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The 9 Best Budget-Friendly Hotels in Colombia’s Coffee Region

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Updated on 04/03/2024

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The Colombian Eje Cafetero, also known as the “Coffee Triangle,” consists of the Quindío, Risaralda, and Caldas departments. This region is renowned for its role as one of Colombia’s primary coffee-growing regions and boasts a year-round mild climate. Traveling through this region requires careful planning due to its vast size and potential expenses. Therefore, we present to you the most budget-friendly hotels in this beautiful region where you can stay comfortably without breaking the bank.

Please note that some hotel services may incur additional charges and are indicated with an asterisk (*).

If you want to know the best places and activities you can enjoy in the coffee region, one of the most beautiful and cultural regions of Colombia, we recommend you to visit our travel guide to the coffee region and travel guide to Armenia.

Budget Hotels in Quindío

Hostal Camelot Salento

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Location: Salento
Address: Calle 5 # 2-28
Capacity: 6 rooms
Room Types: Quadruple Room with Private Bathroom (32 m²), Double Room with Private Bathroom (16 m²), Basic Triple Room with Shared Bathroom (12 m²), Standard Double Room with 2 Beds (12 m²).
Highlights: Horseback riding, family rooms, allergy-friendly rooms.
Services: TV, Wi-Fi, tourist information, ironing service, laundry service, garden.

Hostal Camelot Salento offers simple yet cozy accommodation with various lounges filled with antique items like televisions, sewing machines, telephones, and more. The rooms can accommodate 1 to 4 people. The hostel also arranges hiking and horseback riding excursions. It is located just a 6-minute walk (350 m) from Plaza de Bolívar Salento, 14 minutes by car (2.9 km) from Reserva Natural Kasaguadua, 10 km from Valle del Cocora, and 41 km from El Edén International Airport and Matecaña International Airport.

Hostal y Camping Los Girasoles

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Location: Salento
Address: Calle 6 # 0-30
Capacity: 8 rooms
Room Types: Superior Family Room with Private Bathroom (20 m²), Budget Double Room (9 m²), Five-Bed Room with Private Bathroom (13 m²), Family Room with Private Bathroom (22 m²), Double Room with Private Bathroom (11 m²), Bed in a Mixed 8-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom (22 m²), Triple Room (13 m²).
Highlights: Shuttle service, picnic area, terrace, family rooms, mini-market, bike rental, horseback riding, guided hikes, airport transfer.
Services: Garden, Wi-Fi, tourist information, TV, 24-hour reception, free parking.

Hostal y Camping Los Girasoles is a perfect spot for nature enthusiasts, nestled amidst the mountains, offering breathtaking landscapes and birdwatching opportunities. The hostel features a restaurant, free parking, and communal spaces. You can also explore the surroundings by hiking, horseback riding, and renting bicycles. The property is only a 13-minute walk (850 m) from Mirador de Salento, 19 minutes by car (10 km) from Valle del Cocora, and 40 km from El Edén International Airport and Matecaña International Airport.

Hostal La Casa de Lili

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Location: Salento
Address: Carrera 6 # 3-45
Capacity: 7 rooms
Room Types: Double Room with Shared Bathroom and 2 Beds (20 m²), Double Room (9 m²), Small Single Room (6 m²), Triple Room with Shared Bathroom (12 m²), Double Room (16 m²), Double Room with Private Bathroom (1 or 2 beds) (35 m²).
Highlights: Shuttle service, terrace, pet-friendly, family rooms.
Services: TV, garden, tourist information, Wi-Fi, 24-hour reception, laundry service.

Hostal La Casa de Lili is a small, colonial-style property with 7 rooms accommodating 1 to 3 people. It features a sun terrace and a shared kitchen. The hotel offers hiking boots for rent, which is convenient for visiting the Valle del Cocora, an area prone to mist and rain. This accommodation is just a 7-minute walk (450 m) from Mirador de Salento, 10 km from Valle del Cocora, and 40 km from El Edén International Airport.

