Hotel Categoria Colombia
Calle 10A #34-11
Capacity: 115 rooms
Room types: Standard double (32 sq m – 344 sq ft) / Twin (32 sq m – 344 sq ft) / Suite (45 sq m – 484 sq ft)
Highlights: Restaurant / Spa / Gym / Wet zone / Terrace / Co-working space
Services: Wi-Fi / Event rooms / Event planning
Prizes: Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice 2020
This place is located just 400 m (0.3 mi) from Parque Lleras! This means that if you walk, you’ll reach the food and party zone of the city in 6 minutes. There is also a mall 3 minutes on foot to the east for a varied offer of commercial establishments.
Diez Hotel Categoria Colombia is a space of true comfort and harmony with nature in the middle of the city, where the beauty of Colombian culture is highlighted in each area of the building by the artisan decoration. Each floor boasts a unique ambiance, each one transmitting the essence of one of Colombia’s natural regions: the Amazon, the Orinoco, the Andes, the Pacific, and the Caribbean.
The hotel offers modern facilities, where you can find the Diez restaurant, the Nirvana spa, a wet zone with a gym, and a terrace. In all rooms, you can find amenities such as a private bathroom, complimentary breakfast, safe box, minibar, desk, mini-fridge, smart TV, and Wi-Fi. The suites welcome guests with a floor-to-ceiling window and a hammock to enjoy the mountain views.
For the business travelers, there is a co-working space and 6 event rooms, of which 2 are fixed and 4 are modular. The latter can be joined to make up the Amazonas Great Hall, ideal for academic or social events. The hotel also offers specialized staff for event planning.
We recommend this hotel to tourists interested in local culture and comfort.
Hotel Estelar Milla de Oro
Calle 3 sur #43a-64
Capacity: 168 rooms
Room types: Twin (32 sq m – 344 sq ft) / Superior (37 sq m – 398 sq ft) / Junior Suite (46 sq m – 495 sq ft)
Highlights: Restaurant / Lobby Bar / Spa / Gym / Rooftop Jacuzzi
Services: Wi-Fi / Concierge / Laundry / Private shuttle / Parking / Meeting rooms
Prizes: Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018
Hotel Estelar Milla de Oro is a prime option for staying in the most exclusive financial and shopping sector of Medellin – El Poblado. This cosmopolitan and avant-garde hotel has everything to cater to travelers’ needs, starting from its strategic location close to El Poblado avenue. Lleras Park is 1.5 km (0.9 mi) away, allowing guests access to a range of gastronomic and commercial services within a 20-minute walk.
It offers guests wellness services such as a spa, a rooftop jacuzzi, and a gym. Regarding gastronomy, there is a restaurant and a lobby bar. There is Wi-Fi access in the whole building. Other services are concierge, laundry, private shuttle, and parking.
The guest rooms are equipped with cable TV, minibar, safe box, Wi-Fi and telephone. Choose depending on the space you want to have for your stay, but the elegant design and comfort will be present regardless of the room. The superior rooms and junior suites can have a standard room connected for those traveling in groups.
For business travelers, Estelar Milla de Oro has 4 multi-functional rooms equipped with state-of-the-art communication systems and audiovisual aids, plus air conditioning.
We recommend this hotel to business people expecting high-end services.
Medellin Marriott Hotel
Calle 1a Sur #43ª-83
Room types: Deluxe King Guest Room (29 sq m – 312 sq ft) / Deluxe Double Guest Room (29 sq m – 312 sq ft) / Concierge King Guest Room (32 sq m – 344 sq ft) / Concierge Double Guest Room (32 sq m – 344 sq ft) / Executive King Guest Room / Junior Suite (74 sq m – 796 sq ft) / Presidential Suite
Highlights: Restaurant / Fitness Center / Spa / Pool
Services: Business Center / Meeting rooms / Catering
Prizes: Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice 2020
Enjoy a luxurious stay at Medellin Marriott Hotel thanks to its high-end services and design. It is conveniently situated on El Poblado Avenue, near two big malls, in the financial, shopping, and nightlife district of Medellín. Lleras Park is 1.2 km-0.7 mi or a 16-minute walk away.
Being a guest here has benefits such as having access to a complete wellness, entertainment, and business offer including the best attractions of the city. Taste international cuisine at the restaurants of the hotel. The Market allows you to create your customized meal with locally sourced ingredients while Nau serves sushi and other Japanese dishes. Remain active at the fitness center and the outdoor pool and treat yourself at the end of the day with the services of the spa.
Rooms at Marriott Medellin are air-conditioned and equipped with a bathtub and shower combination, luxury bedding, workstations, coffee maker, mini-bar, mini-fridge, safe, phone, Wi-Fi, TV, among other amenities. The rooms in the concierge level have stunning city views and grant access to the hotel’s executive lounge where complimentary breakfast is offered.
The plus of the presidential suite is having spacious social areas, namely, dining and living rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and kitchenette, apart from the bedroom with bathtub.
Medellin Marriott Hotel has a business center and 5 event rooms. These spaces have a modern infrastructure and are equipped with audiovisual equipment and high-speed Wi-Fi. Additionally, there is a catering team available.
We recommend this hotel to solo travelers, couples, and families with a solid budget.
Hotel San Fernando Plaza
Cra. 42A #1-15
Capacity: 167 rooms – 209 beds
Room types: Special Double (25 sq m – 269 sq ft) / Special Twin (26 sq m – 280 sq ft) / Suite (41 sq m – 441 sq ft) / Grand Suite (51 sq m – 549 sq ft) / Presidential Suite (82 sq m – 882 sq ft)
Highlights: Bars / Restaurant / Spa & Beauty salon / Pool & Wet zone / Gym / Solarium
Services: Craft store / Parking / Medical assistance / Tourist information / Laundry / Currency exchange / Financial services / Meeting rooms
Prizes: Tripadvisor Platinum Eco Leader
Hotel San Fernando Plaza is a 5-star hotel preferred by foreigners and executives traveling to Medellín. It is located on El Poblado Avenue, in the exclusive mall San Fernando Plaza Financial and Cultural Center. Plus, it only takes a 12-minute walk (900 m – 0.6 mi) to get to Lleras Park.
The common areas of the hotel are cozy, and you can find a variety of services for a pleasant stay. There is a unique Piano Bar near the lobby and the Spezia restaurant serving international cuisine with French influences on the 8th floor. On this floor is the terrace, where you find the spa and beauty salon, pool and wet zone, massage room, gym, the solarium, and the Asturias bar.
All necessary amenities are in the guest rooms, including Wi-Fi, TV, safe, electronic locks, telephone, air conditioning minibar, hairdryer, among others. The Special Double and Special Twin rooms with two beds have the option of an additional double bed. Suites have a separate living room and the Grand Suites, terraces with an amazing view. The Presidential Suite on the top floor boasts special décor, a Jacuzzi, living room, dining room and a stunning view of the Aburrá Valley from the terrace.
Other services include craft store, in-door parking, shoe-cleaning service, medical assistance, tourist information, laundry, currency exchange, daily press, access for people with reduced mobility, and financial services in the San Fernando Plaza business complex.
Hotel San Fernando Plaza has 7 meeting rooms and catering experts at your disposal. The rooms are named after some iconic trees and have audiovisual aids and connectivity, plus a varied menu of food and drinks, and all that is need for a successful event.
We recommend this hotel to foreigners and executives looking for exclusivity.
Park 10 Hotel
Carrera 36 B #11-12
Room types: Junior Suite Twin (45 sq m – 484 sq ft) / Junior Suite (45 sq m – 484 sq ft) / Luxury Twin (33 sq m – 354 sq ft) / Luxury Queen (33 sq m – 354 sq ft) / Grand Suite (75 sq m – 807 sq ft) / Grand Suite Jacuzzi (75 sq m – 807 sq ft)
Highlights: 2 restaurants / Spa / Entertainment offer
Services: Transportation (Traditional, executive, or luxury) / Event venues and business rooms
Prizes: Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice 2020
Hotel Park 10 is a high-end lodging in the surroundings of Lleras park that is part of the holding D’Groupe. Within 10 minutes on foot, you will be in Medellin’s gastronomic and nightlife district, also near parks, malls, and health centers. Despite being very close to this sector, the hotel sits in a calm residential zone.
As described by its staff, it is the perfect mixture of business and pleasure. In one place, you find the ideal space for managing your business while enjoying the most comfortable stay with varied options for wellness and entertainment.