Finca Hostal El Rubí

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Location: Quimbaya
Address: Km 1.6 via Quimbaya – Finlandia
Capacity: 8 rooms
Room Types: Double Room (17 m²), Family Room (20 m²).
Highlights: Terrace, picnic area, shuttle service, wheelchair-accessible rooms, family rooms, airport transfer.
Services: Tourist information, garden, TV, private bathroom, free parking.

Finca Hostal El Rubí offers accommodations surrounded by nature, featuring a garden, sun terrace, and ample parking. It is suitable for families or groups of friends and welcomes pets. The staff is happy to share their knowledge about the entire coffee production process. This property is located 17 minutes by car (8.4 km) from Parque Temático Quimbayas, 9.6 km from PANACA, and 34 km from El Edén International Airport.

Hotel Castillo Real

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Location: Armenia
Address: Calle 21 # 15-51
Capacity: 15 rooms
Room Types: Double Room (20 m²), Triple Room (25 m²), Triple Room (Basic) (25 m²), Standard Quadruple Room (30 m²), Double Room with 2 Beds (20 m²), Family Room (34 m²), Single Room (25 m²).
Highlights: Airport transfer, family rooms, car rental, bike tours, café.
Services: Tourist information, 24-hour reception, ironing service, laundry service, photocopier, desk, Wi-Fi, safe, private bathroom.

Hotel Castillo Real is situated in the center of Armenia, just a 2-minute walk (180 m) from Plaza de Bolívar, a 9-minute drive (3.8 km) from Estadio de Fútbol Centenario, 16 km from Parque del Café, and 14 km from El Edén International Airport. The hotel features a common area and a restaurant. The rooms can accommodate up to 5 people and are equipped with a TV, a desk, a private bathroom, and a minibar. You’ll find various popular restaurants in the vicinity, including SanBlass, as well as international chains like KFC and Frisby.

Hotel El Bosque

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Location: Armenia
Address: Calle 19 # 25-40
Capacity: 27 rooms
Room Types: Single Room (16 m²), Double Room (20 m²), Triple Room (20 m²), Standard Double Room with 2 Beds (20 m²), Quadruple Room (24 m²), Family Room (24 m²).
Highlights: Pet-friendly, business center, accessible rooms, airport transfer, meeting rooms.
Services: Bar, snack bar, wardrobe, private bathroom, safe, tourist information, 24-hour reception, laundry service, ironing service, Wi-Fi, photocopier, free parking.

Hotel El Bosque is a 3-story property with free private parking, a communal area, and rooms for 1 to 3 people. It’s ideal for business travelers, as it’s located in the city center, where various companies have their headquarters, and it features a business center. Each room is equipped with a TV, minibar, private bathroom, desk, and wardrobe. The hotel is 13 minutes by car (1.9 km) from Plaza de Bolívar, 5.2 km from Parque de la Vida, and 15 km from El Edén International Airport.

Hotel Finca El Prado

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Location: La Tebaida
Address: Vereda El Prado 5 km via Pueblo Tapao La Tebaida
Capacity: 4 rooms
Room Types: Family Room (24 m²), Deluxe Double Room with Garden View – 1 or 2 Beds (9 m²), Double Room (8 m²), Basic Triple Room (15 m²).
Highlights: Pet-friendly, family rooms, airport transfer.
Services: TV, tourist information, garden, private bathroom, Wi-Fi, pool.

Hotel Finca El Prado is a nature-surrounded accommodation that can host up to 15 people, making it ideal for families or large groups of friends. The property boasts an outdoor pool, a garden, and a pavilion with a barbecue and oven. Situated in La Tebaida, it’s 9 km from Parque del Café, 7.8 km from El Edén International Airport, and 21 km from Armenia.

Budget Hotels in Risaralda

Eco Hotel Finca El Encanto

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Location: Pereira
Address: Vereda Arabia, Sector Pérez Alto, Finca El Encanto
Capacity: 4 rooms
Room Types: Quadruple Room with Garden View (23 m²), Studio with Sofa Bed (40 m²), Double Room with Mountain View (30 m²), Standard Family Room (36 m²).
Highlights: Picnic area, bike tours, terrace, shuttle service, family rooms, soundproof rooms, pet-friendly, accessible rooms, allergy-friendly rooms.
Services: Garden, Wi-Fi, TV, tourist information, games room, laundry service, wardrobe, private bathroom, currency exchange, free parking.