From its design to the service provided, this hotel stands out. The suites are spacious and fully equipped for maximum comfort. All include internet, LCD TVs, safe box, desk, air conditioning, hairdryer, and minibar. The junior suite twin has a living room, the junior suite tops that with a dining room and a bathtub. Then, the luxury suites also have a bathtub and boast city views.
The Grand Suites are on the top floor so guests have panoramic views of Medellin and have two stories, the first including the living and dining rooms, guest bathroom, and a studio. On the second story are the bedroom and private bathroom with a luxurious design. The bonus point of the grand suite jacuzzi is of course the Jacuzzi for relaxing after a busy day.
La Terraza and LUSSAC restaurants offer Colombian and international cuisine respectively in nice ambiances. Nirvana Spa is a place for relaxation, beauty, and health. Also, being a guest here has its privileges such as having admission to El Rodeo Country Club to play golf or a range of exclusive restaurants and clubs to choose from D’Groupe’s portfolio.
Last but definitely not least, Hotel Park 10 has different spaces to host business and academic events, including an auditorium, a library, and a board room.
We recommend this hotel to demanding business travelers and executives.
Haven Luxury Suites
Calle 10 A #36-29
Capacity: around 40 guests
Room types: 4 Multi bedroom suites / 5 Single bedroom suites
Highlights: Rooftop bar / Heated pool / Lobby bar & cafe / En-suite Jacuzzis
Services: 24/7 Airport transfer
Haven is a luxury boutique hotel in El Poblado where uniqueness is an essential concept. Located merely 5 minutes away from Lleras Park, you have everything you need a few steps from the front door. Parks, restaurants, and shops of all kinds are in the surroundings, including the Vizcaya mall.
No two rooms are the same, not even similar, and the kind of accommodation also varies. The single bedroom suites range from 15 sq m (161 sq ft) to 32 sq m (344 sq mi) and are designed to accommodate 2 to 4 guests. These feature Queen-size beds, bathroom, smart TV, A/C, minibar, soundproofed windows and doors, and key card access. Balconies and Jacuzzis are special features of a couple of suites.
This hotel goes one step further and offers spacious multi-bedroom suites from 24 sq m (258 sq mi) for 4 guests to 138 sq m (1485 sq mi) duplex suites for 12 guests. Jacuzzis, balconies, lounge, and kitchen areas are the highlights of these spaces.
Although right outside of the hotel you can find a wide range of leisure establishments, Haven Luxury Suites has Swing, a bar & café to spend your days, and the rooftop terrace bar with a heated pool, the ideal place to watch the sunset and enjoy panoramic views of the city.
We recommend this hotel to couples and groups with a solid budget expecting more privacy.
Viktory Boutique Hotel
Carrera 36 #8A-81 Provenza
Capacity: 9 rooms
Room types: Viktory Reina Suites / Viktory Royal Suites / Viktory Mansion Suites
Highlights: En-suite jacuzzis / Private heated pool / Sun Terrace
Services: Tours / Transportation / Cleaning
Viktory Boutique Hotel is another luxury lodge in this sector, more specifically in Provenza – the boutique shopping and international cuisine spot in El Poblado. It is just 4 minutes on foot (1 block) from Parque Lleras, which is a great advantage. Also, the Sports zone of El Poblado and Parque La Presidenta are 5 and 13 minutes away respectively.
It belongs to the Serena Realty Colombian corporation.
It has an innovative concept of stylish and spacious suites with capacities from 2 to 18 guests, depending on the number of bedrooms (1 to 9). The suites are equipped with Queen-size beds, free internet, TVs, A/C, minibars, en-suite bathrooms, kitchenettes, lounges and soundproofed windows and doors.
Other special amenities are the Jacuzzis within the suites and the larger suites with access to a private heated pool and the sun terrace with an 8-person Jacuzzi.
We recommend this hotel to friend groups and couples who like a little fun and exclusivity.
Provenza Party Lofts
Provenza Party Lofts is another well-situated hotel with the parks Lleras and El Poblado within walking distance. That is 5 and 11 minutes respectively. Although the hotel doesn’t have common areas, there is a wide offer of restaurants, bars and shops nearby.
Its qualified staff provides an unforgettable stay, and the rooms are ideal for comfort. There are varied options for accommodation from 2 to 14-people capacity, all of which are spacious and completely furnished. Basic amenities include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, TV, minibar, closet, iron, hairdryer, among others.
You find lofts from 1 to 7 bedrooms (28 sq m/301 sq ft – 178 sq m/1916 sq ft), with a private bathroom, lounge, kitchen, dining area, and Jacuzzi depending on your choice.
We recommend this hotel to both solo and group travelers who love partying.
The Somos Hotel
Calle 10 A #40-19
Capacity: 18 rooms – 90 beds
Room types: 9 Standard Queen rooms (23 sq m – 248 sq ft) / 3 Double Queen rooms (29 sq m – 312 sq ft) / 4 Deluxe King rooms (23 sq m – 248 sq ft) / 2 dorms each one with 8 bunk beds
Highlights: Rooftop / Basement / Restaurant-bar
Services: Front desk / Biosafety protocols / Tour desk / Cleaning services / Free parking / Airport shuttle service / Free Wi-Fi
Situated right in the nightlife zone of El Poblado, The Somos Hotel stands out for its New York-ish architecture style. It is proof of how the power of design can convert small areas into great spaces.
It is only 2 blocks (3 minutes walking) from the Lleras Park, 500 m (0.3 mi) from Parque El Poblado, and 850 m (0.5 mi) from La Presidenta Park. Around it, many cafés, restaurants, hotels and hostels, as well as boutique shops.
It has a minimalist decoration but every space boasts its own charm and style. Besides that, the green of nature plays a role in creating a nice environment. From the outside you see a modern façade with integrated plants, but once you enter you forget about the hustle of the neighborhood.
There are four types of accommodation, including shared dorms. All other rooms have a private bathroom with toiletries, closet, clothes rack, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, rain shower system, hairdryer, iron, safe and wood floors.
You can have great experiences with the all-day breakfast service of the Café Mosquito Social Basement and the tropical drinks served at the Mosquito Rooftop. This is accompanied by ambiance music all day, all days. And a specialized staff that will take care of all your needs.
We recommend this hotel to trendy travelers who are into design and social life.
Hotel Du Parc Royal
Calle 9 #41-36
Capacity: 50 rooms- 90 beds
Room types: Executive Suite (35-45 sq m – 376-484 sq ft) / Classic Suite (45-50 sq m – 484-538 sq ft) / Twin Superior (45-50 sq m – 484-538 sq ft) / Superior Suite with balcony (60 sq m – 645 sq ft) / Acqua Suites (65 sq m – 699 sq ft) / Royal Suite (110 sq m – 1184 sq ft)
Highlights: Restaurant / Spa / Jacuzzi / Sauna / Turkish bath / Gym / Covered parking
Services: Room service / Chef to the room / Laundry / Hairdresser / Local and international calls / Wi-Fi / Concierge / Event rooms / Business Center / Art gallery / Guided tours / Airport transfers
Prizes: Tripadvisor Platinum Eco Leader / Tripadvisor Travellers Choice 2020 / Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2020 / Quality Summit
The Hotel Du Parc Royal in Medellin is an option for luxury accommodation with the highest quality standards and superior service.
This elegant boutique hotel with a notorious French style is located just two blocks west of Lleras Park, near the main tourist highlights in Medellin. Park El Poblado is 5 minutes away on foot and the lineal park La Presidenta even closer, it takes you 3 minutes to reach this green zone.
It offers 50 deluxe rooms with a modern and elegant design, which are equipped with air conditioning, safe, telephone, LCD cable TV, Wi-Fi connection, desk, iron, fully equipped kitchenette and complimentary breakfast buffet. A selected number of suites offers balconies with city views, lounge, bathtub and Jacuzzi.
Every guest need is covered, Hotel Du Parc has a spa, a gym, a restaurant and a café bar, a business center, and a hair salon. Besides its exclusive customer service, it is among the few ecological hotels in the city certified as Platinum by Tripadvisor.
We recommend this hotel to executives and demanding travelers.