Eco Hotel Finca El Encanto is a rural property with a barbecue area, garden, free parking, a terrace, and a game room. The rooms can accommodate up to 8 people and provide mountain views in some cases. Visitors with pets can comfortably bring their animals along as there’s plenty of space on the premises. Hiking is possible in the hotel’s surroundings. The hotel is located 19 minutes by car (7.5 km) from Torre Mirador Altagracia, 20 km from Matecaña International Airport, and 24 km from downtown Pereira.

Hôtel d’lyon

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Location: Santa Rosa de Cabal
Address: Calle 17 # 11-50
Capacity: 18 rooms
Room Types: Deluxe Room with Large Bed (9 m²), Double Room with External Private Bathroom (9 m²), Family Suite (15 m²).
Highlights: Airport transfer, family rooms, meeting rooms, terrace.
Services: Restaurant, Wi-Fi, tourist information, TV, private bathroom, photocopier, 24-hour reception, games area, ironing service, laundry service.

Hôtel d’lyon offers guests free parking, a restaurant, a small play area for children, a terrace, and rooms with a private bathroom, TV, refrigerator, kitchenette, and in some cases, a balcony. The property has special agreements for bookings at Termales de San Vicente and Termales de Santa Rosa de Cabal. This hotel is a 24-minute drive (15.3 km) from Pereira, 10.3 km from Termales de Santa Rosa de Cabal, and 21 km from Matecaña International Airport.

Budget Hotels in Caldas

Hotel Ayenda Macondo

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Location: Manizales
Address: Calle 20 # 20-19
Capacity: 20 rooms
Room Types: Standard Double Room (18 m²), Superior Double Room (22 m²), Deluxe Double Room (25 m²), Standard Triple Room (18 m²), Standard Quadruple Room (22 m²), Superior Family Room (22 m²), Standard Family Room (24 m²).
Highlights: Terrace, family rooms.
Services: TV, wardrobe, Wi-Fi, tourist information, 24-hour reception, ironing service, laundry service, private bathroom, desk, sofa bed.

Hotel Ayenda Macondo offers simple accommodation with rooms for up to 5 people, equipped with flat-screen TVs, a desk, a private bathroom, and a lovely city view. There is no on-site parking, but there are parking options in the vicinity for hassle-free parking. This hotel is strategically located in the center of Manizales, within walking distance of various tourist attractions, specifically a 2-minute walk (140 meters) from Plaza Alfonso López Pumarejo, a 3-minute walk (220 meters) from Plaza De Bolívar, and 11 km from La Nubia Airport.

Hotel Cañaveral Plaza

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Location: Manizales
Address: Carrera 22 # 15-17, 2nd floor
Capacity: 25 rooms
Room Types: Junior Suite (7 m²), Executive Suite (9 m²), Family Suite (12 m²).
Highlights: Pet-friendly, family rooms.
Services: Wi-Fi, tourist information, 24-hour reception, TV, ironing service, laundry service, private bathroom, photocopier.

Hotel Cañaveral Plaza is a small accommodation with a spacious lobby, 3 lounges with several armchairs, and rooms for 2 to 5 people. The rooms are equipped with a TV, a refrigerator, a private bathroom, and, in some cases, a balcony. This accommodation is located a 5-minute walk (350 meters) from Parque del Agua, a 4-minute drive (1.3 km) from Plaza Alfonso López Pumarejo, and 11.5 km from La Nubia Airport.

Thanks to the strategic location and diverse offerings of these budget hotels in the Eje Cafetero region, you can plan your trip comfortably and affordably. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes, cultural attractions, and delicious coffee of this stunning Colombian region without exceeding your budget. Book your stay today and look forward to an unforgettable experience in the Eje Cafetero!

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