Sites Hotel Medellin
Carrera 45 #5-15 Patio Bonito
Capacity: 85 beds plus 49 sofa beds
Room types: Single Loft (1 bed, 40 m2 – 430 sq ft) / Double Loft (2 beds, 40 m2 – 430 sq ft) / Studio (1 bedroom, 50 m2 – 538 sq ft) / Apartment (2 bedrooms, 62 m2 – 667 sq ft)
Highlights: Self-service laundry / Yoga / BBQ terrace / Wet area / Gym / Library
Services: 24/7 Front desk / Professional laundry / Indoor parking / Airport transfers / Buffet breakfast / Meeting room / Auditorium
Prizes: Tripadvisor Travellers Choice 2020 / It is among the 10% of the most popular hotels in the world.
The Sites 45 Hotel is a signature hotel (accommodation d’auteur), modern and sophisticated, with 4 original types of rooms with a capacity for 2 to 6 people.
All feature Wi-Fi, smart TV, private bathroom and balcony, dining area, kitchen with fridge and microwave. The bonus of the studios and apartments are the pillow menu, luxury amenities, air conditioning and lounge.
Here you get to experience the best from hotels and luxury apartments combined. That means customized service and extra comfort and privacy, also being close to the most important leisure, shopping, and business spots in Medellin. It is located to the southwest of Lleras park, specifically 1.1 km (0.7 mi) away, being closer to La Bailarina park (400 m – 0.3 mi).
In this Sites hotel, you will experience the city at its best, like a local, because you will be treated like one. There is a restaurant, gym, wet zone, reading room, library, business rooms and self-service laundry.
We recommend this hotel to solo travelers and co-workers that expect all the comfort of a hotel with the intimacy of luxury apartments.
Calle 16 #28-51 Av. Las Palmas
Capacity: 294 rooms
Room types: Superior King (28 m² – 301 sq ft) / Superior Twin (28 m² – 301 sq ft) / Junior Suite King (44 m² – 473 sq ft) / Junior Suite Twin (44 m² – 473 sq ft) / Executive Suites (55 m² – 592 sq ft) / King Suite (250 m² – 2690 sq ft)
Highlights: Restaurants / Bar / Spa / Gym / Pool / Hair Salon
Services: Travel agency / Pharmacy / Business Center / Event rooms / Concierge / Transport
Prizes: Tripadvisor Travellers Choice 2020
Hotel InterContinental Medellín is “an oasis in the city of the eternal spring”. The zone where it is located has a varied offer of shops and tourist spots for all tastes. It is a bit further away from central El Poblado, but still, Park Lleras is about 2 km-1.3 mi, meaning a 10-minute drive or 30-minute walk.
Rooms range from standard to executive and suites. All include telephone, internet, minibar, safe box, desk and TV. The rooms on the 7th floor (executive) have exclusive benefits such as access to the VIP lounge, terrace with Medellin views and a unique gastronomic experience, and to the meeting rooms. The Presidential Suite offers a bedroom with solarium, a living room, a common area with a bathroom and terrace, and a boardroom.
It offers an upscale gastronomic experience with its 2 restaurants and bar. Fogón de Piedra is an open-air restaurant where food is cooked with ancestral techniques on a wood stove and served on hot stones. On the other hand, Pepe&Melanzane focuses on Italian cuisine and has a nice environment with natural décor. Last, in the lobby, you will find Barí Bar, the meeting point for networking and sharing with friends, which serves coffee, snacks, and drinks.
Other services include a spa, a gym with a wet zone, pool, hair salon, travel agency, pharmacy, and concierge and transport services. Members of the VIP InterContinental Club have extra services and privileges.
For business purposes, the building provides a 24-hour Business Center and 16 event rooms with capacities from 10 to 1,200 people, which makes it the second-largest convention center in the city. However, complying with the biosafety protocols, the capacity of the rooms is reduced up to 50%.
We recommend this hotel to couples, families and business travelers with a solid budget.
Novotel Medellín El Tesoro
Carrera 25A #1A Sur – 45
Capacity: 238 rooms
Room types: Standard King/Queen (30 sq m – 323 sq ft) / Junior Suite (43 sq m – 463 sq ft) / King Studio (58 sq m – 624 sq ft) / Presidential Suite (95 sq m – 1022 sq ft)
Highlights: Bar / Restaurant / Gym / Solarium / Rooftop Pool
Services: 24h Frontdesk / Wi-Fi / Parking / Breakfast / Concierge / Business corner / Meeting rooms
Prizes: Tripadvisor Travellers Choice 2020
Novotel belongs to the large chain Accor Hotels, which stands out for guaranteeing the best location and service in each one of its hotels. You find it in Parque Comercial El Tesoro, a mall with a range of shops, restaurants, and entertainment activities in Southeastern Medellin. The Lleras Park in El Poblado is within a 10-minute drive (3 km – 1.3 mi). The hotel also has easy access to both city airports.
The hotel has a modern infrastructure and different services to ensure a comfortable stay. El Almacén restaurant offers a mixture between Latin American and signature cuisine for the 3 meals of the day, while Periférico Bar is the ideal place to end the day with an a la carte menu, some drinks, and a DJ on Fridays. Also, the gym and the pool on the 21st floor have an incredible of Medellin’s mountains and you can find a spa.
The rooms include amenities such as air conditioning, cable TV, safe box, minibar and hairdryer. Junior suites and king studies also come with a coffee maker and living room, the latter with a kitchenette. And the presidential suite offers a dressing room and a bathtub.
Novotel is a good option for business tourism as it has high-speed internet throughout the building, a business corner, and 6 meeting rooms with natural lighting. There are a banquet service and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment.
We recommend this hotel to executives and families expecting top-notch services and modern infrastructure in a calmer area of Medellín.
Estelar La Torre Suites
Carrera 20 #1-33
Capacity: 45 suites
Room types: Junior suites of 1-2 rooms (77 m² – 828 sq ft) / Suites of 1-2 rooms (108 m² – 1162 sq ft)
Highlights: Restaurant / Bar / Gym / Wet zone / Heated pool / Massage room / Solarium
Services: Wi-Fi / Private transport / Security / Laundry / Parking / Playroom / Car lobby / Meeting room
Prizes: Tripadvisor Travellers Choice 2020
Hotel Estelar La Torre Suites is located one block away from El Tesoro mall, the most important in the city. This means that Novotel Medellin is across the street and Lleras park 10 minutes away by car (3 km – 1.3 mi). Your stay will be unforgettable thanks to the quality services and the comfort of the spacious and modern suites.
The hotel, as its name says, offers suites, specifically 45 suites of one and two rooms with capacities for up to 5 people. Each suite has bedrooms with a bathroom and dressing room, social area: living/dining room, and some have a kitchen and a balcony from where you can enjoy views of the city.
As for the common areas of the hotel, you will find a gym, heated pool, Turkish bath and sauna, apart from a Spa. Also, yoga and pilates classes are offered. The on-site restaurant is open from 6 am to 9 pm. Other services offered are Wi-Fi, a playroom with a library, laundry, private transport, security, and parking.
For business people staying at the hotel, Estelar La Torre Suites offers a meeting room with a capacity for 8 people.
We recommend this hotel to couples and families that want a break from the bustling city but still like to have commercial establishments around.
Hotels outside of Medellín
The surroundings of Medellin are great if you are looking for complete relaxation and a getaway from the city. You will find towns with a pleasant climate and exuberant nature. Outside of Medellín, I visited and recommend the following hotels.
Movich Las Lomas Hotel
Glorieta Aeropuerto José María Córdova, Rionegro, Antioquia
Capacity: 254 rooms
Room types: Standard Twin (23 sq m – 247 sq ft) / Standard King (23 sq m – 247 sq ft) / Superior King (23 sq m – 247 sq ft) / Junior Suite (44 sq m – 473 sq ft) / Presidential Suite
Highlights: Spa / Wet areas / Fitness center / Tennis court / Pool / Pool table
Services: Airport transfer / Wi-Fi / Beauty Salon / Souvenir shop / Concierge
Prizes: Tripadvisor Travellers Choice 2020
Movich Las Lomas is a countryside hotel in Rionegro, the town where the international airport that serves Medellin is located. It is actually 1.2 km (0.7 mi) from there, meaning a 3-minute drive. Now, to get to El Poblado in Medellin, it takes around 30 minutes by car since the hotel is 21 km (13 mi) away.
Its slogan says it all: More than a hotel, an escape from routine. Whether you are traveling for vacations, business, or corporate events, you can relax at this hotel like no other where the atmosphere far from the city only can transmit peace.
The 4 main types of rooms at Movich are equipped with air conditioning, desk, TV, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe, and a private bathroom with amenities. The standard accommodations offer a King or two beds. The superior king room comes with the benefit of VIP lounge access. The junior suite includes an additional space – a living room.
You will find a variety of amenities for your comfort including the Kúa Spa, a fitness center with a wet zone, tennis court, pool, videogames, pool table, beauty salon, souvenir shop, and concierge service. Airport transfer is free. It has 254 rooms provided with air conditioning, sound-proof windows, a minibar, Wi-Fi, telephone, and safe box.
Also, it is possible to choose from 2 restaurants: Ébano for tasting the best from the international and local cuisine and Pecan Grilled & Baked for enjoying gourmet fast food in a more relaxed ambiance. There is also the Iraka Bar and the Lounge Club for VIP guests.
Movich Las Lomas is the ideal venue for events surrounded by nature. It offers 9 rooms for conferences and conventions, large gardens for outdoor activities, a business center, and audiovisual aids.
We recommend this hotel to couples and families looking for a relaxing holiday, or to corporate groups that plan on having business events with absolute comfort.
Km 13 +800 Via JMC, Vereda El Tablazo – Rionegro, Antioquia
Capacity: 109 rooms
Room types: Superior Double (42 sq m – 452 sq ft) / Superior Single (25 sq m – 269 sq ft) / Junior Suite (47 sq m – 505 sq ft) / Lagoon Suite (71 sq m – 764 sq ft)
Highlights: Lagoon / Restaurant & Bar / Heated pool & Jacuzzi / Fitness Centers / Green areas
Services: Laundry / Private parking / Security / Event hall
Prizes: Travel Myth Top 3 Hotels in Rionegro 2020 / Tripadvisor Travellers Choice 2020
Hotel Lagoon Llanogrande belongs to Las Américas Hotel Group, a hotel chain with over 40 years of experience in 5-star hotels with top-notch service.
It is located outside Medellín (25 km-15.5 mi from El Poblado), in the neighboring municipality of Rionegro. The international airport of Medellin is only 5 km-3.2 mi (7-minute drive) away.
Highlights of this region are nature and calmness, so it is ideal for a getaway from the city whether it is for leisure or business purposes. Its name is given by the huge lagoon of over 19,000 m2 that is in front of the hotel.
Lagoon Llanogrande facilities are spacious and modern but allow direct contact with nature. The hotel has a variety of services for wellness and leisure. There is a heated swimming pool with Jacuzzi, green zones for doing sports, and a fitness center. Additional services include laundry, private parking, and 24-hour security.
There are 109 comfortable rooms and suites, fully equipped with air conditioning, telephone, internet, minibar, shower, slippers, TV safe, and desk. Suites come with a lounge and the lagoon suite has a bedroom and a living/dining room with a guest bathroom. The highlight of rooms at Lagoon hotel is they offer balconies that allow lake or nature views.
High cuisine offer is represented by the Cumbal Restaurant, which serves a fusion menu with local, Peruvian and international cuisine, and the Lugano bar, the ideal place to have some drinks in a relaxed environment.
The hotel is also perfect for meetings and events. There is a main hall with a capacity of 300 people, two meeting rooms and a co-working area. And expect a specialized staff in logistics and customer service to help you.
We recommend this hotel to families couples and families looking for a relaxing nature holiday, or to corporate groups that plan on having business events with absolute comfort.
More Accommodations in Colombia
Do you want to get to know more accommodations in Colombia? We make recommendations in all of our travel guides or read the following blogs!
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Colombia travel guide
If you feel like going to Colombia, you should definitely have a look at my travel guides in the different regions.
- Colombia Travel Guide
- Bogota Travel Guide
- Medellin Travel Guide
- Santa Marta Travel Guide
- Cartagena Travel Guide
- La Guajira Travel Guide
- Llanos Travel Guide
- Providencia Travel Guide
- Coffee Triangle Travel Guide
- Amazonas Travel Guide
- Choco Travel Guide
- Santander Travel Guide
- Boyaca Travel Guide
- Villa de Leyva Travel Guide
- San Andres Island Travel Guide
- Tayrona Park Travel Guide
- Palomino Travel Guide
- Heritage Towns Colombia Travel Guide
- Chicamocha Canyon Travel Guide
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